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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 138 144 118
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Contract jobs citing XSD 6 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.16% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 0.65% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 12
Average daily rate £433 £444 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% +14.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £294 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+64.44% -47.05%
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
820 774 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.53% 24.01% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 511 381
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 21
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -3.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.00 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bristol - 3 £420 - 1
Gloucestershire +10 2 £475 +55.10% 1
Somerset - 1 £425 - 1
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) OOD
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) XPath
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) XSL
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) J2EE
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) XQuery
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Optimisation
4 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) XForms
5 1 (16.67%) BEA
5 1 (16.67%) W3C

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) Informix
1 1 (16.67%) OLTP
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (33.33%) XSL
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) EJB
3 1 (16.67%) Flash
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JMS
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) WSDL
3 1 (16.67%) XForms
3 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
1 1 (16.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Optimisation
2 2 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) DSDM
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) XPath
2 2 (33.33%) XQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) BEA
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Rally
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) VeriFone
2 1 (16.67%) WorldPay
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