The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 124 118 107
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing XSD 18 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.62% 0.39% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.20% 1.48% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 6
Average daily rate £435 £355 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.53% +15.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £350
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 £22.04 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+67.87% -48.14%
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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
819 674 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.13% 26.59% 30.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 439 385
Average daily rate £350 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +88.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XSD across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

XSD
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSD across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

XSD Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

XSD
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

XSD Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

XSD
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 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
West Yorkshire 0 17 £435 +22.53% 1
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (66.67%) WSDL
2 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (55.56%) Java
4 19 (52.78%) XML
5 17 (47.22%) SOAP
6 16 (44.44%) DevOps
6 16 (44.44%) API Design
7 15 (41.67%) Microservices
7 15 (41.67%) Web Services
7 15 (41.67%) XSLT
7 15 (41.67%) SC Cleared
7 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
7 15 (41.67%) Test Automation
7 15 (41.67%) Puppet
7 15 (41.67%) Jenkins
8 14 (38.89%) logstash
8 14 (38.89%) Piwik
9 11 (30.56%) SOA
10 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
10 10 (27.78%) .NET
10 10 (27.78%) XPath
11 9 (25.00%) .NET Framework
11 9 (25.00%) Oracle
11 9 (25.00%) C#
11 9 (25.00%) WebLogic
11 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
11 9 (25.00%) Middleware
11 9 (25.00%) API Development
11 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database
12 8 (22.22%) SQL

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.78%) Confluence
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.33%) JDeveloper
4 3 (8.33%) Subversion
5 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.56%) FitNesse
5 2 (5.56%) Selenium
5 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.78%) JIRA
6 1 (2.78%) JUnit
6 1 (2.78%) Liquibase
6 1 (2.78%) Maven
6 1 (2.78%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 8 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (13.89%) WinForms Developer
5 4 (11.11%) C# WCF Developer
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (11.11%) WCF Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Agile C# Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) SOA Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) XML Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Middleware Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) WSDL
2 19 (52.78%) XML
3 17 (47.22%) SOAP
4 15 (41.67%) Web Services
4 15 (41.67%) XSLT
5 10 (27.78%) .NET
6 9 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 9 (25.00%) Middleware
7 8 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (19.44%) REST
8 7 (19.44%) WCF
9 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (16.67%) HTML
10 5 (13.89%) JMS
10 5 (13.89%) jQuery
10 5 (13.89%) WinForms
10 5 (13.89%) WSRP
11 2 (5.56%) JSON
12 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) API Design
2 16 (44.44%) DevOps
3 15 (41.67%) Microservices
3 15 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 11 (30.56%) SOA
5 9 (25.00%) API Development
6 7 (19.44%) MVC
7 6 (16.67%) B2B
7 6 (16.67%) BPEL
7 6 (16.67%) Multithreading
8 5 (13.89%) Integration Testing
9 3 (8.33%) ITIL
10 2 (5.56%) Test Management
10 2 (5.56%) User Stories
11 1 (2.78%) BDD
11 1 (2.78%) Software Architecture
11 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 1 (2.78%) Test Planning
11 1 (2.78%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) Java
2 10 (27.78%) XPath
3 9 (25.00%) C#
4 8 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 15 (41.67%) Puppet
2 14 (38.89%) logstash
2 14 (38.89%) Piwik
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Bareos
4 1 (2.78%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) F5
3 1 (2.78%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) Nokia