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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 22 13 30
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing XML 24 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.03% 11.03% 5.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.17% 32.99% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 13
Median daily rate £400 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £260 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £416 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-20.25% +3.89%
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
119 97 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 39.80% 33.45% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 74 95
Median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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
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 29 May 2016, 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 39 (67.24%) HTML
2 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (50.00%) SQL
4 27 (46.55%) JavaScript
5 26 (44.83%) Java
6 21 (36.21%) jQuery
6 21 (36.21%) Security Cleared
7 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
7 20 (34.48%) MS Excel
7 20 (34.48%) Scrum
8 19 (32.76%) SOAP
9 17 (29.31%) Selenium
9 17 (29.31%) SC Cleared
9 17 (29.31%) JIRA
10 16 (27.59%) CSS
11 15 (25.86%) TDD
11 15 (25.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (22.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (22.41%) Web Services
12 13 (22.41%) MS Visio
13 12 (20.69%) JUnit
13 12 (20.69%) Visual Studio
13 12 (20.69%) Document Management
13 12 (20.69%) JSF
14 11 (18.97%) Software Testing
14 11 (18.97%) Confluence
14 11 (18.97%) DbUnit
14 11 (18.97%) Oracle
14 11 (18.97%) .NET
14 11 (18.97%) Microsoft

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 11 (18.97%) Confluence
1 11 (18.97%) JBoss
2 9 (15.52%) FileNet
2 9 (15.52%) LiveCycle
3 8 (13.79%) Apache
3 8 (13.79%) IIS
4 7 (12.07%) GeoServer
4 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
4 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
5 5 (8.62%) MQSeries
6 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.45%) CMS
7 2 (3.45%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (34.48%) MS Excel
2 13 (22.41%) MS Visio
3 8 (13.79%) MS Office
4 7 (12.07%) Gliffy
4 7 (12.07%) MS Project
5 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.90%) SaaS
3 2 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) LDAP
1 4 (6.90%) SSL
1 4 (6.90%) VPN
2 3 (5.17%) Internet
3 2 (3.45%) Intranet
4 1 (1.72%) Firewall
4 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.72%) SSH
4 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 15 (25.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (22.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (17.24%) Oracle Database
5 8 (13.79%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (8.62%) MySQL
8 4 (6.90%) MongoDB
9 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
9 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (5.17%) Redis
10 2 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (1.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (29.31%) JIRA
1 17 (29.31%) Selenium
2 12 (20.69%) JUnit
2 12 (20.69%) Visual Studio
3 11 (18.97%) DbUnit
3 11 (18.97%) Spock
4 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
4 10 (17.24%) Maven
4 10 (17.24%) Subversion
5 9 (15.52%) Ant
5 9 (15.52%) Hudson
6 7 (12.07%) Cucumber
6 7 (12.07%) Eclipse
7 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (6.90%) Burp Suite
8 4 (6.90%) Concordion
8 4 (6.90%) JMeter
9 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.72%) PowerBuilder
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Legal
2 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.45%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 28 (48.28%) Developer
2 19 (32.76%) Analyst
3 13 (22.41%) Test Analyst
4 11 (18.97%) Java Developer
5 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Lead Test Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) DBA
8 5 (8.62%) Consultant
8 5 (8.62%) Data Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (6.90%) .NET Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Perl Developer
9 4 (6.90%) PHP Developer
9 4 (6.90%) PHP Zend Developer
9 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) ServiceNow Consultant
10 3 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (5.17%) C# Developer
10 3 (5.17%) SQL Developer
11 2 (3.45%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (67.24%) HTML
2 21 (36.21%) jQuery
3 19 (32.76%) SOAP
4 16 (27.59%) CSS
5 13 (22.41%) Web Services
6 12 (20.69%) JSF
7 11 (18.97%) .NET
7 11 (18.97%) JSTS
8 10 (17.24%) Spring
9 9 (15.52%) Hibernate
10 8 (13.79%) Java EE
11 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
11 7 (12.07%) Dojo
11 7 (12.07%) Java SE
11 7 (12.07%) JPA
11 7 (12.07%) JRules
11 7 (12.07%) REST
11 7 (12.07%) XSD
12 6 (10.34%) Ajax
12 6 (10.34%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Replication
2 6 (10.34%) NHS
3 5 (8.62%) N-Tier
4 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) User Experience
6 1 (1.72%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Unix
2 3 (5.17%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (34.48%) Scrum
3 15 (25.86%) TDD
4 12 (20.69%) Document Management
5 11 (18.97%) Software Testing
6 10 (17.24%) Non-Functional Testing
6 10 (17.24%) OO
6 10 (17.24%) Test Management
6 10 (17.24%) Workflow
7 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
8 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2
8 8 (13.79%) Project Management
9 7 (12.07%) Integration Testing
9 7 (12.07%) Web Design
10 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (10.34%) Data Migration
10 6 (10.34%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (10.34%) Migration
10 6 (10.34%) Test Scripting
10 6 (10.34%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.00%) SQL
2 27 (46.55%) JavaScript
3 26 (44.83%) Java
4 10 (17.24%) T-SQL
5 9 (15.52%) Perl
6 5 (8.62%) PHP
7 4 (6.90%) ANSI SQL
7 4 (6.90%) C#
7 4 (6.90%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.17%) C
8 3 (5.17%) Go
8 3 (5.17%) Scala
9 1 (1.72%) C++
9 1 (1.72%) Python
9 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (36.21%) Security Cleared
2 17 (29.31%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.79%) DV Cleared
3 8 (13.79%) ISTQB
4 6 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (8.62%) BC Cleared
5 5 (8.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) HL7
2 7 (12.07%) QA
3 4 (6.90%) Data Quality
4 3 (5.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.72%) Ansible
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.72%) yum
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle
2 9 (15.52%) Adobe
2 9 (15.52%) ILOG
2 9 (15.52%) Splunk
3 7 (12.07%) Kofax
4 5 (8.62%) Atlassian
5 4 (6.90%) ServiceNow
5 4 (6.90%) Zend
6 2 (3.45%) Alterian
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco
7 1 (1.72%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.72%) VMware