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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 337 370 326
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -44
Contract jobs citing XSD 97 61 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.27% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.27% 0.83% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 41 64
Median daily rate £470 £458 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £385 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-14.41% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £22.04
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
7633 7356 7325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.17% 32.93% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5753 5579 5576
Median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 41 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -35.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +4 11 £525 +10.52% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 165 (92.70%) XML
2 106 (59.55%) Java
3 103 (57.87%) Web Services
4 87 (48.88%) SQL
5 83 (46.63%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (42.70%) XSLT
7 71 (39.89%) SOAP
8 69 (38.76%) JavaScript
8 69 (38.76%) JSON
8 69 (38.76%) REST
9 66 (37.08%) HTML
10 63 (35.39%) Oracle
11 62 (34.83%) TDD
12 58 (32.58%) Spring
13 56 (31.46%) CSS
14 54 (30.34%) Maven
15 53 (29.78%) Linux
16 52 (29.21%) Finance
17 50 (28.09%) JMS
18 49 (27.53%) XPath
19 47 (26.40%) Unix
19 47 (26.40%) JUnit
19 47 (26.40%) Git (software)
20 43 (24.16%) Scrum
20 43 (24.16%) MVC
20 43 (24.16%) WebSphere
20 43 (24.16%) J2EE
21 42 (23.60%) SOA
22 41 (23.03%) Banking
22 41 (23.03%) Jenkins

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 43 (24.16%) WebSphere
2 11 (6.18%) Apache
2 11 (6.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (5.62%) IIS
3 10 (5.62%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (4.49%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.93%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (3.93%) CMS
5 7 (3.93%) MQSI
5 7 (3.93%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.37%) Skype for Business
6 6 (3.37%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.81%) JBoss
8 4 (2.25%) Documentum
8 4 (2.25%) Mule
9 3 (1.69%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.12%) Jetty
11 1 (0.56%) Confluence
11 1 (0.56%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (3.93%) MS Excel
1 7 (3.93%) PaintShop Pro
1 7 (3.93%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
2 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (7.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.37%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (2.25%) FastStats
4 2 (1.12%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.93%) GitHub
3 6 (3.37%) Office 365
3 6 (3.37%) Yammer
4 2 (1.12%) IaaS
4 2 (1.12%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.73%) HTTP
2 14 (7.87%) Firewall
2 14 (7.87%) SSL
3 13 (7.30%) HTTPS
4 11 (6.18%) FTP
5 9 (5.06%) SNMP
6 8 (4.49%) DVB
7 7 (3.93%) Kerberos
7 7 (3.93%) WinSCP
8 6 (3.37%) X.509
9 3 (1.69%) LDAP
10 2 (1.12%) AMQP
10 2 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.66%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (9.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (7.87%) Oracle Database
5 12 (6.74%) Big Data
6 10 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (5.06%) MongoDB
7 9 (5.06%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (4.49%) MySQL
8 8 (4.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (3.37%) DB2
10 5 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.69%) MarkLogic
11 3 (1.69%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.12%) MariaDB
12 2 (1.12%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 54 (30.34%) Maven
2 47 (26.40%) Git (software)
2 47 (26.40%) JUnit
3 41 (23.03%) Jenkins
4 39 (21.91%) JIRA
5 33 (18.54%) Mockito
6 28 (15.73%) TeamCity
7 26 (14.61%) Spock
8 18 (10.11%) Eclipse
9 17 (9.55%) SoapUI
10 16 (8.99%) Subversion
11 14 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (6.74%) Selenium
13 11 (6.18%) Cucumber
13 11 (6.18%) Visual Studio
13 11 (6.18%) XMLSpy
14 10 (5.62%) ClearCase
15 7 (3.93%) Checkstyle
16 6 (3.37%) IntelliJ
17 5 (2.81%) Ant
General
1 52 (29.21%) Finance
2 41 (23.03%) Banking
3 16 (8.99%) Retail
4 8 (4.49%) Front Office
4 8 (4.49%) Publishing
5 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Billing
6 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.56%) French Language
6 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 118 (66.29%) Developer
2 45 (25.28%) Java Developer
3 30 (16.85%) Senior Developer
4 26 (14.61%) Architect
5 22 (12.36%) Senior Java Developer
6 19 (10.67%) Consultant
7 10 (5.62%) Data Architect
8 9 (5.06%) CRM Consultant
8 9 (5.06%) XML Developer
9 8 (4.49%) Agile Developer
9 8 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Consultant
9 8 (4.49%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
9 8 (4.49%) Web Developer
10 7 (3.93%) Analyst
10 7 (3.93%) UI Developer
11 6 (3.37%) Integration Consultant
12 5 (2.81%) C# Developer
12 5 (2.81%) Java Architect
12 5 (2.81%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (92.70%) XML
2 103 (57.87%) Web Services
3 76 (42.70%) XSLT
4 71 (39.89%) SOAP
5 69 (38.76%) JSON
5 69 (38.76%) REST
6 66 (37.08%) HTML
7 58 (32.58%) Spring
8 56 (31.46%) CSS
9 50 (28.09%) JMS
10 43 (24.16%) J2EE
11 40 (22.47%) Hibernate
11 40 (22.47%) Servlets
12 39 (21.91%) HTML5
13 38 (21.35%) JSP
14 36 (20.22%) Java RMI
14 36 (20.22%) jQuery
15 35 (19.66%) .NET
16 34 (19.10%) XSL
17 33 (18.54%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.67%) DataPower
2 19 (10.67%) User Experience
3 13 (7.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (4.49%) Fat Client
4 8 (4.49%) Interactive TV
4 8 (4.49%) MPEG
4 8 (4.49%) Thin Client
5 7 (3.93%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.37%) Taxonomies
7 5 (2.81%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.25%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (2.25%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (2.25%) Reference Data
8 4 (2.25%) Replication
9 3 (1.69%) Derivative
9 3 (1.69%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.12%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 53 (29.78%) Linux
2 47 (26.40%) Unix
3 19 (10.67%) Windows
4 7 (3.93%) AIX
5 3 (1.69%) HPUX
5 3 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (46.63%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (34.83%) TDD
3 43 (24.16%) MVC
3 43 (24.16%) Scrum
4 42 (23.60%) SOA
5 29 (16.29%) SDLC
6 27 (15.17%) BDD
7 25 (14.04%) UML
8 23 (12.92%) Refactoring
9 21 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (11.80%) Unit Testing
10 15 (8.43%) Microservices
10 15 (8.43%) Multithreading
11 14 (7.87%) OO
12 13 (7.30%) CRM
12 13 (7.30%) Data Management
12 13 (7.30%) Data Modelling
13 12 (6.74%) ETL
13 12 (6.74%) Web Development
14 11 (6.18%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 106 (59.55%) Java
2 87 (48.88%) SQL
3 69 (38.76%) JavaScript
4 49 (27.53%) XPath
5 40 (22.47%) Shell Script
6 31 (17.42%) Korn
7 29 (16.29%) C#
7 29 (16.29%) PL/SQL
8 16 (8.99%) C
9 10 (5.62%) T-SQL
10 8 (4.49%) ANSI C
11 7 (3.93%) ActionScript
11 7 (3.93%) C++
11 7 (3.93%) XQuery
12 3 (1.69%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.69%) Python
12 3 (1.69%) SOQL
12 3 (1.69%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 36 (20.22%) Degree
2 16 (8.99%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.87%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.80%) QA
2 17 (9.55%) FATCA
3 7 (3.93%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (3.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.93%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.69%) Ansible
2 3 (1.69%) Consul
2 3 (1.69%) Packer
2 3 (1.69%) Terraform
3 2 (1.12%) Control-M
4 1 (0.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 63 (35.39%) Oracle
2 34 (19.10%) Solace
3 32 (17.98%) IBM
4 25 (14.04%) Microsoft
5 13 (7.30%) MuleSoft
6 9 (5.06%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (4.49%) OpenTV
7 8 (4.49%) SAP
8 7 (3.93%) Canoo
8 7 (3.93%) HP
8 7 (3.93%) Sybase
9 6 (3.37%) Infor
10 5 (2.81%) GoldenSource
11 3 (1.69%) Talend
11 3 (1.69%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.12%) ATG
12 2 (1.12%) Informatica
12 2 (1.12%) Teradata
12 2 (1.12%) Workday
13 1 (0.56%) Endeca
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