The table below looks at the statistics for XSD 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 XSD over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank - 81 72
Contract jobs citing XSD 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.075% 0.087%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.37% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £22.04 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+67.87% -48.14%
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
379 269 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.77% 20.21% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 144 134
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +251.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XSD across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing XSD 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 XSD.

1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) EJB
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Servlets
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) JAXB
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) DAO
3 1 (33.33%) JSF
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Decision Table

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing XSD 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 XSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Mockito
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) DAO
2 1 (33.33%) Drools
2 1 (33.33%) EJB
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JAXB
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSF
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Decision Table
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) ANSI SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle