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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 85 91 95
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing XSD 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.55% 0.31% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.46% 1.00% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
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£321 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £32.97
% change year-on-year
- -66.63%
XSD
England

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
366 499 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.54% 31.36% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 261 166
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 41
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XSD across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +13 9 £321 -1.15% 3
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Lincolnshire - - - - 2
Northamptonshire - - - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 27 (93.10%) XML
2 19 (65.52%) Web Services
3 15 (51.72%) WSDL
4 14 (48.28%) XSLT
5 12 (41.38%) .NET
6 11 (37.93%) C#
6 11 (37.93%) SOA
6 11 (37.93%) REST
7 10 (34.48%) MVVM
7 10 (34.48%) WebSphere
7 10 (34.48%) WPF
7 10 (34.48%) HTTP
7 10 (34.48%) Oracle
7 10 (34.48%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (31.03%) SAP
8 9 (31.03%) SOAP
8 9 (31.03%) HTML
8 9 (31.03%) Java
8 9 (31.03%) JSON
8 9 (31.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 7 (24.14%) WCF
9 7 (24.14%) JMS
9 7 (24.14%) NetWeaver
9 7 (24.14%) HTTPS
10 6 (20.69%) Intel
10 6 (20.69%) SoapUI
10 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
11 5 (17.24%) Linux
11 5 (17.24%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 10 (34.48%) WebSphere
2 7 (24.14%) NetWeaver
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
3 3 (10.34%) Apache
3 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) HTTP
2 7 (24.14%) HTTPS
3 3 (10.34%) SSL
4 2 (6.90%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) SSH
5 1 (3.45%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) DB2
1 1 (3.45%) SQLPlus
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) SoapUI
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (17.24%) Ant
3 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 4 (13.79%) Maven
4 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.34%) JDeveloper
4 3 (10.34%) ClearCase
4 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.90%) IntelliJ
5 2 (6.90%) Subversion
5 2 (6.90%) Hudson
5 2 (6.90%) Gradle
6 1 (3.45%) JIRA
6 1 (3.45%) JUnit
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Architect
3 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.45%) XML Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) XML
2 19 (65.52%) Web Services
3 15 (51.72%) WSDL
4 14 (48.28%) XSLT
5 12 (41.38%) .NET
6 11 (37.93%) REST
7 10 (34.48%) WPF
7 10 (34.48%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (31.03%) HTML
8 9 (31.03%) SOAP
8 9 (31.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 9 (31.03%) JSON
9 7 (24.14%) WCF
9 7 (24.14%) JMS
10 3 (10.34%) Middleware
10 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
10 3 (10.34%) JAX-WS
11 2 (6.90%) JAX-RS
11 2 (6.90%) Spring
11 2 (6.90%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) DataPower
1 2 (6.90%) Smart Meter
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) SOA
2 10 (34.48%) MVVM
3 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.79%) Validation
5 3 (10.34%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (10.34%) OO
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) BPMN
6 2 (6.90%) BPEL
7 1 (3.45%) Data Validation
7 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.45%) TDD
7 1 (3.45%) B2B
7 1 (3.45%) B2C
7 1 (3.45%) Process Management
7 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) C#
2 9 (31.03%) Java
3 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
4 4 (13.79%) SQL
5 3 (10.34%) C++
6 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby
7 1 (3.45%) XPath
7 1 (3.45%) Groovy
7 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 9 (31.03%) SAP
3 6 (20.69%) Intel
4 3 (10.34%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Software AG
5 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) hybris
5 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
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