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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 455 502 422
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -80
Contract jobs citing XSD 159 113 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.23% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 0.77% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 70 114
Median daily rate £450 £454 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.82% +6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-14.41% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £22.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £22.04
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
14523 14672 14155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.30% 29.31% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10112 10287 9822
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 237 164
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £18.94 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.60 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +33 97 £470 +2.73% 8
North West +19 15 £275 -38.88%
South East +15 14 £475 +18.75% 3
South West +17 9 £475 - 1
West Midlands -17 7 £450 -5.26% 1
East Midlands -1 6 £363 -23.68%
East of England +7 4 £550 - 3
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 268 (91.78%) XML
2 168 (57.53%) Java
3 159 (54.45%) SQL
4 158 (54.11%) Web Services
5 135 (46.23%) SOAP
6 129 (44.18%) Agile Software Development
7 113 (38.70%) XSLT
8 112 (38.36%) JSON
9 111 (38.01%) JavaScript
10 104 (35.62%) Oracle
11 103 (35.27%) HTML
12 99 (33.90%) REST
13 88 (30.14%) CSS
14 82 (28.08%) Spring
15 79 (27.05%) .NET
16 76 (26.03%) MVC
17 75 (25.68%) Scrum
18 72 (24.66%) TDD
19 69 (23.63%) SOA
20 68 (23.29%) Linux
21 67 (22.95%) Maven
21 67 (22.95%) Git (software)
22 64 (21.92%) Unix
22 64 (21.92%) J2EE
22 64 (21.92%) C#
23 63 (21.58%) Finance
24 62 (21.23%) XPath
25 61 (20.89%) JMS
26 59 (20.21%) SQL Server
27 56 (19.18%) JIRA

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 49 (16.78%) WebSphere
2 28 (9.59%) WebLogic
3 25 (8.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 21 (7.19%) Apache
5 15 (5.14%) Confluence
6 13 (4.45%) IIS
6 13 (4.45%) Oracle Service Bus
6 13 (4.45%) SharePoint
6 13 (4.45%) Tomcat
7 11 (3.77%) CMS
8 10 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (3.08%) GlassFish
9 9 (3.08%) JBoss
10 8 (2.74%) Mule
11 7 (2.40%) MQSeries
11 7 (2.40%) MQSI
12 6 (2.05%) Skype for Business
12 6 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (1.37%) Documentum
13 4 (1.37%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 19 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.74%) MS Office
3 7 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.40%) PaintShop Pro
3 7 (2.40%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.05%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (1.37%) FastStats
3 4 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.68%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.34%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.34%) Magento
6 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.08%) GitHub
3 7 (2.40%) Office 365
4 6 (2.05%) Yammer
5 5 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.68%) IaaS
6 2 (0.68%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.27%) HTTP
2 15 (5.14%) Firewall
3 14 (4.79%) SSL
4 13 (4.45%) HTTPS
5 11 (3.77%) FTP
6 9 (3.08%) SNMP
7 8 (2.74%) DVB
8 7 (2.40%) Kerberos
8 7 (2.40%) WinSCP
9 6 (2.05%) X.509
10 5 (1.71%) Internet
11 4 (1.37%) LDAP
12 2 (0.68%) AMQP
13 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (20.21%) SQL Server
2 38 (13.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (10.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (9.93%) Oracle Database
5 23 (7.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (6.51%) Oracle Database 11g
7 18 (6.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (5.48%) Big Data
8 16 (5.48%) MySQL
9 14 (4.79%) MongoDB
9 14 (4.79%) Oracle Database 12c
10 11 (3.77%) NoSQL
10 11 (3.77%) Relational Database
11 10 (3.42%) DB2
11 10 (3.42%) IBM InfoSphere
12 8 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
15 4 (1.37%) RDBMS
16 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 67 (22.95%) Git (software)
1 67 (22.95%) Maven
2 56 (19.18%) JIRA
3 54 (18.49%) JUnit
4 48 (16.44%) Jenkins
5 36 (12.33%) Mockito
6 34 (11.64%) SoapUI
7 31 (10.62%) Selenium
8 30 (10.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (9.59%) Subversion
9 28 (9.59%) TeamCity
10 27 (9.25%) Eclipse
11 26 (8.90%) Spock
12 23 (7.88%) Visual Studio
13 16 (5.48%) Cucumber
13 16 (5.48%) Gradle
14 15 (5.14%) ClearCase
15 14 (4.79%) Ant
15 14 (4.79%) JMeter
16 13 (4.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 63 (21.58%) Finance
2 45 (15.41%) Banking
3 22 (7.53%) Retail
4 14 (4.79%) Publishing
5 8 (2.74%) Front Office
6 4 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.68%) French Language
7 2 (0.68%) Legal
7 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.34%) Billing
8 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Marketing
8 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 211 (72.26%) Developer
2 72 (24.66%) Java Developer
3 45 (15.41%) Senior Developer
4 34 (11.64%) .NET Developer
5 32 (10.96%) Architect
6 28 (9.59%) C# Developer
6 28 (9.59%) Senior Java Developer
7 20 (6.85%) Consultant
7 20 (6.85%) Software Developer
8 19 (6.51%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (5.14%) C# Software Developer
10 13 (4.45%) Analyst
10 13 (4.45%) SQL Developer
11 12 (4.11%) .NET Software Developer
11 12 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 12 (4.11%) Data Architect
11 12 (4.11%) Oracle Developer
11 12 (4.11%) Senior C# Developer
12 11 (3.77%) Agile Developer
12 11 (3.77%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (91.78%) XML
2 158 (54.11%) Web Services
3 135 (46.23%) SOAP
4 113 (38.70%) XSLT
5 112 (38.36%) JSON
6 103 (35.27%) HTML
7 99 (33.90%) REST
8 88 (30.14%) CSS
9 82 (28.08%) Spring
10 79 (27.05%) .NET
11 64 (21.92%) J2EE
12 61 (20.89%) JMS
13 52 (17.81%) Hibernate
14 51 (17.47%) XSL
15 49 (16.78%) jQuery
16 47 (16.10%) WSDL
17 43 (14.73%) HTML5
17 43 (14.73%) Servlets
18 42 (14.38%) JSP
19 39 (13.36%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.19%) User Experience
3 20 (6.85%) DataPower
4 13 (4.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.74%) Fat Client
6 8 (2.74%) Interactive TV
6 8 (2.74%) MPEG
6 8 (2.74%) Thin Client
7 7 (2.40%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.05%) Data Integration
8 6 (2.05%) Taxonomies
9 5 (1.71%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.37%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (1.37%) Reference Data
10 4 (1.37%) Replication
11 3 (1.03%) Data Conversion
11 3 (1.03%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.03%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 68 (23.29%) Linux
2 64 (21.92%) Unix
3 26 (8.90%) Windows
4 9 (3.08%) AIX
5 6 (2.05%) HPUX
5 6 (2.05%) Solaris
6 4 (1.37%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.34%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (44.18%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (26.03%) MVC
3 75 (25.68%) Scrum
4 72 (24.66%) TDD
5 69 (23.63%) SOA
6 49 (16.78%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (11.64%) UML
8 33 (11.30%) SDLC
9 29 (9.93%) BDD
9 29 (9.93%) Unit Testing
10 27 (9.25%) OO
11 24 (8.22%) ETL
12 23 (7.88%) Automated Testing
12 23 (7.88%) Refactoring
13 20 (6.85%) CRM
13 20 (6.85%) Data Management
14 19 (6.51%) Data Modelling
15 18 (6.16%) Migration
16 17 (5.82%) Microservices
17 16 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 168 (57.53%) Java
2 159 (54.45%) SQL
3 111 (38.01%) JavaScript
4 64 (21.92%) C#
5 62 (21.23%) XPath
6 49 (16.78%) Shell Script
7 36 (12.33%) PL/SQL
8 31 (10.62%) Korn
9 30 (10.27%) T-SQL
10 22 (7.53%) Python
11 16 (5.48%) C
12 15 (5.14%) C++
13 12 (4.11%) Bash Shell
13 12 (4.11%) VB
13 12 (4.11%) VB6
13 12 (4.11%) XQuery
14 11 (3.77%) VB.NET
15 8 (2.74%) ANSI C
16 7 (2.40%) ActionScript
17 6 (2.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (13.70%) Security Cleared
2 39 (13.36%) Degree
3 32 (10.96%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.90%) QA
2 17 (5.82%) FATCA
3 11 (3.77%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.71%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.68%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (4.11%) Docker
2 6 (2.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.03%) Ansible
2 3 (1.03%) Consul
2 3 (1.03%) Control-M
2 3 (1.03%) Packer
2 3 (1.03%) Terraform
3 2 (0.68%) CloudHub
3 2 (0.68%) logstash
4 1 (0.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 104 (35.62%) Oracle
2 52 (17.81%) Microsoft
3 48 (16.44%) IBM
4 34 (11.64%) Solace
5 13 (4.45%) MuleSoft
6 11 (3.77%) Atlassian
7 10 (3.42%) SAP
8 9 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (2.74%) OpenTV
9 8 (2.74%) Sybase
10 7 (2.40%) Canoo
10 7 (2.40%) HP
11 6 (2.05%) ATG
11 6 (2.05%) Infor
12 5 (1.71%) GoldenSource
13 4 (1.37%) Elastic Path
13 4 (1.37%) Talend
13 4 (1.37%) TIBCO
14 3 (1.03%) Blue Martini
14 3 (1.03%) Splunk
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