The table below looks at the statistics for XML Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Schema over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema
Rank 77 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.75% 0.082% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.04% 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
362 306 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.71% 25.02% 23.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 169 123
Average daily rate £375 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

XML Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML Schema across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Schema Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

XML Schema
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML Schema across the Edinburgh region.

XML Schema Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing XML Schema also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML Schema.

1 14 (100.00%) XML
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) TDD
2 12 (85.71%) Relational Database
3 11 (78.57%) FitNesse
4 10 (71.43%) Pair Programming
4 10 (71.43%) Spring
4 10 (71.43%) Hibernate
4 10 (71.43%) iBATIS
4 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (71.43%) JUnit
4 10 (71.43%) JDBC
4 10 (71.43%) Java
5 9 (64.29%) Tomcat
6 8 (57.14%) jMock
6 8 (57.14%) Mockito
7 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (28.57%) JMS
7 4 (28.57%) Scrum
8 3 (21.43%) QA
9 2 (14.29%) Selenium
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (14.29%) XPath
9 2 (14.29%) JSON
9 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
9 2 (14.29%) RESTful
9 2 (14.29%) Open Source
9 2 (14.29%) Maven
9 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 2 (14.29%) SOA

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing XML Schema also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML Schema. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (64.29%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) FitNesse
2 10 (71.43%) JUnit
3 8 (57.14%) jMock
3 8 (57.14%) Mockito
4 2 (14.29%) Selenium
4 2 (14.29%) Maven
4 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 2 (14.29%) Ant
4 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Java Developer
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (71.43%) Spring
2 10 (71.43%) Hibernate
2 10 (71.43%) iBATIS
2 10 (71.43%) JDBC
3 4 (28.57%) JMS
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) TDD
3 10 (71.43%) Pair Programming
3 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (14.29%) UML
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
6 1 (7.14%) Change Control
6 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) XPath
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft