Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 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)
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 - 92
Rank change year-on-year - +92 -4
Contract jobs citing XSD 15 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.88% - 0.083%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.16% - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Essex median daily rate £519 - -
East of England median daily rate £525 £550 £220
% change year-on-year -4.55% +150.00% -30.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Essex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 361 181 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 45.13% 20.69% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 116 189
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £317 £250 £240
90th Percentile £600 £525 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 28
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.37% +8.23%
10th Percentile £26.44 £31.00 £31.18
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.92 £42.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing XSD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for XSD in Essex

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSD in Essex

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XSD in Essex over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XSD in Essex

XSD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XSD in Essex

XSD
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the Essex region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £545 -
Witham - 1 £513 -
XSD
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Essex region with a requirement for XSD.

1 15 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (86.67%) Scrum
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (80.00%) JSON
3 12 (80.00%) SOA
3 12 (80.00%) WSDL
3 12 (80.00%) SOAP
4 11 (73.33%) Middleware
4 11 (73.33%) TDD
5 10 (66.67%) Programme Management
5 10 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (66.67%) Marketing
5 10 (66.67%) SAP
5 10 (66.67%) Electronics
5 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
5 10 (66.67%) Finance
5 10 (66.67%) Manufacturing
5 10 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (46.67%) SoapUI
7 6 (40.00%) Groovy
7 6 (40.00%) Web Services
7 6 (40.00%) API Testing
7 6 (40.00%) JSON Schema
8 5 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (33.33%) API Design
8 5 (33.33%) REST
8 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
9 3 (20.00%) Time Management
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 3 (20.00%) Coaching

XSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) SoapUI
2 3 (20.00%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) XMLSpy
General
1 10 (66.67%) Electronics
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
1 10 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 10 (66.67%) Marketing
1 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Tester
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Senior Agile Tester
1 6 (40.00%) Senior Tester
1 6 (40.00%) SOA Tester
1 6 (40.00%) Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Business Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) XML Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) ETL Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Messaging Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) XML
2 12 (80.00%) JSON
2 12 (80.00%) SOAP
2 12 (80.00%) WSDL
3 11 (73.33%) Middleware
4 6 (40.00%) JSON Schema
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) REST
6 3 (20.00%) J2EE
6 3 (20.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (13.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (86.67%) Scrum
2 12 (80.00%) SOA
3 11 (73.33%) TDD
4 10 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (66.67%) Programme Management
5 6 (40.00%) API Testing
6 5 (33.33%) API Design
6 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Coaching
7 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (20.00%) ETL
7 3 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Groovy
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle