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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 186 181 202
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Contract jobs citing XSD 22 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.31% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 1.05% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 19
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £640 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £321
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +29.28%
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
1774 1716 2143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.30% 29.57% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1443 1288 1635
Average daily rate £450 £438 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.02 £16.00 £28.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 38 (100.00%) XML
2 24 (63.16%) Java
3 19 (50.00%) Oracle
4 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (47.37%) TDD
5 17 (44.74%) Spring
5 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
6 16 (42.11%) Linux
6 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (42.11%) Relational Database
7 15 (39.47%) XSL
7 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
8 14 (36.84%) UNIX
8 14 (36.84%) Hibernate
9 13 (34.21%) XSLT
9 13 (34.21%) J2EE
9 13 (34.21%) Open Source
9 13 (34.21%) Ajax
10 12 (31.58%) Web Development
10 12 (31.58%) JSON
10 12 (31.58%) Mobile App
10 12 (31.58%) Mobile Application Development
10 12 (31.58%) DB2
10 12 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (28.95%) Web Services
12 9 (23.68%) SQL
13 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
14 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
14 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
14 7 (18.42%) Maven

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (7.89%) Apache
1 3 (7.89%) Confluence
2 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.63%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) ION MarketView
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) Relational Database
2 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
3 12 (31.58%) DB2
3 12 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
5 5 (13.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
5 5 (13.16%) Big Data
6 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.63%) TKPROF
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.63%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Maven
2 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.16%) Subversion
3 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.16%) Ant
4 3 (7.89%) JIRA
5 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.63%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.63%) Mockito
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.63%) Selenium
6 1 (2.63%) jMock
6 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.63%) EasyMock
6 1 (2.63%) JUnit
6 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.63%) VisualAge
6 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Back Office
3 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Web Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Java Architect
5 2 (5.26%) XML Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Data Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.63%) Programmer
6 1 (2.63%) Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) XML
2 17 (44.74%) Spring
3 15 (39.47%) XSL
4 14 (36.84%) Hibernate
5 13 (34.21%) Ajax
5 13 (34.21%) XSLT
5 13 (34.21%) J2EE
6 12 (31.58%) JSON
7 11 (28.95%) Web Services
8 5 (13.16%) WSDL
9 4 (10.53%) XML Schema
9 4 (10.53%) Middleware
10 3 (7.89%) JMS
10 3 (7.89%) HTML
10 3 (7.89%) .NET
10 3 (7.89%) SOAP
10 3 (7.89%) Spring Integration
10 3 (7.89%) Scalatra
11 2 (5.26%) Spring XD
11 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) DataPower
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.63%) W3C
3 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 14 (36.84%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) AIX
3 1 (2.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (47.37%) TDD
2 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (34.21%) Open Source
4 12 (31.58%) Mobile Application Development
4 12 (31.58%) Web Development
5 6 (15.79%) DevOps
6 5 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (13.16%) SOA
7 4 (10.53%) UML
7 4 (10.53%) Build Automation
8 3 (7.89%) Refactoring
8 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (7.89%) ETL
8 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.89%) Scrum
8 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.26%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.68%) SQL
4 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.26%) XPath
6 2 (5.26%) C#
7 1 (2.63%) Groovy
7 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.63%) VBA
7 1 (2.63%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) BS7799
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Firmware
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Software AG
3 2 (5.26%) Sybase
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.26%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.63%) webMethods
4 1 (2.63%) ION Trading
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £0.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago