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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 171 187 201
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +14
Contract jobs citing XSD 28 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.41% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.60% 1.39% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £405 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £330 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £628 £643
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £364
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
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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
1755 2157 2177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.75% 29.76% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1290 1636 1692
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £296 £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 13 15 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -16.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 August 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 August 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 45 (97.83%) XML
2 21 (45.65%) XSLT
2 21 (45.65%) Web Services
3 17 (36.96%) SOA
4 15 (32.61%) C#
4 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
5 14 (30.43%) SQL
5 14 (30.43%) Oracle
6 13 (28.26%) XSL
6 13 (28.26%) .NET
6 13 (28.26%) Finance
7 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 12 (26.09%) Java
8 11 (23.91%) Data Modelling
8 11 (23.91%) CRM
9 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing
10 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (19.57%) Dynamics CRM
10 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database
10 9 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (19.57%) Banking
11 8 (17.39%) Migration
11 8 (17.39%) Windows
11 8 (17.39%) OOP
11 8 (17.39%) SOAP
11 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
11 8 (17.39%) WCF
12 7 (15.22%) Data Migration

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (15.22%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (13.04%) IIS
3 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.52%) Confluence
4 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.35%) AquaLogic
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.17%) SAS
6 1 (2.17%) Apache
6 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
2 3 (6.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.35%) SAP HR
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.35%) Workday HCM
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.17%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (10.87%) SaaS
1 5 (10.87%) PaaS
1 5 (10.87%) IaaS
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) FTP
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
2 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) AMQP
2 2 (4.35%) WinSCP
2 2 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database
4 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
4 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (8.70%) OLTP
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
6 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.35%) MySQL
7 2 (4.35%) DB2
7 2 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.17%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) JIRA
1 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.87%) Bugzilla
2 5 (10.87%) NUnit
3 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.17%) JUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Maven
4 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Publishing
4 4 (8.70%) Billing
4 4 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.70%) Marketing
5 2 (4.35%) Back Office
6 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) Senior Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Architect
3 6 (13.04%) BizTalk Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Senior BizTalk Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (6.52%) CRM Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Data Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) UI Programmer
6 2 (4.35%) UI Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (97.83%) XML
2 21 (45.65%) XSLT
2 21 (45.65%) Web Services
3 13 (28.26%) .NET
3 13 (28.26%) XSL
4 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
4 8 (17.39%) SOAP
4 8 (17.39%) WCF
5 7 (15.22%) HTML
6 6 (13.04%) JSON
7 5 (10.87%) WSDL
7 5 (10.87%) jQuery
7 5 (10.87%) CSS
7 5 (10.87%) REST
7 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 4 (8.70%) JMS
8 4 (8.70%) Silverlight
8 4 (8.70%) Middleware
9 3 (6.52%) FpML
9 3 (6.52%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.35%) Derivative
3 2 (4.35%) Social Network
4 1 (2.17%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.17%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.17%) W3C
4 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Linux
3 5 (10.87%) UNIX
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) SOA
2 11 (23.91%) Data Modelling
2 11 (23.91%) CRM
3 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing
4 9 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (17.39%) OOP
5 8 (17.39%) Migration
6 7 (15.22%) EAI
6 7 (15.22%) Data Migration
7 6 (13.04%) Data Analysis
7 6 (13.04%) ETL
8 5 (10.87%) OOD
8 5 (10.87%) OO
8 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.87%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (10.87%) Refactoring
9 4 (8.70%) Time Management
9 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) C#
2 14 (30.43%) SQL
3 12 (26.09%) Java
4 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.04%) Shell Script
5 6 (13.04%) XPath
6 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.52%) VBScript
7 3 (6.52%) Perl
7 3 (6.52%) XQuery
8 2 (4.35%) Groovy
9 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.17%) Scala
9 1 (2.17%) VBA
9 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) IIBA
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Oracle
2 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.04%) IBM
4 3 (6.52%) Sybase
5 2 (4.35%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (4.35%) SAP
5 2 (4.35%) BEA
5 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 2 (4.35%) Google
5 2 (4.35%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.17%) Talend
6 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.17%) JBoss
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