The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 93 78 78
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing XSD 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.12% 0.70% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 2.66% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £319 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
445 338 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.59% 26.18% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 179 181
Average daily rate £300 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £364 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 19
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £31.60 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £35.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XSD
England

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -2 2 - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) C#
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (80.00%) XSLT
4 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (60.00%) REST
5 6 (60.00%) Windows
5 6 (60.00%) OO
6 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (50.00%) WinForms
6 5 (50.00%) Workflow
6 5 (50.00%) WCF
6 5 (50.00%) WPF
6 5 (50.00%) WF
6 5 (50.00%) Silverlight
6 5 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (50.00%) .NET Remoting
6 5 (50.00%) System Testing
6 5 (50.00%) XPath
7 4 (40.00%) HTML
8 3 (30.00%) JSON
9 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
9 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (10.00%) DB2
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
3 8 (80.00%) XSLT
4 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (60.00%) REST
6 5 (50.00%) WinForms
6 5 (50.00%) WCF
6 5 (50.00%) WPF
6 5 (50.00%) WF
6 5 (50.00%) Silverlight
6 5 (50.00%) .NET Remoting
7 4 (40.00%) HTML
8 3 (30.00%) JSON
9 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (20.00%) SOAP
9 2 (20.00%) LINQ
9 2 (20.00%) Ajax
10 1 (10.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
1 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) Workflow
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) System Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) B2B
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 5 (50.00%) XPath
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Intel
3 1 (10.00%) Software AG
3 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis IT
Rate: £335.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago