The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 78 49 70
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +21
Contract jobs citing XSD 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.099% 0.65% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 2.50% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £32.97
% change year-on-year
- -66.63%
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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 Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
290 160 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 28.83% 26.02% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 120 108
Average daily rate £375 £318 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% +2.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 13
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Spring MVC
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) Data Validation
2 4 (80.00%) B2C
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Confluence
2 4 (80.00%) hybris
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) SEO
2 4 (80.00%) Validation
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) CSS

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (80.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Lead Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Hybris Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) Spring MVC
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) JSP
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (80.00%) B2C
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) SEO
1 4 (80.00%) Validation
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) Kanban
1 4 (80.00%) Data Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) hybris
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle