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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 420 367 427
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +60
Contract jobs citing XSD 153 159 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.36% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 1.35% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 82 85
Average daily rate £413 £369 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% -15.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £405
% change year-on-year
- -13.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13805 11747 14337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.95% 26.87% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9068 7515 8670
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 334 358
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -55 70 £450 +18.81% 11
South East -2 24 £350 -20.00% 4
East of England -19 18 £425 -5.55% 4
North West -25 16 £310 +12.72% 3
Yorkshire -13 9 £350 - 3
South West -18 6 £325 -7.14% 1
West Midlands - 5 £308 -
East Midlands -18 4 £343 -5.51% 3
North East - - - -
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 290 (92.36%) XML
2 149 (47.45%) Web Services
3 146 (46.50%) Java
4 123 (39.17%) Oracle
5 114 (36.31%) HTML
6 105 (33.44%) SQL
7 103 (32.80%) XSLT
8 94 (29.94%) SOAP
9 81 (25.80%) SQL Server
10 72 (22.93%) .NET
11 71 (22.61%) J2EE
11 71 (22.61%) C#
12 69 (21.97%) SOA
12 69 (21.97%) Spring
13 67 (21.34%) Scrum
13 67 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
14 66 (21.02%) Subversion
15 65 (20.70%) WSDL
15 65 (20.70%) CSS
16 61 (19.43%) E-Commerce
17 59 (18.79%) Data Modelling
18 58 (18.47%) Oracle Database
19 53 (16.88%) jQuery
20 52 (16.56%) MVC
20 52 (16.56%) TDD
20 52 (16.56%) XSL
21 50 (15.92%) JavaScript
21 50 (15.92%) Microsoft
21 50 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
21 50 (15.92%) REST

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 33 (10.51%) WebLogic
2 30 (9.55%) Tomcat
3 29 (9.24%) BizTalk Server
4 24 (7.64%) WebSphere
5 23 (7.32%) IIS
6 22 (7.01%) Confluence
7 15 (4.78%) Apache
8 14 (4.46%) SharePoint
9 12 (3.82%) MQSeries
9 12 (3.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (2.87%) Oracle Service Bus
11 7 (2.23%) Node.js
12 6 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (1.27%) Liferay
14 4 (1.27%) TIBCO EMS
14 4 (1.27%) AquaLogic
15 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.96%) LiveLink
16 2 (0.64%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 15 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.96%) MS Office
4 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.96%) Workday HCM
2 3 (0.96%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.64%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (2.87%) SaaS
2 6 (1.91%) PaaS
2 6 (1.91%) IaaS
3 5 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.10%) HTTP
2 4 (1.27%) HTTPS
2 4 (1.27%) FTP
3 3 (0.96%) SSH
4 2 (0.64%) Internet
4 2 (0.64%) DMZ
4 2 (0.64%) SSL
4 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.64%) LDAP
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.32%) DNS
5 1 (0.32%) SMTP
5 1 (0.32%) Intranet
5 1 (0.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (25.80%) SQL Server
2 58 (18.47%) Oracle Database
3 45 (14.33%) MySQL
4 43 (13.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (7.32%) Relational Database
6 19 (6.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (5.73%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (5.10%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (4.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (4.78%) MongoDB
10 9 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (2.87%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.91%) DB2
11 6 (1.91%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.91%) Big Data
11 6 (1.91%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (1.27%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 66 (21.02%) Subversion
2 43 (13.69%) Ant
2 43 (13.69%) Maven
3 31 (9.87%) JIRA
4 29 (9.24%) JUnit
5 25 (7.96%) Visual Studio
6 17 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (5.41%) PowerDesigner
7 16 (5.10%) Jenkins
8 14 (4.46%) Eclipse
8 14 (4.46%) Git (software)
9 9 (2.87%) SoapUI
10 7 (2.23%) JMeter
10 7 (2.23%) Bugzilla
11 6 (1.91%) NUnit
11 6 (1.91%) JDeveloper
11 6 (1.91%) Hudson
12 5 (1.59%) Selenium
13 4 (1.27%) PhoneGap
14 3 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 45 (14.33%) Finance
2 36 (11.46%) Retail
3 24 (7.64%) Banking
4 20 (6.37%) Publishing
5 11 (3.50%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.55%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.27%) Legal
8 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.96%) Back Office
8 3 (0.96%) Billing
9 2 (0.64%) Local Government
10 1 (0.32%) French Language
10 1 (0.32%) Marketing
10 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 202 (64.33%) Developer
2 54 (17.20%) Architect
3 52 (16.56%) Java Developer
4 24 (7.64%) Analyst
5 22 (7.01%) .NET Developer
6 21 (6.69%) Data Analyst
7 20 (6.37%) C# Developer
7 20 (6.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 18 (5.73%) Web Developer
9 17 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
10 16 (5.10%) Senior Developer
11 12 (3.82%) BizTalk Developer
12 11 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (2.87%) Software Engineer
14 8 (2.55%) ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (2.55%) .NET Web Developer
14 8 (2.55%) Consultant
14 8 (2.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 7 (2.23%) C# Web Developer
15 7 (2.23%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (92.36%) XML
2 149 (47.45%) Web Services
3 114 (36.31%) HTML
4 103 (32.80%) XSLT
5 94 (29.94%) SOAP
6 72 (22.93%) .NET
7 71 (22.61%) J2EE
8 69 (21.97%) Spring
9 65 (20.70%) WSDL
9 65 (20.70%) CSS
10 53 (16.88%) jQuery
11 52 (16.56%) XSL
12 50 (15.92%) REST
13 46 (14.65%) Hibernate
14 43 (13.69%) JSP
14 43 (13.69%) WCF
15 38 (12.10%) Ajax
15 38 (12.10%) RESTful
16 37 (11.78%) ASP.NET
16 37 (11.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.83%) iPad
2 23 (7.32%) Social Media
2 23 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (7.01%) W3C
4 18 (5.73%) Data Conversion
5 15 (4.78%) N-Tier
6 12 (3.82%) Computer Science
7 10 (3.18%) Open Source
8 9 (2.87%) Semantic Web
9 8 (2.55%) Derivative
10 7 (2.23%) RIA
11 5 (1.59%) Taxonomies
12 4 (1.27%) Statistics
13 2 (0.64%) Clustering
13 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.64%) HACMP
13 2 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.64%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.64%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 39 (12.42%) Linux
2 35 (11.15%) Windows
3 24 (7.64%) UNIX
4 10 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.91%) CentOS
6 5 (1.59%) Fedora
7 4 (1.27%) Android
7 4 (1.27%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.64%) AIX
8 2 (0.64%) Solaris
9 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (21.97%) SOA
2 67 (21.34%) Scrum
2 67 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (19.43%) E-Commerce
4 59 (18.79%) Data Modelling
5 52 (16.56%) MVC
5 52 (16.56%) TDD
6 50 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (15.61%) UML
8 43 (13.69%) Unit Testing
9 36 (11.46%) Waterfall
10 34 (10.83%) OO
11 31 (9.87%) Project Management
12 27 (8.60%) Content Management
12 27 (8.60%) Integration Testing
12 27 (8.60%) EAI
13 26 (8.28%) ERP
14 25 (7.96%) ETL
14 25 (7.96%) Validation
14 25 (7.96%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 146 (46.50%) Java
2 105 (33.44%) SQL
3 71 (22.61%) C#
4 50 (15.92%) JavaScript
5 33 (10.51%) T-SQL
6 28 (8.92%) PL/SQL
7 20 (6.37%) Groovy
8 17 (5.41%) XPath
8 17 (5.41%) Python
9 13 (4.14%) XQuery
10 12 (3.82%) SPARQL
11 11 (3.50%) C++
12 9 (2.87%) C
12 9 (2.87%) PHP
13 6 (1.91%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.27%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.27%) Ruby
15 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.96%) VBA
15 3 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (8.92%) Degree
2 17 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.87%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.27%) MCSD
5 4 (1.27%) MCSE
5 4 (1.27%) MCTS
6 2 (0.64%) ISEB
7 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.32%) OCP
7 1 (0.32%) OCA
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.46%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.64%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (0.64%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (0.64%) WMI
3 1 (0.32%) Puppet
3 1 (0.32%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 123 (39.17%) Oracle
2 50 (15.92%) Microsoft
3 35 (11.15%) JBoss
4 24 (7.64%) Perforce
5 23 (7.32%) ATG
5 23 (7.32%) Endeca
6 16 (5.10%) hybris
7 15 (4.78%) IBM
8 10 (3.18%) webMethods
9 9 (2.87%) Sybase
10 8 (2.55%) SAP
10 8 (2.55%) TIBCO
11 6 (1.91%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.59%) Pega
12 5 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.27%) Remedy
13 4 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
13 4 (1.27%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.27%) CollabNet
13 4 (1.27%) Green Hat
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