The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 142 123 131
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs citing XSD 5 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.56% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 - £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -60.00%
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 of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
919 713 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.91% 30.05% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 348 423
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 43 62
Average hourly rate £25.00 £39.00 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +21.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.71 £18.15 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

XSD
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSD across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

XSD Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

XSD
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

XSD Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

XSD
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 19 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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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
Essex -5 3 £388 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £300 - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 15 (65.22%) XML
2 12 (52.17%) Data Modelling
3 11 (47.83%) Oracle
4 10 (43.48%) Java
4 10 (43.48%) Web Services
5 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database
6 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
6 8 (34.78%) Data Analysis
7 7 (30.43%) EAI
7 7 (30.43%) ETL
7 7 (30.43%) Project Management
7 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) SOA
8 6 (26.09%) XSLT
8 6 (26.09%) Eclipse
9 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
10 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (17.39%) WSDL
10 4 (17.39%) XML Schema
10 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
10 4 (17.39%) SOAP
10 4 (17.39%) J2EE
10 4 (17.39%) QA
10 4 (17.39%) Time Management
10 4 (17.39%) Data Mapping
10 4 (17.39%) REST
11 3 (13.04%) WCF
11 3 (13.04%) jQuery
11 3 (13.04%) Java EE

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (13.04%) IIS
1 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.70%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database
2 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
3 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
6 2 (8.70%) MySQL
7 1 (4.35%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Eclipse
2 3 (13.04%) Ant
3 2 (8.70%) JMeter
3 2 (8.70%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.70%) Maven
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
3 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
3 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Data Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Designer
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) XML
2 10 (43.48%) Web Services
3 6 (26.09%) XSLT
4 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
5 4 (17.39%) WSDL
5 4 (17.39%) XML Schema
5 4 (17.39%) SOAP
5 4 (17.39%) J2EE
5 4 (17.39%) REST
6 3 (13.04%) WCF
6 3 (13.04%) jQuery
6 3 (13.04%) Java EE
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
6 3 (13.04%) JSP
6 3 (13.04%) .NET
6 3 (13.04%) TopLink
7 2 (8.70%) HTML
7 2 (8.70%) Spring
7 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
7 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
1 1 (4.35%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Data Modelling
2 8 (34.78%) Data Analysis
3 7 (30.43%) EAI
3 7 (30.43%) ETL
3 7 (30.43%) Project Management
4 6 (26.09%) SOA
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Time Management
5 4 (17.39%) Data Mapping
6 3 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (13.04%) OO
6 3 (13.04%) RAD
7 2 (8.70%) MVC
7 2 (8.70%) Workflow
7 2 (8.70%) Validation
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) UML
7 2 (8.70%) Load Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
7 2 (8.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) XPath
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) webMethods
2 2 (8.70%) Software AG
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Terracotta