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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 139 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing XSD 11 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.37% 0.43% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.62% 2.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Median daily rate £353 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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
679 630 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.03% 20.91% 29.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 292 482
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £439 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 6
Median hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -1 9 £340 +0.74%
West Lothian - 2 £425 -
XSD
UK

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 39 (100.00%) XML
2 27 (69.23%) SOAP
3 25 (64.10%) SQL
4 24 (61.54%) JSON
5 23 (58.97%) Java
5 23 (58.97%) Windows
5 23 (58.97%) SOA
6 22 (56.41%) WSDL
7 20 (51.28%) HTTP
7 20 (51.28%) RESTful
7 20 (51.28%) REST
8 19 (48.72%) IBM
8 19 (48.72%) Web Services
8 19 (48.72%) Windows Server
9 16 (41.03%) JMS
9 16 (41.03%) SSL
10 13 (33.33%) Unix
10 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (30.77%) IBM Integration Bus
11 12 (30.77%) SoapUI
12 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
13 10 (25.64%) XSLT
13 10 (25.64%) JBoss
13 10 (25.64%) Middleware
14 9 (23.08%) Maven
15 8 (20.51%) Spring
15 8 (20.51%) HL7
15 8 (20.51%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
15 8 (20.51%) SWIFT
15 8 (20.51%) WinSCP

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 10 (25.64%) JBoss
2 8 (20.51%) MQSeries
2 8 (20.51%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (51.28%) HTTP
2 16 (41.03%) SSL
3 8 (20.51%) FTP
3 8 (20.51%) HTTPS
3 8 (20.51%) WinSCP
4 4 (10.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) SoapUI
2 9 (23.08%) Maven
3 8 (20.51%) ClearCase
3 8 (20.51%) XMLSpy
4 7 (17.95%) Eclipse
4 7 (17.95%) MSI
5 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
5 4 (10.26%) git-flow
5 4 (10.26%) GitLab
6 3 (7.69%) Subversion
7 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.56%) Banking
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (69.23%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 11 (28.21%) Integration Developer
4 8 (20.51%) Senior Developer
4 8 (20.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Development Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Designer
8 1 (2.56%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Java Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) SOA Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) XML
2 27 (69.23%) SOAP
3 24 (61.54%) JSON
4 22 (56.41%) WSDL
5 20 (51.28%) REST
5 20 (51.28%) RESTful
6 19 (48.72%) Web Services
7 16 (41.03%) JMS
8 12 (30.77%) IBM Integration Bus
9 10 (25.64%) Middleware
9 10 (25.64%) XSLT
10 8 (20.51%) EDI
10 8 (20.51%) Spring
10 8 (20.51%) XSL
11 7 (17.95%) WinForms
11 7 (17.95%) WPF
12 6 (15.38%) Hibernate
12 6 (15.38%) JDBC
13 5 (12.82%) Drools
13 5 (12.82%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) DataPower
1 8 (20.51%) SWIFT
2 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Windows Server
3 13 (33.33%) Unix
4 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.56%) Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) SOA
2 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.51%) Defect Tracking
3 8 (20.51%) EAI
4 5 (12.82%) Change Management
4 5 (12.82%) Performance Management
4 5 (12.82%) Prototyping
4 5 (12.82%) Scrum
4 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.26%) TDD
5 4 (10.26%) Workflow
6 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.69%) Open Source
6 3 (7.69%) Open Source Development
6 3 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.13%) BDD
7 2 (5.13%) Coaching
7 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) SQL
2 23 (58.97%) Java
3 7 (17.95%) C#
3 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
3 7 (17.95%) VBScript
4 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.13%) AspectJ
5 2 (5.13%) C
5 2 (5.13%) C++
5 2 (5.13%) COBOL
5 2 (5.13%) PL/1
5 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) HL7
1 8 (20.51%) SEPA
2 2 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.13%) Graphite
2 2 (5.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) IBM
2 8 (20.51%) HP
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle
2 8 (20.51%) Remedy
3 4 (10.26%) ForgeRock
3 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.69%) VMware