The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 130 117 101
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Contract jobs citing XSD 5 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.27% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 1.22% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 14
Median daily rate £450 £475 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £21.58
XSD
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
714 576 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.10% 22.48% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 349 343
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £550 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £31.85 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.75% -4.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

XSD
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Coventry - 5 £450 -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for XSD.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) XSLT
3 6 (46.15%) Unix
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) J2EE
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) ETL
3 6 (46.15%) IBM
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
3 6 (46.15%) Retail
3 6 (46.15%) Data Management
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) Data Stewardship
3 6 (46.15%) IBM InfoSphere
3 6 (46.15%) Master Data Management
3 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (46.15%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (38.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) API Integration
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
1 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) IBM InfoSphere
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (46.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Azure Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
5 2 (15.38%) ETL Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) ETL Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Integration Developer
6 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) XML
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) J2EE
2 6 (46.15%) Web Services
2 6 (46.15%) XSLT
3 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 5 (38.46%) OAuth
3 5 (38.46%) RESTful
3 5 (38.46%) SAML
3 5 (38.46%) SOAP
3 5 (38.46%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Data Management
1 6 (46.15%) Data Stewardship
1 6 (46.15%) ETL
1 6 (46.15%) Master Data Management
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Monitoring
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (46.15%) Scrum
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) API Integration
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (38.46%) Data Transformation
2 5 (38.46%) Data Validation
2 5 (38.46%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) Service Design
2 5 (38.46%) Validation
3 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 4 (30.77%) Logical Data Model
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) OO
3 4 (30.77%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
3 4 (30.77%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
2 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) IBM
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle