The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for XSD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 23 June 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 68 91
Rank change year-on-year -19 +23  
Contract jobs citing XSD 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.098% 0.63% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 2.36% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +14.70% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 - -

XSD is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 322 254 320
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 31.54% 26.60% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 133 182
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.66% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing XSD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XSD in Buckinghamshire

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSD in Buckinghamshire

XSD
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Amersham - 1 - -
XSD
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for XSD.

1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) REST
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Java EE
2 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (50.00%) JPA
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) SOLID
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) WSDL
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Sun Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL

XSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (25.00%) SMS
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) REST
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Java EE
2 2 (50.00%) JPA
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) WSDL
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) SOLID
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source Development
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Telematics
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) TEOCO