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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 21 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing XSD 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.90% 1.01% 4.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 3.23% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £600 £475 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +40.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £22.04
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
30 31 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 28.57% 31.31% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 21
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 7 December 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%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Data Security
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management

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%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
1 1 (33.33%) Mule
1 1 (33.33%) Mule ESB
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Data Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) RAML
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) API Design
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP