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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 131 151 148
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Contract jobs citing XSD 10 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.031% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.47% 0.11% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 3
Median daily rate £475 £475 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £475 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £475 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £436 £406
% change year-on-year
-16.33% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £22.04
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
679 940 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.06% 29.49% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 679 511
Median daily rate £350 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 25
Median hourly rate £23.78 £42.63 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.22% -10.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £34.30 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £50.00
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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +5 4 £550 +15.78%
Bristol - 1 £420 -
Somerset - 1 £475 -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 22 (95.65%) XML
2 19 (82.61%) Java
3 18 (78.26%) SOAP
4 12 (52.17%) Oracle
4 12 (52.17%) WebLogic
5 11 (47.83%) JSON
6 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (43.48%) Spring
6 10 (43.48%) Web Services
7 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
8 8 (34.78%) SoapUI
8 8 (34.78%) Hibernate
8 8 (34.78%) Python
8 8 (34.78%) MVC
9 7 (30.43%) IntelliJ
9 7 (30.43%) JMeter
9 7 (30.43%) Selenium
9 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
10 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (26.09%) Scrum
10 6 (26.09%) WSDL
10 6 (26.09%) LoadRunner
10 6 (26.09%) C++
10 6 (26.09%) Gradle
10 6 (26.09%) Secure Coding
11 5 (21.74%) HTML
11 5 (21.74%) J2EE
11 5 (21.74%) Finance
11 5 (21.74%) JAXB
11 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce

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 12 (52.17%) WebLogic
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (13.04%) Confluence
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (8.70%) Apache
4 2 (8.70%) GlassFish
4 2 (8.70%) Mule
4 2 (8.70%) Mule ESB
4 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.35%) Fredhopper
2 1 (4.35%) Magento
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) LDAP
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Big Data
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) Informix
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 8 (34.78%) SoapUI
3 7 (30.43%) IntelliJ
3 7 (30.43%) JMeter
3 7 (30.43%) Selenium
4 6 (26.09%) Gradle
4 6 (26.09%) LoadRunner
5 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
6 3 (13.04%) JIRA
6 3 (13.04%) JUnit
6 3 (13.04%) Maven
7 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (4.35%) Ant
8 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
8 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
8 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Java E-Commerce Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
4 3 (13.04%) SOA Developer
4 3 (13.04%) UI Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) UI/UX Developer
5 2 (8.70%) UX Developer
5 2 (8.70%) WebLogic Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) XML
2 18 (78.26%) SOAP
3 11 (47.83%) JSON
4 10 (43.48%) Spring
4 10 (43.48%) Web Services
5 8 (34.78%) Hibernate
6 6 (26.09%) WSDL
7 5 (21.74%) HTML
7 5 (21.74%) J2EE
7 5 (21.74%) JAXB
8 3 (13.04%) HTML5
8 3 (13.04%) Middleware
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (13.04%) UDDI
9 2 (8.70%) CSS
9 2 (8.70%) RAML
9 2 (8.70%) REST
9 2 (8.70%) XSLT
10 1 (4.35%) Ajax
10 1 (4.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) AIX
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) MVC
3 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (26.09%) Scrum
3 6 (26.09%) Secure Coding
4 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
4 5 (21.74%) Web Accessibility
5 4 (17.39%) SOA
5 4 (17.39%) UML
6 3 (13.04%) B2C
6 3 (13.04%) BPEL
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.70%) API Design
7 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
7 2 (8.70%) ETL
7 2 (8.70%) TDD
8 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.35%) Data Security
8 1 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) Python
3 6 (26.09%) C++
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 2 (8.70%) Groovy
6 2 (8.70%) XPath
7 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.35%) Perl
7 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) ATG
3 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.35%) BEA
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Sybase
3 1 (4.35%) VeriFone
3 1 (4.35%) WorldPay