Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 148 150
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2 -35
Contract jobs citing XSD 2 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.093% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.77% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Leeds median daily rate £388 £500 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +15.94% +29.70%
10th Percentile £366 £414 £384
90th Percentile £399 £1,000 £450
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £473 £413
% change year-on-year -15.34% +14.55% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 893 1167 925
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 41.71% 39.04% 31.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 873 638
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £308 £310 £263
90th Percentile £506 £538 £488
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Leeds median hourly rate - £10.20 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -70.86% +3.70%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £10.20 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -74.50% +162.30%

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 25 July 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 Leeds region with a requirement for XSD.

1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) COM
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (50.00%) BPMN

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) CRM Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) COM
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BPMN
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore