The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 23 20 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 15 34 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.56% 8.56% 13.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.07% 25.76% 44.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 32
Median daily rate £186 £314 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.87% -21.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £246 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £36.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +25.47%

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
83 132 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.74% 33.25% 31.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 115 78
Median daily rate £400 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £288 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for XML.

1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (26.92%) CSS
4 7 (26.92%) XSLT
4 7 (26.92%) Java
4 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 7 (26.92%) Spring
4 7 (26.92%) Release Management
5 6 (23.08%) IBM Integration Bus
5 6 (23.08%) JCAPS
5 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
5 6 (23.08%) HL7
5 6 (23.08%) Fiorano
5 6 (23.08%) InterSystems
5 6 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 6 (23.08%) HTML
5 6 (23.08%) ITIL
5 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 6 (23.08%) XSD
5 6 (23.08%) ETL
5 6 (23.08%) XML Schema
5 6 (23.08%) IBM
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
6 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
6 5 (19.23%) ITIL V3

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 6 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (23.08%) JCAPS
1 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) OLAP
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.69%) JBehave
2 2 (7.69%) JUnit
2 2 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Advertising
4 1 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Business Integration Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Sitecore Developer
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) UAT Lead
6 1 (3.85%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) CSS
1 7 (26.92%) Spring
1 7 (26.92%) XSLT
2 6 (23.08%) HTML
2 6 (23.08%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (23.08%) XML Schema
2 6 (23.08%) XSD
3 4 (15.38%) J2EE
4 3 (11.54%) .NET
4 3 (11.54%) Ajax
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
5 2 (7.69%) Dropwizard
5 2 (7.69%) Grails
5 2 (7.69%) jQuery
5 2 (7.69%) JSON
5 2 (7.69%) LINQ
5 2 (7.69%) WPF
6 1 (3.85%) JSF
6 1 (3.85%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) NHS
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Informatics
4 1 (3.85%) iPad
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Release Management
2 6 (23.08%) ETL
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL V3
3 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) ITSM
5 3 (11.54%) MVC
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Service Management
6 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) Groovy
5 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) ISEB
4 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) HL7
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Fiorano
2 6 (23.08%) IBM
2 6 (23.08%) InterSystems
3 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.85%) Guidewire