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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 120 144 140
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -4
Contract jobs citing XSD 15 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.76% 1.02% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 1
Median daily rate £430 £400 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +100.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £405 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.34% +24.61%
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
851 879 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.43% 26.25% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 608 529
Median daily rate £360 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 68 14
Median hourly rate £23.28 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.55% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.59 £30.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Dorset - 7 £425 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £538 - 2
Wiltshire +4 2 £688 +71.87%
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 48 (100.00%) XML
2 40 (83.33%) Web Services
3 29 (60.42%) SOA
3 29 (60.42%) WSDL
3 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (60.42%) REST
4 27 (56.25%) Security Cleared
5 24 (50.00%) TOGAF
6 23 (47.92%) Xen
6 23 (47.92%) VMware
6 23 (47.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
6 23 (47.92%) Migration
6 23 (47.92%) Citrix
6 23 (47.92%) Microsoft Intune
6 23 (47.92%) Virtual Environments
7 19 (39.58%) SC Cleared
7 19 (39.58%) MODAF
8 17 (35.42%) SOAP
8 17 (35.42%) Jenkins
9 16 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
10 15 (31.25%) Maven
10 15 (31.25%) JIRA
10 15 (31.25%) Confluence
10 15 (31.25%) HL7
10 15 (31.25%) Data Migration
10 15 (31.25%) Java
10 15 (31.25%) NHS
10 15 (31.25%) GitHub
11 13 (27.08%) Oracle

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 (31.25%) Confluence
2 6 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (20.83%) Star Schema
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.17%) Big Data
3 2 (4.17%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Jenkins
2 15 (31.25%) JIRA
2 15 (31.25%) Maven
3 8 (16.67%) Selenium
4 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
4 7 (14.58%) Hudson
4 7 (14.58%) IntelliJ
5 6 (12.50%) JMeter
5 6 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 6 (12.50%) SoapUI
6 5 (10.42%) Gradle
7 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
8 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
9 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
9 2 (4.17%) JUnit
9 2 (4.17%) Mockito
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Electronics
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Architect
2 18 (37.50%) Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Java Developer
4 10 (20.83%) Data Architect
5 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (12.50%) Applications Architect
7 5 (10.42%) UI Developer
8 4 (8.33%) .NET Developer
8 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (8.33%) Technical Architect
9 3 (6.25%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
9 3 (6.25%) SQL Developer
10 2 (4.17%) UI/UX Developer
10 2 (4.17%) UX Developer
11 1 (2.08%) C# .NET Developer
11 1 (2.08%) MODAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) XML
2 40 (83.33%) Web Services
3 29 (60.42%) REST
3 29 (60.42%) WSDL
4 17 (35.42%) SOAP
5 9 (18.75%) Spring
6 8 (16.67%) Hibernate
7 7 (14.58%) JAXB
8 6 (12.50%) JSON
9 5 (10.42%) HTML
9 5 (10.42%) HTML5
10 4 (8.33%) .NET
10 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
10 4 (8.33%) WPF
11 3 (6.25%) J2EE
12 2 (4.17%) CSS
12 2 (4.17%) jQuery
12 2 (4.17%) JSF
12 2 (4.17%) JSP
12 2 (4.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) NHS
2 8 (16.67%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.08%) AIX
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (60.42%) SOA
2 24 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 23 (47.92%) Migration
3 23 (47.92%) Virtual Environments
4 19 (39.58%) MODAF
5 16 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
6 15 (31.25%) Data Migration
7 13 (27.08%) Data Architecture
8 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (22.92%) Data Modelling
8 11 (22.92%) MVC
9 6 (12.50%) Secure Coding
10 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
10 5 (10.42%) Web Accessibility
11 4 (8.33%) ITIL
12 3 (6.25%) B2C
12 3 (6.25%) Scrum
13 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (4.17%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) Java
2 6 (12.50%) C++
2 6 (12.50%) Python
3 5 (10.42%) SQL
4 4 (8.33%) C#
4 4 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 19 (39.58%) SC Cleared
3 8 (16.67%) MCSA
3 8 (16.67%) MCSD
3 8 (16.67%) MCSE
3 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.25%) HL7
2 4 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (47.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 23 (47.92%) Xen
2 8 (16.67%) Docker
2 8 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (47.92%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 23 (47.92%) Citrix
1 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
1 23 (47.92%) VMware
2 13 (27.08%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) IBM