Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 October 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 West
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 160 211
Rank change year-on-year -13 +51 -21
Contract jobs citing XSD 26 52 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.47% 0.89% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.84% 3.15% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 35 6
South West median daily rate £415 £600 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.83% +50.00% +23.08%
England median daily rate £550 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +22.22% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West 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 West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1411 1653 1739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.61% 28.39% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 1197 1197
South West median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £525 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 100
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +2.41%
10th Percentile £31.25 £18.56 £26.13
90th Percentile £58.75 £52.85 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.48
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.07% +10.22%

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for XSD in the South West

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSD in the South West

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for XSD in the South West

XSD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XSD in the South West

XSD
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Gloucestershire +10 10 £475 -25.49%
Wiltshire -21 7 £555 -7.50%
Devon - 7 £330 - 2
Bristol - 1 £375 - 2
XSD
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 West region with a requirement for XSD.

1 26 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
2 15 (57.69%) REST
3 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) Java
4 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 12 (46.15%) Web Services
5 11 (42.31%) SOAP
5 11 (42.31%) Data Modelling
6 10 (38.46%) Oracle
6 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
7 9 (34.62%) Data Architecture
7 9 (34.62%) XSL
7 9 (34.62%) SOA
7 9 (34.62%) WSDL
7 9 (34.62%) Scrum
8 8 (30.77%) Programme Management
8 8 (30.77%) JSON
9 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
10 6 (23.08%) ETL
10 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (23.08%) SoapUI
11 5 (19.23%) Agile Project Management
11 5 (19.23%) Web Accessibility
11 5 (19.23%) Reverse Engineering
11 5 (19.23%) Selenium
11 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
11 5 (19.23%) XPath
11 5 (19.23%) OOP

XSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (15.38%) Confluence
1 4 (15.38%) GlassFish
1 4 (15.38%) JCAPS
1 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.69%) SAS
3 1 (3.85%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (19.23%) Star Schema
3 4 (15.38%) Big Data
3 4 (15.38%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
4 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
5 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.69%) Text Mining
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) SoapUI
2 5 (19.23%) JMeter
2 5 (19.23%) LoadRunner
2 5 (19.23%) Selenium
3 4 (15.38%) JIRA
3 4 (15.38%) Maven
3 4 (15.38%) Subversion
4 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.69%) Hudson
4 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.69%) JUnit
5 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.85%) Liquibase
5 1 (3.85%) XMLSpy
General
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Electronics
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.54%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Applications Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Data Architect
5 4 (15.38%) C++ Developer
5 4 (15.38%) C++/Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Junior
6 2 (7.69%) Junior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Junior Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Designer
7 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.85%) SOA Designer
7 1 (3.85%) SOA Solution Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (57.69%) REST
3 12 (46.15%) Web Services
4 11 (42.31%) SOAP
5 9 (34.62%) WSDL
5 9 (34.62%) XSL
6 8 (30.77%) JSON
7 5 (19.23%) XForms
8 3 (11.54%) Dropwizard
8 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
8 3 (11.54%) JAXB
8 3 (11.54%) JAX-RS
8 3 (11.54%) XML Schema
9 2 (7.69%) HTML
9 2 (7.69%) JMS
9 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (7.69%) Spring
10 1 (3.85%) CSS
10 1 (3.85%) J2EE
10 1 (3.85%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) AIX
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Data Modelling
3 9 (34.62%) Data Architecture
3 9 (34.62%) Scrum
3 9 (34.62%) SOA
4 8 (30.77%) Programme Management
5 6 (23.08%) ETL
6 5 (19.23%) Agile Project Management
6 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
6 5 (19.23%) OOP
6 5 (19.23%) Project Management
6 5 (19.23%) Reverse Engineering
6 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Validation
6 5 (19.23%) Web Accessibility
6 5 (19.23%) Workflow
7 4 (15.38%) BPEL
7 4 (15.38%) Data Integration
7 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
7 4 (15.38%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) Python
3 5 (19.23%) XPath
3 5 (19.23%) XQuery
4 4 (15.38%) C
4 4 (15.38%) C++
4 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (19.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) CA Agile Central
3 4 (15.38%) IBM
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.54%) SAP
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (7.69%) VMware