The first table below looks at the demand for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Merseyside region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 26 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing XSD 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.47% 0.42% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% 1.72% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £321 £375
% change year-on-year
+29.28% -14.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
59 58 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 27.57% 24.47% 38.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 43
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £353 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
XSD
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XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XSD across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
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