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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 351 310 290
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -20
Contract jobs citing XSD 53 99 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.44% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 1.43% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 58 66
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£553 £444 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.50% +35.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £340 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £713 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £331
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
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
6749 6921 6377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.62% 30.68% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4871 5060 4603
Average daily rate £420 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 16 92
Average hourly rate £22.18 £35.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.62% -14.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £20.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.31 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +7 14 £600 +71.42% 1
Hayes - 1 £425 - 1
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 106 (90.60%) XML
2 73 (62.39%) Java
3 59 (50.43%) Oracle
4 42 (35.90%) XSL
5 40 (34.19%) Linux
5 40 (34.19%) Web Services
6 36 (30.77%) XSLT
6 36 (30.77%) WebLogic
7 35 (29.91%) SQL
7 35 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (27.35%) Spring
8 32 (27.35%) Maven
8 32 (27.35%) Oracle Database
9 30 (25.64%) SOAP
9 30 (25.64%) JMS
10 29 (24.79%) J2EE
11 28 (23.93%) TDD
12 27 (23.08%) HTML
12 27 (23.08%) PL/SQL
13 26 (22.22%) SOA
13 26 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
13 26 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (21.37%) SDLC
15 24 (20.51%) Finance
16 23 (19.66%) Scrum
16 23 (19.66%) WSDL
16 23 (19.66%) Git (software)
17 21 (17.95%) JavaScript
17 21 (17.95%) Retail
18 20 (17.09%) Subversion

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 36 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 13 (11.11%) JBoss
3 7 (5.98%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.98%) Mule
4 6 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (5.13%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.27%) AquaLogic
5 5 (4.27%) CMS
6 4 (3.42%) Apache
6 4 (3.42%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (2.56%) IIS
8 2 (1.71%) LiveCycle
8 2 (1.71%) Confluence
8 2 (1.71%) Exstream Dialogue
9 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (4.27%) AquaLogic BPM
3 2 (1.71%) Exstream
4 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.85%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.85%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.13%) SNMP
2 4 (3.42%) LDAP
2 4 (3.42%) Internet
3 2 (1.71%) Intranet
4 1 (0.85%) Extranet
4 1 (0.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.35%) Oracle Database
2 26 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 11 (9.40%) Relational Database
5 10 (8.55%) DB2
5 10 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (7.69%) OLTP
7 8 (6.84%) Big Data
8 7 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (5.13%) MySQL
9 6 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (4.27%) OLAP
10 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (3.42%) MongoDB
11 4 (3.42%) NoSQL
11 4 (3.42%) TKPROF
11 4 (3.42%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (2.56%) RDBMS
12 3 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (27.35%) Maven
2 23 (19.66%) Git (software)
3 20 (17.09%) Subversion
4 17 (14.53%) JUnit
5 13 (11.11%) Ant
5 13 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 6 (5.13%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.27%) Mercurial
8 4 (3.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (2.56%) JIRA
10 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.71%) XMLSpy
10 2 (1.71%) Selenium
11 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 1 (0.85%) VisualAge
11 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.85%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.85%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.85%) Hudson
General
1 24 (20.51%) Finance
2 21 (17.95%) Retail
3 12 (10.26%) Banking
4 8 (6.84%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.42%) Front Office
6 3 (2.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Greek Language
7 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Publishing
7 1 (0.85%) Electronics
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 75 (64.10%) Developer
2 28 (23.93%) Java Developer
3 18 (15.38%) Architect
4 9 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
4 9 (7.69%) Designer
5 7 (5.98%) Consultant
5 7 (5.98%) XML Developer
6 6 (5.13%) Analyst
7 4 (3.42%) Java Engineer
7 4 (3.42%) Data Architect
7 4 (3.42%) Technical Architect
8 3 (2.56%) SOA Consultant
8 3 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (2.56%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (2.56%) Software Architect
8 3 (2.56%) Senior Developer
8 3 (2.56%) AWS Developer
8 3 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 3 (2.56%) SOA Developer
9 2 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (90.60%) XML
2 42 (35.90%) XSL
3 40 (34.19%) Web Services
4 36 (30.77%) XSLT
5 32 (27.35%) Spring
6 30 (25.64%) SOAP
6 30 (25.64%) JMS
7 29 (24.79%) J2EE
8 27 (23.08%) HTML
9 23 (19.66%) WSDL
10 20 (17.09%) XML Schema
11 19 (16.24%) JPA
12 16 (13.68%) Ajax
12 16 (13.68%) REST
13 15 (12.82%) RESTful
13 15 (12.82%) XML Messaging
14 14 (11.97%) JTA
15 13 (11.11%) Java EE
16 12 (10.26%) .NET
16 12 (10.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.26%) Social Media
2 12 (10.26%) iPad
3 7 (5.98%) W3C
3 7 (5.98%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.27%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.42%) Replication
6 3 (2.56%) User Experience
7 2 (1.71%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.85%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.85%) DTV
8 1 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 40 (34.19%) Linux
2 20 (17.09%) UNIX
3 4 (3.42%) Windows
4 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.85%) AIX
4 1 (0.85%) Solaris
4 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.93%) TDD
3 26 (22.22%) SOA
3 26 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (21.37%) SDLC
5 23 (19.66%) Scrum
6 19 (16.24%) E-Commerce
7 15 (12.82%) Data Modelling
8 14 (11.97%) UML
9 13 (11.11%) Content Management
9 13 (11.11%) OO
10 12 (10.26%) Open Source
10 12 (10.26%) Waterfall
10 12 (10.26%) ERP
11 11 (9.40%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (8.55%) BPEL
13 9 (7.69%) Static Code Analysis
14 8 (6.84%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (6.84%) Web Development
14 8 (6.84%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 73 (62.39%) Java
2 35 (29.91%) SQL
3 27 (23.08%) PL/SQL
4 21 (17.95%) JavaScript
5 13 (11.11%) Groovy
6 11 (9.40%) XPath
7 9 (7.69%) C#
8 8 (6.84%) XQuery
9 4 (3.42%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.56%) VB6
10 3 (2.56%) VB
10 3 (2.56%) C
11 2 (1.71%) PHP
11 2 (1.71%) VBScript
11 2 (1.71%) VBA
12 1 (0.85%) XAML
12 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 6 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.27%) Degree
3 4 (3.42%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.40%) QA
2 5 (4.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) Oracle Clusterware
1 4 (3.42%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (3.42%) Data Guard
2 4 (3.42%) Oracle Flashback
2 4 (3.42%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 59 (50.43%) Oracle
2 12 (10.26%) Endeca
2 12 (10.26%) Perforce
2 12 (10.26%) ATG
3 9 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.13%) Atomikos
4 6 (5.13%) IBM
4 6 (5.13%) Axway
5 5 (4.27%) BEA
6 3 (2.56%) Adobe
6 3 (2.56%) HP
7 2 (1.71%) Canoo
7 2 (1.71%) SAP
7 2 (1.71%) EMC
7 2 (1.71%) GigaSpaces
8 1 (0.85%) Google
8 1 (0.85%) RedDot
8 1 (0.85%) OpenText
8 1 (0.85%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.85%) webMethods
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