Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 24 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 222 235
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13 +28
Contract jobs citing XSD 16 18 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.22% 0.27% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.75% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 29
City of London median daily rate £504 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £413 £324 £338
90th Percentile £701 £556 £525
Central London median daily rate £504 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +6.05% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2704 2392 2820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.81% 35.88% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2277 2021 2329
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.31% -9.68% +29.17%
10th Percentile £20.28 £19.00 £12.40
90th Percentile £33.75 £56.31 £66.25
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -38.57% -9.68% +29.17%

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing XSD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for XSD in the City of London

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSD in the City of London

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XSD in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XSD in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 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 City of London region with a requirement for XSD.

1 14 (87.50%) XML
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) Java
4 8 (50.00%) Web Services
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle
5 7 (43.75%) Finance
5 7 (43.75%) Banking
5 7 (43.75%) XPath
5 7 (43.75%) REST
6 6 (37.50%) Spring
6 6 (37.50%) Maven
6 6 (37.50%) JSON
6 6 (37.50%) Unix
6 6 (37.50%) Linux
7 5 (31.25%) XSLT
7 5 (31.25%) SOAP
7 5 (31.25%) JMS
7 5 (31.25%) Python
7 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
7 5 (31.25%) Scrum
7 5 (31.25%) MVC
7 5 (31.25%) Investment Banking
7 5 (31.25%) TDD
7 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
7 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
8 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
8 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (25.00%) J2EE

XSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (12.50%) Apache Spark
1 2 (12.50%) SAS
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (12.50%) GitHub
1 2 (12.50%) PaaS
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) Big Data
3 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Maven
2 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
3 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (18.75%) Gradle
4 3 (18.75%) Mockito
5 2 (12.50%) JUnit
5 2 (12.50%) Spock
5 2 (12.50%) Subversion
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (43.75%) Banking
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Linux Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Unix Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Data Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Data Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Data Migration Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) XML
2 8 (50.00%) Web Services
3 7 (43.75%) REST
4 6 (37.50%) JSON
4 6 (37.50%) Spring
5 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
5 5 (31.25%) JMS
5 5 (31.25%) SOAP
5 5 (31.25%) XSLT
6 4 (25.00%) J2EE
7 3 (18.75%) EJB
7 3 (18.75%) FpML
7 3 (18.75%) JDBC
7 3 (18.75%) JSP
8 2 (12.50%) .NET
8 2 (12.50%) HTML
8 2 (12.50%) jQuery
8 2 (12.50%) Node.js
8 2 (12.50%) Spring MVC
8 2 (12.50%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Wiki
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
1 6 (37.50%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) HPUX
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
3 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
3 3 (18.75%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) XPath
4 5 (31.25%) Python
5 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 3 (18.75%) Groovy
5 3 (18.75%) Scala
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (12.50%) R
6 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (6.25%) Apex Code
7 1 (6.25%) C#
7 1 (6.25%) SOQL
7 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
1 3 (18.75%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (6.25%) EMIR
1 1 (6.25%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (12.50%) Calypso
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Vertica
4 1 (6.25%) Guidewire
4 1 (6.25%) Murex
4 1 (6.25%) Solace
4 1 (6.25%) Talend