The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire with a requirement for XSD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank - 35 -
Contract jobs citing XSD 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire - 5.52% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 30.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +10.11% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 £49.75
% change year-on-year - -25.62%  

XSD 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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 22 26 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 29.33% 17.93% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 9
Median daily rate £338 £321 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.14% -7.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XSD in Renfrewshire

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSD in Renfrewshire

XSD
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for XSD.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) MSI
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MSI
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Development Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware