The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 27 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)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 51 57
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6  
Contract jobs citing XSD 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.12% 0.22% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.43% 0.93% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £525 £425 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.52% +24.08%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +11.60% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 83 107 163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 25.15% 23.73% 34.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 67 108
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £304 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSD in Gloucestershire

XSD
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for XSD.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (93.75%) XML
3 12 (75.00%) JUnit
3 12 (75.00%) J2EE
3 12 (75.00%) Scrum
3 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (68.75%) Hibernate
4 11 (68.75%) Oracle
4 11 (68.75%) XSLT
4 11 (68.75%) DV Cleared
4 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
4 11 (68.75%) REST
5 9 (56.25%) JSF
5 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
5 9 (56.25%) Software Testing
5 9 (56.25%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (56.25%) Workflow
5 9 (56.25%) EJB
5 9 (56.25%) C
5 9 (56.25%) Web Services
5 9 (56.25%) JBoss
5 9 (56.25%) JAXB
5 9 (56.25%) PrimeFaces
5 9 (56.25%) SDLC
5 9 (56.25%) JPA
5 9 (56.25%) EJB 3.0
6 5 (31.25%) SOAP
6 5 (31.25%) JSON
7 4 (25.00%) MVC
7 4 (25.00%) JMeter

XSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 9 (56.25%) JBoss
2 2 (12.50%) Anypoint
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) Confluence
2 2 (12.50%) GlassFish
2 2 (12.50%) Mule
2 2 (12.50%) Mule ESB
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) JUnit
2 4 (25.00%) JMeter
3 3 (18.75%) LoadRunner
3 3 (18.75%) Maven
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium
3 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
4 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (6.25%) Ant
5 1 (6.25%) Gradle
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
1 10 (62.50%) Java Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Big Data Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) XML
2 12 (75.00%) J2EE
3 11 (68.75%) Hibernate
3 11 (68.75%) REST
3 11 (68.75%) XSLT
4 9 (56.25%) EJB
4 9 (56.25%) EJB 3.0
4 9 (56.25%) JAXB
4 9 (56.25%) JPA
4 9 (56.25%) JSF
4 9 (56.25%) PrimeFaces
4 9 (56.25%) Web Services
5 5 (31.25%) JSON
5 5 (31.25%) SOAP
6 4 (25.00%) CSS
6 4 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (18.75%) JDBC
7 3 (18.75%) RESTful
7 3 (18.75%) Spring
8 2 (12.50%) RAML
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (75.00%) Scrum
2 9 (56.25%) Requirements Analysis
2 9 (56.25%) SDLC
2 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 9 (56.25%) Software Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Workflow
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) OOP
4 3 (18.75%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) Web Accessibility
5 2 (12.50%) API Design
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) C
3 4 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Groovy
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) XPath
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) DV Cleared
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) SAP