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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 258 248 238
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing XSD 9 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 1.06% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 6
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £330 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
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
2362 2559 2294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.95% 26.14% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1501 1677 1290
Median daily rate £385 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 50 49
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.50 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

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
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 25 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Berkshire +11 3 £400 +23.07%
Surrey - 3 £430 -
Hampshire -11 2 £563 +28.57%
West Sussex - 1 - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 48 (100.00%) XML
2 37 (77.08%) SOAP
3 32 (66.67%) SOA
4 30 (62.50%) WSDL
5 24 (50.00%) SoapUI
6 22 (45.83%) Oracle
7 20 (41.67%) Data Modelling
8 15 (31.25%) Telecoms
9 14 (29.17%) Test Strategy
10 13 (27.08%) JSON
10 13 (27.08%) Java
11 12 (25.00%) Web Services
12 11 (22.92%) SQL
13 10 (20.83%) C#
13 10 (20.83%) .NET
13 10 (20.83%) REST
14 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
14 9 (18.75%) XSL
14 9 (18.75%) IBM
15 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
15 8 (16.67%) Migration
15 8 (16.67%) MVC
15 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (14.58%) Scrum
16 7 (14.58%) WebSphere
16 7 (14.58%) XSLT
16 7 (14.58%) HTML
16 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
16 7 (14.58%) jQuery
16 7 (14.58%) DataPower

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 7 (14.58%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (8.33%) MQSeries
4 3 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Apache
5 2 (4.17%) Confluence
5 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.08%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) SSL
2 5 (10.42%) HTTP
3 3 (6.25%) FTP
3 3 (6.25%) HTTPS
3 3 (6.25%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.08%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.25%) XMLSpy
4 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.17%) JIRA
4 2 (4.17%) JMeter
4 2 (4.17%) JUnit
4 2 (4.17%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.17%) Selenium
4 2 (4.17%) Subversion
5 1 (2.08%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.08%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Publishing
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Designer
2 22 (45.83%) Developer
3 20 (41.67%) Solutions Designer
4 18 (37.50%) SOA Designer
5 17 (35.42%) SOA Solution Designer
6 12 (25.00%) Architect
6 12 (25.00%) SOA Architect
6 12 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (25.00%) Telecoms Architect
6 12 (25.00%) Telecoms Designer
7 6 (12.50%) Oracle Architect
7 6 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Architect
7 6 (12.50%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 4 (8.33%) .NET Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Lead Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Hybris Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
10 2 (4.17%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) XML
2 37 (77.08%) SOAP
3 30 (62.50%) WSDL
4 13 (27.08%) JSON
5 12 (25.00%) Web Services
6 10 (20.83%) .NET
6 10 (20.83%) REST
7 9 (18.75%) XSL
8 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 7 (14.58%) HTML
9 7 (14.58%) jQuery
9 7 (14.58%) XSLT
10 6 (12.50%) CSS
10 6 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
10 6 (12.50%) JMS
10 6 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (10.42%) Middleware
12 3 (6.25%) Spring
12 3 (6.25%) WCF
12 3 (6.25%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) DataPower
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.17%) iPad
4 1 (2.08%) Life Science
4 1 (2.08%) Smart Energy
4 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) SOA
2 20 (41.67%) Data Modelling
3 14 (29.17%) Test Strategy
4 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.67%) Migration
4 8 (16.67%) MVC
5 7 (14.58%) Scrum
6 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.42%) Integration Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Web Development
8 4 (8.33%) Kanban
8 4 (8.33%) MVVM
9 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.25%) EAI
9 3 (6.25%) OOD
9 3 (6.25%) SDLC
9 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Workflow
10 2 (4.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) Java
2 11 (22.92%) SQL
3 10 (20.83%) C#
4 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.33%) XPath
6 3 (6.25%) PHP
6 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.17%) C++
7 2 (4.17%) Python
7 2 (4.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Oracle
2 9 (18.75%) IBM
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) Adobe
4 2 (4.17%) hybris
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Thunderhead
5 1 (2.08%) VMware