The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank - 18 31
Contract jobs citing XSD 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 1.23% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 4.35% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +11.60% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year - -11.90%  

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 8 23 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 15.38% 28.40% 41.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 46
Median daily rate £375 £325 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -19.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSD in Cheltenham

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for XSD.

1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Mule
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) REST

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (50.00%) Anypoint
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (50.00%) Mule
1 1 (50.00%) Mule ESB
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) RAML
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Domain Models
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP