The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank - 55 -
Contract jobs citing XSD 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.33% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £601 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £22.04 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+67.87% -48.14%
XSD
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
155 111 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.90% 18.17% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 73 77
Average daily rate £325 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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