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 3 months to 29 April 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 101 95
Contract jobs citing XSD 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.45% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +14.16% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.30 £42.00
% change year-on-year - -23.09%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 481 445 386
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 34.28% 24.56% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 300 243
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 - £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 29 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for XSD.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (100.00%) JSR 170
1 2 (100.00%) Taglibs
1 2 (100.00%) Jackrabbit
1 2 (100.00%) OSGi
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Sling
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Felix

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 2 (100.00%) Jackrabbit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Felix
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Sling
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) JSR 170
1 2 (100.00%) OSGi
1 2 (100.00%) Taglibs
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java