Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 22 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)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 51 62
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11 -15
Contract jobs citing XSD 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.41% 0.50% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% 1.70% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Merseyside median daily rate £363 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -22.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £356 £338 £425
90th Percentile £369 £363 £475
North West median daily rate £577 £291 £450
% change year-on-year +98.11% -35.28% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Merseyside with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 159 176 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 32.65% 29.43% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 113 91
Merseyside median daily rate £398 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £312 £292 £275
90th Percentile £545 £523 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £30.19
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for XSD in Merseyside

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSD in Merseyside

XSD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XSD in Merseyside

XSD
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 22 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
Southport +5 2 £363 +3.57%
XSD
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for XSD.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SAML
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS

XSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Autofac
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SAML
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle