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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 467 508 422
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -86
Contract jobs citing XSD 194 134 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.24% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 0.85% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 80 98
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £600 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £450 £410
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
15635 15673 14872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.94% 27.51% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10934 10539 9618
Median daily rate £415 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 220 211
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.58 £16.51 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +49 175 £463 -2.63% 28
London +15 80 £475 -5.00% 13
South West +39 45 £600 +31.86% 1
Wiltshire +18 24 £600 +31.86%
Scotland +1 15 £340 +0.74%
Edinburgh +5 13 £340 +0.74%
Corsham - 13 £650 -
North West +12 12 £394 -21.20% 2
South East -16 12 £436 +2.64% 2
West Midlands -27 9 £400 -30.43% 1
Cheshire - 9 £383 -
East Midlands +4 8 £463 +2.77% 2
City of London +36 7 £475 -2.56% 1
Hampshire -10 7 £463 +5.71%
Dorset - 7 £425 - 1
Gloucestershire - 7 £638 -
Hook +10 6 £463 -
Yorkshire -4 6 £425 +3.03% 5
Warrington - 5 £394 -
Bournemouth - 5 £425 -
Swindon +3 4 £365 -19.78%
Warwickshire -1 4 £323 -26.28%
East of England +19 3 - - 2
Leeds +5 3 £425 +3.03% 4
West Yorkshire -1 3 £425 +3.03% 5
North Yorkshire - 3 - -
Ripon - 3 - -
Surrey - 3 £400 -
Coventry - 3 £400 -
Docklands, London +14 2 £485 +46.96%

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 with a requirement for XSD.

1 383 (89.07%) XML
2 222 (51.63%) Java
3 210 (48.84%) Web Services
4 200 (46.51%) SOAP
5 182 (42.33%) SOA
6 177 (41.16%) REST
7 168 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
8 159 (36.98%) WSDL
9 141 (32.79%) Oracle
10 133 (30.93%) SQL
11 112 (26.05%) JSON
12 109 (25.35%) JavaScript
13 103 (23.95%) Scrum
14 95 (22.09%) XSLT
15 90 (20.93%) Spring
16 85 (19.77%) Security Cleared
17 82 (19.07%) HTML
18 79 (18.37%) JMS
18 79 (18.37%) Data Modelling
19 74 (17.21%) SoapUI
20 71 (16.51%) Maven
21 70 (16.28%) Git (software)
22 68 (15.81%) HTTP
23 65 (15.12%) XSL
24 63 (14.65%) Linux
25 62 (14.42%) Windows
25 62 (14.42%) Finance
26 59 (13.72%) Hibernate
26 59 (13.72%) Continuous Integration
27 58 (13.49%) TDD

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 51 (11.86%) WebSphere
2 41 (9.53%) JBoss
3 39 (9.07%) WebLogic
4 37 (8.60%) Confluence
5 30 (6.98%) Oracle Service Bus
6 27 (6.28%) Tomcat
7 24 (5.58%) IIS
8 18 (4.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 17 (3.95%) Apache
10 14 (3.26%) Mule
11 12 (2.79%) Apache ServiceMix
11 12 (2.79%) MQSeries
12 9 (2.09%) IBM Transformation Extender
13 8 (1.86%) CICS
13 8 (1.86%) CMS
13 8 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (1.63%) FileNet
14 7 (1.63%) LiveCycle
14 7 (1.63%) Mule ESB
14 7 (1.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.86%) MS Office
3 7 (1.63%) Gliffy
4 6 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.93%) PaintShop Pro
5 4 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (3.49%) Oracle BPM
1 15 (3.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) FastStats
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.88%) GitHub
2 7 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.93%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (15.81%) HTTP
2 25 (5.81%) SSL
3 18 (4.19%) SNMP
4 16 (3.72%) LDAP
5 14 (3.26%) HTTPS
6 13 (3.02%) FTP
7 12 (2.79%) WinSCP
8 8 (1.86%) SAN
9 7 (1.63%) DVB
10 5 (1.16%) Internet
11 4 (0.93%) SSH
12 3 (0.70%) SMS
12 3 (0.70%) Wireless
13 2 (0.47%) AMQP
13 2 (0.47%) DMZ
13 2 (0.47%) Firewall
13 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.16%) SQL Server
2 45 (10.47%) Oracle Database
3 34 (7.91%) MySQL
4 23 (5.35%) DB2
5 21 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (4.42%) NoSQL
7 17 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (3.49%) MongoDB
9 14 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
11 11 (2.56%) Relational Database
11 11 (2.56%) Star Schema
12 10 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (1.63%) Big Data
14 7 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
15 6 (1.40%) Hadoop
15 6 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 74 (17.21%) SoapUI
2 71 (16.51%) Maven
3 70 (16.28%) Git (software)
4 57 (13.26%) Subversion
5 54 (12.56%) JUnit
6 52 (12.09%) JIRA
7 47 (10.93%) Jenkins
8 43 (10.00%) Eclipse
9 31 (7.21%) Visual Studio
10 29 (6.74%) Selenium
11 21 (4.88%) ClearCase
12 20 (4.65%) Mockito
12 20 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (4.19%) PHPUnit
14 17 (3.95%) Cucumber
15 16 (3.72%) Hudson
15 16 (3.72%) XMLSpy
16 10 (2.33%) EasyMock
16 10 (2.33%) Spock
17 8 (1.86%) DbUnit
General
1 62 (14.42%) Finance
2 37 (8.60%) Banking
3 31 (7.21%) Telecoms
4 22 (5.12%) Marketing
5 19 (4.42%) Manufacturing
6 15 (3.49%) Electronics
6 15 (3.49%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.79%) Retail
8 11 (2.56%) Front Office
9 5 (1.16%) International Banking
9 5 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.93%) Automotive
11 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.47%) Back Office
11 2 (0.47%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.47%) French Language
11 2 (0.47%) Publishing
11 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 238 (55.35%) Developer
2 104 (24.19%) Architect
2 104 (24.19%) Java Developer
3 47 (10.93%) Designer
4 34 (7.91%) Senior Developer
5 28 (6.51%) Solutions Designer
6 26 (6.05%) XML Developer
7 24 (5.58%) Data Architect
7 24 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (5.35%) Lead Developer
8 23 (5.35%) SOA Designer
9 20 (4.65%) .NET Developer
10 19 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
10 19 (4.42%) SOA Solution Designer
11 18 (4.19%) Integration Developer
12 16 (3.72%) Integration Architect
12 16 (3.72%) SOA Developer
13 15 (3.49%) SQL Developer
14 14 (3.26%) Hybris Developer
15 13 (3.02%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 383 (89.07%) XML
2 210 (48.84%) Web Services
3 200 (46.51%) SOAP
4 177 (41.16%) REST
5 159 (36.98%) WSDL
6 112 (26.05%) JSON
7 95 (22.09%) XSLT
8 90 (20.93%) Spring
9 82 (19.07%) HTML
10 79 (18.37%) JMS
11 65 (15.12%) XSL
12 59 (13.72%) Hibernate
13 58 (13.49%) CSS
13 58 (13.49%) J2EE
14 57 (13.26%) .NET
15 56 (13.02%) Java EE
16 54 (12.56%) JSP
17 52 (12.09%) RESTful
18 50 (11.63%) Middleware
19 37 (8.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.88%) DataPower
3 16 (3.72%) NHS
4 13 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.33%) Fat Client
5 10 (2.33%) Interactive TV
5 10 (2.33%) Thin Client
6 9 (2.09%) Fixed Income
6 9 (2.09%) SWIFT
7 8 (1.86%) Data Integration
7 8 (1.86%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (1.86%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.86%) PMI
7 8 (1.86%) Private Cloud
7 8 (1.86%) Replication
8 7 (1.63%) IBM Mainframe
8 7 (1.63%) MPEG
8 7 (1.63%) User Experience
9 6 (1.40%) iPad
9 6 (1.40%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 63 (14.65%) Linux
2 62 (14.42%) Windows
3 42 (9.77%) Unix
4 29 (6.74%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.23%) AIX
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (42.33%) SOA
2 168 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (23.95%) Scrum
4 79 (18.37%) Data Modelling
5 59 (13.72%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (13.49%) TDD
7 56 (13.02%) UML
8 48 (11.16%) OO
9 47 (10.93%) Migration
10 45 (10.47%) MVC
11 43 (10.00%) SDLC
12 38 (8.84%) Open Source
13 37 (8.60%) TOGAF
14 34 (7.91%) E-Commerce
15 30 (6.98%) MODAF
16 27 (6.28%) Integration Testing
16 27 (6.28%) Project Management
16 27 (6.28%) Zachman Framework
17 26 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
18 25 (5.81%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 222 (51.63%) Java
2 133 (30.93%) SQL
3 109 (25.35%) JavaScript
4 54 (12.56%) C#
5 30 (6.98%) PL/SQL
6 24 (5.58%) T-SQL
7 18 (4.19%) C
7 18 (4.19%) C++
7 18 (4.19%) PHP
8 15 (3.49%) Shell Script
8 15 (3.49%) VB.NET
9 14 (3.26%) XPath
10 11 (2.56%) PowerShell
10 11 (2.56%) VBScript
11 10 (2.33%) ANSI C
11 10 (2.33%) COBOL
12 9 (2.09%) Python
13 8 (1.86%) Assembly Language
13 8 (1.86%) VB
14 7 (1.63%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 85 (19.77%) Security Cleared
2 55 (12.79%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.19%) Degree
4 17 (3.95%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (2.09%) PMI Certification
7 8 (1.86%) MCSA
7 8 (1.86%) MCSD
7 8 (1.86%) MCSE
7 8 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.16%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.93%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.47%) CISSP
11 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.77%) QA
2 24 (5.58%) HL7
3 10 (2.33%) SEPA
4 8 (1.86%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.23%) FATCA
6 1 (0.23%) ISO20022
System Software
1 29 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (5.58%) Xen
3 20 (4.65%) Docker
4 8 (1.86%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.63%) Active Directory
6 5 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (5.58%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.09%) Puppet
3 8 (1.86%) logstash
3 8 (1.86%) Piwik
4 5 (1.16%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.93%) Nagios
6 3 (0.70%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (0.47%) Graphite
7 2 (0.47%) Kibana
8 1 (0.23%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (0.23%) CloudHub
8 1 (0.23%) Control-M
Vendors
1 141 (32.79%) Oracle
2 54 (12.56%) IBM
3 52 (12.09%) Microsoft
4 32 (7.44%) VMware
5 24 (5.58%) Citrix
6 19 (4.42%) SAP
7 17 (3.95%) WSO2
8 14 (3.26%) Google
8 14 (3.26%) hybris
8 14 (3.26%) Red Hat
9 13 (3.02%) HP
10 12 (2.79%) Adobe
11 11 (2.56%) Pega
11 11 (2.56%) TIBCO
12 10 (2.33%) Canoo
12 10 (2.33%) Informatica
12 10 (2.33%) OpenTV
13 9 (2.09%) Remedy
13 9 (2.09%) Splunk
14 8 (1.86%) Chordiant
East London
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Simon James IT
Rate: £0 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
HFG
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago