The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 75 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XSD 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.12% - 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% - 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -60.00%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
218 137 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.95% 27.96% 35.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 72 186
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +13.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

XSD
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XSD across the Hertfordshire region.

XSD Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

XSD
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
XSD
East of England

XSD
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) XPath
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle