The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 44 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XSD 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.91% - 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.00% - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£363 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.43% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
80 102 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.22% 19.73% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 67 39
Average daily rate £350 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £46.00 £21.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.04% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £21.00 £36.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £21.00 £135.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Vacancies
Preston - 4 £363 -
XSD
North West

XSD
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) WSDL
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) DataPower
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) SNMP
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) WSDL
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) DataPower
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared