The first table below looks at the demand for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Lancashire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 48 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Contract jobs citing XSD 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.24% 0.96% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.23% 3.77% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £363 £288 £446
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -35.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
81 53 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.29% 25.36% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 32 58
Average daily rate £375 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% +62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XSD
North West

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

XSD
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) JPA
2 2 (66.67%) Spring MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SAML
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Autofac

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) JPA
2 2 (66.67%) Spring MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) SAML
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Autofac
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft