The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 374 384 420
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +36
Contract jobs citing XSD 189 164 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.42% 1.25% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 94 71
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£450 £418 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £212 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £770 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £321 £375
% change year-on-year
+27.72% -14.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13352 13135 13905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.86% 28.34% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8766 8529 8604
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 278 337
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
XSD
UK

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +12 113 £525 +23.52% 15
East Midlands +14 19 £355 -16.47% 3
South East +1 18 £413 +28.90% 7
West Midlands -3 13 £425 +13.33% 2
East of England -13 13 £350 -12.50%
South West -26 8 £200 -57.89% 2
Yorkshire -1 3 - - 3
North West -23 1 - - 2
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 325 (95.31%) XML
2 177 (51.91%) Web Services
3 151 (44.28%) Java
4 144 (42.23%) Oracle
5 128 (37.54%) HTML
6 114 (33.43%) SOAP
7 112 (32.84%) XSLT
8 100 (29.33%) WSDL
9 96 (28.15%) SOA
9 96 (28.15%) Scrum
10 84 (24.63%) SQL
11 75 (21.99%) Subversion
12 72 (21.11%) .NET
12 72 (21.11%) E-Commerce
13 71 (20.82%) Agile Software Development
14 67 (19.65%) Continuous Integration
15 64 (18.77%) Data Modelling
16 63 (18.48%) SQL Server
17 62 (18.18%) jQuery
18 61 (17.89%) Spring
19 60 (17.60%) C#
20 59 (17.30%) J2EE
21 58 (17.01%) XSL
21 58 (17.01%) CSS
21 58 (17.01%) TDD
22 56 (16.42%) Maven
22 56 (16.42%) REST
23 53 (15.54%) ERP
24 49 (14.37%) JIRA
24 49 (14.37%) RESTful

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 45 (13.20%) WebLogic
2 40 (11.73%) Confluence
3 37 (10.85%) WebSphere
4 30 (8.80%) Tomcat
4 30 (8.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 29 (8.50%) BizTalk Server
6 22 (6.45%) IIS
7 15 (4.40%) SharePoint
7 15 (4.40%) AquaLogic
8 14 (4.11%) Apache
9 10 (2.93%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (2.35%) NetWeaver
11 7 (2.05%) Node.js
12 6 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.76%) Apache Solr
13 5 (1.47%) Apache Pig
13 5 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (1.47%) Liferay
13 5 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.17%) MS Office
3 3 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (4.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (3.81%) Workday HCM
3 11 (3.23%) SAP HR
4 8 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.05%) IaaS
1 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (2.05%) SaaS
1 7 (2.05%) PaaS
2 5 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.88%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.09%) HTTP
2 18 (5.28%) FTP
3 10 (2.93%) Internet
4 9 (2.64%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.88%) Intranet
5 3 (0.88%) Firewall
5 3 (0.88%) DNS
5 3 (0.88%) LDAP
6 2 (0.59%) SSL
6 2 (0.59%) DMZ
7 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (18.48%) SQL Server
2 43 (12.61%) Oracle Database
3 41 (12.02%) MySQL
4 32 (9.38%) Relational Database
5 31 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (6.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (4.69%) Hadoop
9 15 (4.40%) NoSQL
10 14 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (3.81%) MongoDB
12 12 (3.52%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (3.23%) Big Data
14 10 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (2.64%) RDBMS
16 8 (2.35%) Apache Accumulo
17 5 (1.47%) Couchbase
17 5 (1.47%) Impala
17 5 (1.47%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 75 (21.99%) Subversion
2 56 (16.42%) Maven
3 49 (14.37%) JIRA
4 48 (14.08%) Ant
5 45 (13.20%) JUnit
6 20 (5.87%) Visual Studio
6 20 (5.87%) Eclipse
6 20 (5.87%) Jenkins
7 17 (4.99%) Git (software)
8 16 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (3.81%) PowerDesigner
10 12 (3.52%) SoapUI
11 6 (1.76%) NUnit
11 6 (1.76%) Bugzilla
11 6 (1.76%) Hudson
12 5 (1.47%) XMLSpy
12 5 (1.47%) JMeter
12 5 (1.47%) JDeveloper
12 5 (1.47%) XMLUnit
13 4 (1.17%) Selenium
General
1 43 (12.61%) Finance
2 41 (12.02%) Retail
3 27 (7.92%) Publishing
4 12 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.93%) Banking
6 6 (1.76%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.47%) Legal
8 4 (1.17%) Back Office
9 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.88%) Billing
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Games
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Law
10 1 (0.29%) Marketing
10 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 207 (60.70%) Developer
2 54 (15.84%) Architect
3 37 (10.85%) Java Developer
4 30 (8.80%) Analyst
5 21 (6.16%) .NET Developer
6 20 (5.87%) Consultant
7 19 (5.57%) Senior Developer
8 18 (5.28%) C# Developer
9 16 (4.69%) Lead Developer
9 16 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (3.81%) Oracle Developer
11 13 (3.81%) BizTalk Developer
12 12 (3.52%) Web Developer
13 10 (2.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 10 (2.93%) Data Analyst
13 10 (2.93%) Integration Architect
14 8 (2.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (2.35%) Designer
14 8 (2.35%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (95.31%) XML
2 177 (51.91%) Web Services
3 128 (37.54%) HTML
4 114 (33.43%) SOAP
5 112 (32.84%) XSLT
6 100 (29.33%) WSDL
7 72 (21.11%) .NET
8 62 (18.18%) jQuery
9 61 (17.89%) Spring
10 59 (17.30%) J2EE
11 58 (17.01%) XSL
11 58 (17.01%) CSS
12 56 (16.42%) REST
13 49 (14.37%) RESTful
14 41 (12.02%) ASP.NET
15 40 (11.73%) Ajax
15 40 (11.73%) WCF
16 39 (11.44%) JSP
16 39 (11.44%) Middleware
17 33 (9.68%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.97%) iPad
1 34 (9.97%) Social Media
2 22 (6.45%) W3C
3 14 (4.11%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.52%) Data Conversion
5 11 (3.23%) N-Tier
5 11 (3.23%) Open Source
6 10 (2.93%) Semantic Web
7 7 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.05%) RIA
8 6 (1.76%) Derivative
8 6 (1.76%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.47%) Taxonomies
10 4 (1.17%) DataPower
10 4 (1.17%) Kindle
10 4 (1.17%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.88%) Clustering
11 3 (0.88%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.88%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 46 (13.49%) Linux
2 36 (10.56%) UNIX
3 30 (8.80%) Windows
4 7 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.47%) Fedora
6 2 (0.59%) AIX
7 1 (0.29%) Solaris
7 1 (0.29%) Android
7 1 (0.29%) CentOS
7 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (28.15%) SOA
1 96 (28.15%) Scrum
2 72 (21.11%) E-Commerce
3 71 (20.82%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (19.65%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (18.77%) Data Modelling
6 58 (17.01%) TDD
7 53 (15.54%) ERP
8 47 (13.78%) MVC
9 44 (12.90%) Unit Testing
10 41 (12.02%) UML
11 40 (11.73%) EAI
12 36 (10.56%) Content Management
12 36 (10.56%) Waterfall
12 36 (10.56%) Validation
13 35 (10.26%) OO
14 33 (9.68%) Migration
15 28 (8.21%) Integration Testing
16 27 (7.92%) Project Management
17 24 (7.04%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 151 (44.28%) Java
2 84 (24.63%) SQL
3 60 (17.60%) C#
4 46 (13.49%) Groovy
5 38 (11.14%) JavaScript
6 37 (10.85%) XPath
7 25 (7.33%) PL/SQL
8 19 (5.57%) XQuery
8 19 (5.57%) T-SQL
9 11 (3.23%) SPARQL
10 10 (2.93%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.93%) Python
11 9 (2.64%) C++
12 7 (2.05%) C
13 4 (1.17%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.17%) VB
14 3 (0.88%) VBA
14 3 (0.88%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.88%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (9.09%) Degree
2 23 (6.74%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.76%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.17%) MCTS
6 4 (1.17%) MCSE
6 4 (1.17%) MCSD
7 1 (0.29%) ISEB
7 1 (0.29%) IIBA
7 1 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.62%) QA
2 4 (1.17%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) Basel II
4 1 (0.29%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.59%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.29%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.29%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.29%) WMI
Vendors
1 144 (42.23%) Oracle
2 43 (12.61%) JBoss
3 42 (12.32%) Microsoft
4 38 (11.14%) ATG
5 34 (9.97%) Perforce
5 34 (9.97%) Endeca
6 33 (9.68%) IBM
7 24 (7.04%) SAP
7 24 (7.04%) hybris
8 14 (4.11%) BEA
9 12 (3.52%) TIBCO
9 12 (3.52%) PeopleSoft
10 9 (2.64%) Atlassian
11 8 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (2.05%) Intel
13 6 (1.76%) webMethods
14 4 (1.17%) Talend
15 3 (0.88%) Sybase
15 3 (0.88%) CollabNet
16 2 (0.59%) Altova
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent salary + training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 25 days ago