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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 187 209 201
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Contract jobs citing XSD 16 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.95% 0.89% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 11
Average daily rate
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£465 £494 £675
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% -26.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £380 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £11.00 £32.97
% change year-on-year
+96.18% -66.63%
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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
1685 2126 1910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.56% 30.02% 29.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1344 1630 1477
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £19.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.23 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014, 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 42 (97.67%) XML
2 17 (39.53%) SQL
3 16 (37.21%) XSLT
4 15 (34.88%) Java
5 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
5 13 (30.23%) Web Services
6 12 (27.91%) .NET
6 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
6 12 (27.91%) Oracle
7 11 (25.58%) C#
7 11 (25.58%) Finance
8 10 (23.26%) HTML
8 10 (23.26%) XSL
8 10 (23.26%) SOA
8 10 (23.26%) JSON
9 9 (20.93%) CSS
9 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (20.93%) Banking
9 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
10 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
10 8 (18.60%) Data Modelling
10 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
10 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
11 7 (16.28%) Confluence
11 7 (16.28%) Spring
11 7 (16.28%) Marketing
11 7 (16.28%) SOAP
12 6 (13.95%) Sybase

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 7 (16.28%) Confluence
2 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) JBoss
3 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.65%) AquaLogic
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.33%) Mule
4 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
1 4 (9.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.65%) SAP HR
2 2 (4.65%) Workday HCM
3 1 (2.33%) Markit EDM
3 1 (2.33%) ION MarketView
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) FTP
1 4 (9.30%) WinSCP
2 2 (4.65%) LDAP
2 2 (4.65%) AMQP
3 1 (2.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (9.30%) MySQL
7 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
7 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (6.98%) DB2
8 2 (4.65%) OLTP
8 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (2.33%) Pentaho
9 1 (2.33%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.63%) JUnit
3 4 (9.30%) JIRA
4 3 (6.98%) Maven
5 2 (4.65%) Ant
5 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.33%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (2.33%) Mockito
6 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.33%) Subversion
6 1 (2.33%) Checkstyle
6 1 (2.33%) Selenium
6 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Banking
3 7 (16.28%) Marketing
4 4 (9.30%) Back Office
4 4 (9.30%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.98%) Publishing
6 2 (4.65%) Billing
7 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Developer
2 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Data Architect
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (4.65%) CRM Developer
6 2 (4.65%) UI Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (4.65%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.33%) Hybris Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Workday Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (97.67%) XML
2 16 (37.21%) XSLT
3 13 (30.23%) Web Services
4 12 (27.91%) .NET
5 10 (23.26%) HTML
5 10 (23.26%) XSL
5 10 (23.26%) JSON
6 9 (20.93%) CSS
7 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
8 7 (16.28%) Spring
8 7 (16.28%) SOAP
9 6 (13.95%) JMS
10 5 (11.63%) Spring MVC
10 5 (11.63%) jQuery
11 4 (9.30%) JSP
11 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
11 4 (9.30%) Silverlight
11 4 (9.30%) REST
12 3 (6.98%) CSS3
12 3 (6.98%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.65%) Social Network
4 2 (4.65%) Derivative
4 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.65%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) Data Conversion
5 1 (2.33%) Open Source
5 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.33%) W3C
5 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) UNIX
2 5 (11.63%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Windows
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) SOA
2 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.60%) Data Modelling
4 7 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
5 6 (13.95%) Migration
5 6 (13.95%) MVC
6 5 (11.63%) Data Migration
6 5 (11.63%) CRM
7 4 (9.30%) ETL
7 4 (9.30%) Workflow
7 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.30%) Scrum
7 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.30%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
7 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.98%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (6.98%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) SQL
2 15 (34.88%) Java
3 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
4 11 (25.58%) C#
5 5 (11.63%) VBScript
6 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
6 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.98%) XPath
7 3 (6.98%) Perl
8 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.33%) Scala
8 1 (2.33%) VB6
8 1 (2.33%) XQuery
8 1 (2.33%) Python
8 1 (2.33%) VB
8 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.65%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Oracle
2 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) Sybase
4 4 (9.30%) VMware
5 3 (6.98%) IBM
6 2 (4.65%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (4.65%) SAP
6 2 (4.65%) Business Objects
6 2 (4.65%) BEA
6 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.65%) Google
6 2 (4.65%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.33%) Talend
7 1 (2.33%) Atomikos
7 1 (2.33%) hybris
7 1 (2.33%) Canoo
7 1 (2.33%) Axway
7 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.33%) ION Trading
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