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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 454 484 404
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -80
Contract jobs citing XSD 177 123 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.24% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 0.85% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 74 101
Median daily rate £463 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +7.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £315 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £621 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £444 £410
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
14717 14461 13383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.48% 28.02% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10382 9927 8802
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 £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 207 189
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +12 79 £475 -5.00% 10
South West +48 45 £600 +31.86% 1
South East -18 16 £410 -2.08% 3
North West -7 12 £394 -21.20% 2
West Midlands -21 9 £400 -30.43% 1
East Midlands +8 8 £463 +2.77% 3
Yorkshire +7 5 £425 +3.03% 3
East of England +19 3 - - 3
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 335 (87.70%) XML
2 192 (50.26%) Java
3 191 (50.00%) Web Services
4 164 (42.93%) SOAP
5 160 (41.88%) SOA
6 151 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
6 151 (39.53%) REST
7 140 (36.65%) WSDL
8 131 (34.29%) Oracle
9 106 (27.75%) SQL
10 101 (26.44%) JavaScript
11 91 (23.82%) JSON
12 89 (23.30%) Scrum
13 87 (22.77%) XSLT
14 80 (20.94%) Data Modelling
15 76 (19.90%) Spring
16 68 (17.80%) Security Cleared
16 68 (17.80%) HTML
17 65 (17.02%) JMS
18 63 (16.49%) SoapUI
19 62 (16.23%) XSL
19 62 (16.23%) Linux
20 61 (15.97%) Finance
21 59 (15.45%) UML
21 59 (15.45%) Git (software)
22 56 (14.66%) J2EE
22 56 (14.66%) CSS
23 55 (14.40%) JSP
24 52 (13.61%) .NET
24 52 (13.61%) WebSphere

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 52 (13.61%) WebSphere
2 37 (9.69%) WebLogic
3 30 (7.85%) Confluence
3 30 (7.85%) Oracle Service Bus
4 20 (5.24%) JBoss
4 20 (5.24%) Tomcat
5 18 (4.71%) Apache
5 18 (4.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 14 (3.66%) IIS
6 14 (3.66%) Mule
7 12 (3.14%) Apache ServiceMix
8 9 (2.36%) CMS
8 9 (2.36%) MQSeries
9 8 (2.09%) CICS
9 8 (2.09%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (1.83%) Mule ESB
11 6 (1.57%) IBM Transformation Extender
11 6 (1.57%) Liferay
11 6 (1.57%) SharePoint
12 5 (1.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 16 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.09%) MS Office
3 6 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.05%) PaintShop Pro
4 4 (1.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (3.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (2.62%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.79%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.26%) FastStats
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.50%) GitHub
2 4 (1.05%) Amazon S3
2 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (12.83%) HTTP
2 19 (4.97%) SNMP
3 15 (3.93%) LDAP
4 10 (2.62%) HTTPS
5 9 (2.36%) FTP
5 9 (2.36%) SSL
5 9 (2.36%) WinSCP
6 8 (2.09%) SAN
7 7 (1.83%) DVB
8 5 (1.31%) Internet
9 2 (0.52%) AMQP
9 2 (0.52%) DMZ
9 2 (0.52%) Firewall
9 2 (0.52%) SMS
9 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.21%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.90%) MySQL
2 34 (8.90%) Oracle Database
3 23 (6.02%) DB2
4 19 (4.97%) NoSQL
5 14 (3.66%) MongoDB
5 14 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (3.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (2.88%) Oracle Database 12c
8 11 (2.88%) Star Schema
9 10 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.83%) Big Data
10 7 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (1.57%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.57%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 63 (16.49%) SoapUI
2 59 (15.45%) Git (software)
3 51 (13.35%) Maven
4 46 (12.04%) Jenkins
4 46 (12.04%) JUnit
5 44 (11.52%) JIRA
5 44 (11.52%) Subversion
6 28 (7.33%) Eclipse
7 22 (5.76%) Selenium
8 19 (4.97%) Mockito
8 19 (4.97%) Visual Studio
9 18 (4.71%) ClearCase
9 18 (4.71%) PHPUnit
10 17 (4.45%) Cucumber
10 17 (4.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (3.40%) XMLSpy
12 9 (2.36%) EasyMock
12 9 (2.36%) Hudson
13 8 (2.09%) JMeter
14 7 (1.83%) IntelliJ
General
1 61 (15.97%) Finance
2 38 (9.95%) Banking
3 31 (8.12%) Telecoms
4 22 (5.76%) Marketing
5 18 (4.71%) Manufacturing
6 17 (4.45%) Investment Banking
7 15 (3.93%) Electronics
8 13 (3.40%) Retail
9 11 (2.88%) Front Office
10 5 (1.31%) International Banking
10 5 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.05%) Automotive
12 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.52%) Back Office
12 2 (0.52%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.52%) French Language
12 2 (0.52%) Publishing
12 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 200 (52.36%) Developer
2 102 (26.70%) Architect
3 81 (21.20%) Java Developer
4 46 (12.04%) Designer
5 29 (7.59%) Solutions Designer
6 26 (6.81%) Senior Developer
6 26 (6.81%) XML Developer
7 25 (6.54%) Data Architect
8 23 (6.02%) Lead Developer
8 23 (6.02%) SOA Designer
9 22 (5.76%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (5.24%) .NET Developer
11 19 (4.97%) SOA Solution Designer
12 16 (4.19%) Integration Architect
13 15 (3.93%) SQL Developer
14 14 (3.66%) Hybris Developer
14 14 (3.66%) SOA Developer
15 12 (3.14%) SOA Architect
15 12 (3.14%) Telecoms Architect
15 12 (3.14%) Telecoms Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (87.70%) XML
2 191 (50.00%) Web Services
3 164 (42.93%) SOAP
4 151 (39.53%) REST
5 140 (36.65%) WSDL
6 91 (23.82%) JSON
7 87 (22.77%) XSLT
8 76 (19.90%) Spring
9 68 (17.80%) HTML
10 65 (17.02%) JMS
11 62 (16.23%) XSL
12 56 (14.66%) CSS
12 56 (14.66%) J2EE
13 55 (14.40%) JSP
14 52 (13.61%) .NET
15 44 (11.52%) Hibernate
15 44 (11.52%) Middleware
16 39 (10.21%) Java EE
17 36 (9.42%) Ajax
18 33 (8.64%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.71%) DataPower
3 16 (4.19%) NHS
4 10 (2.62%) Fat Client
4 10 (2.62%) Interactive TV
4 10 (2.62%) Thin Client
5 9 (2.36%) Fixed Income
6 8 (2.09%) Data Integration
6 8 (2.09%) Mainframe
6 8 (2.09%) PMI
6 8 (2.09%) Private Cloud
7 7 (1.83%) IBM Mainframe
7 7 (1.83%) MPEG
7 7 (1.83%) User Experience
8 6 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.57%) iPad
8 6 (1.57%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.57%) SWIFT
9 5 (1.31%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.31%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (16.23%) Linux
2 39 (10.21%) Windows
3 34 (8.90%) Unix
4 13 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.62%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (41.88%) SOA
2 151 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (23.30%) Scrum
4 80 (20.94%) Data Modelling
5 59 (15.45%) UML
6 51 (13.35%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (12.30%) OO
8 46 (12.04%) Migration
9 45 (11.78%) TDD
10 43 (11.26%) MVC
11 42 (10.99%) SDLC
12 38 (9.95%) TOGAF
13 35 (9.16%) E-Commerce
14 32 (8.38%) Open Source
15 31 (8.12%) MODAF
16 28 (7.33%) Zachman Framework
17 27 (7.07%) Integration Testing
18 25 (6.54%) Automated Testing
18 25 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
19 24 (6.28%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 192 (50.26%) Java
2 106 (27.75%) SQL
3 101 (26.44%) JavaScript
4 47 (12.30%) C#
5 21 (5.50%) PL/SQL
6 18 (4.71%) PHP
7 17 (4.45%) Shell Script
8 16 (4.19%) C
8 16 (4.19%) C++
9 14 (3.66%) T-SQL
9 14 (3.66%) XPath
10 13 (3.40%) VB.NET
11 10 (2.62%) ANSI C
12 9 (2.36%) Python
13 8 (2.09%) Assembly Language
13 8 (2.09%) COBOL
13 8 (2.09%) VB
14 7 (1.83%) XAML
14 7 (1.83%) XQuery
15 5 (1.31%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 68 (17.80%) Security Cleared
2 44 (11.52%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.93%) Degree
3 15 (3.93%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.36%) PMI Certification
5 8 (2.09%) MCSA
5 8 (2.09%) MCSD
5 8 (2.09%) MCSE
5 8 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.31%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.52%) CISSP
8 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.90%) QA
2 21 (5.50%) HL7
3 8 (2.09%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.83%) SEPA
5 1 (0.26%) FATCA
5 1 (0.26%) ISO20022
System Software
1 26 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (6.28%) Xen
3 20 (5.24%) Docker
4 8 (2.09%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.83%) Active Directory
6 5 (1.31%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (6.28%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (2.36%) Puppet
3 8 (2.09%) logstash
3 8 (2.09%) Piwik
4 6 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.31%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.05%) Nagios
7 3 (0.79%) TIBCO Hawk
8 1 (0.26%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (0.26%) CloudHub
8 1 (0.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 131 (34.29%) Oracle
2 51 (13.35%) Microsoft
3 40 (10.47%) IBM
4 29 (7.59%) VMware
5 24 (6.28%) Citrix
6 19 (4.97%) SAP
7 17 (4.45%) WSO2
8 14 (3.66%) Google
8 14 (3.66%) hybris
9 11 (2.88%) Pega
10 10 (2.62%) Canoo
10 10 (2.62%) HP
10 10 (2.62%) Informatica
10 10 (2.62%) OpenTV
10 10 (2.62%) TIBCO
11 8 (2.09%) Chordiant
12 7 (1.83%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.57%) Remedy
13 6 (1.57%) Sun
14 5 (1.31%) webMethods
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