The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 314 299 317
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Contract jobs citing XSD 109 116 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.47% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.52% 1.56% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 81 27
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£465 £460 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% +8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £363 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £11.00 £32.97
% change year-on-year
+96.18% -66.63%
XSD
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7160 7448 6824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.15% 30.48% 30.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5456 5442 4915
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 47 67
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in London

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in London

XSD
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSD across the London region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

XSD Daily Rate Histogram in London

XSD
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XSD across the London region.

XSD Hourly Rate Trend in London

XSD
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the London region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +16 16 £465 -5.82% 4
Hounslow - 1 - -
Bromley - - - - 2
Hayes - - - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 234 (97.10%) XML
2 150 (62.24%) Java
3 113 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (45.64%) HTML
5 108 (44.81%) Oracle
6 100 (41.49%) Web Services
7 87 (36.10%) SOAP
8 86 (35.68%) Scrum
9 82 (34.02%) TDD
10 80 (33.20%) XSL
11 77 (31.95%) Continuous Integration
12 76 (31.54%) E-Commerce
13 74 (30.71%) Maven
14 67 (27.80%) J2EE
14 67 (27.80%) JavaScript
14 67 (27.80%) SQL
15 63 (26.14%) Spring
16 62 (25.73%) XSLT
16 62 (25.73%) CSS
17 58 (24.07%) SOA
17 58 (24.07%) WSDL
17 58 (24.07%) Subversion
18 54 (22.41%) Linux
19 51 (21.16%) JBoss
20 50 (20.75%) WebLogic
21 48 (19.92%) Retail
21 48 (19.92%) Ant
22 47 (19.50%) .NET
22 47 (19.50%) RESTful
23 46 (19.09%) MVC

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 51 (21.16%) JBoss
2 50 (20.75%) WebLogic
3 36 (14.94%) Confluence
4 27 (11.20%) Apache
5 25 (10.37%) Tomcat
6 17 (7.05%) IIS
7 16 (6.64%) WebSphere
8 14 (5.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (4.56%) AquaLogic
10 10 (4.15%) CMS
11 9 (3.73%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.66%) Mule
13 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (1.66%) MS Office
3 3 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 13 (5.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.32%) SAP HR
3 7 (2.90%) Workday HCM
4 6 (2.49%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (1.24%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 3 (1.24%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.83%) AquaLogic BPM
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.41%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.24%) Force.com
2 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.39%) SNMP
2 7 (2.90%) HTTP
3 4 (1.66%) WinSCP
3 4 (1.66%) FTP
3 4 (1.66%) LDAP
4 2 (0.83%) AMQP
4 2 (0.83%) SSL
4 2 (0.83%) Internet
5 1 (0.41%) Intranet
5 1 (0.41%) DNS
5 1 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.28%) Oracle Database
2 31 (12.86%) SQL Server
3 24 (9.96%) Relational Database
4 21 (8.71%) MySQL
5 19 (7.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (6.22%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (5.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.49%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (2.07%) DB2
11 5 (2.07%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.66%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.66%) OLTP
12 4 (1.66%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (1.24%) OLAP
14 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 74 (30.71%) Maven
2 58 (24.07%) Subversion
3 48 (19.92%) Ant
4 38 (15.77%) JUnit
5 35 (14.52%) JIRA
6 28 (11.62%) Jenkins
7 25 (10.37%) Git (software)
8 13 (5.39%) Eclipse
9 7 (2.90%) Mockito
9 7 (2.90%) Selenium
10 5 (2.07%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.66%) jMock
11 4 (1.66%) EasyMock
11 4 (1.66%) PowerDesigner
12 3 (1.24%) Checkstyle
12 3 (1.24%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.24%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.24%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 48 (19.92%) Retail
2 38 (15.77%) Finance
3 31 (12.86%) Banking
4 12 (4.98%) Publishing
5 10 (4.15%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.73%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.32%) Marketing
8 7 (2.90%) Back Office
9 4 (1.66%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.24%) Front Office
11 2 (0.83%) Billing
12 1 (0.41%) Games
12 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 187 (77.59%) Developer
2 50 (20.75%) Java Developer
3 18 (7.47%) Senior Developer
3 18 (7.47%) Architect
4 16 (6.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 15 (6.22%) Middleware Developer
6 14 (5.81%) Hybris Developer
7 11 (4.56%) Oracle Developer
8 10 (4.15%) Java Engineer
9 8 (3.32%) Data Architect
10 7 (2.90%) Consultant
10 7 (2.90%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 6 (2.49%) CRM Developer
11 6 (2.49%) Lead Developer
11 6 (2.49%) Web Developer
11 6 (2.49%) Analyst
12 5 (2.07%) .NET Developer
12 5 (2.07%) SQL Developer
12 5 (2.07%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (97.10%) XML
2 110 (45.64%) HTML
3 100 (41.49%) Web Services
4 87 (36.10%) SOAP
5 80 (33.20%) XSL
6 67 (27.80%) J2EE
7 63 (26.14%) Spring
8 62 (25.73%) XSLT
8 62 (25.73%) CSS
9 58 (24.07%) WSDL
10 47 (19.50%) .NET
10 47 (19.50%) RESTful
11 43 (17.84%) JSP
11 43 (17.84%) Spring MVC
12 42 (17.43%) JSON
13 38 (15.77%) jQuery
14 37 (15.35%) Ajax
15 35 (14.52%) Hibernate
16 32 (13.28%) REST
17 26 (10.79%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.18%) iPad
2 36 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (14.11%) Social Media
4 8 (3.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (2.90%) W3C
5 7 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.49%) Data Integration
6 6 (2.49%) User Experience
7 4 (1.66%) Semantic Web
7 4 (1.66%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.66%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.66%) Derivative
8 3 (1.24%) Replication
8 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.24%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.24%) Data Conversion
8 3 (1.24%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.83%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.83%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 54 (22.41%) Linux
2 32 (13.28%) UNIX
3 6 (2.49%) Windows
4 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (35.68%) Scrum
3 82 (34.02%) TDD
4 77 (31.95%) Continuous Integration
5 76 (31.54%) E-Commerce
6 58 (24.07%) SOA
7 46 (19.09%) MVC
8 42 (17.43%) ERP
9 41 (17.01%) UML
10 37 (15.35%) Data Modelling
11 35 (14.52%) Waterfall
12 34 (14.11%) Content Management
13 23 (9.54%) Unit Testing
14 22 (9.13%) Validation
15 21 (8.71%) OO
16 19 (7.88%) Configuration Management
16 19 (7.88%) CRM
16 19 (7.88%) Migration
16 19 (7.88%) Performance Tuning
17 18 (7.47%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 150 (62.24%) Java
2 67 (27.80%) JavaScript
2 67 (27.80%) SQL
3 42 (17.43%) Groovy
4 31 (12.86%) PL/SQL
5 29 (12.03%) C#
6 21 (8.71%) XPath
7 17 (7.05%) VBScript
8 14 (5.81%) VB
8 14 (5.81%) VB6
9 10 (4.15%) XQuery
10 8 (3.32%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.07%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.66%) SPARQL
12 4 (1.66%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.66%) Python
13 3 (1.24%) Ruby
13 3 (1.24%) C
13 3 (1.24%) Perl
13 3 (1.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (9.13%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.98%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.15%) Degree
4 6 (2.49%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.30%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.41%) Basel II
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.07%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.83%) HDFS
3 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (7.05%) Puppet
2 4 (1.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.83%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.41%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 108 (44.81%) Oracle
2 38 (15.77%) ATG
3 35 (14.52%) Endeca
4 34 (14.11%) Perforce
5 28 (11.62%) Microsoft
6 16 (6.64%) Atlassian
7 15 (6.22%) hybris
8 13 (5.39%) IBM
9 12 (4.98%) Sybase
10 11 (4.56%) BEA
11 9 (3.73%) PeopleSoft
11 9 (3.73%) SAP
12 6 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.66%) VMware
14 3 (1.24%) ION Trading
14 3 (1.24%) Business Objects
14 3 (1.24%) Rackspace
14 3 (1.24%) Canoo
15 2 (0.83%) Axway
15 2 (0.83%) Altova
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