The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 46 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing XSD 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.26% 1.22% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 6.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £373 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -60.00%
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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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
142 59 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 37.47% 17.99% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 35 32
Average daily rate £355 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -8.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XSD across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XSD across the Southampton region.

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

XSD
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) JDeveloper
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) BPEL
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) JDeveloper
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SOA Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) BPEL
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle