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 7 May 2015 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 350 332 288
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -44
Contract jobs citing XSD 62 76 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.32% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 1.06% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 46 56
Average daily rate
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£530 £450 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% +40.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £350 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
6866 7146 6339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.61% 30.22% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4872 5223 4590
Average daily rate £420 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 81
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £39.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +13.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £32.50 £17.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 7 May 2015.

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 7 May 2015. 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 +14 16 £600 +50.00% 1
Docklands, London - 2 £330 -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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.

1 126 (92.65%) XML
2 89 (65.44%) Java
3 66 (48.53%) Oracle
4 49 (36.03%) XSL
5 46 (33.82%) Linux
6 45 (33.09%) Web Services
7 44 (32.35%) XSLT
7 44 (32.35%) SQL
8 43 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (30.88%) WebLogic
10 41 (30.15%) Spring
11 37 (27.21%) Maven
11 37 (27.21%) Oracle Database
12 36 (26.47%) HTML
13 35 (25.74%) SOAP
13 35 (25.74%) JMS
14 34 (25.00%) PL/SQL
15 33 (24.26%) J2EE
16 32 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
17 31 (22.79%) TDD
18 29 (21.32%) Oracle Database 11g
19 27 (19.85%) Finance
19 27 (19.85%) JavaScript
20 26 (19.12%) Scrum
20 26 (19.12%) JPA
20 26 (19.12%) Git (software)
21 25 (18.38%) Subversion
22 24 (17.65%) SQL Server
22 24 (17.65%) E-Commerce
22 24 (17.65%) WSDL

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 42 (30.88%) WebLogic
2 15 (11.03%) JBoss
3 10 (7.35%) Mule
4 7 (5.15%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (4.41%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.68%) IIS
6 5 (3.68%) AquaLogic
6 5 (3.68%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (3.68%) CMS
7 4 (2.94%) Confluence
7 4 (2.94%) Apache
8 2 (1.47%) LiveCycle
8 2 (1.47%) Exstream Dialogue
9 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.74%) MS Office
2 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) FastStats
2 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (3.68%) AquaLogic BPM
3 2 (1.47%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.47%) Exstream
4 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.74%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.47%) SaaS
3 1 (0.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.41%) SNMP
2 5 (3.68%) LDAP
2 5 (3.68%) Internet
3 2 (1.47%) Intranet
3 2 (1.47%) FTP
4 1 (0.74%) Extranet
4 1 (0.74%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (27.21%) Oracle Database
2 29 (21.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 24 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 13 (9.56%) Relational Database
5 12 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (7.35%) DB2
6 10 (7.35%) OLTP
7 8 (5.88%) Big Data
7 8 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (5.15%) OLAP
8 7 (5.15%) MySQL
8 7 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (4.41%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (3.68%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (3.68%) TKPROF
11 4 (2.94%) MongoDB
11 4 (2.94%) NoSQL
12 3 (2.21%) RDBMS
12 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (2.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 37 (27.21%) Maven
2 26 (19.12%) Git (software)
3 25 (18.38%) Subversion
4 21 (15.44%) JUnit
5 17 (12.50%) Ant
6 15 (11.03%) Jenkins
7 6 (4.41%) Mercurial
7 6 (4.41%) Eclipse
8 5 (3.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (2.94%) JIRA
10 3 (2.21%) Selenium
11 2 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.47%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.74%) XMLSpy
12 1 (0.74%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.74%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.74%) Hudson
General
1 27 (19.85%) Finance
2 22 (16.18%) Retail
3 16 (11.76%) Banking
4 9 (6.62%) Investment Banking
5 7 (5.15%) Front Office
6 4 (2.94%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.74%) Greek Language
7 1 (0.74%) Electronics
7 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Advertising
7 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 96 (70.59%) Developer
2 37 (27.21%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.50%) Architect
4 10 (7.35%) Oracle Developer
5 8 (5.88%) Designer
5 8 (5.88%) XML Developer
6 7 (5.15%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.41%) Consultant
8 5 (3.68%) Analyst
8 5 (3.68%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (2.94%) AWS Developer
9 4 (2.94%) Java Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (2.94%) Technical Architect
9 4 (2.94%) Data Architect
10 3 (2.21%) Software Architect
10 3 (2.21%) Tester
10 3 (2.21%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 3 (2.21%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (92.65%) XML
2 49 (36.03%) XSL
3 45 (33.09%) Web Services
4 44 (32.35%) XSLT
5 41 (30.15%) Spring
6 36 (26.47%) HTML
7 35 (25.74%) SOAP
7 35 (25.74%) JMS
8 33 (24.26%) J2EE
9 26 (19.12%) JPA
10 24 (17.65%) WSDL
11 22 (16.18%) REST
12 19 (13.97%) XML Schema
13 18 (13.24%) .NET
14 17 (12.50%) RESTful
14 17 (12.50%) Hibernate
14 17 (12.50%) XML Messaging
14 17 (12.50%) JTA
14 17 (12.50%) Ajax
15 16 (11.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.03%) iPad
3 14 (10.29%) Social Media
4 13 (9.56%) Open Source
5 7 (5.15%) W3C
5 7 (5.15%) Mobile App
6 6 (4.41%) Replication
7 4 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.21%) User Experience
9 2 (1.47%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.74%) DTV
10 1 (0.74%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.74%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 46 (33.82%) Linux
2 22 (16.18%) UNIX
3 5 (3.68%) Windows
4 1 (0.74%) AIX
4 1 (0.74%) Solaris
4 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (22.79%) TDD
4 26 (19.12%) Scrum
5 24 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 23 (16.91%) SOA
7 19 (13.97%) Data Modelling
8 15 (11.03%) Content Management
9 14 (10.29%) Waterfall
9 14 (10.29%) UML
9 14 (10.29%) OO
9 14 (10.29%) ERP
10 12 (8.82%) Static Code Analysis
11 11 (8.09%) BPEL
12 10 (7.35%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (7.35%) MVC
13 9 (6.62%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (5.88%) Business Analysis
14 8 (5.88%) Web Development
14 8 (5.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 89 (65.44%) Java
2 44 (32.35%) SQL
3 34 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 27 (19.85%) JavaScript
5 18 (13.24%) Groovy
6 14 (10.29%) XPath
7 12 (8.82%) C#
8 10 (7.35%) XQuery
9 5 (3.68%) VBScript
9 5 (3.68%) VB
9 5 (3.68%) VB6
9 5 (3.68%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.47%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.47%) VBA
10 2 (1.47%) C
10 2 (1.47%) PHP
10 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.74%) C++
11 1 (0.74%) Python
11 1 (0.74%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (5.15%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.41%) Degree
3 5 (3.68%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.56%) QA
2 6 (4.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.68%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (3.68%) Oracle Clusterware
2 3 (2.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (3.68%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (3.68%) Data Guard
2 5 (3.68%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 66 (48.53%) Oracle
2 14 (10.29%) Perforce
2 14 (10.29%) ATG
2 14 (10.29%) Endeca
3 12 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.88%) Atomikos
4 8 (5.88%) Axway
5 6 (4.41%) IBM
6 5 (3.68%) BEA
7 3 (2.21%) Adobe
7 3 (2.21%) HP
7 3 (2.21%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.47%) Canoo
8 2 (1.47%) hybris
8 2 (1.47%) EMC
8 2 (1.47%) SAP
8 2 (1.47%) Sybase
9 1 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.74%) Siebel
9 1 (0.74%) Red Hat