The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 357 379 434
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +55
Contract jobs citing XSD 198 161 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.49% 1.25% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 90 73
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£425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £212 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.04% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13281 12890 13909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.85% 28.20% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8708 8349 8612
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 295 345
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £17.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
XSD
UK

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 14 July 2014.

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 14 July 2014. 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 -3 107 £513 +20.58% 23
South East +11 26 £394 +23.04% 7
East Midlands +18 22 £343 -19.41% 5
East of England -4 15 £350 -12.50% 1
West Midlands -2 12 £425 +13.33% 2
South West -17 10 £350 - 3
Yorkshire +12 5 - - 2
North West - - - -
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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.

1 341 (95.52%) XML
2 182 (50.98%) Web Services
3 160 (44.82%) Java
4 145 (40.62%) Oracle
5 133 (37.25%) HTML
6 121 (33.89%) XSLT
7 109 (30.53%) SOAP
8 100 (28.01%) SOA
8 100 (28.01%) WSDL
9 94 (26.33%) Scrum
10 90 (25.21%) SQL
11 80 (22.41%) Subversion
12 75 (21.01%) .NET
13 73 (20.45%) E-Commerce
14 70 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
14 70 (19.61%) Spring
15 66 (18.49%) Data Modelling
15 66 (18.49%) J2EE
16 65 (18.21%) SQL Server
17 64 (17.93%) C#
17 64 (17.93%) Continuous Integration
18 63 (17.65%) CSS
19 62 (17.37%) TDD
19 62 (17.37%) jQuery
20 60 (16.81%) Maven
21 59 (16.53%) REST
21 59 (16.53%) XSL
22 55 (15.41%) Ant
23 53 (14.85%) UML
23 53 (14.85%) MVC

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 44 (12.32%) WebLogic
2 39 (10.92%) Confluence
3 36 (10.08%) WebSphere
4 32 (8.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 32 (8.96%) Tomcat
5 29 (8.12%) BizTalk Server
6 22 (6.16%) IIS
7 18 (5.04%) SharePoint
8 15 (4.20%) AquaLogic
9 14 (3.92%) Apache
10 10 (2.80%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (2.24%) NetWeaver
12 7 (1.96%) Node.js
12 7 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
13 6 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.68%) Apache Solr
14 5 (1.40%) Liferay
14 5 (1.40%) Apache Pig
14 5 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.84%) LiveLink
Applications
1 15 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.68%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.56%) MS Office
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (3.64%) Workday HCM
3 11 (3.08%) SAP HR
4 8 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (1.40%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (1.96%) SaaS
1 7 (1.96%) PaaS
1 7 (1.96%) IaaS
2 5 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.84%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.56%) HTTP
2 17 (4.76%) FTP
3 11 (3.08%) Internet
4 9 (2.52%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.84%) DNS
5 3 (0.84%) Intranet
5 3 (0.84%) LDAP
5 3 (0.84%) Firewall
6 2 (0.56%) SSL
6 2 (0.56%) DMZ
7 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (18.21%) SQL Server
2 48 (13.45%) Oracle Database
3 42 (11.76%) MySQL
4 33 (9.24%) Relational Database
5 30 (8.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (5.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (4.20%) Hadoop
9 14 (3.92%) NoSQL
9 14 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (3.36%) MongoDB
11 11 (3.08%) Big Data
12 10 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (2.52%) RDBMS
14 8 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (2.24%) Apache Accumulo
15 5 (1.40%) Couchbase
15 5 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (1.40%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 80 (22.41%) Subversion
2 60 (16.81%) Maven
3 55 (15.41%) Ant
4 48 (13.45%) JIRA
5 46 (12.89%) JUnit
6 21 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 21 (5.88%) Jenkins
7 20 (5.60%) PowerDesigner
8 19 (5.32%) Visual Studio
9 17 (4.76%) Git (software)
10 16 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (3.64%) SoapUI
12 8 (2.24%) Hudson
13 7 (1.96%) Bugzilla
14 6 (1.68%) NUnit
14 6 (1.68%) JDeveloper
15 5 (1.40%) JMeter
15 5 (1.40%) XMLUnit
16 4 (1.12%) Mockito
16 4 (1.12%) Selenium
General
1 48 (13.45%) Finance
2 39 (10.92%) Retail
3 31 (8.68%) Publishing
4 16 (4.48%) Banking
5 15 (4.20%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.52%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.40%) Legal
8 3 (0.84%) Billing
9 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.56%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 210 (58.82%) Developer
2 61 (17.09%) Architect
3 45 (12.61%) Java Developer
4 37 (10.36%) Analyst
5 21 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 21 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 20 (5.60%) Consultant
7 18 (5.04%) C# Developer
8 17 (4.76%) Data Analyst
9 16 (4.48%) Lead Developer
9 16 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (3.64%) Web Developer
11 13 (3.64%) BizTalk Developer
12 12 (3.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 11 (3.08%) Oracle Developer
14 10 (2.80%) Integration Architect
15 8 (2.24%) ASP.NET Developer
15 8 (2.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 7 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (95.52%) XML
2 182 (50.98%) Web Services
3 133 (37.25%) HTML
4 121 (33.89%) XSLT
5 109 (30.53%) SOAP
6 100 (28.01%) WSDL
7 75 (21.01%) .NET
8 70 (19.61%) Spring
9 66 (18.49%) J2EE
10 63 (17.65%) CSS
11 62 (17.37%) jQuery
12 59 (16.53%) XSL
12 59 (16.53%) REST
13 46 (12.89%) RESTful
14 44 (12.32%) Middleware
15 43 (12.04%) ASP.NET
16 41 (11.48%) JSP
17 40 (11.20%) WCF
18 39 (10.92%) Spring MVC
18 39 (10.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.96%) Social Media
1 32 (8.96%) iPad
2 27 (7.56%) W3C
3 18 (5.04%) Data Conversion
4 15 (4.20%) N-Tier
5 14 (3.92%) Semantic Web
6 13 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (3.08%) Open Source
8 7 (1.96%) RIA
8 7 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.68%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.40%) Taxonomies
11 4 (1.12%) Derivative
11 4 (1.12%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.12%) DataPower
11 4 (1.12%) Kindle
12 3 (0.84%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.84%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.84%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 45 (12.61%) Linux
2 34 (9.52%) UNIX
3 30 (8.40%) Windows
4 7 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.40%) Fedora
6 1 (0.28%) Android
6 1 (0.28%) AIX
6 1 (0.28%) Solaris
6 1 (0.28%) CentOS
6 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (28.01%) SOA
2 94 (26.33%) Scrum
3 73 (20.45%) E-Commerce
4 70 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (18.49%) Data Modelling
6 64 (17.93%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (17.37%) TDD
8 53 (14.85%) UML
8 53 (14.85%) MVC
9 51 (14.29%) ERP
10 47 (13.17%) EAI
10 47 (13.17%) Unit Testing
11 38 (10.64%) Validation
12 35 (9.80%) Content Management
12 35 (9.80%) Waterfall
13 34 (9.52%) OO
14 33 (9.24%) Migration
15 30 (8.40%) ETL
16 29 (8.12%) Project Management
16 29 (8.12%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 160 (44.82%) Java
2 90 (25.21%) SQL
3 64 (17.93%) C#
4 47 (13.17%) JavaScript
5 45 (12.61%) Groovy
6 34 (9.52%) XPath
7 24 (6.72%) XQuery
8 23 (6.44%) PL/SQL
9 19 (5.32%) T-SQL
10 16 (4.48%) SPARQL
11 14 (3.92%) Python
12 11 (3.08%) C++
13 10 (2.80%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.96%) C
15 4 (1.12%) VB
15 4 (1.12%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.84%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.84%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.84%) VBA
17 2 (0.56%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 34 (9.52%) Degree
2 22 (6.16%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.12%) MCTS
5 4 (1.12%) MCSD
5 4 (1.12%) MCSE
5 4 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) ISEB
6 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.00%) QA
2 4 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) Basel II
4 1 (0.28%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.56%) WMI
2 2 (0.56%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.28%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.28%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 145 (40.62%) Oracle
2 43 (12.04%) JBoss
2 43 (12.04%) Microsoft
3 36 (10.08%) ATG
4 32 (8.96%) Perforce
4 32 (8.96%) Endeca
5 31 (8.68%) IBM
6 23 (6.44%) hybris
7 21 (5.88%) SAP
8 14 (3.92%) BEA
9 12 (3.36%) TIBCO
10 11 (3.08%) PeopleSoft
11 9 (2.52%) Atlassian
11 9 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (2.24%) Sybase
13 7 (1.96%) Intel
14 5 (1.40%) webMethods
15 4 (1.12%) Talend
15 4 (1.12%) CollabNet
16 2 (0.56%) DevExpress
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