The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 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
UK / Scotland
Rank 106 - 110
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 1 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.057% - 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% - 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 11
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +29.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 518 574 584
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.52% 22.18% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 334 353
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 9
Median hourly rate £52.17 £18.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +178.24% -58.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

XML Schema
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

XML Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML Schema in Scotland

XML Schema
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML Schema in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML Schema in Scotland

XML Schema
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 XML Schema within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
West Lothian - 1 - -
XML Schema
UK

XML Schema
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML Schema 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 XML Schema.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) iBATIS
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

XML Schema
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 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) iBATIS
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java