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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 74 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XSD 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% - 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.88% - 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £394 £361
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +8.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+64.44% -47.05%
XSD
Berkshire

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
228 216 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.03% 24.55% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 131 138
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) SAML
1 2 (100.00%) WSE
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Software Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) MSF

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
1 1 (50.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) SAML
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) WSE
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) MSF
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft