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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 229 218 221
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing XSD 31 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.31% 1.25% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 7
Average daily rate
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£419 £394 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.34% +22.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £394 £322
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +22.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
2373 2160 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.97% 24.20% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1520 1216 1128
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 53 93
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £19.00 £22.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 July 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
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 7 July 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
Hampshire +13 19 £425 +15.25% 1
Berkshire +15 8 £350 -17.64%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £425 -
Kent - 2 - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 49 (98.00%) XML
2 34 (68.00%) SOAP
3 27 (54.00%) SOA
4 26 (52.00%) Web Services
4 26 (52.00%) Java
5 22 (44.00%) WSDL
6 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (36.00%) REST
8 17 (34.00%) JUnit
9 16 (32.00%) Oracle
9 16 (32.00%) JMS
10 13 (26.00%) SoapUI
10 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (24.00%) XSLT
12 11 (22.00%) ActiveMQ
12 11 (22.00%) JBoss
12 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
12 11 (22.00%) SQL
12 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
13 10 (20.00%) Maven
13 10 (20.00%) Checkstyle
13 10 (20.00%) webMethods
13 10 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (20.00%) JSON
13 10 (20.00%) QA
13 10 (20.00%) Selenium
13 10 (20.00%) FindBugs
13 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 10 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (20.00%) Gradle

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 11 (22.00%) JBoss
2 8 (16.00%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (6.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.00%) IIS
4 3 (6.00%) CMS
5 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.00%) JCAPS
6 1 (2.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (4.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Intranet
2 2 (4.00%) HTTP
3 1 (2.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (10.00%) DB2
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.00%) VoltDB
7 1 (2.00%) Big Data
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) JUnit
2 13 (26.00%) SoapUI
3 10 (20.00%) FindBugs
3 10 (20.00%) Gradle
3 10 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (20.00%) Maven
3 10 (20.00%) Checkstyle
3 10 (20.00%) Selenium
4 6 (12.00%) XMLSpy
5 5 (10.00%) Fiddler
5 5 (10.00%) Subversion
6 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.00%) Axure RP
7 2 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (4.00%) Moq
7 2 (4.00%) MSI
7 2 (4.00%) NUnit
7 2 (4.00%) CruiseControl
7 2 (4.00%) Hudson
General
1 3 (6.00%) Publishing
1 3 (6.00%) Retail
2 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (56.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Designer
4 6 (12.00%) webMethods Developer
5 3 (6.00%) SOA Developer
5 3 (6.00%) SOA Designer
5 3 (6.00%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (4.00%) Release Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) CMS Developer
6 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Release Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (98.00%) XML
2 34 (68.00%) SOAP
3 26 (52.00%) Web Services
4 22 (44.00%) WSDL
5 18 (36.00%) REST
6 16 (32.00%) JMS
7 12 (24.00%) XSLT
8 11 (22.00%) ActiveMQ
9 10 (20.00%) JSON
9 10 (20.00%) Apache Camel
10 8 (16.00%) WCF
11 6 (12.00%) .NET
12 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
12 5 (10.00%) CSS
12 5 (10.00%) jQuery
12 5 (10.00%) Middleware
12 5 (10.00%) Ajax
13 4 (8.00%) HTML
13 4 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (6.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) W3C
1 4 (8.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.00%) Web 2.0
2 3 (6.00%) User Experience
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.00%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) SOA
2 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (16.00%) ITIL
4 8 (16.00%) ITSM
4 8 (16.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (12.00%) UML
5 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (10.00%) Web Development
6 5 (10.00%) OO
7 4 (8.00%) TDD
8 3 (6.00%) Content Management
8 3 (6.00%) BPEL
8 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.00%) OOP
8 3 (6.00%) OOD
8 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.00%) Migration
8 3 (6.00%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 26 (52.00%) Java
2 11 (22.00%) SQL
3 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.00%) C#
3 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.00%) XQuery
5 2 (4.00%) REXX
5 2 (4.00%) Tcl
5 2 (4.00%) XPath
5 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.00%) VBScript
6 1 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.00%) Ansible
2 2 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (4.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Oracle
2 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.00%) webMethods
4 7 (14.00%) Software AG
5 3 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (6.00%) Adobe
5 3 (6.00%) HP
5 3 (6.00%) Citrix
5 3 (6.00%) OpenText
5 3 (6.00%) RedDot
5 3 (6.00%) Google
6 2 (4.00%) VMware
6 2 (4.00%) Capita
7 1 (2.00%) GigaSpaces
7 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.00%) BEA
Winchester, Hampshire
J & C Associates
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago