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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank - 44 52
Contract jobs citing XSD 0 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 1.86% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 6.92% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £321
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +29.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
162 130 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.96% 26.92% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 76 75
Average daily rate £400 £410 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +51.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £281 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 20
Average hourly rate £38.00 £33.73 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +22.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £25.00 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) AWD
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Terracotta
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Rational Rose
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Software AG
3 1 (33.33%) webMethods

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) AWD
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Rose
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (33.33%) webMethods Developer
2 1 (33.33%) UML Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Software AG
1 1 (33.33%) webMethods
1 1 (33.33%) Terracotta