The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 123 116 109
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing XSD 8 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.33% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 1.17% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 9
Average daily rate
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£319 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £288 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 £42.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-48.14% +40.49%
XSD
England

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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
802 770 796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.49% 28.30% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 432 462
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.14 £18.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £40.00 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in the North West

XSD
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

XSD Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

XSD
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 4 £319 -25.00% 5
Cheshire - 3 - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 26 (92.86%) XML
2 22 (78.57%) PHP
2 22 (78.57%) Subversion
3 21 (75.00%) SQL
3 21 (75.00%) XSLT
3 21 (75.00%) Git (software)
4 20 (71.43%) jQuery
4 20 (71.43%) OO
4 20 (71.43%) Red Hat
4 20 (71.43%) LAMP
5 19 (67.86%) Web Services
5 19 (67.86%) Oracle
5 19 (67.86%) Oracle Database
6 18 (64.29%) Linux
7 17 (60.71%) Derivative
7 17 (60.71%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (46.43%) Open Source
9 12 (42.86%) E-Commerce
9 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
10 8 (28.57%) HTML
10 8 (28.57%) MVC
11 7 (25.00%) Java
12 6 (21.43%) MySQL
12 6 (21.43%) CSS
12 6 (21.43%) Spring
13 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (17.86%) Middleware
13 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
13 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (14.29%) SOA

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
1 3 (10.71%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (67.86%) Oracle Database
2 6 (21.43%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 22 (78.57%) Subversion
2 21 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 3 (10.71%) JUnit
4 2 (7.14%) Maven
4 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.57%) Ant
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 20 (71.43%) PHP Developer
3 3 (10.71%) PHP Web Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Web Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Hybris Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Web Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior PHP Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Web Applications Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (3.57%) webMethods Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) XML
2 21 (75.00%) XSLT
3 20 (71.43%) LAMP
3 20 (71.43%) jQuery
4 19 (67.86%) Web Services
5 17 (60.71%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (28.57%) HTML
7 6 (21.43%) CSS
7 6 (21.43%) Spring
8 5 (17.86%) Middleware
9 4 (14.29%) JSP
10 3 (10.71%) WSDL
10 3 (10.71%) Ajax
10 3 (10.71%) Spring MVC
11 2 (7.14%) Apache Camel
11 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
11 2 (7.14%) SOAP
11 2 (7.14%) .NET
12 1 (3.57%) Servlets
12 1 (3.57%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) Derivative
2 13 (46.43%) Open Source
3 3 (10.71%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) OO
2 12 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 8 (28.57%) MVC
4 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.29%) SOA
6 3 (10.71%) B2C
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.71%) SEO
6 3 (10.71%) Validation
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) Kanban
6 3 (10.71%) Data Validation
6 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.71%) OO PHP
7 2 (7.14%) Build Automation
8 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.57%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) PHP
2 21 (75.00%) SQL
3 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) XQuery
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 19 (67.86%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) hybris
4 1 (3.57%) webMethods
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