Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 22 January 2018 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 - 127
Rank change year-on-year - +127 -4
Contract jobs citing XSD 6 0 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.27% - 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.80% - 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 15
Leeds median daily rate £425 - £425
10th Percentile £400 - £228
90th Percentile £459 - £500
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 - £370
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 753 882 1,076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 33.93% 37.66% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 610 729
Leeds median daily rate £400 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +2.81% +14.29%
10th Percentile £288 £294 £281
90th Percentile £525 £538 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 10
Leeds median hourly rate - £18.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.74% -54.00%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -14.29% -47.50%

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for XSD in Leeds

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSD in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for XSD.

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Microservices
2 4 (66.67%) Spring Boot
2 4 (66.67%) Gradle
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) Hamcrest
2 4 (66.67%) Firebug
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Kanban
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Spring MVC
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) JSP
2 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JUnit
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL

XSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Firebug
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Gradle
2 4 (66.67%) Hamcrest
2 4 (66.67%) JUnit
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) IBM UrbanCode
3 2 (33.33%) MSBuild
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Java Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Senior Agile Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) JSP
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Spring Boot
2 4 (66.67%) Spring MVC
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Flex
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Kanban
2 4 (66.67%) Microservices
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) VB6