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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 458 487 398
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -89
Contract jobs citing XSD 162 145 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.28% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 0.97% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 83 133
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £403 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.10% +19.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
15488 14952 14282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.05% 28.75% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10780 10420 9423
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 269 160
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £17.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 September 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 September 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 +21 94 £475 +7.95% 8
North West +20 16 £338 -16.66% 1
South East +13 14 £410 -3.52% 5
West Midlands -20 12 £450 - 4
East of England +10 7 - - 3
East Midlands -6 7 £363 -21.62% 2
South West +11 6 £475 +18.75%
Yorkshire +1 6 - - 2
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 339 (88.28%) XML
2 202 (52.60%) Web Services
3 194 (50.52%) Java
4 172 (44.79%) SOAP
5 151 (39.32%) Agile Software Development
6 147 (38.28%) REST
7 143 (37.24%) SQL
8 135 (35.16%) SOA
9 128 (33.33%) WSDL
10 120 (31.25%) Oracle
11 116 (30.21%) JavaScript
12 104 (27.08%) XSLT
13 102 (26.56%) JSON
14 92 (23.96%) HTML
15 85 (22.14%) .NET
16 78 (20.31%) Scrum
17 77 (20.05%) Linux
18 75 (19.53%) CSS
18 75 (19.53%) Spring
19 74 (19.27%) C#
20 72 (18.75%) Security Cleared
21 69 (17.97%) Microsoft
22 68 (17.71%) MVC
23 67 (17.45%) Git (software)
24 61 (15.89%) Maven
25 60 (15.63%) J2EE
25 60 (15.63%) XSL
26 56 (14.58%) SQL Server
27 55 (14.32%) TDD
28 54 (14.06%) Finance

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 49 (12.76%) WebSphere
2 29 (7.55%) WebLogic
3 21 (5.47%) Confluence
3 21 (5.47%) Oracle Service Bus
4 17 (4.43%) IIS
5 16 (4.17%) Apache
6 14 (3.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 13 (3.39%) SharePoint
7 13 (3.39%) Tomcat
8 12 (3.13%) JBoss
8 12 (3.13%) Mule
9 10 (2.60%) CMS
9 10 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (2.08%) MQSeries
11 7 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (1.82%) MQSI
12 6 (1.56%) GlassFish
12 6 (1.56%) Mule ESB
13 4 (1.04%) Documentum
14 3 (0.78%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 22 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.91%) MS Office
3 11 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.08%) PaintShop Pro
4 8 (2.08%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.56%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.77%) GitHub
2 10 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.04%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.52%) Office 365
6 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 49 (12.76%) HTTP
2 21 (5.47%) SSL
3 16 (4.17%) Firewall
4 15 (3.91%) SNMP
5 12 (3.13%) HTTPS
5 12 (3.13%) LDAP
6 11 (2.86%) FTP
6 11 (2.86%) WinSCP
7 10 (2.60%) DVB
8 8 (2.08%) Internet
8 8 (2.08%) SAN
9 7 (1.82%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.52%) AMQP
10 2 (0.52%) SMS
10 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.52%) Wireless
11 1 (0.26%) DMZ
11 1 (0.26%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 35 (9.11%) Oracle Database
3 25 (6.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (5.73%) MySQL
5 21 (5.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (3.91%) DB2
8 15 (3.91%) Oracle Database 12c
9 12 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (3.13%) NoSQL
9 12 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 12 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (2.86%) Star Schema
11 10 (2.60%) IBM InfoSphere
11 10 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (2.34%) Big Data
13 6 (1.56%) MongoDB
13 6 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 67 (17.45%) Git (software)
2 61 (15.89%) Maven
3 53 (13.80%) Jenkins
4 51 (13.28%) SoapUI
5 48 (12.50%) JIRA
6 43 (11.20%) JUnit
7 33 (8.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 32 (8.33%) Visual Studio
9 30 (7.81%) Subversion
10 28 (7.29%) Eclipse
11 23 (5.99%) Selenium
12 22 (5.73%) Mockito
13 20 (5.21%) Cucumber
14 18 (4.69%) PHPUnit
15 16 (4.17%) ClearCase
16 15 (3.91%) XMLSpy
17 12 (3.13%) TeamCity
18 10 (2.60%) Hudson
19 9 (2.34%) JMeter
19 9 (2.34%) LoadRunner
General
1 54 (14.06%) Finance
2 32 (8.33%) Banking
3 21 (5.47%) Telecoms
4 20 (5.21%) Retail
5 14 (3.65%) Publishing
6 12 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.13%) Marketing
7 9 (2.34%) Electronics
7 9 (2.34%) Front Office
8 3 (0.78%) French Language
8 3 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.52%) Automotive
9 2 (0.52%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.52%) Legal
10 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 236 (61.46%) Developer
2 87 (22.66%) Architect
3 73 (19.01%) Java Developer
4 40 (10.42%) .NET Developer
5 33 (8.59%) Senior Developer
6 26 (6.77%) C# Developer
7 24 (6.25%) Designer
8 20 (5.21%) Senior Java Developer
8 20 (5.21%) Software Developer
9 19 (4.95%) Data Architect
10 18 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
11 17 (4.43%) Consultant
12 15 (3.91%) Integration Architect
12 15 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (3.91%) SQL Developer
12 15 (3.91%) XML Developer
13 14 (3.65%) Lead Developer
14 13 (3.39%) C# Software Developer
14 13 (3.39%) SOA Designer
15 12 (3.13%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (88.28%) XML
2 202 (52.60%) Web Services
3 172 (44.79%) SOAP
4 147 (38.28%) REST
5 128 (33.33%) WSDL
6 104 (27.08%) XSLT
7 102 (26.56%) JSON
8 92 (23.96%) HTML
9 85 (22.14%) .NET
10 75 (19.53%) CSS
10 75 (19.53%) Spring
11 60 (15.63%) J2EE
11 60 (15.63%) XSL
12 49 (12.76%) JMS
13 43 (11.20%) ASP.NET
13 43 (11.20%) JSP
14 40 (10.42%) Hibernate
14 40 (10.42%) RESTful
15 39 (10.16%) .NET Framework
15 39 (10.16%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.81%) DataPower
3 16 (4.17%) NHS
4 13 (3.39%) User Experience
5 12 (3.13%) Fat Client
5 12 (3.13%) Interactive TV
5 12 (3.13%) Thin Client
6 10 (2.60%) Data Integration
6 10 (2.60%) MPEG
7 8 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.08%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.82%) Data Conversion
9 6 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (1.30%) Clustering
11 4 (1.04%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.04%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.04%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.04%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.78%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 77 (20.05%) Linux
2 51 (13.28%) Unix
3 44 (11.46%) Windows
4 13 (3.39%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.34%) AIX
7 3 (0.78%) HPUX
7 3 (0.78%) Solaris
8 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (39.32%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (35.16%) SOA
3 78 (20.31%) Scrum
4 68 (17.71%) MVC
5 55 (14.32%) TDD
6 52 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (13.28%) Migration
8 49 (12.76%) Data Modelling
9 47 (12.24%) UML
10 41 (10.68%) OO
11 36 (9.38%) SDLC
12 29 (7.55%) TOGAF
13 25 (6.51%) Automated Testing
14 24 (6.25%) E-Commerce
14 24 (6.25%) ETL
14 24 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
15 23 (5.99%) Data Migration
15 23 (5.99%) MODAF
16 22 (5.73%) Unit Testing
17 21 (5.47%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 194 (50.52%) Java
2 143 (37.24%) SQL
3 116 (30.21%) JavaScript
4 74 (19.27%) C#
5 36 (9.38%) Shell Script
6 35 (9.11%) XPath
7 28 (7.29%) PL/SQL
8 23 (5.99%) T-SQL
9 22 (5.73%) C++
10 21 (5.47%) C
11 20 (5.21%) PHP
12 17 (4.43%) VB.NET
13 16 (4.17%) VB
14 12 (3.13%) ANSI C
14 12 (3.13%) Korn
14 12 (3.13%) VB6
15 11 (2.86%) Python
15 11 (2.86%) XAML
16 9 (2.34%) ActionScript
16 9 (2.34%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 72 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 46 (11.98%) SC Cleared
3 33 (8.59%) Degree
4 17 (4.43%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.08%) MCSA
5 8 (2.08%) MCSD
5 8 (2.08%) MCSE
5 8 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.26%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.07%) QA
2 16 (4.17%) HL7
3 13 (3.39%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.08%) Data Quality
4 8 (2.08%) FATCA
5 2 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.52%) MiFID
5 2 (0.52%) SEPA
System Software
1 26 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (6.25%) Xen
3 23 (5.99%) Docker
4 12 (3.13%) Active Directory
5 8 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.82%) logstash
3 7 (1.82%) Piwik
3 7 (1.82%) Puppet
4 5 (1.30%) Data Guard
4 5 (1.30%) Nagios
5 3 (0.78%) Control-M
6 1 (0.26%) Ansible
6 1 (0.26%) Consul
6 1 (0.26%) Packer
6 1 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 120 (31.25%) Oracle
2 69 (17.97%) Microsoft
3 52 (13.54%) IBM
4 31 (8.07%) VMware
5 24 (6.25%) Citrix
6 13 (3.39%) SAP
7 12 (3.13%) HP
7 12 (3.13%) OpenTV
7 12 (3.13%) Solace
8 10 (2.60%) Canoo
9 7 (1.82%) Informatica
9 7 (1.82%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.56%) Talend
11 5 (1.30%) hybris
11 5 (1.30%) MuleSoft
11 5 (1.30%) Pega
11 5 (1.30%) WSO2
12 4 (1.04%) GoldenSource
12 4 (1.04%) Pegasus
12 4 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
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