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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 133 118 103
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -15
Contract jobs citing XSD 11 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.48% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.32% 1.70% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £288 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+19.71% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £42.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-24.11% +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
835 766 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.34% 28.02% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 421 344
Average daily rate £350 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.45 £21.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.06 £43.50 £29.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -13 5 £325 -23.52% 6
Cheshire - 3 - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (95.65%) XML
2 15 (65.22%) Subversion
2 15 (65.22%) XSLT
2 15 (65.22%) SQL
3 14 (60.87%) PHP
3 14 (60.87%) jQuery
4 13 (56.52%) Git (software)
4 13 (56.52%) Oracle Database
4 13 (56.52%) Oracle
4 13 (56.52%) OO
4 13 (56.52%) Red Hat
5 12 (52.17%) LAMP
5 12 (52.17%) Web Services
6 11 (47.83%) Linux
6 11 (47.83%) E-Commerce
7 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
7 10 (43.48%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (43.48%) Derivative
8 9 (39.13%) Open Source
8 9 (39.13%) Java
9 8 (34.78%) HTML
10 7 (30.43%) Middleware
10 7 (30.43%) MVC
10 7 (30.43%) Spring
11 6 (26.09%) Integration Testing
11 6 (26.09%) UNIX
11 6 (26.09%) CSS
11 6 (26.09%) MySQL
12 5 (21.74%) JSP
12 5 (21.74%) SOA

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
1 4 (17.39%) Confluence
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle Database
2 6 (26.09%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Subversion
2 13 (56.52%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) JIRA
3 4 (17.39%) JUnit
4 2 (8.70%) Ant
4 2 (8.70%) Maven
4 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) German Language
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) PHP Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Hybris Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (8.70%) webMethods Developer
4 2 (8.70%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior PHP Web Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Web Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Web Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Web Applications Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) XML
2 15 (65.22%) XSLT
3 14 (60.87%) jQuery
4 12 (52.17%) Web Services
4 12 (52.17%) LAMP
5 10 (43.48%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (34.78%) HTML
7 7 (30.43%) Spring
7 7 (30.43%) Middleware
8 6 (26.09%) CSS
9 5 (21.74%) JSP
9 5 (21.74%) WSDL
10 4 (17.39%) Ajax
10 4 (17.39%) Spring MVC
11 3 (13.04%) SOAP
12 2 (8.70%) .NET
12 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
12 2 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (8.70%) Apache Camel
13 1 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Derivative
2 9 (39.13%) Open Source
3 3 (13.04%) iPad
4 1 (4.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) OO
2 11 (47.83%) E-Commerce
3 7 (30.43%) MVC
4 6 (26.09%) Integration Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) SOA
6 4 (17.39%) B2C
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) SEO
7 3 (13.04%) Validation
7 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
7 3 (13.04%) Kanban
7 3 (13.04%) Data Validation
8 2 (8.70%) BPEL
8 2 (8.70%) Build Automation
9 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (4.35%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 14 (60.87%) PHP
3 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 9 (39.13%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) XQuery
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
1 13 (56.52%) Red Hat
2 4 (17.39%) hybris
3 2 (8.70%) webMethods
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
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