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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 414 439 423
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -16
Contract jobs citing XSD 182 156 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.35% 1.23% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 107 94
Average daily rate £473 £400 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.12% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+64.44% -47.05%
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
13519 12732 12319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.65% 27.04% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9470 8568 7886
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 179 254
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.28 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 80 £475 +18.75% 17
East of England +23 23 £550 +22.22% 4
Yorkshire -14 17 £435 +22.53%
West Midlands -4 16 £475 -17.39% 1
South East -5 15 £413 +6.45% 5
North West -12 15 £425 +21.42% 4
North East -11 8 £300 -45.45%
South West +6 6 £433 -2.53% 4
East Midlands -20 1 - - 2
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 233 (82.62%) XML
2 147 (52.13%) Web Services
3 137 (48.58%) SOAP
3 137 (48.58%) Java
4 112 (39.72%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (38.30%) Oracle
6 99 (35.11%) SOA
7 97 (34.40%) SQL
8 96 (34.04%) WSDL
9 95 (33.69%) XSLT
10 78 (27.66%) HTML
11 70 (24.82%) REST
12 68 (24.11%) JavaScript
13 60 (21.28%) Finance
14 59 (20.92%) Scrum
15 56 (19.86%) JSON
16 55 (19.50%) Spring
16 55 (19.50%) WebLogic
17 54 (19.15%) TDD
17 54 (19.15%) Oracle Database
18 51 (18.09%) .NET
19 49 (17.38%) CSS
19 49 (17.38%) Middleware
20 48 (17.02%) J2EE
20 48 (17.02%) UML
20 48 (17.02%) Git (software)
21 47 (16.67%) Jenkins
22 42 (14.89%) Security Cleared
22 42 (14.89%) Maven
22 42 (14.89%) C#

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 55 (19.50%) WebLogic
2 34 (12.06%) WebSphere
3 30 (10.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 25 (8.87%) Apache
5 24 (8.51%) Oracle Service Bus
6 20 (7.09%) JBoss
7 19 (6.74%) Tomcat
8 14 (4.96%) Node.js
9 12 (4.26%) Apache ServiceMix
10 11 (3.90%) Confluence
11 9 (3.19%) IIS
12 7 (2.48%) CMS
13 6 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (2.13%) Jetty
14 5 (1.77%) Apache TomEE
14 5 (1.77%) PowerExchange
14 5 (1.77%) SharePoint Foundation
15 4 (1.42%) MQSeries
16 2 (0.71%) CICS
16 2 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.42%) MS Project
4 2 (0.71%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.71%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (7.80%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (2.48%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.06%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.35%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.48%) GitHub
2 2 (0.71%) PaaS
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.93%) HTTP
2 11 (3.90%) DVB
3 9 (3.19%) Internet
3 9 (3.19%) SNMP
4 5 (1.77%) LDAP
4 5 (1.77%) SSL
5 4 (1.42%) FTP
5 4 (1.42%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.06%) Firewall
6 3 (1.06%) SMS
6 3 (1.06%) Wireless
7 2 (0.71%) WinSCP
7 2 (0.71%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.35%) LAN
8 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (19.15%) Oracle Database
2 40 (14.18%) SQL Server
3 25 (8.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 22 (7.80%) MySQL
4 22 (7.80%) Relational Database
5 17 (6.03%) Oracle Database 12c
6 13 (4.61%) PowerCenter
7 10 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.84%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (2.13%) DB2
10 6 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.77%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.42%) MongoDB
13 3 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.71%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 48 (17.02%) Git (software)
2 47 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 42 (14.89%) Maven
4 41 (14.54%) Subversion
5 36 (12.77%) Eclipse
6 26 (9.22%) JUnit
7 23 (8.16%) SoapUI
7 23 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (8.16%) Visual Studio
8 22 (7.80%) Selenium
9 19 (6.74%) JIRA
10 16 (5.67%) JMeter
11 14 (4.96%) GitLab
12 13 (4.61%) Cucumber
13 12 (4.26%) JDeveloper
14 10 (3.55%) ClearCase
15 9 (3.19%) Ant
15 9 (3.19%) EasyMock
15 9 (3.19%) Grunt
15 9 (3.19%) Jasmine
General
1 60 (21.28%) Finance
2 30 (10.64%) Banking
3 25 (8.87%) Retail
4 9 (3.19%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.48%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.48%) Marketing
6 6 (2.13%) Automotive
6 6 (2.13%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.77%) Electronics
7 5 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.06%) Back Office
8 3 (1.06%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.71%) Avionics
9 2 (0.71%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.71%) French Language
9 2 (0.71%) Front Office
9 2 (0.71%) Military
9 2 (0.71%) Publishing
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 194 (68.79%) Developer
2 39 (13.83%) Java Developer
3 30 (10.64%) XML Developer
4 27 (9.57%) SOA Developer
5 25 (8.87%) C# Developer
5 25 (8.87%) Consultant
6 22 (7.80%) SQL Developer
7 20 (7.09%) Oracle Developer
8 19 (6.74%) Analyst
8 19 (6.74%) Architect
9 18 (6.38%) .NET Developer
9 18 (6.38%) Senior Developer
10 16 (5.67%) C# .NET Developer
10 16 (5.67%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 16 (5.67%) Software Developer
11 15 (5.32%) Lead Developer
12 14 (4.96%) XML XSLT Developer
13 13 (4.61%) SOA Consultant
14 11 (3.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 10 (3.55%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (82.62%) XML
2 147 (52.13%) Web Services
3 137 (48.58%) SOAP
4 96 (34.04%) WSDL
5 95 (33.69%) XSLT
6 78 (27.66%) HTML
7 70 (24.82%) REST
8 56 (19.86%) JSON
9 55 (19.50%) Spring
10 51 (18.09%) .NET
11 49 (17.38%) CSS
11 49 (17.38%) Middleware
12 48 (17.02%) J2EE
13 41 (14.54%) XSL
14 38 (13.48%) JMS
15 29 (10.28%) AngularJS
16 28 (9.93%) jQuery
17 27 (9.57%) Ajax
18 26 (9.22%) RESTful
19 25 (8.87%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.26%) Fat Client
2 12 (4.26%) Thin Client
3 11 (3.90%) Interactive TV
3 11 (3.90%) iPad
3 11 (3.90%) MPEG
4 10 (3.55%) User Experience
5 8 (2.84%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.84%) Social Media
6 7 (2.48%) DataPower
7 6 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.13%) STB
8 5 (1.77%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (1.42%) Fintech
9 4 (1.42%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.06%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.06%) Informatics
10 3 (1.06%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.06%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.06%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.48%) Linux
2 29 (10.28%) Unix
3 23 (8.16%) Windows
4 7 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.77%) Solaris
6 1 (0.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (39.72%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (35.11%) SOA
3 59 (20.92%) Scrum
4 54 (19.15%) TDD
5 48 (17.02%) UML
6 39 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (12.77%) Data Modelling
8 33 (11.70%) MVC
8 33 (11.70%) SDLC
9 32 (11.35%) OO
10 30 (10.64%) BPEL
10 30 (10.64%) E-Commerce
11 27 (9.57%) Unit Testing
12 24 (8.51%) Integration Testing
13 23 (8.16%) Multithreading
13 23 (8.16%) Workflow
14 22 (7.80%) Open Source
15 21 (7.45%) ETL
16 19 (6.74%) Test Automation
17 18 (6.38%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 137 (48.58%) Java
2 97 (34.40%) SQL
3 68 (24.11%) JavaScript
4 42 (14.89%) C#
5 41 (14.54%) XPath
6 22 (7.80%) T-SQL
7 19 (6.74%) PL/SQL
8 15 (5.32%) XQuery
9 14 (4.96%) Groovy
10 13 (4.61%) C
11 11 (3.90%) ANSI C
12 10 (3.55%) C++
12 10 (3.55%) Shell Script
13 9 (3.19%) ES6
14 8 (2.84%) Apex Code
14 8 (2.84%) SOQL
15 6 (2.13%) ActionScript
15 6 (2.13%) PHP
16 5 (1.77%) Python
17 2 (0.71%) VC++
Qualifications
1 42 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 29 (10.28%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.03%) Degree
4 9 (3.19%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.71%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.38%) Data Quality
2 17 (6.03%) QA
3 3 (1.06%) HL7
4 2 (0.71%) SEPA
5 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.35%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.35%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (7.45%) Puppet
2 14 (4.96%) logstash
2 14 (4.96%) Piwik
3 8 (2.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.35%) Bareos
5 1 (0.35%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.35%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.35%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.35%) yum
Vendors
1 108 (38.30%) Oracle
2 30 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 29 (10.28%) IBM
4 15 (5.32%) Google
4 15 (5.32%) Informatica
4 15 (5.32%) WSO2
5 11 (3.90%) OpenTV
6 9 (3.19%) hybris
6 9 (3.19%) SAP
7 8 (2.84%) ATG
7 8 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.48%) Endeca
8 7 (2.48%) Perforce
9 5 (1.77%) Sybase
10 4 (1.42%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.06%) HP
11 3 (1.06%) webMethods
12 2 (0.71%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.71%) Chordiant
12 2 (0.71%) Remedy
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