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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 65 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing XSD 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 0.12% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.67% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £338 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £52.50
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
150 202 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.61% 24.72% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 147 108
Median daily rate £335 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -52.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Data Management
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) VB

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Management
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (75.00%) VB