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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 231 226 222
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing XSD 15 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.39% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 1.59% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 29 8
Average daily rate £413 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £175 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £525 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+64.44% -47.05%
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
2180 2321 2013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.46% 24.32% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 1326 1088
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 54 65
Average hourly rate £46.25 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 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 10 February 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
Berkshire +11 7 £325 -35.00% 1
Hampshire +9 5 £463 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £413 -
Surrey -14 1 £400 -23.80% 1
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 23 (100.00%) XML
2 14 (60.87%) SOAP
3 11 (47.83%) Web Services
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) SOA
5 8 (34.78%) WSDL
5 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
6 6 (26.09%) .NET
6 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
6 6 (26.09%) C#
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 6 (26.09%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (21.74%) Java
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle
7 5 (21.74%) Scrum
7 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
7 5 (21.74%) SoapUI
7 5 (21.74%) REST
7 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
8 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
8 4 (17.39%) XSL
8 4 (17.39%) Unix
8 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 6 (26.09%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.70%) Apache
4 2 (8.70%) Confluence
4 2 (8.70%) IIS
4 2 (8.70%) MQSeries
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (4.35%) Jetty
5 1 (4.35%) SAS
5 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
3 1 (4.35%) FTP
3 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.35%) LDAP
3 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) SoapUI
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
3 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.70%) Fiddler
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) JUnit
3 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) Gradle
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) JMeter
4 1 (4.35%) Maven
4 1 (4.35%) TestNG
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Designer
2 4 (17.39%) SOA Designer
2 4 (17.39%) SOA Solution Designer
2 4 (17.39%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Developer in Test
4 2 (8.70%) Hybris Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.70%) TIBCO Architect
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 2 (8.70%) XML Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (4.35%) XML Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) XML
2 14 (60.87%) SOAP
3 11 (47.83%) Web Services
4 8 (34.78%) WSDL
5 6 (26.09%) .NET
6 5 (21.74%) REST
7 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
7 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
7 4 (17.39%) XSL
8 3 (13.04%) J2EE
8 3 (13.04%) JMS
8 3 (13.04%) Spring
8 3 (13.04%) XSLT
9 2 (8.70%) Ajax
9 2 (8.70%) HTML
9 2 (8.70%) JSON
9 2 (8.70%) MSMQ
9 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
9 2 (8.70%) WCF
9 2 (8.70%) WSE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) DataPower
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.35%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) AIX
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) SOA
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Scrum
2 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
2 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
3 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
4 3 (13.04%) BPEL
5 2 (8.70%) B2C
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.70%) ERP
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
3 5 (21.74%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) Groovy
5 1 (4.35%) Jython
5 1 (4.35%) Korn
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) VBA
5 1 (4.35%) VC++
5 1 (4.35%) XPath
5 1 (4.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.35%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) hybris
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.35%) CA
5 1 (4.35%) Demandware
5 1 (4.35%) HP