Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 19 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)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 331 339 355
Rank change year-on-year +8 +16 -15
Contract jobs citing XSD 27 26 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.58% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 17
South East median daily rate £478 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.05% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £375 £370 £263
90th Percentile £499 £574 £493
England median daily rate £538 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +19.44% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4566 4462 5119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.53% 26.85% 26.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2821 2713 3305
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +4.83%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 127 118
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £14.78 £12.25 £14.99
90th Percentile £50.08 £55.20 £51.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for XSD in the South East

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSD in the South East

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XSD in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XSD in the South East

XSD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XSD in the South East

XSD
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 6 months to 19 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
West Sussex +2 12 £480 -2.78% 1
Thames Valley +2 12 £425 +6.25% 1
Berkshire +14 10 £425 +6.25% 1
Hampshire -1 2 £313 -37.50%
Surrey -18 1 £475 +14.46% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
XSD
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region with a requirement for XSD.

1 27 (100.00%) XML
2 24 (88.89%) SOAP
3 22 (81.48%) REST
4 18 (66.67%) XSLT
4 18 (66.67%) SOA
5 17 (62.96%) Web Services
6 16 (59.26%) Java
6 16 (59.26%) WebLogic
6 16 (59.26%) MVC
7 15 (55.56%) Oracle
7 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (51.85%) Spring
8 14 (51.85%) Hibernate
9 13 (48.15%) Scrum
9 13 (48.15%) JMS
9 13 (48.15%) JPA
10 12 (44.44%) EJB 3.0
10 12 (44.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (44.44%) EJB
10 12 (44.44%) EclipseLink
11 11 (40.74%) WSDL
12 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
12 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
14 8 (29.63%) SQL
14 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
14 8 (29.63%) SDLC
14 8 (29.63%) Spring Boot
15 7 (25.93%) Microservices
15 7 (25.93%) C#

XSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 16 (59.26%) WebLogic
2 12 (44.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (18.52%) Confluence
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (7.41%) Apache
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) DB2
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (25.93%) Maven
2 7 (25.93%) Subversion
3 6 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (18.52%) JIRA
4 5 (18.52%) XMLSpy
5 1 (3.70%) Gradle
5 1 (3.70%) JUnit
5 1 (3.70%) Mockito
5 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
5 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Java Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Designer
4 5 (18.52%) SOA Designer
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) SOA Solution Designer
5 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (11.11%) Architect
6 3 (11.11%) C# WCF Developer
6 3 (11.11%) WCF Developer
7 2 (7.41%) SOA Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.41%) XML Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) XML
2 24 (88.89%) SOAP
3 22 (81.48%) REST
4 18 (66.67%) XSLT
5 17 (62.96%) Web Services
6 14 (51.85%) Hibernate
6 14 (51.85%) Spring
7 13 (48.15%) JMS
7 13 (48.15%) JPA
8 12 (44.44%) EclipseLink
8 12 (44.44%) EJB
8 12 (44.44%) EJB 3.0
9 11 (40.74%) WSDL
10 8 (29.63%) Spring Boot
11 7 (25.93%) WCF
12 6 (22.22%) .NET
12 6 (22.22%) JSON
13 5 (18.52%) Oracle ADF
14 4 (14.81%) CSS
14 4 (14.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) SOA
2 16 (59.26%) MVC
3 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (48.15%) Scrum
5 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (29.63%) SDLC
7 7 (25.93%) Microservices
8 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
9 5 (18.52%) BDD
9 5 (18.52%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (18.52%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 5 (18.52%) Kanban
9 5 (18.52%) TDD
9 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
9 5 (18.52%) Workflow
10 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (14.81%) OOD
10 4 (14.81%) SOLID
11 3 (11.11%) Business Activity Monitoring
11 3 (11.11%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) C#
5 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 6 (22.22%) XPath
6 2 (7.41%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.70%) Groovy
7 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.70%) Python
7 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) TEOCO