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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 95 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -4
Contract jobs citing XSD 4 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.93% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 3.31% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +12.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
XSD
North West

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
394 393 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.89% 28.21% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 248 151
Average daily rate £350 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £252 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 19
Average hourly rate £37.50 £135.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.22% +328.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £135.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £135.00 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSD across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

XSD Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) XSLT
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) JSP
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) PHP
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) MySQL
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Open Source
4 3 (50.00%) Derivative
4 3 (50.00%) Spring
4 3 (50.00%) LAMP
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (33.33%) hybris
5 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Programme Management

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Confluence
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Hybris Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior PHP Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) XSLT
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) JSP
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) Spring
4 3 (50.00%) LAMP
4 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (33.33%) Ajax
5 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
5 2 (33.33%) J2EE
6 1 (16.67%) Servlets
6 1 (16.67%) SOAP
6 1 (16.67%) WSDL
6 1 (16.67%) Middleware
6 1 (16.67%) JPA
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
1 3 (50.00%) Derivative
2 2 (33.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) B2C
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) Website Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) hybris
2 2 (33.33%) SAP