The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
UK / England
Rank 429 427 437
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing XSD 139 188 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 1.38% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 110 106
Median daily rate £500 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £578 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 5
Median hourly rate - £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +64.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +64.44%

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
13130 13667 12787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.39% 28.65% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9166 9538 8565
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 240 171
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing XSD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 62 £525 +10.52% 9
South East +37 27 £456 +10.60% 3
South West +15 13 £525 +23.52% 1
East of England -11 10 £481 -12.50%
North West +7 9 £275 -35.29% 3
Yorkshire +8 7 £663 +52.29% 4
East Midlands +4 3 £395 - 2
West Midlands -11 2 £484 +1.89%
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for XSD.

1 287 (94.10%) XML
2 178 (58.36%) Java
3 171 (56.07%) SQL
4 168 (55.08%) Agile Software Development
5 161 (52.79%) SOAP
6 160 (52.46%) Web Services
7 131 (42.95%) XSLT
8 127 (41.64%) Oracle
9 125 (40.98%) REST
10 115 (37.70%) JavaScript
11 108 (35.41%) JSON
12 102 (33.44%) HTML
12 102 (33.44%) Scrum
13 94 (30.82%) Git (software)
14 92 (30.16%) CSS
15 84 (27.54%) SOA
16 79 (25.90%) Spring
16 79 (25.90%) Maven
17 77 (25.25%) JIRA
17 77 (25.25%) Unix
18 75 (24.59%) JMS
19 74 (24.26%) Hibernate
20 71 (23.28%) TDD
20 71 (23.28%) .NET
21 70 (22.95%) SQL Server
22 66 (21.64%) Linux
22 66 (21.64%) Finance
23 64 (20.98%) J2EE
24 62 (20.33%) JUnit
25 60 (19.67%) MVC

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 51 (16.72%) WebSphere
2 45 (14.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 32 (10.49%) WebLogic
4 31 (10.16%) Confluence
5 26 (8.52%) Apache
6 24 (7.87%) JBoss
7 16 (5.25%) Tomcat
8 15 (4.92%) CMS
9 11 (3.61%) IIS
10 10 (3.28%) MQSeries
11 9 (2.95%) Oracle Service Bus
11 9 (2.95%) SharePoint
12 8 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (2.30%) MQSI
14 6 (1.97%) Skype for Business
15 5 (1.64%) GlassFish
15 5 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
16 3 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.98%) MS Office
5 2 (0.66%) PaintShop Pro
5 2 (0.66%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 14 (4.59%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (3.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.31%) FastStats
3 4 (1.31%) Workday HCM
4 3 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.98%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.33%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.33%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.30%) Office 365
3 6 (1.97%) Yammer
4 3 (0.98%) GitHub
5 2 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.66%) IaaS
5 2 (0.66%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.33%) Boomi
6 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.89%) HTTP
2 17 (5.57%) SSL
3 15 (4.92%) Firewall
4 14 (4.59%) HTTPS
4 14 (4.59%) Internet
5 11 (3.61%) FTP
6 7 (2.30%) Kerberos
6 7 (2.30%) WinSCP
6 7 (2.30%) X.509
7 4 (1.31%) SNMP
8 2 (0.66%) AMQP
8 2 (0.66%) DVB
8 2 (0.66%) SMS
8 2 (0.66%) Wireless
9 1 (0.33%) LDAP
9 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.48%) Oracle Database
3 30 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (9.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 28 (9.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (7.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (7.21%) Oracle Database 12c
7 19 (6.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (5.90%) MongoDB
8 18 (5.90%) MySQL
8 18 (5.90%) Relational Database
9 15 (4.92%) Oracle Database 10g
10 14 (4.59%) Big Data
10 14 (4.59%) DB2
10 14 (4.59%) RDBMS
11 11 (3.61%) NoSQL
12 10 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (2.30%) IBM InfoSphere
13 7 (2.30%) Redis
13 7 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 94 (30.82%) Git (software)
2 79 (25.90%) Maven
3 77 (25.25%) JIRA
4 62 (20.33%) JUnit
5 59 (19.34%) Jenkins
6 51 (16.72%) Subversion
7 45 (14.75%) Mockito
8 38 (12.46%) Selenium
9 31 (10.16%) SoapUI
9 31 (10.16%) TeamCity
10 30 (9.84%) Spock
11 29 (9.51%) Eclipse
12 23 (7.54%) Gradle
12 23 (7.54%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (5.90%) Ant
14 14 (4.59%) ClearCase
14 14 (4.59%) JMeter
15 13 (4.26%) Cucumber
15 13 (4.26%) LoadRunner
16 12 (3.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 66 (21.64%) Finance
2 41 (13.44%) Banking
3 22 (7.21%) Retail
4 4 (1.31%) Front Office
4 4 (1.31%) Marketing
4 4 (1.31%) Publishing
4 4 (1.31%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.66%) Advertising
6 2 (0.66%) Automotive
6 2 (0.66%) Electronics
6 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.66%) Legal
7 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.33%) Billing
7 1 (0.33%) French Language
7 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 206 (67.54%) Developer
2 83 (27.21%) Java Developer
3 48 (15.74%) Senior Developer
4 43 (14.10%) Architect
5 37 (12.13%) .NET Developer
6 23 (7.54%) C# Developer
6 23 (7.54%) Senior Java Developer
7 21 (6.89%) Data Architect
8 20 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (4.59%) Consultant
10 13 (4.26%) Analyst
10 13 (4.26%) Software Developer
11 12 (3.93%) Senior .NET Developer
11 12 (3.93%) Senior C# Developer
11 12 (3.93%) SQL Developer
11 12 (3.93%) VB.NET Developer
11 12 (3.93%) Web Developer
12 11 (3.61%) ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (3.61%) C# Software Developer
12 11 (3.61%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (94.10%) XML
2 161 (52.79%) SOAP
3 160 (52.46%) Web Services
4 131 (42.95%) XSLT
5 125 (40.98%) REST
6 108 (35.41%) JSON
7 102 (33.44%) HTML
8 92 (30.16%) CSS
9 79 (25.90%) Spring
10 75 (24.59%) JMS
11 74 (24.26%) Hibernate
12 71 (23.28%) .NET
13 64 (20.98%) J2EE
14 51 (16.72%) EJB
14 51 (16.72%) JDBC
15 50 (16.39%) WSDL
16 48 (15.74%) jQuery
17 41 (13.44%) RESTful
18 39 (12.79%) HTML5
19 38 (12.46%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.18%) User Experience
2 22 (7.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.92%) DataPower
5 14 (4.59%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.95%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.62%) Reference Data
7 8 (2.62%) Taxonomies
8 7 (2.30%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.31%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.31%) Replication
10 3 (0.98%) Derivative
10 3 (0.98%) Equities
10 3 (0.98%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.66%) Clustering
11 2 (0.66%) Interactive TV
11 2 (0.66%) MPEG
11 2 (0.66%) PMI
11 2 (0.66%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 77 (25.25%) Unix
2 66 (21.64%) Linux
3 16 (5.25%) Windows
4 10 (3.28%) HPUX
4 10 (3.28%) Solaris
5 8 (2.62%) AIX
6 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (55.08%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (33.44%) Scrum
3 84 (27.54%) SOA
4 71 (23.28%) TDD
5 60 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (19.67%) MVC
6 54 (17.70%) SDLC
7 36 (11.80%) UML
8 32 (10.49%) BDD
8 32 (10.49%) Refactoring
9 31 (10.16%) OO
10 29 (9.51%) Automated Testing
11 25 (8.20%) ETL
12 24 (7.87%) Unit Testing
13 23 (7.54%) Data Modelling
14 22 (7.21%) Data Management
15 19 (6.23%) E-Commerce
16 17 (5.57%) Web Development
17 16 (5.25%) OOP
18 15 (4.92%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 178 (58.36%) Java
2 171 (56.07%) SQL
3 115 (37.70%) JavaScript
4 55 (18.03%) XPath
5 48 (15.74%) Shell Script
6 47 (15.41%) C#
7 44 (14.43%) PL/SQL
8 33 (10.82%) Korn
9 30 (9.84%) T-SQL
10 25 (8.20%) Python
11 16 (5.25%) C
12 15 (4.92%) VB
12 15 (4.92%) VB6
13 14 (4.59%) Bash Shell
14 12 (3.93%) VB.NET
15 8 (2.62%) Apex Code
15 8 (2.62%) SOQL
16 6 (1.97%) ECMAScript
16 6 (1.97%) ES6
17 5 (1.64%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 42 (13.77%) Security Cleared
2 34 (11.15%) DV Cleared
3 33 (10.82%) Degree
4 7 (2.30%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.97%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.87%) QA
2 22 (7.21%) FATCA
3 4 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.98%) MiFID
5 2 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (2.95%) Docker
2 3 (0.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (2.62%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.98%) Ansible
2 3 (0.98%) Consul
2 3 (0.98%) Packer
2 3 (0.98%) Terraform
3 2 (0.66%) CloudHub
3 2 (0.66%) Galera Cluster
3 2 (0.66%) logstash
4 1 (0.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 127 (41.64%) Oracle
2 37 (12.13%) IBM
3 36 (11.80%) Solace
4 33 (10.82%) Microsoft
5 16 (5.25%) Atlassian
5 16 (5.25%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (4.26%) SAP
7 12 (3.93%) MuleSoft
8 7 (2.30%) ATG
8 7 (2.30%) HP
8 7 (2.30%) Sybase
9 6 (1.97%) Infor
10 5 (1.64%) Elastic Path
11 4 (1.31%) GoldenSource
11 4 (1.31%) Teradata
11 4 (1.31%) TIBCO
11 4 (1.31%) Workday
12 3 (0.98%) Interwoven
12 3 (0.98%) Talend
12 3 (0.98%) webMethods
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