The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
England / North East
Rank - 68 51
Contract jobs citing XSD 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.81% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.37% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £300 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -45.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.16% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +14.72%

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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
295 295 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 33.95% 34.18% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 191 80
Median daily rate £350 £375 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £533 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 £14.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in the North East