The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 31 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XSD 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.08% - 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% - 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
81 104 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 29.03% 25.68% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 49 44
Median daily rate £375 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing XSD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

XSD
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XSD across the Merseyside region.

XSD Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

XSD
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southport - 3 £350 - 1
XSD
North West

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for XSD.

1 7 (100.00%) SOAP
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) REST
2 5 (71.43%) Autofac
2 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) JSON
2 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) PCI DSS
2 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) OWASP
2 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
2 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
2 5 (71.43%) IIS
2 5 (71.43%) MS Office
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) SAML
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) Windows

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
1 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
1 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) C# Developer
1 4 (57.14%) C# Software Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Software Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Software Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Architect
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) NoSQL Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) REST
1 7 (100.00%) SOAP
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 5 (71.43%) Autofac
2 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) JSON
2 5 (71.43%) SAML
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
1 5 (71.43%) OWASP
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) API Design
2 2 (28.57%) BPEL
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) F5