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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 128 142
Rank change year-on-year +4 +14  
Contract jobs citing XSD 13 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.56% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.78% 0.75% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
Median daily rate £500 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +14.70% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 - -

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 731 671 834
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.51% 26.28% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 428 503
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 29
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.71% -21.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

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 22 June 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 -9 12 £500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
XSD
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (73.91%) SOAP
3 17 (73.91%) Scrum
4 16 (69.57%) Middleware
5 15 (65.22%) SOA
6 14 (60.87%) Subversion
7 13 (56.52%) Git (software)
7 13 (56.52%) SoapUI
8 12 (52.17%) WSDL
9 11 (47.83%) XSLT
9 11 (47.83%) Oracle
10 10 (43.48%) Web Services
10 10 (43.48%) TDD
10 10 (43.48%) JSON
11 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database
11 9 (39.13%) Linux
11 9 (39.13%) Unix
12 8 (34.78%) JMS
12 8 (34.78%) Mac OS X
12 8 (34.78%) JSON Schema
13 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (30.43%) WebLogic
13 7 (30.43%) Java
13 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (26.09%) Maven
14 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
14 6 (26.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (21.74%) REST
15 5 (21.74%) Ansible

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 (30.43%) WebLogic
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (13.04%) Confluence
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SSL
2 2 (8.70%) HTTP
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Subversion
2 13 (56.52%) Git (software)
2 13 (56.52%) SoapUI
3 6 (26.09%) Maven
4 3 (13.04%) JIRA
4 3 (13.04%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.35%) JUnit
6 1 (4.35%) Log4j
6 1 (4.35%) Mockito
6 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Electronics
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
1 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
1 4 (17.39%) Marketing
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) SOA Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Digital Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Middleware Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) SOA Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Data Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) XML
2 17 (73.91%) SOAP
3 16 (69.57%) Middleware
4 12 (52.17%) WSDL
5 11 (47.83%) XSLT
6 10 (43.48%) JSON
6 10 (43.48%) Web Services
7 8 (34.78%) JMS
7 8 (34.78%) JSON Schema
8 5 (21.74%) EJB
8 5 (21.74%) J2EE
8 5 (21.74%) REST
8 5 (21.74%) Spring
9 4 (17.39%) EclipseLink
9 4 (17.39%) EJB 3.0
9 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
9 4 (17.39%) JPA
10 3 (13.04%) Oracle ADF
10 3 (13.04%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (13.04%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
1 9 (39.13%) Unix
2 8 (34.78%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.35%) HPUX
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) Scrum
3 15 (65.22%) SOA
4 10 (43.48%) TDD
5 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
6 5 (21.74%) Coaching
6 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
6 5 (21.74%) DevOps
6 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
6 5 (21.74%) ETL
6 5 (21.74%) Kanban
6 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
7 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (17.39%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (17.39%) EAI
7 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
7 4 (17.39%) SDLC
8 3 (13.04%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) Groovy
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
3 3 (13.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) SAP
2 4 (17.39%) WSO2
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Talend
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