The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 413 406 401
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing XSD 153 141 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.19% 1.13% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 76 56
Average daily rate
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£400 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+19.71% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.25 £42.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.11% +40.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.86 £42.50 £29.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.85 £42.50 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £42.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-24.11% +40.49%
XSD
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12904 12450 11108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.09% 27.22% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8595 7881 7098
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 245 287
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in England

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in England

XSD
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSD across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

XSD Daily Rate Histogram in England

XSD
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

XSD Hourly Rate Trend in England

XSD
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSD across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

XSD Hourly Rate Histogram in England

XSD
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
London -14 64 £400 -15.78% 17
South East -16 35 £388 +6.16% 8
West Midlands +2 12 £575 +86.99% 1
Yorkshire -14 12 £355 +15.44%
North West -15 11 £375 -11.76% 10
East Midlands +10 8 - - 1
East of England -6 4 £450 +20.00% 2
South West -20 4 £444 +47.91% 2
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 324 (95.29%) XML
2 202 (59.41%) Java
3 151 (44.41%) Web Services
4 142 (41.76%) Oracle
5 127 (37.35%) HTML
6 124 (36.47%) SQL
6 124 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
7 118 (34.71%) XSLT
8 107 (31.47%) SOAP
9 92 (27.06%) JavaScript
10 90 (26.47%) .NET
11 86 (25.29%) Spring
12 81 (23.82%) WSDL
13 80 (23.53%) CSS
14 79 (23.24%) SOA
15 78 (22.94%) jQuery
15 78 (22.94%) REST
16 74 (21.76%) Maven
17 71 (20.88%) XSL
18 70 (20.59%) Subversion
18 70 (20.59%) Scrum
19 67 (19.71%) Oracle Database
20 66 (19.41%) TDD
21 65 (19.12%) J2EE
22 63 (18.53%) Linux
22 63 (18.53%) Continuous Integration
23 62 (18.24%) Middleware
23 62 (18.24%) MVC
24 60 (17.65%) E-Commerce
25 58 (17.06%) Finance

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 56 (16.47%) WebLogic
2 42 (12.35%) WebSphere
3 35 (10.29%) JBoss
4 32 (9.41%) IIS
5 31 (9.12%) Tomcat
6 29 (8.53%) CMS
6 29 (8.53%) Confluence
7 25 (7.35%) Apache
8 15 (4.41%) Mule
8 15 (4.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (2.35%) NetWeaver
9 8 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (2.06%) AquaLogic
11 4 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.59%) Exstream Dialogue
12 2 (0.59%) TIBCO EMS
12 2 (0.59%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.59%) SAS
12 2 (0.59%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 18 (5.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (1.76%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.59%) SPSS
4 2 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.29%) FastStats
5 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (3.53%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.76%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 5 (1.47%) AquaLogic BPM
5 2 (0.59%) Exstream
5 2 (0.59%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.59%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.29%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.29%) AWD
6 1 (0.29%) Cordys
6 1 (0.29%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.29%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.06%) SaaS
2 3 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.59%) PaaS
4 1 (0.29%) IaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.18%) Intranet
2 13 (3.82%) HTTP
3 11 (3.24%) FTP
4 10 (2.94%) Firewall
4 10 (2.94%) SNMP
5 8 (2.35%) HTTPS
5 8 (2.35%) DMZ
6 6 (1.76%) LDAP
7 5 (1.47%) Internet
8 3 (0.88%) SSL
9 2 (0.59%) LAN
9 2 (0.59%) WAN
9 2 (0.59%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (0.59%) WinSCP
10 1 (0.29%) Network Security
10 1 (0.29%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (19.71%) Oracle Database
2 47 (13.82%) SQL Server
3 34 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 28 (8.24%) MySQL
5 22 (6.47%) Relational Database
6 16 (4.71%) DB2
7 15 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (3.53%) OLTP
9 11 (3.24%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (2.06%) NoSQL
11 7 (2.06%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.47%) OLAP
12 5 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.18%) TKPROF
13 4 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.88%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 74 (21.76%) Maven
2 70 (20.59%) Subversion
3 53 (15.59%) Git (software)
4 51 (15.00%) JUnit
5 41 (12.06%) Ant
6 37 (10.88%) Jenkins
7 31 (9.12%) Visual Studio
8 30 (8.82%) JIRA
9 27 (7.94%) Eclipse
10 22 (6.47%) SoapUI
11 19 (5.59%) Axure RP
12 13 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (2.35%) Hudson
14 7 (2.06%) MSBuild
15 6 (1.76%) Selenium
16 5 (1.47%) Rhino Mocks
16 5 (1.47%) Moq
16 5 (1.47%) IntelliJ
16 5 (1.47%) NUnit
16 5 (1.47%) CruiseControl
General
1 58 (17.06%) Finance
2 41 (12.06%) Retail
3 33 (9.71%) Banking
4 16 (4.71%) Publishing
5 14 (4.12%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.82%) Marketing
7 9 (2.65%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.65%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.06%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.76%) Electronics
10 4 (1.18%) Back Office
11 3 (0.88%) Front Office
12 2 (0.59%) German Language
13 1 (0.29%) Greek Language
13 1 (0.29%) Advertising
13 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 243 (71.47%) Developer
2 64 (18.82%) Java Developer
3 41 (12.06%) Architect
4 29 (8.53%) Analyst
5 23 (6.76%) Senior Developer
6 18 (5.29%) CMS Developer
7 17 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
8 16 (4.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 16 (4.71%) Hybris Developer
9 15 (4.41%) Integration Architect
10 13 (3.82%) PHP Developer
10 13 (3.82%) Middleware Developer
11 12 (3.53%) .NET Developer
12 10 (2.94%) XML Developer
13 9 (2.65%) Designer
13 9 (2.65%) C# Developer
13 9 (2.65%) Web Developer
14 8 (2.35%) Business Analyst
14 8 (2.35%) webMethods Developer
14 8 (2.35%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (95.29%) XML
2 151 (44.41%) Web Services
3 127 (37.35%) HTML
4 118 (34.71%) XSLT
5 107 (31.47%) SOAP
6 90 (26.47%) .NET
7 86 (25.29%) Spring
8 81 (23.82%) WSDL
9 80 (23.53%) CSS
10 78 (22.94%) jQuery
10 78 (22.94%) REST
11 71 (20.88%) XSL
12 65 (19.12%) J2EE
13 62 (18.24%) Middleware
14 58 (17.06%) Ajax
15 57 (16.76%) JMS
16 53 (15.59%) JSON
17 48 (14.12%) Spring MVC
18 43 (12.65%) ASP.NET
19 39 (11.47%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (9.12%) User Experience
3 27 (7.94%) iPad
4 23 (6.76%) W3C
5 20 (5.88%) Open Source
6 19 (5.59%) Social Media
7 18 (5.29%) Web 2.0
8 11 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.94%) DataPower
9 10 (2.94%) Derivative
10 8 (2.35%) Clustering
11 7 (2.06%) Replication
12 6 (1.76%) DTV
12 6 (1.76%) Mobile Payment
13 3 (0.88%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.88%) Thin Client
13 3 (0.88%) NHS
13 3 (0.88%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.88%) Data Integration
14 2 (0.59%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 63 (18.53%) Linux
2 43 (12.65%) UNIX
3 17 (5.00%) Windows
4 6 (1.76%) AIX
5 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (23.24%) SOA
3 70 (20.59%) Scrum
4 66 (19.41%) TDD
5 63 (18.53%) Continuous Integration
6 62 (18.24%) MVC
7 60 (17.65%) E-Commerce
8 51 (15.00%) OO
9 41 (12.06%) Data Modelling
9 41 (12.06%) Content Management
10 39 (11.47%) UML
11 32 (9.41%) Unit Testing
11 32 (9.41%) Integration Testing
12 28 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (7.06%) Web Development
14 23 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
15 22 (6.47%) Waterfall
15 22 (6.47%) OOP
16 21 (6.18%) ERP
16 21 (6.18%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 202 (59.41%) Java
2 124 (36.47%) SQL
3 92 (27.06%) JavaScript
4 49 (14.41%) PL/SQL
5 48 (14.12%) C#
6 30 (8.82%) XPath
7 28 (8.24%) Groovy
8 21 (6.18%) PHP
9 16 (4.71%) XQuery
10 13 (3.82%) T-SQL
11 12 (3.53%) VB
12 11 (3.24%) Ruby
13 10 (2.94%) VB6
13 10 (2.94%) VBScript
14 9 (2.65%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.76%) Python
15 6 (1.76%) C++
16 4 (1.18%) C
16 4 (1.18%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 16 (4.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.65%) Degree
4 4 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.59%) VCP4
5 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.29%) MCTS
6 1 (0.29%) MCSD
6 1 (0.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.88%) QA
2 4 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.59%) COBIT
3 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.88%) HDFS
3 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 13 (3.82%) Puppet
2 9 (2.65%) CA LISA
3 6 (1.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (1.18%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.29%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.29%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 142 (41.76%) Oracle
2 35 (10.29%) Microsoft
3 30 (8.82%) IBM
4 28 (8.24%) webMethods
5 22 (6.47%) Open Text
5 22 (6.47%) Software AG
5 22 (6.47%) SAP
6 21 (6.18%) Adobe
7 20 (5.88%) RedDot
7 20 (5.88%) ATG
7 20 (5.88%) Endeca
8 19 (5.59%) Perforce
9 18 (5.29%) Google
10 16 (4.71%) hybris
11 15 (4.41%) Red Hat
12 12 (3.53%) TIBCO
13 11 (3.24%) Atlassian
14 9 (2.65%) HP
14 9 (2.65%) Sybase
14 9 (2.65%) Green Hat
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