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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 100 139 140
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +1
Contract jobs citing XSD 45 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.49% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.60% 0.97% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 1
Median daily rate £600 £453 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.59% +29.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £431 £410
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
804 822 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.66% 26.02% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 568 553
Median daily rate £350 £358 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 45 20
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.91% +9.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £20.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Wiltshire +14 24 £600 +32.59%
Dorset - 7 £425 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £638 -
Somerset +9 1 - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 50 (100.00%) XML
2 41 (82.00%) Web Services
3 30 (60.00%) SOA
3 30 (60.00%) WSDL
3 30 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (58.00%) REST
5 27 (54.00%) Security Cleared
6 24 (48.00%) Migration
6 24 (48.00%) TOGAF
6 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
7 23 (46.00%) Citrix
7 23 (46.00%) Xen
7 23 (46.00%) VMware
7 23 (46.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (46.00%) Microsoft Intune
7 23 (46.00%) Virtual Environments
8 21 (42.00%) SC Cleared
9 19 (38.00%) MODAF
10 17 (34.00%) Jenkins
11 16 (32.00%) Data Migration
11 16 (32.00%) Zachman Framework
11 16 (32.00%) Maven
12 15 (30.00%) JIRA
12 15 (30.00%) HL7
12 15 (30.00%) NHS
12 15 (30.00%) Confluence
12 15 (30.00%) GitHub
13 14 (28.00%) Windows
13 14 (28.00%) SOAP
13 14 (28.00%) Java

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 (30.00%) Confluence
2 7 (14.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) Star Schema
2 9 (18.00%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.00%) DB2
4 1 (2.00%) Informix
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (32.00%) Maven
3 15 (30.00%) JIRA
4 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (14.00%) Hudson
4 7 (14.00%) IntelliJ
5 5 (10.00%) Gradle
5 5 (10.00%) Selenium
6 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
7 3 (6.00%) JMeter
7 3 (6.00%) JUnit
7 3 (6.00%) LoadRunner
7 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.00%) Mockito
9 1 (2.00%) Bugzilla
9 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Electronics
2 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.00%) Marketing
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (58.00%) Architect
2 19 (38.00%) Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Data Architect
3 10 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (12.00%) Applications Architect
6 5 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (10.00%) UI Developer
7 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Technical Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.00%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.00%) UI/UX Developer
9 2 (4.00%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) XML
2 41 (82.00%) Web Services
3 30 (60.00%) WSDL
4 29 (58.00%) REST
5 14 (28.00%) SOAP
6 10 (20.00%) Spring
7 8 (16.00%) Hibernate
8 7 (14.00%) JAXB
9 6 (12.00%) HTML
10 5 (10.00%) .NET
10 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
10 5 (10.00%) HTML5
11 4 (8.00%) J2EE
11 4 (8.00%) WPF
12 3 (6.00%) CSS
12 3 (6.00%) JSON
12 3 (6.00%) JSP
13 2 (4.00%) JSF
13 2 (4.00%) Struts
13 2 (4.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) NHS
2 8 (16.00%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (60.00%) SOA
2 24 (48.00%) Migration
2 24 (48.00%) TOGAF
3 23 (46.00%) Virtual Environments
4 19 (38.00%) MODAF
5 16 (32.00%) Data Migration
5 16 (32.00%) Zachman Framework
6 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (24.00%) Data Modelling
6 12 (24.00%) MVC
7 11 (22.00%) Data Architecture
8 6 (12.00%) Secure Coding
9 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.00%) ITIL
10 4 (8.00%) Programme Management
10 4 (8.00%) Scrum
11 3 (6.00%) B2C
11 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (6.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) Java
2 7 (14.00%) SQL
3 5 (10.00%) C#
4 4 (8.00%) C++
4 4 (8.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.00%) Python
6 2 (4.00%) XQuery
7 1 (2.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.00%) VB
7 1 (2.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (54.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (42.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (16.00%) MCSA
3 8 (16.00%) MCSD
3 8 (16.00%) MCSE
3 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.00%) HL7
2 4 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 23 (46.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 23 (46.00%) Xen
2 8 (16.00%) Docker
2 8 (16.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (46.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (46.00%) Citrix
2 23 (46.00%) VMware
3 14 (28.00%) Oracle
4 3 (6.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) BEA
5 1 (2.00%) Rally
5 1 (2.00%) Sybase
5 1 (2.00%) VeriFone
5 1 (2.00%) WorldPay