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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 324 334 328
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing XSD 79 83 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 1.18% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 51 29
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£450 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £375 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £525 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 - £32.00
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
6817 7048 6499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.95% 29.62% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5194 5077 4728
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 54 69
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £48.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +4 10 £468 -0.26%
Docklands, London - 3 £325 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Bromley - - - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 213 (96.38%) XML
2 149 (67.42%) Java
3 104 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (43.89%) HTML
5 96 (43.44%) Oracle
6 77 (34.84%) Scrum
7 75 (33.94%) SOAP
7 75 (33.94%) XSL
8 73 (33.03%) Web Services
9 72 (32.58%) TDD
9 72 (32.58%) Continuous Integration
10 68 (30.77%) Maven
11 66 (29.86%) Spring
11 66 (29.86%) E-Commerce
12 64 (28.96%) J2EE
13 59 (26.70%) SQL
14 58 (26.24%) CSS
15 57 (25.79%) JavaScript
16 53 (23.98%) Subversion
17 51 (23.08%) Linux
18 50 (22.62%) XSLT
19 46 (20.81%) JBoss
19 46 (20.81%) WSDL
19 46 (20.81%) MVC
20 45 (20.36%) SOA
20 45 (20.36%) WebLogic
20 45 (20.36%) Spring MVC
21 43 (19.46%) Ant
21 43 (19.46%) Retail
22 42 (19.00%) JSON

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 46 (20.81%) JBoss
2 45 (20.36%) WebLogic
3 34 (15.38%) Confluence
4 26 (11.76%) Apache
5 23 (10.41%) Tomcat
6 14 (6.33%) IIS
7 11 (4.98%) WebSphere
8 10 (4.52%) CMS
8 10 (4.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (3.17%) AquaLogic
10 6 (2.71%) Mule
11 3 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.36%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.45%) Jetty
13 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.81%) MS Office
1 4 (1.81%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.81%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (1.36%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 8 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (3.62%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.81%) SAP HR
3 3 (1.36%) AquaLogic BPM
3 3 (1.36%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 3 (1.36%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.36%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.45%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.88%) SNMP
2 7 (3.17%) HTTP
3 5 (2.26%) LDAP
4 4 (1.81%) FTP
4 4 (1.81%) WinSCP
5 3 (1.36%) Internet
6 2 (0.90%) AMQP
6 2 (0.90%) SSL
7 1 (0.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 27 (12.22%) SQL Server
3 25 (11.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 23 (10.41%) Relational Database
5 20 (9.05%) MySQL
6 13 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (5.43%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (3.62%) OLTP
9 8 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (2.26%) DB2
12 4 (1.81%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.36%) OLAP
13 3 (1.36%) MongoDB
13 3 (1.36%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.36%) TKPROF
14 2 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 68 (30.77%) Maven
2 53 (23.98%) Subversion
3 43 (19.46%) Ant
4 33 (14.93%) JUnit
4 33 (14.93%) JIRA
5 30 (13.57%) Jenkins
6 28 (12.67%) Git (software)
7 12 (5.43%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.71%) Selenium
9 5 (2.26%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.36%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.36%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.36%) Mockito
10 3 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (1.36%) Checkstyle
11 2 (0.90%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.90%) XMLSpy
11 2 (0.90%) PowerDesigner
General
1 43 (19.46%) Retail
2 34 (15.38%) Finance
3 33 (14.93%) Banking
4 10 (4.52%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.62%) Marketing
5 8 (3.62%) Publishing
6 7 (3.17%) Back Office
7 6 (2.71%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.81%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.36%) Front Office
10 2 (0.90%) Billing
11 1 (0.45%) Greek Language
11 1 (0.45%) Games
11 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 181 (81.90%) Developer
2 51 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 18 (8.14%) Senior Developer
3 18 (8.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 15 (6.79%) Middleware Developer
4 15 (6.79%) Architect
5 14 (6.33%) Oracle Developer
5 14 (6.33%) Hybris Developer
6 10 (4.52%) Java Engineer
7 7 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (2.71%) XML Developer
8 6 (2.71%) Analyst
9 5 (2.26%) Applications Developer
9 5 (2.26%) Data Architect
10 4 (1.81%) Web Developer
10 4 (1.81%) Consultant
10 4 (1.81%) Tester
10 4 (1.81%) .NET Developer
10 4 (1.81%) Lead Developer
10 4 (1.81%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (96.38%) XML
2 97 (43.89%) HTML
3 75 (33.94%) SOAP
3 75 (33.94%) XSL
4 73 (33.03%) Web Services
5 66 (29.86%) Spring
6 64 (28.96%) J2EE
7 58 (26.24%) CSS
8 50 (22.62%) XSLT
9 46 (20.81%) WSDL
10 45 (20.36%) Spring MVC
11 42 (19.00%) JSON
12 41 (18.55%) JSP
13 40 (18.10%) .NET
13 40 (18.10%) RESTful
14 36 (16.29%) jQuery
15 35 (15.84%) REST
16 33 (14.93%) Hibernate
17 32 (14.48%) Ajax
18 31 (14.03%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.38%) iPad
2 29 (13.12%) Social Media
3 25 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.71%) User Experience
4 6 (2.71%) W3C
5 4 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (1.81%) Replication
5 4 (1.81%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.81%) Derivative
5 4 (1.81%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.81%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.36%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.36%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.90%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.90%) Open Source
7 2 (0.90%) Semantic Web
7 2 (0.90%) Social Network
7 2 (0.90%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.90%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 51 (23.08%) Linux
2 29 (13.12%) UNIX
3 4 (1.81%) Windows
4 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (34.84%) Scrum
3 72 (32.58%) TDD
3 72 (32.58%) Continuous Integration
4 66 (29.86%) E-Commerce
5 46 (20.81%) MVC
6 45 (20.36%) SOA
7 37 (16.74%) UML
8 34 (15.38%) Data Modelling
9 33 (14.93%) ERP
10 30 (13.57%) Waterfall
11 29 (13.12%) Content Management
12 23 (10.41%) OO
12 23 (10.41%) Unit Testing
13 20 (9.05%) Configuration Management
13 20 (9.05%) Validation
13 20 (9.05%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (8.60%) RUP
15 18 (8.14%) DevOps
16 17 (7.69%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 149 (67.42%) Java
2 59 (26.70%) SQL
3 57 (25.79%) JavaScript
4 39 (17.65%) Groovy
5 33 (14.93%) PL/SQL
6 24 (10.86%) C#
7 20 (9.05%) XPath
8 17 (7.69%) VBScript
9 14 (6.33%) VB
9 14 (6.33%) VB6
10 11 (4.98%) XQuery
11 5 (2.26%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.81%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.81%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.81%) Python
13 3 (1.36%) Ruby
13 3 (1.36%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.36%) C
13 3 (1.36%) Perl
13 3 (1.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (9.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.52%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.17%) DV Cleared
3 7 (3.17%) Degree
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.50%) QA
2 3 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) Basel II
System Software
1 6 (2.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.90%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (7.69%) Puppet
2 5 (2.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.36%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.45%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 96 (43.44%) Oracle
2 31 (14.03%) ATG
3 30 (13.57%) Endeca
4 29 (13.12%) Perforce
5 20 (9.05%) Microsoft
6 16 (7.24%) Atlassian
7 15 (6.79%) hybris
8 12 (5.43%) Sybase
9 8 (3.62%) IBM
10 7 (3.17%) BEA
11 5 (2.26%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (2.26%) SAP
12 4 (1.81%) VMware
12 4 (1.81%) Axway
12 4 (1.81%) Atomikos
13 3 (1.36%) Canoo
13 3 (1.36%) ION Trading
13 3 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (1.36%) Business Objects
14 2 (0.90%) Murex
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