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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 455 380 380
Rank change year-on-year
-75 0
Contract jobs citing XSD 124 177 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 1.33% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 91 86
Average daily rate
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£450 £420 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +30.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.43% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
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
13442 13306 11554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 27.74% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8992 8932 7437
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 168 346
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £16.66 £17.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 May 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 22 May 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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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 -44 58 £530 +24.70% 8
South East -10 25 £350 -17.64% 4
West Midlands +1 14 £575 +40.24%
North West -21 9 £450 +45.16% 1
South West +9 8 £425 +21.42% 5
Yorkshire -19 3 £325 -7.14% 1
Midlands - 2 £600 -
East of England -13 1 £450 +6.50% 2
East Midlands -16 1 - - 2
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 261 (93.88%) XML
2 135 (48.56%) Java
3 111 (39.93%) Web Services
4 102 (36.69%) Oracle
5 98 (35.25%) XSLT
6 95 (34.17%) SOAP
7 94 (33.81%) SQL
8 89 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
9 86 (30.94%) HTML
10 83 (29.86%) WSDL
11 80 (28.78%) SOA
12 67 (24.10%) .NET
13 65 (23.38%) JavaScript
14 53 (19.06%) Oracle Database
15 52 (18.71%) CSS
15 52 (18.71%) JMS
16 51 (18.35%) SQL Server
16 51 (18.35%) XSL
17 49 (17.63%) Linux
17 49 (17.63%) REST
18 46 (16.55%) Ajax
18 46 (16.55%) WebLogic
19 45 (16.19%) jQuery
20 44 (15.83%) Middleware
21 43 (15.47%) Finance
21 43 (15.47%) Spring
22 39 (14.03%) PL/SQL
22 39 (14.03%) ASP.NET
22 39 (14.03%) C#
23 38 (13.67%) OO

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 46 (16.55%) WebLogic
2 29 (10.43%) WebSphere
3 26 (9.35%) CMS
4 24 (8.63%) IIS
5 17 (6.12%) JBoss
6 13 (4.68%) Confluence
6 13 (4.68%) Tomcat
7 12 (4.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (3.60%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (2.88%) NetWeaver
10 7 (2.52%) Mule
11 6 (2.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (2.16%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (1.80%) Oracle Application Server
12 5 (1.80%) AquaLogic
12 5 (1.80%) Apache
13 2 (0.72%) SAS
13 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.72%) Oracle BPEL
13 2 (0.72%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 18 (6.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (3.24%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.08%) MS Office
5 2 (0.72%) SPSS
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (4.68%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.80%) AquaLogic BPM
3 3 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.72%) Exstream
5 1 (0.36%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.36%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.36%) AWD
5 1 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.44%) SaaS
3 2 (0.72%) PaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Office 365
4 1 (0.36%) IaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.55%) Intranet
2 12 (4.32%) HTTP
3 11 (3.96%) Firewall
4 9 (3.24%) SNMP
4 9 (3.24%) HTTPS
5 8 (2.88%) DMZ
6 7 (2.52%) LDAP
7 6 (2.16%) SSL
7 6 (2.16%) Internet
8 3 (1.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (1.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (1.08%) Skype
8 3 (1.08%) LAN
8 3 (1.08%) WAN
8 3 (1.08%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.08%) FTP
9 1 (0.36%) NAS
9 1 (0.36%) Extranet
9 1 (0.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (19.06%) Oracle Database
2 51 (18.35%) SQL Server
3 33 (11.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 25 (8.99%) DB2
5 22 (7.91%) Relational Database
6 16 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (4.68%) OLTP
8 12 (4.32%) MySQL
9 10 (3.60%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (3.60%) NoSQL
10 9 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (2.88%) OLAP
11 8 (2.88%) Big Data
12 7 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (2.52%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.80%) TKPROF
13 5 (1.80%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (1.44%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 38 (13.67%) Subversion
2 35 (12.59%) Maven
3 34 (12.23%) JUnit
4 30 (10.79%) Git (software)
4 30 (10.79%) Visual Studio
5 27 (9.71%) SoapUI
6 19 (6.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (6.83%) Axure RP
7 15 (5.40%) Ant
8 14 (5.04%) JIRA
9 13 (4.68%) Jenkins
10 12 (4.32%) Eclipse
11 8 (2.88%) XMLSpy
12 6 (2.16%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.80%) Hudson
13 5 (1.80%) MSBuild
13 5 (1.80%) Fiddler
13 5 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (1.44%) NUnit
14 4 (1.44%) Selenium
General
1 43 (15.47%) Finance
2 34 (12.23%) Retail
3 20 (7.19%) Banking
4 14 (5.04%) Publishing
5 13 (4.68%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.16%) Marketing
7 5 (1.80%) Front Office
8 4 (1.44%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.08%) Electronics
9 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Greek Language
10 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 168 (60.43%) Developer
2 52 (18.71%) Architect
3 37 (13.31%) Java Developer
4 25 (8.99%) Analyst
5 20 (7.19%) Integration Architect
6 18 (6.47%) CMS Developer
7 16 (5.76%) Designer
8 15 (5.40%) webMethods Developer
9 14 (5.04%) Oracle Developer
10 13 (4.68%) C# Developer
10 13 (4.68%) Consultant
11 10 (3.60%) Senior Developer
11 10 (3.60%) Test Analyst
11 10 (3.60%) .NET Developer
12 9 (3.24%) SOA Developer
13 8 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
14 7 (2.52%) XML Developer
15 6 (2.16%) Data Architect
15 6 (2.16%) C# .NET Developer
15 6 (2.16%) Oracle SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (93.88%) XML
2 111 (39.93%) Web Services
3 98 (35.25%) XSLT
4 95 (34.17%) SOAP
5 86 (30.94%) HTML
6 83 (29.86%) WSDL
7 67 (24.10%) .NET
8 52 (18.71%) CSS
8 52 (18.71%) JMS
9 51 (18.35%) XSL
10 49 (17.63%) REST
11 46 (16.55%) Ajax
12 45 (16.19%) jQuery
13 44 (15.83%) Middleware
14 43 (15.47%) Spring
15 39 (14.03%) ASP.NET
16 36 (12.95%) J2EE
17 25 (8.99%) JSON
18 23 (8.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 23 (8.27%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.99%) W3C
2 24 (8.63%) User Experience
3 23 (8.27%) Open Source
4 19 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (6.47%) Web 2.0
6 15 (5.40%) iPad
6 15 (5.40%) DataPower
7 12 (4.32%) Social Media
8 8 (2.88%) Clustering
9 7 (2.52%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.52%) Replication
10 6 (2.16%) Mainframe
10 6 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.44%) Data Integration
12 3 (1.08%) Derivative
12 3 (1.08%) Fat Client
12 3 (1.08%) Thin Client
12 3 (1.08%) NHS
12 3 (1.08%) DTV
13 2 (0.72%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 49 (17.63%) Linux
2 31 (11.15%) UNIX
3 13 (4.68%) Windows
4 3 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.72%) AIX
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (28.78%) SOA
3 38 (13.67%) OO
4 37 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (12.95%) TDD
6 34 (12.23%) Content Management
6 34 (12.23%) Scrum
7 32 (11.51%) E-Commerce
8 31 (11.15%) Web Development
9 30 (10.79%) UML
10 27 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (9.71%) Data Modelling
11 23 (8.27%) BPEL
12 22 (7.91%) MVC
13 21 (7.55%) Rapid Prototyping
13 21 (7.55%) Integration Testing
14 20 (7.19%) OOP
15 16 (5.76%) Enterprise Architecture
15 16 (5.76%) Unit Testing
15 16 (5.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 135 (48.56%) Java
2 94 (33.81%) SQL
3 65 (23.38%) JavaScript
4 39 (14.03%) PL/SQL
4 39 (14.03%) C#
5 18 (6.47%) XPath
6 14 (5.04%) Groovy
7 11 (3.96%) T-SQL
7 11 (3.96%) XQuery
8 6 (2.16%) Python
8 6 (2.16%) VBScript
8 6 (2.16%) VB
9 5 (1.80%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.80%) C++
9 5 (1.80%) Perl
9 5 (1.80%) PHP
10 4 (1.44%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.44%) Ruby
10 4 (1.44%) VB6
11 3 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.96%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.52%) Degree
4 5 (1.80%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) ISEB
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.36%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.47%) QA
2 6 (2.16%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.72%) COBIT
3 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (1.80%) Oracle Clusterware
1 5 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.08%) HDFS
2 3 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (3.60%) CA LISA
2 6 (2.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (1.80%) Oracle Flashback
3 5 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.80%) Data Guard
3 5 (1.80%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.72%) WMI
4 2 (0.72%) Ansible
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 102 (36.69%) Oracle
2 38 (13.67%) Microsoft
3 33 (11.87%) webMethods
4 28 (10.07%) IBM
5 26 (9.35%) Adobe
6 22 (7.91%) OpenText
7 21 (7.55%) Software AG
8 20 (7.19%) RedDot
9 18 (6.47%) Google
10 14 (5.04%) SAP
11 13 (4.68%) TIBCO
12 12 (4.32%) ATG
12 12 (4.32%) Perforce
12 12 (4.32%) Endeca
13 10 (3.60%) Green Hat
13 10 (3.60%) Solace
14 8 (2.88%) Capita
15 7 (2.52%) HP
15 7 (2.52%) Intel
16 6 (2.16%) Red Hat
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