The first table below looks at the demand for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Middlesex 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing XSD 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - - 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £405
% change year-on-year
- -13.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
31 27 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.40% 13.11% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 20
Average daily rate £300 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +92.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XSD
South East

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

XSD
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TestNG
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Gerrit
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TestNG
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Gerrit
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java