The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Leeds region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 74 80 84
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing XSD 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.71% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £306 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+28.12% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
327 280 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 30.73% 30.87% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 165 263
Average daily rate £310 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £348 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.29% +127.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
XSD
West Yorkshire

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 24 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) REST
3 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
4 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) Spring
4 4 (57.14%) Spring MVC
4 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 4 (57.14%) JSP
4 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
4 4 (57.14%) JPA
5 3 (42.86%) Web Services
6 2 (28.57%) JSON
6 2 (28.57%) Java EE
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (28.57%) Web Design
6 2 (28.57%) SOAP
6 2 (28.57%) CSS
6 2 (28.57%) MySQL
6 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (28.57%) XSLT
6 2 (28.57%) JBoss
6 2 (28.57%) XHTML
6 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
6 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 1 (14.29%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 1 (14.29%) SOA
7 1 (14.29%) WSDL

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) AquaLogic Service Bus
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) AquaLogic
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) REST
3 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
4 4 (57.14%) Spring
4 4 (57.14%) Spring MVC
4 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 4 (57.14%) JSP
4 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
4 4 (57.14%) JPA
5 3 (42.86%) Web Services
6 2 (28.57%) JSON
6 2 (28.57%) Java EE
6 2 (28.57%) SOAP
6 2 (28.57%) CSS
6 2 (28.57%) XSLT
6 2 (28.57%) XHTML
7 1 (14.29%) WSDL
7 1 (14.29%) JMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Web Design
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO