The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 101 94 81
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing XSD 6 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.39% 0.51% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 1.53% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £1,000 £450 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% +35.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.30 £42.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-23.09% -20.00%
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
582 457 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.57% 33.48% 40.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 294 343
Median daily rate £420 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSD across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

XSD Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 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 Leeds region with a requirement for XSD.

1 12 (92.31%) WSDL
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
3 10 (76.92%) Puppet
3 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
3 10 (76.92%) DevOps
3 10 (76.92%) API Design
3 10 (76.92%) Java
4 9 (69.23%) Microservices
4 9 (69.23%) Piwik
4 9 (69.23%) logstash
4 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
4 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) API Development
6 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
7 3 (23.08%) SOAP
7 3 (23.08%) Web Services
7 3 (23.08%) XML
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) Selenium
8 2 (15.38%) FitNesse
8 2 (15.38%) Test Management
8 2 (15.38%) .NET
8 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
8 2 (15.38%) User Stories
8 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
8 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 2 (15.38%) FitNesse
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
3 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
4 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) WSDL
2 3 (23.08%) SOAP
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) WinForms
4 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
3 10 (76.92%) API Design
3 10 (76.92%) DevOps
4 9 (69.23%) Microservices
5 5 (38.46%) API Development
6 2 (15.38%) Test Management
6 2 (15.38%) User Stories
7 1 (7.69%) ATDD
7 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.69%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
7 1 (7.69%) MVC
7 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
7 1 (7.69%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Puppet
2 9 (69.23%) logstash
2 9 (69.23%) Piwik
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft