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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
England / South West
Rank 126 134 144
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs citing XSD 13 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.70% 0.89% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 4
Median daily rate £525 £425 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £461 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +64.44%

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
765 784 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.39% 26.55% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 554 509
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 43 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +9 10 £525 +16.66%
Somerset 0 1 £475 +11.76%
Wiltshire - 1 £525 -
Dorset - 1 £363 -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 21 (95.45%) XML
2 16 (72.73%) Java
3 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
4 13 (59.09%) Oracle
5 12 (54.55%) Scrum
6 11 (50.00%) J2EE
7 10 (45.45%) JUnit
7 10 (45.45%) Web Services
7 10 (45.45%) DV Cleared
8 9 (40.91%) Hibernate
8 9 (40.91%) XSLT
8 9 (40.91%) SOAP
8 9 (40.91%) REST
9 8 (36.36%) EJB
10 7 (31.82%) Workflow
10 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
10 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
10 7 (31.82%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (31.82%) JPA
10 7 (31.82%) EJB 3.0
10 7 (31.82%) JSF
10 7 (31.82%) C
10 7 (31.82%) JBoss
10 7 (31.82%) JAXB
10 7 (31.82%) PrimeFaces
10 7 (31.82%) SDLC
11 6 (27.27%) WSDL
11 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
11 6 (27.27%) JSON

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 7 (31.82%) JBoss
2 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (13.64%) Confluence
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
5 2 (9.09%) Anypoint
5 2 (9.09%) Apache
5 2 (9.09%) GlassFish
5 2 (9.09%) Mule
5 2 (9.09%) Mule ESB
5 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.55%) Fredhopper
2 1 (4.55%) Magento
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) LDAP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Big Data
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) DB2
4 1 (4.55%) Informix
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) JUnit
2 4 (18.18%) JMeter
2 4 (18.18%) Selenium
3 3 (13.64%) JIRA
3 3 (13.64%) LoadRunner
3 3 (13.64%) Maven
3 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
4 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.55%) Ant
5 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.55%) Gradle
5 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Big Data Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Data Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 3 (13.64%) SOA Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) WebLogic Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Integration Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) XML
2 11 (50.00%) J2EE
3 10 (45.45%) Web Services
4 9 (40.91%) Hibernate
4 9 (40.91%) REST
4 9 (40.91%) SOAP
4 9 (40.91%) XSLT
5 8 (36.36%) EJB
6 7 (31.82%) EJB 3.0
6 7 (31.82%) JAXB
6 7 (31.82%) JPA
6 7 (31.82%) JSF
6 7 (31.82%) PrimeFaces
7 6 (27.27%) JSON
7 6 (27.27%) WSDL
8 5 (22.73%) CSS
8 5 (22.73%) HTML
9 4 (18.18%) Middleware
10 3 (13.64%) JDBC
10 3 (13.64%) UDDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) iPad
1 1 (4.55%) NHS
1 1 (4.55%) RIA
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Scrum
3 7 (31.82%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (31.82%) SDLC
3 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
3 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Workflow
4 5 (22.73%) SOA
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (18.18%) MVC
5 4 (18.18%) UML
6 3 (13.64%) BPEL
6 3 (13.64%) OO
6 3 (13.64%) OOP
6 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (13.64%) Web Accessibility
7 2 (9.09%) API Design
7 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) C
3 5 (22.73%) Python
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) Groovy
5 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) XPath
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) CloudHub
2 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) ATG
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.55%) BEA
3 1 (4.55%) Guidewire
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Sybase
3 1 (4.55%) VeriFone
3 1 (4.55%) WorldPay