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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 190 179 191
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs citing XSD 11 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.88% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 18
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£600 £444 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.21% +1.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £394 £322
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +22.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1718 1714 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.44% 29.78% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1303 1592
Average daily rate £440 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 27
Average hourly rate £24.23 £20.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.19% -50.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £27.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £32.01 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (52.00%) XSLT
3 12 (48.00%) Java
4 11 (44.00%) Oracle
5 10 (40.00%) Relational Database
6 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (36.00%) XSL
6 9 (36.00%) Linux
6 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (32.00%) Ajax
7 8 (32.00%) Web Development
7 8 (32.00%) Open Source
7 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (28.00%) J2EE
8 7 (28.00%) DB2
8 7 (28.00%) UNIX
8 7 (28.00%) Finance
8 7 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (28.00%) Spring
8 7 (28.00%) TDD
8 7 (28.00%) Hibernate
8 7 (28.00%) Mobile App
8 7 (28.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (20.00%) Big Data
9 5 (20.00%) DevOps
9 5 (20.00%) XPath
9 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
10 4 (16.00%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.00%) ION MarketView
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (28.00%) DB2
3 7 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (20.00%) Big Data
5 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.00%) OLAP
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (4.00%) TKPROF
7 1 (4.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) XML Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Java Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Tester
6 1 (4.00%) CMS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Designer
6 1 (4.00%) OBIEE Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (52.00%) XSLT
3 9 (36.00%) XSL
4 8 (32.00%) Ajax
5 7 (28.00%) J2EE
5 7 (28.00%) Hibernate
5 7 (28.00%) Spring
6 4 (16.00%) XML Schema
6 4 (16.00%) .NET
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (8.00%) JSON
7 2 (8.00%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (8.00%) Web Services
8 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.00%) jQuery
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (4.00%) Middleware
8 1 (4.00%) FpML
8 1 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.00%) W3C
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.00%) DTV
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Web 2.0
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Web Development
2 8 (32.00%) Open Source
3 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (28.00%) TDD
3 7 (28.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (20.00%) DevOps
5 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) ETL
6 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.00%) OOD
8 1 (4.00%) SOA
8 1 (4.00%) Content Management
8 1 (4.00%) BPEL
8 1 (4.00%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) XPath
4 4 (16.00%) XQuery
4 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.00%) VBA
6 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
1 3 (12.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) WorldPay
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) OpenText
3 1 (4.00%) RedDot
3 1 (4.00%) ION Trading
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) Sybase
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
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