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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 357 305 301
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -4
Contract jobs citing XSD 68 118 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.50% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.93% 1.62% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 74 67
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.47% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £375 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £618 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £321
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +29.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7342 7294 7721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.28% 31.02% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5324 5187 5545
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 46 73
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -5 22 £450 - 4
Hayes - 2 £425 -
Docklands, London - 1 £330 -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 127 (93.38%) XML
2 85 (62.50%) Java
3 61 (44.85%) Oracle
4 59 (43.38%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (40.44%) TDD
6 51 (37.50%) Web Services
7 45 (33.09%) XSL
8 43 (31.62%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (30.88%) Linux
10 41 (30.15%) Maven
11 40 (29.41%) Spring
12 39 (28.68%) SOAP
12 39 (28.68%) J2EE
13 38 (27.94%) Scrum
14 37 (27.21%) XSLT
15 36 (26.47%) JavaScript
16 35 (25.74%) HTML
17 34 (25.00%) SQL
17 34 (25.00%) WebLogic
18 31 (22.79%) SOA
18 31 (22.79%) WSDL
18 31 (22.79%) SDLC
19 30 (22.06%) SQL Server
20 28 (20.59%) Subversion
21 27 (19.85%) Finance
22 26 (19.12%) Retail
22 26 (19.12%) JSON
22 26 (19.12%) UNIX
22 26 (19.12%) JBoss
23 25 (18.38%) UML

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 26 (19.12%) JBoss
3 14 (10.29%) Apache
4 10 (7.35%) WebSphere
4 10 (7.35%) Confluence
5 6 (4.41%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.94%) CMS
6 4 (2.94%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (2.21%) AquaLogic
8 2 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.47%) Exstream Dialogue
8 2 (1.47%) Mule
8 2 (1.47%) LiveCycle
8 2 (1.47%) IIS
9 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.74%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.21%) MS Office
3 2 (1.47%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.47%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 9 (6.62%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.21%) AquaLogic BPM
3 2 (1.47%) Exstream
4 1 (0.74%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.74%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.41%) SNMP
2 4 (2.94%) Internet
3 3 (2.21%) SSL
3 3 (2.21%) LDAP
4 2 (1.47%) Firewall
5 1 (0.74%) FTP
5 1 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.06%) SQL Server
2 23 (16.91%) Relational Database
3 20 (14.71%) Oracle Database
4 15 (11.03%) DB2
4 15 (11.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (9.56%) MongoDB
6 12 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (5.88%) NoSQL
9 7 (5.15%) Big Data
9 7 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (4.41%) OLTP
10 6 (4.41%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (3.68%) OLAP
11 5 (3.68%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (2.94%) TKPROF
13 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (2.21%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (30.15%) Maven
2 28 (20.59%) Subversion
3 24 (17.65%) Ant
4 23 (16.91%) Git (software)
5 19 (13.97%) Jenkins
6 12 (8.82%) JIRA
7 8 (5.88%) JUnit
8 7 (5.15%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.68%) Mercurial
9 5 (3.68%) Selenium
9 5 (3.68%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (2.21%) VisualAge
11 3 (2.21%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 3 (2.21%) XMLSpy
11 3 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.47%) Mockito
12 2 (1.47%) jMock
12 2 (1.47%) EasyMock
13 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (19.85%) Finance
2 26 (19.12%) Retail
3 20 (14.71%) Banking
4 14 (10.29%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.94%) Front Office
6 3 (2.21%) Back Office
6 3 (2.21%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 93 (68.38%) Developer
2 41 (30.15%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.29%) Architect
4 11 (8.09%) Designer
5 7 (5.15%) Consultant
5 7 (5.15%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (4.41%) Senior Developer
6 6 (4.41%) Analyst
7 5 (3.68%) Web Developer
7 5 (3.68%) AWS Developer
8 4 (2.94%) Java Engineer
8 4 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (2.94%) Technical Architect
8 4 (2.94%) Tester
9 3 (2.21%) Data Architect
9 3 (2.21%) C# Developer
9 3 (2.21%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (2.21%) Middleware Developer
10 2 (1.47%) XML Developer
10 2 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (93.38%) XML
2 51 (37.50%) Web Services
3 45 (33.09%) XSL
4 40 (29.41%) Spring
5 39 (28.68%) SOAP
5 39 (28.68%) J2EE
6 37 (27.21%) XSLT
7 35 (25.74%) HTML
8 31 (22.79%) WSDL
9 26 (19.12%) JSON
10 25 (18.38%) JMS
11 24 (17.65%) Hibernate
12 22 (16.18%) Ajax
12 22 (16.18%) XML Schema
13 17 (12.50%) RESTful
14 16 (11.76%) Middleware
15 14 (10.29%) JPA
15 14 (10.29%) REST
16 12 (8.82%) JSP
17 11 (8.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.03%) Social Media
1 15 (11.03%) iPad
2 13 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.82%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.15%) Replication
5 6 (4.41%) W3C
6 5 (3.68%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.21%) User Experience
8 3 (2.21%) DataPower
8 3 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.47%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.47%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 42 (30.88%) Linux
2 26 (19.12%) UNIX
3 2 (1.47%) Windows
3 2 (1.47%) AIX
3 2 (1.47%) HPUX
4 1 (0.74%) Solaris
4 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (43.38%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (40.44%) TDD
3 43 (31.62%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (27.94%) Scrum
5 31 (22.79%) SOA
5 31 (22.79%) SDLC
6 25 (18.38%) UML
7 23 (16.91%) E-Commerce
8 19 (13.97%) Open Source
9 17 (12.50%) OO
10 15 (11.03%) ERP
10 15 (11.03%) Content Management
10 15 (11.03%) Waterfall
11 14 (10.29%) RUP
12 13 (9.56%) Data Modelling
13 12 (8.82%) Configuration Management
13 12 (8.82%) Business Analysis
13 12 (8.82%) Web Development
13 12 (8.82%) Mobile Application Development
13 12 (8.82%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 85 (62.50%) Java
2 36 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 34 (25.00%) SQL
4 24 (17.65%) PL/SQL
5 17 (12.50%) Groovy
6 10 (7.35%) C#
7 7 (5.15%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.41%) XPath
9 4 (2.94%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.21%) C
11 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.47%) VB
11 2 (1.47%) VBA
11 2 (1.47%) XQuery
11 2 (1.47%) VB6
12 1 (0.74%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.74%) XAML
12 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.74%) VBScript
12 1 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.82%) DV Cleared
3 9 (6.62%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.15%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (2.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.03%) QA
2 6 (4.41%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.47%) SLA
3 2 (1.47%) BS7799
3 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (1.47%) Firmware
3 2 (1.47%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.88%) Puppet
2 5 (3.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (2.94%) Data Guard
3 4 (2.94%) Oracle Flashback
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 61 (44.85%) Oracle
2 15 (11.03%) ATG
2 15 (11.03%) Perforce
2 15 (11.03%) Endeca
3 14 (10.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.88%) Atlassian
5 6 (4.41%) IBM
5 6 (4.41%) Sybase
6 3 (2.21%) Software AG
6 3 (2.21%) BEA
7 2 (1.47%) Adobe
7 2 (1.47%) HP
7 2 (1.47%) EMC
7 2 (1.47%) Canoo
7 2 (1.47%) Atomikos
7 2 (1.47%) WorldPay
7 2 (1.47%) Axway
7 2 (1.47%) GigaSpaces
7 2 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.74%) webMethods
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