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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 188 191 189
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing XSD 10 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.62% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 11
Average daily rate
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£468 £469 £675
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.26% -30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £334 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 - £32.00
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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
1646 1945 1810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.68% 29.25% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1324 1465 1400
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £19.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 39 (97.50%) XML
2 16 (40.00%) XSLT
3 15 (37.50%) SQL
4 14 (35.00%) Java
5 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (30.00%) Finance
6 11 (27.50%) .NET
6 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
6 11 (27.50%) Oracle
7 10 (25.00%) XSL
7 10 (25.00%) C#
7 10 (25.00%) HTML
7 10 (25.00%) JSON
8 9 (22.50%) CSS
8 9 (22.50%) Web Services
8 9 (22.50%) Banking
8 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 8 (20.00%) SOA
10 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
10 7 (17.50%) Marketing
10 7 (17.50%) Spring
10 7 (17.50%) Confluence
10 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
10 7 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
10 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 7 (17.50%) Confluence
2 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.00%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) JBoss
3 2 (5.00%) Apache
3 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.50%) AquaLogic
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.50%) Mule
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Office
1 4 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) ION MarketView
2 1 (2.50%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.50%) Workday HCM
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.50%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) FTP
1 4 (10.00%) WinSCP
2 2 (5.00%) LDAP
2 2 (5.00%) AMQP
3 1 (2.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
2 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (10.00%) MySQL
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (7.50%) DB2
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (5.00%) OLTP
7 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (2.50%) Data Mart
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.00%) JIRA
2 4 (10.00%) JUnit
3 3 (7.50%) Maven
4 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.00%) Ant
5 1 (2.50%) Selenium
5 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.50%) Subversion
5 1 (2.50%) Checkstyle
5 1 (2.50%) Mockito
5 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
3 7 (17.50%) Marketing
4 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Back Office
5 3 (7.50%) Publishing
6 2 (5.00%) Billing
7 1 (2.50%) Retail
7 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (5.00%) UI Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (5.00%) CRM Developer
5 2 (5.00%) UI Programmer
5 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Workday Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (97.50%) XML
2 16 (40.00%) XSLT
3 11 (27.50%) .NET
4 10 (25.00%) HTML
4 10 (25.00%) XSL
4 10 (25.00%) JSON
5 9 (22.50%) Web Services
5 9 (22.50%) CSS
6 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
6 7 (17.50%) Spring
7 6 (15.00%) JMS
8 5 (12.50%) SOAP
8 5 (12.50%) Spring MVC
8 5 (12.50%) jQuery
9 4 (10.00%) Silverlight
9 4 (10.00%) JSP
9 4 (10.00%) Hibernate
10 3 (7.50%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (7.50%) Middleware
10 3 (7.50%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Social Network
3 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.00%) Derivative
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Open Source
4 1 (2.50%) W3C
4 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.50%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.50%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) UNIX
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Windows
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 8 (20.00%) SOA
3 7 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (12.50%) MVC
6 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.00%) Workflow
6 4 (10.00%) Migration
6 4 (10.00%) Scrum
6 4 (10.00%) CRM
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Release Management
7 3 (7.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) SQL
2 14 (35.00%) Java
3 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (25.00%) C#
5 5 (12.50%) VBScript
6 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.50%) XPath
7 3 (7.50%) Perl
8 2 (5.00%) XQuery
9 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.50%) VB6
9 1 (2.50%) VB
9 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (5.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Oracle
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) Sybase
4 4 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) Business Objects
5 2 (5.00%) Google
5 2 (5.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (5.00%) Rackspace
5 2 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) Atomikos
6 1 (2.50%) Canoo
6 1 (2.50%) hybris
6 1 (2.50%) Axway
6 1 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.50%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) ION Trading
6 1 (2.50%) BEA
6 1 (2.50%) TIBCO