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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 414 471 444
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -27
Contract jobs citing XSD 198 142 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.39% 1.01% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 91 79
Median daily rate £430 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £32.30 £42.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.09% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.30 £42.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-23.09% -20.00%
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
14288 14017 13683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.96% 27.22% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9215 9082
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 184 191
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.15 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 2 May 2016.

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 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 97 £463 - 11
South East +6 35 £450 +28.57% 2
West Midlands -9 19 £381 -33.69% 5
North West +4 17 £425 -5.55% 1
East of England +10 13 £400 - 2
Yorkshire +1 7 £1,000 +135.29% 5
South West -5 5 £385 -9.41% 1
East Midlands +4 1 £500 - 2
Midlands -5 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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.

1 306 (82.93%) XML
2 194 (52.57%) Java
3 165 (44.72%) Web Services
4 159 (43.09%) SOA
5 157 (42.55%) SOAP
6 155 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
7 149 (40.38%) Oracle
8 119 (32.25%) SQL
8 119 (32.25%) WSDL
9 115 (31.17%) XSLT
10 104 (28.18%) REST
11 99 (26.83%) JavaScript
12 97 (26.29%) Scrum
13 85 (23.04%) JSON
14 78 (21.14%) HTML
15 76 (20.60%) Data Modelling
16 73 (19.78%) Spring
17 67 (18.16%) J2EE
18 63 (17.07%) Finance
18 63 (17.07%) Middleware
19 62 (16.80%) TDD
20 61 (16.53%) Subversion
20 61 (16.53%) WebSphere
21 60 (16.26%) JMS
22 59 (15.99%) .NET
23 58 (15.72%) XSL
23 58 (15.72%) UML
23 58 (15.72%) Oracle Database
24 57 (15.45%) OO
25 55 (14.91%) Linux

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 61 (16.53%) WebSphere
2 55 (14.91%) WebLogic
3 32 (8.67%) Oracle Service Bus
4 30 (8.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 25 (6.78%) Apache
6 22 (5.96%) Tomcat
7 20 (5.42%) JBoss
8 19 (5.15%) Apache ServiceMix
9 15 (4.07%) Confluence
9 15 (4.07%) Node.js
10 10 (2.71%) CMS
11 9 (2.44%) MQSeries
11 9 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (2.17%) CICS
12 8 (2.17%) Mule
12 8 (2.17%) PowerExchange
13 7 (1.90%) IIS
14 6 (1.63%) Liferay
14 6 (1.63%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
15 5 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 17 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.17%) MS Office
3 6 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.81%) PaintShop Pro
5 3 (0.81%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (7.32%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (3.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.36%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.08%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.27%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.90%) GitHub
2 4 (1.08%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (13.28%) HTTP
2 14 (3.79%) SNMP
3 13 (3.52%) DVB
4 11 (2.98%) HTTPS
5 10 (2.71%) FTP
5 10 (2.71%) SSL
6 9 (2.44%) Internet
6 9 (2.44%) LDAP
6 9 (2.44%) WinSCP
7 2 (0.54%) AMQP
7 2 (0.54%) Firewall
8 1 (0.27%) DMZ
8 1 (0.27%) SMS
8 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (15.72%) Oracle Database
2 47 (12.74%) SQL Server
3 41 (11.11%) MySQL
4 24 (6.50%) DB2
4 24 (6.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 23 (6.23%) Relational Database
6 22 (5.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 20 (5.42%) NoSQL
8 16 (4.34%) MongoDB
8 16 (4.34%) PowerCenter
9 10 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (2.17%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (1.36%) Big Data
14 5 (1.36%) Hadoop
15 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 61 (16.53%) Subversion
2 53 (14.36%) Git (software)
3 46 (12.47%) SoapUI
4 44 (11.92%) Maven
5 42 (11.38%) Jenkins
5 42 (11.38%) JUnit
6 29 (7.86%) Eclipse
6 29 (7.86%) JIRA
7 27 (7.32%) Selenium
8 25 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (5.69%) ClearCase
9 21 (5.69%) Cucumber
10 17 (4.61%) Mockito
11 14 (3.79%) EasyMock
11 14 (3.79%) Visual Studio
12 12 (3.25%) JDeveloper
13 11 (2.98%) JMeter
13 11 (2.98%) PHPUnit
14 9 (2.44%) Hudson
14 9 (2.44%) XMLSpy
General
1 63 (17.07%) Finance
2 42 (11.38%) Banking
3 23 (6.23%) Telecoms
4 19 (5.15%) Investment Banking
4 19 (5.15%) Retail
5 18 (4.88%) Marketing
6 16 (4.34%) Manufacturing
7 12 (3.25%) Electronics
8 8 (2.17%) Front Office
9 5 (1.36%) International Banking
9 5 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.08%) Automotive
11 3 (0.81%) Back Office
11 3 (0.81%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.81%) French Language
12 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.54%) Avionics
12 2 (0.54%) Military
13 1 (0.27%) Games
13 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 233 (63.14%) Developer
2 67 (18.16%) Java Developer
3 42 (11.38%) Designer
4 41 (11.11%) Architect
5 33 (8.94%) SOA Developer
6 32 (8.67%) XML Developer
7 29 (7.86%) Senior Developer
8 25 (6.78%) Lead Developer
8 25 (6.78%) Solutions Designer
9 24 (6.50%) .NET Developer
10 22 (5.96%) Oracle Developer
11 20 (5.42%) SOA Designer
11 20 (5.42%) SQL Developer
12 19 (5.15%) Software Developer
13 18 (4.88%) Analyst
13 18 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Developer
14 17 (4.61%) C# Developer
15 16 (4.34%) Consultant
15 16 (4.34%) SOA Solution Designer
16 15 (4.07%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (82.93%) XML
2 165 (44.72%) Web Services
3 157 (42.55%) SOAP
4 119 (32.25%) WSDL
5 115 (31.17%) XSLT
6 104 (28.18%) REST
7 85 (23.04%) JSON
8 78 (21.14%) HTML
9 73 (19.78%) Spring
10 67 (18.16%) J2EE
11 63 (17.07%) Middleware
12 60 (16.26%) JMS
13 59 (15.99%) .NET
14 58 (15.72%) XSL
15 53 (14.36%) CSS
16 50 (13.55%) JSP
17 38 (10.30%) Ajax
17 38 (10.30%) Hibernate
18 37 (10.03%) RESTful
19 28 (7.59%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.34%) Fat Client
2 16 (4.34%) Thin Client
3 15 (4.07%) DataPower
3 15 (4.07%) Interactive TV
4 13 (3.52%) MPEG
5 10 (2.71%) iPad
6 9 (2.44%) Fixed Income
6 9 (2.44%) User Experience
7 8 (2.17%) Mainframe
7 8 (2.17%) N-Tier
7 8 (2.17%) PMI
8 7 (1.90%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (1.63%) Informatics
9 6 (1.63%) STB
9 6 (1.63%) SWIFT
10 5 (1.36%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.36%) Grid Computing
10 5 (1.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 55 (14.91%) Linux
2 38 (10.30%) Unix
3 27 (7.32%) Windows
4 10 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.36%) Solaris
6 2 (0.54%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.27%) AIX
7 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (43.09%) SOA
2 155 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (26.29%) Scrum
4 76 (20.60%) Data Modelling
5 62 (16.80%) TDD
6 58 (15.72%) UML
7 57 (15.45%) OO
8 54 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (13.28%) SDLC
10 40 (10.84%) E-Commerce
11 39 (10.57%) MVC
12 36 (9.76%) Automated Testing
13 34 (9.21%) Integration Testing
13 34 (9.21%) Open Source
14 30 (8.13%) ETL
15 29 (7.86%) DevOps
16 28 (7.59%) Migration
17 27 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
18 26 (7.05%) Workflow
19 25 (6.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 194 (52.57%) Java
2 119 (32.25%) SQL
3 99 (26.83%) JavaScript
4 49 (13.28%) C#
5 32 (8.67%) XPath
6 22 (5.96%) PL/SQL
7 19 (5.15%) C
8 18 (4.88%) T-SQL
9 15 (4.07%) ANSI C
9 15 (4.07%) PHP
9 15 (4.07%) XQuery
10 12 (3.25%) C++
10 12 (3.25%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.17%) ActionScript
11 8 (2.17%) Apex Code
11 8 (2.17%) Assembly Language
11 8 (2.17%) COBOL
11 8 (2.17%) Groovy
11 8 (2.17%) Python
11 8 (2.17%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 49 (13.28%) Security Cleared
2 32 (8.67%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.34%) Degree
4 12 (3.25%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.44%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.36%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.27%) CISSP
9 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.23%) Data Quality
2 20 (5.42%) QA
3 7 (1.90%) HL7
4 6 (1.63%) SEPA
5 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.27%) ISO20022
System Software
1 7 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.36%) Docker
3 1 (0.27%) Firmware
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (5.42%) Puppet
2 15 (4.07%) logstash
2 15 (4.07%) Piwik
3 7 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.81%) Nagios
4 3 (0.81%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.27%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.27%) CloudHub
6 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.27%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 149 (40.38%) Oracle
2 41 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 40 (10.84%) IBM
4 24 (6.50%) WSO2
5 22 (5.96%) Google
6 19 (5.15%) Informatica
7 15 (4.07%) hybris
7 15 (4.07%) OpenTV
7 15 (4.07%) SAP
8 12 (3.25%) TIBCO
9 11 (2.98%) Pega
10 8 (2.17%) Chordiant
10 8 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.90%) HP
11 7 (1.90%) webMethods
12 6 (1.63%) Remedy
12 6 (1.63%) Sun
13 5 (1.36%) Adobe
13 5 (1.36%) ATG
13 5 (1.36%) DataSynapse
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