The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 94 99
Contract jobs citing XSD 0 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.86% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.87% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Median daily rate - £435 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.94%
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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
470 593 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.53% 30.10% 30.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 381 355
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £297 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire