The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
England / East Midlands
Rank 94 96 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing XSD 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.14% 0.063% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.23% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £360 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +64.44%

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 East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
451 442 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 31.06% 27.92% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 258 166
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing XSD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

XSD
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XSD across the East Midlands region.

XSD Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for XSD.

1 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (90.00%) SOAP
1 9 (90.00%) XML
1 9 (90.00%) XSLT
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) MVC
3 7 (70.00%) jQuery
3 7 (70.00%) Ajax
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (70.00%) XHTML
3 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) SOLID
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (20.00%) Sun Certification
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) JBoss

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) JBoss
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 7 (70.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 7 (70.00%) C# Developer
2 7 (70.00%) C# Software Developer
2 7 (70.00%) HTML Developer
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Senior Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Senior SQL Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Software Developer
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Developer
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) SOAP
1 9 (90.00%) XML
1 9 (90.00%) XSLT
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (70.00%) Ajax
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) jQuery
3 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) XHTML
4 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (20.00%) Java EE
4 2 (20.00%) JPA
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) SOLID
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle