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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 229 229 228
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing XSD 17 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 0.66% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 14
Average daily rate
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£425 £430 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +20.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £310 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -60.00%
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
2237 2265 2475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.45% 25.84% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1298 1286 1235
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 60 77
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.04 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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
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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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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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 +5 9 - - 3
Berkshire +7 2 £508 +8.55% 2
Hampshire -9 2 £413 +28.90%
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 43 (97.73%) XML
2 37 (84.09%) Java
3 28 (63.64%) Spring
4 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (56.82%) Scrum
5 25 (56.82%) JIRA
5 25 (56.82%) Confluence
6 23 (52.27%) Unit Testing
7 22 (50.00%) UNIX
8 20 (45.45%) JUnit
9 18 (40.91%) HTML
10 17 (38.64%) MySQL
10 17 (38.64%) CSS
10 17 (38.64%) JSP
10 17 (38.64%) Tomcat
10 17 (38.64%) E-Commerce
10 17 (38.64%) B2C
10 17 (38.64%) Integration Testing
10 17 (38.64%) Spring MVC
10 17 (38.64%) jQuery
10 17 (38.64%) MVC
10 17 (38.64%) Subversion
10 17 (38.64%) Ajax
10 17 (38.64%) hybris
11 16 (36.36%) Data Modelling
12 15 (34.09%) OO
13 14 (31.82%) J2EE
13 14 (31.82%) Web Services
14 13 (29.55%) Validation
15 10 (22.73%) SOA

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 25 (56.82%) Confluence
2 17 (38.64%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.36%) Mule
4 4 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.82%) Liferay
6 2 (4.55%) Apache
6 2 (4.55%) IIS
6 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) MySQL
2 8 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 8 (18.18%) Big Data
2 8 (18.18%) Apache Accumulo
3 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.27%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 25 (56.82%) JIRA
2 20 (45.45%) JUnit
3 17 (38.64%) Subversion
4 5 (11.36%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.82%) Maven
5 3 (6.82%) Checkstyle
5 3 (6.82%) Selenium
5 3 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (6.82%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (6.82%) Gradle
5 3 (6.82%) FindBugs
6 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.27%) Ant
7 1 (2.27%) JDeveloper
7 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Marketing
2 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.09%) Electronics
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (77.27%) Developer
2 17 (38.64%) Hybris Developer
3 12 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 9 (20.45%) Lead Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Integration Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Designer
8 2 (4.55%) Lead Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Integration Consultant
9 1 (2.27%) Java Consultant
9 1 (2.27%) Senior Support Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Consultant
9 1 (2.27%) Java Architect
9 1 (2.27%) SOA Consultant
9 1 (2.27%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (97.73%) XML
2 28 (63.64%) Spring
3 18 (40.91%) HTML
4 17 (38.64%) CSS
4 17 (38.64%) JSP
4 17 (38.64%) Spring MVC
4 17 (38.64%) jQuery
4 17 (38.64%) Ajax
5 14 (31.82%) J2EE
5 14 (31.82%) Web Services
6 10 (22.73%) REST
7 8 (18.18%) Swing
7 8 (18.18%) SOAP
7 8 (18.18%) Kafka
8 5 (11.36%) WSDL
9 4 (9.09%) JMS
9 4 (9.09%) XSLT
9 4 (9.09%) WCF
10 3 (6.82%) Hibernate
10 3 (6.82%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) DTV
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) UNIX
2 7 (15.91%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (56.82%) Scrum
3 23 (52.27%) Unit Testing
4 17 (38.64%) E-Commerce
4 17 (38.64%) B2C
4 17 (38.64%) Integration Testing
4 17 (38.64%) MVC
5 16 (36.36%) Data Modelling
6 15 (34.09%) OO
7 13 (29.55%) Validation
8 10 (22.73%) SOA
9 8 (18.18%) SEO
9 8 (18.18%) Data Validation
9 8 (18.18%) Project Management
10 6 (13.64%) Data Security
11 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (11.36%) Data Architecture
11 5 (11.36%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (11.36%) CRM
11 5 (11.36%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 37 (84.09%) Java
2 7 (15.91%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) XPath
3 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.82%) C++
3 3 (6.82%) C
4 2 (4.55%) C#
4 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) MCTS
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) MCSE
3 1 (2.27%) MCSD
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) hybris
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.36%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (9.09%) Informatica
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle
4 4 (9.09%) SAP
5 3 (6.82%) JBoss
5 3 (6.82%) Talend
6 1 (2.27%) IBM