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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 144 131 118
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Contract jobs citing XSD 12 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.25% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 0.97% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
Average daily rate £450 £319 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £22.04 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+67.87% -48.14%
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
1039 821 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.33% 26.08% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 532 419
Average daily rate £360 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 23 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £19.23 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Lancashire - 6 - - 2
Manchester -15 5 £425 +33.33% 2
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) XML
2 12 (46.15%) WSDL
2 12 (46.15%) SOAP
2 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 12 (46.15%) CSS
2 12 (46.15%) jQuery
2 12 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
4 10 (38.46%) Oracle
4 10 (38.46%) XSLT
4 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
4 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
5 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (34.62%) Java
6 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 8 (30.77%) Eclipse
6 8 (30.77%) SAML
6 8 (30.77%) Grunt
6 8 (30.77%) AngularJS
6 8 (30.77%) Jasmine
6 8 (30.77%) Node.js
6 8 (30.77%) System Testing
6 8 (30.77%) Karma Test Runner
6 8 (30.77%) Sublime Text
6 8 (30.77%) Bower
6 8 (30.77%) ES6
6 8 (30.77%) Front End Development
6 8 (30.77%) Protractor
6 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio Code
6 8 (30.77%) GitLab

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (30.77%) Node.js
2 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 4 (15.38%) Confluence
4 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
5 2 (7.69%) Apache
5 2 (7.69%) JBoss
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) FTP
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
2 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 8 (30.77%) Bower
3 8 (30.77%) Eclipse
3 8 (30.77%) GitLab
3 8 (30.77%) Grunt
3 8 (30.77%) Jasmine
3 8 (30.77%) Karma Test Runner
3 8 (30.77%) Protractor
3 8 (30.77%) Sublime Text
3 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio Code
4 6 (23.08%) ClearCase
4 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (15.38%) JIRA
5 4 (15.38%) JUnit
5 4 (15.38%) Rational Robot
5 4 (15.38%) Subversion
6 2 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Avionics
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Military
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Hybris Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Lead Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Technical Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Technical Leader
7 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (7.69%) webMethods Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Data Modeller
8 1 (3.85%) Database Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) XML
2 12 (46.15%) CSS
2 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 12 (46.15%) jQuery
2 12 (46.15%) SOAP
2 12 (46.15%) WSDL
3 10 (38.46%) XSLT
4 8 (30.77%) AngularJS
4 8 (30.77%) SAML
5 7 (26.92%) HTML5
6 6 (23.08%) .NET
6 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework
6 6 (23.08%) Spring
6 6 (23.08%) WinForms
6 6 (23.08%) WPF
7 5 (19.23%) Middleware
7 5 (19.23%) Web Services
8 4 (15.38%) Ajax
8 4 (15.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Unix
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Unit Testing
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Front End Development
3 8 (30.77%) System Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
4 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
4 5 (19.23%) SOLID
4 5 (19.23%) TDD
5 4 (15.38%) B2C
5 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 4 (15.38%) MVC
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) BPEL
6 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) SEO
6 3 (11.54%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) ES6
2 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) VB6
5 1 (3.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) hybris
3 2 (7.69%) webMethods
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Sybase
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