Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 183 189
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 -14
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 5 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.10% 0.023% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.084% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 9
Scotland median daily rate £475 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £463 £325 £363
90th Percentile £488 £375 £493
UK median daily rate £420 £382 £375
% change year-on-year +9.95% +1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £11.93 £21.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -44.51% -34.85% -17.50%

XML Schema 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 Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1326 1194 1256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 26.80% 27.51% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 719 673
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £273 £263 £269
90th Percentile £525 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 17
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.47% +5.25% -3.86%
10th Percentile £18.75 £22.50 £25.00
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

XML Schema
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing XML Schema as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 4 £475 -
Glasgow -6 3 £475 +35.71%
XML Schema
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) B2B
4 2 (40.00%) B2C
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Avaya
4 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (40.00%) CTI
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) JUnit
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET
4 2 (40.00%) JDBC
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) MCSD
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) JMS

XML Schema
Co-occurring 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 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Redis
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Biml
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Development Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Development Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) iBATIS
2 2 (40.00%) JDBC
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (40.00%) React
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (20.00%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) B2B
2 2 (40.00%) B2C
2 2 (40.00%) Complex Event Processing
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) XPath
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) MCSD
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Avaya
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter