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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 343 293 299
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +6
Contract jobs citing XSD 76 132 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.55% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.01% 1.78% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 81 71
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£450 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.76% -7.14%
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
7559 7400 8053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.40% 30.86% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5552 5166 5814
Average daily rate £438 £413 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 52
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £17.50 £23.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 August 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 August 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 -4 26 £450 - 3
Hayes - 1 £425 -
Docklands, London - 1 £330 -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 121 (93.80%) XML
2 80 (62.02%) Java
3 64 (49.61%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (44.19%) TDD
5 45 (34.88%) Oracle
5 45 (34.88%) Web Services
6 41 (31.78%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (31.78%) SOAP
7 40 (31.01%) Spring
8 39 (30.23%) JavaScript
9 38 (29.46%) XSL
9 38 (29.46%) Scrum
10 37 (28.68%) J2EE
11 36 (27.91%) Linux
12 35 (27.13%) JSON
13 34 (26.36%) Maven
14 33 (25.58%) XSLT
15 32 (24.81%) UML
15 32 (24.81%) SQL Server
16 31 (24.03%) HTML
16 31 (24.03%) SOA
16 31 (24.03%) Finance
17 27 (20.93%) Hibernate
17 27 (20.93%) Banking
17 27 (20.93%) JBoss
17 27 (20.93%) SDLC
18 26 (20.16%) SQL
18 26 (20.16%) WSDL
19 25 (19.38%) UNIX
20 24 (18.60%) Relational Database

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 27 (20.93%) JBoss
2 20 (15.50%) WebLogic
3 19 (14.73%) Apache
4 15 (11.63%) Confluence
5 13 (10.08%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.10%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.10%) CMS
7 3 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.33%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.55%) IIS
9 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (0.78%) Mule
9 1 (0.78%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.33%) FastStats
2 3 (2.33%) MS Office
3 2 (1.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.78%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.78%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.65%) SNMP
2 3 (2.33%) SSL
2 3 (2.33%) Internet
3 2 (1.55%) Firewall
3 2 (1.55%) LDAP
4 1 (0.78%) FTP
4 1 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.81%) SQL Server
2 24 (18.60%) Relational Database
3 15 (11.63%) DB2
4 13 (10.08%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (10.08%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.20%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (6.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (6.20%) Oracle Database
6 7 (5.43%) NoSQL
7 6 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (3.88%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (3.88%) OLAP
8 5 (3.88%) Big Data
9 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.33%) OLTP
10 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (2.33%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 34 (26.36%) Maven
2 23 (17.83%) Subversion
3 21 (16.28%) Git (software)
4 19 (14.73%) Ant
4 19 (14.73%) Jenkins
5 17 (13.18%) JIRA
6 6 (4.65%) Selenium
6 6 (4.65%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.88%) JUnit
7 5 (3.88%) VisualAge
7 5 (3.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 5 (3.88%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.10%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.33%) XMLSpy
9 3 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (1.55%) Mockito
10 2 (1.55%) jMock
10 2 (1.55%) EasyMock
11 1 (0.78%) Hudson
General
1 31 (24.03%) Finance
2 27 (20.93%) Banking
3 21 (16.28%) Retail
4 19 (14.73%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.88%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.10%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.10%) Front Office
6 4 (3.10%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 83 (64.34%) Developer
2 43 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 11 (8.53%) Architect
4 9 (6.98%) Analyst
4 9 (6.98%) Consultant
4 9 (6.98%) Designer
5 7 (5.43%) Middleware Developer
5 7 (5.43%) Senior Developer
6 6 (4.65%) Web Developer
7 5 (3.88%) Tester
7 5 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (3.10%) Java Engineer
8 4 (3.10%) Business Analyst
8 4 (3.10%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.10%) C# Developer
9 3 (2.33%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (2.33%) SQL Developer
9 3 (2.33%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (2.33%) QA Tester
9 3 (2.33%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (93.80%) XML
2 45 (34.88%) Web Services
3 41 (31.78%) SOAP
4 40 (31.01%) Spring
5 38 (29.46%) XSL
6 37 (28.68%) J2EE
7 35 (27.13%) JSON
8 33 (25.58%) XSLT
9 31 (24.03%) HTML
10 27 (20.93%) Hibernate
11 26 (20.16%) WSDL
12 23 (17.83%) Ajax
13 20 (15.50%) Middleware
14 19 (14.73%) JMS
14 19 (14.73%) XML Schema
15 16 (12.40%) REST
16 15 (11.63%) Apache Camel
16 15 (11.63%) JSP
16 15 (11.63%) ActiveMQ
17 14 (10.85%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.08%) Mobile App
2 10 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.75%) Social Media
2 10 (7.75%) iPad
3 7 (5.43%) Replication
4 5 (3.88%) W3C
4 5 (3.88%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.10%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.33%) DataPower
7 2 (1.55%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.78%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.91%) Linux
2 25 (19.38%) UNIX
3 2 (1.55%) Windows
3 2 (1.55%) AIX
3 2 (1.55%) HPUX
4 1 (0.78%) Solaris
4 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (49.61%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (44.19%) TDD
3 41 (31.78%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (29.46%) Scrum
5 32 (24.81%) UML
6 31 (24.03%) SOA
7 27 (20.93%) SDLC
8 24 (18.60%) Open Source
9 19 (14.73%) OO
10 18 (13.95%) RUP
10 18 (13.95%) E-Commerce
10 18 (13.95%) Business Analysis
10 18 (13.95%) Requirements Analysis
11 17 (13.18%) DevOps
12 16 (12.40%) Configuration Management
13 14 (10.85%) Software Delivery
14 13 (10.08%) Mobile Application Development
14 13 (10.08%) DSDM
14 13 (10.08%) Pair Programming
14 13 (10.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (62.02%) Java
2 39 (30.23%) JavaScript
3 26 (20.16%) SQL
4 17 (13.18%) PL/SQL
5 12 (9.30%) Groovy
6 9 (6.98%) C#
7 7 (5.43%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.10%) XPath
9 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.33%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.55%) C
10 2 (1.55%) PHP
10 2 (1.55%) VBA
11 1 (0.78%) XQuery
11 1 (0.78%) XAML
11 1 (0.78%) VB6
11 1 (0.78%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.78%) VB
11 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.78%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 23 (17.83%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.40%) DV Cleared
3 13 (10.08%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.20%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.63%) QA
2 5 (3.88%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.55%) SLA
3 2 (1.55%) BS7799
3 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.55%) Oracle Clusterware
2 2 (1.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (10.08%) Puppet
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (2.33%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle Flashback
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 45 (34.88%) Oracle
2 16 (12.40%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.08%) Atlassian
4 10 (7.75%) ATG
4 10 (7.75%) Perforce
4 10 (7.75%) Endeca
5 7 (5.43%) Sybase
5 7 (5.43%) IBM
6 3 (2.33%) Software AG
7 2 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.55%) GigaSpaces
7 2 (1.55%) Canoo
7 2 (1.55%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.78%) Atomikos
8 1 (0.78%) webMethods
8 1 (0.78%) Axway
8 1 (0.78%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.78%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.78%) Informatica
8 1 (0.78%) ILOG
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