The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 213 214 188
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -26
Contract jobs citing XSD 36 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.26% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.57% 1.09% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £354 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.04 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 £42.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-48.14% +40.49%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2295 2023 1836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.03% 24.02% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1091 1008
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 60 94
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in the South East

XSD
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSD across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

XSD Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

XSD
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

XSD Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

XSD
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSD across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

XSD Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

XSD
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Sussex - 21 £188 -
Surrey +7 7 £525 +40.00% 3
Berkshire -4 4 £500 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 6
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 54 (98.18%) XML
2 37 (67.27%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (58.18%) XSLT
3 32 (58.18%) CSS
3 32 (58.18%) .NET
3 32 (58.18%) jQuery
4 31 (56.36%) HTML
4 31 (56.36%) SQL
4 31 (56.36%) Ajax
5 30 (54.55%) Web Services
6 29 (52.73%) JavaScript
7 27 (49.09%) ASP.NET
8 22 (40.00%) XHTML
8 22 (40.00%) Web Development
8 22 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 21 (38.18%) User Experience
9 21 (38.18%) Content Management
9 21 (38.18%) CMS
9 21 (38.18%) Open Text
10 19 (34.55%) RedDot
10 19 (34.55%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (34.55%) Intranet
10 19 (34.55%) OOP
11 18 (32.73%) Java
11 18 (32.73%) Adobe
11 18 (32.73%) W3C
11 18 (32.73%) Rapid Prototyping
11 18 (32.73%) Axure RP
12 17 (30.91%) Google
12 17 (30.91%) Adobe Creative Suite

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 21 (38.18%) CMS
2 17 (30.91%) IIS
3 5 (9.09%) Mule
4 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.27%) Confluence
5 3 (5.45%) JBoss
5 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.64%) Apache
6 2 (3.64%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.82%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (34.55%) Intranet
2 2 (3.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
3 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (7.27%) MySQL
5 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.64%) DB2
6 2 (3.64%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (32.73%) Axure RP
2 17 (30.91%) Visual Studio
3 9 (16.36%) Subversion
4 8 (14.55%) JUnit
5 5 (9.09%) MSBuild
5 5 (9.09%) Hudson
5 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (9.09%) Moq
5 5 (9.09%) CruiseControl
5 5 (9.09%) NUnit
6 4 (7.27%) JIRA
7 2 (3.64%) Maven
7 2 (3.64%) XMLSpy
8 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.82%) Selenium
8 1 (1.82%) FindBugs
8 1 (1.82%) Gradle
8 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (23.64%) Publishing
2 7 (12.73%) Finance
3 5 (9.09%) Banking
4 4 (7.27%) Marketing
4 4 (7.27%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.27%) Electronics
4 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.64%) Retail
6 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (76.36%) Developer
2 17 (30.91%) CMS Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Architect
4 4 (7.27%) webMethods Developer
4 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Lead Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Hybris Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Lead Architect
5 3 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.64%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.64%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (98.18%) XML
2 32 (58.18%) XSLT
2 32 (58.18%) CSS
2 32 (58.18%) .NET
2 32 (58.18%) jQuery
3 31 (56.36%) HTML
3 31 (56.36%) Ajax
4 30 (54.55%) Web Services
5 27 (49.09%) ASP.NET
6 22 (40.00%) XHTML
6 22 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (21.82%) SOAP
8 10 (18.18%) J2EE
9 9 (16.36%) REST
10 8 (14.55%) WSDL
11 7 (12.73%) JDBC
11 7 (12.73%) JMS
11 7 (12.73%) Spring
12 6 (10.91%) XSL
13 5 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) User Experience
2 18 (32.73%) W3C
3 17 (30.91%) Web 2.0
4 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.27%) DTV
6 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.82%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.82%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) UNIX
2 7 (12.73%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (67.27%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) Web Development
3 21 (38.18%) Content Management
4 19 (34.55%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (34.55%) OOP
5 18 (32.73%) Rapid Prototyping
6 15 (27.27%) Scrum
6 15 (27.27%) OO
7 13 (23.64%) Unit Testing
8 12 (21.82%) SOA
9 10 (18.18%) MVC
9 10 (18.18%) TDD
9 10 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
10 8 (14.55%) Data Modelling
11 7 (12.73%) Integration Testing
12 6 (10.91%) EAI
12 6 (10.91%) CRM
12 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (9.09%) Database Tuning
13 5 (9.09%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) SQL
2 29 (52.73%) JavaScript
3 18 (32.73%) Java
4 11 (20.00%) C#
5 6 (10.91%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.45%) XPath
7 2 (3.64%) C++
8 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.82%) VC++
8 1 (1.82%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.82%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
1 1 (1.82%) MCSD
1 1 (1.82%) ISEB
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) Open Text
2 19 (34.55%) RedDot
3 18 (32.73%) Adobe
4 17 (30.91%) Google
5 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 8 (14.55%) Oracle
6 8 (14.55%) Capita
7 7 (12.73%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (9.09%) SAP
9 4 (7.27%) Software AG
9 4 (7.27%) Informatica
9 4 (7.27%) webMethods
9 4 (7.27%) IBM
9 4 (7.27%) hybris
10 2 (3.64%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.82%) Rogue Wave
11 1 (1.82%) Red Hat