The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 22 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing XSD 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.11% 1.96% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.53% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £475 £306 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+64.44% -47.05%
XSD
Gloucestershire

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 Cheltenham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
19 42 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 20.00% 27.45% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 8
Average daily rate £400 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £332 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) XPath
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) BPEL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) TKPROF
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) OLTP
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) XForms
2 1 (50.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) BPEL
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) XPath
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Rally