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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 175 196 211
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +15
Contract jobs citing XSD 28 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.41% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.60% 1.37% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £328 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £389 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.18% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -60.00%
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
1752 2112 2183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.66% 29.50% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1319 1598 1673
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £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 11 14 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.97 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.88% +9.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 47 (97.92%) XML
2 21 (43.75%) Web Services
3 20 (41.67%) XSLT
4 17 (35.42%) SOA
5 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 15 (31.25%) C#
7 14 (29.17%) Java
7 14 (29.17%) SQL
7 14 (29.17%) .NET
7 14 (29.17%) Oracle
8 13 (27.08%) XSL
8 13 (27.08%) Finance
9 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (22.92%) Data Modelling
10 11 (22.92%) CRM
11 10 (20.83%) Banking
11 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
12 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
12 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database
12 9 (18.75%) SOAP
12 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
13 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
13 8 (16.67%) Windows
13 8 (16.67%) OOP
13 8 (16.67%) WCF
13 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (16.67%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (14.58%) IIS
1 7 (14.58%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.33%) Confluence
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.17%) AquaLogic
4 2 (4.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.08%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.17%) SAP HR
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.17%) Workday HCM
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.08%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (10.42%) SaaS
1 5 (10.42%) PaaS
1 5 (10.42%) IaaS
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) FTP
2 2 (4.17%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) AMQP
2 2 (4.17%) WinSCP
2 2 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database
4 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
6 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.25%) OLTP
7 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
7 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (4.17%) MySQL
8 2 (4.17%) DB2
8 2 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.08%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) JIRA
2 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.42%) Bugzilla
3 5 (10.42%) NUnit
4 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.17%) Maven
6 1 (2.08%) Ant
6 1 (2.08%) JUnit
6 1 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Publishing
4 4 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.33%) Marketing
5 3 (6.25%) Billing
6 2 (4.17%) Back Office
7 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (62.50%) Developer
2 8 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Architect
3 6 (12.50%) BizTalk Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Senior BizTalk Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (6.25%) CRM Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (4.17%) UI Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) UI Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (97.92%) XML
2 21 (43.75%) Web Services
3 20 (41.67%) XSLT
4 14 (29.17%) .NET
5 13 (27.08%) XSL
6 9 (18.75%) SOAP
7 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 8 (16.67%) JSON
7 8 (16.67%) WCF
8 7 (14.58%) HTML
9 6 (12.50%) CSS
10 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 5 (10.42%) JMS
10 5 (10.42%) WSDL
10 5 (10.42%) Middleware
10 5 (10.42%) jQuery
10 5 (10.42%) REST
11 4 (8.33%) Silverlight
12 3 (6.25%) FpML
12 3 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.25%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) Derivative
4 2 (4.17%) Social Network
5 1 (2.08%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.08%) Data Conversion
5 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.08%) W3C
5 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.08%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) UNIX
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) SOA
2 11 (22.92%) Data Modelling
2 11 (22.92%) CRM
2 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
4 8 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (16.67%) OOP
5 7 (14.58%) Migration
5 7 (14.58%) EAI
6 6 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 5 (10.42%) Refactoring
7 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
7 5 (10.42%) OO
7 5 (10.42%) UML
7 5 (10.42%) OOD
7 5 (10.42%) ETL
8 4 (8.33%) ERP
8 4 (8.33%) RUP
8 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) C#
2 14 (29.17%) Java
2 14 (29.17%) SQL
3 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.50%) XPath
5 5 (10.42%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.33%) VBScript
7 3 (6.25%) Perl
7 3 (6.25%) XQuery
8 2 (4.17%) Groovy
9 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.08%) Scala
9 1 (2.08%) VB6
9 1 (2.08%) VB
9 1 (2.08%) VBA
9 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) IIBA
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Oracle
2 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.50%) IBM
4 4 (8.33%) Sybase
5 2 (4.17%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.17%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (4.17%) SAP
5 2 (4.17%) JBoss
5 2 (4.17%) BEA
5 2 (4.17%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 2 (4.17%) Google
5 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.17%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.08%) Talend
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