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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 67 92 86
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -6
Contract jobs citing XSD 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.48% 0.59% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £340 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £425 £370
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £21.58
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
270 337 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.74% 22.30% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 198 195
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 7 December 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 20 (100.00%) XML
2 19 (95.00%) Web Services
2 19 (95.00%) JBoss
2 19 (95.00%) Java
3 18 (90.00%) SOAP
3 18 (90.00%) Maven
4 16 (80.00%) jBPM
4 16 (80.00%) Java EE
4 16 (80.00%) Drools
4 16 (80.00%) JMS
4 16 (80.00%) Eclipse
5 15 (75.00%) SOA
5 15 (75.00%) Hibernate
5 15 (75.00%) XSLT
5 15 (75.00%) Oracle
5 15 (75.00%) JPA
5 15 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 15 (75.00%) Oracle Database
5 15 (75.00%) Red Hat
6 14 (70.00%) TDD
6 14 (70.00%) JSF
6 14 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (70.00%) HTML
7 13 (65.00%) Scrum
7 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (65.00%) Subversion
7 13 (65.00%) Open Source
7 13 (65.00%) Open Source Development
8 12 (60.00%) Oracle BPM
8 12 (60.00%) RichFaces

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 19 (95.00%) JBoss
2 15 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SSH
1 3 (15.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (90.00%) Maven
2 16 (80.00%) Eclipse
3 13 (65.00%) Subversion
4 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (15.00%) git-flow
5 3 (15.00%) GitLab
6 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (95.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Integration Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) XML
2 19 (95.00%) Web Services
3 18 (90.00%) SOAP
4 16 (80.00%) Drools
4 16 (80.00%) Java EE
4 16 (80.00%) jBPM
4 16 (80.00%) JMS
5 15 (75.00%) Hibernate
5 15 (75.00%) JPA
5 15 (75.00%) XSLT
6 14 (70.00%) HTML
6 14 (70.00%) JSF
7 12 (60.00%) RichFaces
8 7 (35.00%) Spring Batch
9 5 (25.00%) JSON
10 4 (20.00%) J2EE
11 3 (15.00%) JAXB
11 3 (15.00%) JDBC
11 3 (15.00%) RESTful
11 3 (15.00%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) SOA
2 14 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (70.00%) TDD
3 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) Open Source
3 13 (65.00%) Open Source Development
3 13 (65.00%) Scrum
4 10 (50.00%) Coaching
4 10 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (20.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) Workflow
7 2 (10.00%) MVC
8 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) PL/SQL
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Oracle
1 15 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.00%) ForgeRock
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft