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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 366 362 429
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +67
Contract jobs citing XSD 222 210 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.44% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.57% 1.49% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 124 68
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.52% +13.57%
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
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
14164 14098 14919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.00% 29.27% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9322 9291 9042
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 235 364
Average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.61 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £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 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 23 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the England region over the 3 months to 23 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
London +17 141 £500 +17.64% 17
North West +2 20 £295 -1.66% 5
South East -5 16 £425 -1.16% 4
West Midlands -3 12 £425 -
East Midlands +11 10 £321 -19.68% 4
South West -34 9 £325 -27.77%
Yorkshire -4 5 £290 -10.76% 2
East of England -25 5 £325 - 2
North East - - - - 1
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 403 (95.50%) XML
2 217 (51.42%) Java
3 201 (47.63%) Web Services
4 174 (41.23%) Oracle
5 164 (38.86%) HTML
6 160 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
7 136 (32.23%) SOAP
8 126 (29.86%) XSLT
9 122 (28.91%) Scrum
10 114 (27.01%) SOA
11 109 (25.83%) WSDL
12 106 (25.12%) Spring
13 105 (24.88%) SQL
14 99 (23.46%) E-Commerce
15 98 (23.22%) Subversion
16 97 (22.99%) jQuery
17 93 (22.04%) J2EE
18 88 (20.85%) CSS
18 88 (20.85%) TDD
18 88 (20.85%) Continuous Integration
19 86 (20.38%) Maven
20 85 (20.14%) MVC
20 85 (20.14%) .NET
21 75 (17.77%) XSL
22 74 (17.54%) REST
23 73 (17.30%) JavaScript
24 71 (16.82%) Linux
25 69 (16.35%) Spring MVC
26 67 (15.88%) JSP
27 66 (15.64%) JUnit

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 62 (14.69%) Confluence
2 55 (13.03%) WebLogic
3 46 (10.90%) WebSphere
4 44 (10.43%) Tomcat
5 33 (7.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 29 (6.87%) Apache
7 23 (5.45%) IIS
7 23 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
8 18 (4.27%) AquaLogic
9 12 (2.84%) SharePoint
10 10 (2.37%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.90%) NetWeaver
11 8 (1.90%) Apache Solr
12 6 (1.42%) CMS
12 6 (1.42%) Mule
13 5 (1.18%) Apache Pig
13 5 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
14 4 (0.95%) Liferay
Applications
1 11 (2.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.18%) MS Office
3 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (4.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (3.32%) Workday HCM
3 12 (2.84%) SAP HR
4 8 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (1.42%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 5 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.47%) AquaLogic BPM
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.24%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.42%) SaaS
2 4 (0.95%) PaaS
2 4 (0.95%) IaaS
3 3 (0.71%) Force.com
3 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.11%) HTTP
2 24 (5.69%) FTP
3 10 (2.37%) Internet
4 8 (1.90%) HTTPS
4 8 (1.90%) SNMP
5 4 (0.95%) LDAP
6 3 (0.71%) DNS
6 3 (0.71%) SSL
6 3 (0.71%) Firewall
6 3 (0.71%) Intranet
6 3 (0.71%) WinSCP
7 2 (0.47%) AMQP
7 2 (0.47%) DMZ
8 1 (0.24%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (14.69%) Oracle Database
2 43 (10.19%) MySQL
2 43 (10.19%) SQL Server
3 34 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 27 (6.40%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (3.79%) Hadoop
5 16 (3.79%) Oracle Reports
5 16 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (2.84%) NoSQL
8 11 (2.61%) Big Data
9 9 (2.13%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.90%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.90%) Apache Accumulo
11 7 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (1.42%) DB2
13 5 (1.18%) OLTP
13 5 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 98 (23.22%) Subversion
2 86 (20.38%) Maven
3 66 (15.64%) JUnit
4 64 (15.17%) JIRA
5 53 (12.56%) Ant
6 46 (10.90%) Git (software)
7 31 (7.35%) Jenkins
8 27 (6.40%) Eclipse
9 16 (3.79%) SoapUI
10 13 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (3.08%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.66%) PowerDesigner
11 7 (1.66%) Selenium
12 6 (1.42%) Mockito
13 5 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.18%) XMLUnit
13 5 (1.18%) Checkstyle
14 4 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
14 4 (0.95%) EasyMock
14 4 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 56 (13.27%) Finance
2 49 (11.61%) Retail
3 29 (6.87%) Banking
4 28 (6.64%) Publishing
5 20 (4.74%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.84%) Marketing
7 10 (2.37%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.90%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.66%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.18%) Electronics
10 5 (1.18%) Legal
11 4 (0.95%) Back Office
12 3 (0.71%) Billing
13 1 (0.24%) Games
13 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.24%) French Language
13 1 (0.24%) German Language
13 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 288 (68.25%) Developer
2 66 (15.64%) Java Developer
3 49 (11.61%) Architect
4 33 (7.82%) Hybris Developer
5 27 (6.40%) Analyst
6 23 (5.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 22 (5.21%) Lead Developer
8 21 (4.98%) Senior Developer
9 18 (4.27%) .NET Developer
9 18 (4.27%) Consultant
10 16 (3.79%) PHP Developer
10 16 (3.79%) Oracle Developer
10 16 (3.79%) Middleware Developer
11 12 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (2.61%) C# Developer
12 11 (2.61%) Integration Architect
12 11 (2.61%) CRM Developer
12 11 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 10 (2.37%) C# .NET Developer
14 9 (2.13%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 403 (95.50%) XML
2 201 (47.63%) Web Services
3 164 (38.86%) HTML
4 136 (32.23%) SOAP
5 126 (29.86%) XSLT
6 109 (25.83%) WSDL
7 106 (25.12%) Spring
8 97 (22.99%) jQuery
9 93 (22.04%) J2EE
10 88 (20.85%) CSS
11 85 (20.14%) .NET
12 75 (17.77%) XSL
13 74 (17.54%) REST
14 69 (16.35%) Spring MVC
15 67 (15.88%) JSP
16 58 (13.74%) RESTful
17 55 (13.03%) Ajax
18 52 (12.32%) JSON
19 51 (12.09%) Middleware
20 44 (10.43%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (8.53%) Social Media
2 36 (8.53%) iPad
3 19 (4.50%) Derivative
4 15 (3.55%) W3C
5 14 (3.32%) Open Source
6 11 (2.61%) User Experience
7 9 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.90%) Data Conversion
9 7 (1.66%) Data Integration
9 7 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.42%) DataPower
10 6 (1.42%) Semantic Web
10 6 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.42%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (1.18%) DTV
12 4 (0.95%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.95%) Kindle
13 3 (0.71%) Smart Meter
13 3 (0.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 71 (16.82%) Linux
2 59 (13.98%) UNIX
3 26 (6.16%) Windows
4 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (28.91%) Scrum
3 114 (27.01%) SOA
4 99 (23.46%) E-Commerce
5 88 (20.85%) TDD
5 88 (20.85%) Continuous Integration
6 85 (20.14%) MVC
7 64 (15.17%) Data Modelling
8 60 (14.22%) OO
9 56 (13.27%) ERP
10 52 (12.32%) Unit Testing
11 47 (11.14%) UML
12 45 (10.66%) Validation
13 40 (9.48%) Integration Testing
14 39 (9.24%) Waterfall
15 37 (8.77%) Content Management
16 36 (8.53%) EAI
17 32 (7.58%) B2C
18 30 (7.11%) Migration
18 30 (7.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 217 (51.42%) Java
2 105 (24.88%) SQL
3 73 (17.30%) JavaScript
4 64 (15.17%) C#
5 50 (11.85%) Groovy
6 36 (8.53%) PL/SQL
6 36 (8.53%) XPath
7 24 (5.69%) PHP
8 16 (3.79%) XQuery
9 13 (3.08%) VBScript
10 12 (2.84%) VB
10 12 (2.84%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.61%) VB6
12 9 (2.13%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.90%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.42%) Ruby
14 6 (1.42%) C
14 6 (1.42%) C++
14 6 (1.42%) SPARQL
15 5 (1.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (6.40%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.50%) Degree
3 15 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.66%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.47%) MCTS
7 1 (0.24%) MCSD
7 1 (0.24%) MCSE
7 1 (0.24%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.82%) QA
2 4 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) SLA
4 1 (0.24%) Basel II
4 1 (0.24%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.47%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (3.79%) Puppet
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.71%) CA LISA
4 2 (0.47%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.24%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 174 (41.23%) Oracle
2 57 (13.51%) JBoss
3 43 (10.19%) Microsoft
4 40 (9.48%) ATG
5 38 (9.00%) IBM
6 36 (8.53%) Perforce
6 36 (8.53%) Endeca
7 35 (8.29%) hybris
8 29 (6.87%) SAP
9 18 (4.27%) Atlassian
10 17 (4.03%) BEA
11 16 (3.79%) Red Hat
12 13 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (3.08%) TIBCO
12 13 (3.08%) PeopleSoft
13 9 (2.13%) webMethods
14 8 (1.90%) Sybase
15 7 (1.66%) Intel
16 5 (1.18%) Informatica
17 4 (0.95%) Rackspace
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