Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for XSD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XSD over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

XML Schema Definition (XSD)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 164 175
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11 +8
Contract jobs citing XSD 10 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.24% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 0.56% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +18.52% -33.50%
10th Percentile £375 £375 £316
90th Percentile £494 £425 £349
South East median daily rate £480 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +11.63% +1.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

XSD is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 918 887 964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.30% 20.63% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 528 614
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £279 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 28
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.22% -39.60% +96.05%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.25 £12.93
90th Percentile £44.88 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing XSD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for XSD in Berkshire

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XSD in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for XSD in Berkshire

XSD
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 5 £400 - 1
Reading +14 4 £488 +21.88%
XSD
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for XSD.

1 10 (100.00%) SOAP
1 10 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) WSDL
3 8 (80.00%) REST
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (60.00%) .NET
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) JSON
4 6 (60.00%) WCF
4 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 5 (50.00%) Kanban
5 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (50.00%) XPath
5 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) TDD
5 5 (50.00%) XSLT
5 5 (50.00%) BDD
5 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (40.00%) SOLID
6 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
6 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (40.00%) WebLogic
6 4 (40.00%) Telecoms

XSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (40.00%) XMLSpy
3 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Designer
2 4 (40.00%) SOA Designer
2 4 (40.00%) SOA Solution Designer
2 4 (40.00%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# WCF Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (30.00%) WCF Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (20.00%) SOA Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) SOAP
1 10 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) WSDL
3 8 (80.00%) REST
4 6 (60.00%) .NET
4 6 (60.00%) JSON
4 6 (60.00%) WCF
5 5 (50.00%) XSLT
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (20.00%) CSS
7 2 (20.00%) CSS3
7 2 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (20.00%) HTML5
7 2 (20.00%) jQuery
7 2 (20.00%) React
7 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (10.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) BDD
1 5 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 5 (50.00%) Kanban
1 5 (50.00%) Scrum
1 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (40.00%) OOD
2 4 (40.00%) SOA
2 4 (40.00%) SOLID
2 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) BPEL
4 2 (20.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) MVVM
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 5 (50.00%) XPath
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle