Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 21 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 95 107
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12 -6
Contract jobs citing XSD 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.31% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.25% 0.66% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Reading median daily rate £488 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.88% +23.08% -40.91%
10th Percentile £466 £400 £313
90th Percentile £494 £400 £338
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +6.25% +18.52% -33.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 319 302 434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.02% 20.52% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 178 334
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.08% +7.61%
10th Percentile £303 £275 £283
90th Percentile £525 £488 £547
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 10
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £19.61 £50.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.51% -60.99% +164.61%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.40 £15.73
90th Percentile £47.50 £28.00 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £21.06 £37.25
% change year-on-year +51.98% -43.48% +96.05%

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for XSD in Reading

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSD in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 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 Reading region with a requirement for XSD.

1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) WSDL
2 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (75.00%) XMLSpy
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (25.00%) BPEL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) PKI
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL

XSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (75.00%) XMLSpy
2 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Designer
1 3 (75.00%) SOA Designer
1 3 (75.00%) SOA Solution Designer
1 3 (75.00%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) SOA Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# WCF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) WCF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) WSDL
3 2 (50.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) BPEL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft