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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
England / West Midlands
Rank - 102 103
Contract jobs citing XSD 0 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.58% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.42% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 7
Median daily rate - £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.25 £22.04
% change year-on-year
- +69.01%

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
606 579 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.31% 24.02% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 353 303
Median daily rate £375 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.05 £22.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) ETL
2 6 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) J2EE
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Unix
2 6 (50.00%) Retail
2 6 (50.00%) Data Management
2 6 (50.00%) Data Stewardship
2 6 (50.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 6 (50.00%) Master Data Management
2 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) Data Transformation
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Data Validation
3 5 (41.67%) OAuth
3 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (41.67%) RESTful
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (41.67%) Validation
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development

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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
1 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) IBM InfoSphere
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Azure Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) ETL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ETL Tester
5 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) J2EE
1 6 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 5 (41.67%) OAuth
2 5 (41.67%) RESTful
2 5 (41.67%) SAML
2 5 (41.67%) SOAP
2 5 (41.67%) WCF
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Data Management
1 6 (50.00%) Data Stewardship
1 6 (50.00%) ETL
1 6 (50.00%) Master Data Management
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) API Integration
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (41.67%) Data Transformation
2 5 (41.67%) Data Validation
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Service Design
2 5 (41.67%) Validation
3 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (41.67%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) IBM
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle