The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 46 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing XSD 8 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.87% 0.57% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.35% 1.55% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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
126 193 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 29.44% 36.48% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 102 83
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 10
Median hourly rate £30.50 £39.30 £35.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.39% +9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.00 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.85 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Essex region with a requirement for XSD.

1 25 (100.00%) XML
2 23 (92.00%) SOA
3 22 (88.00%) Web Services
3 22 (88.00%) Google
3 22 (88.00%) JSON
3 22 (88.00%) Open Source
3 22 (88.00%) WSO2
3 22 (88.00%) Apache Camel
3 22 (88.00%) REST
4 20 (80.00%) Oracle
5 19 (76.00%) SOAP
5 19 (76.00%) MySQL
5 19 (76.00%) XSLT
6 18 (72.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 18 (72.00%) Apache ServiceMix
7 11 (44.00%) Java
8 10 (40.00%) Middleware
8 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (40.00%) EasyMock
8 10 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
8 10 (40.00%) Oracle Service Bus
8 10 (40.00%) Mockito
9 4 (16.00%) Apache
10 3 (12.00%) Process Management
10 3 (12.00%) Scrum
10 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
11 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
11 2 (8.00%) Coaching
11 2 (8.00%) Logical Data Model

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 18 (72.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (40.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (16.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) EasyMock
1 10 (40.00%) Mockito
2 2 (8.00%) PowerDesigner
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) SOA Developer
3 11 (44.00%) XML Developer
4 10 (40.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (16.00%) XML XSLT Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Lead Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum Master
7 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Software Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Web Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) webMethods Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) XML
2 22 (88.00%) Apache Camel
2 22 (88.00%) JSON
2 22 (88.00%) REST
2 22 (88.00%) Web Services
3 19 (76.00%) SOAP
3 19 (76.00%) XSLT
4 10 (40.00%) Middleware
5 2 (8.00%) XML Schema
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) SOA
2 22 (88.00%) Open Source
3 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Process Management
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) Coaching
5 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.00%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.00%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (8.00%) UML
6 1 (4.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Google
1 22 (88.00%) WSO2
2 20 (80.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Software AG
3 1 (4.00%) Terracotta
3 1 (4.00%) webMethods