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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 234 217 233
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Contract jobs citing XSD 14 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 0.66% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 12
Average daily rate
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£413 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £305 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £505 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £364
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
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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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2318 2260 2325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.95% 25.84% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1316 1268 1192
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 62 79
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.06 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
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 August 2014. 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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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
Surrey +2 7 - - 3
Hampshire -14 4 £400 +26.98%
Berkshire +7 2 £425 -7.60%
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 35 (97.22%) XML
2 30 (83.33%) Java
3 25 (69.44%) Spring
4 22 (61.11%) JIRA
4 22 (61.11%) Confluence
5 18 (50.00%) Scrum
6 17 (47.22%) JUnit
7 16 (44.44%) HTML
7 16 (44.44%) Unit Testing
8 15 (41.67%) UNIX
9 14 (38.89%) Tomcat
9 14 (38.89%) E-Commerce
9 14 (38.89%) B2C
9 14 (38.89%) MySQL
9 14 (38.89%) JSP
9 14 (38.89%) CSS
9 14 (38.89%) Integration Testing
9 14 (38.89%) jQuery
9 14 (38.89%) Ajax
9 14 (38.89%) Spring MVC
9 14 (38.89%) Subversion
9 14 (38.89%) MVC
9 14 (38.89%) hybris
10 11 (30.56%) Web Services
11 10 (27.78%) Data Modelling
11 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (25.00%) Validation
13 8 (22.22%) SEO
13 8 (22.22%) Swing
13 8 (22.22%) Project Management

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 22 (61.11%) Confluence
2 14 (38.89%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.33%) Liferay
3 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.33%) IIS
4 2 (5.56%) Apache
4 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.78%) Mule
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) MySQL
2 8 (22.22%) Apache Accumulo
2 8 (22.22%) Big Data
2 8 (22.22%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (61.11%) JIRA
2 17 (47.22%) JUnit
3 14 (38.89%) Subversion
4 5 (13.89%) Eclipse
5 3 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (8.33%) FindBugs
5 3 (8.33%) Gradle
5 3 (8.33%) Maven
5 3 (8.33%) Checkstyle
5 3 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (8.33%) Selenium
5 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.78%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.78%) Fiddler
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.78%) XMLSpy
6 1 (2.78%) JDeveloper
6 1 (2.78%) Ant
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) Hybris Developer
3 12 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Lead Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Integration Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Designer
8 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Developer
8 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Java Architect
8 1 (2.78%) SOA Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Java Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Integration Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (97.22%) XML
2 25 (69.44%) Spring
3 16 (44.44%) HTML
4 14 (38.89%) JSP
4 14 (38.89%) CSS
4 14 (38.89%) jQuery
4 14 (38.89%) Ajax
4 14 (38.89%) Spring MVC
5 11 (30.56%) Web Services
6 8 (22.22%) Swing
6 8 (22.22%) Kafka
7 7 (19.44%) SOAP
7 7 (19.44%) J2EE
8 6 (16.67%) REST
9 5 (13.89%) XSLT
9 5 (13.89%) WSDL
10 4 (11.11%) JMS
11 3 (8.33%) RESTful
11 3 (8.33%) Apache Camel
11 3 (8.33%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Open Source
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) UNIX
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Scrum
2 16 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 14 (38.89%) E-Commerce
3 14 (38.89%) B2C
3 14 (38.89%) Integration Testing
3 14 (38.89%) MVC
4 10 (27.78%) Data Modelling
4 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (25.00%) Validation
6 8 (22.22%) SEO
6 8 (22.22%) Project Management
6 8 (22.22%) OO
6 8 (22.22%) Data Validation
7 7 (19.44%) SOA
8 6 (16.67%) Data Security
9 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 3 (8.33%) ITSM
10 3 (8.33%) ITIL
11 2 (5.56%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) XPath
4 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.33%) C
4 3 (8.33%) C#
4 3 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) MCTS
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) hybris
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.33%) Talend
4 3 (8.33%) JBoss
5 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.78%) Informatica
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
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