Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 132 125 94
Rank change year-on-year -7 -31 +43
Contract jobs citing XSD 3 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.11% 0.35% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 1.41% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 12
Edinburgh median daily rate £378 £364 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.71% +4.00% +9.80%
10th Percentile £364 £348 £320
90th Percentile £387 £458 £420
Scotland median daily rate £378 £364 £345
% change year-on-year +3.71% +5.51% +6.98%
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 711 708 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.09% 24.57% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 426 344
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -1.32% -2.56%
10th Percentile £313 £274 £285
90th Percentile £543 £538 £513
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -42.31% +108.00%
10th Percentile £36.25 £25.00 £46.13
90th Percentile £43.75 £35.00 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £47.25
% change year-on-year +45.83% -49.21% +17.57%

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 16 January 2019, 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance

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 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle