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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 135 129 111
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing XSD 10 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.033% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% 0.15% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 8
Average daily rate
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£500 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 - £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £394 £322
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +22.27%
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
792 663 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.49% 22.11% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 394 369
Average daily rate £368 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £17.44 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Manchester -2 6 £500 -
Lancashire - 3 £356 -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (78.26%) WSDL
3 16 (69.57%) SOAP
4 14 (60.87%) XSLT
5 13 (56.52%) Web Services
5 13 (56.52%) Middleware
6 9 (39.13%) SQL
6 9 (39.13%) Oracle
6 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database
7 8 (34.78%) Java
7 8 (34.78%) SoapUI
8 7 (30.43%) SOA
8 7 (30.43%) Finance
9 6 (26.09%) webMethods
9 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
9 6 (26.09%) WebLogic
9 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
9 6 (26.09%) JMS
9 6 (26.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (26.09%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (26.09%) BPEL
9 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (21.74%) Subversion
10 5 (21.74%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (21.74%) jQuery
10 5 (21.74%) DataPower
10 5 (21.74%) Open Source
10 5 (21.74%) OO
10 5 (21.74%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (21.74%) SSL

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (26.09%) WebLogic
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Service Bus
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) Confluence
3 1 (4.35%) Mule
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle TCA
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SSL
2 4 (17.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (17.39%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) SoapUI
2 5 (21.74%) Subversion
3 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.70%) JIRA
4 2 (8.70%) JUnit
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (4.35%) Hudson
5 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.35%) Ant
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) webMethods Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 4 (17.39%) SOA Developer
4 3 (13.04%) PHP Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Integration Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) webMethods Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Middleware Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) XML
2 18 (78.26%) WSDL
3 16 (69.57%) SOAP
4 14 (60.87%) XSLT
5 13 (56.52%) Web Services
5 13 (56.52%) Middleware
6 6 (26.09%) JMS
7 5 (21.74%) jQuery
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (13.04%) HTML
8 3 (13.04%) J2EE
8 3 (13.04%) CSS
8 3 (13.04%) JSP
8 3 (13.04%) LAMP
8 3 (13.04%) Spring
9 2 (8.70%) Ajax
9 2 (8.70%) Oracle ADF
9 2 (8.70%) WebCenter
9 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) DataPower
2 3 (13.04%) Derivative
3 2 (8.70%) DTV
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) SOA
2 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
2 6 (26.09%) BPEL
3 5 (21.74%) Open Source
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (21.74%) OO
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) MVC
5 3 (13.04%) SDLC
6 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.70%) Content Management
6 2 (8.70%) ERP
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) B2C
7 1 (4.35%) Quality Management
7 1 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
4 4 (17.39%) Perl
5 3 (13.04%) PHP
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) webMethods
3 5 (21.74%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.70%) Endeca
5 2 (8.70%) hybris
5 2 (8.70%) Retek
5 2 (8.70%) SAP
5 2 (8.70%) ATG
5 2 (8.70%) Stellent
6 1 (4.35%) VMware
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.35%) Eloqua
6 1 (4.35%) TIBCO