Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 21 August 2018 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 142 127
Rank change year-on-year +3 -15 +15
Contract jobs citing XSD 11 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.39% 0.032% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 0.10% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 5
East Midlands median daily rate £463 £290 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.48% -38.95% -6.17%
10th Percentile £363 £285 £410
90th Percentile £488 £295 £555
England median daily rate £500 £534 £450
% change year-on-year -6.32% +18.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £38.00 £41.88 -
% change year-on-year -9.25% - -

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 East Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 889 966 783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 31.30% 31.18% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 620 469
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +9.63%
10th Percentile £294 £275 £250
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 8
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +35.14% +133.29%
10th Percentile £26.25 £31.88 £10.18
90th Percentile £49.00 £67.50 £47.88
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +3.83% +8.84% -0.68%

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing XSD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for XSD in the East Midlands

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSD in the East Midlands

XSD
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. 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
Derbyshire - 5 £475 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £388 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £396 -
XSD
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for XSD.

1 10 (90.91%) SQL
1 10 (90.91%) XML
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) PL/SQL
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) SOAP
4 6 (54.55%) Java
4 6 (54.55%) REST
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
5 5 (45.45%) DevOps
5 5 (45.45%) Boomi
5 5 (45.45%) C#
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) Web Services
5 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 5 (45.45%) XSL
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) UML
5 5 (45.45%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (45.45%) EAI
5 5 (45.45%) Unix
5 5 (45.45%) SOA
5 5 (45.45%) XQuery
5 5 (45.45%) Dell
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
5 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
5 5 (45.45%) XPath
5 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (45.45%) JSON

XSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (45.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Boomi
2 2 (18.18%) iPaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL Developer
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Developer
2 4 (36.36%) WCF Developer
2 4 (36.36%) WPF Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) XML
2 7 (63.64%) SOAP
3 6 (54.55%) REST
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) JSON
4 5 (45.45%) WCF
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) XSL
5 4 (36.36%) WPF
5 4 (36.36%) XSLT
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) RESTful
6 1 (9.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) EAI
2 5 (45.45%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (45.45%) SOA
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (45.45%) UML
3 4 (36.36%) MVVM
3 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) PL/SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
4 5 (45.45%) XPath
4 5 (45.45%) XQuery
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) MBCS
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Dell
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat