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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 11 16 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Contract jobs citing XML 49 32 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.69% 8.14% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.88% 28.83% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £253 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% -8.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -4.14%
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
117 111 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.31% 28.24% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 83 21
Average daily rate £250 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -0.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £30.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 51 (70.83%) Web Services
2 48 (66.67%) HTML
3 47 (65.28%) SOAP
4 41 (56.94%) JavaScript
5 36 (50.00%) SQL
6 34 (47.22%) Java
7 31 (43.06%) SQL Server
7 31 (43.06%) OO
7 31 (43.06%) Spring
7 31 (43.06%) AngularJS
8 27 (37.50%) C#
9 26 (36.11%) JDBC
9 26 (36.11%) JSP
9 26 (36.11%) Struts
10 24 (33.33%) Oracle
10 24 (33.33%) Web Development
11 23 (31.94%) MySQL
11 23 (31.94%) HTTP
12 22 (30.56%) Relational Database
12 22 (30.56%) JPA
13 21 (29.17%) .NET
14 20 (27.78%) CSS
15 19 (26.39%) ASP.NET
16 18 (25.00%) T-SQL
17 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
18 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
20 13 (18.06%) SQL Server 2005
21 12 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
22 11 (15.28%) NHS

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (6.94%) Confluence
2 4 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.17%) IIS
4 2 (2.78%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.39%) JBoss
5 1 (1.39%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.94%) HTTP
2 2 (2.78%) Intranet
2 2 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.06%) SQL Server
2 23 (31.94%) MySQL
3 22 (30.56%) Relational Database
4 14 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (18.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (9.72%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (8.33%) MongoDB
11 5 (6.94%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (6.94%) NoSQL
12 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (2.78%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Subversion
1 8 (11.11%) Maven
1 8 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (9.72%) Hudson
3 6 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.94%) JIRA
4 5 (6.94%) Selenium
4 5 (6.94%) Spock
4 5 (6.94%) Geb
5 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.78%) Toad
7 2 (2.78%) JDeveloper
7 2 (2.78%) Apache Continuum
7 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.78%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (1.39%) JMeter
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (2.78%) Finance
1 2 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (87.50%) Developer
2 31 (43.06%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.28%) Software Developer
4 8 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 6 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.56%) VB Developer
6 4 (5.56%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (4.17%) CRM Developer
7 3 (4.17%) AWS Developer
7 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.78%) Architect
8 2 (2.78%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (70.83%) Web Services
2 48 (66.67%) HTML
3 47 (65.28%) SOAP
4 31 (43.06%) Spring
4 31 (43.06%) AngularJS
5 26 (36.11%) Struts
5 26 (36.11%) JDBC
5 26 (36.11%) JSP
6 22 (30.56%) JPA
7 21 (29.17%) .NET
8 20 (27.78%) CSS
9 19 (26.39%) ASP.NET
10 9 (12.50%) Hibernate
10 9 (12.50%) RESTful
11 7 (9.72%) Ajax
11 7 (9.72%) XSLT
11 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (8.33%) XHTML
13 5 (6.94%) J2EE
13 5 (6.94%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) NHS
2 4 (5.56%) User Experience
3 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) CMDB
4 1 (1.39%) W3C
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) UNIX
3 2 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (1.39%) CentOS
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.06%) OO
2 24 (33.33%) Web Development
3 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.50%) ETL
5 8 (11.11%) Scrum
5 8 (11.11%) TDD
6 7 (9.72%) Configuration Management
6 7 (9.72%) RAD
7 6 (8.33%) RUP
7 6 (8.33%) DSDM
7 6 (8.33%) UML
7 6 (8.33%) Migration
7 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 6 (8.33%) DevOps
8 5 (6.94%) SDLC
8 5 (6.94%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.94%) Open Source
8 5 (6.94%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (6.94%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.94%) JavaScript
2 36 (50.00%) SQL
3 34 (47.22%) Java
4 27 (37.50%) C#
5 18 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 7 (9.72%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.56%) VB6
7 4 (5.56%) VBA
7 4 (5.56%) VB
8 3 (4.17%) PHP
9 2 (2.78%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.78%) Perl
10 1 (1.39%) COBOL
10 1 (1.39%) Python
10 1 (1.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) HL7
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Shibboleth
2 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.39%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Puppet
1 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.39%) Ansible
2 1 (1.39%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 24 (33.33%) Oracle
2 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.33%) IBM
4 5 (6.94%) Twitter
5 2 (2.78%) Micro Focus
5 2 (2.78%) InterSystems
5 2 (2.78%) Alterian
6 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat