Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 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)
England > North East
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 94 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - +114
Contract jobs citing XSD 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.41% 0.58% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.28% 2.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
North East median daily rate £375 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% - -
England median daily rate £525 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £41.88 £42.50
% change year-on-year -16.42% -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 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 392 341 738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.37% 28.02% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 217 486
North East median daily rate £404 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.60% +7.14% -10.83%
10th Percentile £301 £300 £275
90th Percentile £550 £519 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 28
North East median hourly rate £37.25 £45.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.22% +60.71% +73.27%
10th Percentile £28.58 £16.50 £14.28
90th Percentile £45.33 £47.76 £36.30
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +1.24%

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018. 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 -4 4 £363 -14.71% 2
XSD
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for XSD.

1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) XPath
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) GitHub
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 3 (60.00%) JUnit
3 3 (60.00%) XSL
3 3 (60.00%) XQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) Java 8
4 2 (40.00%) SOLID
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins

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 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) GitHub
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Serverless
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Mockito
4 1 (20.00%) Spock
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Junior
4 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Mid-Level Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) XSL
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) EJB
5 1 (20.00%) J2EE
5 1 (20.00%) Java RMI
5 1 (20.00%) JDBC
5 1 (20.00%) JMS
5 1 (20.00%) JSP
5 1 (20.00%) Servlets
5 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 2 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (40.00%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (40.00%) SOLID
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Data Science
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) KYC
3 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) XPath
2 3 (60.00%) XQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Java 8
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Groovy
4 1 (20.00%) Korn
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Guidewire
1 1 (20.00%) OpenText
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Solace