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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 98 97 95
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing XSD 17 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.84% 0.45% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.80% 1.52% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
Average daily rate £435 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.53% +18.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+64.44% -47.05%
XSD
Yorkshire

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
608 526 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 29.91% 29.78% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 353 293
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £10.20 £40.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.50% -77.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XSD across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

XSD
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSD across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

XSD Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

XSD
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -7 8 £500 +11.11%
Bradford - 3 £325 -
XSD
Yorkshire

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing XSD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XSD.

1 24 (68.57%) WSDL
2 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (57.14%) Java
3 18 (51.43%) XML
4 17 (48.57%) SOAP
5 16 (45.71%) API Design
5 16 (45.71%) DevOps
6 15 (42.86%) XSLT
6 15 (42.86%) SC Cleared
6 15 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 15 (42.86%) Test Automation
6 15 (42.86%) Puppet
6 15 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 15 (42.86%) Microservices
7 14 (40.00%) logstash
7 14 (40.00%) Web Services
7 14 (40.00%) Piwik
8 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 10 (28.57%) SOA
8 10 (28.57%) XPath
9 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database
9 9 (25.71%) WebLogic
9 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
9 9 (25.71%) .NET
9 9 (25.71%) Oracle
9 9 (25.71%) Middleware
9 9 (25.71%) API Development
10 8 (22.86%) SQL
10 8 (22.86%) C#
10 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing XSD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (25.71%) WebLogic
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) LDAP
2 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database
3 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
3 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.57%) JDeveloper
4 3 (8.57%) Subversion
5 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.71%) FitNesse
5 2 (5.71%) Selenium
5 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.71%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.86%) JIRA
6 1 (2.86%) JUnit
6 1 (2.86%) Liquibase
6 1 (2.86%) Maven
6 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) C# Developer
3 7 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (14.29%) WinForms Developer
5 4 (11.43%) C# WCF Developer
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Developer
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (11.43%) WCF Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) SOA Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Middleware Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) XML Developer
7 2 (5.71%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (68.57%) WSDL
2 18 (51.43%) XML
3 17 (48.57%) SOAP
4 15 (42.86%) XSLT
5 14 (40.00%) Web Services
6 9 (25.71%) .NET
6 9 (25.71%) Middleware
7 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
7 8 (22.86%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (20.00%) REST
8 7 (20.00%) WCF
9 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (14.29%) HTML
9 5 (14.29%) JMS
9 5 (14.29%) jQuery
9 5 (14.29%) WinForms
9 5 (14.29%) WSRP
10 2 (5.71%) JSON
11 1 (2.86%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) API Design
2 16 (45.71%) DevOps
3 15 (42.86%) Microservices
3 15 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 10 (28.57%) SOA
5 9 (25.71%) API Development
6 6 (17.14%) B2B
6 6 (17.14%) BPEL
6 6 (17.14%) Multithreading
6 6 (17.14%) MVC
7 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 3 (8.57%) ITIL
9 2 (5.71%) Test Management
9 2 (5.71%) User Stories
10 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
10 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.86%) Test Planning
10 1 (2.86%) UML
10 1 (2.86%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) Java
2 10 (28.57%) XPath
3 8 (22.86%) C#
3 8 (22.86%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 15 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 15 (42.86%) Puppet
2 14 (40.00%) logstash
2 14 (40.00%) Piwik
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Bareos
4 1 (2.86%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) F5
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Nokia