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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 242 259 235
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -24
Contract jobs citing XSD 15 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.71% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 8
Median daily rate £410 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £340 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £405 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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 2535 2233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.96% 25.53% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1448 1691 1289
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 52 37
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.87 £17.50 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing XSD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +5 5 £500 +11.11% 2
Surrey - 5 £403 - 2
Berkshire +1 3 £400 +18.51%
West Sussex - 2 - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for XSD.

1 41 (100.00%) XML
2 29 (70.73%) SOAP
3 23 (56.10%) SOA
4 21 (51.22%) WSDL
5 18 (43.90%) SoapUI
6 17 (41.46%) Oracle
7 16 (39.02%) Java
7 16 (39.02%) SQL
8 15 (36.59%) JSON
9 11 (26.83%) .NET
10 10 (24.39%) REST
10 10 (24.39%) C#
10 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
10 10 (24.39%) XSLT
10 10 (24.39%) Data Modelling
10 10 (24.39%) IBM
11 9 (21.95%) Web Services
12 8 (19.51%) XSL
12 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
12 8 (19.51%) Migration
13 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
13 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (17.07%) Linux
13 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
14 6 (14.63%) JMS
14 6 (14.63%) Windows
14 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
14 6 (14.63%) MVC
14 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.63%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.76%) MQSeries
3 3 (7.32%) Apache
3 3 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.88%) GlassFish
4 2 (4.88%) JBoss
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) SSL
2 3 (7.32%) FTP
2 3 (7.32%) HTTP
2 3 (7.32%) HTTPS
2 3 (7.32%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Big Data
2 2 (4.88%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.88%) SQLite
3 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) SoapUI
2 5 (12.20%) Selenium
2 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.76%) JMeter
3 4 (9.76%) LoadRunner
4 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.32%) XMLSpy
5 2 (4.88%) Gerrit
5 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.44%) Checkstyle
6 1 (2.44%) FindBugs
6 1 (2.44%) Gradle
6 1 (2.44%) JUnit
6 1 (2.44%) Maven
6 1 (2.44%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.44%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
3 2 (4.88%) Publishing
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Developer
2 19 (46.34%) Designer
3 11 (26.83%) SOA Designer
3 11 (26.83%) Solutions Designer
4 10 (24.39%) SOA Solution Designer
5 7 (17.07%) Architect
6 6 (14.63%) SOA Architect
6 6 (14.63%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (14.63%) Telecoms Architect
6 6 (14.63%) Telecoms Designer
7 5 (12.20%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Oracle Architect
8 3 (7.32%) Oracle SOA Architect
8 3 (7.32%) Oracle Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.88%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (4.88%) C# WCF Developer
9 2 (4.88%) CRM Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (4.88%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (100.00%) XML
2 29 (70.73%) SOAP
3 21 (51.22%) WSDL
4 15 (36.59%) JSON
5 11 (26.83%) .NET
6 10 (24.39%) REST
6 10 (24.39%) XSLT
7 9 (21.95%) Web Services
8 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
8 8 (19.51%) XSL
9 6 (14.63%) JMS
10 5 (12.20%) HTML
10 5 (12.20%) IBM Integration Bus
10 5 (12.20%) jQuery
10 5 (12.20%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (9.76%) CSS
11 4 (9.76%) Middleware
11 4 (9.76%) WCF
12 3 (7.32%) Apache Camel
12 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) DataPower
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.44%) Life Science
4 1 (2.44%) Smart Energy
4 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Unix
4 1 (2.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) SOA
2 10 (24.39%) Data Modelling
3 8 (19.51%) Migration
4 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (14.63%) MVC
5 6 (14.63%) Test Strategy
6 5 (12.20%) Web Development
7 4 (9.76%) ETL
7 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
7 4 (9.76%) MVVM
7 4 (9.76%) Scrum
8 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (7.32%) EAI
8 3 (7.32%) OOD
8 3 (7.32%) Web Accessibility
8 3 (7.32%) Workflow
9 2 (4.88%) BDD
9 2 (4.88%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) Java
1 16 (39.02%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) C#
2 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.20%) XPath
4 4 (9.76%) C++
4 4 (9.76%) Python
4 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.32%) PHP
5 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.88%) XAML
7 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Oracle
2 10 (24.39%) IBM
3 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) Talend
5 1 (2.44%) Thunderhead
5 1 (2.44%) TIBCO