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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 70 83 95
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Contract jobs citing XSD 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 0.55% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.95% 2.04% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£550 £460 £50
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +820.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £32.97
% change year-on-year
- -66.63%
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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
205 294 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.50% 27.05% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 174 104
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £38.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.44% +92.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 30 October 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%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) SaaS
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (75.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) EAI
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) SAP R/3
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (25.00%) XPath

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 3 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (25.00%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
1 3 (75.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) EAI
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) XPath
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) TIBCO