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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 148 153 188
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +35
Contract jobs citing XSD 12 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% 1.00% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 10
Median daily rate £525 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £385 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £22.04
XSD
London

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
1229 1095 1693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.48% 31.98% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 920 1350
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £26.32 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.26%
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 the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 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 6 December 2016.

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 6 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 City of London region with a requirement for XSD.

1 21 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 11 (52.38%) Finance
5 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
6 9 (42.86%) C#
6 9 (42.86%) HTML
6 9 (42.86%) .NET
6 9 (42.86%) Web Services
7 8 (38.10%) JSP
7 8 (38.10%) XSLT
7 8 (38.10%) J2EE
7 8 (38.10%) Java
7 8 (38.10%) MVC
7 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
7 8 (38.10%) Banking
7 8 (38.10%) Spring
7 8 (38.10%) JIRA
7 8 (38.10%) Multithreading
8 7 (33.33%) Spring MVC
8 7 (33.33%) JSON
8 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (33.33%) Scrum
8 7 (33.33%) JMS
8 7 (33.33%) Java RMI
8 7 (33.33%) Oracle
8 7 (33.33%) JUnit
8 7 (33.33%) Servlets
8 7 (33.33%) CSS
9 6 (28.57%) DB2

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (14.29%) Mule
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) Confluence
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SNMP
2 2 (9.52%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) DB2
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.52%) MariaDB
4 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.76%) OLTP
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) JIRA
2 7 (33.33%) JUnit
3 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
4 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
4 4 (19.05%) Selenium
5 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
5 3 (14.29%) Maven
5 3 (14.29%) Mockito
5 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 3 (14.29%) Spock
6 2 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (9.52%) MSI
6 2 (9.52%) Subversion
6 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
7 1 (4.76%) Rational Rose
7 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
3 5 (23.81%) Front Office
4 1 (4.76%) Billing
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Senior Developer
3 6 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Front Office Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Architect
6 3 (14.29%) Data Architect
6 3 (14.29%) Salesforce Developer
7 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Agile Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Automation Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) ETL Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) SSIS Developer
8 1 (4.76%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) Web Services
3 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
3 8 (38.10%) J2EE
3 8 (38.10%) JSP
3 8 (38.10%) Spring
3 8 (38.10%) XSLT
4 7 (33.33%) CSS
4 7 (33.33%) Java RMI
4 7 (33.33%) JMS
4 7 (33.33%) JSON
4 7 (33.33%) Servlets
4 7 (33.33%) Spring MVC
5 6 (28.57%) jQuery
5 6 (28.57%) REST
6 5 (23.81%) Ajax
6 5 (23.81%) Struts
6 5 (23.81%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Fixed Income
2 3 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (14.29%) Reference Data
2 3 (14.29%) Taxonomies
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) Equities
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Social Media
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Multithreading
1 8 (38.10%) MVC
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Scrum
3 6 (28.57%) SOA
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 5 (23.81%) OO
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 3 (14.29%) ETL
6 3 (14.29%) Microservices
6 3 (14.29%) Refactoring
7 2 (9.52%) BDD
7 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) Web Development
8 1 (4.76%) DevOps
8 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) C#
4 8 (38.10%) Java
5 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
5 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
6 3 (14.29%) Apex Code
6 3 (14.29%) Korn
6 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 3 (14.29%) Python
6 3 (14.29%) SOQL
6 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 3 (14.29%) XPath
7 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Canoo
4 3 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (14.29%) Solace
5 2 (9.52%) MuleSoft
5 2 (9.52%) Sybase
5 2 (9.52%) Teradata
6 1 (4.76%) ATG
6 1 (4.76%) Bloomberg
6 1 (4.76%) Endeca
6 1 (4.76%) WorldPay