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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 36 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing XSD 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.56% 1.40% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.41% 5.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £37.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +64.44%

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
74 119 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.79% 27.80% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 75 75
Median daily rate £300 £424 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.20% +26.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +15.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Fleetwood - 4 £275 -
XSD
North West

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) SQL
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (93.75%) VB6
2 15 (93.75%) VB
3 11 (68.75%) VB.NET
3 11 (68.75%) T-SQL
3 11 (68.75%) HTML
3 11 (68.75%) XSL
3 11 (68.75%) CSS
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (31.25%) Entity Framework
4 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
4 5 (31.25%) WPF
4 5 (31.25%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) WinForms
4 5 (31.25%) Rational Robot
4 5 (31.25%) XSLT
4 5 (31.25%) ClearCase
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (18.75%) SOLID
6 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
7 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (12.50%) SOAP

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 2 (12.50%) ColdFusion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) ClearCase
1 5 (31.25%) Rational Robot
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 2 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (93.75%) .NET Developer
3 11 (68.75%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (18.75%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (18.75%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (18.75%) C# WPF Developer
5 3 (18.75%) WPF Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior WPF Developer
6 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
6 1 (6.25%) VB Developer
6 1 (6.25%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (6.25%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) XML
2 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 11 (68.75%) XSL
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
3 5 (31.25%) Entity Framework
3 5 (31.25%) WinForms
3 5 (31.25%) WPF
3 5 (31.25%) XSLT
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) TDD
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) SOLID
3 2 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (93.75%) VB
2 15 (93.75%) VB6
3 11 (68.75%) T-SQL
3 11 (68.75%) VB.NET
4 5 (31.25%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Perforce