The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 80 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XSD 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.32% - 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.40% - 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£425 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +28.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
XSD
South East

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 Buckinghamshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
285 275 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.91% 21.25% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 176 146
Average daily rate £325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £473 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

XSD
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 4 £425 -
XSD
South East

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) XSLT
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) Fiddler
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) IIS
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) EDI
3 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 3 (50.00%) MSMQ
3 3 (50.00%) MQSeries
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) JMS

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) SOA Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) XSLT
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) MSMQ
3 3 (50.00%) EDI
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (33.33%) JMS
4 2 (33.33%) WSDL
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) IVR
1 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) XQuery
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle