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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank - 44 -
Contract jobs citing XSD 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.91% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £363 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £406 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.23% +14.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £52.50
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
82 79 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.76% 18.00% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 58 66
Median daily rate £353 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £570 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 2
Median hourly rate £42.63 £46.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% +119.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) XSLT
1 6 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 6 (100.00%) WinForms
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Project Planning
2 5 (83.33%) SOLID
3 4 (66.67%) Rational Robot
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (33.33%) Avionics
5 2 (33.33%) VB
5 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (33.33%) Military
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) VB6

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (66.67%) Rational Robot
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Avionics
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ClearCase Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior WinForms Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior WPF Developer
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 6 (100.00%) WinForms
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Project Planning
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) SOLID
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle