The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for XML Schema skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML Schema over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

XML Schema
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 96 86
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.64% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £388
% change year-on-year -1.33% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.93 - £19.46

XML Schema is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 307 312 250
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 25.76% 23.16% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 172 139
Median daily rate £400 £373 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +7.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XML Schema
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing XML Schema as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML Schema in Edinburgh

XML Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML Schema in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML Schema in Edinburgh