The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 20 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing XSD 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.10% 0.69% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% 1.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £431 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +23.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.30 £42.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-23.09% -20.00%
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
31 66 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 34.07% 45.52% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 49 16
Median daily rate £325 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham 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 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 4 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for XSD.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) XPath
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Rally
2 2 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) XQuery
2 2 (66.67%) XForms
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) OLTP
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XForms
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (33.33%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) XPath
2 2 (66.67%) XQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Rally
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle