The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 193 179 206
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +27
Contract jobs citing XSD 17 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 1.03% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 7
Average daily rate £400 £391 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% -21.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £205 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1905 1752 1962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.52% 28.11% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1391 1421
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 18
Average hourly rate £41.00 £97.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.94% +267.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XSD
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 27 (93.10%) XML
2 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
3 14 (48.28%) C#
4 12 (41.38%) Web Services
5 11 (37.93%) SQL
5 11 (37.93%) XSL
5 11 (37.93%) Finance
6 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (34.48%) Unit Testing
7 9 (31.03%) Banking
7 9 (31.03%) XSLT
7 9 (31.03%) .NET
7 9 (31.03%) SOA
8 8 (27.59%) Java
8 8 (27.59%) WCF
8 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (24.14%) JIRA
9 7 (24.14%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (24.14%) Oracle
9 7 (24.14%) Data Modelling
9 7 (24.14%) CRM
9 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
10 6 (20.69%) OOD
10 6 (20.69%) IIS
10 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
10 6 (20.69%) Windows
10 6 (20.69%) OOP
10 6 (20.69%) OO
10 6 (20.69%) TDD
10 6 (20.69%) NUnit

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (20.69%) IIS
2 5 (17.24%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.90%) MQSeries
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (17.24%) SaaS
2 5 (17.24%) PaaS
2 5 (17.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
4 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (10.34%) OLTP
7 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (6.90%) QlikView
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (3.45%) DB2
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) JIRA
2 6 (20.69%) NUnit
2 6 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (17.24%) Bugzilla
4 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.34%) Maven
4 3 (10.34%) Subversion
4 3 (10.34%) Ant
4 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.45%) MbUnit
5 1 (3.45%) NCover
5 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Billing
3 3 (10.34%) Publishing
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
3 5 (17.24%) BizTalk Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior BizTalk Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) CRM Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.45%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) XML
2 12 (41.38%) Web Services
3 11 (37.93%) XSL
4 9 (31.03%) XSLT
4 9 (31.03%) .NET
5 8 (27.59%) WCF
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 4 (13.79%) JMS
7 4 (13.79%) WSDL
8 3 (10.34%) LINQ
8 3 (10.34%) WPF
8 3 (10.34%) Spring MVC
8 3 (10.34%) JSON
8 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
8 3 (10.34%) Spring
8 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
8 3 (10.34%) SOAP
8 3 (10.34%) Struts
8 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
9 2 (6.90%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Market Risk
2 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) iPhone
3 1 (3.45%) Derivative
3 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Unit Testing
2 9 (31.03%) SOA
3 7 (24.14%) Data Modelling
3 7 (24.14%) CRM
4 6 (20.69%) OOD
4 6 (20.69%) OOP
4 6 (20.69%) OO
4 6 (20.69%) TDD
4 6 (20.69%) Refactoring
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) MVC
5 5 (17.24%) EAI
6 4 (13.79%) ETL
6 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Time Management
7 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
7 3 (10.34%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) C#
2 11 (37.93%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) Java
4 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
5 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.45%) XPath
8 1 (3.45%) XAML
8 1 (3.45%) VBA
8 1 (3.45%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) IBM
3 3 (10.34%) Sybase
4 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
4 2 (6.90%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Green Hat
5 1 (3.45%) Pega
5 1 (3.45%) Perforce
5 1 (3.45%) JBoss
5 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.45%) webMethods
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago