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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 180 196 207
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +11
Contract jobs citing XSD 27 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.36% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.53% 1.21% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 6
Average daily rate
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£445 £390 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.10% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £580 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £32.97
% change year-on-year
- -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
1765 2155 1955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.50% 29.64% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1378 1646 1492
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £585 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 16
Average hourly rate £19.50 £31.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.60% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £25.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 43 (97.73%) XML
2 17 (38.64%) Web Services
2 17 (38.64%) XSLT
3 15 (34.09%) Java
3 15 (34.09%) SQL
4 14 (31.82%) Oracle
4 14 (31.82%) SOA
5 12 (27.27%) .NET
6 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 10 (22.73%) C#
7 10 (22.73%) HTML
7 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (20.45%) XSL
8 9 (20.45%) CSS
8 9 (20.45%) SOAP
8 9 (20.45%) Finance
9 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 8 (18.18%) Data Modelling
9 8 (18.18%) JSON
9 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database
10 7 (15.91%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
10 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (15.91%) XPath
10 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (15.91%) jQuery
10 7 (15.91%) Banking
10 7 (15.91%) Spring
10 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (13.64%) Confluence
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (6.82%) AquaLogic
3 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.55%) IIS
4 2 (4.55%) JBoss
4 2 (4.55%) Apache
4 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.27%) SAS
5 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Office
2 3 (6.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.82%) SAP HR
2 3 (6.82%) Workday HCM
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.27%) ION MarketView
4 1 (2.27%) Markit EDM
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) FTP
2 3 (6.82%) WinSCP
3 2 (4.55%) LDAP
3 2 (4.55%) HTTP
3 2 (4.55%) Internet
3 2 (4.55%) AMQP
4 1 (2.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
3 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (9.09%) MySQL
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (6.82%) DB2
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
6 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (4.55%) OLTP
7 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.27%) Data Mart
8 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) JUnit
2 4 (9.09%) JIRA
3 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.55%) Maven
4 1 (2.27%) Checkstyle
4 1 (2.27%) Subversion
4 1 (2.27%) Selenium
4 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.27%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.27%) Mockito
4 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.27%) Ant
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Banking
3 6 (13.64%) Marketing
4 4 (9.09%) Back Office
5 3 (6.82%) Publishing
5 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.55%) Billing
7 1 (2.27%) Retail
7 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (61.36%) Developer
2 5 (11.36%) Architect
2 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
3 4 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Data Architect
4 3 (6.82%) Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 3 (6.82%) CRM Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (4.55%) UI Programmer
5 2 (4.55%) UI Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Lead Developer
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Tester
6 1 (2.27%) Integration Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (97.73%) XML
2 17 (38.64%) Web Services
2 17 (38.64%) XSLT
3 12 (27.27%) .NET
4 10 (22.73%) HTML
5 9 (20.45%) CSS
5 9 (20.45%) SOAP
5 9 (20.45%) XSL
6 8 (18.18%) JSON
7 7 (15.91%) Spring
7 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
7 7 (15.91%) jQuery
8 6 (13.64%) JMS
9 5 (11.36%) WSDL
9 5 (11.36%) Middleware
9 5 (11.36%) REST
10 4 (9.09%) Silverlight
10 4 (9.09%) Spring MVC
10 4 (9.09%) JSP
11 3 (6.82%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.82%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.82%) User Experience
4 2 (4.55%) Derivative
4 2 (4.55%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.55%) Social Network
5 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.27%) Data Conversion
5 1 (2.27%) Open Source
5 1 (2.27%) W3C
5 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.27%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) UNIX
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Windows
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) SOA
2 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 7 (15.91%) Migration
4 7 (15.91%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (13.64%) Data Migration
5 6 (13.64%) CRM
6 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.36%) ERP
6 5 (11.36%) MVC
6 5 (11.36%) Scrum
7 4 (9.09%) Workflow
7 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.09%) ETL
7 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (6.82%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) Java
1 15 (34.09%) SQL
2 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.73%) C#
4 7 (15.91%) XPath
5 4 (9.09%) VBScript
5 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.82%) Perl
6 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.82%) XQuery
6 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.55%) Groovy
8 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.27%) Scala
8 1 (2.27%) VB
8 1 (2.27%) VBA
8 1 (2.27%) Python
8 1 (2.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) IIBA
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.55%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Oracle
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.36%) Sybase
4 4 (9.09%) IBM
5 3 (6.82%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (6.82%) SAP
5 3 (6.82%) BEA
5 3 (6.82%) VMware
6 2 (4.55%) Business Objects
6 2 (4.55%) Rackspace
6 2 (4.55%) Google
6 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.27%) Canoo
7 1 (2.27%) hybris
7 1 (2.27%) Talend
7 1 (2.27%) ION Trading
7 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
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