The first table below looks at the demand for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Birmingham region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XSD 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £324 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.19% -13.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
169 177 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.74% 28.92% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 115 77
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +446.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
XSD
West Midlands

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

XSD
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) EAI
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 4 (100.00%) WSDL
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
1 4 (100.00%) Kindle
1 4 (100.00%) REST

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) WSDL
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
1 4 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Kindle
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) EAI
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) TIBCO