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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 242 247 224
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Contract jobs citing XSD 36 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.50% 0.75% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 9
Average daily rate £425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £421 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.30 £42.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-23.09% -20.00%
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
2400 2275 2153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.91% 22.86% 23.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1579 1383 1256
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 41 48
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +16 22 £465 +32.85% 1
Buckinghamshire +23 7 £400 -28.88%
Surrey -11 4 £400 -
Berkshire +3 3 £400 +23.07% 1
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (100.00%) XML
2 39 (79.59%) SOAP
3 33 (67.35%) SOA
4 30 (61.22%) WSDL
5 23 (46.94%) Oracle
6 20 (40.82%) Data Modelling
7 19 (38.78%) SoapUI
8 16 (32.65%) Test Strategy
9 15 (30.61%) Web Services
10 13 (26.53%) SQL
11 12 (24.49%) XSL
11 12 (24.49%) Telecoms
11 12 (24.49%) REST
12 11 (22.45%) JSON
13 10 (20.41%) WebSphere
13 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (20.41%) HTTP
13 10 (20.41%) IBM
13 10 (20.41%) DataPower
14 9 (18.37%) Oracle Service Bus
14 9 (18.37%) Middleware
14 9 (18.37%) JMS
14 9 (18.37%) Migration
14 9 (18.37%) Scrum
15 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
15 8 (16.33%) C#
15 8 (16.33%) .NET
16 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
16 7 (14.29%) Java
16 7 (14.29%) Windows

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (20.41%) WebSphere
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (10.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (10.20%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (6.12%) MQSeries
5 2 (4.08%) Confluence
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.04%) Jetty
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.04%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) HTTP
2 7 (14.29%) SSL
3 4 (8.16%) FTP
3 4 (8.16%) HTTPS
4 3 (6.12%) WinSCP
5 1 (2.04%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (38.78%) SoapUI
2 3 (6.12%) Subversion
2 3 (6.12%) XMLSpy
3 2 (4.08%) JIRA
3 2 (4.08%) JUnit
3 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.04%) Maven
4 1 (2.04%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.04%) TestNG
4 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (24.49%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.08%) Electronics
3 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Designer
2 21 (42.86%) Developer
3 20 (40.82%) Solutions Designer
4 17 (34.69%) SOA Designer
5 16 (32.65%) SOA Solution Designer
6 11 (22.45%) Architect
7 9 (18.37%) SOA Architect
7 9 (18.37%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (18.37%) Telecoms Architect
7 9 (18.37%) Telecoms Designer
8 6 (12.24%) Oracle Architect
8 6 (12.24%) Oracle SOA Architect
8 6 (12.24%) Oracle Solutions Architect
9 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
10 3 (6.12%) BizTalk Developer
10 3 (6.12%) Consultant
10 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Developer
11 2 (4.08%) Lead Developer
11 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
11 2 (4.08%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) XML
2 39 (79.59%) SOAP
3 30 (61.22%) WSDL
4 15 (30.61%) Web Services
5 12 (24.49%) REST
5 12 (24.49%) XSL
6 11 (22.45%) JSON
7 9 (18.37%) JMS
7 9 (18.37%) Middleware
8 8 (16.33%) .NET
8 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
9 7 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
9 7 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (10.20%) jQuery
10 5 (10.20%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (8.16%) XSLT
12 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
12 3 (6.12%) HTML
13 2 (4.08%) Ajax
13 2 (4.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) DataPower
2 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) iPad
4 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) HACMP
4 1 (2.04%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Linux
3 4 (8.16%) Unix
4 1 (2.04%) AIX
4 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (67.35%) SOA
2 20 (40.82%) Data Modelling
3 16 (32.65%) Test Strategy
4 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (18.37%) Migration
5 9 (18.37%) Scrum
6 7 (14.29%) SDLC
7 5 (10.20%) MVC
7 5 (10.20%) UML
8 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.16%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.12%) BPEL
9 3 (6.12%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.12%) EAI
10 2 (4.08%) B2C
10 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.08%) ERP
10 2 (4.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) C#
3 7 (14.29%) Java
4 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.08%) XAML
8 1 (2.04%) C
8 1 (2.04%) Jython
8 1 (2.04%) Korn
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.04%) VBA
8 1 (2.04%) XPath
8 1 (2.04%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Nagios
2 1 (2.04%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) Oracle
2 10 (20.41%) IBM
3 5 (10.20%) Adobe
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) hybris
4 2 (4.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) CA
5 1 (2.04%) Demandware
5 1 (2.04%) HP
5 1 (2.04%) TIBCO