Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 16 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 82 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 - +91
Contract jobs citing XSD 10 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.02% 0.54% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.94% 2.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
South Wales median daily rate £300 £184 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.49% - -
Wales median daily rate £300 £184 -
% change year-on-year +63.49% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South Wales median hourly rate - £21.50 -
Wales median hourly rate - £21.50 -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 254 292 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 25.89% 26.45% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 213 372
South Wales median daily rate £396 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.76% +19.72% +5.19%
10th Percentile £250 £288 £250
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +34.38% -32.63%
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £60.25
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £20.30 £25.25
% change year-on-year +13.98% -19.59% +12.22%

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for XSD in South Wales

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSD in South Wales

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XSD in South Wales over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XSD in South Wales

XSD
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 16 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
Cardiff -2 10 £300 +63.49%
XSD
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 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 South Wales region with a requirement for XSD.

1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (100.00%) ETL
1 10 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) NHS
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland

XSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 4 (40.00%) ETL Developer
3 4 (40.00%) SSIS Developer
4 3 (30.00%) XML Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ETL
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft