The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 64 73 65
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing XSD 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.64% 0.10% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.73% 0.37% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 - £32.00
XSD
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
183 271 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.46% 27.54% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 145 157
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.07 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% -5.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £9.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £40.57 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

XSD
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XSD across the Cheshire region.

XSD Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

XSD
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Crewe - 2 - -
XSD
North West

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) Data Validation
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Spring MVC
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Confluence
2 3 (60.00%) hybris
2 3 (60.00%) iPad
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) SEO
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) B2C
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) JSP
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (60.00%) Confluence
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Hybris Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Spring MVC
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) Data Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) SEO
2 3 (60.00%) B2C
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) hybris
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat