The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Essex 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 44 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing XSD 10 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.00% 1.08% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.69% 3.73% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+28.12% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
130 134 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.95% 28.88% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 77 42
Average daily rate £425 £265 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.37% -8.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 26
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.66 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
XSD
East of England

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 24 July 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
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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
Brentwood - - - -
XSD
East of England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 17 (85.00%) Oracle
2 17 (85.00%) Oracle Database
3 15 (75.00%) Data Analysis
3 15 (75.00%) SQL
3 15 (75.00%) ETL
3 15 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (75.00%) EAI
4 10 (50.00%) Project Management
4 10 (50.00%) XML
4 10 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (40.00%) XML Schema
6 7 (35.00%) Time Management
6 7 (35.00%) Data Mapping
7 6 (30.00%) UML
8 5 (25.00%) QA
9 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
9 4 (20.00%) PowerDesigner
9 4 (20.00%) Migration
10 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
10 3 (15.00%) TopLink
10 3 (15.00%) Validation
10 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
10 3 (15.00%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (15.00%) OO
10 3 (15.00%) RAD
10 3 (15.00%) Web Services
10 3 (15.00%) Java
10 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
10 3 (15.00%) WSDL

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (85.00%) Oracle Database
2 15 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (10.00%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) PowerDesigner
2 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Analyst
2 10 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Data Modeller
4 2 (10.00%) Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) XML
2 8 (40.00%) XML Schema
3 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (15.00%) TopLink
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) WSDL
3 3 (15.00%) Java EE
4 2 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 15 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 15 (75.00%) ETL
2 15 (75.00%) EAI
3 10 (50.00%) Project Management
4 7 (35.00%) Time Management
4 7 (35.00%) Data Mapping
5 6 (30.00%) UML
6 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 4 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (15.00%) Validation
7 3 (15.00%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (15.00%) OO
7 3 (15.00%) RAD
7 3 (15.00%) SOA
8 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Oracle