The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 24 April 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 East / Hampshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 107 124
Rank change year-on-year -7 +17  
Contract jobs citing XSD 1 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.053% 0.92% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 4.31% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 4
Median daily rate - £465 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £484 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +15.23% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.30 £42.00
% change year-on-year - -23.09%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 412 487 444
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 21.96% 21.42% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 339 257
Median daily rate £400 £355 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% -4.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 10
Median hourly rate £43.50 £38.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.47% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £44.50 £41.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.82%  

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSD in Hampshire

XSD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XSD in Hampshire

XSD
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Winchester - 1 - -
XSD
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for XSD.

1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) SOAP
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
4 3 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (50.00%) Confluence
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (50.00%) Gradle
4 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (50.00%) JIRA
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) SOA
4 3 (50.00%) WSDL
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Maven
4 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) JMeter
5 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
5 2 (33.33%) XMLSpy
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling

XSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 3 (50.00%) Confluence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 3 (50.00%) Gradle
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) Ant
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) JMeter
3 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (33.33%) XMLSpy
4 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
4 1 (16.67%) Checkstyle
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) FindBugs
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) SOAP
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
4 3 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (50.00%) WSDL
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) JDBC
5 2 (33.33%) RESTful
6 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
6 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
6 1 (16.67%) JMS
6 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle