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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 49 36 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Contract jobs citing XSD 7 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.80% 3.70% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.03% 13.33% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £506 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +64.44%

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
116 135 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 29.82% 27.78% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 85 75
Median daily rate £463 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 13
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £36.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £62.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the Essex region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea -3 5 £525 -
XSD
East of England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) XML
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
2 5 (71.43%) SOAP
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
3 4 (57.14%) EJB
3 4 (57.14%) XSLT
3 4 (57.14%) JMS
3 4 (57.14%) SOA
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 4 (57.14%) Spring
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) JPA
3 4 (57.14%) EJB 3.0
3 4 (57.14%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (57.14%) EclipseLink
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) Confluence
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA

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 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 3 (42.86%) Confluence
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 1 (14.29%) SOA Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) SOA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) SOAP
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) EclipseLink
3 4 (57.14%) EJB
3 4 (57.14%) EJB 3.0
3 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
3 4 (57.14%) JMS
3 4 (57.14%) JPA
3 4 (57.14%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) Spring
3 4 (57.14%) XSLT
4 3 (42.86%) Middleware
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (28.57%) J2EE
5 2 (28.57%) XML Schema
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) JSON
6 1 (14.29%) JSON Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Mapping
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) EAI
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (28.57%) Project Governance
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP