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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 225 202 195
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -7
Contract jobs citing XSD 33 26 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.30% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% 1.24% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 24
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£200 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £364 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £448 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.04 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 - £32.00
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
2339 2090 2067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.78% 24.49% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1418 1164 1123
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 64 87
Average hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £14.93 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSD across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

XSD Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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
East Sussex - 17 £175 - 2
Surrey -3 5 £525 +40.00% 1
Berkshire -11 4 £488 +8.33% 2
Hampshire -22 1 £375 -4.45%
Kent - 1 £225 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 48 (97.96%) XML
2 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (53.06%) XSLT
3 26 (53.06%) CSS
3 26 (53.06%) jQuery
4 25 (51.02%) Web Services
4 25 (51.02%) HTML
4 25 (51.02%) SQL
4 25 (51.02%) Ajax
5 24 (48.98%) .NET
6 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
7 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET
8 20 (40.82%) Java
9 18 (36.73%) XHTML
10 17 (34.69%) Content Management
10 17 (34.69%) CMS
10 17 (34.69%) Open Text
10 17 (34.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (34.69%) User Experience
11 15 (30.61%) Web Development
11 15 (30.61%) RedDot
11 15 (30.61%) Scrum
11 15 (30.61%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (30.61%) Intranet
11 15 (30.61%) OOP
12 14 (28.57%) Adobe
12 14 (28.57%) W3C
12 14 (28.57%) Rapid Prototyping
12 14 (28.57%) Axure RP
13 13 (26.53%) Unit Testing

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (34.69%) CMS
2 13 (26.53%) IIS
3 7 (14.29%) Confluence
4 5 (10.20%) Mule
5 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
6 3 (6.12%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (6.12%) JBoss
7 2 (4.08%) Apache
7 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
7 2 (4.08%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.04%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) Intranet
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.16%) MySQL
4 3 (6.12%) Apache Accumulo
4 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.12%) Big Data
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.08%) SQLite
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Axure RP
2 13 (26.53%) Visual Studio
3 7 (14.29%) JIRA
3 7 (14.29%) Subversion
3 7 (14.29%) JUnit
4 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.12%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (6.12%) Moq
4 3 (6.12%) Hudson
4 3 (6.12%) MSBuild
4 3 (6.12%) NUnit
4 3 (6.12%) CruiseControl
5 2 (4.08%) Maven
6 1 (2.04%) Checkstyle
6 1 (2.04%) FindBugs
6 1 (2.04%) Gradle
6 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.04%) XMLSpy
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 9 (18.37%) Publishing
2 6 (12.24%) Finance
3 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.16%) Electronics
3 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.16%) Marketing
4 3 (6.12%) Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Retail
5 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (77.55%) Developer
2 14 (28.57%) CMS Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Architect
4 4 (8.16%) Lead Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Hybris Developer
5 3 (6.12%) webMethods Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.08%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.08%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.04%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Systems Architect
7 1 (2.04%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (97.96%) XML
2 26 (53.06%) CSS
2 26 (53.06%) XSLT
2 26 (53.06%) jQuery
3 25 (51.02%) Ajax
3 25 (51.02%) HTML
3 25 (51.02%) Web Services
4 24 (48.98%) .NET
5 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 18 (36.73%) XHTML
7 17 (34.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (22.45%) SOAP
9 10 (20.41%) J2EE
9 10 (20.41%) Spring
10 9 (18.37%) REST
11 7 (14.29%) WSDL
12 6 (12.24%) JMS
12 6 (12.24%) JDBC
13 4 (8.16%) JSP
13 4 (8.16%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.69%) User Experience
2 14 (28.57%) W3C
3 13 (26.53%) Web 2.0
4 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.16%) DTV
6 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
7 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
7 1 (2.04%) Equities
7 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (2.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) UNIX
2 7 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.69%) Content Management
3 15 (30.61%) Scrum
3 15 (30.61%) Web Development
3 15 (30.61%) OOP
3 15 (30.61%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (28.57%) Rapid Prototyping
5 13 (26.53%) OO
5 13 (26.53%) Unit Testing
6 11 (22.45%) SOA
7 8 (16.33%) Data Modelling
8 7 (14.29%) MVC
8 7 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 7 (14.29%) TDD
8 7 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (12.24%) EAI
9 6 (12.24%) CRM
10 5 (10.20%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (10.20%) Validation
10 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) SQL
2 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
3 20 (40.82%) Java
4 7 (14.29%) C#
5 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.12%) XPath
7 2 (4.08%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.04%) VC++
8 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.04%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) MCSD
2 1 (2.04%) ISEB
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Open Text
2 15 (30.61%) RedDot
3 14 (28.57%) Adobe
4 13 (26.53%) Google
5 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (12.24%) Capita
6 6 (12.24%) Oracle
6 6 (12.24%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (10.20%) SAP
8 4 (8.16%) IBM
8 4 (8.16%) Informatica
8 4 (8.16%) hybris
9 3 (6.12%) webMethods
9 3 (6.12%) Software AG
10 2 (4.08%) TIBCO
11 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.04%) Rogue Wave
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