The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 303 296 338
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +42
Contract jobs citing XSD 116 118 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.49% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.60% 1.55% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 68 36
Average daily rate
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£525 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £212 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £321 £375
% change year-on-year
+29.28% -14.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7236 7612 7591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.79% 31.36% 28.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5146 5486 5303
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 76 81
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
XSD
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +17 17 £450 - 6
Canary Wharf - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 182 (97.33%) XML
2 107 (57.22%) Web Services
3 89 (47.59%) Oracle
4 84 (44.92%) Java
5 81 (43.32%) SOAP
6 77 (41.18%) HTML
7 74 (39.57%) XSLT
8 71 (37.97%) WSDL
9 62 (33.16%) Scrum
10 58 (31.02%) Continuous Integration
11 56 (29.95%) TDD
11 56 (29.95%) XSL
12 55 (29.41%) ERP
13 54 (28.88%) E-Commerce
13 54 (28.88%) SOA
14 52 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
14 52 (27.81%) Maven
15 47 (25.13%) Subversion
16 46 (24.60%) Groovy
17 42 (22.46%) WebLogic
18 41 (21.93%) J2EE
18 41 (21.93%) Ant
18 41 (21.93%) JBoss
19 40 (21.39%) Linux
19 40 (21.39%) Retail
19 40 (21.39%) ATG
19 40 (21.39%) RESTful
20 38 (20.32%) Content Management
21 37 (19.79%) Waterfall
22 36 (19.25%) iPad

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 42 (22.46%) WebLogic
2 25 (13.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 19 (10.16%) WebSphere
4 15 (8.02%) AquaLogic
4 15 (8.02%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (7.49%) Confluence
6 11 (5.88%) Apache
7 9 (4.81%) Tomcat
7 9 (4.81%) IIS
7 9 (4.81%) SharePoint
8 8 (4.28%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.67%) Apache Pig
9 5 (2.67%) Apache Solr
10 4 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (2.14%) Node.js
11 3 (1.60%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (1.07%) Liferay
12 2 (1.07%) Apache ServiceMix
13 1 (0.53%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 5 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (6.95%) Workday HCM
3 11 (5.88%) SAP HR
4 8 (4.28%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.53%) AquaLogic BPM
6 1 (0.53%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.67%) SaaS
2 5 (2.67%) PaaS
2 5 (2.67%) IaaS
3 3 (1.60%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.56%) HTTP
2 9 (4.81%) Internet
3 8 (4.28%) FTP
4 3 (1.60%) DNS
4 3 (1.60%) Intranet
5 1 (0.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 22 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 19 (10.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (5.35%) MySQL
3 10 (5.35%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (5.35%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.81%) NoSQL
4 9 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.28%) Hadoop
5 8 (4.28%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.67%) CouchDB
7 5 (2.67%) Apache Hive
7 5 (2.67%) Impala
7 5 (2.67%) Couchbase
8 4 (2.14%) OLTP
8 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (27.81%) Maven
2 47 (25.13%) Subversion
3 41 (21.93%) Ant
4 24 (12.83%) JUnit
5 20 (10.70%) JIRA
6 18 (9.63%) Jenkins
7 15 (8.02%) Git (software)
8 9 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (4.81%) PowerDesigner
9 8 (4.28%) Eclipse
10 6 (3.21%) NUnit
11 5 (2.67%) Bugzilla
11 5 (2.67%) XMLUnit
12 4 (2.14%) Mockito
12 4 (2.14%) EasyMock
12 4 (2.14%) jMock
12 4 (2.14%) XMLSpy
12 4 (2.14%) JMeter
13 3 (1.60%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (21.39%) Retail
2 28 (14.97%) Finance
3 27 (14.44%) Publishing
4 9 (4.81%) Banking
5 7 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.21%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.67%) Legal
8 3 (1.60%) Back Office
8 3 (1.60%) Billing
9 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.53%) Law
9 1 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 118 (63.10%) Developer
2 30 (16.04%) Architect
3 15 (8.02%) Consultant
4 10 (5.35%) Senior Developer
4 10 (5.35%) Java Developer
5 9 (4.81%) BizTalk Developer
6 8 (4.28%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (4.28%) Data Architect
6 8 (4.28%) Analyst
7 7 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 7 (3.74%) CRM Developer
7 7 (3.74%) Workday Consultant
8 6 (3.21%) Middleware Developer
9 5 (2.67%) Designer
9 5 (2.67%) Lead Developer
9 5 (2.67%) Senior BizTalk Developer
9 5 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.14%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.14%) Tester
10 4 (2.14%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (97.33%) XML
2 107 (57.22%) Web Services
3 81 (43.32%) SOAP
4 77 (41.18%) HTML
5 74 (39.57%) XSLT
6 71 (37.97%) WSDL
7 56 (29.95%) XSL
8 41 (21.93%) J2EE
9 40 (21.39%) RESTful
10 29 (15.51%) CSS
11 27 (14.44%) jQuery
12 26 (13.90%) .NET
13 25 (13.37%) Middleware
14 22 (11.76%) Spring
15 21 (11.23%) REST
16 15 (8.02%) ASP.NET
17 14 (7.49%) Ajax
17 14 (7.49%) UDDI
17 14 (7.49%) JAX-WS
17 14 (7.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.25%) Social Media
1 36 (19.25%) iPad
2 18 (9.63%) W3C
3 12 (6.42%) Data Conversion
4 10 (5.35%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.35%) Semantic Web
5 7 (3.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.67%) Derivative
6 5 (2.67%) Data Integration
7 4 (2.14%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.60%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.60%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.60%) Open Source
9 2 (1.07%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.07%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.07%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.07%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.53%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 40 (21.39%) Linux
2 12 (6.42%) UNIX
3 9 (4.81%) Windows
4 1 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (33.16%) Scrum
2 58 (31.02%) Continuous Integration
3 56 (29.95%) TDD
4 55 (29.41%) ERP
5 54 (28.88%) E-Commerce
5 54 (28.88%) SOA
6 52 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (20.32%) Content Management
8 37 (19.79%) Waterfall
9 25 (13.37%) Data Modelling
10 24 (12.83%) UML
10 24 (12.83%) Migration
11 21 (11.23%) CRM
12 20 (10.70%) Data Migration
13 19 (10.16%) EAI
13 19 (10.16%) Unit Testing
14 18 (9.63%) Validation
15 14 (7.49%) MVC
15 14 (7.49%) OO
15 14 (7.49%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 84 (44.92%) Java
2 46 (24.60%) Groovy
3 32 (17.11%) SQL
4 27 (14.44%) XPath
5 22 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 21 (11.23%) C#
7 19 (10.16%) XQuery
8 11 (5.88%) PL/SQL
8 11 (5.88%) SPARQL
9 7 (3.74%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.21%) Python
11 3 (1.60%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.07%) Perl
13 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.53%) VBA
13 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (12.30%) Degree
2 9 (4.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.14%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.02%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.53%) Basel II
2 1 (0.53%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (1.60%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.60%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 89 (47.59%) Oracle
2 41 (21.93%) JBoss
3 40 (21.39%) ATG
4 36 (19.25%) Perforce
4 36 (19.25%) Endeca
5 20 (10.70%) Microsoft
6 19 (10.16%) IBM
7 15 (8.02%) BEA
8 12 (6.42%) PeopleSoft
8 12 (6.42%) SAP
9 9 (4.81%) Atlassian
10 6 (3.21%) hybris
10 6 (3.21%) TIBCO
11 5 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (2.14%) webMethods
13 2 (1.07%) Altova
13 2 (1.07%) Sybase
13 2 (1.07%) Murex
13 2 (1.07%) Rackspace
13 2 (1.07%) CollabNet
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