The first table below looks at the demand for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Stoke-on-Trent 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XSD 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 4.65% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £285 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
24 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 55.81% 58.33% 51.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 14
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XSD
Staffordshire

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) DevExpress
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) LotusScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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%) IBM Notes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) LotusScript
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) DevExpress
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus