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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema
Rank 114 113 92
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 8 10 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.28% 0.39% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.36% 1.28% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 22
Average daily rate
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£394 £370 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% +4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £311 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £375 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.46 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-54.22% -
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
587 782 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.47% 30.25% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 493 376
Average daily rate £361 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 29 May 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 +3 6 £400 +6.66% 1
West Lothian -3 1 £375 +6.38%
Glasgow -6 1 - -
XML Schema
UK

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 21 (100.00%) XML
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (100.00%) TDD
1 21 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 17 (80.95%) FitNesse
2 17 (80.95%) Java
3 13 (61.90%) JUnit
3 13 (61.90%) JDBC
3 13 (61.90%) Hibernate
3 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (61.90%) Pair Programming
3 13 (61.90%) Spring
3 13 (61.90%) iBATIS
4 10 (47.62%) SDLC
5 8 (38.10%) BDD
5 8 (38.10%) SQL
5 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
6 7 (33.33%) SOA
6 7 (33.33%) Ant
6 7 (33.33%) Scrum
6 7 (33.33%) XPath
6 7 (33.33%) JSON
6 7 (33.33%) Maven
6 7 (33.33%) jMock
6 7 (33.33%) RESTful
6 7 (33.33%) Mockito
6 7 (33.33%) Selenium
6 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (28.57%) JMS

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (80.95%) FitNesse
2 13 (61.90%) JUnit
3 7 (33.33%) Ant
3 7 (33.33%) Maven
3 7 (33.33%) jMock
3 7 (33.33%) Mockito
3 7 (33.33%) Selenium
3 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
5 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
1 13 (61.90%) Java Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Tester
2 3 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
4 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (61.90%) JDBC
2 13 (61.90%) Hibernate
2 13 (61.90%) Spring
2 13 (61.90%) iBATIS
3 7 (33.33%) JSON
3 7 (33.33%) RESTful
4 6 (28.57%) JMS
5 3 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (100.00%) TDD
2 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (61.90%) Pair Programming
3 10 (47.62%) SDLC
4 8 (38.10%) BDD
5 7 (33.33%) SOA
5 7 (33.33%) Scrum
6 5 (23.81%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (14.29%) Open Source
7 3 (14.29%) User Stories
8 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA