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 3 months to 27 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 140 142
Rank change year-on-year +26 +2  
Contract jobs citing XSD 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.15% 0.28% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.83% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £400 £723 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.63% +75.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +13.23% -  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 740 964 752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 36.53% 34.17% 25.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 688 514
Median daily rate £388 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £41.88 £13.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +202.34% -65.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.38 £10.93 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.38 £16.77 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 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 3 months to 27 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
West Yorkshire +11 2 £400 -44.63% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
XSD
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for XSD.

1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) WSDL
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Process Management
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) BPMN
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Force.com
1 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Redis
3 1 (16.67%) CouchDB
3 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Gradle
2 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Mockito
2 1 (16.67%) Spock
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) Node.js
3 2 (33.33%) WSDL
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) JAXB
4 1 (16.67%) JDBC
4 1 (16.67%) JMS
4 1 (16.67%) SAML
4 1 (16.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) BPMN
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Process Management
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 1 (16.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) ECMAScript
4 1 (16.67%) ES6
4 1 (16.67%) Korn
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
2 1 (16.67%) Solace
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO