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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 158 188 189
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +1
Contract jobs citing XSD 6 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.86% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 14
Median daily rate £475 £600 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +71.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £52.50
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
1153 1619 1765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.08% 29.23% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 1309 1370
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Median hourly rate £16.52 £19.72 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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
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 28 May 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 10 (76.92%) XML
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) JSON
4 5 (38.46%) Open Source
4 5 (38.46%) SOAP
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) XSLT
5 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
6 3 (23.08%) REST
6 3 (23.08%) Web Development
6 3 (23.08%) Unix
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) UML
6 3 (23.08%) Middleware
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) Data Security
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) XML Schema
7 2 (15.38%) TDD
7 2 (15.38%) Banking
7 2 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
7 2 (15.38%) Spring
7 2 (15.38%) Ajax
7 2 (15.38%) MODAF

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 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (7.69%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) DMZ
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (15.38%) DB2
3 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (15.38%) OLAP
3 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) Hudson
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (7.69%) PHPUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Data Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Java Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) XML
2 6 (46.15%) JSON
3 5 (38.46%) SOAP
3 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) XSLT
5 3 (23.08%) Middleware
5 3 (23.08%) REST
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) Ajax
6 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) J2EE
6 2 (15.38%) RESTful
6 2 (15.38%) Spring
6 2 (15.38%) XML Schema
6 2 (15.38%) XSL
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (7.69%) CSS
7 1 (7.69%) JMS
7 1 (7.69%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Open Source
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) UML
3 3 (23.08%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Data Security
4 2 (15.38%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
4 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (15.38%) MODAF
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Apex Code
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) SOQL
4 1 (7.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
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