Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 18 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)
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 505 439 490
Rank change year-on-year -66 +51 -111
Contract jobs citing XSD 122 180 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.40% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 1.16% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 113 78
London median daily rate £588 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.68% +5.56% -7.69%
10th Percentile £413 £263 £315
90th Percentile £679 £599 £530
England median daily rate £538 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +19.44% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.88 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -1.47% - -

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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17269 15562 15183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.10% 34.40% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13196 11655 11304
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 72 92
London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19.00 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.44 £58.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for XSD in London

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSD in London

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XSD in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XSD in London

XSD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XSD in London

XSD
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the London region over the 6 months to 18 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
Central London -5 15 £525 +10.53% 1
South London - 5 £675 -
East London -13 2 £538 +7.50%
XSD
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 London region with a requirement for XSD.

1 105 (86.07%) XML
2 75 (61.48%) Java
3 67 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (54.92%) Banking
4 64 (52.46%) XSLT
5 55 (45.08%) SQL
6 53 (43.44%) Web Services
7 51 (41.80%) Finance
8 44 (36.07%) Oracle
9 41 (33.61%) XPath
10 38 (31.15%) Maven
10 38 (31.15%) SOA
11 37 (30.33%) Fixed Income
12 36 (29.51%) Subversion
12 36 (29.51%) Data Modelling
13 35 (28.69%) SOAP
14 34 (27.87%) Eclipse
15 31 (25.41%) JMS
15 31 (25.41%) Investment Banking
16 27 (22.13%) .NET
16 27 (22.13%) Jenkins
17 26 (21.31%) JavaScript
17 26 (21.31%) HTML
18 25 (20.49%) FpML
18 25 (20.49%) Hibernate
19 24 (19.67%) SQL Server
19 24 (19.67%) JDBC
19 24 (19.67%) Apache Camel
20 22 (18.03%) REST
21 21 (17.21%) JUnit

XSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 20 (16.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (9.02%) JBoss
2 11 (9.02%) WebSphere
3 9 (7.38%) Apache
3 9 (7.38%) Tomcat
4 8 (6.56%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.10%) MQSeries
5 5 (4.10%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (3.28%) Apache Spark
6 4 (3.28%) SAS
7 3 (2.46%) Confluence
8 2 (1.64%) CMS
9 1 (0.82%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.82%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (8.20%) ION MarketView
2 3 (2.46%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.64%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.48%) OpenShift
2 10 (8.20%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 10 (8.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 4 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.28%) GitHub
3 4 (3.28%) PaaS
3 4 (3.28%) SaaS
4 3 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.46%) iPaaS
5 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.48%) FTP
2 13 (10.66%) Internet
3 7 (5.74%) SSL
4 3 (2.46%) Firewall
5 1 (0.82%) HTTP
5 1 (0.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.75%) Relational Database
3 15 (12.30%) RDBMS
4 13 (10.66%) OLAP
4 13 (10.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (9.02%) MongoDB
6 10 (8.20%) MySQL
7 9 (7.38%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.28%) Big Data
8 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.46%) DB2
10 2 (1.64%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.82%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.82%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 38 (31.15%) Maven
2 36 (29.51%) Subversion
3 34 (27.87%) Eclipse
4 27 (22.13%) Jenkins
5 21 (17.21%) Git (software)
5 21 (17.21%) JUnit
6 20 (16.39%) SoapUI
7 15 (12.30%) Ant
7 15 (12.30%) JIRA
8 14 (11.48%) Checkstyle
8 14 (11.48%) IntelliJ
8 14 (11.48%) XMLUnit
9 13 (10.66%) Visual Studio
10 10 (8.20%) Oracle APEX
11 9 (7.38%) Hudson
11 9 (7.38%) Selenium
11 9 (7.38%) WebDriver
11 9 (7.38%) XMLSpy
12 8 (6.56%) Mockito
13 7 (5.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 67 (54.92%) Banking
2 51 (41.80%) Finance
3 31 (25.41%) Investment Banking
4 17 (13.93%) Front Office
5 13 (10.66%) Back Office
6 8 (6.56%) Retail
7 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.46%) Marketing
9 2 (1.64%) Electronics
9 2 (1.64%) Games
10 1 (0.82%) Billing
10 1 (0.82%) Legal
10 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 77 (63.11%) Developer
2 37 (30.33%) Java Developer
3 22 (18.03%) Analyst
4 14 (11.48%) Data Analyst
5 13 (10.66%) Senior Developer
6 12 (9.84%) Architect
7 11 (9.02%) Banking Analyst
7 11 (9.02%) HTML Developer
8 10 (8.20%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (8.20%) Node.js Developer
9 9 (7.38%) Salesforce Developer
9 9 (7.38%) XML Analyst
10 7 (5.74%) Business Analyst
10 7 (5.74%) Business Data Analyst
10 7 (5.74%) Data Architect
10 7 (5.74%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 7 (5.74%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (4.92%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
12 5 (4.10%) Integration Architect
12 5 (4.10%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (86.07%) XML
2 64 (52.46%) XSLT
3 53 (43.44%) Web Services
4 35 (28.69%) SOAP
5 31 (25.41%) JMS
6 27 (22.13%) .NET
7 26 (21.31%) HTML
8 25 (20.49%) FpML
8 25 (20.49%) Hibernate
9 24 (19.67%) Apache Camel
9 24 (19.67%) JDBC
10 22 (18.03%) REST
11 17 (13.93%) HTML5
11 17 (13.93%) JSON
11 17 (13.93%) Spring
11 17 (13.93%) WSDL
12 16 (13.11%) Node.js
12 16 (13.11%) RESTful
12 16 (13.11%) XSL
13 14 (11.48%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (30.33%) Fixed Income
2 18 (14.75%) Equities
3 13 (10.66%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (8.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (7.38%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (4.92%) DataPower
8 4 (3.28%) Derivative
9 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.64%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.64%) Wiki
10 1 (0.82%) Clustering
10 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.82%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.82%) Life Science
10 1 (0.82%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.82%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.82%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.93%) Unix
2 14 (11.48%) Linux
3 6 (4.92%) HPUX
3 6 (4.92%) Solaris
4 4 (3.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (31.15%) SOA
3 36 (29.51%) Data Modelling
4 21 (17.21%) Use Case
5 19 (15.57%) Electronic Trading
5 19 (15.57%) UML
6 18 (14.75%) Open Source
6 18 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (13.93%) Scrum
8 15 (12.30%) Data Analysis
8 15 (12.30%) Logical Data Model
8 15 (12.30%) Waterfall
9 14 (11.48%) Change Control
9 14 (11.48%) Code Coverage
9 14 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (11.48%) MVVM
9 14 (11.48%) Sequence Diagram
10 13 (10.66%) Fund Management
10 13 (10.66%) Microservices
11 12 (9.84%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 75 (61.48%) Java
2 55 (45.08%) SQL
3 41 (33.61%) XPath
4 26 (21.31%) JavaScript
5 19 (15.57%) C#
6 16 (13.11%) PL/SQL
7 12 (9.84%) T-SQL
8 10 (8.20%) Apex Code
8 10 (8.20%) Python
8 10 (8.20%) SOQL
9 7 (5.74%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.28%) Groovy
10 4 (3.28%) Scala
11 3 (2.46%) C
11 3 (2.46%) Perl
11 3 (2.46%) PHP
11 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.46%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.46%) VBA
11 3 (2.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.92%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.82%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.66%) QA
2 4 (3.28%) ISO 20022
2 4 (3.28%) MiFID
3 2 (1.64%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.64%) EMIR
4 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.82%) PSD2
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) Docker
2 3 (2.46%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) Rundeck
1 3 (2.46%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (1.64%) Control-M
Vendors
1 44 (36.07%) Oracle
2 20 (16.39%) IBM
3 19 (15.57%) Microsoft
4 14 (11.48%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (9.84%) Solace
6 11 (9.02%) Sybase
7 10 (8.20%) ION Trading
8 6 (4.92%) Talend
9 4 (3.28%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.28%) Vertica
10 3 (2.46%) Altova
10 3 (2.46%) Sun
10 3 (2.46%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.64%) BEA
11 2 (1.64%) Bloomberg
11 2 (1.64%) Calypso
11 2 (1.64%) Murex
11 2 (1.64%) SAP
12 1 (0.82%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.82%) Informatica