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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 228 225 216
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing XSD 17 11 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.13% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% 0.52% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 19
Average daily rate
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£413 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.90% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £300 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £321 £375
% change year-on-year
+29.28% -14.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2219 2108 2197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.12% 24.78% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1138 1147
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 67 77
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £20.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey - 10 - - 3
Hampshire -11 4 £394 +23.04% 1
Berkshire - 3 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 39 (97.50%) XML
2 30 (75.00%) Java
3 24 (60.00%) Spring
4 21 (52.50%) JIRA
4 21 (52.50%) Confluence
5 17 (42.50%) Scrum
6 15 (37.50%) HTML
6 15 (37.50%) MySQL
6 15 (37.50%) JUnit
6 15 (37.50%) Unit Testing
7 14 (35.00%) Tomcat
7 14 (35.00%) Subversion
8 13 (32.50%) Ajax
8 13 (32.50%) Spring MVC
8 13 (32.50%) MVC
8 13 (32.50%) E-Commerce
8 13 (32.50%) UNIX
8 13 (32.50%) B2C
8 13 (32.50%) JSP
8 13 (32.50%) CSS
8 13 (32.50%) Integration Testing
8 13 (32.50%) jQuery
8 13 (32.50%) hybris
9 12 (30.00%) Web Services
9 12 (30.00%) SQL
10 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
11 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
12 8 (20.00%) SOA
12 8 (20.00%) Swing

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (52.50%) Confluence
2 14 (35.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (20.00%) IIS
4 7 (17.50%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
5 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
5 3 (7.50%) Liferay
6 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.50%) Apache
7 1 (2.50%) GlassFish
7 1 (2.50%) JCAPS
7 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.50%) Node.js
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) MySQL
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (20.00%) Big Data
3 8 (20.00%) Apache Accumulo
4 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.50%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (52.50%) JIRA
2 15 (37.50%) JUnit
3 14 (35.00%) Subversion
4 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
5 6 (15.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (7.50%) Maven
6 3 (7.50%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (5.00%) Selenium
7 2 (5.00%) Ant
7 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (5.00%) Checkstyle
7 2 (5.00%) FindBugs
7 2 (5.00%) Gradle
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (2.50%) JDeveloper
8 1 (2.50%) XMLSpy
8 1 (2.50%) CruiseControl
8 1 (2.50%) Fiddler
8 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Integration Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.50%) Integration Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Developer
7 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.50%) SOA Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Designer
7 1 (2.50%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (97.50%) XML
2 24 (60.00%) Spring
3 15 (37.50%) HTML
4 13 (32.50%) CSS
4 13 (32.50%) JSP
4 13 (32.50%) Ajax
4 13 (32.50%) Spring MVC
4 13 (32.50%) jQuery
5 12 (30.00%) Web Services
6 8 (20.00%) SOAP
6 8 (20.00%) Swing
6 8 (20.00%) .NET
6 8 (20.00%) Kafka
7 7 (17.50%) WCF
8 6 (15.00%) J2EE
9 5 (12.50%) XSLT
9 5 (12.50%) WSDL
10 4 (10.00%) JMS
10 4 (10.00%) JAXP
10 4 (10.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.50%) Open Source
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.50%) W3C
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
3 1 (2.50%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) UNIX
2 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Scrum
2 15 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 13 (32.50%) Integration Testing
3 13 (32.50%) B2C
3 13 (32.50%) MVC
3 13 (32.50%) E-Commerce
4 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
6 8 (20.00%) SOA
6 8 (20.00%) Project Management
6 8 (20.00%) SEO
6 8 (20.00%) Validation
6 8 (20.00%) Data Validation
7 6 (15.00%) Data Security
7 6 (15.00%) OO
8 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.00%) BPEL
9 2 (5.00%) Analytics
9 2 (5.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) Java
2 12 (30.00%) SQL
3 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
3 7 (17.50%) C
3 7 (17.50%) C#
3 7 (17.50%) C++
4 4 (10.00%) XPath
5 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.50%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.50%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) MCSD
3 4 (10.00%) MCSE
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.00%) MCTS
3 4 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) hybris
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.50%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) Talend
5 2 (5.00%) JBoss
5 2 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) Sun