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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 278 283 343
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +60
Contract jobs citing XSD 142 141 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.56% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.92% 1.78% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 81 32
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£500 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £700 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -60.00%
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
7413 7903 7742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.36% 31.45% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5265 5708 5455
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 53 69
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.87 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 27 £450 +5.88% 8
Canary Wharf +21 2 - -
Ealing - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Hayes - - - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

1 241 (97.18%) XML
2 127 (51.21%) Java
3 122 (49.19%) Web Services
4 116 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (45.97%) Oracle
6 106 (42.74%) SOAP
7 96 (38.71%) HTML
8 90 (36.29%) Scrum
9 84 (33.87%) TDD
10 79 (31.85%) WSDL
10 79 (31.85%) Continuous Integration
11 77 (31.05%) XSLT
12 76 (30.65%) Maven
13 73 (29.44%) XSL
14 72 (29.03%) SOA
15 67 (27.02%) E-Commerce
16 59 (23.79%) ERP
17 56 (22.58%) J2EE
17 56 (22.58%) JBoss
17 56 (22.58%) Subversion
18 52 (20.97%) SQL
19 51 (20.56%) Linux
20 50 (20.16%) WebLogic
21 49 (19.76%) JavaScript
21 49 (19.76%) CSS
21 49 (19.76%) Groovy
21 49 (19.76%) RESTful
22 48 (19.35%) Ant
23 46 (18.55%) Retail
24 45 (18.15%) Spring

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 50 (20.16%) WebLogic
2 32 (12.90%) Confluence
3 29 (11.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 26 (10.48%) Apache
5 22 (8.87%) WebSphere
6 18 (7.26%) AquaLogic
7 17 (6.85%) Tomcat
7 17 (6.85%) IIS
8 15 (6.05%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (4.03%) SharePoint
10 9 (3.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (2.02%) Apache Solr
11 5 (2.02%) Apache Pig
11 5 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (2.02%) CMS
12 2 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.81%) Node.js
12 2 (0.81%) Apache ServiceMix
13 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (1.61%) MS Office
1 4 (1.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (7.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (6.05%) Workday HCM
3 13 (5.24%) SAP HR
4 8 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (2.02%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.81%) AquaLogic BPM
7 1 (0.40%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 1 (0.40%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.02%) SaaS
1 5 (2.02%) PaaS
1 5 (2.02%) IaaS
2 3 (1.21%) Force.com
3 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.45%) HTTP
2 10 (4.03%) FTP
3 9 (3.63%) Internet
4 7 (2.82%) SNMP
5 3 (1.21%) DNS
5 3 (1.21%) LDAP
5 3 (1.21%) Intranet
6 2 (0.81%) AMQP
6 2 (0.81%) WinSCP
6 2 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.71%) Oracle Database
2 30 (12.10%) SQL Server
3 25 (10.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 21 (8.47%) Relational Database
5 16 (6.45%) MySQL
6 14 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (5.65%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (4.44%) NoSQL
8 9 (3.63%) MongoDB
8 9 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (3.23%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (2.02%) CouchDB
12 5 (2.02%) Apache Hive
12 5 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (2.02%) Couchbase
12 5 (2.02%) Impala
13 4 (1.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 76 (30.65%) Maven
2 56 (22.58%) Subversion
3 48 (19.35%) Ant
4 37 (14.92%) JIRA
5 31 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 30 (12.10%) JUnit
7 29 (11.69%) Git (software)
8 12 (4.84%) Eclipse
9 9 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.42%) Mockito
10 6 (2.42%) PowerDesigner
11 5 (2.02%) Bugzilla
11 5 (2.02%) NUnit
11 5 (2.02%) XMLUnit
12 4 (1.61%) EasyMock
12 4 (1.61%) Selenium
12 4 (1.61%) jMock
13 3 (1.21%) XMLSpy
13 3 (1.21%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (1.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (18.55%) Retail
2 35 (14.11%) Finance
3 27 (10.89%) Publishing
4 22 (8.87%) Banking
5 8 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.02%) Legal
7 4 (1.61%) Marketing
8 3 (1.21%) Billing
8 3 (1.21%) Back Office
9 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 169 (68.15%) Developer
2 30 (12.10%) Java Developer
3 27 (10.89%) Architect
4 16 (6.45%) Middleware Developer
5 15 (6.05%) Consultant
6 11 (4.44%) Senior Developer
7 10 (4.03%) Oracle Developer
7 10 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 10 (4.03%) CRM Developer
8 9 (3.63%) Hybris Developer
8 9 (3.63%) BizTalk Developer
9 8 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 8 (3.23%) Data Architect
10 7 (2.82%) Analyst
10 7 (2.82%) Workday Consultant
11 6 (2.42%) Microsoft Developer
12 5 (2.02%) Senior BizTalk Developer
12 5 (2.02%) Designer
12 5 (2.02%) Tester
12 5 (2.02%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (97.18%) XML
2 122 (49.19%) Web Services
3 106 (42.74%) SOAP
4 96 (38.71%) HTML
5 79 (31.85%) WSDL
6 77 (31.05%) XSLT
7 73 (29.44%) XSL
8 56 (22.58%) J2EE
9 49 (19.76%) CSS
9 49 (19.76%) RESTful
10 45 (18.15%) Spring
11 42 (16.94%) .NET
12 38 (15.32%) JSON
13 36 (14.52%) jQuery
14 35 (14.11%) Middleware
15 27 (10.89%) JSP
15 27 (10.89%) REST
16 26 (10.48%) Ajax
17 24 (9.68%) Spring MVC
18 23 (9.27%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.32%) Social Media
1 38 (15.32%) iPad
2 34 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.05%) W3C
4 10 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.63%) Data Conversion
6 7 (2.82%) Data Integration
6 7 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (2.82%) Semantic Web
7 6 (2.42%) User Experience
8 5 (2.02%) Derivative
9 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.21%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.21%) Open Source
10 3 (1.21%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.81%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.81%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.81%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.81%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 51 (20.56%) Linux
2 24 (9.68%) UNIX
3 11 (4.44%) Windows
4 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (36.29%) Scrum
3 84 (33.87%) TDD
4 79 (31.85%) Continuous Integration
5 72 (29.03%) SOA
6 67 (27.02%) E-Commerce
7 59 (23.79%) ERP
8 42 (16.94%) UML
9 40 (16.13%) Content Management
9 40 (16.13%) Waterfall
10 32 (12.90%) Data Modelling
11 29 (11.69%) MVC
12 28 (11.29%) Migration
13 25 (10.08%) CRM
14 24 (9.68%) RUP
14 24 (9.68%) Data Migration
15 23 (9.27%) Unit Testing
16 22 (8.87%) DevOps
17 21 (8.47%) Configuration Management
17 21 (8.47%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 127 (51.21%) Java
2 52 (20.97%) SQL
3 49 (19.76%) JavaScript
3 49 (19.76%) Groovy
4 29 (11.69%) XPath
4 29 (11.69%) C#
5 22 (8.87%) PL/SQL
6 16 (6.45%) XQuery
7 11 (4.44%) VBScript
8 9 (3.63%) Shell Script
9 8 (3.23%) VB6
9 8 (3.23%) VB
10 7 (2.82%) SPARQL
11 5 (2.02%) Python
12 4 (1.61%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.21%) Perl
13 3 (1.21%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.21%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.21%) SOQL
14 2 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (7.66%) Degree
2 16 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.02%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) IIBA
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.87%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) Basel II
2 1 (0.40%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.21%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.81%) HDFS
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (4.84%) Puppet
2 3 (1.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.40%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 114 (45.97%) Oracle
2 56 (22.58%) JBoss
3 42 (16.94%) ATG
4 38 (15.32%) Perforce
4 38 (15.32%) Endeca
5 26 (10.48%) Microsoft
6 23 (9.27%) IBM
7 20 (8.06%) Atlassian
8 18 (7.26%) BEA
9 14 (5.65%) PeopleSoft
9 14 (5.65%) SAP
10 11 (4.44%) hybris
11 8 (3.23%) Sybase
12 6 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (2.02%) TIBCO
14 4 (1.61%) Rackspace
15 3 (1.21%) webMethods
15 3 (1.21%) Business Objects
16 2 (0.81%) Murex
16 2 (0.81%) VMware
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