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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 465 384 386
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +2
Contract jobs citing XSD 130 193 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.39% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 1.39% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 100 95
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £340 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £578 £760
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £321
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +29.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
14407 13884 13497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.96% 28.13% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9862 9061 8749
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 204 264
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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 -52 68 £470 -10.47% 9
South East +3 30 £425 +3.03% 4
South West -8 8 £400 +100.00% 6
North West -19 8 £500 -
West Midlands -5 6 £575 +35.29%
East of England -8 4 £450 +28.57% 3
East Midlands -16 2 £506 +25.77%
Midlands - 2 £600 -
Yorkshire -26 1 £413 +42.24% 5
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 256 (94.12%) XML
2 139 (51.10%) Java
3 121 (44.49%) SOAP
4 115 (42.28%) Web Services
5 102 (37.50%) Oracle
6 98 (36.03%) WSDL
7 97 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
8 95 (34.93%) SOA
9 78 (28.68%) XSLT
10 70 (25.74%) SQL
11 57 (20.96%) TDD
12 55 (20.22%) Continuous Integration
13 54 (19.85%) Maven
13 54 (19.85%) JMS
14 53 (19.49%) JavaScript
15 52 (19.12%) SQL Server
15 52 (19.12%) REST
16 50 (18.38%) HTML
16 50 (18.38%) Middleware
17 49 (18.01%) XSL
18 48 (17.65%) J2EE
18 48 (17.65%) WebLogic
18 48 (17.65%) Spring
19 47 (17.28%) Linux
20 45 (16.54%) Scrum
21 44 (16.18%) JSON
22 41 (15.07%) Microsoft
23 40 (14.71%) JBoss
23 40 (14.71%) Finance
23 40 (14.71%) SDLC

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 48 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 40 (14.71%) JBoss
3 26 (9.56%) WebSphere
4 19 (6.99%) Confluence
4 19 (6.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 18 (6.62%) Apache
6 15 (5.51%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (5.51%) Oracle Service Bus
7 12 (4.41%) IIS
8 9 (3.31%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (2.21%) CMS
11 5 (1.84%) MQSeries
12 4 (1.47%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (1.10%) AquaLogic
13 3 (1.10%) Mule
13 3 (1.10%) LiveCycle
14 2 (0.74%) Oracle BPEL
14 2 (0.74%) Jetty
14 2 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.21%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.84%) MS Office
4 2 (0.74%) SPSS
4 2 (0.74%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 16 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.10%) AquaLogic BPM
4 2 (0.74%) Exstream
4 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.37%) AWD
5 1 (0.37%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.37%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle TCA
5 1 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.04%) SSL
2 10 (3.68%) SNMP
3 5 (1.84%) HTTP
3 5 (1.84%) Firewall
4 4 (1.47%) Wireshark
4 4 (1.47%) Internet
4 4 (1.47%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.47%) Skype
5 3 (1.10%) FTP
5 3 (1.10%) LDAP
6 2 (0.74%) DMZ
7 1 (0.37%) SAN
7 1 (0.37%) NAS
7 1 (0.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.37%) LAN
7 1 (0.37%) WAN
7 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 37 (13.60%) Oracle Database
3 36 (13.24%) Relational Database
4 29 (10.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 22 (8.09%) DB2
6 15 (5.51%) MongoDB
7 13 (4.78%) NoSQL
8 12 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.94%) Big Data
10 7 (2.57%) OLAP
11 6 (2.21%) MySQL
11 6 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (2.21%) OLTP
11 6 (2.21%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.84%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (1.47%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 54 (19.85%) Maven
2 37 (13.60%) SoapUI
3 34 (12.50%) Subversion
4 29 (10.66%) JUnit
5 27 (9.93%) Git (software)
6 25 (9.19%) Ant
7 21 (7.72%) JIRA
8 20 (7.35%) Jenkins
9 19 (6.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (6.25%) Selenium
11 12 (4.41%) Eclipse
12 11 (4.04%) Checkstyle
12 11 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (4.04%) FindBugs
12 11 (4.04%) Gradle
13 9 (3.31%) Fiddler
13 9 (3.31%) Visual Studio
14 8 (2.94%) XMLSpy
15 7 (2.57%) Cucumber
16 5 (1.84%) Mercurial
General
1 40 (14.71%) Finance
2 32 (11.76%) Retail
3 21 (7.72%) Banking
4 14 (5.15%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.84%) Back Office
6 4 (1.47%) Front Office
6 4 (1.47%) Marketing
7 3 (1.10%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.74%) Electronics
8 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 160 (58.82%) Developer
2 53 (19.49%) Java Developer
3 40 (14.71%) Architect
4 24 (8.82%) Designer
5 21 (7.72%) Analyst
6 18 (6.62%) Consultant
7 16 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
8 15 (5.51%) Integration Architect
9 12 (4.41%) SOA Developer
10 11 (4.04%) Test Analyst
11 10 (3.68%) webMethods Developer
12 9 (3.31%) .NET Developer
12 9 (3.31%) C# Developer
12 9 (3.31%) Oracle SOA Developer
13 8 (2.94%) Senior Developer
14 6 (2.21%) SOA Architect
15 5 (1.84%) AWS Developer
15 5 (1.84%) Tester
15 5 (1.84%) Data Architect
15 5 (1.84%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (94.12%) XML
2 121 (44.49%) SOAP
3 115 (42.28%) Web Services
4 98 (36.03%) WSDL
5 78 (28.68%) XSLT
6 54 (19.85%) JMS
7 52 (19.12%) REST
8 50 (18.38%) HTML
8 50 (18.38%) Middleware
9 49 (18.01%) XSL
10 48 (17.65%) J2EE
10 48 (17.65%) Spring
11 44 (16.18%) JSON
12 30 (11.03%) .NET
13 29 (10.66%) Hibernate
14 25 (9.19%) ActiveMQ
14 25 (9.19%) XML Schema
15 24 (8.82%) Ajax
16 22 (8.09%) RESTful
16 22 (8.09%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.35%) DataPower
2 15 (5.51%) Social Media
2 15 (5.51%) iPad
2 15 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.41%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.31%) Replication
5 7 (2.57%) W3C
5 7 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.21%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.47%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.47%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.47%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.10%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.10%) Grid Computing
8 3 (1.10%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.10%) NHS
8 3 (1.10%) User Experience
9 2 (0.74%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.74%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.28%) Linux
2 32 (11.76%) UNIX
3 12 (4.41%) Windows
4 3 (1.10%) AIX
4 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.74%) HPUX
5 2 (0.74%) Solaris
6 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (34.93%) SOA
3 57 (20.96%) TDD
4 55 (20.22%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (16.54%) Scrum
6 40 (14.71%) SDLC
7 34 (12.50%) UML
8 31 (11.40%) OO
8 31 (11.40%) E-Commerce
9 24 (8.82%) Open Source
10 22 (8.09%) Data Modelling
10 22 (8.09%) BPEL
11 18 (6.62%) ERP
11 18 (6.62%) Integration Testing
11 18 (6.62%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (6.25%) Waterfall
12 17 (6.25%) MVC
12 17 (6.25%) Content Management
12 17 (6.25%) Use Case
13 16 (5.88%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 139 (51.10%) Java
2 70 (25.74%) SQL
3 53 (19.49%) JavaScript
4 38 (13.97%) PL/SQL
5 31 (11.40%) C#
6 17 (6.25%) Groovy
7 11 (4.04%) XPath
7 11 (4.04%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.57%) VB.NET
8 7 (2.57%) XQuery
8 7 (2.57%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.84%) Python
9 5 (1.84%) Perl
10 4 (1.47%) C
10 4 (1.47%) Ruby
10 4 (1.47%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.10%) VBScript
11 3 (1.10%) VB
12 2 (0.74%) REXX
12 2 (0.74%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 34 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.99%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.41%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.57%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (1.84%) Degree
6 1 (0.37%) ISEB
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.03%) QA
2 7 (2.57%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.74%) SLA
3 2 (0.74%) BS7799
3 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.10%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (0.74%) HDFS
3 2 (0.74%) Firmware
4 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 10 (3.68%) CA LISA
2 8 (2.94%) Puppet
3 6 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.47%) Data Guard
5 4 (1.47%) Oracle Flashback
6 3 (1.10%) Oracle EDQ
7 2 (0.74%) Ansible
7 2 (0.74%) WMI
7 2 (0.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 102 (37.50%) Oracle
2 41 (15.07%) Microsoft
3 27 (9.93%) webMethods
4 25 (9.19%) IBM
5 17 (6.25%) ATG
5 17 (6.25%) Endeca
6 15 (5.51%) Perforce
7 14 (5.15%) TIBCO
8 12 (4.41%) Software AG
9 10 (3.68%) Adobe
9 10 (3.68%) Green Hat
9 10 (3.68%) Solace
10 8 (2.94%) Atlassian
11 7 (2.57%) HP
12 6 (2.21%) Sybase
12 6 (2.21%) PeopleSoft
12 6 (2.21%) SAP
13 5 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (1.47%) VMware
14 4 (1.47%) BEA
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