The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Southampton region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 43 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing XSD 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.28% 0.66% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.80% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
125 58 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 35.21% 19.02% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 33 30
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £383 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
XSD
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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 20 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 August 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%) 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 1 August 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%) 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