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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 402 492 399
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -93
Contract jobs citing XSD 224 120 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.24% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.61% 0.89% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 78 92
Median daily rate £450 £450 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £52.50
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
13900 13451 13188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.18% 27.29% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9960 8981 8882
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 179 160
Median hourly rate £31.90 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.72 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +36 100 £455 -14.15% 10
South East +7 39 £463 +32.14% 2
South West +13 30 £600 +41.17% 5
West Midlands +1 20 £380 -33.91% 2
North West -16 15 £405 -10.00% 4
Yorkshire +14 9 £723 +122.30% 5
East of England +18 7 - - 1
East Midlands +11 2 £488 - 2
Midlands -3 1 - - 2
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 347 (84.84%) XML
2 199 (48.66%) Web Services
3 197 (48.17%) Java
4 179 (43.77%) SOA
5 176 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
6 172 (42.05%) SOAP
7 161 (39.36%) Oracle
8 150 (36.67%) WSDL
9 144 (35.21%) REST
10 113 (27.63%) SQL
11 105 (25.67%) XSLT
12 97 (23.72%) JavaScript
13 95 (23.23%) Scrum
14 89 (21.76%) Data Modelling
14 89 (21.76%) JSON
15 78 (19.07%) Security Cleared
16 70 (17.11%) Spring
17 68 (16.63%) HTML
18 67 (16.38%) Linux
18 67 (16.38%) UML
19 62 (15.16%) Middleware
20 61 (14.91%) .NET
20 61 (14.91%) JMS
21 60 (14.67%) J2EE
21 60 (14.67%) Finance
22 59 (14.43%) Git (software)
23 58 (14.18%) Jenkins
24 57 (13.94%) OO
24 57 (13.94%) Microsoft
25 56 (13.69%) CSS

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 55 (13.45%) WebSphere
2 48 (11.74%) WebLogic
3 34 (8.31%) Oracle Service Bus
4 29 (7.09%) Confluence
5 28 (6.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 24 (5.87%) Apache
7 23 (5.62%) Tomcat
8 21 (5.13%) JBoss
9 18 (4.40%) Apache ServiceMix
10 14 (3.42%) IIS
10 14 (3.42%) Node.js
11 10 (2.44%) CMS
12 9 (2.20%) MQSeries
13 8 (1.96%) CICS
13 8 (1.96%) Mule
13 8 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (1.71%) Liferay
14 7 (1.71%) PowerExchange
15 6 (1.47%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
16 5 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 18 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.96%) MS Office
3 6 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.49%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (5.87%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (3.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.98%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.24%) FastStats
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.40%) GitHub
2 4 (0.98%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (11.25%) HTTP
2 14 (3.42%) SNMP
3 13 (3.18%) Internet
4 11 (2.69%) LDAP
5 10 (2.44%) HTTPS
6 9 (2.20%) DVB
6 9 (2.20%) FTP
6 9 (2.20%) SSL
6 9 (2.20%) WinSCP
7 7 (1.71%) SAN
8 4 (0.98%) Firewall
9 2 (0.49%) AMQP
9 2 (0.49%) DMZ
9 2 (0.49%) SMS
9 2 (0.49%) Wireless
10 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (13.69%) Oracle Database
2 48 (11.74%) SQL Server
3 43 (10.51%) MySQL
4 23 (5.62%) DB2
5 21 (5.13%) Oracle Database 12c
6 20 (4.89%) Relational Database
7 19 (4.65%) NoSQL
8 17 (4.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (3.67%) MongoDB
10 14 (3.42%) PowerCenter
11 10 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (1.96%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.96%) Star Schema
14 7 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
15 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 5 (1.22%) Big Data
16 5 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 59 (14.43%) Git (software)
2 58 (14.18%) Jenkins
3 54 (13.20%) Subversion
4 53 (12.96%) SoapUI
5 52 (12.71%) Maven
6 44 (10.76%) JIRA
7 43 (10.51%) JUnit
8 29 (7.09%) Eclipse
9 26 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (6.11%) Selenium
11 21 (5.13%) ClearCase
12 19 (4.65%) Cucumber
13 18 (4.40%) PHPUnit
13 18 (4.40%) Visual Studio
14 17 (4.16%) Mockito
15 16 (3.91%) Hudson
16 13 (3.18%) EasyMock
17 11 (2.69%) JDeveloper
18 10 (2.44%) JMeter
19 9 (2.20%) XMLSpy
General
1 60 (14.67%) Finance
2 39 (9.54%) Banking
3 28 (6.85%) Telecoms
4 21 (5.13%) Marketing
5 18 (4.40%) Manufacturing
6 17 (4.16%) Investment Banking
6 17 (4.16%) Retail
7 13 (3.18%) Electronics
8 9 (2.20%) Front Office
9 6 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.22%) International Banking
11 4 (0.98%) Automotive
12 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.49%) Avionics
12 2 (0.49%) Back Office
12 2 (0.49%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.49%) French Language
12 2 (0.49%) Military
12 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 221 (54.03%) Developer
2 91 (22.25%) Architect
3 68 (16.63%) Java Developer
4 49 (11.98%) Designer
5 31 (7.58%) Solutions Designer
6 28 (6.85%) XML Developer
7 26 (6.36%) Lead Developer
7 26 (6.36%) Senior Developer
8 25 (6.11%) SOA Designer
8 25 (6.11%) SOA Developer
9 24 (5.87%) .NET Developer
10 21 (5.13%) SOA Solution Designer
10 21 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
11 20 (4.89%) Data Architect
11 20 (4.89%) SQL Developer
12 18 (4.40%) Software Developer
13 16 (3.91%) Hybris Developer
13 16 (3.91%) Oracle Developer
14 15 (3.67%) C# Developer
14 15 (3.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (84.84%) XML
2 199 (48.66%) Web Services
3 172 (42.05%) SOAP
4 150 (36.67%) WSDL
5 144 (35.21%) REST
6 105 (25.67%) XSLT
7 89 (21.76%) JSON
8 70 (17.11%) Spring
9 68 (16.63%) HTML
10 62 (15.16%) Middleware
11 61 (14.91%) .NET
11 61 (14.91%) JMS
12 60 (14.67%) J2EE
13 56 (13.69%) CSS
14 53 (12.96%) XSL
15 51 (12.47%) JSP
16 41 (10.02%) RESTful
17 40 (9.78%) Ajax
18 36 (8.80%) Hibernate
19 31 (7.58%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.42%) DataPower
3 13 (3.18%) Fat Client
3 13 (3.18%) Thin Client
4 12 (2.93%) Interactive TV
5 11 (2.69%) NHS
6 9 (2.20%) Fixed Income
6 9 (2.20%) MPEG
6 9 (2.20%) N-Tier
7 8 (1.96%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.96%) PMI
7 8 (1.96%) User Experience
8 7 (1.71%) IBM Mainframe
8 7 (1.71%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.47%) Informatics
9 6 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (1.47%) iPad
9 6 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.47%) SWIFT
10 5 (1.22%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 67 (16.38%) Linux
2 36 (8.80%) Windows
3 35 (8.56%) Unix
4 15 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.20%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (43.77%) SOA
2 176 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (23.23%) Scrum
4 89 (21.76%) Data Modelling
5 67 (16.38%) UML
6 57 (13.94%) OO
7 53 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (12.22%) TDD
9 47 (11.49%) Migration
10 44 (10.76%) SDLC
11 43 (10.51%) Open Source
12 38 (9.29%) MVC
13 36 (8.80%) E-Commerce
14 34 (8.31%) Integration Testing
15 33 (8.07%) Automated Testing
15 33 (8.07%) DevOps
15 33 (8.07%) TOGAF
16 28 (6.85%) MODAF
17 27 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
18 26 (6.36%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 197 (48.17%) Java
2 113 (27.63%) SQL
3 97 (23.72%) JavaScript
4 47 (11.49%) C#
5 25 (6.11%) XPath
6 21 (5.13%) PHP
7 20 (4.89%) PL/SQL
8 16 (3.91%) C
8 16 (3.91%) T-SQL
9 13 (3.18%) XQuery
10 12 (2.93%) ANSI C
10 12 (2.93%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.69%) VB.NET
12 10 (2.44%) C++
12 10 (2.44%) VB
13 8 (1.96%) Apex Code
13 8 (1.96%) Assembly Language
13 8 (1.96%) COBOL
13 8 (1.96%) Python
13 8 (1.96%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 78 (19.07%) Security Cleared
2 54 (13.20%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.18%) Degree
4 11 (2.69%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.20%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.71%) MCSA
6 7 (1.71%) MCSD
6 7 (1.71%) MCSE
6 7 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.22%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.49%) CISSP
9 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.36%) QA
2 22 (5.38%) Data Quality
3 20 (4.89%) HL7
4 7 (1.71%) SEPA
5 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.24%) ISO20022
System Software
1 22 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.89%) Xen
3 17 (4.16%) Docker
4 7 (1.71%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.71%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (5.38%) Puppet
2 17 (4.16%) logstash
2 17 (4.16%) Piwik
3 6 (1.47%) Data Guard
3 6 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.98%) Nagios
5 3 (0.73%) TIBCO Hawk
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.24%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.24%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 161 (39.36%) Oracle
2 57 (13.94%) Microsoft
3 34 (8.31%) IBM
4 25 (6.11%) VMware
4 25 (6.11%) WSO2
5 22 (5.38%) Google
6 20 (4.89%) Citrix
7 18 (4.40%) Informatica
8 16 (3.91%) hybris
8 16 (3.91%) SAP
9 12 (2.93%) OpenTV
10 11 (2.69%) Pega
10 11 (2.69%) TIBCO
11 10 (2.44%) HP
12 8 (1.96%) Chordiant
12 8 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.71%) Red Hat
14 6 (1.47%) Remedy
14 6 (1.47%) Sun
14 6 (1.47%) webMethods
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