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 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 152 127 112
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -15
Contract jobs citing XSD 17 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.29% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.58% 1.16% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 8
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£475 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £267 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £293 £313
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 - - -
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
1078 773 833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.75% 25.24% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 450 450
Average daily rate £388 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 12 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £30.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSD across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

XSD Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 8 £388 -
Manchester -21 6 £500 +81.81% 2
Cheshire - 1 £440 -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 25 (96.15%) XML
1 25 (96.15%) WSDL
2 24 (92.31%) SOAP
3 11 (42.31%) Middleware
3 11 (42.31%) Web Services
3 11 (42.31%) XSLT
4 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
5 8 (30.77%) Jasmine
5 8 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 8 (30.77%) Grunt
5 8 (30.77%) Karma Test Runner
5 8 (30.77%) Sublime Text
5 8 (30.77%) SoapUI
5 8 (30.77%) Node.js
5 8 (30.77%) Bower
5 8 (30.77%) GitLab
5 8 (30.77%) jQuery
5 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 8 (30.77%) System Testing
5 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 8 (30.77%) Eclipse
5 8 (30.77%) CSS
5 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
5 8 (30.77%) HTML
5 8 (30.77%) Java
5 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 8 (30.77%) SAML
6 7 (26.92%) Oracle
6 7 (26.92%) SOA
6 7 (26.92%) JMS

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (30.77%) Node.js
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (23.08%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (7.69%) CMS
4 1 (3.85%) Mule
4 1 (3.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle TCA
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) SSL
2 4 (15.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
2 8 (30.77%) Grunt
2 8 (30.77%) Karma Test Runner
2 8 (30.77%) Sublime Text
2 8 (30.77%) Bower
2 8 (30.77%) GitLab
2 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 8 (30.77%) Eclipse
2 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 8 (30.77%) SoapUI
2 8 (30.77%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.85%) Hudson
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (15.38%) webMethods Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 4 (15.38%) SOA Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Integration Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) webMethods Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Middleware Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.85%) SOA Architect
7 1 (3.85%) SOA Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Data Modeller
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) XML
1 25 (96.15%) WSDL
2 24 (92.31%) SOAP
3 11 (42.31%) Web Services
3 11 (42.31%) XSLT
3 11 (42.31%) Middleware
4 8 (30.77%) SAML
4 8 (30.77%) jQuery
4 8 (30.77%) HTML
4 8 (30.77%) CSS
4 8 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 7 (26.92%) HTML5
5 7 (26.92%) JMS
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (7.69%) WebCenter
7 2 (7.69%) REST
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle ADF
8 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.85%) Spring
8 1 (3.85%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) DataPower
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Solaris
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
1 8 (30.77%) System Testing
2 7 (26.92%) SOA
3 6 (23.08%) BPEL
4 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) ERP
6 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.69%) UML
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) Coaching
6 2 (7.69%) Open Source
6 2 (7.69%) Content Management
6 2 (7.69%) SDLC
7 1 (3.85%) Data Governance
7 1 (3.85%) Master Data Management
7 1 (3.85%) Data Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (3.85%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Java
1 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) PeopleSoft
2 5 (19.23%) webMethods
3 2 (7.69%) ATG
3 2 (7.69%) Stellent
3 2 (7.69%) Retek
3 2 (7.69%) Endeca
4 1 (3.85%) Eloqua
4 1 (3.85%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Sybase
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