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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 87 82 73
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing XSD 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.39% 0.081% 0.100%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.83% 0.30% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£500 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £394 £322
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +22.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
327 328 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.43% 26.56% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 202 171
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +30.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 6 July 2015.

XSD Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 10 (90.91%) XML
2 9 (81.82%) Web Services
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) XSLT
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database
4 7 (63.64%) Finance
5 6 (54.55%) Middleware
5 6 (54.55%) JMS
5 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
5 6 (54.55%) SOA
5 6 (54.55%) WSDL
5 6 (54.55%) SOAP
6 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
6 5 (45.45%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
6 5 (45.45%) OO
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (45.45%) Open Source
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
6 5 (45.45%) Subversion
6 5 (45.45%) jQuery
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (36.36%) Linux
7 4 (36.36%) MySQL

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Service Bus
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (18.18%) CMS
2 2 (18.18%) Confluence
3 1 (9.09%) Mule
3 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle TCA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (36.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
1 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) JUnit
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (9.09%) Hudson
4 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 2 (18.18%) Electronics
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 4 (36.36%) SOA Developer
3 3 (27.27%) PHP Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
4 2 (18.18%) Hybris Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior PHP Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) XML
2 9 (81.82%) Web Services
3 8 (72.73%) XSLT
4 6 (54.55%) JMS
4 6 (54.55%) WSDL
4 6 (54.55%) Middleware
4 6 (54.55%) SOAP
5 5 (45.45%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (27.27%) Spring
6 3 (27.27%) HTML
6 3 (27.27%) J2EE
6 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 3 (27.27%) JSP
6 3 (27.27%) LAMP
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle ADF
7 2 (18.18%) Ajax
7 2 (18.18%) Spring MVC
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (18.18%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Derivative
2 2 (18.18%) DTV
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
1 6 (54.55%) SOA
2 5 (45.45%) Open Source
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (45.45%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 2 (18.18%) Content Management
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) B2C
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) ATG
4 2 (18.18%) Stellent
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) Endeca
4 2 (18.18%) hybris
4 2 (18.18%) Retek
5 1 (9.09%) Eloqua
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) TIBCO