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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 231 234 224
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing XSD 30 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 0.76% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £369 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £321
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +29.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
2509 2227 2121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.32% 24.21% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1598 1250 1149
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 49 67
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.88 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Hampshire +7 18 £438 +11.11%
Berkshire +8 6 £350 -17.64% 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £425 -
Kent - 1 - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 47 (97.92%) XML
2 34 (70.83%) SOAP
3 31 (64.58%) SOA
4 27 (56.25%) Web Services
5 26 (54.17%) Java
6 22 (45.83%) WSDL
7 19 (39.58%) REST
8 17 (35.42%) JUnit
8 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (33.33%) JMS
10 15 (31.25%) Oracle
11 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
11 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
12 13 (27.08%) SoapUI
13 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
13 12 (25.00%) JBoss
13 12 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
13 12 (25.00%) WCF
14 11 (22.92%) JSON
14 11 (22.92%) QA
14 11 (22.92%) Selenium
14 11 (22.92%) Maven
14 11 (22.92%) Checkstyle
14 11 (22.92%) XSLT
14 11 (22.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (22.92%) FindBugs
14 11 (22.92%) Gradle
14 11 (22.92%) Apache Camel
15 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (25.00%) JBoss
1 12 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (8.33%) Apache
3 4 (8.33%) MQSeries
3 4 (8.33%) IIS
4 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.08%) JCAPS
6 1 (2.08%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.08%) FTP
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.33%) DB2
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.17%) VoltDB
7 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) JUnit
2 13 (27.08%) SoapUI
3 11 (22.92%) FindBugs
3 11 (22.92%) Gradle
3 11 (22.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (22.92%) Maven
3 11 (22.92%) Checkstyle
3 11 (22.92%) Selenium
4 9 (18.75%) Fiddler
5 8 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (10.42%) XMLSpy
7 3 (6.25%) Subversion
8 2 (4.17%) Trac
8 2 (4.17%) MSI
9 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Developer
2 11 (22.92%) Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Designer
5 6 (12.50%) Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) webMethods Developer
7 4 (8.33%) BizTalk Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) SOA Developer
8 3 (6.25%) SOA Designer
8 3 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
9 2 (4.17%) Release Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Integration Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Release Engineer
10 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Developer
10 1 (2.08%) Manual Test Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (97.92%) XML
2 34 (70.83%) SOAP
3 27 (56.25%) Web Services
4 22 (45.83%) WSDL
5 19 (39.58%) REST
6 16 (33.33%) JMS
7 12 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
7 12 (25.00%) WCF
8 11 (22.92%) JSON
8 11 (22.92%) Apache Camel
8 11 (22.92%) XSLT
9 5 (10.42%) Middleware
10 4 (8.33%) MSMQ
10 4 (8.33%) .NET
10 4 (8.33%) EDI
10 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
11 3 (6.25%) Spring
11 3 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (6.25%) J2EE
12 2 (4.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) W3C
3 1 (2.08%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.08%) IVR
3 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) SOA
2 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (20.83%) Unit Testing
5 9 (18.75%) ITSM
5 9 (18.75%) ITIL
6 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 5 (10.42%) UML
9 3 (6.25%) OO
9 3 (6.25%) OOD
9 3 (6.25%) Migration
9 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.25%) BPEL
9 3 (6.25%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.25%) SDLC
10 2 (4.17%) Scrum
10 2 (4.17%) Unified Process
10 2 (4.17%) Use Case
10 2 (4.17%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) Java
2 10 (20.83%) SQL
3 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
4 6 (12.50%) C#
5 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.25%) XQuery
7 2 (4.17%) REXX
7 2 (4.17%) Tcl
7 2 (4.17%) XPath
7 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.17%) VBScript
8 1 (2.08%) Python
8 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.17%) Ansible
2 2 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (4.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Oracle
2 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.75%) webMethods
4 6 (12.50%) Software AG
5 3 (6.25%) HP
5 3 (6.25%) Citrix
6 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.17%) VMware
7 1 (2.08%) GigaSpaces
7 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.08%) BEA