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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 457 418 382
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -36
Contract jobs citing XSD 134 150 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.97% 1.10% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 79 72
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £525 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
13882 13695 11708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.38% 27.55% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9144 9096 7485
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 201 344
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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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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 +9 64 £488 +8.33% 9
South East -32 18 £350 - 4
West Midlands -2 16 £575 +85.48%
North West -17 11 £450 +45.16% 5
South West +6 8 £425 +30.76% 3
Yorkshire -20 6 £325 -7.14% 3
East of England +2 4 £450 +5.88% 3
East Midlands -13 3 - - 2
Midlands - 1 - -
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 266 (94.33%) XML
2 143 (50.71%) Java
3 113 (40.07%) Web Services
4 108 (38.30%) Oracle
5 103 (36.52%) SQL
6 101 (35.82%) XSLT
7 95 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
8 94 (33.33%) HTML
9 90 (31.91%) SOAP
10 80 (28.37%) WSDL
11 72 (25.53%) .NET
12 71 (25.18%) JavaScript
13 69 (24.47%) SOA
14 57 (20.21%) CSS
14 57 (20.21%) XSL
14 57 (20.21%) Oracle Database
15 55 (19.50%) JMS
16 54 (19.15%) Linux
17 53 (18.79%) REST
18 52 (18.44%) Spring
19 51 (18.09%) jQuery
19 51 (18.09%) WebLogic
19 51 (18.09%) SQL Server
20 49 (17.38%) Ajax
21 46 (16.31%) Finance
22 45 (15.96%) PL/SQL
23 44 (15.60%) Subversion
24 43 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
24 43 (15.25%) Middleware
25 42 (14.89%) Maven

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 51 (18.09%) WebLogic
2 29 (10.28%) WebSphere
3 26 (9.22%) IIS
3 26 (9.22%) CMS
4 20 (7.09%) JBoss
5 16 (5.67%) Confluence
6 15 (5.32%) Tomcat
7 12 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (3.55%) Mule
9 8 (2.84%) NetWeaver
9 8 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (2.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (2.13%) Apache
12 5 (1.77%) Oracle Application Server
12 5 (1.77%) AquaLogic
12 5 (1.77%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.71%) LiveCycle
13 2 (0.71%) Oracle BPEL
13 2 (0.71%) Exstream Dialogue
13 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (6.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (2.13%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.71%) SPSS
4 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.35%) FastStats
4 1 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (4.61%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.77%) AquaLogic BPM
3 3 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.71%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.71%) Exstream
5 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.35%) AWD
5 1 (0.35%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.42%) SaaS
3 2 (0.71%) PaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Office 365
4 1 (0.35%) IaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.45%) Intranet
2 12 (4.26%) HTTP
3 11 (3.90%) Firewall
4 9 (3.19%) SNMP
4 9 (3.19%) HTTPS
5 8 (2.84%) DMZ
6 7 (2.48%) LDAP
7 6 (2.13%) SSL
7 6 (2.13%) Internet
8 4 (1.42%) FTP
9 3 (1.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (1.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (1.06%) LAN
9 3 (1.06%) WAN
9 3 (1.06%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.06%) Skype
10 1 (0.35%) SAN
10 1 (0.35%) WinSCP
10 1 (0.35%) NAS
10 1 (0.35%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (20.21%) Oracle Database
2 51 (18.09%) SQL Server
3 36 (12.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 24 (8.51%) DB2
4 24 (8.51%) Relational Database
5 17 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (4.96%) MySQL
7 13 (4.61%) OLTP
8 11 (3.90%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (3.55%) NoSQL
10 9 (3.19%) OLAP
11 8 (2.84%) Big Data
12 7 (2.48%) RDBMS
12 7 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (1.77%) MongoDB
14 5 (1.77%) TKPROF
14 5 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (1.42%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 44 (15.60%) Subversion
2 42 (14.89%) Maven
3 37 (13.12%) JUnit
4 34 (12.06%) Git (software)
5 31 (10.99%) Visual Studio
6 23 (8.16%) SoapUI
7 19 (6.74%) Ant
7 19 (6.74%) Axure RP
7 19 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (6.03%) Jenkins
9 16 (5.67%) JIRA
10 12 (4.26%) Eclipse
11 7 (2.48%) MSBuild
11 7 (2.48%) Hudson
12 6 (2.13%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.77%) Rhino Mocks
13 5 (1.77%) Moq
13 5 (1.77%) XMLSpy
13 5 (1.77%) NUnit
13 5 (1.77%) CruiseControl
General
1 46 (16.31%) Finance
2 34 (12.06%) Retail
3 22 (7.80%) Banking
4 14 (4.96%) Publishing
5 12 (4.26%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.48%) Marketing
6 7 (2.48%) Front Office
7 4 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.06%) Electronics
8 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 182 (64.54%) Developer
2 45 (15.96%) Architect
3 43 (15.25%) Java Developer
4 22 (7.80%) Analyst
5 18 (6.38%) CMS Developer
6 16 (5.67%) Integration Architect
7 15 (5.32%) Oracle Developer
7 15 (5.32%) Senior Developer
8 14 (4.96%) C# Developer
8 14 (4.96%) Designer
9 12 (4.26%) webMethods Developer
10 11 (3.90%) .NET Developer
10 11 (3.90%) Consultant
11 8 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (2.84%) XML Developer
11 8 (2.84%) SOA Developer
11 8 (2.84%) Hybris Developer
12 7 (2.48%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (2.48%) Test Analyst
13 6 (2.13%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (94.33%) XML
2 113 (40.07%) Web Services
3 101 (35.82%) XSLT
4 94 (33.33%) HTML
5 90 (31.91%) SOAP
6 80 (28.37%) WSDL
7 72 (25.53%) .NET
8 57 (20.21%) XSL
8 57 (20.21%) CSS
9 55 (19.50%) JMS
10 53 (18.79%) REST
11 52 (18.44%) Spring
12 51 (18.09%) jQuery
13 49 (17.38%) Ajax
14 43 (15.25%) Middleware
15 40 (14.18%) ASP.NET
16 38 (13.48%) J2EE
17 28 (9.93%) JSON
17 28 (9.93%) JPA
18 24 (8.51%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.51%) User Experience
2 24 (8.51%) Open Source
3 23 (8.16%) W3C
4 19 (6.74%) iPad
5 18 (6.38%) Web 2.0
6 14 (4.96%) Social Media
6 14 (4.96%) DataPower
7 8 (2.84%) Replication
7 8 (2.84%) Clustering
8 7 (2.48%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.77%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.42%) Data Integration
11 3 (1.06%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.06%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.06%) DTV
11 3 (1.06%) NHS
11 3 (1.06%) Fixed Income
11 3 (1.06%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 54 (19.15%) Linux
2 33 (11.70%) UNIX
3 13 (4.61%) Windows
4 3 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.71%) AIX
6 1 (0.35%) Solaris
6 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (24.47%) SOA
3 43 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (14.54%) TDD
5 38 (13.48%) OO
6 37 (13.12%) Scrum
7 36 (12.77%) Content Management
8 35 (12.41%) E-Commerce
9 32 (11.35%) Data Modelling
10 31 (10.99%) Web Development
11 27 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (9.57%) UML
11 27 (9.57%) MVC
12 23 (8.16%) BPEL
13 21 (7.45%) Rapid Prototyping
14 20 (7.09%) OOP
15 19 (6.74%) Integration Testing
16 18 (6.38%) Waterfall
16 18 (6.38%) Unit Testing
17 16 (5.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 143 (50.71%) Java
2 103 (36.52%) SQL
3 71 (25.18%) JavaScript
4 45 (15.96%) PL/SQL
5 40 (14.18%) C#
6 20 (7.09%) XPath
7 18 (6.38%) Groovy
8 12 (4.26%) T-SQL
8 12 (4.26%) XQuery
9 7 (2.48%) VB
10 6 (2.13%) C++
10 6 (2.13%) Python
11 5 (1.77%) VB6
11 5 (1.77%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.77%) Perl
11 5 (1.77%) PHP
11 5 (1.77%) VBScript
12 4 (1.42%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.42%) Ruby
13 3 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (5.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.84%) Degree
3 7 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.77%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.35%) MCTS
6 1 (0.35%) MCSD
6 1 (0.35%) ISEB
6 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.74%) QA
2 6 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.71%) COBIT
3 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (1.77%) Oracle Clusterware
2 3 (1.06%) HDFS
3 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 9 (3.19%) CA LISA
2 6 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (1.77%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (1.77%) Data Guard
3 5 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.77%) Oracle Flashback
4 2 (0.71%) Ansible
5 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 108 (38.30%) Oracle
2 35 (12.41%) Microsoft
3 29 (10.28%) webMethods
4 27 (9.57%) Adobe
4 27 (9.57%) IBM
5 22 (7.80%) OpenText
6 20 (7.09%) RedDot
7 19 (6.74%) Software AG
8 18 (6.38%) Google
9 16 (5.67%) SAP
10 14 (4.96%) ATG
10 14 (4.96%) Perforce
10 14 (4.96%) Endeca
11 11 (3.90%) TIBCO
12 9 (3.19%) Green Hat
12 9 (3.19%) Solace
13 8 (2.84%) Atomikos
13 8 (2.84%) Axway
13 8 (2.84%) Capita
13 8 (2.84%) hybris
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