The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 347 369 307
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -62
Contract jobs citing XSD 81 64 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.27% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.10% 0.86% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 41 72
Median daily rate £475 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £410
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
7354 7405 7325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.17% 31.42% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5540 5397 5229
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 51 42
Median hourly rate £44.13 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.13% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £62.50 £50.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 28 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +35 7 £475 +2.70% 2
Canary Wharf - 3 - -
Docklands, London +14 2 £485 +46.96%
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 London region with a requirement for XSD.

1 157 (86.26%) XML
2 115 (63.19%) Java
3 82 (45.05%) Web Services
4 72 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (36.81%) Scrum
5 67 (36.81%) REST
6 64 (35.16%) SOAP
7 63 (34.62%) JavaScript
8 59 (32.42%) SQL
9 56 (30.77%) XSLT
10 54 (29.67%) Spring
11 53 (29.12%) SOA
12 47 (25.82%) XSL
12 47 (25.82%) Oracle
12 47 (25.82%) Git (software)
13 46 (25.27%) JMS
14 44 (24.18%) HTML
15 43 (23.63%) JSON
16 42 (23.08%) UML
17 41 (22.53%) J2EE
18 40 (21.98%) CSS
18 40 (21.98%) Java EE
19 39 (21.43%) Finance
19 39 (21.43%) Linux
20 38 (20.88%) OO
20 38 (20.88%) JSP
20 38 (20.88%) WSDL
21 36 (19.78%) TDD
22 34 (18.68%) HTTP
22 34 (18.68%) JUnit

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 28 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 20 (10.99%) WebLogic
3 15 (8.24%) Apache
4 10 (5.49%) Confluence
4 10 (5.49%) Oracle Service Bus
4 10 (5.49%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.40%) CMS
5 8 (4.40%) IIS
5 8 (4.40%) Mule
5 8 (4.40%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (3.30%) Liferay
7 5 (2.75%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 5 (2.75%) JBoss
7 5 (2.75%) MQSeries
7 5 (2.75%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (2.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (2.20%) Documentum
8 4 (2.20%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.10%) JCAPS
9 2 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (2.20%) PaintShop Pro
1 4 (2.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (4.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.65%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.65%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.30%) GitHub
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (18.68%) HTTP
2 18 (9.89%) SNMP
3 13 (7.14%) LDAP
4 6 (3.30%) DVB
4 6 (3.30%) HTTPS
5 5 (2.75%) FTP
5 5 (2.75%) WinSCP
6 2 (1.10%) DMZ
7 1 (0.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 15 (8.24%) DB2
2 15 (8.24%) NoSQL
2 15 (8.24%) SQL Server
3 13 (7.14%) MySQL
4 12 (6.59%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.49%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (3.30%) Big Data
8 6 (3.30%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.65%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.10%) OLAP
13 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (25.82%) Git (software)
2 34 (18.68%) JUnit
3 33 (18.13%) Maven
4 30 (16.48%) SoapUI
5 25 (13.74%) Subversion
6 23 (12.64%) JIRA
7 22 (12.09%) Eclipse
8 19 (10.44%) Jenkins
9 17 (9.34%) PHPUnit
10 15 (8.24%) Selenium
11 13 (7.14%) Cucumber
12 9 (4.95%) XMLSpy
13 8 (4.40%) ClearCase
14 7 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (3.85%) Mockito
14 7 (3.85%) Protractor
14 7 (3.85%) Visual Studio
15 4 (2.20%) JMeter
15 4 (2.20%) VisualAge
15 4 (2.20%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 39 (21.43%) Finance
2 31 (17.03%) Banking
3 15 (8.24%) Marketing
4 14 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 11 (6.04%) Front Office
5 11 (6.04%) Retail
5 11 (6.04%) Telecoms
6 9 (4.95%) Electronics
6 9 (4.95%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (2.75%) International Banking
9 2 (1.10%) Back Office
10 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (58.24%) Developer
2 46 (25.27%) Architect
3 44 (24.18%) Java Developer
4 16 (8.79%) Lead Developer
4 16 (8.79%) XML Developer
5 15 (8.24%) Senior Developer
6 14 (7.69%) Software Architect
7 12 (6.59%) Data Architect
8 11 (6.04%) Integration Architect
8 11 (6.04%) Java Architect
9 9 (4.95%) Hybris Developer
10 8 (4.40%) Designer
10 8 (4.40%) MongoDB Developer
10 8 (4.40%) SQL Developer
11 7 (3.85%) Agile Developer
11 7 (3.85%) WebLogic Architect
12 6 (3.30%) Java Engineer
12 6 (3.30%) PHP Developer
12 6 (3.30%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (3.30%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (86.26%) XML
2 82 (45.05%) Web Services
3 67 (36.81%) REST
4 64 (35.16%) SOAP
5 56 (30.77%) XSLT
6 54 (29.67%) Spring
7 47 (25.82%) XSL
8 46 (25.27%) JMS
9 44 (24.18%) HTML
10 43 (23.63%) JSON
11 41 (22.53%) J2EE
12 40 (21.98%) CSS
12 40 (21.98%) Java EE
13 38 (20.88%) JSP
13 38 (20.88%) WSDL
14 27 (14.84%) Ajax
15 25 (13.74%) .NET
16 23 (12.64%) Hibernate
17 22 (12.09%) RESTful
18 21 (11.54%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.95%) Fat Client
2 9 (4.95%) Fixed Income
2 9 (4.95%) Interactive TV
2 9 (4.95%) Thin Client
3 7 (3.85%) Data Integration
4 6 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.30%) MPEG
5 5 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.75%) Grid Computing
5 5 (2.75%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.75%) SWIFT
6 4 (2.20%) DataPower
6 4 (2.20%) User Experience
7 3 (1.65%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.65%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.10%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.55%) Fintech
9 1 (0.55%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.55%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 39 (21.43%) Linux
2 20 (10.99%) Unix
3 11 (6.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (36.81%) Scrum
3 53 (29.12%) SOA
4 42 (23.08%) UML
5 38 (20.88%) OO
6 36 (19.78%) TDD
7 33 (18.13%) Data Modelling
8 27 (14.84%) SDLC
9 24 (13.19%) E-Commerce
10 22 (12.09%) MVC
11 20 (10.99%) Defect Tracking
11 20 (10.99%) Multithreading
12 16 (8.79%) Open Source
12 16 (8.79%) Static Code Analysis
13 15 (8.24%) Automated Testing
14 14 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (7.69%) Integration Testing
15 13 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (7.14%) DevOps
16 12 (6.59%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 115 (63.19%) Java
2 63 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 59 (32.42%) SQL
4 19 (10.44%) C#
5 17 (9.34%) PHP
6 15 (8.24%) PL/SQL
7 9 (4.95%) ANSI C
7 9 (4.95%) C
7 9 (4.95%) T-SQL
7 9 (4.95%) XPath
8 8 (4.40%) C++
9 7 (3.85%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.75%) ActionScript
11 4 (2.20%) Apex Code
11 4 (2.20%) SOQL
11 4 (2.20%) VB
11 4 (2.20%) VB6
11 4 (2.20%) VBScript
12 3 (1.65%) Korn
12 3 (1.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.14%) Degree
3 10 (5.49%) DV Cleared
4 9 (4.95%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.10%) CISSP
6 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.34%) QA
2 6 (3.30%) SEPA
3 5 (2.75%) HL7
4 2 (1.10%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.55%) FATCA
5 1 (0.55%) ISO20022
System Software
1 8 (4.40%) Docker
2 2 (1.10%) Firmware
3 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.65%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.55%) CloudHub
3 1 (0.55%) Control-M
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (25.82%) Oracle
2 21 (11.54%) IBM
3 11 (6.04%) Pega
4 10 (5.49%) Canoo
4 10 (5.49%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.95%) hybris
5 9 (4.95%) OpenTV
5 9 (4.95%) SAP
5 9 (4.95%) TIBCO
6 7 (3.85%) Informatica
7 5 (2.75%) DataSynapse
7 5 (2.75%) HP
7 5 (2.75%) Remedy
8 4 (2.20%) Pegasus
8 4 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.65%) Solace
10 2 (1.10%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.10%) MuleSoft
10 2 (1.10%) Splunk
11 1 (0.55%) webMethods
East London
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago