The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 30 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.

XML Schema Definition (XSD)
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 105 127
Rank change year-on-year -10 +22  
Contract jobs citing XSD 10 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.47% 0.91% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.61% 3.72% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Median daily rate £481 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £420 £450
% change year-on-year +13.09% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £33.60 -
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 the East of England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 620 619 759
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.14% 24.62% 28.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 374 432
Median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 26
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.36% +1.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £9.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSD in the East of England

XSD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XSD in the East of England

XSD
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Essex -25 7 £506 +26.56% 1
Hertfordshire +2 3 £463 -
XSD
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 East of England region with a requirement for XSD.

1 10 (90.91%) XML
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) SOAP
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle Database
3 8 (72.73%) SOA
4 7 (63.64%) Web Services
4 7 (63.64%) Middleware
4 7 (63.64%) WebLogic
4 7 (63.64%) XSLT
4 7 (63.64%) JMS
4 7 (63.64%) Scrum
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (54.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (54.55%) Java
6 5 (45.45%) Subversion
6 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
7 4 (36.36%) REST
7 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
7 4 (36.36%) EclipseLink
7 4 (36.36%) SDLC
7 4 (36.36%) Spring
7 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (36.36%) JPA
7 4 (36.36%) EJB 3.0
7 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
7 4 (36.36%) EJB
7 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (36.36%) WSDL

XSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (63.64%) WebLogic
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (27.27%) Confluence
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle Database
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
2 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) Maven
4 2 (18.18%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Digital Developer
3 3 (27.27%) SOA Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
5 1 (9.09%) SOA Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SOA Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) SOA Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Test Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) XML
2 9 (81.82%) SOAP
3 7 (63.64%) JMS
3 7 (63.64%) Middleware
3 7 (63.64%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) XSLT
4 4 (36.36%) EclipseLink
4 4 (36.36%) EJB
4 4 (36.36%) EJB 3.0
4 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
4 4 (36.36%) JPA
4 4 (36.36%) REST
4 4 (36.36%) Spring
4 4 (36.36%) WSDL
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle ADF
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (18.18%) J2EE
6 2 (18.18%) JSON
6 2 (18.18%) JSON Schema
6 2 (18.18%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) SOA
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) BPEL
4 3 (27.27%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) E-business
4 3 (27.27%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
5 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (18.18%) EAI
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) ETL
5 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
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