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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 458 362 384
Rank change year-on-year
-96 +22
Contract jobs citing XSD 117 202 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.42% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 1.50% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 106 89
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£475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £340 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £535 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £394 £322
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +22.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
13812 13476 12888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.78% 28.14% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9443 8867 8294
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 194 319
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £21.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -61 50 £530 +6.00% 6
South East -11 31 £419 +6.34% 2
West Midlands 0 9 £575 +35.29% 1
North West -13 9 £500 -
South West -16 7 £455 +30.00% 3
East of England -13 4 £450 +28.57% 4
Midlands - 3 £600 -
Yorkshire -25 2 £413 - 2
East Midlands -25 2 £450 +31.38% 1
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 252 (93.33%) XML
2 129 (47.78%) Java
3 117 (43.33%) SOAP
4 112 (41.48%) Web Services
4 112 (41.48%) Oracle
5 98 (36.30%) WSDL
6 94 (34.81%) SOA
7 87 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
8 84 (31.11%) XSLT
9 77 (28.52%) SQL
10 61 (22.59%) JMS
11 57 (21.11%) REST
12 56 (20.74%) HTML
13 55 (20.37%) WebLogic
14 52 (19.26%) Oracle Database
15 51 (18.89%) XSL
15 51 (18.89%) Linux
16 48 (17.78%) Finance
17 47 (17.41%) Middleware
17 47 (17.41%) SQL Server
17 47 (17.41%) JavaScript
18 46 (17.04%) Maven
19 43 (15.93%) Continuous Integration
20 42 (15.56%) TDD
21 40 (14.81%) PL/SQL
21 40 (14.81%) J2EE
21 40 (14.81%) Microsoft
21 40 (14.81%) SDLC
22 39 (14.44%) Spring
23 38 (14.07%) Subversion

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 55 (20.37%) WebLogic
2 29 (10.74%) JBoss
3 26 (9.63%) WebSphere
4 20 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 15 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
6 11 (4.07%) Confluence
6 11 (4.07%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (3.70%) CMS
8 9 (3.33%) IIS
9 8 (2.96%) Tomcat
10 7 (2.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 7 (2.59%) Mule
11 4 (1.48%) Apache
11 4 (1.48%) NetWeaver
11 4 (1.48%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (1.48%) AquaLogic
12 3 (1.11%) LiveCycle
13 2 (0.74%) Oracle BPEL
13 2 (0.74%) Exstream Dialogue
13 2 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.85%) MS Office
4 4 (1.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.74%) SPSS
5 2 (0.74%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 16 (5.93%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.48%) AquaLogic BPM
4 3 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.74%) Exstream
6 1 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.37%) AWD
6 1 (0.37%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.37%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) PaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Office 365
3 1 (0.37%) IaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.70%) SNMP
2 8 (2.96%) HTTP
2 8 (2.96%) SSL
3 6 (2.22%) Firewall
4 5 (1.85%) Intranet
4 5 (1.85%) Internet
4 5 (1.85%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.48%) LDAP
5 4 (1.48%) DMZ
5 4 (1.48%) Skype
6 3 (1.11%) FTP
7 2 (0.74%) LAN
7 2 (0.74%) WAN
7 2 (0.74%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.37%) NAS
8 1 (0.37%) Extranet
8 1 (0.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (19.26%) Oracle Database
2 47 (17.41%) SQL Server
3 38 (14.07%) Oracle Database 11g
4 31 (11.48%) Relational Database
5 20 (7.41%) DB2
6 13 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (3.70%) MySQL
8 9 (3.33%) NoSQL
8 9 (3.33%) Big Data
9 8 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.96%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (2.59%) OLTP
10 7 (2.59%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.59%) OLAP
11 5 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.85%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.85%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (1.48%) TKPROF
12 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (17.04%) Maven
2 38 (14.07%) SoapUI
2 38 (14.07%) Subversion
3 36 (13.33%) JUnit
4 29 (10.74%) Git (software)
5 20 (7.41%) Ant
6 18 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (5.56%) Selenium
8 13 (4.81%) JIRA
8 13 (4.81%) Jenkins
9 11 (4.07%) Visual Studio
10 10 (3.70%) Eclipse
10 10 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (3.70%) Checkstyle
10 10 (3.70%) FindBugs
10 10 (3.70%) Gradle
11 9 (3.33%) XMLSpy
12 5 (1.85%) Fiddler
12 5 (1.85%) Mercurial
13 4 (1.48%) Axure RP
General
1 48 (17.78%) Finance
2 33 (12.22%) Retail
3 19 (7.04%) Banking
4 14 (5.19%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.59%) Marketing
6 4 (1.48%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.48%) Publishing
6 4 (1.48%) Front Office
7 3 (1.11%) Back Office
7 3 (1.11%) Electronics
7 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 154 (57.04%) Developer
2 47 (17.41%) Architect
3 41 (15.19%) Java Developer
4 24 (8.89%) Designer
5 23 (8.52%) Analyst
6 18 (6.67%) Integration Architect
7 17 (6.30%) Oracle Developer
8 14 (5.19%) Consultant
9 13 (4.81%) SOA Developer
10 12 (4.44%) webMethods Developer
11 10 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Developer
11 10 (3.70%) Test Analyst
11 10 (3.70%) C# Developer
12 9 (3.33%) Senior Developer
13 7 (2.59%) .NET Developer
14 6 (2.22%) Data Architect
14 6 (2.22%) Technical Architect
14 6 (2.22%) SOA Architect
15 5 (1.85%) Integration Consultant
15 5 (1.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (93.33%) XML
2 117 (43.33%) SOAP
3 112 (41.48%) Web Services
4 98 (36.30%) WSDL
5 84 (31.11%) XSLT
6 61 (22.59%) JMS
7 57 (21.11%) REST
8 56 (20.74%) HTML
9 51 (18.89%) XSL
10 47 (17.41%) Middleware
11 40 (14.81%) J2EE
12 39 (14.44%) Spring
13 34 (12.59%) .NET
14 29 (10.74%) CSS
15 28 (10.37%) JSON
16 25 (9.26%) Ajax
17 24 (8.89%) XML Schema
18 23 (8.52%) RESTful
19 20 (7.41%) JPA
19 20 (7.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.67%) DataPower
3 15 (5.56%) Social Media
3 15 (5.56%) iPad
4 11 (4.07%) W3C
5 9 (3.33%) Replication
6 7 (2.59%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.59%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.22%) User Experience
8 5 (1.85%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.48%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.48%) Web 2.0
9 4 (1.48%) Clustering
9 4 (1.48%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.48%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.11%) Derivative
10 3 (1.11%) DTV
10 3 (1.11%) NHS
10 3 (1.11%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 51 (18.89%) Linux
2 24 (8.89%) UNIX
3 10 (3.70%) Windows
4 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.74%) AIX
5 2 (0.74%) Solaris
6 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (34.81%) SOA
2 87 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (15.93%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (15.56%) TDD
5 40 (14.81%) SDLC
6 35 (12.96%) Scrum
6 35 (12.96%) OO
7 33 (12.22%) E-Commerce
8 29 (10.74%) UML
9 25 (9.26%) Data Modelling
10 24 (8.89%) BPEL
11 22 (8.15%) Open Source
12 21 (7.78%) Content Management
13 19 (7.04%) Integration Testing
14 18 (6.67%) ERP
14 18 (6.67%) Waterfall
14 18 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
15 16 (5.93%) Use Case
16 15 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (5.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 129 (47.78%) Java
2 77 (28.52%) SQL
3 47 (17.41%) JavaScript
4 40 (14.81%) PL/SQL
5 27 (10.00%) C#
6 16 (5.93%) XPath
7 15 (5.56%) Groovy
8 10 (3.70%) XQuery
9 8 (2.96%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.85%) Perl
10 5 (1.85%) PHP
10 5 (1.85%) Python
11 4 (1.48%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.48%) Ruby
11 4 (1.48%) C
11 4 (1.48%) VBScript
11 4 (1.48%) VB
11 4 (1.48%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.11%) VB6
13 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.07%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.96%) Degree
4 4 (1.48%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.74%) QA
2 7 (2.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) COBIT
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.11%) HDFS
2 3 (1.11%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (4.07%) CA LISA
2 6 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (1.48%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.48%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.48%) Oracle Flashback
5 3 (1.11%) Oracle EDQ
6 2 (0.74%) Ansible
6 2 (0.74%) WMI
6 2 (0.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 112 (41.48%) Oracle
2 40 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 32 (11.85%) webMethods
4 28 (10.37%) IBM
5 17 (6.30%) ATG
5 17 (6.30%) Endeca
6 15 (5.56%) Perforce
6 15 (5.56%) TIBCO
7 14 (5.19%) Adobe
7 14 (5.19%) Software AG
8 11 (4.07%) Green Hat
8 11 (4.07%) Solace
9 9 (3.33%) SAP
10 8 (2.96%) HP
11 6 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
11 6 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.85%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.85%) BEA
12 5 (1.85%) Sybase
12 5 (1.85%) Axway
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