The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 169 178 196
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +18
Contract jobs citing XSD 27 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.45% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.68% 1.50% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 25
Average daily rate
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£445 £450 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £386 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £620 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1604 1735 2171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.49% 29.87% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1318 1291 1627
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £58.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

XSD
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSD across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

XSD Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

XSD
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

XSD Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 40 (97.56%) XML
2 27 (65.85%) Java
3 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (51.22%) Spring
4 20 (48.78%) TDD
4 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
4 20 (48.78%) Oracle
5 18 (43.90%) Linux
5 18 (43.90%) Relational Database
6 17 (41.46%) JSON
6 17 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (41.46%) XSL
6 17 (41.46%) Hibernate
7 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
8 15 (36.59%) J2EE
8 15 (36.59%) UNIX
9 14 (34.15%) Ajax
9 14 (34.15%) Open Source
10 13 (31.71%) Mobile App
10 13 (31.71%) Mobile Application Development
10 13 (31.71%) Web Development
10 13 (31.71%) DB2
10 13 (31.71%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (29.27%) Web Services
12 11 (26.83%) SQL
13 10 (24.39%) XSLT
14 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
14 8 (19.51%) MongoDB
15 7 (17.07%) Maven
15 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (7.32%) Apache
1 3 (7.32%) Confluence
2 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.88%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.44%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) ION MarketView
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) SSL
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) Relational Database
2 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
3 13 (31.71%) DB2
3 13 (31.71%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (19.51%) MongoDB
5 6 (14.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (14.63%) NoSQL
6 5 (12.20%) Big Data
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.44%) TKPROF
9 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.44%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Maven
2 6 (14.63%) Ant
2 6 (14.63%) Subversion
2 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.32%) JIRA
5 2 (4.88%) VisualAge
5 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.44%) Mockito
6 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.44%) JUnit
6 1 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.44%) Selenium
6 1 (2.44%) jMock
6 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.44%) EasyMock
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
1 6 (14.63%) Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Back Office
2 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Retail Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) Java Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Web Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
4 3 (7.32%) C# Web Developer
4 3 (7.32%) XML Developer
4 3 (7.32%) AWS Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Java Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.44%) Programmer
6 1 (2.44%) Administrator
6 1 (2.44%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (97.56%) XML
2 21 (51.22%) Spring
3 17 (41.46%) Hibernate
3 17 (41.46%) JSON
3 17 (41.46%) XSL
4 15 (36.59%) J2EE
5 14 (34.15%) Ajax
6 12 (29.27%) Web Services
7 10 (24.39%) XSLT
8 6 (14.63%) WSDL
8 6 (14.63%) REST
9 5 (12.20%) HTML
10 4 (9.76%) JSP
10 4 (9.76%) SOAP
10 4 (9.76%) XML Schema
10 4 (9.76%) Middleware
10 4 (9.76%) Scalatra
10 4 (9.76%) jQuery
11 3 (7.32%) Spring Integration
11 3 (7.32%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.88%) DataPower
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.44%) W3C
3 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.44%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Linux
2 15 (36.59%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) AIX
3 1 (2.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) TDD
3 17 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (34.15%) Open Source
5 13 (31.71%) Mobile Application Development
5 13 (31.71%) Web Development
6 6 (14.63%) DevOps
6 6 (14.63%) SOA
7 5 (12.20%) UML
7 5 (12.20%) OOP
7 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (9.76%) Build Automation
9 3 (7.32%) Refactoring
9 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (7.32%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) EAI
9 3 (7.32%) OO
9 3 (7.32%) ETL
9 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.32%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) Java
2 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.83%) SQL
4 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
5 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.32%) C#
7 1 (2.44%) VBA
7 1 (2.44%) XPath
7 1 (2.44%) Groovy
7 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 3 (7.32%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) BS7799
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Firmware
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Sybase
2 3 (7.32%) Software AG
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.88%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.44%) webMethods
4 1 (2.44%) ION Trading
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