The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 104 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -
Contract jobs citing XSD 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.064% 0.45% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 1.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £394 £322
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +22.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
XSD
West Yorkshire

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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
424 390 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.01% 34.79% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 276 157
Average daily rate £330 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.46% -65.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.00 £43.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 8 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) XSLT
4 4 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (50.00%) Service Management
4 4 (50.00%) ITSM
4 4 (50.00%) Ruby
4 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (37.50%) Coaching
5 3 (37.50%) REST
5 3 (37.50%) Matrix Management
5 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) NHS
5 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
5 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (37.50%) SOAP
6 2 (25.00%) OLAP
6 2 (25.00%) UML
6 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (25.00%) ETL
6 2 (25.00%) SAS
6 2 (25.00%) ROLAP

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) OLAP
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) MOLAP
2 2 (25.00%) ROLAP
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
2 1 (12.50%) XMLSpy
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics Architect
3 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) XSLT
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) NHS
1 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
1 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
2 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 2 (25.00%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) ITSM
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Coaching
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) Matrix Management
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Web Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Loose Coupling
4 2 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (25.00%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) HP