The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 124 137 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing XSD 19 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.65% 0.034% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.19% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Median daily rate £420 £352 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.46% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £52.50
XSD
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
596 598 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.49% 20.60% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 311 483
Median daily rate £350 £351 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% -6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing XSD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

XSD
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSD across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

XSD Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

XSD
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Inverclyde - 7 £420 -
Renfrewshire -38 4 £286 -18.57%
Edinburgh - 3 £365 -
Glasgow - 2 £400 -
West Lothian - 1 £425 -
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for XSD.

1 36 (100.00%) XML
2 24 (66.67%) Windows
2 24 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 22 (61.11%) WSDL
4 21 (58.33%) SQL
5 20 (55.56%) SOAP
5 20 (55.56%) SOA
5 20 (55.56%) HTTP
5 20 (55.56%) REST
5 20 (55.56%) JSON
6 19 (52.78%) IBM
7 18 (50.00%) Java
8 15 (41.67%) RESTful
9 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 12 (33.33%) WPF
9 12 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
9 12 (33.33%) SoapUI
9 12 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (33.33%) VBScript
9 12 (33.33%) C#
9 12 (33.33%) JMS
9 12 (33.33%) SSL
9 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (33.33%) MSI
9 12 (33.33%) WinForms
10 11 (30.56%) Web Services
10 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
11 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
11 10 (27.78%) Middleware
11 10 (27.78%) HP

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (22.22%) MQSeries
1 8 (22.22%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 3 (8.33%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 20 (55.56%) HTTP
2 12 (33.33%) SSL
3 8 (22.22%) FTP
3 8 (22.22%) HTTPS
3 8 (22.22%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MSI
1 12 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 8 (22.22%) ClearCase
2 8 (22.22%) XMLSpy
3 7 (19.44%) Eclipse
4 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 1 (2.78%) Banking
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Integration Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Development Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Software Development Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Tools Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Designer
7 1 (2.78%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) XML
2 22 (61.11%) WSDL
3 20 (55.56%) JSON
3 20 (55.56%) REST
3 20 (55.56%) SOAP
4 15 (41.67%) RESTful
5 12 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
5 12 (33.33%) JMS
5 12 (33.33%) WinForms
5 12 (33.33%) WPF
6 11 (30.56%) Web Services
7 10 (27.78%) Middleware
8 8 (22.22%) EDI
8 8 (22.22%) XSL
8 8 (22.22%) XSLT
9 5 (13.89%) .NET
10 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
10 3 (8.33%) Spring
11 2 (5.56%) Java EE
11 2 (5.56%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (22.22%) DataPower
2 8 (22.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 24 (66.67%) Windows
1 24 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) SOA
2 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
3 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.22%) Change Management
4 8 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
4 8 (22.22%) EAI
4 8 (22.22%) Performance Management
5 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 6 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 5 (13.89%) OO
6 5 (13.89%) Project Management
6 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
6 5 (13.89%) Web Development
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.56%) MVC
7 2 (5.56%) RUP
7 2 (5.56%) Unified Process
7 2 (5.56%) Use Case
8 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) SQL
2 18 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (33.33%) C#
3 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 12 (33.33%) VBScript
4 5 (13.89%) C
4 5 (13.89%) C++
4 5 (13.89%) COBOL
4 5 (13.89%) PL/1
4 5 (13.89%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.56%) AspectJ
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) HL7
1 8 (22.22%) SEPA
2 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.78%) Graphite
3 1 (2.78%) Kibana
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) IBM
2 10 (27.78%) HP
3 8 (22.22%) Oracle
3 8 (22.22%) Remedy
4 6 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat