The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank - 24 26
Contract jobs citing XSD 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 1.70% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 6.25% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 - £32.00
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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 Dorset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
53 48 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 25.24% 27.27% 34.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 31
Average daily rate £275 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Average hourly rate £40.50 £23.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.52% -32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £20.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XSD across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XSD across the Dorset region.

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Dorset