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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 120 113 121
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing XSD 18 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.74% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.30% 2.48% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 15
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£295 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -60.00%
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
784 887 1079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.16% 30.03% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 481 586
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 31
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.28 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.33% +21.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.00 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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
Manchester +2 16 £290 -3.33% 3
Merseyside -6 2 £425 -
Cheshire - - - - 1
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 19 (90.48%) OO
1 19 (90.48%) XML
2 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 18 (85.71%) Oracle
3 17 (80.95%) Web Services
4 16 (76.19%) PHP
4 16 (76.19%) XSLT
4 16 (76.19%) LAMP
4 16 (76.19%) Subversion
4 16 (76.19%) Git (software)
5 15 (71.43%) Oracle Database
6 14 (66.67%) jQuery
6 14 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (66.67%) Derivative
6 14 (66.67%) Red Hat
6 14 (66.67%) Linux
7 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
8 9 (42.86%) Open Source
9 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
10 4 (19.05%) MVC
10 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
10 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
10 4 (19.05%) C#
10 4 (19.05%) .NET
10 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (14.29%) WCF
11 3 (14.29%) HTML
11 3 (14.29%) CSS

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) MySQL
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (76.19%) Subversion
1 16 (76.19%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Ant
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.76%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (76.19%) PHP Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Web Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) XML
2 17 (80.95%) Web Services
3 16 (76.19%) XSLT
3 16 (76.19%) LAMP
4 14 (66.67%) jQuery
4 14 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (19.05%) .NET
6 3 (14.29%) WCF
6 3 (14.29%) HTML
6 3 (14.29%) CSS
7 2 (9.52%) WPF
7 2 (9.52%) Silverlight
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (4.76%) Ajax
8 1 (4.76%) WSDL
8 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Derivative
2 9 (42.86%) Open Source
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) RIA
4 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) OO
2 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 4 (19.05%) MVC
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) OOD
4 3 (14.29%) OO PHP
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) MVVM
5 2 (9.52%) User Stories
6 1 (4.76%) SOA
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 16 (76.19%) PHP
3 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
4 4 (19.05%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.76%) Java
6 1 (4.76%) XQuery
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Oracle
2 14 (66.67%) Red Hat
Manchester
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago