The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 53 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XSD 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.78% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.10% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£306 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 - £32.00
XSD
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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 Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
129 53 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 25.20% 17.91% 29.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 29 59
Average daily rate £375 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £346 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 8 (100.00%) XSLT
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) DHTML
3 6 (75.00%) Web Services
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
4 5 (62.50%) WCF
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
5 4 (50.00%) Java
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (37.50%) LINQ
6 3 (37.50%) IIS
6 3 (37.50%) C++
7 2 (25.00%) VB
7 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (25.00%) XPath
8 1 (12.50%) QA
8 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
8 1 (12.50%) Test Automation

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) TKPROF
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
3 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) XSLT
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) DHTML
3 6 (75.00%) Web Services
4 5 (62.50%) WCF
5 3 (37.50%) LINQ
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (12.50%) JDBC
7 1 (12.50%) SOAP
7 1 (12.50%) JMS
7 1 (12.50%) XML Schema
7 1 (12.50%) JAXB
7 1 (12.50%) Middleware
7 1 (12.50%) JPA
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) W3C
1 1 (12.50%) DTV
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) BPEL
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) RUP
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) VB
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (25.00%) XPath
6 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) SAP