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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 108 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing XSD 18 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 0.43% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.87% 2.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 0
Median daily rate £340 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
628 643 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.26% 19.66% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 323 399
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +30.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £40.38 £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £65.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

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 August 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 August 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 +14 17 £340 +0.74%
West Lothian - 1 £425 -
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 37 (100.00%) XML
2 27 (72.97%) SOAP
3 25 (67.57%) Java
4 23 (62.16%) SOA
5 21 (56.76%) Web Services
5 21 (56.76%) SQL
6 20 (54.05%) JBoss
7 19 (51.35%) JMS
8 18 (48.65%) Windows
8 18 (48.65%) Maven
8 18 (48.65%) RESTful
9 16 (43.24%) Oracle
10 15 (40.54%) Eclipse
10 15 (40.54%) Hibernate
10 15 (40.54%) Drools
10 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (40.54%) jBPM
10 15 (40.54%) Java EE
10 15 (40.54%) JSON
10 15 (40.54%) Oracle Database
11 14 (37.84%) JPA
11 14 (37.84%) Scrum
11 14 (37.84%) SSL
11 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
12 13 (35.14%) WSDL
12 13 (35.14%) Red Hat
12 13 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (35.14%) TDD
12 13 (35.14%) JSF
13 12 (32.43%) Subversion

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 (54.05%) JBoss
2 1 (2.70%) IBM Transformation Extender
2 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) SSL
2 11 (29.73%) HTTP
3 4 (10.81%) SSH
4 1 (2.70%) FTP
4 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.70%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Maven
2 15 (40.54%) Eclipse
3 12 (32.43%) Subversion
4 10 (27.03%) SoapUI
5 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
5 4 (10.81%) git-flow
5 4 (10.81%) GitLab
5 4 (10.81%) MSI
6 1 (2.70%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.70%) XMLSpy
General
1 1 (2.70%) Advertising
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Developer
2 22 (59.46%) Java Developer
3 13 (35.14%) Integration Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Senior Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Development Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Designer
7 1 (2.70%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) SOA Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) XML
2 27 (72.97%) SOAP
3 21 (56.76%) Web Services
4 19 (51.35%) JMS
5 18 (48.65%) RESTful
6 15 (40.54%) Drools
6 15 (40.54%) Hibernate
6 15 (40.54%) Java EE
6 15 (40.54%) jBPM
6 15 (40.54%) JSON
7 14 (37.84%) JPA
8 13 (35.14%) JSF
8 13 (35.14%) WSDL
9 12 (32.43%) HTML
9 12 (32.43%) XSLT
10 11 (29.73%) REST
10 11 (29.73%) RichFaces
11 10 (27.03%) IBM Integration Bus
12 8 (21.62%) Spring
13 6 (16.22%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) DataPower
2 1 (2.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
3 6 (16.22%) Unix
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.70%) Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) SOA
2 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (37.84%) Scrum
4 13 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (35.14%) TDD
5 12 (32.43%) Open Source
5 12 (32.43%) Open Source Development
6 7 (18.92%) Coaching
6 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.81%) SDLC
7 4 (10.81%) Workflow
8 3 (8.11%) Change Management
8 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
8 3 (8.11%) Prototyping
8 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.41%) BDD
9 2 (5.41%) Kanban
9 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) Java
2 21 (56.76%) SQL
3 10 (27.03%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.81%) C#
4 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.81%) VBScript
5 2 (5.41%) AspectJ
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) COBOL
6 1 (2.70%) PL/1
6 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) HL7
2 1 (2.70%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Graphite
1 2 (5.41%) Kibana
2 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Oracle
2 13 (35.14%) Red Hat
3 10 (27.03%) IBM
4 4 (10.81%) ForgeRock
5 2 (5.41%) VMware
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.70%) Remedy