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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 44 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing XSD 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.52% 0.27% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.20% 0.68% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£200 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +32.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
91 147 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.58% 39.10% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 111 37
Average daily rate £350 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 19 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Apache CXF
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (50.00%) Apache CXF
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java