The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 8 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 45 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.15% 5.33% 6.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.92% 29.27% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 9 7
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£400 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £350 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £400 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £26.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.29% -30.00%
XML
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
98 41 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.82% 18.22% 28.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 28 26
Average daily rate £450 £388 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +27.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £251 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Cardiff region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 38 (45.24%) Web Services
2 32 (38.10%) HTML
2 32 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 28 (33.33%) SOAP
4 27 (32.14%) CSS
4 27 (32.14%) Java
5 26 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
6 22 (26.19%) SQL
7 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 19 (22.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (22.62%) HTML5
9 18 (21.43%) JSON
9 18 (21.43%) jQuery
9 18 (21.43%) C#
10 17 (20.24%) .NET
11 16 (19.05%) XSLT
11 16 (19.05%) Oracle
11 16 (19.05%) SharePoint
11 16 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (17.86%) REST
12 15 (17.86%) CSS3
13 14 (16.67%) Web Design
13 14 (16.67%) WCF
13 14 (16.67%) Ajax
14 13 (15.48%) UML
14 13 (15.48%) J2EE
15 12 (14.29%) T-SQL
15 12 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
15 12 (14.29%) MVC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 10 (11.90%) Apache
3 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.57%) IIS
4 3 (3.57%) JBoss
4 3 (3.57%) FileNet
4 3 (3.57%) Confluence
4 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.38%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.19%) CICS
6 1 (1.19%) Mule
6 1 (1.19%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.19%) Zope
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Office
2 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.19%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.10%) Intranet
2 7 (8.33%) HTTP
3 6 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (1.19%) Firewall
4 1 (1.19%) VPN
4 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 19 (22.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 12 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (10.71%) MongoDB
7 8 (9.52%) DB2
8 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
9 4 (4.76%) MySQL
10 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
11 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.19%) Jackrabbit
12 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (13.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 8 (9.52%) Subversion
3 7 (8.33%) JUnit
3 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 5 (5.95%) Maven
5 5 (5.95%) JIRA
5 5 (5.95%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.95%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.57%) Hudson
6 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.57%) Selenium
7 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.38%) DbUnit
7 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.19%) Ant
8 1 (1.19%) Xcode
8 1 (1.19%) Spock
General
1 6 (7.14%) Back Office
1 6 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Publishing
3 1 (1.19%) Local Government
3 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (54.76%) Developer
2 15 (17.86%) Java Developer
3 13 (15.48%) Analyst
4 12 (14.29%) Architect
5 11 (13.10%) Technical Architect
6 10 (11.90%) SQL Developer
6 10 (11.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (7.14%) PHP Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.14%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Web Project Manager
8 5 (5.95%) SharePoint Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Web Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Designer
9 3 (3.57%) Systems Developer
9 3 (3.57%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.38%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (45.24%) Web Services
2 32 (38.10%) HTML
3 28 (33.33%) SOAP
4 27 (32.14%) CSS
5 19 (22.62%) HTML5
6 18 (21.43%) JSON
6 18 (21.43%) jQuery
7 17 (20.24%) .NET
8 16 (19.05%) XSLT
9 15 (17.86%) REST
9 15 (17.86%) CSS3
10 14 (16.67%) WCF
10 14 (16.67%) Ajax
11 13 (15.48%) J2EE
12 8 (9.52%) Hibernate
13 7 (8.33%) Spring
13 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET
14 5 (5.95%) XHTML
14 5 (5.95%) XML Schema
14 5 (5.95%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) NHS
2 10 (11.90%) Replication
2 10 (11.90%) Open Source
3 7 (8.33%) User Experience
4 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.38%) Clustering
6 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.38%) Windows
1 2 (2.38%) Linux
2 1 (1.19%) Android
2 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.67%) Web Design
3 13 (15.48%) UML
4 12 (14.29%) MVC
4 12 (14.29%) Scrum
5 11 (13.10%) Migration
5 11 (13.10%) TDD
6 8 (9.52%) SOA
6 8 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 8 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 7 (8.33%) Information Security
8 6 (7.14%) Content Management
8 6 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.14%) OO
8 6 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (7.14%) User Stories
9 5 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.76%) OOP
10 4 (4.76%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.14%) Java
2 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
2 22 (26.19%) SQL
3 18 (21.43%) C#
4 12 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 8 (9.52%) PHP
6 7 (8.33%) Scala
7 3 (3.57%) XPath
8 1 (1.19%) Groovy
8 1 (1.19%) C
8 1 (1.19%) Python
8 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.19%) Ruby
8 1 (1.19%) C++
8 1 (1.19%) COBOL
8 1 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.95%) ISEB
4 2 (2.38%) CBAP
4 2 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) Degree
5 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.05%) Oracle
3 6 (7.14%) Alterian
4 4 (4.76%) Casewise
5 3 (3.57%) Progress
5 3 (3.57%) HP
6 2 (2.38%) Citrix
6 2 (2.38%) ILOG
6 2 (2.38%) IBM
6 2 (2.38%) Twitter
7 1 (1.19%) Adobe
7 1 (1.19%) Zend
7 1 (1.19%) Splunk
7 1 (1.19%) Sybase
7 1 (1.19%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.19%) Kofax
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375.00 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago