Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for XSD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XSD over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 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 Definition (XSD)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 98 137
Rank change year-on-year -38 +39 -20
Contract jobs citing XSD 9 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.30% 0.57% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% 1.81% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £363 £365 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.48% +14.51% -
10th Percentile £344 £317 £291
90th Percentile £389 £425 £352
Scotland median daily rate £363 £350 £320
% change year-on-year +3.79% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

XSD is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 715 552 724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.87% 31.69% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 367 409
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +0.65% +3.33%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £270
90th Percentile £538 £513 £538
Scotland median daily rate £380 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +4.83% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 £52.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.31% +108.00% -47.37%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £48.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -50.52% +21.25% +63.27%

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing XSD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for XSD in Edinburgh

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSD in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for XSD.

1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 8 (88.89%) Hibernate
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) PL/SQL
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) JBoss
2 8 (88.89%) JMS
2 8 (88.89%) Subversion
2 8 (88.89%) Maven
2 8 (88.89%) jBPM
2 8 (88.89%) JPA
2 8 (88.89%) Drools
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
3 7 (77.78%) SOA
4 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (66.67%) Open Source
4 6 (66.67%) Open Source Development
4 6 (66.67%) Java EE
5 5 (55.56%) Apache Camel
6 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (44.44%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (33.33%) SOAP
7 3 (33.33%) Web Services
8 2 (22.22%) J2EE
8 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
8 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development

XSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 8 (88.89%) JBoss
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (11.11%) CICS
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) AMQP
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Maven
1 8 (88.89%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) Drools
2 8 (88.89%) Hibernate
2 8 (88.89%) jBPM
2 8 (88.89%) JMS
2 8 (88.89%) JPA
3 6 (66.67%) Java EE
4 5 (55.56%) Apache Camel
5 4 (44.44%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (33.33%) SOAP
6 3 (33.33%) Web Services
7 2 (22.22%) J2EE
7 2 (22.22%) JSF
8 1 (11.11%) JRules
8 1 (11.11%) JSON
8 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (11.11%) REST
8 1 (11.11%) Spring Batch
8 1 (11.11%) WSDL
8 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) DataPower
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) SOA
2 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 6 (66.67%) Open Source
2 6 (66.67%) Open Source Development
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) PL/SQL
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) XPath
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
1 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) IBM