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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema
Rank 79 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.084% 0.089% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.48% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£320 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.42% -2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +14.28%
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
311 208 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.00% 18.57% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 86 51
Average daily rate £390 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.41% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) JDBC
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) iBATIS
2 2 (66.67%) FitNesse
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Mockito
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) FitNesse
2 1 (33.33%) Mockito
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) iBATIS
2 2 (66.67%) JDBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft