The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 66 69 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs citing XSD 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.41% 0.13% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.17% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £395 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +11.60% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year - -11.90%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 138 194 180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 18.72% 25.80% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 116 106
Median daily rate £365 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +9.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSD in Milton Keynes

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XSD in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XSD in Milton Keynes

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for XSD.

1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) SMS
1 2 (50.00%) WSDL
1 2 (50.00%) Sun Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) JPA
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Telematics
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SMS
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Telematics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) JPA
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) WSDL
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Line Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) SOLID
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Telematics
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle