Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 January 2018 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 - 149
Rank change year-on-year - +149 -1
Contract jobs citing XSD 13 0 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.43% - 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 17
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 - £370
10th Percentile £400 - £232
90th Percentile £450 - £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £675 £370
% change year-on-year -37.04% +82.43% +13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 922 1,099 1,352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 30.36% 34.11% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 759 880
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £283 £275
90th Percentile £525 £531 £537
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £18.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% -47.50%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.87 £21.00
% change year-on-year +169.09% -29.21% -42.47%

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XSD in West Yorkshire

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSD in West Yorkshire

XSD
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Leeds - 6 £425 - 6
Bradford - 5 £419 -
XSD
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for XSD.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (84.62%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) BDD
2 11 (84.62%) Microservices
3 9 (69.23%) Cucumber
4 7 (53.85%) REST
4 7 (53.85%) JIRA
4 7 (53.85%) Docker
4 7 (53.85%) User Stories
4 7 (53.85%) Minimum Viable Product
4 7 (53.85%) Dropwizard
4 7 (53.85%) OOD
4 7 (53.85%) Retail
5 6 (46.15%) OO
5 6 (46.15%) Scrum
5 6 (46.15%) JAXB
5 6 (46.15%) CSS
5 6 (46.15%) XML
5 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) HTML
5 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
5 6 (46.15%) jQuery
6 5 (38.46%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
6 5 (38.46%) Swagger
7 4 (30.77%) Spring Boot
7 4 (30.77%) Firebug
7 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing

XSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Cucumber
2 7 (53.85%) JIRA
3 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
4 4 (30.77%) Firebug
4 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 4 (30.77%) Gradle
4 4 (30.77%) Hamcrest
4 4 (30.77%) JUnit
5 3 (23.08%) IntelliJ
6 2 (15.38%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (15.38%) MSBuild
6 2 (15.38%) Selenium
6 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (53.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (84.62%) Java Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Agile Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Dropwizard
1 7 (53.85%) REST
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) JAXB
2 6 (46.15%) jQuery
2 6 (46.15%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) Swagger
4 4 (30.77%) JSP
4 4 (30.77%) Spring
4 4 (30.77%) Spring Boot
4 4 (30.77%) Spring MVC
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (15.38%) XSLT
6 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Minimum Viable Product
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) BDD
2 11 (84.62%) Microservices
3 7 (53.85%) OOD
3 7 (53.85%) User Stories
4 6 (46.15%) OO
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 4 (30.77%) Kanban
6 4 (30.77%) MVC
6 4 (30.77%) Software Architecture
6 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Business Development
7 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 1 (7.69%) DevOps
8 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) VB6
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Docker