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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 498 479 414
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -65
Contract jobs citing XSD 135 159 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.30% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 1.07% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 91 116
Median daily rate £453 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £280 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £405 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.34% +24.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
15191 14929 14174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.27% 28.62% 28.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10606 10290 9131
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £290 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 259 194
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.50 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -12 77 £488 +8.33% 10
South West +18 15 £430 +7.50% 2
South East -3 10 £420 -1.17% 3
West Midlands -29 9 £389 - 1
North West +4 8 £350 -30.00% 1
East Midlands -2 6 £404 -10.27% 2
Yorkshire -4 6 - - 1
East of England +15 4 - - 5
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 313 (87.68%) XML
2 181 (50.70%) Web Services
3 175 (49.02%) Java
4 158 (44.26%) SOAP
5 139 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
5 139 (38.94%) REST
6 136 (38.10%) SOA
7 124 (34.73%) WSDL
8 110 (30.81%) SQL
9 108 (30.25%) Oracle
10 98 (27.45%) JavaScript
11 90 (25.21%) JSON
12 83 (23.25%) Scrum
13 78 (21.85%) HTML
13 78 (21.85%) XSLT
14 73 (20.45%) Spring
15 71 (19.89%) .NET
16 66 (18.49%) Microsoft
16 66 (18.49%) Security Cleared
17 64 (17.93%) C#
17 64 (17.93%) CSS
18 63 (17.65%) Linux
19 62 (17.37%) Data Modelling
20 58 (16.25%) Git (software)
20 58 (16.25%) SoapUI
21 57 (15.97%) MVC
22 56 (15.69%) Finance
23 54 (15.13%) XSL
24 52 (14.57%) Migration
25 51 (14.29%) Maven

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 44 (12.32%) WebSphere
2 26 (7.28%) Confluence
2 26 (7.28%) WebLogic
3 18 (5.04%) Oracle Service Bus
4 17 (4.76%) IIS
4 17 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 14 (3.92%) Apache
5 14 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (3.64%) Mule
7 12 (3.36%) SharePoint
8 11 (3.08%) JBoss
8 11 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (2.24%) CMS
10 7 (1.96%) MQSeries
10 7 (1.96%) Mule ESB
11 6 (1.68%) Apache ServiceMix
11 6 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.12%) Documentum
12 4 (1.12%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.84%) Liferay
Applications
1 22 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.20%) MS Office
3 10 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.68%) PaintShop Pro
4 6 (1.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.68%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.84%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.84%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.72%) GitHub
2 9 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.12%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.64%) HTTP
2 17 (4.76%) SNMP
3 14 (3.92%) LDAP
4 8 (2.24%) DVB
4 8 (2.24%) SAN
4 8 (2.24%) SSL
5 6 (1.68%) HTTPS
6 5 (1.40%) FTP
6 5 (1.40%) Internet
6 5 (1.40%) WinSCP
7 2 (0.56%) AMQP
7 2 (0.56%) DMZ
7 2 (0.56%) Firewall
7 2 (0.56%) SMS
7 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.17%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.12%) Oracle Database
3 28 (7.84%) MySQL
4 22 (6.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (4.48%) DB2
7 15 (4.20%) NoSQL
8 14 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (3.36%) Oracle Database 12c
9 12 (3.36%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (3.08%) Star Schema
11 10 (2.80%) MongoDB
12 8 (2.24%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.96%) Big Data
14 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.84%) IBM InfoSphere
15 3 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 58 (16.25%) Git (software)
1 58 (16.25%) SoapUI
2 51 (14.29%) Maven
3 47 (13.17%) JIRA
4 46 (12.89%) Jenkins
5 41 (11.48%) JUnit
6 34 (9.52%) Subversion
7 27 (7.56%) Eclipse
8 26 (7.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (7.28%) Visual Studio
9 20 (5.60%) Selenium
10 18 (5.04%) Cucumber
10 18 (5.04%) Mockito
10 18 (5.04%) PHPUnit
11 9 (2.52%) Hudson
11 9 (2.52%) XMLSpy
12 8 (2.24%) IntelliJ
12 8 (2.24%) JMeter
12 8 (2.24%) LoadRunner
13 7 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 56 (15.69%) Finance
2 33 (9.24%) Banking
3 29 (8.12%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.48%) Manufacturing
4 16 (4.48%) Marketing
5 13 (3.64%) Electronics
6 12 (3.36%) Retail
7 10 (2.80%) Publishing
8 9 (2.52%) Front Office
9 8 (2.24%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.56%) Automotive
11 2 (0.56%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.56%) French Language
11 2 (0.56%) Legal
12 1 (0.28%) International Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 198 (55.46%) Developer
2 89 (24.93%) Architect
3 68 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 31 (8.68%) Designer
5 27 (7.56%) .NET Developer
6 26 (7.28%) Senior Developer
7 20 (5.60%) XML Developer
8 19 (5.32%) Lead Developer
8 19 (5.32%) SOA Designer
8 19 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
9 18 (5.04%) C# Developer
9 18 (5.04%) Data Architect
9 18 (5.04%) Solutions Designer
10 16 (4.48%) SOA Solution Designer
11 15 (4.20%) Integration Architect
12 14 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
12 14 (3.92%) SQL Developer
13 13 (3.64%) Software Developer
14 12 (3.36%) Consultant
14 12 (3.36%) Telecoms Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (87.68%) XML
2 181 (50.70%) Web Services
3 158 (44.26%) SOAP
4 139 (38.94%) REST
5 124 (34.73%) WSDL
6 90 (25.21%) JSON
7 78 (21.85%) HTML
7 78 (21.85%) XSLT
8 73 (20.45%) Spring
9 71 (19.89%) .NET
10 64 (17.93%) CSS
11 54 (15.13%) XSL
12 49 (13.73%) J2EE
13 46 (12.89%) JMS
13 46 (12.89%) JSP
14 41 (11.48%) Hibernate
15 38 (10.64%) RESTful
16 37 (10.36%) Java EE
17 36 (10.08%) jQuery
18 35 (9.80%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.04%) DataPower
3 16 (4.48%) NHS
4 11 (3.08%) Fat Client
4 11 (3.08%) Interactive TV
4 11 (3.08%) Thin Client
5 9 (2.52%) User Experience
6 8 (2.24%) Data Integration
6 8 (2.24%) MPEG
6 8 (2.24%) Private Cloud
7 7 (1.96%) Data Conversion
7 7 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.96%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.68%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.40%) Clustering
10 4 (1.12%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.12%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.84%) iPad
11 3 (0.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (17.65%) Linux
2 43 (12.04%) Windows
3 36 (10.08%) Unix
4 13 (3.64%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.56%) AIX
6 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.28%) HPUX
7 1 (0.28%) Solaris
7 1 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (38.10%) SOA
3 83 (23.25%) Scrum
4 62 (17.37%) Data Modelling
5 57 (15.97%) MVC
6 52 (14.57%) Migration
7 50 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (12.61%) OO
9 42 (11.76%) TDD
9 42 (11.76%) UML
10 30 (8.40%) TOGAF
11 28 (7.84%) E-Commerce
12 25 (7.00%) SDLC
13 24 (6.72%) Automated Testing
13 24 (6.72%) Virtual Environments
14 23 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (6.44%) Data Migration
14 23 (6.44%) MODAF
15 22 (6.16%) Integration Testing
15 22 (6.16%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 175 (49.02%) Java
2 110 (30.81%) SQL
3 98 (27.45%) JavaScript
4 64 (17.93%) C#
5 24 (6.72%) PL/SQL
6 21 (5.88%) XPath
7 20 (5.60%) C++
7 20 (5.60%) PHP
8 19 (5.32%) T-SQL
9 18 (5.04%) C
9 18 (5.04%) Shell Script
10 14 (3.92%) VB.NET
11 12 (3.36%) Python
12 11 (3.08%) ANSI C
12 11 (3.08%) XAML
13 9 (2.52%) VB
14 7 (1.96%) ActionScript
14 7 (1.96%) Korn
14 7 (1.96%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.96%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 66 (18.49%) Security Cleared
2 42 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 26 (7.28%) Degree
4 15 (4.20%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.24%) MCSA
5 8 (2.24%) MCSD
5 8 (2.24%) MCSE
5 8 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.56%) CISSP
8 1 (0.28%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.12%) QA
2 17 (4.76%) HL7
3 12 (3.36%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.52%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.12%) FATCA
6 3 (0.84%) SEPA
7 2 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.28%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.28%) MiFID
System Software
1 26 (7.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (6.72%) Xen
3 21 (5.88%) Docker
4 12 (3.36%) Active Directory
5 8 (2.24%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (6.72%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (1.96%) logstash
2 7 (1.96%) Piwik
2 7 (1.96%) Puppet
3 5 (1.40%) Data Guard
3 5 (1.40%) Nagios
4 3 (0.84%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (0.56%) Control-M
5 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.28%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.28%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 108 (30.25%) Oracle
2 66 (18.49%) Microsoft
3 36 (10.08%) IBM
4 30 (8.40%) VMware
5 24 (6.72%) Citrix
6 16 (4.48%) SAP
7 11 (3.08%) OpenTV
7 11 (3.08%) Pega
8 10 (2.80%) Canoo
8 10 (2.80%) hybris
9 9 (2.52%) WSO2
10 8 (2.24%) Informatica
10 8 (2.24%) Solace
11 7 (1.96%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.68%) HP
13 5 (1.40%) Google
13 5 (1.40%) TIBCO
14 4 (1.12%) Pegasus
14 4 (1.12%) Talend
14 4 (1.12%) webMethods
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