The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 225 226 221
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing XSD 25 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 0.55% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 14
Average daily rate £340 £438 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £425 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2244 1994 2366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.17% 23.83% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 1033 1183
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 133 107
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.00 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XSD
England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +12 10 £340 -
Berkshire - 8 £369 - 1
Surrey -5 5 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -22 1 - -
Kent - - - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (91.49%) XML
2 28 (59.57%) Java
3 22 (46.81%) Web Services
4 20 (42.55%) SOAP
5 19 (40.43%) SQL
6 16 (34.04%) XSLT
7 15 (31.91%) SOA
8 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
8 14 (29.79%) Unit Testing
9 13 (27.66%) Spring
9 13 (27.66%) HTML
9 13 (27.66%) CSS
9 13 (27.66%) Scrum
10 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
10 12 (25.53%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (25.53%) C#
10 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (25.53%) WCF
10 12 (25.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (25.53%) REST
11 11 (23.40%) Subversion
11 11 (23.40%) Ajax
11 11 (23.40%) C++
11 11 (23.40%) .NET
11 11 (23.40%) Windows
11 11 (23.40%) Tomcat
12 10 (21.28%) UNIX
12 10 (21.28%) Data Modelling
12 10 (21.28%) WSDL
12 10 (21.28%) MySQL

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (25.53%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (23.40%) Tomcat
3 10 (21.28%) IIS
3 10 (21.28%) Confluence
4 6 (12.77%) WebLogic
4 6 (12.77%) WebSphere
5 5 (10.64%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (6.38%) LiveCycle
6 3 (6.38%) Liferay
7 2 (4.26%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (2.13%) GlassFish
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (2.13%) JCAPS
8 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) HTTP
2 2 (4.26%) SSL
2 2 (4.26%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) LDAP
2 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) FTP
2 2 (4.26%) SSH
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (21.28%) MySQL
3 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (4.26%) Big Data
7 2 (4.26%) Apache Accumulo
7 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.13%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Subversion
2 10 (21.28%) JUnit
2 10 (21.28%) JIRA
3 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
4 7 (14.89%) Eclipse
5 5 (10.64%) SoapUI
6 4 (8.51%) Ant
7 3 (6.38%) Maven
7 3 (6.38%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (6.38%) PhoneGap
8 2 (4.26%) JDeveloper
8 2 (4.26%) Bugzilla
8 2 (4.26%) JMeter
8 2 (4.26%) Hudson
8 2 (4.26%) Gerrit
8 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
8 2 (4.26%) LoadUI
8 2 (4.26%) TortoiseSVN
8 2 (4.26%) TestNG
General
1 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Senior Support Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) Technical Leader
5 3 (6.38%) Applications Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Designer
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Design Authority
5 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Java Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Server Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (91.49%) XML
2 22 (46.81%) Web Services
3 20 (42.55%) SOAP
4 16 (34.04%) XSLT
5 13 (27.66%) Spring
5 13 (27.66%) HTML
5 13 (27.66%) CSS
6 12 (25.53%) WCF
6 12 (25.53%) REST
7 11 (23.40%) Ajax
7 11 (23.40%) .NET
8 10 (21.28%) WSDL
9 9 (19.15%) Middleware
10 8 (17.02%) JSP
10 8 (17.02%) Spring MVC
10 8 (17.02%) jQuery
11 7 (14.89%) JSON
12 5 (10.64%) JDBC
12 5 (10.64%) J2EE
12 5 (10.64%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) iPad
2 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.38%) Open Source
4 2 (4.26%) HACMP
4 2 (4.26%) DataPower
5 1 (2.13%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.13%) Statistics
5 1 (2.13%) PKI
5 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) DTV
5 1 (2.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) UNIX
3 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.26%) AIX
5 2 (4.26%) Solaris
5 2 (4.26%) Linux
5 2 (4.26%) Android
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) SOA
2 14 (29.79%) Unit Testing
3 13 (27.66%) Scrum
4 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (21.28%) Data Modelling
6 9 (19.15%) Integration Testing
7 8 (17.02%) MVC
7 8 (17.02%) B2C
7 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
8 6 (12.77%) Project Management
8 6 (12.77%) SEO
8 6 (12.77%) Validation
8 6 (12.77%) Web Development
8 6 (12.77%) Data Validation
9 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.51%) OOP
10 4 (8.51%) TOGAF
10 4 (8.51%) Kanban
10 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (6.38%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) Java
2 19 (40.43%) SQL
3 12 (25.53%) C#
4 11 (23.40%) C++
5 9 (19.15%) T-SQL
5 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
6 8 (17.02%) C
7 6 (12.77%) XPath
8 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
9 3 (6.38%) ActionScript 2.0
9 3 (6.38%) ActionScript
9 3 (6.38%) Objective-C
10 2 (4.26%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (4.26%) Jython
10 2 (4.26%) Ruby
11 1 (2.13%) Python
11 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (8.51%) MCSD
1 4 (8.51%) MCSE
1 4 (8.51%) MCTS
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) ISEB
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) CCNA
4 1 (2.13%) OCP
4 1 (2.13%) OCA
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (4.26%) CA SiteMinder
1 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.26%) WMI
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) Oracle
3 8 (17.02%) hybris
4 5 (10.64%) IBM
5 4 (8.51%) Remedy
6 3 (6.38%) Talend
6 3 (6.38%) Adobe
7 1 (2.13%) Sun
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £275.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago