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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 73 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing XSD 19 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.25% 0.060% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.15% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£321 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
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
369 433 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.18% 26.12% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 228 142
Average daily rate £325 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 23
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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSD across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

XSD Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 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 - 11 £321 - 2
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - - 1
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 28 (100.00%) XML
2 20 (71.43%) Web Services
3 14 (50.00%) XSLT
3 14 (50.00%) WSDL
4 12 (42.86%) SOA
4 12 (42.86%) .NET
5 11 (39.29%) HTML
5 11 (39.29%) HTTP
5 11 (39.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (39.29%) WebSphere
6 10 (35.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 10 (35.71%) C#
6 10 (35.71%) Oracle
6 10 (35.71%) SAP
6 10 (35.71%) REST
7 9 (32.14%) SOAP
7 9 (32.14%) JSON
8 8 (28.57%) WPF
8 8 (28.57%) MVVM
8 8 (28.57%) JMS
8 8 (28.57%) Java
8 8 (28.57%) NetWeaver
8 8 (28.57%) HTTPS
9 7 (25.00%) Intel
9 7 (25.00%) SoapUI
10 5 (17.86%) SQL
10 5 (17.86%) WCF
10 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
11 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
11 4 (14.29%) Linux

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (39.29%) WebSphere
2 8 (28.57%) NetWeaver
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.57%) Apache
5 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
1 2 (7.14%) PaaS
1 2 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) HTTP
2 8 (28.57%) HTTPS
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
4 2 (7.14%) DMZ
5 1 (3.57%) SSH
5 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) DB2
3 1 (3.57%) SQLPlus
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (10.71%) ClearCase
2 3 (10.71%) Ant
3 2 (7.14%) Subversion
3 2 (7.14%) Maven
3 2 (7.14%) Hudson
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) JUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.57%) JDeveloper
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (28.57%) Architect
3 7 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (3.57%) XML Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) XML
2 20 (71.43%) Web Services
3 14 (50.00%) XSLT
3 14 (50.00%) WSDL
4 12 (42.86%) .NET
5 11 (39.29%) HTML
5 11 (39.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (35.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 10 (35.71%) REST
7 9 (32.14%) JSON
7 9 (32.14%) SOAP
8 8 (28.57%) JMS
8 8 (28.57%) WPF
9 5 (17.86%) WCF
10 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 4 (14.29%) Middleware
11 2 (7.14%) BAPI
11 2 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (7.14%) Spring
11 2 (7.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Smart Meter
2 2 (7.14%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) SOA
2 8 (28.57%) MVVM
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.29%) Validation
5 3 (10.71%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (10.71%) OO
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.14%) Release Management
6 2 (7.14%) BPMN
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) BPEL
7 1 (3.57%) TDD
7 1 (3.57%) Scrum
7 1 (3.57%) Data Validation
7 1 (3.57%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) C#
2 8 (28.57%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.71%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.14%) Groovy
6 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (3.57%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
1 10 (35.71%) SAP
2 7 (25.00%) Intel
3 4 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) Software AG
4 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.57%) hybris
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix