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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 139 117 132
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs citing XSD 9 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.95% 0.69% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £364
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
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 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
946 721 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.16% 30.32% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 377 467
Average daily rate £360 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.46% +14.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.23 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.26 £50.00 £45.00
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 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -6 4 £350 -12.50%
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £300 - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (62.96%) XML
2 16 (59.26%) Data Modelling
3 15 (55.56%) Oracle
4 13 (48.15%) Oracle Database
5 12 (44.44%) Data Analysis
6 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
6 11 (40.74%) SQL
6 11 (40.74%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (40.74%) EAI
6 11 (40.74%) ETL
7 10 (37.04%) Project Management
7 10 (37.04%) Web Services
7 10 (37.04%) Java
8 7 (25.93%) Data Mapping
8 7 (25.93%) Time Management
9 6 (22.22%) QA
9 6 (22.22%) Eclipse
9 6 (22.22%) SOA
9 6 (22.22%) XML Schema
9 6 (22.22%) XSLT
10 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
11 4 (14.81%) REST
11 4 (14.81%) SOAP
11 4 (14.81%) J2EE
11 4 (14.81%) WSDL
11 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
12 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (11.11%) Validation
12 3 (11.11%) IIS
12 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle Database
2 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
2 11 (40.74%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.41%) MySQL
5 2 (7.41%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 3 (11.11%) Ant
3 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
3 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
3 2 (7.41%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (7.41%) JMeter
3 2 (7.41%) Subversion
3 2 (7.41%) Maven
4 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Data Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) XML
2 10 (37.04%) Web Services
3 6 (22.22%) XML Schema
3 6 (22.22%) XSLT
4 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
5 4 (14.81%) WSDL
5 4 (14.81%) SOAP
5 4 (14.81%) J2EE
5 4 (14.81%) REST
6 3 (11.11%) WCF
6 3 (11.11%) jQuery
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.11%) .NET
6 3 (11.11%) JSP
6 3 (11.11%) Java EE
6 3 (11.11%) TopLink
7 2 (7.41%) Spring
7 2 (7.41%) Spring MVC
7 2 (7.41%) HTML
7 2 (7.41%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
1 1 (3.70%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Data Modelling
2 12 (44.44%) Data Analysis
3 11 (40.74%) ETL
3 11 (40.74%) EAI
4 10 (37.04%) Project Management
5 7 (25.93%) Time Management
5 7 (25.93%) Data Mapping
6 6 (22.22%) SOA
7 3 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (11.11%) OO
7 3 (11.11%) RAD
7 3 (11.11%) Validation
8 2 (7.41%) Migration
8 2 (7.41%) MVC
8 2 (7.41%) Workflow
8 2 (7.41%) UML
8 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.41%) User Stories
8 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
8 2 (7.41%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) XPath
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) IBM
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Software AG
2 2 (7.41%) webMethods
3 1 (3.70%) Terracotta