The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
UK
Rank 445 457 451
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing XSD 138 170 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 1.16% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 104 105
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £37.25 £22.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +69.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.25 £22.04
% change year-on-year
- +69.01%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13577 14679 13922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.83% 28.89% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9317 10126 9393
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 256 184
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.30 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.55 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing XSD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XSD
Daily Rate Trend

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in the UK

XSD
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSD within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

XSD Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

XSD
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XSD within the UK.

XSD Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

XSD
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 132 £520 +9.47% 22
London +18 75 £525 +10.52% 7
South East +24 22 £463 +12.12% 2
City of London +8 22 £525 -
South West +21 13 £525 +23.52% 2
Gloucestershire +15 9 £525 +10.52% 2
West Sussex - 9 £413 - 1
Worthing - 7 £413 - 1
North West +23 6 £318 -29.44% 4
Scotland +20 6 £353 +10.15% 2
Hampshire +14 5 £450 -0.55% 1
Yorkshire +5 5 £675 +55.17% 5
South Yorkshire - 5 £675 -
Sheffield - 5 £675 -
Edinburgh - 4 £383 - 2
Manchester +24 3 - - 2
Surrey +15 3 £475 +18.75%
Berkshire +11 3 - -
Gloucester - 3 £630 -
Renfrewshire +20 2 £315 -3.07%
Erskine +20 2 £315 -3.07%
Reading +11 2 - -
Milton Keynes +10 2 £463 +12.12%
Buckinghamshire +7 2 £463 +12.12%
Liverpool +5 2 £360 -20.00% 2
Merseyside +3 2 £360 -20.00% 2
Guildford - 2 £475 -
Somerset +7 1 £475 +11.76%
Lancashire 0 1 £275 -
Bristol -1 1 £420 +5.00%

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 with a requirement for XSD.

1 301 (92.62%) XML
2 175 (53.85%) Java
3 174 (53.54%) SQL
4 169 (52.00%) Web Services
5 156 (48.00%) SOAP
6 154 (47.38%) Agile Software Development
7 127 (39.08%) XSLT
8 118 (36.31%) Oracle
9 117 (36.00%) JSON
10 112 (34.46%) HTML
11 111 (34.15%) REST
12 104 (32.00%) JavaScript
13 88 (27.08%) CSS
13 88 (27.08%) Scrum
14 86 (26.46%) .NET
15 82 (25.23%) SOA
16 77 (23.69%) TDD
16 77 (23.69%) Maven
17 75 (23.08%) SQL Server
18 71 (21.85%) MVC
18 71 (21.85%) Finance
19 70 (21.54%) Git (software)
20 67 (20.62%) Spring
21 66 (20.31%) Linux
21 66 (20.31%) JMS
22 65 (20.00%) Unix
22 65 (20.00%) J2EE
22 65 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
23 64 (19.69%) C#
24 63 (19.38%) JIRA

XSD
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 49 (15.08%) WebSphere
2 41 (12.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 25 (7.69%) JBoss
4 24 (7.38%) Apache
5 20 (6.15%) Confluence
5 20 (6.15%) WebLogic
6 14 (4.31%) IIS
6 14 (4.31%) Tomcat
7 13 (4.00%) CMS
8 12 (3.69%) SharePoint
9 10 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (2.77%) MQSeries
10 9 (2.77%) Oracle Service Bus
11 7 (2.15%) GlassFish
11 7 (2.15%) MQSI
12 6 (1.85%) Skype for Business
12 6 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.92%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.92%) Jetty
Applications
1 19 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.77%) MS Office
3 8 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.54%) PaintShop Pro
4 5 (1.54%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 18 (5.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (4.31%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.85%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (1.23%) FastStats
4 4 (1.23%) Workday HCM
5 3 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.31%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.31%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.15%) GitHub
2 7 (2.15%) Office 365
3 6 (1.85%) Yammer
4 5 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.62%) IaaS
5 2 (0.62%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.31%) Boomi
6 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.00%) HTTP
2 15 (4.62%) Firewall
3 14 (4.31%) SSL
4 13 (4.00%) HTTPS
5 11 (3.38%) FTP
6 10 (3.08%) Internet
7 7 (2.15%) Kerberos
7 7 (2.15%) WinSCP
8 6 (1.85%) X.509
9 5 (1.54%) DVB
10 3 (0.92%) SNMP
11 2 (0.62%) AMQP
11 2 (0.62%) LDAP
11 2 (0.62%) SMS
11 2 (0.62%) Wireless
12 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 40 (12.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (11.69%) Oracle Database
4 30 (9.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (6.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (6.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (6.15%) MongoDB
7 20 (6.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 19 (5.85%) MySQL
8 19 (5.85%) Relational Database
9 18 (5.54%) Big Data
10 15 (4.62%) NoSQL
11 13 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (3.69%) Oracle Database 12c
12 12 (3.69%) RDBMS
13 9 (2.77%) DB2
14 8 (2.46%) IBM InfoSphere
15 7 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (1.54%) Jackrabbit
16 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 77 (23.69%) Maven
2 70 (21.54%) Git (software)
3 63 (19.38%) JIRA
4 54 (16.62%) JUnit
5 53 (16.31%) Jenkins
6 39 (12.00%) Subversion
7 38 (11.69%) Mockito
8 36 (11.08%) Eclipse
9 33 (10.15%) Selenium
10 32 (9.85%) Team Foundation Server
11 29 (8.92%) SoapUI
12 28 (8.62%) TeamCity
13 26 (8.00%) Spock
14 20 (6.15%) Visual Studio
15 17 (5.23%) Ant
16 16 (4.92%) Gradle
16 16 (4.92%) JMeter
17 15 (4.62%) LoadRunner
18 14 (4.31%) Cucumber
19 12 (3.69%) ClearCase
General
1 71 (21.85%) Finance
2 47 (14.46%) Banking
3 26 (8.00%) Retail
4 12 (3.69%) Publishing
5 9 (2.77%) Front Office
6 4 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.92%) French Language
7 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.62%) Automotive
8 2 (0.62%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.62%) Electronics
8 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.62%) Legal
8 2 (0.62%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.31%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 214 (65.85%) Developer
2 74 (22.77%) Java Developer
3 47 (14.46%) Senior Developer
4 46 (14.15%) Architect
5 40 (12.31%) .NET Developer
6 33 (10.15%) C# Developer
7 24 (7.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 23 (7.08%) Senior Java Developer
9 21 (6.46%) Data Architect
10 17 (5.23%) Analyst
10 17 (5.23%) Consultant
10 17 (5.23%) Software Developer
11 16 (4.92%) Senior C# Developer
12 15 (4.62%) C# Software Developer
13 14 (4.31%) SQL Developer
14 13 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
15 12 (3.69%) .NET Software Developer
15 12 (3.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 12 (3.69%) Senior .NET Developer
16 11 (3.38%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (92.62%) XML
2 169 (52.00%) Web Services
3 156 (48.00%) SOAP
4 127 (39.08%) XSLT
5 117 (36.00%) JSON
6 112 (34.46%) HTML
7 111 (34.15%) REST
8 88 (27.08%) CSS
9 86 (26.46%) .NET
10 67 (20.62%) Spring
11 66 (20.31%) JMS
12 65 (20.00%) J2EE
13 59 (18.15%) Hibernate
14 55 (16.92%) WSDL
15 47 (14.46%) jQuery
16 45 (13.85%) JDBC
16 45 (13.85%) RESTful
17 43 (13.23%) XSL
18 41 (12.62%) HTML5
19 36 (11.08%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
1 24 (7.38%) User Experience
2 19 (5.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 17 (5.23%) DataPower
4 11 (3.38%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.38%) Fixed Income
5 9 (2.77%) Taxonomies
6 8 (2.46%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.46%) Reference Data
7 7 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.85%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.54%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.54%) Interactive TV
9 5 (1.54%) Market Risk
9 5 (1.54%) MPEG
9 5 (1.54%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (1.23%) Derivative
10 4 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 66 (20.31%) Linux
2 65 (20.00%) Unix
3 25 (7.69%) Windows
4 8 (2.46%) AIX
4 8 (2.46%) HPUX
4 8 (2.46%) Solaris
5 6 (1.85%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (47.38%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (27.08%) Scrum
3 82 (25.23%) SOA
4 77 (23.69%) TDD
5 71 (21.85%) MVC
6 65 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (11.69%) SDLC
8 35 (10.77%) OO
9 34 (10.46%) UML
10 33 (10.15%) ETL
11 32 (9.85%) Unit Testing
12 30 (9.23%) Automated Testing
13 29 (8.92%) BDD
14 25 (7.69%) Data Modelling
15 23 (7.08%) Refactoring
16 22 (6.77%) Data Management
17 20 (6.15%) Migration
18 18 (5.54%) CRM
19 17 (5.23%) Workflow
20 16 (4.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 175 (53.85%) Java
2 174 (53.54%) SQL
3 104 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 64 (19.69%) C#
5 59 (18.15%) XPath
6 45 (13.85%) Shell Script
7 38 (11.69%) PL/SQL
8 31 (9.54%) T-SQL
9 30 (9.23%) Korn
10 27 (8.31%) Python
11 18 (5.54%) C
12 14 (4.31%) Bash Shell
13 13 (4.00%) VB
13 13 (4.00%) VB6
14 11 (3.38%) C++
15 10 (3.08%) VB.NET
16 9 (2.77%) PowerShell
17 8 (2.46%) XQuery
18 5 (1.54%) ActionScript
18 5 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 41 (12.62%) Degree
3 37 (11.38%) DV Cleared
4 13 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.00%) QA
2 18 (5.54%) FATCA
3 8 (2.46%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.85%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.92%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (3.08%) Docker
2 6 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.92%) Ansible
2 3 (0.92%) Consul
2 3 (0.92%) Packer
2 3 (0.92%) Terraform
3 2 (0.62%) CloudHub
3 2 (0.62%) Control-M
3 2 (0.62%) logstash
4 1 (0.31%) Nagios
Vendors
1 118 (36.31%) Oracle
2 56 (17.23%) Microsoft
3 43 (13.23%) IBM
4 33 (10.15%) Solace
5 16 (4.92%) Atlassian
6 14 (4.31%) MuleSoft
7 13 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 12 (3.69%) SAP
9 10 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (2.46%) Sybase
11 7 (2.15%) ATG
11 7 (2.15%) HP
12 6 (1.85%) Infor
13 5 (1.54%) Elastic Path
13 5 (1.54%) GoldenSource
13 5 (1.54%) OpenTV
14 4 (1.23%) Talend
14 4 (1.23%) Teradata
14 4 (1.23%) TIBCO
14 4 (1.23%) VMware
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