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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
England / North West
Rank 131 145 133
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing XSD 6 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 0.97% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £275 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.54% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £406 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.92% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £37.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.25 £22.04
% change year-on-year
- +69.01%

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
816 1027 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.01% 26.21% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 639 512
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 41 23
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +64.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing XSD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 3 - - 2
Lancashire -4 2 £275 -
Merseyside 0 1 - - 3
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for XSD.

1 25 (100.00%) XML
2 23 (92.00%) SQL
3 21 (84.00%) .NET
4 15 (60.00%) HTML
5 13 (52.00%) C#
5 13 (52.00%) VB
5 13 (52.00%) CSS
5 13 (52.00%) VB6
6 12 (48.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (48.00%) XSL
7 11 (44.00%) T-SQL
7 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
8 9 (36.00%) Oracle
8 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
9 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (28.00%) Web Services
10 6 (24.00%) XSLT
10 6 (24.00%) SOAP
10 6 (24.00%) Entity Framework
10 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (20.00%) REST
11 5 (20.00%) JSON
11 5 (20.00%) WPF
11 5 (20.00%) ClearCase
11 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (20.00%) Rational Robot
11 5 (20.00%) MVC
11 5 (20.00%) WinForms

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) ColdFusion
1 3 (12.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (12.00%) MySQL
4 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (8.00%) Jackrabbit
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (20.00%) ClearCase
2 5 (20.00%) Rational Robot
3 4 (16.00%) Subversion
3 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (12.00%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (12.00%) JIRA
5 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 17 (68.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 9 (36.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 8 (32.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (28.00%) Software Developer
7 6 (24.00%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (12.00%) C# WPF Developer
9 3 (12.00%) WPF Developer
10 2 (8.00%) CRM Developer
10 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
10 2 (8.00%) XML Developer
11 1 (4.00%) C# Web Developer
11 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
11 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
11 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
11 1 (4.00%) VB6 Developer
11 1 (4.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) XML
2 21 (84.00%) .NET
3 15 (60.00%) HTML
4 13 (52.00%) CSS
5 12 (48.00%) XSL
6 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
7 7 (28.00%) Web Services
8 6 (24.00%) Entity Framework
8 6 (24.00%) SOAP
8 6 (24.00%) XSLT
9 5 (20.00%) JSON
9 5 (20.00%) REST
9 5 (20.00%) WinForms
9 5 (20.00%) WPF
10 4 (16.00%) jQuery
11 3 (12.00%) Autofac
11 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
11 3 (12.00%) SAML
11 3 (12.00%) Spring
12 2 (8.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
1 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (12.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) MVC
3 4 (16.00%) TDD
4 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Feasibility Study
4 3 (12.00%) OOP
4 3 (12.00%) OWASP
4 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) SOA
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.00%) SOLID
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) Workflow
5 2 (8.00%) Workflow Development
6 1 (4.00%) Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) DSDM
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) C#
2 13 (52.00%) VB
2 13 (52.00%) VB6
3 11 (44.00%) T-SQL
4 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
5 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.00%) Java
6 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Perforce
3 1 (4.00%) Software AG
3 1 (4.00%) webMethods
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