The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank - 68 53
Contract jobs citing XSD 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.40% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.46% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £321
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +29.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
247 206 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.04% 27.61% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 148 52
Average daily rate £315 £385 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £30.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.24% -24.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Wales