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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 251 219 229
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +10
Contract jobs citing XSD 18 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% 1.09% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £310 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
2332 2194 2092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.43% 23.48% 24.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1434 1279 1096
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 51 132
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.63 £18.90 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 5 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 5 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 -7 8 £325 -23.52% 1
Hampshire -13 5 £350 +7.69%
Surrey -1 2 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £563 - 3
Kent - 1 - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 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 54 (100.00%) XML
2 33 (61.11%) SQL
3 30 (55.56%) .NET
4 29 (53.70%) XSLT
4 29 (53.70%) Web Services
4 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (50.00%) CSS
5 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 27 (50.00%) jQuery
6 26 (48.15%) ASP.NET
6 26 (48.15%) Ajax
7 25 (46.30%) HTML
8 22 (40.74%) Web Development
8 22 (40.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 21 (38.89%) User Experience
9 21 (38.89%) Content Management
9 21 (38.89%) CMS
9 21 (38.89%) OpenText
9 21 (38.89%) XHTML
10 19 (35.19%) Intranet
10 19 (35.19%) RedDot
11 18 (33.33%) Adobe
11 18 (33.33%) SOAP
11 18 (33.33%) OOP
11 18 (33.33%) Axure RP
11 18 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
12 17 (31.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 17 (31.48%) IIS
12 17 (31.48%) Visual Studio
12 17 (31.48%) W3C

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 21 (38.89%) CMS
2 17 (31.48%) IIS
3 5 (9.26%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (7.41%) JBoss
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.85%) Apache
5 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (31.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.19%) Intranet
2 3 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (1.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (9.26%) DB2
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.70%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 18 (33.33%) Axure RP
2 17 (31.48%) Visual Studio
3 10 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (16.67%) JUnit
5 8 (14.81%) Subversion
6 7 (12.96%) SoapUI
7 5 (9.26%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (9.26%) Moq
7 5 (9.26%) Hudson
7 5 (9.26%) MSBuild
7 5 (9.26%) Fiddler
7 5 (9.26%) CruiseControl
7 5 (9.26%) NUnit
8 4 (7.41%) XMLSpy
9 3 (5.56%) Maven
10 2 (3.70%) Checkstyle
10 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (3.70%) Selenium
10 2 (3.70%) FindBugs
10 2 (3.70%) Trac
General
1 13 (24.07%) Publishing
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) Retail
3 4 (7.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (72.22%) Developer
2 17 (31.48%) CMS Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) webMethods Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Test Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Release Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Release Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (100.00%) XML
2 30 (55.56%) .NET
3 29 (53.70%) XSLT
3 29 (53.70%) Web Services
4 27 (50.00%) CSS
4 27 (50.00%) jQuery
5 26 (48.15%) ASP.NET
5 26 (48.15%) Ajax
6 25 (46.30%) HTML
7 22 (40.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 21 (38.89%) XHTML
9 18 (33.33%) SOAP
10 10 (18.52%) WSDL
11 8 (14.81%) JMS
12 6 (11.11%) REST
13 5 (9.26%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (9.26%) WCF
13 5 (9.26%) JDBC
13 5 (9.26%) XSL
14 4 (7.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.89%) User Experience
2 17 (31.48%) W3C
2 17 (31.48%) Web 2.0
3 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.85%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.85%) Equities
5 1 (1.85%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.85%) IVR
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) UNIX
2 2 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.74%) Web Development
3 21 (38.89%) Content Management
4 18 (33.33%) OOP
4 18 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
5 15 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (22.22%) SOA
7 10 (18.52%) TDD
7 10 (18.52%) Customer Engagement
8 9 (16.67%) OO
9 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (9.26%) Unit Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Test Scripting
10 5 (9.26%) Database Tuning
10 5 (9.26%) MVC
10 5 (9.26%) UML
11 4 (7.41%) Web Design
12 3 (5.56%) OOD
13 2 (3.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 33 (61.11%) SQL
2 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (29.63%) Java
4 9 (16.67%) C#
5 8 (14.81%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) XPath
6 1 (1.85%) VC++
6 1 (1.85%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) C++
6 1 (1.85%) Perl
6 1 (1.85%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) MCSD
3 1 (1.85%) ISEB
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) OpenText
2 19 (35.19%) RedDot
3 18 (33.33%) Adobe
4 17 (31.48%) Google
5 10 (18.52%) webMethods
5 10 (18.52%) Oracle
6 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 8 (14.81%) Capita
7 8 (14.81%) Software AG
8 2 (3.70%) IBM
8 2 (3.70%) HP
8 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.85%) Rogue Wave
9 1 (1.85%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.85%) Red Hat