The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 24 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing XSD 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.55% 0.57% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.94% 1.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £618 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
XSD
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
34 65 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.68% 37.36% 33.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 30
Median daily rate £300 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for XSD.

1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) DevExpress
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) WF
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) XAML
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) NSubstitute
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) WF
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (33.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) XAML
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) DevExpress