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 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 61 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Contract jobs citing XSD 3 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.42% 2.14% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 10.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate £325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
207 88 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.07% 20.95% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 59 57
Average daily rate £425 £322 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.97% -14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £397 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £30.25 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.94% -38.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) MCSD
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Java SE
1 3 (100.00%) Apache FOP
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) REST

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Java SE
1 3 (100.00%) Apache FOP
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSD
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft