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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 252 234 228
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Contract jobs citing XSD 16 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 1.29% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 7
Median daily rate £410 £419 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -1.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £444 £410
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2370 2489 2131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.65% 26.08% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1510 1579 1192
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 34 45
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.95 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing XSD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -1 8 £463 +8.82%
Surrey - 5 £400 - 1
Berkshire -8 2 £400 +14.28% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 1 - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for XSD.

1 46 (100.00%) XML
2 37 (80.43%) SOAP
3 35 (76.09%) SOA
4 32 (69.57%) WSDL
5 26 (56.52%) Oracle
6 24 (52.17%) SoapUI
7 22 (47.83%) Data Modelling
8 16 (34.78%) Test Strategy
8 16 (34.78%) Telecoms
9 10 (21.74%) Oracle Service Bus
9 10 (21.74%) Web Services
10 9 (19.57%) XSL
10 9 (19.57%) JSON
10 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (17.39%) Scrum
11 8 (17.39%) SQL
11 8 (17.39%) Middleware
11 8 (17.39%) JMS
11 8 (17.39%) HTTP
11 8 (17.39%) REST
12 7 (15.22%) IBM
12 7 (15.22%) Migration
12 7 (15.22%) WebSphere
12 7 (15.22%) DataPower
13 6 (13.04%) QA
13 6 (13.04%) IBM Integration Bus
13 6 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ
13 6 (13.04%) SSL
13 6 (13.04%) Java
13 6 (13.04%) Windows

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (15.22%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (6.52%) MQSeries
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.35%) Confluence
5 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.17%) Jetty
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) HTTP
2 6 (13.04%) SSL
3 3 (6.52%) FTP
3 3 (6.52%) HTTPS
3 3 (6.52%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (52.17%) SoapUI
2 3 (6.52%) XMLSpy
3 2 (4.35%) JIRA
3 2 (4.35%) JUnit
3 2 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.17%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.52%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (69.57%) Designer
2 24 (52.17%) Solutions Designer
3 20 (43.48%) SOA Designer
4 19 (41.30%) SOA Solution Designer
5 16 (34.78%) Developer
6 13 (28.26%) Architect
7 12 (26.09%) SOA Architect
7 12 (26.09%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (26.09%) Telecoms Architect
7 12 (26.09%) Telecoms Designer
8 6 (13.04%) Oracle Architect
8 6 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Architect
8 6 (13.04%) Oracle Solutions Architect
9 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Hybris Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Lead Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Technical Designer
10 2 (4.35%) Technical Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) XML
2 37 (80.43%) SOAP
3 32 (69.57%) WSDL
4 10 (21.74%) Web Services
5 9 (19.57%) JSON
5 9 (19.57%) XSL
6 8 (17.39%) JMS
6 8 (17.39%) Middleware
6 8 (17.39%) REST
7 6 (13.04%) IBM Integration Bus
7 6 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (10.87%) .NET
8 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
8 5 (10.87%) jQuery
8 5 (10.87%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (6.52%) HTML
9 3 (6.52%) XSLT
10 2 (4.35%) CSS
10 2 (4.35%) JSP
10 2 (4.35%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) DataPower
2 2 (4.35%) iPad
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Life Science
3 1 (2.17%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Linux
3 3 (6.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (76.09%) SOA
2 22 (47.83%) Data Modelling
3 16 (34.78%) Test Strategy
4 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.39%) Scrum
6 7 (15.22%) Migration
7 6 (13.04%) SDLC
8 5 (10.87%) MVC
8 5 (10.87%) UML
9 4 (8.70%) Integration Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (6.52%) EAI
11 2 (4.35%) B2C
11 2 (4.35%) BPEL
11 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.35%) Project Management
11 2 (4.35%) SEO
11 2 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 6 (13.04%) Java
3 5 (10.87%) C#
3 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.35%) XAML
6 1 (2.17%) C
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.17%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) IBM
3 5 (10.87%) Adobe
4 2 (4.35%) hybris
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) Thunderhead