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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 374 368 422
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +54
Contract jobs citing XSD 215 203 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.42% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.54% 1.44% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 124 66
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £635 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £395 £338
% change year-on-year
-14.55% +17.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -63.33%
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
13987 14091 14789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.90% 29.28% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9268 9363 8950
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 232 362
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.63 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £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 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 1 October 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 1 October 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
London +16 137 £465 +9.41% 20
North West -5 21 £300 - 6
South East -13 15 £425 - 7
West Midlands -5 11 £406 -
South West -37 10 £325 -27.77%
East Midlands +9 7 £321 -19.68% 4
Yorkshire -6 5 £290 -9.01% 1
East of England -23 5 £310 -22.50% 2
North East - - - -
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 401 (95.48%) XML
2 221 (52.62%) Java
3 199 (47.38%) Web Services
4 175 (41.67%) Oracle
5 164 (39.05%) HTML
6 160 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
7 138 (32.86%) SOAP
8 123 (29.29%) Scrum
9 122 (29.05%) XSLT
10 114 (27.14%) SOA
11 108 (25.71%) WSDL
11 108 (25.71%) Spring
12 103 (24.52%) SQL
13 99 (23.57%) E-Commerce
14 97 (23.10%) Subversion
15 95 (22.62%) jQuery
16 93 (22.14%) J2EE
17 91 (21.67%) TDD
18 90 (21.43%) CSS
19 88 (20.95%) Continuous Integration
20 87 (20.71%) Maven
21 86 (20.48%) MVC
22 79 (18.81%) .NET
23 77 (18.33%) JavaScript
24 76 (18.10%) REST
25 74 (17.62%) XSL
26 72 (17.14%) Linux
27 70 (16.67%) Spring MVC
28 68 (16.19%) JSP
29 66 (15.71%) JUnit

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (14.76%) Confluence
2 54 (12.86%) WebLogic
3 46 (10.95%) WebSphere
4 43 (10.24%) Tomcat
5 33 (7.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 31 (7.38%) Apache
7 18 (4.29%) IIS
7 18 (4.29%) AquaLogic
8 17 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (2.38%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.90%) NetWeaver
10 8 (1.90%) Apache Solr
10 8 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (1.67%) CMS
12 6 (1.43%) Mule
13 5 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (1.19%) Apache Pig
13 5 (1.19%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.95%) Liferay
14 4 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.95%) MS Office
3 3 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (3.33%) Workday HCM
3 12 (2.86%) SAP HR
4 9 (2.14%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (1.43%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 5 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.48%) AquaLogic BPM
9 1 (0.24%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.24%) Cordys
9 1 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.19%) SaaS
2 3 (0.71%) Force.com
3 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.48%) PaaS
3 2 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.14%) HTTP
2 26 (6.19%) FTP
3 10 (2.38%) SNMP
3 10 (2.38%) Internet
4 8 (1.90%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.95%) LDAP
6 3 (0.71%) WinSCP
6 3 (0.71%) Firewall
6 3 (0.71%) SSL
7 2 (0.48%) DNS
7 2 (0.48%) Intranet
7 2 (0.48%) DMZ
7 2 (0.48%) AMQP
8 1 (0.24%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 43 (10.24%) MySQL
3 36 (8.57%) SQL Server
4 33 (7.86%) Relational Database
5 26 (6.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (3.81%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (3.81%) Hadoop
7 15 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (2.86%) NoSQL
9 11 (2.62%) Big Data
9 11 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (2.14%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.90%) Apache Accumulo
13 7 (1.67%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.67%) DB2
14 5 (1.19%) Couchbase
14 5 (1.19%) Impala
Development Applications
1 97 (23.10%) Subversion
2 87 (20.71%) Maven
3 66 (15.71%) JUnit
4 63 (15.00%) JIRA
5 54 (12.86%) Ant
6 46 (10.95%) Git (software)
7 31 (7.38%) Jenkins
8 29 (6.90%) Eclipse
9 18 (4.29%) SoapUI
10 11 (2.62%) Visual Studio
11 9 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (1.90%) Selenium
13 7 (1.67%) Mockito
13 7 (1.67%) PowerDesigner
14 6 (1.43%) Checkstyle
14 6 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (1.19%) XMLUnit
16 4 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
16 4 (0.95%) jMock
16 4 (0.95%) EasyMock
General
1 55 (13.10%) Finance
2 48 (11.43%) Retail
3 30 (7.14%) Banking
4 28 (6.67%) Publishing
5 19 (4.52%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.86%) Marketing
7 11 (2.62%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.90%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.67%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.19%) Legal
10 5 (1.19%) Electronics
10 5 (1.19%) Back Office
11 2 (0.48%) Billing
11 2 (0.48%) German Language
12 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.24%) French Language
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 284 (67.62%) Developer
2 69 (16.43%) Java Developer
3 49 (11.67%) Architect
4 32 (7.62%) Hybris Developer
5 29 (6.90%) Analyst
6 23 (5.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 21 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 21 (5.00%) Lead Developer
8 18 (4.29%) Consultant
9 17 (4.05%) Middleware Developer
9 17 (4.05%) PHP Developer
10 16 (3.81%) Oracle Developer
10 16 (3.81%) .NET Developer
11 11 (2.62%) CRM Developer
11 11 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 11 (2.62%) Integration Analyst
11 11 (2.62%) Integration Architect
12 10 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (2.38%) Web Developer
13 9 (2.14%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 401 (95.48%) XML
2 199 (47.38%) Web Services
3 164 (39.05%) HTML
4 138 (32.86%) SOAP
5 122 (29.05%) XSLT
6 108 (25.71%) WSDL
6 108 (25.71%) Spring
7 95 (22.62%) jQuery
8 93 (22.14%) J2EE
9 90 (21.43%) CSS
10 79 (18.81%) .NET
11 76 (18.10%) REST
12 74 (17.62%) XSL
13 70 (16.67%) Spring MVC
14 68 (16.19%) JSP
15 57 (13.57%) RESTful
16 55 (13.10%) Ajax
17 53 (12.62%) JSON
18 50 (11.90%) Middleware
19 47 (11.19%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (8.33%) Social Media
2 35 (8.33%) iPad
3 19 (4.52%) Derivative
4 15 (3.57%) Open Source
4 15 (3.57%) W3C
5 11 (2.62%) User Experience
6 8 (1.90%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.90%) Data Conversion
7 7 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.67%) Data Integration
7 7 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.43%) DataPower
8 6 (1.43%) Semantic Web
8 6 (1.43%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.19%) DTV
10 4 (0.95%) Kindle
10 4 (0.95%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.71%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.71%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 72 (17.14%) Linux
2 59 (14.05%) UNIX
3 20 (4.76%) Windows
4 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (29.29%) Scrum
3 114 (27.14%) SOA
4 99 (23.57%) E-Commerce
5 91 (21.67%) TDD
6 88 (20.95%) Continuous Integration
7 86 (20.48%) MVC
8 63 (15.00%) Data Modelling
9 59 (14.05%) OO
10 55 (13.10%) ERP
11 49 (11.67%) UML
12 48 (11.43%) Unit Testing
13 45 (10.71%) Validation
14 40 (9.52%) Integration Testing
15 38 (9.05%) Waterfall
16 35 (8.33%) Content Management
17 34 (8.10%) EAI
18 31 (7.38%) B2C
19 29 (6.90%) Migration
19 29 (6.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 221 (52.62%) Java
2 103 (24.52%) SQL
3 77 (18.33%) JavaScript
4 57 (13.57%) C#
5 49 (11.67%) Groovy
6 38 (9.05%) XPath
7 34 (8.10%) PL/SQL
8 25 (5.95%) PHP
9 17 (4.05%) XQuery
10 13 (3.10%) VBScript
10 13 (3.10%) VB
11 12 (2.86%) VB6
12 11 (2.62%) Shell Script
13 9 (2.14%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.90%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.43%) C++
15 6 (1.43%) C
15 6 (1.43%) Ruby
15 6 (1.43%) SPARQL
16 5 (1.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.05%) Degree
2 17 (4.05%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.67%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.48%) MCTS
6 1 (0.24%) IIBA
6 1 (0.24%) MCSD
6 1 (0.24%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.10%) QA
2 4 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) WAI
4 1 (0.24%) Basel II
4 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.48%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (4.05%) Puppet
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.71%) CA LISA
4 2 (0.48%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.24%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 175 (41.67%) Oracle
2 57 (13.57%) JBoss
3 39 (9.29%) ATG
4 38 (9.05%) IBM
4 38 (9.05%) Microsoft
5 35 (8.33%) Perforce
5 35 (8.33%) Endeca
6 34 (8.10%) hybris
7 29 (6.90%) SAP
8 19 (4.52%) Atlassian
9 17 (4.05%) BEA
9 17 (4.05%) Red Hat
10 13 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (3.10%) TIBCO
10 13 (3.10%) PeopleSoft
11 9 (2.14%) Sybase
12 8 (1.90%) webMethods
13 7 (1.67%) Intel
14 5 (1.19%) Informatica
15 4 (0.95%) Software AG
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