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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 178 195 200
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Contract jobs citing XSD 17 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 1.14% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 15
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £321 £375
% change year-on-year
+29.28% -14.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1703 2110 2207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.25% 29.69% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1266 1626 1718
Average daily rate £438 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +27.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
XSD
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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 July 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 July 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 32 (96.97%) XML
2 19 (57.58%) Web Services
3 15 (45.45%) SOA
3 15 (45.45%) XSLT
4 11 (33.33%) XSL
4 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 11 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 10 (30.30%) C#
5 10 (30.30%) Oracle
5 10 (30.30%) Data Modelling
5 10 (30.30%) Finance
6 9 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (27.27%) CRM
6 9 (27.27%) Java
7 8 (24.24%) SQL
7 8 (24.24%) .NET
7 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
7 8 (24.24%) WCF
8 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
8 7 (21.21%) EAI
8 7 (21.21%) SOAP
8 7 (21.21%) OOP
8 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (21.21%) Migration
9 6 (18.18%) NUnit
9 6 (18.18%) Banking
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 6 (18.18%) XPath

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (18.18%) IIS
1 6 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) AquaLogic
4 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.03%) SAS
5 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.06%) SAP HR
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.06%) Workday HCM
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (3.03%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (15.15%) SaaS
2 5 (15.15%) PaaS
2 5 (15.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
3 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (9.09%) OLTP
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.03%) Data Mart
7 1 (3.03%) Pentaho
7 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (18.18%) NUnit
1 6 (18.18%) JIRA
2 5 (15.15%) Bugzilla
3 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.03%) JUnit
5 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (3.03%) NCover
5 1 (3.03%) MbUnit
5 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.03%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Investment Banking
4 3 (9.09%) Publishing
4 3 (9.09%) Billing
5 2 (6.06%) Back Office
6 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Senior Developer
3 6 (18.18%) BizTalk Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Senior BizTalk Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Data Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (6.06%) CRM Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (96.97%) XML
2 19 (57.58%) Web Services
3 15 (45.45%) XSLT
4 11 (33.33%) XSL
5 8 (24.24%) .NET
5 8 (24.24%) WCF
6 7 (21.21%) SOAP
7 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 5 (15.15%) WSDL
8 5 (15.15%) REST
9 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
10 3 (9.09%) Middleware
10 3 (9.09%) FpML
11 2 (6.06%) Spring
11 2 (6.06%) EDI
11 2 (6.06%) JMS
11 2 (6.06%) UDDI
11 2 (6.06%) Silverlight
11 2 (6.06%) LINQ
11 2 (6.06%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Derivative
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.03%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.03%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.03%) iPhone
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) UNIX
4 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) SOA
2 11 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 10 (30.30%) Data Modelling
4 9 (27.27%) CRM
5 7 (21.21%) OOP
5 7 (21.21%) EAI
5 7 (21.21%) Migration
6 6 (18.18%) OOD
6 6 (18.18%) OO
6 6 (18.18%) Refactoring
6 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
7 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
7 5 (15.15%) ETL
8 4 (12.12%) ERP
8 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.12%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) C#
2 9 (27.27%) Java
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
4 6 (18.18%) XPath
5 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.06%) XQuery
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.06%) Perl
6 2 (6.06%) Groovy
7 1 (3.03%) Scala
7 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (6.06%) BEA
4 2 (6.06%) TIBCO
4 2 (6.06%) Sybase
4 2 (6.06%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (6.06%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Talend