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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 20 11 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Contract jobs citing XML 18 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.36% 11.82% 6.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.18% 36.94% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 34 20
Median daily rate £400 £255 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £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 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £36.23 £39.63
% change year-on-year
-8.90% -8.58%
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
85 111 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.04% 31.99% 32.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 92 98
Median daily rate £413 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 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 (76.47%) HTML
2 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (50.98%) JavaScript
4 25 (49.02%) Java
5 24 (47.06%) SQL
6 21 (41.18%) jQuery
7 20 (39.22%) Security Cleared
8 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
9 18 (35.29%) SOAP
9 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
9 18 (35.29%) Scrum
10 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
10 16 (31.37%) JIRA
10 16 (31.37%) Selenium
11 15 (29.41%) CSS
12 14 (27.45%) TDD
12 14 (27.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (23.53%) Document Management
13 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (23.53%) JUnit
14 11 (21.57%) .NET
14 11 (21.57%) Visual Studio
14 11 (21.57%) MS Visio
14 11 (21.57%) JBoss
14 11 (21.57%) Spring
14 11 (21.57%) JSF
14 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
14 11 (21.57%) DbUnit
14 11 (21.57%) Spock
14 11 (21.57%) JSTS

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 (21.57%) JBoss
2 9 (17.65%) Confluence
2 9 (17.65%) FileNet
2 9 (17.65%) LiveCycle
3 8 (15.69%) IIS
4 7 (13.73%) Apache
4 7 (13.73%) GeoServer
4 7 (13.73%) Tomcat
5 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
6 5 (9.80%) MQSeries
7 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
8 2 (3.92%) CMS
8 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (21.57%) MS Visio
3 7 (13.73%) Gliffy
3 7 (13.73%) MS Project
4 5 (9.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.84%) SaaS
3 2 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) LDAP
1 4 (7.84%) SSL
1 4 (7.84%) VPN
2 2 (3.92%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
2 14 (27.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (15.69%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (7.84%) MySQL
7 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
7 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
7 3 (5.88%) Redis
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (31.37%) JIRA
1 16 (31.37%) Selenium
2 12 (23.53%) JUnit
3 11 (21.57%) DbUnit
3 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
3 11 (21.57%) Spock
3 11 (21.57%) Visual Studio
4 10 (19.61%) Maven
5 9 (17.65%) Ant
5 9 (17.65%) Hudson
5 9 (17.65%) Subversion
6 7 (13.73%) Eclipse
7 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (7.84%) Burp Suite
8 4 (7.84%) Concordion
8 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
8 4 (7.84%) JMeter
9 1 (1.96%) JBehave
9 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Legal
2 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.92%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Developer
2 17 (33.33%) Analyst
3 12 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 12 (23.53%) Test Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Lead Test Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) DBA
7 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Consultant
7 4 (7.84%) Data Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Perl Developer
7 4 (7.84%) PHP Developer
7 4 (7.84%) PHP Zend Developer
7 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 4 (7.84%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.88%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.92%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (76.47%) HTML
2 21 (41.18%) jQuery
3 18 (35.29%) SOAP
4 15 (29.41%) CSS
5 11 (21.57%) .NET
5 11 (21.57%) JSF
5 11 (21.57%) JSTS
5 11 (21.57%) Spring
6 10 (19.61%) Web Services
7 9 (17.65%) Hibernate
8 8 (15.69%) REST
9 7 (13.73%) AngularJS
9 7 (13.73%) Dojo
9 7 (13.73%) Java EE
9 7 (13.73%) Java SE
9 7 (13.73%) JRules
9 7 (13.73%) XSD
10 6 (11.76%) JPA
10 6 (11.76%) OpenLayers
11 5 (9.80%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Replication
2 6 (11.76%) NHS
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Unix
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) Scrum
3 14 (27.45%) TDD
4 12 (23.53%) Document Management
5 10 (19.61%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (17.65%) Workflow
7 8 (15.69%) OO
7 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
7 8 (15.69%) Software Testing
8 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
8 7 (13.73%) Project Management
8 7 (13.73%) Test Management
8 7 (13.73%) Web Design
9 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
9 6 (11.76%) Use Case
10 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
10 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
10 5 (9.80%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) JavaScript
2 25 (49.02%) Java
3 24 (47.06%) SQL
4 10 (19.61%) T-SQL
5 7 (13.73%) Perl
6 4 (7.84%) ANSI SQL
6 4 (7.84%) C#
6 4 (7.84%) PHP
7 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.88%) C
7 3 (5.88%) Go
7 3 (5.88%) Scala
8 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (39.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.69%) DV Cleared
4 5 (9.80%) BC Cleared
4 5 (9.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (9.80%) ISTQB
5 4 (7.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) HL7
2 7 (13.73%) QA
3 3 (5.88%) Data Quality
4 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Adobe
1 9 (17.65%) ILOG
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle
1 9 (17.65%) Splunk
2 7 (13.73%) Kofax
3 5 (9.80%) Atlassian
4 4 (7.84%) ServiceNow
4 4 (7.84%) Zend
5 2 (3.92%) Alterian
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) Perforce