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 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 82 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing XSD 13 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.02% 0.25% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.19% 1.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Median daily rate £340 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £444 £410
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
XSD
Scotland

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
310 277 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.22% 17.61% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 154 215
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.88 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSD across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

XSD Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) XML
1 14 (100.00%) JBoss
2 12 (85.71%) Maven
2 12 (85.71%) Web Services
3 10 (71.43%) SOAP
3 10 (71.43%) JMS
4 9 (64.29%) Oracle
4 9 (64.29%) jBPM
4 9 (64.29%) Java EE
4 9 (64.29%) Drools
4 9 (64.29%) Oracle Database
5 8 (57.14%) Hibernate
5 8 (57.14%) Eclipse
5 8 (57.14%) JPA
6 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 7 (50.00%) JSF
6 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (42.86%) RESTful
7 6 (42.86%) Open Source
7 6 (42.86%) Spring
7 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (42.86%) Subversion
7 6 (42.86%) Scrum
7 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
7 6 (42.86%) SQL
7 6 (42.86%) JDBC
7 6 (42.86%) SOA
7 6 (42.86%) Open Source Development
8 5 (35.71%) XSLT

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 14 (100.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SSH
1 4 (28.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Maven
2 8 (57.14%) Eclipse
3 6 (42.86%) Subversion
4 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 4 (28.57%) git-flow
4 4 (28.57%) GitLab
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
1 14 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Senior Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Integration Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 12 (85.71%) Web Services
3 10 (71.43%) JMS
3 10 (71.43%) SOAP
4 9 (64.29%) Drools
4 9 (64.29%) Java EE
4 9 (64.29%) jBPM
5 8 (57.14%) Hibernate
5 8 (57.14%) JPA
6 7 (50.00%) JSF
7 6 (42.86%) JDBC
7 6 (42.86%) RESTful
7 6 (42.86%) Spring
8 5 (35.71%) HTML
8 5 (35.71%) RichFaces
8 5 (35.71%) XSLT
9 4 (28.57%) JAXB
9 4 (28.57%) JSON
9 4 (28.57%) Spring Batch
9 4 (28.57%) Spring Security
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Open Source
2 6 (42.86%) Open Source Development
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
2 6 (42.86%) SOA
3 5 (35.71%) Coaching
3 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) Workflow
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) RUP
5 2 (14.29%) Unified Process
5 2 (14.29%) Use Case
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (28.57%) ForgeRock
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft