The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 68 76 94
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +18
Contract jobs citing XSD 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 0.40% 0.073%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 1.38% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£508 £460 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.32% +22.66%
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%
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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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
194 289 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.69% 28.59% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 158 72
Average daily rate £363 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.27% +36.25%
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 Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XSD across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XSD across the Reading region.

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Reading

XSD
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XSD across the Reading region.

XSD Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCSD
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft