The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 118 125 132
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing XSD 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.081% 0.16% 0.100%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.68% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
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£425 £460 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +22.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £364
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
XSD
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
543 584 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.06% 23.04% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 295 225
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XSD across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XSD across the Berkshire region.

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

XSD
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XSD across the Berkshire region.

XSD Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

XSD
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 1 - -
Reading - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
XSD
South East

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing XSD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XSD.

1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) JUnit
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) JSP
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (75.00%) B2C
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Subversion
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) Ajax
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) JIRA
2 6 (75.00%) Spring MVC
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Confluence
2 6 (75.00%) hybris
3 5 (62.50%) J2EE
3 5 (62.50%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing XSD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (75.00%) Confluence
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) JUnit
1 6 (75.00%) Subversion
1 6 (75.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Hybris Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) Ajax
2 6 (75.00%) Spring MVC
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) JSP
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
3 5 (62.50%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (75.00%) B2C
1 6 (75.00%) Scrum
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) SEO
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Data Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSD
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCTS
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) hybris
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft