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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 113 125 126
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing XSD 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.24% 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.10% 1.18% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Median daily rate £340 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-14.41% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £22.04
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
544 591 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.53% 20.50% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 338 442
Median daily rate £375 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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 4 December 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
Edinburgh +20 4 £340 +13.33% 1
Renfrewshire -11 2 £315 -1.56%
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 24 (100.00%) XML
2 21 (87.50%) Web Services
2 21 (87.50%) Java
3 20 (83.33%) JBoss
4 19 (79.17%) SOAP
4 19 (79.17%) Maven
5 17 (70.83%) JMS
6 16 (66.67%) Eclipse
6 16 (66.67%) jBPM
6 16 (66.67%) Java EE
6 16 (66.67%) Drools
7 15 (62.50%) Hibernate
7 15 (62.50%) Red Hat
7 15 (62.50%) TDD
7 15 (62.50%) SOA
7 15 (62.50%) XSLT
7 15 (62.50%) Oracle
7 15 (62.50%) JPA
7 15 (62.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 15 (62.50%) Oracle Database
8 14 (58.33%) HTML
8 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (58.33%) JSF
8 14 (58.33%) Scrum
8 14 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (54.17%) Subversion
9 13 (54.17%) Open Source
9 13 (54.17%) Open Source Development
10 12 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
10 12 (50.00%) RichFaces

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 20 (83.33%) JBoss
2 15 (62.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) SSH
1 4 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (79.17%) Maven
2 16 (66.67%) Eclipse
3 13 (54.17%) Subversion
4 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (16.67%) git-flow
5 4 (16.67%) GitLab
6 2 (8.33%) MSI
6 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.17%) Advertising
1 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Developer
2 21 (87.50%) Java Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Integration Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Development Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) XML
2 21 (87.50%) Web Services
3 19 (79.17%) SOAP
4 17 (70.83%) JMS
5 16 (66.67%) Drools
5 16 (66.67%) Java EE
5 16 (66.67%) jBPM
6 15 (62.50%) Hibernate
6 15 (62.50%) JPA
6 15 (62.50%) XSLT
7 14 (58.33%) HTML
7 14 (58.33%) JSF
8 12 (50.00%) RichFaces
9 7 (29.17%) Spring Batch
10 6 (25.00%) JSON
11 5 (20.83%) RESTful
11 5 (20.83%) Spring
12 4 (16.67%) J2EE
12 4 (16.67%) JDBC
12 4 (16.67%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) SOA
1 15 (62.50%) TDD
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (58.33%) Scrum
3 13 (54.17%) Open Source
3 13 (54.17%) Open Source Development
4 10 (41.67%) Coaching
4 10 (41.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.67%) SDLC
5 4 (16.67%) Workflow
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) OO
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 2 (8.33%) Prototyping
6 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) BDD
7 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) PL/SQL
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Graphite
1 1 (4.17%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Oracle
1 15 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.67%) ForgeRock
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft