The table below looks at the statistics for XML Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Schema over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema
Rank 125 107 112
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 5 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 1.13% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate
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£369 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £350 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £396 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
776 621 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.14% 25.15% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 304 239
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 19
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

XML Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

XML Schema Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

XML Schema
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

XML Schema Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

XML Schema
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML Schema across the Scotland region.

XML Schema Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

XML Schema
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML Schema within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 2 £363 -
XML Schema
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XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (75.00%) JMS
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) Spring
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
5 6 (50.00%) SOAP
5 6 (50.00%) Web Services
5 6 (50.00%) IBM
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
7 4 (33.33%) TDD
7 4 (33.33%) JUnit
7 4 (33.33%) JDBC
7 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (33.33%) iBATIS
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (25.00%) Apache CXF
8 3 (25.00%) FitNesse
8 3 (25.00%) Subversion
8 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
9 2 (16.67%) Banking
9 2 (16.67%) Scrum
9 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (16.67%) ETL

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (75.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JUnit
2 3 (25.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Mockito
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (75.00%) JMS
3 8 (66.67%) Spring
4 6 (50.00%) SOAP
4 6 (50.00%) Web Services
5 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
6 4 (33.33%) JDBC
6 4 (33.33%) iBATIS
7 3 (25.00%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Informatica
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