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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank - 65 37
Contract jobs citing XSD 0 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.42% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.30% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
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- £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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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
254 230 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.33% 31.86% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 153 65
Average daily rate £388 £425 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +31.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +16.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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