The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 131 142 138
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing XSD 6 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.91% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Median daily rate £475 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £428 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £403 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.10% +19.25%
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
841 880 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.74% 26.98% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 597 488
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 64 12
Median hourly rate £23.28 £42.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.55% +9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £30.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in the South West

XSD
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSD across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

XSD Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

XSD
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XSD across the South West region.

XSD Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

XSD
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Gloucestershire - 3 £538 -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for XSD.

1 51 (100.00%) XML
2 43 (84.31%) Web Services
3 32 (62.75%) SOA
3 32 (62.75%) WSDL
4 30 (58.82%) Security Cleared
5 29 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (56.86%) REST
6 24 (47.06%) TOGAF
7 23 (45.10%) Xen
7 23 (45.10%) Migration
7 23 (45.10%) VMware
7 23 (45.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
7 23 (45.10%) Citrix
7 23 (45.10%) Microsoft Intune
7 23 (45.10%) Virtual Environments
8 22 (43.14%) SC Cleared
9 20 (39.22%) SOAP
10 19 (37.25%) MODAF
11 17 (33.33%) Jenkins
12 16 (31.37%) Zachman Framework
12 16 (31.37%) Oracle
13 15 (29.41%) Java
13 15 (29.41%) NHS
13 15 (29.41%) JIRA
13 15 (29.41%) HL7
13 15 (29.41%) Data Migration
13 15 (29.41%) Confluence
13 15 (29.41%) Maven
13 15 (29.41%) GitHub

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 15 (29.41%) Confluence
2 9 (17.65%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.84%) IIS
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (29.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (19.61%) Star Schema
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.92%) Big Data
4 2 (3.92%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 17 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 15 (29.41%) JIRA
2 15 (29.41%) Maven
3 8 (15.69%) Selenium
4 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
4 7 (13.73%) Hudson
4 7 (13.73%) IntelliJ
5 6 (11.76%) JMeter
5 6 (11.76%) LoadRunner
5 6 (11.76%) SoapUI
6 5 (9.80%) Gradle
7 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
8 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.92%) JUnit
9 2 (3.92%) Mockito
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Electronics
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (54.90%) Architect
2 21 (41.18%) Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Java Developer
4 10 (19.61%) Data Architect
5 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (11.76%) Applications Architect
7 5 (9.80%) UI Developer
8 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
8 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.84%) Technical Architect
9 3 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
9 3 (5.88%) SOA Developer
9 3 (5.88%) SQL Developer
10 2 (3.92%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) XML
2 43 (84.31%) Web Services
3 32 (62.75%) WSDL
4 29 (56.86%) REST
5 20 (39.22%) SOAP
6 9 (17.65%) Spring
7 8 (15.69%) Hibernate
8 7 (13.73%) JAXB
9 6 (11.76%) JSON
10 5 (9.80%) HTML
10 5 (9.80%) HTML5
11 4 (7.84%) .NET
11 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
11 4 (7.84%) WPF
12 3 (5.88%) J2EE
12 3 (5.88%) Middleware
12 3 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (5.88%) UDDI
13 2 (3.92%) CSS
13 2 (3.92%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) NHS
2 8 (15.69%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.96%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.96%) AIX
3 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) SOA
2 29 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (47.06%) TOGAF
4 23 (45.10%) Migration
4 23 (45.10%) Virtual Environments
5 19 (37.25%) MODAF
6 16 (31.37%) Zachman Framework
7 15 (29.41%) Data Migration
8 13 (25.49%) Data Architecture
9 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (21.57%) Data Modelling
9 11 (21.57%) MVC
10 6 (11.76%) Secure Coding
11 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
11 5 (9.80%) Web Accessibility
12 4 (7.84%) ITIL
13 3 (5.88%) B2C
13 3 (5.88%) BPEL
13 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) Java
2 6 (11.76%) C++
2 6 (11.76%) Python
3 5 (9.80%) SQL
4 4 (7.84%) C#
4 4 (7.84%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 22 (43.14%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.69%) MCSA
3 8 (15.69%) MCSD
3 8 (15.69%) MCSE
3 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (29.41%) HL7
2 4 (7.84%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (45.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 23 (45.10%) Xen
2 8 (15.69%) Docker
2 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (45.10%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Citrix
1 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
1 23 (45.10%) VMware
2 16 (31.37%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) IBM