The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank - 58 32
Contract jobs citing XSD 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.51% 2.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.72% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
XSD
Wales

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
186 174 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 37.80% 29.74% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 109 51
Average daily rate £400 £420 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +5.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XSD across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XSD across the South Wales region.

XSD Daily Rate Trend in South Wales