The first table below looks at the demand for XML Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Schema over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Livingston region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema
Rank 9 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 9.26% 7.89% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.83% 18.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate £330 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Livingston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
24 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 44.44% 42.11% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 3
Average daily rate £330 £265 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -29.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML Schema
West Lothian

XML Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML Schema across the Livingston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Schema Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

XML Schema
Daily Rate Trend in Livingston

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

XML Schema Daily Rate Trend in Livingston

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Livingston 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 13 (100.00%) XML
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) TDD
2 12 (92.31%) Hibernate
2 12 (92.31%) Spring
2 12 (92.31%) iBATIS
2 12 (92.31%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (92.31%) JUnit
2 12 (92.31%) JDBC
2 12 (92.31%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) JMS
3 7 (53.85%) EasyMock
3 7 (53.85%) Mockito
3 7 (53.85%) jMock
4 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
4 6 (46.15%) Pair Programming
5 5 (38.46%) FitNesse
5 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
7 1 (7.69%) HTML
7 1 (7.69%) SOA
7 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
7 1 (7.69%) Sun
7 1 (7.69%) Sun Certification
7 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.69%) SQL
7 1 (7.69%) Ant
7 1 (7.69%) Linux
7 1 (7.69%) OCPJP
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Livingston 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 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) JUnit
2 7 (53.85%) EasyMock
2 7 (53.85%) Mockito
2 7 (53.85%) jMock
3 5 (38.46%) FitNesse
4 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.69%) Ant
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium
4 1 (7.69%) Maven
4 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Java Developer
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Tester
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Tester
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) XML
2 12 (92.31%) Hibernate
2 12 (92.31%) Spring
2 12 (92.31%) iBATIS
2 12 (92.31%) JDBC
2 12 (92.31%) JMS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) TDD
2 12 (92.31%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (46.15%) Pair Programming
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Sun Certification
1 1 (7.69%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Sun