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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 116 108 100
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing XSD 7 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.34% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% 1.53% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate £1,000 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.30 £42.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-23.09% -20.00%
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
671 588 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.75% 29.21% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 356 408
Average daily rate £420 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +128.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -4 6 £1,000 +122.22% 2
Halifax - 1 - -
XSD
Yorkshire

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 19 (82.61%) Java
1 19 (82.61%) WSDL
2 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (73.91%) Test Automation
4 16 (69.57%) Puppet
4 16 (69.57%) Jenkins
4 16 (69.57%) DevOps
4 16 (69.57%) API Design
5 15 (65.22%) Microservices
5 15 (65.22%) Piwik
5 15 (65.22%) logstash
5 15 (65.22%) SC Cleared
5 15 (65.22%) Security Cleared
6 7 (30.43%) SOAP
6 7 (30.43%) XML
7 5 (21.74%) XPath
7 5 (21.74%) API Development
8 4 (17.39%) Amazon S3
8 4 (17.39%) XSLT
8 4 (17.39%) Web Services
8 4 (17.39%) SQL
8 4 (17.39%) SOA
9 3 (13.04%) Linux
9 3 (13.04%) JDeveloper
9 3 (13.04%) Middleware
9 3 (13.04%) ITIL
9 3 (13.04%) Unix
9 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
9 3 (13.04%) Oracle
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) JDeveloper
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.70%) FitNesse
3 2 (8.70%) Selenium
3 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
3 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps Manager
3 3 (13.04%) SOA Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) WSDL
2 7 (30.43%) SOAP
2 7 (30.43%) XML
3 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) XSLT
4 3 (13.04%) Middleware
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (8.70%) .NET
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.35%) HTML
6 1 (4.35%) jQuery
6 1 (4.35%) WCF
6 1 (4.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) Test Automation
3 16 (69.57%) API Design
3 16 (69.57%) DevOps
4 15 (65.22%) Microservices
5 5 (21.74%) API Development
6 4 (17.39%) SOA
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL
8 2 (8.70%) Test Management
8 2 (8.70%) User Stories
9 1 (4.35%) ATDD
9 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
9 1 (4.35%) BDD
9 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
9 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
9 1 (4.35%) MVC
9 1 (4.35%) Test Planning
9 1 (4.35%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) XPath
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) SC Cleared
1 15 (65.22%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 16 (69.57%) Puppet
2 15 (65.22%) logstash
2 15 (65.22%) Piwik
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) IBM