The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 38 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing XSD 17 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.23% 0.23% 2.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.56% 0.97% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Average daily rate £400 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £22.04 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+67.87% -48.14%
XSD
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
147 103 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 27.89% 23.30% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 59 78
Average daily rate £413 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 19
Average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XSD across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XSD across the Essex region.

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Essex

XSD
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XSD across the Essex region.

XSD Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

XSD
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the Essex region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Southend-on-Sea - 2 - -
Brentwood +4 1 - -
XSD
East of England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 17 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (88.24%) SOA
3 14 (82.35%) Web Services
3 14 (82.35%) Google
3 14 (82.35%) JSON
3 14 (82.35%) Open Source
3 14 (82.35%) WSO2
3 14 (82.35%) Apache Camel
3 14 (82.35%) REST
4 12 (70.59%) XSLT
4 12 (70.59%) MySQL
4 12 (70.59%) Oracle
4 12 (70.59%) SOAP
5 10 (58.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (58.82%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) Apache
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (17.65%) Mockito
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (17.65%) EasyMock
7 3 (17.65%) Middleware
8 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.76%) Process Management
8 2 (11.76%) Scrum
8 2 (11.76%) PowerDesigner
8 2 (11.76%) XML Schema
8 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
8 2 (11.76%) UML

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 10 (58.82%) Apache ServiceMix
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (23.53%) Apache
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) EasyMock
1 3 (17.65%) Mockito
2 2 (11.76%) PowerDesigner
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) SOA Developer
3 6 (35.29%) XML Developer
4 4 (23.53%) XML XSLT Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Lead Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum Master
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Software Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Web Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) webMethods Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) XML
2 14 (82.35%) Apache Camel
2 14 (82.35%) JSON
2 14 (82.35%) REST
2 14 (82.35%) Web Services
3 12 (70.59%) SOAP
3 12 (70.59%) XSLT
4 3 (17.65%) Middleware
5 2 (11.76%) XML Schema
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) SOA
2 14 (82.35%) Open Source
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Coaching
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (11.76%) Process Management
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Google
1 14 (82.35%) WSO2
2 12 (70.59%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Software AG
3 1 (5.88%) Terracotta
3 1 (5.88%) webMethods