The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 69 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XSD 7 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.72% - 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.52% - 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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Buckinghamshire

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 Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
199 156 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.33% 18.57% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 105 107
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) XSLT
1 9 (100.00%) SOA
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
2 7 (77.78%) Wireshark
2 7 (77.78%) WCF
2 7 (77.78%) Fiddler
2 7 (77.78%) Unit Testing
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (77.78%) Apache
2 7 (77.78%) MSMQ
2 7 (77.78%) MQSeries
2 7 (77.78%) EDI
2 7 (77.78%) IIS
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) PL/SQL
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) T-SQL
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) JMS
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Service Bus

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 7 (77.78%) IIS
1 7 (77.78%) Apache
1 7 (77.78%) MQSeries
1 7 (77.78%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Consultant
1 7 (77.78%) BizTalk Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SOA Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) XSLT
2 7 (77.78%) MSMQ
2 7 (77.78%) EDI
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
2 7 (77.78%) WCF
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) JMS
3 2 (22.22%) WSDL
3 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) SOA
2 7 (77.78%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) PL/SQL
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) T-SQL
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) XQuery
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle