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 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank - 72 66
Contract jobs citing XSD 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.20% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.83% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-14.41% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £22.04
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
158 241 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.94% 23.86% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 168 99
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Median hourly rate - £17.33 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.48%
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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for XSD.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSL
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Workflow
1 4 (100.00%) Publishing
1 4 (100.00%) XML Messaging
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 4 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) Workflow Development
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Java

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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) CRM Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XML Messaging
1 4 (100.00%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Workflow
1 4 (100.00%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft