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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 121 110 111
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing XSD 21 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.51% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.77% 2.17% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 5
Median daily rate £375 £575 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% +35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £483 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £601 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
759 553 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.31% 23.37% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 344 343
Median daily rate £375 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 19
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 30 June 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
Warwickshire 0 9 £343 -21.65%
Coventry - 5 £400 -
Birmingham -4 3 £325 -40.90%
Staffordshire 0 1 - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 23 (69.70%) XML
2 19 (57.58%) SOA
3 16 (48.48%) ETL
4 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 15 (45.45%) C#
4 15 (45.45%) .NET
4 15 (45.45%) REST
5 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (42.42%) Web Services
5 14 (42.42%) Migration
6 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
6 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
6 13 (39.39%) Java
7 12 (36.36%) WSDL
7 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 12 (36.36%) Data Quality
8 11 (33.33%) Data Transformation
8 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 10 (30.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (30.30%) Data Management
9 10 (30.30%) WCF
10 9 (27.27%) SQL
10 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (27.27%) Informatica
10 9 (27.27%) PowerCenter
11 8 (24.24%) Workflow
11 8 (24.24%) XSLT
11 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
11 8 (24.24%) JSON
11 8 (24.24%) Node.js

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 6 (18.18%) Mule
1 6 (18.18%) Mule ESB
1 6 (18.18%) PowerExchange
1 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.18%) MS Office
2 6 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (27.27%) PowerCenter
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.09%) JDeveloper
4 1 (3.03%) NSubstitute
4 1 (3.03%) NUnit
4 1 (3.03%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (90.91%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Java Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Informatica Developer
4 6 (18.18%) SQL Developer
5 5 (15.15%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 3 (9.09%) SOA Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (6.06%) SSRS Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
7 2 (6.06%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) XML
2 15 (45.45%) .NET
2 15 (45.45%) REST
3 14 (42.42%) Web Services
4 12 (36.36%) WSDL
5 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 10 (30.30%) WCF
7 8 (24.24%) JSON
7 8 (24.24%) Node.js
7 8 (24.24%) XSLT
8 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
9 6 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (15.15%) HTML
10 5 (15.15%) SOAP
11 4 (12.12%) CSS
11 4 (12.12%) Middleware
11 4 (12.12%) RESTful
12 3 (9.09%) Entity Framework
12 3 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (9.09%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Informatics
2 4 (12.12%) Data Conversion
3 3 (9.09%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.03%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Linux
1 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) SOA
2 16 (48.48%) ETL
3 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (42.42%) Migration
4 11 (33.33%) Data Transformation
5 10 (30.30%) Data Management
6 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (24.24%) Workflow
8 7 (21.21%) EAI
9 6 (18.18%) OO
10 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
10 5 (15.15%) Logical Data Model
10 5 (15.15%) OOD
11 4 (12.12%) API Integration
11 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
11 4 (12.12%) SDLC
12 3 (9.09%) Analytics
12 3 (9.09%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) C#
1 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 13 (39.39%) Java
3 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 5 (15.15%) XAML
6 4 (12.12%) VB.NET
7 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 3 (9.09%) VB
7 3 (9.09%) XPath
7 3 (9.09%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) Data Quality
2 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) Informatica
3 3 (9.09%) DevExpress
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle