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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema
Rank 124 101 105
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 1.23% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £362 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.27% -9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £350 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £391 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +14.28%
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
778 568 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.79% 22.92% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 269 216
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 £260 £262 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 15
Average hourly rate £42.25 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £30.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 1 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 -8 3 £381 -
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XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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 14 (100.00%) XML
2 12 (85.71%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) JMS
3 11 (78.57%) Spring
4 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (71.43%) Tomcat
5 8 (57.14%) Hibernate
5 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
6 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (50.00%) iBATIS
6 7 (50.00%) TDD
6 7 (50.00%) JUnit
6 7 (50.00%) JDBC
7 6 (42.86%) SOAP
7 6 (42.86%) Web Services
7 6 (42.86%) IBM
7 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
8 5 (35.71%) Finance
9 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 4 (28.57%) SQL
9 4 (28.57%) FitNesse
10 3 (21.43%) Apache CXF
10 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (21.43%) Subversion
10 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
11 2 (14.29%) Banking
11 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (14.29%) ETL
11 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (14.29%) Informatica

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 10 (71.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) JUnit
2 4 (28.57%) FitNesse
3 3 (21.43%) Subversion
4 2 (14.29%) Mockito
5 1 (7.14%) jMock
5 1 (7.14%) EasyMock
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Java Developer
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Team Leader
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 12 (85.71%) JMS
3 11 (78.57%) Spring
4 8 (57.14%) Hibernate
5 7 (50.00%) JDBC
5 7 (50.00%) iBATIS
6 6 (42.86%) SOAP
6 6 (42.86%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
2 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Informatica