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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 227 226 230
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing XSD 24 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 1.04% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £309 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
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
2200 2117 1988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.31% 23.57% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1382 1200 1073
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 47 123
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £20.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Berkshire +12 14 £338 -20.58%
Hampshire -1 5 £400 +14.28%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £425 -
Surrey +4 1 £400 -
Kent - 1 - - 1
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 57 (100.00%) XML
2 27 (47.37%) Web Services
3 26 (45.61%) SQL
4 25 (43.86%) XSLT
5 24 (42.11%) SOAP
5 24 (42.11%) .NET
5 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (35.09%) JavaScript
6 20 (35.09%) HTML
6 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET
6 20 (35.09%) CSS
6 20 (35.09%) Ajax
6 20 (35.09%) jQuery
7 19 (33.33%) Java
8 18 (31.58%) Web Development
9 17 (29.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 16 (28.07%) User Experience
10 16 (28.07%) Content Management
10 16 (28.07%) XHTML
10 16 (28.07%) SOA
10 16 (28.07%) CMS
10 16 (28.07%) OpenText
11 15 (26.32%) Intranet
12 14 (24.56%) RedDot
12 14 (24.56%) WSDL
12 14 (24.56%) W3C
12 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
12 14 (24.56%) OOP
13 13 (22.81%) IIS
13 13 (22.81%) Visual Studio

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 16 (28.07%) CMS
2 13 (22.81%) IIS
3 8 (14.04%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.26%) JBoss
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) Intranet
2 3 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database
3 6 (10.53%) DB2
3 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.51%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Visual Studio
1 13 (22.81%) Axure RP
2 12 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (19.30%) JUnit
4 10 (17.54%) SoapUI
5 7 (12.28%) Subversion
6 6 (10.53%) XMLSpy
7 5 (8.77%) Fiddler
8 4 (7.02%) CruiseControl
8 4 (7.02%) NUnit
8 4 (7.02%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (7.02%) Moq
8 4 (7.02%) MSBuild
8 4 (7.02%) Hudson
9 2 (3.51%) MSI
9 2 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (3.51%) Maven
9 2 (3.51%) Selenium
9 2 (3.51%) Checkstyle
9 2 (3.51%) Gradle
General
1 10 (17.54%) Publishing
2 5 (8.77%) Retail
3 4 (7.02%) Finance
3 4 (7.02%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (64.91%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) Analyst
3 12 (21.05%) CMS Developer
4 9 (15.79%) webMethods Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.02%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.26%) SOA Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Release Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.51%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (100.00%) XML
2 27 (47.37%) Web Services
3 25 (43.86%) XSLT
4 24 (42.11%) SOAP
4 24 (42.11%) .NET
5 20 (35.09%) HTML
5 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET
5 20 (35.09%) CSS
5 20 (35.09%) Ajax
5 20 (35.09%) jQuery
6 17 (29.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (28.07%) XHTML
8 14 (24.56%) WSDL
9 9 (15.79%) JMS
10 8 (14.04%) WCF
11 6 (10.53%) JDBC
11 6 (10.53%) REST
12 5 (8.77%) XSL
13 4 (7.02%) HTML5
13 4 (7.02%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) User Experience
2 14 (24.56%) W3C
3 13 (22.81%) Web 2.0
4 5 (8.77%) Mainframe
5 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.75%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.75%) Equities
7 1 (1.75%) IVR
7 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.75%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Windows
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.51%) UNIX
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.58%) Web Development
3 16 (28.07%) Content Management
3 16 (28.07%) SOA
4 14 (24.56%) OOP
5 13 (22.81%) Rapid Prototyping
6 12 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (15.79%) Customer Engagement
8 8 (14.04%) OO
8 8 (14.04%) TDD
8 8 (14.04%) Test Scripting
9 7 (12.28%) Unit Testing
9 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.28%) UML
10 5 (8.77%) MVC
11 4 (7.02%) Web Design
11 4 (7.02%) Database Tuning
11 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (5.26%) SDLC
12 3 (5.26%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (45.61%) SQL
2 20 (35.09%) JavaScript
3 19 (33.33%) Java
4 10 (17.54%) C#
5 7 (12.28%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.51%) VBScript
6 2 (3.51%) REXX
6 2 (3.51%) Tcl
6 2 (3.51%) XQuery
6 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.75%) XPath
7 1 (1.75%) Perl
7 1 (1.75%) C++
7 1 (1.75%) VC++
7 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) ISEB
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.75%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (3.51%) WMI
2 2 (3.51%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) OpenText
2 14 (24.56%) RedDot
3 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
3 13 (22.81%) Adobe
3 13 (22.81%) Google
4 12 (21.05%) webMethods
5 10 (17.54%) Oracle
5 10 (17.54%) Software AG
6 7 (12.28%) Capita
7 3 (5.26%) HP
7 3 (5.26%) Citrix
8 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.51%) TIBCO
8 2 (3.51%) VMware
9 1 (1.75%) GigaSpaces
9 1 (1.75%) Rogue Wave
9 1 (1.75%) IBM
9 1 (1.75%) Red Hat