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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank - - 63
Contract jobs citing XSD 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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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
290 193 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.06% 24.06% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 86 89
Average daily rate £395 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Average hourly rate £15.83 £40.57 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.98% +170.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £38.77 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.81 £140.00 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) B2C
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) SEO
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Data Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Confluence

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) B2C
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) SEO
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) hybris