The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 71 78 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing XSD 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.50% 0.086% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.11% 0.37% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £361 £440 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £403 £344
% change year-on-year
-2.42% +17.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
190 268 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.69% 23.14% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 204 102
Median daily rate £380 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £325 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £538 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 10
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.33 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.53% -46.67%
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 Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 3 £308 -
Warrington - 1 £415 -
XSD
North West

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for XSD.

1 9 (81.82%) Web Services
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) SOAP
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) REST
3 6 (54.55%) RESTful
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) JBoss
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) Clustering
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Data Guard
5 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
5 4 (36.36%) Silverlight
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (36.36%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (36.36%) Internet of Things
5 4 (36.36%) ArchiMate
5 4 (36.36%) Smart Meter
5 4 (36.36%) Publishing
5 4 (36.36%) XML Messaging
5 4 (36.36%) Workflow
5 4 (36.36%) Internet
5 4 (36.36%) CRM

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 5 (45.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) MariaDB
General
1 4 (36.36%) Publishing
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Architect
2 4 (36.36%) CRM Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Database Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Integration Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Information Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Information Systems Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Smart Metering Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Web Services
2 7 (63.64%) REST
2 7 (63.64%) SOAP
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) RESTful
3 6 (54.55%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) Silverlight
4 4 (36.36%) XML Messaging
4 4 (36.36%) XSL
5 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) JSON Schema
5 2 (18.18%) Node.js
5 2 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 4 (36.36%) Internet of Things
2 4 (36.36%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ArchiMate
1 4 (36.36%) CRM
1 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
1 4 (36.36%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (36.36%) SOA
1 4 (36.36%) UML
1 4 (36.36%) Workflow
1 4 (36.36%) Workflow Development
2 2 (18.18%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) Python
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft