Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 21 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 200 193
Rank change year-on-year +28 -7 -16
Contract jobs citing XSD 11 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.25% 0.11% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.87% 0.32% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 12
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 - £369
10th Percentile £396 - £222
90th Percentile £450 - £490
England median daily rate £538 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +19.44% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1268 1861 1850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.52% 34.48% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 1281 1238
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £294 £283 £275
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 19
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.69 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +138.30% -41.25% -16.67%
10th Percentile £17.76 £13.43 £9.96
90th Percentile £40.50 £44.38 £47.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XSD in Yorkshire

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSD in Yorkshire

XSD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XSD in Yorkshire

XSD
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 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 Yorkshire - 11 £425 - 2
XSD
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for XSD.

1 10 (90.91%) Java
1 10 (90.91%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) BDD
1 10 (90.91%) Microservices
2 8 (72.73%) REST
2 8 (72.73%) Cucumber
2 8 (72.73%) OOD
2 8 (72.73%) Dropwizard
2 8 (72.73%) Docker
3 7 (63.64%) Minimum Viable Product
3 7 (63.64%) OO
3 7 (63.64%) JAXB
3 7 (63.64%) User Stories
3 7 (63.64%) JIRA
3 7 (63.64%) Retail
4 6 (54.55%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 6 (54.55%) Swagger
5 5 (45.45%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
6 4 (36.36%) IntelliJ
7 3 (27.27%) XML
8 2 (18.18%) TDD
8 2 (18.18%) Scrum
8 2 (18.18%) MVC
8 2 (18.18%) HTML
8 2 (18.18%) JUnit
8 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) CSS

XSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Cucumber
2 7 (63.64%) JIRA
3 4 (36.36%) IntelliJ
4 2 (18.18%) Firebug
4 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (18.18%) Gradle
4 2 (18.18%) Hamcrest
4 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 2 (18.18%) JUnit
General
1 7 (63.64%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Java Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Agile Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Dropwizard
1 8 (72.73%) REST
2 7 (63.64%) JAXB
3 6 (54.55%) Swagger
4 3 (27.27%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) JSP
5 2 (18.18%) Spring
5 2 (18.18%) Spring Boot
5 2 (18.18%) Spring MVC
6 1 (9.09%) COM
6 1 (9.09%) SOAP
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Minimum Viable Product
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) BDD
1 10 (90.91%) Microservices
2 8 (72.73%) OOD
3 7 (63.64%) OO
3 7 (63.64%) User Stories
4 6 (54.55%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 5 (45.45%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) Business Development
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Kanban
6 2 (18.18%) MVC
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 1 (9.09%) BPMN
7 1 (9.09%) CRM
7 1 (9.09%) Process Management
7 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com