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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 360 350 313
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -37
Contract jobs citing XSD 79 75 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.32% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 1.02% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 83
Median daily rate £475 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +24.61%
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
7715 7360 7468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.45% 31.65% 30.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5737 5402 5221
Median daily rate £450 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 49
Median hourly rate £46.00 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.02% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £19.52 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.20 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +11 10 £538 +19.44%
Canary Wharf - 6 - -
Docklands, London +12 1 £500 +51.51%
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 153 (86.93%) XML
2 109 (61.93%) Java
3 79 (44.89%) Web Services
4 71 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (38.07%) Scrum
6 63 (35.80%) JavaScript
7 58 (32.95%) SQL
8 57 (32.39%) SOAP
9 55 (31.25%) REST
10 53 (30.11%) Spring
11 52 (29.55%) HTML
12 47 (26.70%) XSLT
13 46 (26.14%) CSS
14 45 (25.57%) JSON
14 45 (25.57%) Git (software)
15 44 (25.00%) Oracle
16 42 (23.86%) J2EE
17 41 (23.30%) JSP
18 40 (22.73%) SOA
19 39 (22.16%) XSL
19 39 (22.16%) JMS
19 39 (22.16%) Finance
19 39 (22.16%) TDD
20 37 (21.02%) Linux
21 36 (20.45%) Java EE
22 35 (19.89%) WSDL
23 34 (19.32%) UML
23 34 (19.32%) OO
23 34 (19.32%) Maven
24 33 (18.75%) WebSphere

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 33 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 15 (8.52%) WebLogic
3 10 (5.68%) Confluence
3 10 (5.68%) Oracle Service Bus
3 10 (5.68%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.68%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (5.11%) Apache
5 8 (4.55%) IIS
6 7 (3.98%) CMS
6 7 (3.98%) Mule
7 5 (2.84%) JBoss
8 4 (2.27%) Documentum
9 3 (1.70%) Liferay
10 2 (1.14%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 2 (1.14%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.57%) PegaRULES
11 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (3.98%) PaintShop Pro
1 7 (3.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (5.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.70%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.70%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.70%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.55%) GitHub
2 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (17.05%) HTTP
2 17 (9.66%) SNMP
3 11 (6.25%) LDAP
4 9 (5.11%) DVB
5 3 (1.70%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.14%) DMZ
6 2 (1.14%) FTP
6 2 (1.14%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 15 (8.52%) DB2
2 15 (8.52%) MySQL
2 15 (8.52%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (5.68%) Oracle Database 12c
5 7 (3.98%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.84%) Big Data
6 5 (2.84%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.57%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (25.57%) Git (software)
2 34 (19.32%) Maven
3 33 (18.75%) JUnit
4 27 (15.34%) Subversion
5 26 (14.77%) SoapUI
6 25 (14.20%) JIRA
7 21 (11.93%) Eclipse
8 18 (10.23%) Jenkins
9 17 (9.66%) PHPUnit
10 15 (8.52%) Cucumber
11 10 (5.68%) Mockito
11 10 (5.68%) Selenium
12 8 (4.55%) Visual Studio
13 7 (3.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (3.98%) Protractor
13 7 (3.98%) TeamCity
14 6 (3.41%) Spock
14 6 (3.41%) XMLSpy
15 5 (2.84%) ClearCase
16 4 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (22.16%) Finance
2 26 (14.77%) Banking
3 11 (6.25%) Marketing
3 11 (6.25%) Retail
3 11 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.11%) Electronics
4 9 (5.11%) Front Office
4 9 (5.11%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.55%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.27%) Publishing
7 3 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.57%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (56.82%) Developer
2 40 (22.73%) Architect
3 37 (21.02%) Java Developer
4 21 (11.93%) Senior Developer
5 16 (9.09%) Lead Developer
6 15 (8.52%) XML Developer
7 10 (5.68%) Integration Architect
7 10 (5.68%) Java Architect
7 10 (5.68%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (5.68%) Software Architect
8 9 (5.11%) Hybris Developer
9 7 (3.98%) Agile Developer
9 7 (3.98%) Consultant
9 7 (3.98%) Data Architect
10 6 (3.41%) PHP Developer
10 6 (3.41%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.41%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.41%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.41%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.41%) WebLogic Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (86.93%) XML
2 79 (44.89%) Web Services
3 57 (32.39%) SOAP
4 55 (31.25%) REST
5 53 (30.11%) Spring
6 52 (29.55%) HTML
7 47 (26.70%) XSLT
8 46 (26.14%) CSS
9 45 (25.57%) JSON
10 42 (23.86%) J2EE
11 41 (23.30%) JSP
12 39 (22.16%) JMS
12 39 (22.16%) XSL
13 36 (20.45%) Java EE
14 35 (19.89%) WSDL
15 26 (14.77%) .NET
15 26 (14.77%) Ajax
15 26 (14.77%) Hibernate
16 24 (13.64%) Java RMI
16 24 (13.64%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.82%) Fat Client
2 12 (6.82%) Interactive TV
2 12 (6.82%) Thin Client
3 9 (5.11%) MPEG
4 7 (3.98%) Data Integration
4 7 (3.98%) Fixed Income
4 7 (3.98%) User Experience
5 5 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.27%) DataPower
6 4 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.70%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.70%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.70%) Derivative
7 3 (1.70%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.70%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.14%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.14%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.14%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.02%) Linux
2 22 (12.50%) Unix
3 15 (8.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (38.07%) Scrum
3 40 (22.73%) SOA
4 39 (22.16%) TDD
5 34 (19.32%) OO
5 34 (19.32%) UML
6 28 (15.91%) MVC
7 24 (13.64%) Data Modelling
8 22 (12.50%) Multithreading
9 21 (11.93%) E-Commerce
10 20 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (10.80%) SDLC
12 17 (9.66%) Automated Testing
13 14 (7.95%) Defect Tracking
13 14 (7.95%) Unit Testing
14 13 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (7.39%) Integration Testing
15 12 (6.82%) Static Code Analysis
16 11 (6.25%) Open Source
17 9 (5.11%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 109 (61.93%) Java
2 63 (35.80%) JavaScript
3 58 (32.95%) SQL
4 19 (10.80%) C#
5 17 (9.66%) PHP
6 16 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 15 (8.52%) C
8 12 (6.82%) ANSI C
9 11 (6.25%) C++
9 11 (6.25%) T-SQL
9 11 (6.25%) XPath
10 10 (5.68%) Shell Script
11 8 (4.55%) ActionScript
12 7 (3.98%) Korn
13 4 (2.27%) VB
13 4 (2.27%) VB6
13 4 (2.27%) VBScript
13 4 (2.27%) XQuery
14 3 (1.70%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.70%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 22 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.93%) Degree
3 10 (5.68%) DV Cleared
3 10 (5.68%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.14%) CISSP
5 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.66%) QA
2 6 (3.41%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.27%) FATCA
4 3 (1.70%) SEPA
5 2 (1.14%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.14%) HL7
6 1 (0.57%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.57%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (4.55%) Docker
2 2 (1.14%) Firmware
3 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.70%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.57%) CloudHub
3 1 (0.57%) Control-M
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (25.00%) Oracle
2 22 (12.50%) IBM
3 12 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.82%) OpenTV
4 11 (6.25%) Pega
5 10 (5.68%) Canoo
6 9 (5.11%) hybris
6 9 (5.11%) SAP
7 7 (3.98%) Informatica
7 7 (3.98%) Solace
8 4 (2.27%) MuleSoft
8 4 (2.27%) Pegasus
8 4 (2.27%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.70%) GoldenSource
9 3 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.70%) Splunk
10 2 (1.14%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.14%) HP
10 2 (1.14%) Remedy
10 2 (1.14%) Sybase
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