The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 32 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing XSD 8 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.56% 1.44% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 5.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £325 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £403 £344
% change year-on-year
-3.10% +17.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
XSD
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
68 151 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.79% 27.16% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 104 59
Median daily rate £325 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £535 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £33.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +19.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

XSD Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

XSD
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Preston - 3 - -
Fleetwood - 1 £325 -
XSD
North West

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for XSD.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) VB
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) VB6
2 5 (62.50%) Rational Robot
2 5 (62.50%) WinForms
2 5 (62.50%) XSLT
2 5 (62.50%) ClearCase
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
2 5 (62.50%) WPF
2 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (62.50%) Entity Framework
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (37.50%) ColdFusion
4 3 (37.50%) XSL
4 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 3 (37.50%) ColdFusion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) ClearCase
1 5 (62.50%) Rational Robot
1 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (37.50%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (37.50%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (37.50%) C# WPF Developer
4 3 (37.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (37.50%) WPF Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
5 1 (12.50%) VB Developer
5 1 (12.50%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
2 5 (62.50%) Entity Framework
2 5 (62.50%) WinForms
2 5 (62.50%) WPF
2 5 (62.50%) XSLT
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Feasibility Study
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) SOLID
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) VB
1 8 (100.00%) VB6
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Perforce