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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema
Rank 109 91 109
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 12 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% 0.94% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 3.61% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
XML Schema
UK

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
650 582 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.25% 26.01% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 304 329
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £63.75 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015. 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
Edinburgh -2 6 £425 +28.78% 1
XML Schema
UK

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) XML
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (86.36%) TDD
3 18 (81.82%) Relational Database
4 17 (77.27%) Java
5 16 (72.73%) JUnit
5 16 (72.73%) Tomcat
5 16 (72.73%) Pair Programming
5 16 (72.73%) Spring
5 16 (72.73%) FitNesse
5 16 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (68.18%) iBATIS
6 15 (68.18%) Hibernate
6 15 (68.18%) JDBC
7 10 (45.45%) JMS
8 9 (40.91%) jMock
8 9 (40.91%) Mockito
9 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (22.73%) Scrum
10 3 (13.64%) Maven
10 3 (13.64%) SOA
10 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
10 3 (13.64%) SQL
10 3 (13.64%) Ant
10 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
10 3 (13.64%) User Stories
10 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
10 3 (13.64%) BDD

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 16 (72.73%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (81.82%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (72.73%) JUnit
1 16 (72.73%) FitNesse
2 9 (40.91%) jMock
2 9 (40.91%) Mockito
3 3 (13.64%) Maven
3 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
3 3 (13.64%) Ant
3 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
3 3 (13.64%) Selenium
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 15 (68.18%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Tester
4 2 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) XML
2 16 (72.73%) Spring
3 15 (68.18%) iBATIS
3 15 (68.18%) Hibernate
3 15 (68.18%) JDBC
4 10 (45.45%) JMS
5 3 (13.64%) RESTful
5 3 (13.64%) JSON
6 2 (9.09%) HTML
7 1 (4.55%) SOAP
7 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.09%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (86.36%) TDD
3 16 (72.73%) Pair Programming
3 16 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) SOA
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) User Stories
5 3 (13.64%) BDD
6 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.09%) UML
6 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) ETL
7 1 (4.55%) Change Control
7 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Informatica
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