Period
to 17 October 2017

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 6 months to 17 October 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
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 181 193
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 +6
Contract jobs citing XSD 23 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.46% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.54% 0.81% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 6
East of England median daily rate £525 £550 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +150.00% -37.14%
10th Percentile £444 £525 £188
90th Percentile £595 £575 £475
England median daily rate £550 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +22.22% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.88 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -1.47% - -

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 of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1494 1240 1583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.58% 25.39% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 719 959
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £288 £255 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 36 64
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.60% +7.25%
10th Percentile £26.40 £29.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £45.25 £55.10
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.25 £37.45
% change year-on-year +7.38% -0.53% +10.15%

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XSD in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 17 October 2017. 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
Essex - 17 £519 -
Hertfordshire -4 5 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -16 1 £650 +18.18%
XSD
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 23 (100.00%) XML
2 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (82.61%) SOAP
4 18 (78.26%) JSON
5 17 (73.91%) TDD
6 15 (65.22%) Scrum
7 14 (60.87%) SOA
8 13 (56.52%) WSDL
8 13 (56.52%) Middleware
9 11 (47.83%) Web Services
9 11 (47.83%) Subversion
9 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
9 11 (47.83%) REST
10 10 (43.48%) JSON Schema
11 9 (39.13%) SoapUI
11 9 (39.13%) Programme Management
11 9 (39.13%) Marketing
11 9 (39.13%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (39.13%) SAP
11 9 (39.13%) Linux
11 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (39.13%) Electronics
11 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
11 9 (39.13%) Finance
11 9 (39.13%) Manufacturing
12 8 (34.78%) Unix
13 7 (30.43%) XSLT
13 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
13 7 (30.43%) SQL
13 7 (30.43%) J2EE

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 5 (21.74%) Apache
1 5 (21.74%) MQSeries
2 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Mule
3 1 (4.35%) Mule ESB
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
1 11 (47.83%) Subversion
2 9 (39.13%) SoapUI
3 6 (26.09%) Eclipse
4 5 (21.74%) JUnit
4 5 (21.74%) Log4j
4 5 (21.74%) Maven
4 5 (21.74%) Mockito
5 4 (17.39%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (8.70%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (4.35%) Ant
7 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
7 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 1 (4.35%) XMLSpy
General
1 9 (39.13%) Electronics
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
1 9 (39.13%) Manufacturing
1 9 (39.13%) Marketing
1 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Business Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) XML Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Agile Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Tester
4 3 (13.04%) SOA Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) SOA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) XML
2 19 (82.61%) SOAP
3 18 (78.26%) JSON
4 13 (56.52%) Middleware
4 13 (56.52%) WSDL
5 11 (47.83%) REST
5 11 (47.83%) Web Services
6 10 (43.48%) JSON Schema
7 7 (30.43%) J2EE
7 7 (30.43%) XSLT
8 5 (21.74%) EJB
8 5 (21.74%) JDBC
8 5 (21.74%) JMS
8 5 (21.74%) JSP
9 4 (17.39%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (17.39%) Apache Camel
9 4 (17.39%) Spring
9 4 (17.39%) Spring Boot
9 4 (17.39%) Spring Security
10 2 (8.70%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Unix
3 5 (21.74%) HPUX
3 5 (21.74%) Solaris
4 4 (17.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) TDD
3 15 (65.22%) Scrum
4 14 (60.87%) SOA
5 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (39.13%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (39.13%) Programme Management
6 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
7 6 (26.09%) ETL
8 5 (21.74%) API Design
8 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
8 5 (21.74%) RAD
9 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
9 4 (17.39%) Dependency Management
9 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
10 3 (13.04%) Coaching
10 3 (13.04%) DevOps
10 3 (13.04%) Kanban
10 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
10 3 (13.04%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Groovy
3 2 (8.70%) XPath
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) SAP
2 5 (21.74%) IBM
3 4 (17.39%) Talend
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) WSO2
5 1 (4.35%) ATG
5 1 (4.35%) Blue Martini
5 1 (4.35%) Demandware
5 1 (4.35%) Elastic Path
5 1 (4.35%) hybris
5 1 (4.35%) MuleSoft