The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 67 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XSD 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.50% - 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.55% - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £383 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £406 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.92% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.25 £22.04
% change year-on-year
- +69.01%

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
258 369 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.05% 25.89% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 207 149
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -47.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing XSD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for XSD.

1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
1 13 (100.00%) XML
1 13 (100.00%) XSLT
1 13 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 12 (92.31%) Hibernate
2 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
2 12 (92.31%) TDD
2 12 (92.31%) Maven
2 12 (92.31%) jBPM
2 12 (92.31%) Java EE
2 12 (92.31%) SOAP
2 12 (92.31%) SOA
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) JMS
2 12 (92.31%) JBoss
2 12 (92.31%) HTML
2 12 (92.31%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (92.31%) JPA
2 12 (92.31%) Drools
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle Database
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (76.92%) Open Source Development
3 10 (76.92%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (76.92%) RichFaces
3 10 (76.92%) Open Source
3 10 (76.92%) Subversion
3 10 (76.92%) JSF
3 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (76.92%) Scrum

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 12 (92.31%) JBoss
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 12 (92.31%) Maven
3 10 (76.92%) Subversion
4 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (92.31%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Integration Developer
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
1 13 (100.00%) XML
1 13 (100.00%) XSLT
2 12 (92.31%) Drools
2 12 (92.31%) Hibernate
2 12 (92.31%) HTML
2 12 (92.31%) Java EE
2 12 (92.31%) jBPM
2 12 (92.31%) JMS
2 12 (92.31%) JPA
2 12 (92.31%) SOAP
3 10 (76.92%) JSF
3 10 (76.92%) RichFaces
4 6 (46.15%) Spring Batch
5 4 (30.77%) J2EE
6 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 2 (15.38%) Apache Camel
6 2 (15.38%) HTML5
6 2 (15.38%) JSON
6 2 (15.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (92.31%) SOA
1 12 (92.31%) TDD
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Open Source
2 10 (76.92%) Open Source Development
2 10 (76.92%) Scrum
3 8 (61.54%) Coaching
3 8 (61.54%) Mentoring
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
6 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) PL/SQL
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle
1 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) IBM