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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 390 372 419
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +47
Contract jobs citing XSD 192 174 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.37% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.40% 1.30% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 96 77
Average daily rate
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£450 £414 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.76% +3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £219 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £750 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £324 £375
% change year-on-year
+28.28% -13.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13759 13341 14111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.88% 28.64% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8980 8637 8776
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 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 263 343
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
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 30 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 30 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 +13 118 £525 +23.52% 19
East Midlands - 18 £403 - 2
South East -5 17 £413 +28.90% 5
West Midlands -7 14 £425 +13.33% 2
East of England -11 12 £350 -12.50% 2
South West -21 7 £200 -55.55% 2
Yorkshire +3 4 £290 -9.01% 3
North West -11 1 - - 5
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 327 (95.06%) XML
2 176 (51.16%) Web Services
3 154 (44.77%) Java
4 145 (42.15%) Oracle
5 134 (38.95%) HTML
6 114 (33.14%) SOAP
7 110 (31.98%) XSLT
8 101 (29.36%) WSDL
9 98 (28.49%) Scrum
10 94 (27.33%) SOA
11 82 (23.84%) SQL
12 75 (21.80%) E-Commerce
12 75 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
13 71 (20.64%) Subversion
13 71 (20.64%) .NET
14 69 (20.06%) Continuous Integration
15 65 (18.90%) jQuery
15 65 (18.90%) Data Modelling
16 63 (18.31%) Spring
17 62 (18.02%) CSS
18 61 (17.73%) J2EE
19 60 (17.44%) SQL Server
19 60 (17.44%) XSL
20 59 (17.15%) C#
21 58 (16.86%) TDD
22 57 (16.57%) Maven
23 54 (15.70%) ERP
24 51 (14.83%) REST
25 50 (14.53%) RESTful
26 48 (13.95%) JIRA

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 48 (13.95%) WebLogic
2 41 (11.92%) Confluence
3 37 (10.76%) WebSphere
4 30 (8.72%) BizTalk Server
4 30 (8.72%) Tomcat
5 29 (8.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 22 (6.40%) IIS
7 16 (4.65%) AquaLogic
8 15 (4.36%) SharePoint
9 14 (4.07%) Apache
10 10 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (2.33%) NetWeaver
12 7 (2.03%) Node.js
12 7 (2.03%) Apache Solr
13 6 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (1.45%) Liferay
14 5 (1.45%) Apache Pig
14 5 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
16 3 (0.87%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.87%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (3.78%) Workday HCM
3 11 (3.20%) SAP HR
4 8 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (1.74%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.29%) AquaLogic BPM
6 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.03%) IaaS
1 7 (2.03%) SaaS
1 7 (2.03%) PaaS
1 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.87%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.01%) HTTP
2 17 (4.94%) FTP
3 10 (2.91%) Internet
4 8 (2.33%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.87%) DNS
5 3 (0.87%) Intranet
5 3 (0.87%) Firewall
6 2 (0.58%) LDAP
6 2 (0.58%) DMZ
7 1 (0.29%) SSL
7 1 (0.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (17.44%) SQL Server
2 43 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 42 (12.21%) MySQL
4 32 (9.30%) Relational Database
5 29 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (6.69%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (6.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (4.65%) Hadoop
9 15 (4.36%) NoSQL
10 14 (4.07%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (3.78%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (3.20%) MongoDB
12 11 (3.20%) Big Data
13 10 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (2.62%) RDBMS
15 8 (2.33%) Apache Accumulo
16 5 (1.45%) Apache Hive
16 5 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (1.45%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 71 (20.64%) Subversion
2 57 (16.57%) Maven
3 48 (13.95%) JIRA
4 47 (13.66%) JUnit
5 46 (13.37%) Ant
6 20 (5.81%) Eclipse
6 20 (5.81%) Jenkins
7 18 (5.23%) Visual Studio
7 18 (5.23%) Git (software)
8 15 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (3.78%) PowerDesigner
10 11 (3.20%) SoapUI
11 6 (1.74%) NUnit
12 5 (1.45%) XMLUnit
12 5 (1.45%) XMLSpy
12 5 (1.45%) Bugzilla
12 5 (1.45%) JMeter
13 4 (1.16%) JDeveloper
13 4 (1.16%) Selenium
13 4 (1.16%) jMock
General
1 41 (11.92%) Retail
2 39 (11.34%) Finance
3 27 (7.85%) Publishing
4 10 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.62%) Banking
6 6 (1.74%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.45%) Legal
8 4 (1.16%) Back Office
9 3 (0.87%) Billing
9 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) Local Government
10 1 (0.29%) Marketing
10 1 (0.29%) Games
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Law
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 210 (61.05%) Developer
2 55 (15.99%) Architect
3 37 (10.76%) Java Developer
4 30 (8.72%) Analyst
5 20 (5.81%) .NET Developer
6 19 (5.52%) Consultant
7 18 (5.23%) Senior Developer
8 17 (4.94%) Lead Developer
8 17 (4.94%) C# Developer
9 15 (4.36%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (4.36%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (4.07%) BizTalk Developer
11 13 (3.78%) Web Developer
12 12 (3.49%) Oracle Developer
13 11 (3.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 10 (2.91%) Integration Architect
14 10 (2.91%) Data Analyst
15 8 (2.33%) Data Architect
15 8 (2.33%) ASP.NET Developer
15 8 (2.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (95.06%) XML
2 176 (51.16%) Web Services
3 134 (38.95%) HTML
4 114 (33.14%) SOAP
5 110 (31.98%) XSLT
6 101 (29.36%) WSDL
7 71 (20.64%) .NET
8 65 (18.90%) jQuery
9 63 (18.31%) Spring
10 62 (18.02%) CSS
11 61 (17.73%) J2EE
12 60 (17.44%) XSL
13 51 (14.83%) REST
14 50 (14.53%) RESTful
15 42 (12.21%) JSP
16 41 (11.92%) ASP.NET
17 40 (11.63%) WCF
17 40 (11.63%) Ajax
18 37 (10.76%) Middleware
19 35 (10.17%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.17%) Social Media
1 35 (10.17%) iPad
2 22 (6.40%) W3C
3 14 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (4.07%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.49%) Data Conversion
5 11 (3.20%) Open Source
6 10 (2.91%) Semantic Web
7 9 (2.62%) N-Tier
8 7 (2.03%) RIA
8 7 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.74%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.45%) Taxonomies
10 5 (1.45%) Derivative
11 4 (1.16%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.16%) Kindle
12 3 (0.87%) DataPower
12 3 (0.87%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.87%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.87%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 47 (13.66%) Linux
2 36 (10.47%) UNIX
3 27 (7.85%) Windows
4 7 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.45%) Fedora
6 1 (0.29%) Android
6 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (28.49%) Scrum
2 94 (27.33%) SOA
3 75 (21.80%) E-Commerce
3 75 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (20.06%) Continuous Integration
5 65 (18.90%) Data Modelling
6 58 (16.86%) TDD
7 54 (15.70%) ERP
8 48 (13.95%) MVC
9 44 (12.79%) Unit Testing
10 40 (11.63%) UML
10 40 (11.63%) EAI
11 37 (10.76%) Validation
11 37 (10.76%) Content Management
11 37 (10.76%) Waterfall
12 35 (10.17%) OO
13 33 (9.59%) Migration
14 28 (8.14%) Integration Testing
14 28 (8.14%) Project Management
15 24 (6.98%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 154 (44.77%) Java
2 82 (23.84%) SQL
3 59 (17.15%) C#
4 48 (13.95%) Groovy
5 38 (11.05%) JavaScript
6 36 (10.47%) XPath
7 26 (7.56%) PL/SQL
8 19 (5.52%) XQuery
9 17 (4.94%) T-SQL
10 11 (3.20%) SPARQL
11 10 (2.91%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.62%) Python
13 8 (2.33%) C++
14 7 (2.03%) C
15 4 (1.16%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.87%) Apex Code
17 2 (0.58%) VB6
17 2 (0.58%) Perl
17 2 (0.58%) VB
18 1 (0.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 31 (9.01%) Degree
2 23 (6.69%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.49%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.74%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.45%) MCTS
6 4 (1.16%) MCSD
6 4 (1.16%) MCSE
7 1 (0.29%) IIBA
7 1 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.56%) QA
2 4 (1.16%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) WAI
4 1 (0.29%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.87%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.58%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.29%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 145 (42.15%) Oracle
2 45 (13.08%) JBoss
3 39 (11.34%) Microsoft
3 39 (11.34%) ATG
4 35 (10.17%) Perforce
4 35 (10.17%) Endeca
5 32 (9.30%) IBM
6 26 (7.56%) hybris
7 24 (6.98%) SAP
8 15 (4.36%) BEA
9 12 (3.49%) TIBCO
9 12 (3.49%) PeopleSoft
10 9 (2.62%) Atlassian
11 7 (2.03%) Intel
11 7 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (2.03%) webMethods
12 4 (1.16%) Talend
13 3 (0.87%) Software AG
14 2 (0.58%) ServiceNow
14 2 (0.58%) Sybase
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