Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 18 December 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 > North East
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 - 116
Rank change year-on-year - +116 -11
Contract jobs citing XSD 12 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.98% - 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.55% - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 10
North East median daily rate £425 - £525
10th Percentile £395 - £307
90th Percentile £488 - £600
England median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.88 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -1.47% +14.86% +71.46%

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 the North East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 338 716 598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 27.68% 28.00% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 497 395
North East median daily rate £400 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% -11.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £295 £281 £269
90th Percentile £550 £515 £538
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 11
North East median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +45.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £10.83 £12.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £44.98 £37.00 £28.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing XSD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for XSD in the North East

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSD in the North East

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XSD in the North East over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XSD in the North East

XSD
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the North East region over the 6 months to 18 December 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
Tyne and Wear - 11 £425 -
XSD
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 North East region with a requirement for XSD.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 11 (91.67%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (83.33%) CSS
4 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (75.00%) HTML
4 9 (75.00%) jQuery
4 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (66.67%) Scrum
6 6 (50.00%) SOA
6 6 (50.00%) MVC
6 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (50.00%) Spring
6 6 (50.00%) TDD
6 6 (50.00%) Firebug
6 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (50.00%) Kanban
6 6 (50.00%) Spring MVC
6 6 (50.00%) JSP
6 6 (50.00%) JUnit
6 6 (50.00%) Gradle
6 6 (50.00%) Software Architecture
6 6 (50.00%) Hamcrest
6 6 (50.00%) BDD
6 6 (50.00%) Microservices
6 6 (50.00%) Spring Boot
7 5 (41.67%) DevOps

XSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (25.00%) CMS
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (25.00%) IaaS
1 3 (25.00%) PaaS
1 3 (25.00%) Serverless
2 2 (16.67%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (50.00%) Firebug
2 6 (50.00%) Gradle
2 6 (50.00%) Hamcrest
2 6 (50.00%) JUnit
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (25.00%) Subversion
3 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (8.33%) Artifactory
5 1 (8.33%) Maven
5 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Agile Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
3 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 9 (75.00%) jQuery
4 6 (50.00%) JSP
4 6 (50.00%) Spring
4 6 (50.00%) Spring Boot
4 6 (50.00%) Spring MVC
5 5 (41.67%) JSON
5 5 (41.67%) SOAP
6 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 4 (33.33%) XSLT
7 3 (25.00%) RESTful
8 2 (16.67%) REST
8 2 (16.67%) XSL
9 1 (8.33%) .NET
9 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET
9 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 1 (8.33%) CAML
9 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) BDD
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (50.00%) Kanban
3 6 (50.00%) Microservices
3 6 (50.00%) MVC
3 6 (50.00%) SOA
3 6 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (41.67%) DevOps
5 3 (25.00%) Content Management
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (25.00%) Process Management
5 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) EAI
6 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) Java
3 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Groovy
4 3 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (16.67%) XPath
5 2 (16.67%) XQuery
6 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) AWS Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Ansible
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) OpenText
1 3 (25.00%) SaltStack
2 2 (16.67%) Dell
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft