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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
UK / Scotland
Rank 96 114 118
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Contract jobs citing XSD 6 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.51% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.23% 2.01% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 0
Median daily rate £353 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.15% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.12% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.25 £22.04
% change year-on-year
- +69.01%

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
489 648 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.32% 25.43% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 370 373
Median daily rate £365 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 6
Median hourly rate £52.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.11% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £21.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £34.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 - 4 £383 - 2
Renfrewshire +18 2 £315 -3.07%
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 14 (100.00%) XML
2 12 (85.71%) XSLT
2 12 (85.71%) Web Services
2 12 (85.71%) Eclipse
3 11 (78.57%) Red Hat
3 11 (78.57%) Hibernate
3 11 (78.57%) SOA
3 11 (78.57%) JMS
3 11 (78.57%) SOAP
3 11 (78.57%) JBoss
3 11 (78.57%) HTML
3 11 (78.57%) Java
3 11 (78.57%) Oracle
3 11 (78.57%) TDD
3 11 (78.57%) Maven
3 11 (78.57%) jBPM
3 11 (78.57%) Java EE
3 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (78.57%) JPA
3 11 (78.57%) Drools
3 11 (78.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (78.57%) Oracle Database
4 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (64.29%) Open Source Development
4 9 (64.29%) RichFaces
4 9 (64.29%) Open Source
4 9 (64.29%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (64.29%) Subversion
4 9 (64.29%) JSF
4 9 (64.29%) Scrum

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 11 (78.57%) JBoss
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Eclipse
2 11 (78.57%) Maven
3 9 (64.29%) Subversion
4 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (14.29%) MSI
4 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Development Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 12 (85.71%) Web Services
2 12 (85.71%) XSLT
3 11 (78.57%) Drools
3 11 (78.57%) Hibernate
3 11 (78.57%) HTML
3 11 (78.57%) Java EE
3 11 (78.57%) jBPM
3 11 (78.57%) JMS
3 11 (78.57%) JPA
3 11 (78.57%) SOAP
4 9 (64.29%) JSF
4 9 (64.29%) RichFaces
5 5 (35.71%) Spring Batch
6 4 (28.57%) J2EE
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 2 (14.29%) HTML5
7 2 (14.29%) JSON
7 2 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (78.57%) SOA
1 11 (78.57%) TDD
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Open Source
2 9 (64.29%) Open Source Development
2 9 (64.29%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) Coaching
3 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle
1 11 (78.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) IBM