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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 102 133
Rank change year-on-year -20 +31  
Contract jobs citing XSD 12 45 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.45% 1.50% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.63% 5.59% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 28 4
Median daily rate £500 £600 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +37.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £363 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £643 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +14.70% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 - -

XSD is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 736 805 786
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 27.31% 26.84% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 553 549
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 34
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £38.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +1.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.39 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing XSD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -13 6 £553 -7.91% 1
Devon - 6 £330 - 1
XSD
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 20 (100.00%) XML
1 20 (100.00%) REST
2 17 (85.00%) Web Services
3 14 (70.00%) Java
4 13 (65.00%) Oracle
5 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
6 11 (55.00%) Hibernate
6 11 (55.00%) JAXB
7 9 (45.00%) JUnit
7 9 (45.00%) JPA
8 8 (40.00%) EJB 3.0
8 8 (40.00%) DV Cleared
8 8 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (40.00%) PrimeFaces
8 8 (40.00%) SDLC
8 8 (40.00%) C
8 8 (40.00%) J2EE
8 8 (40.00%) EJB
8 8 (40.00%) XSLT
8 8 (40.00%) JBoss
8 8 (40.00%) Scrum
8 8 (40.00%) Workflow
8 8 (40.00%) JSF
8 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (40.00%) Software Testing
9 6 (30.00%) SOA
9 6 (30.00%) WSDL
10 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
10 4 (20.00%) Star Schema

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 8 (40.00%) JBoss
2 4 (20.00%) Confluence
3 3 (15.00%) GlassFish
3 3 (15.00%) JCAPS
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (10.00%) SAS
5 1 (5.00%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Star Schema
2 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) Text Mining
4 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) JUnit
2 4 (20.00%) JIRA
3 3 (15.00%) Maven
3 3 (15.00%) Subversion
4 2 (10.00%) Hudson
4 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.00%) Liquibase
General
1 2 (10.00%) Electronics
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
1 14 (70.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Data Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Junior
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) REST
1 20 (100.00%) XML
2 17 (85.00%) Web Services
3 11 (55.00%) Hibernate
3 11 (55.00%) JAXB
4 9 (45.00%) JPA
5 8 (40.00%) EJB
5 8 (40.00%) EJB 3.0
5 8 (40.00%) J2EE
5 8 (40.00%) JSF
5 8 (40.00%) PrimeFaces
5 8 (40.00%) XSLT
6 6 (30.00%) WSDL
7 3 (15.00%) Dropwizard
7 3 (15.00%) JAX-RS
7 3 (15.00%) JSON
7 3 (15.00%) SOAP
7 3 (15.00%) XML Schema
7 3 (15.00%) XSL
8 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) NHS
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 8 (40.00%) Scrum
2 8 (40.00%) SDLC
2 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (40.00%) Workflow
3 6 (30.00%) SOA
4 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) MODAF
4 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (15.00%) BPEL
6 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Data Management
6 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) R
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
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