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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 279 295 342
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +47
Contract jobs citing XSD 137 134 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.53% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 1.70% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 83 28
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£465 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £321 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £395 £338
% change year-on-year
-14.55% +17.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -63.33%
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
7328 7866 7680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.24% 31.19% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5321 5726 5406
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 44 69
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £75.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +34 29 £450 +10.42% 8
Ealing - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Hayes - - - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 241 (97.18%) XML
2 137 (55.24%) Java
3 118 (47.58%) Web Services
4 117 (47.18%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (45.97%) Oracle
6 103 (41.53%) HTML
6 103 (41.53%) SOAP
7 88 (35.48%) Scrum
8 84 (33.87%) TDD
9 75 (30.24%) Continuous Integration
10 74 (29.84%) Maven
10 74 (29.84%) WSDL
11 72 (29.03%) SOA
11 72 (29.03%) XSL
11 72 (29.03%) XSLT
12 68 (27.42%) E-Commerce
13 60 (24.19%) J2EE
13 60 (24.19%) CSS
13 60 (24.19%) JavaScript
14 57 (22.98%) SQL
15 55 (22.18%) ERP
16 54 (21.77%) Spring
17 52 (20.97%) JBoss
18 51 (20.56%) Subversion
19 50 (20.16%) RESTful
20 49 (19.76%) Linux
21 47 (18.95%) .NET
21 47 (18.95%) WebLogic
21 47 (18.95%) Groovy
22 46 (18.55%) Ant

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 47 (18.95%) WebLogic
2 32 (12.90%) Confluence
3 28 (11.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 25 (10.08%) Apache
5 22 (8.87%) WebSphere
6 19 (7.66%) Tomcat
7 17 (6.85%) AquaLogic
8 14 (5.65%) IIS
9 8 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (3.23%) SharePoint
9 8 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (2.82%) CMS
11 5 (2.02%) Apache Solr
11 5 (2.02%) Apache Spark
11 5 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (2.02%) Apache Pig
12 4 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.81%) Apache ServiceMix
14 1 (0.40%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.61%) MS Office
3 3 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.21%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (5.65%) Workday HCM
3 12 (4.84%) SAP HR
4 8 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (2.02%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (1.21%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 2 (0.81%) AquaLogic BPM
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.40%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.21%) Force.com
2 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.65%) HTTP
2 11 (4.44%) FTP
3 10 (4.03%) SNMP
4 9 (3.63%) Internet
5 3 (1.21%) WinSCP
5 3 (1.21%) LDAP
6 2 (0.81%) DNS
6 2 (0.81%) SSL
6 2 (0.81%) Intranet
6 2 (0.81%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.11%) Oracle Database
2 24 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
2 24 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 23 (9.27%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.65%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (5.65%) MySQL
5 11 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 11 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.63%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.23%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.02%) CouchDB
9 5 (2.02%) Impala
9 5 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.02%) Apache Hive
9 5 (2.02%) Couchbase
9 5 (2.02%) DB2
10 4 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 74 (29.84%) Maven
2 51 (20.56%) Subversion
3 46 (18.55%) Ant
4 35 (14.11%) JUnit
5 32 (12.90%) JIRA
6 27 (10.89%) Jenkins
7 25 (10.08%) Git (software)
8 15 (6.05%) Eclipse
9 7 (2.82%) Mockito
10 5 (2.02%) Selenium
10 5 (2.02%) XMLUnit
10 5 (2.02%) PowerDesigner
11 4 (1.61%) EasyMock
11 4 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.61%) jMock
12 3 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.21%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (1.21%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.21%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (18.55%) Retail
2 38 (15.32%) Finance
3 28 (11.29%) Publishing
4 25 (10.08%) Banking
5 10 (4.03%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.23%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.82%) Marketing
8 5 (2.02%) Legal
9 4 (1.61%) Back Office
9 4 (1.61%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.81%) Billing
11 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 172 (69.35%) Developer
2 38 (15.32%) Java Developer
3 24 (9.68%) Architect
4 15 (6.05%) Middleware Developer
5 14 (5.65%) Consultant
6 11 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 11 (4.44%) CRM Developer
6 11 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
7 10 (4.03%) Senior Developer
7 10 (4.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 9 (3.63%) Hybris Developer
9 8 (3.23%) Data Architect
9 8 (3.23%) Analyst
10 7 (2.82%) Java Engineer
11 6 (2.42%) Microsoft Developer
11 6 (2.42%) Web Developer
11 6 (2.42%) Lead Developer
11 6 (2.42%) Workday Consultant
12 5 (2.02%) Designer
12 5 (2.02%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (97.18%) XML
2 118 (47.58%) Web Services
3 103 (41.53%) HTML
3 103 (41.53%) SOAP
4 74 (29.84%) WSDL
5 72 (29.03%) XSL
5 72 (29.03%) XSLT
6 60 (24.19%) J2EE
6 60 (24.19%) CSS
7 54 (21.77%) Spring
8 50 (20.16%) RESTful
9 47 (18.95%) .NET
10 41 (16.53%) jQuery
11 39 (15.73%) JSON
12 31 (12.50%) Spring MVC
12 31 (12.50%) JSP
12 31 (12.50%) Middleware
12 31 (12.50%) Ajax
13 30 (12.10%) REST
14 27 (10.89%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (14.11%) iPad
2 35 (14.11%) Social Media
3 14 (5.65%) W3C
4 8 (3.23%) User Experience
4 8 (3.23%) Data Conversion
5 7 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.82%) Data Integration
5 7 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (2.42%) Semantic Web
7 5 (2.02%) Derivative
8 4 (1.61%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.21%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.21%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.21%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.81%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.81%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.81%) Social Network
10 2 (0.81%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 49 (19.76%) Linux
2 24 (9.68%) UNIX
3 6 (2.42%) Windows
4 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (47.18%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (35.48%) Scrum
3 84 (33.87%) TDD
4 75 (30.24%) Continuous Integration
5 72 (29.03%) SOA
6 68 (27.42%) E-Commerce
7 55 (22.18%) ERP
8 44 (17.74%) UML
9 37 (14.92%) Waterfall
10 36 (14.52%) MVC
11 35 (14.11%) Content Management
12 27 (10.89%) Data Modelling
13 26 (10.48%) Migration
14 23 (9.27%) RUP
14 23 (9.27%) CRM
15 22 (8.87%) Data Migration
16 21 (8.47%) DevOps
17 20 (8.06%) Release Management
17 20 (8.06%) DSDM
17 20 (8.06%) OO
Programming Languages
1 137 (55.24%) Java
2 60 (24.19%) JavaScript
3 57 (22.98%) SQL
4 47 (18.95%) Groovy
5 29 (11.69%) C#
6 28 (11.29%) XPath
7 23 (9.27%) PL/SQL
8 15 (6.05%) XQuery
9 13 (5.24%) VBScript
10 11 (4.44%) VB
10 11 (4.44%) VB6
11 8 (3.23%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.42%) SPARQL
13 5 (2.02%) Python
14 4 (1.61%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.21%) Apex Code
15 3 (1.21%) SOQL
15 3 (1.21%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.21%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.21%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (7.66%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.05%) Degree
3 10 (4.03%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.02%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) IIBA
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) WAI
2 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.81%) HDFS
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (6.05%) Puppet
2 3 (1.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.40%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 114 (45.97%) Oracle
2 52 (20.97%) JBoss
3 39 (15.73%) ATG
4 35 (14.11%) Perforce
4 35 (14.11%) Endeca
5 23 (9.27%) IBM
6 22 (8.87%) Microsoft
7 19 (7.66%) Atlassian
8 17 (6.85%) BEA
9 13 (5.24%) PeopleSoft
9 13 (5.24%) SAP
10 11 (4.44%) hybris
11 9 (3.63%) Sybase
12 6 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (2.02%) TIBCO
14 4 (1.61%) Rackspace
15 3 (1.21%) Canoo
15 3 (1.21%) Business Objects
15 3 (1.21%) VMware
16 2 (0.81%) Google
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