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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 164 160 177
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Contract jobs citing XSD 7 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.57% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 1.84% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 15
Median daily rate £538 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.15% -2.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £403 £344
% change year-on-year
-3.10% +17.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
1195 1469 1738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.00% 31.20% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1003 1226 1321
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Median hourly rate £54.25 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.98% -22.22%
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 14 (87.50%) XML
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Web Services
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Banking
3 7 (43.75%) JSON
3 7 (43.75%) Multithreading
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) MVC
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) JUnit
5 5 (31.25%) CSS
5 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 5 (31.25%) J2EE
5 5 (31.25%) JSP
5 5 (31.25%) Servlets
5 5 (31.25%) JMS
5 5 (31.25%) Java RMI
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
5 5 (31.25%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) JIRA
5 5 (31.25%) Spring MVC
5 5 (31.25%) Spring
6 4 (25.00%) Front Office

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 (18.75%) Mule
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) DB2
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
1 5 (31.25%) JUnit
2 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium
3 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
4 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (12.50%) Maven
4 2 (12.50%) Mockito
4 2 (12.50%) Spock
4 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 1 (6.25%) PHPUnit
5 1 (6.25%) Rational Rose
5 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 7 (43.75%) Banking
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Front Office Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Data Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.25%) ETL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Informatica Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (43.75%) JSON
2 7 (43.75%) Web Services
3 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) CSS
4 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
4 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) J2EE
4 5 (31.25%) Java RMI
4 5 (31.25%) JMS
4 5 (31.25%) JSP
4 5 (31.25%) Servlets
4 5 (31.25%) Spring
4 5 (31.25%) Spring MVC
5 3 (18.75%) Ajax
5 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 3 (18.75%) JSTL
5 3 (18.75%) REST
5 3 (18.75%) SOAP
5 3 (18.75%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Multithreading
2 6 (37.50%) MVC
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) SOA
5 3 (18.75%) UML
6 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) Data Security
6 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) ETL
6 2 (12.50%) MODAF
6 2 (12.50%) Refactoring
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) Apex Code
4 3 (18.75%) SOQL
5 2 (12.50%) Korn
5 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (12.50%) XPath
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) FATCA
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Canoo
2 3 (18.75%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Solace
4 1 (6.25%) Informatica
4 1 (6.25%) MuleSoft