The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 54 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XSD 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.31% - 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% - 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £484 - £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.16% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +14.72%

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
192 134 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.91% 21.17% 19.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 88 76
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £11.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing XSD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for XSD.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Sun Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) Refactoring
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) JPA
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source Development
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ETL Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) JPA
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (66.67%) Refactoring
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) SOLID
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source Development
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft