The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Wales 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 65 49 50
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing XSD 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.38% 0.57% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.39% 4.29% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £321 £375
% change year-on-year
+27.72% -14.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
216 70 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.41% 13.31% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 53 95
Average daily rate £385 £313 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.00% -0.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £41.38 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.28 £40.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
XSD
UK

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

XSD
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - - - -
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) XSLT
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) WPF
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) JAX-WS
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) JSF
2 3 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) Java SE
2 3 (50.00%) XPath
2 3 (50.00%) Apache FOP
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) DOM

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) XSLT
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) DOM
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) EJB
2 3 (50.00%) JDBC
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) WSDL
2 3 (50.00%) JAXB
2 3 (50.00%) SAX
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) JSF
2 3 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) Java SE
2 3 (50.00%) Apache FOP
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (50.00%) XPath
2 3 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) MCSD
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft