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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 131 136 109
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -27
Contract jobs citing XSD 8 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 1.13% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
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
780 795 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.79% 26.88% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 551 302
Average daily rate £363 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 17 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +63.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £15.80 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XSD across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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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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
Wiltshire - 5 £450 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £343 -
Devon - 1 - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 8 (66.67%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) SOA
3 6 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) WSDL
4 5 (41.67%) WCF
5 4 (33.33%) JSON
5 4 (33.33%) BPMN
5 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 4 (33.33%) REST
5 4 (33.33%) IBM
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) DHTML
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (33.33%) XSLT
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (25.00%) UML
6 3 (25.00%) SOAP
6 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) Nokia
6 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (8.33%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
1 2 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
1 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) OLTP
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Liquibase
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Developer
3 4 (33.33%) SOA Architect
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Web Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) SOA Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) WSDL
3 5 (41.67%) WCF
4 4 (33.33%) XSLT
4 4 (33.33%) DHTML
4 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) REST
4 4 (33.33%) JSON
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (25.00%) Java EE
5 3 (25.00%) Middleware
6 2 (16.67%) LINQ
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 1 (8.33%) JMS
7 1 (8.33%) JPA
7 1 (8.33%) Spring
7 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
7 1 (8.33%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) SOA
2 4 (33.33%) BPMN
3 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 3 (25.00%) B2B
3 3 (25.00%) B2C
3 3 (25.00%) UML
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (25.00%) BPEL
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) VB
3 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) COBIT
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Nokia
2 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) HP