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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 372 335 386
Rank change year-on-year -37 +51  
Contract jobs citing XSD 44 96 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.44% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 1.36% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 67 31
Median daily rate £544 £450 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.83% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +14.70% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 - -

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7464 7033 7352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 36.00% 32.40% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5536 5401 5349
Median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 24 51
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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
City of London +2 6 £613 +28.94% 1
Hayes - 2 - -
XSD
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 85 (95.51%) XML
2 60 (67.42%) Java
3 49 (55.06%) Web Services
4 48 (53.93%) SOAP
4 48 (53.93%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (43.82%) REST
6 38 (42.70%) SQL
6 38 (42.70%) XSLT
7 33 (37.08%) JavaScript
8 30 (33.71%) Scrum
9 27 (30.34%) CSS
10 26 (29.21%) Unix
10 26 (29.21%) SOA
10 26 (29.21%) TDD
10 26 (29.21%) JSON
11 24 (26.97%) HTML
12 23 (25.84%) .NET
13 22 (24.72%) Spring
13 22 (24.72%) Jenkins
14 21 (23.60%) Maven
14 21 (23.60%) Git (software)
14 21 (23.60%) Oracle
15 20 (22.47%) JDBC
15 20 (22.47%) Linux
15 20 (22.47%) JIRA
15 20 (22.47%) WebSphere
16 19 (21.35%) Banking
16 19 (21.35%) C#
16 19 (21.35%) Finance
17 18 (20.22%) Eclipse

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 (22.47%) WebSphere
2 18 (20.22%) Apache
2 18 (20.22%) Tomcat
3 13 (14.61%) IIS
4 5 (5.62%) JBoss
5 4 (4.49%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (4.49%) CMS
5 4 (4.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (3.37%) CoreMedia CMS
7 2 (2.25%) Confluence
7 2 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.25%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.25%) nginx
8 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.12%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.12%) Liferay
8 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.25%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 10 (11.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.37%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.12%) GitHub
4 1 (1.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) Internet
2 4 (4.49%) HTTPS
2 4 (4.49%) X.509
3 3 (3.37%) HTTP
4 1 (1.12%) FTP
4 1 (1.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) MySQL
1 12 (13.48%) Relational Database
2 11 (12.36%) RDBMS
3 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.49%) Redis
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.37%) DB2
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.25%) OLAP
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.12%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.12%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (24.72%) Jenkins
2 21 (23.60%) Git (software)
2 21 (23.60%) Maven
3 20 (22.47%) JIRA
4 18 (20.22%) Eclipse
5 14 (15.73%) Subversion
6 13 (14.61%) Selenium
7 12 (13.48%) JUnit
7 12 (13.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (12.36%) Hudson
8 11 (12.36%) Visual Studio
8 11 (12.36%) XMLSpy
9 10 (11.24%) Mockito
9 10 (11.24%) Oracle APEX
9 10 (11.24%) WebDriver
10 7 (7.87%) Spock
10 7 (7.87%) TeamCity
11 6 (6.74%) Moq
11 6 (6.74%) NUnit
12 4 (4.49%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (21.35%) Banking
1 19 (21.35%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Investment Banking
3 6 (6.74%) Marketing
4 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.62%) Retail
4 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.49%) Electronics
5 4 (4.49%) Front Office
6 2 (2.25%) Back Office
6 2 (2.25%) Publishing
7 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (66.29%) Developer
2 21 (23.60%) Senior Developer
3 15 (16.85%) Java Developer
4 11 (12.36%) Architect
4 11 (12.36%) WebSphere Developer
5 10 (11.24%) Salesforce Developer
5 10 (11.24%) Senior WebSphere Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Analyst
8 6 (6.74%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Consultant
8 6 (6.74%) IT Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) IT Security Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Security Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Quantitative Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (5.62%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.49%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (95.51%) XML
2 49 (55.06%) Web Services
3 48 (53.93%) SOAP
4 39 (43.82%) REST
5 38 (42.70%) XSLT
6 27 (30.34%) CSS
7 26 (29.21%) JSON
8 24 (26.97%) HTML
9 23 (25.84%) .NET
10 22 (24.72%) Spring
11 20 (22.47%) JDBC
12 18 (20.22%) Hibernate
13 13 (14.61%) WCF
14 12 (13.48%) JMS
14 12 (13.48%) RESTful
15 11 (12.36%) HTML5
15 11 (12.36%) jQuery
15 11 (12.36%) Node.js
15 11 (12.36%) WSDL
15 11 (12.36%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.24%) Fixed Income
3 8 (8.99%) User Experience
4 7 (7.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.25%) Derivative
5 2 (2.25%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.25%) Social Media
5 2 (2.25%) Wiki
6 1 (1.12%) Clustering
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) Equities
6 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.12%) IPTV
6 1 (1.12%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.12%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.21%) Unix
2 20 (22.47%) Linux
3 10 (11.24%) HPUX
3 10 (11.24%) Solaris
4 8 (8.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (53.93%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (33.71%) Scrum
3 26 (29.21%) SOA
3 26 (29.21%) TDD
4 13 (14.61%) Mentoring
4 13 (14.61%) MVC
5 12 (13.48%) E-Commerce
5 12 (13.48%) OO
5 12 (13.48%) Web Development
6 11 (12.36%) Coaching
7 10 (11.24%) BDD
7 10 (11.24%) Project Management
7 10 (11.24%) Systems Analysis
7 10 (11.24%) Test Automation
8 9 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (8.99%) Change Control
9 8 (8.99%) UML
10 7 (7.87%) ITIL
10 7 (7.87%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.87%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 60 (67.42%) Java
2 38 (42.70%) SQL
3 33 (37.08%) JavaScript
4 19 (21.35%) C#
5 10 (11.24%) Apex Code
5 10 (11.24%) SOQL
5 10 (11.24%) XPath
6 7 (7.87%) Korn
6 7 (7.87%) Shell Script
7 6 (6.74%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.74%) Perl
7 6 (6.74%) PHP
7 6 (6.74%) PowerShell
7 6 (6.74%) Python
8 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.62%) VBA
9 4 (4.49%) C
9 4 (4.49%) ECMAScript
9 4 (4.49%) ES6
9 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) FATCA
2 4 (4.49%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) ISO 20022
3 1 (1.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Docker
1 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (23.60%) Oracle
2 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.85%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (12.36%) IBM
4 9 (10.11%) Solace
5 8 (8.99%) SAP
6 5 (5.62%) Kofax
7 3 (3.37%) Adobe
7 3 (3.37%) FatWire
7 3 (3.37%) Interwoven
7 3 (3.37%) Lotus
7 3 (3.37%) OpenText
7 3 (3.37%) Percussion
7 3 (3.37%) Vignette
8 2 (2.25%) Calypso
8 2 (2.25%) ION Trading
9 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.12%) Citrix
9 1 (1.12%) Sun
9 1 (1.12%) VMware
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