Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 16 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 150 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - +115
Contract jobs citing XSD 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% 0.16% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Manchester median daily rate £577 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.87% - -
North West median daily rate £577 £275 £423
% change year-on-year +109.82% -34.91% +40.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year -2.94% +14.09% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,047 1,017 1,014
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.41% 32.04% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 706 609
Manchester median daily rate £388 £388 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.46% +12.00%
10th Percentile £294 £286 £267
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £390 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +0.65% - +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 33
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £22.76 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.14% -27.74% +8.39%
10th Percentile £17.00 £14.88 £11.50
90th Percentile £44.00 £39.38 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £33.82
% change year-on-year +0.65% +13.84% +12.73%

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for XSD in Manchester

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSD in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 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 Manchester region with a requirement for XSD.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) OLAP
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) OLTP
1 4 (100.00%) Star Schema
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) XPath
1 4 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) EnterpriseDB
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Data Transformation
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (100.00%) SFIA

XSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (100.00%) OLAP
1 4 (100.00%) OLTP
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (100.00%) Star Schema
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Data Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Data Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Database Architect
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Data Transformation
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (100.00%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) EnterpriseDB
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat