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 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 183 189 184
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing XSD 9 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.75% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 £675
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £408 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £550 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 £42.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-48.14% +40.49%
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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
1525 1741 1749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.10% 28.98% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1318 1398
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 19
Average hourly rate £43.00 £31.42 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.87% +58.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.96 £18.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £74.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 January 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 26 January 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 36 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (41.67%) XSLT
2 15 (41.67%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) SQL
3 13 (36.11%) Finance
4 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 11 (30.56%) HTML
5 11 (30.56%) .NET
6 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
6 10 (27.78%) CSS
6 10 (27.78%) JSON
7 9 (25.00%) Web Services
7 9 (25.00%) C#
7 9 (25.00%) XSL
8 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 8 (22.22%) Oracle
8 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 8 (22.22%) Marketing
9 7 (19.44%) Spring
9 7 (19.44%) Confluence
9 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
9 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (16.67%) jQuery
10 6 (16.67%) Banking
10 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 6 (16.67%) JMS
10 6 (16.67%) SOA
11 5 (13.89%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 7 (19.44%) Confluence
2 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.33%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) JBoss
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
3 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.78%) CMS
4 1 (2.78%) AquaLogic
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.78%) Mule
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) ION MarketView
2 1 (2.78%) Workday HCM
2 1 (2.78%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) FTP
1 4 (11.11%) WinSCP
2 2 (5.56%) LDAP
2 2 (5.56%) AMQP
3 1 (2.78%) SNMP
3 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (11.11%) MySQL
6 3 (8.33%) DB2
6 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.56%) OLTP
7 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
7 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
7 2 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.78%) OLAP
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) JUnit
2 4 (11.11%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) Maven
4 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.56%) Ant
5 1 (2.78%) Mockito
5 1 (2.78%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.78%) Subversion
5 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) Checkstyle
5 1 (2.78%) Selenium
5 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Marketing
3 6 (16.67%) Banking
4 4 (11.11%) Publishing
5 2 (5.56%) Billing
5 2 (5.56%) Back Office
6 1 (2.78%) Electronics
6 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
2 4 (11.11%) XML Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Coordinator
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (5.56%) UI Developer
4 2 (5.56%) CRM Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (5.56%) UI Programmer
5 1 (2.78%) Workday Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Hybris Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.78%) CMS Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (41.67%) XSLT
3 11 (30.56%) HTML
3 11 (30.56%) .NET
4 10 (27.78%) CSS
4 10 (27.78%) JSON
5 9 (25.00%) Web Services
5 9 (25.00%) XSL
6 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 7 (19.44%) Spring
8 6 (16.67%) JMS
8 6 (16.67%) jQuery
9 5 (13.89%) Spring MVC
10 4 (11.11%) Ajax
10 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
10 4 (11.11%) JSP
10 4 (11.11%) SOAP
11 3 (8.33%) Struts
11 3 (8.33%) Servlets
11 3 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Social Network
3 2 (5.56%) W3C
3 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.78%) Open Source
4 1 (2.78%) DTV
4 1 (2.78%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.78%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) UNIX
3 3 (8.33%) Windows
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 6 (16.67%) SOA
3 5 (13.89%) MVC
3 5 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.11%) Scrum
4 4 (11.11%) Workflow
4 4 (11.11%) CRM
5 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.33%) UML
5 3 (8.33%) OOP
5 3 (8.33%) SEO
5 3 (8.33%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) TDD
5 3 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) Java
1 15 (41.67%) SQL
2 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (13.89%) VBScript
4 5 (13.89%) XQuery
4 5 (13.89%) XPath
5 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) VB6
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) HDFS
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Sybase
2 4 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) Google
4 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.56%) SAP
4 2 (5.56%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.56%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.78%) Atomikos
5 1 (2.78%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.78%) Adobe
5 1 (2.78%) BEA
5 1 (2.78%) Open Text
5 1 (2.78%) RedDot
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) ION Trading
5 1 (2.78%) Canoo
5 1 (2.78%) hybris
5 1 (2.78%) Axway