The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 90 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing XSD 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.26% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 0.88% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate
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£313 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 - £32.00
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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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
412 339 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.24% 29.66% 38.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 207 265
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 7
Average hourly rate £11.25 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.90% -5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XSD across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XSD across the Manchester region.

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 17 (94.44%) PHP
1 17 (94.44%) OO
1 17 (94.44%) LAMP
2 16 (88.89%) Subversion
2 16 (88.89%) Web Services
2 16 (88.89%) XML
2 16 (88.89%) Git (software)
3 15 (83.33%) Oracle Database
3 15 (83.33%) XSLT
3 15 (83.33%) Linux
3 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 15 (83.33%) Oracle
3 15 (83.33%) Red Hat
4 14 (77.78%) RabbitMQ
4 14 (77.78%) Derivative
4 14 (77.78%) jQuery
5 10 (55.56%) Open Source
6 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
8 5 (27.78%) MVC
9 3 (16.67%) OO PHP
10 2 (11.11%) German Language
10 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (11.11%) CSS
10 2 (11.11%) MySQL
10 2 (11.11%) HTML
11 1 (5.56%) Java
11 1 (5.56%) JSP
11 1 (5.56%) Servlets
11 1 (5.56%) SOAP

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (88.89%) Subversion
1 16 (88.89%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
1 17 (94.44%) PHP Developer
2 2 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Web Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Web Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Software Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) LAMP
2 16 (88.89%) Web Services
2 16 (88.89%) XML
3 15 (83.33%) XSLT
4 14 (77.78%) jQuery
4 14 (77.78%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (11.11%) HTML
5 2 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (5.56%) JSP
6 1 (5.56%) Servlets
6 1 (5.56%) SOAP
6 1 (5.56%) WSDL
6 1 (5.56%) REST
6 1 (5.56%) JPA
6 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.56%) Spring
6 1 (5.56%) JSF
6 1 (5.56%) Java EE
6 1 (5.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Derivative
2 10 (55.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) OO
2 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 5 (27.78%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) OO PHP
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (5.56%) Website Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) PHP
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Java
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Oracle
1 15 (83.33%) Red Hat