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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 12 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 32 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.65% 3.58% 5.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.32% 26.32% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 5
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£250 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £235 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £330 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.64%
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
99 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.76% 13.62% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 30 22
Average daily rate £300 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £235 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £398 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014, 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 32 (60.38%) Java
2 27 (50.94%) Web Services
3 26 (49.06%) HTML
4 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
5 23 (43.40%) SQL
5 23 (43.40%) J2EE
6 21 (39.62%) Hibernate
7 20 (37.74%) Spring
8 15 (28.30%) UML
9 12 (22.64%) CSS
9 12 (22.64%) Relational Database
10 11 (20.75%) RAD
10 11 (20.75%) RDBMS
11 10 (18.87%) SOAP
12 9 (16.98%) Tomcat
12 9 (16.98%) Maven
12 9 (16.98%) Finance
13 8 (15.09%) WebSphere
13 8 (15.09%) XSLT
13 8 (15.09%) Oracle
14 7 (13.21%) TDD
14 7 (13.21%) Banking
15 6 (11.32%) Selenium
15 6 (11.32%) DB2
15 6 (11.32%) C#
15 6 (11.32%) OO
15 6 (11.32%) WebLogic
15 6 (11.32%) REST
15 6 (11.32%) BDD
16 5 (9.43%) .NET

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 9 (16.98%) Tomcat
2 8 (15.09%) WebSphere
3 6 (11.32%) WebLogic
4 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.55%) Apache
6 3 (5.66%) CMS
6 3 (5.66%) Kentico
7 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.77%) IIS
7 2 (3.77%) Umbraco
7 2 (3.77%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.89%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Intranet
2 3 (5.66%) SMS
3 2 (3.77%) HTTP
3 2 (3.77%) SSL
3 2 (3.77%) Internet
4 1 (1.89%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) Relational Database
2 11 (20.75%) RDBMS
3 6 (11.32%) DB2
4 3 (5.66%) MySQL
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Maven
2 6 (11.32%) Selenium
3 5 (9.43%) Ant
4 4 (7.55%) JIRA
4 4 (7.55%) WebDriver
4 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.66%) JUnit
5 3 (5.66%) Subversion
6 2 (3.77%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.77%) JBehave
6 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.77%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (3.77%) JMeter
6 2 (3.77%) Hudson
6 2 (3.77%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.77%) Calabash
6 2 (3.77%) Apache Ivy
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (79.25%) Developer
2 28 (52.83%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.77%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Automated Test Developer
7 2 (3.77%) CMS Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Systems Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Perl Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Applications Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Java Technical Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.94%) Web Services
2 26 (49.06%) HTML
3 23 (43.40%) J2EE
4 21 (39.62%) Hibernate
5 20 (37.74%) Spring
6 12 (22.64%) CSS
7 10 (18.87%) SOAP
8 8 (15.09%) XSLT
9 6 (11.32%) REST
10 5 (9.43%) .NET
11 4 (7.55%) JSP
11 4 (7.55%) XML Schema
11 4 (7.55%) RESTful
11 4 (7.55%) J2SE
11 4 (7.55%) JSON
12 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
13 2 (3.77%) JSF
13 2 (3.77%) Tapestry
13 2 (3.77%) Ajax
13 2 (3.77%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.66%) AS400
3 2 (3.77%) Open Source
3 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.77%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) UNIX
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) UML
2 11 (20.75%) RAD
3 7 (13.21%) TDD
4 6 (11.32%) OO
4 6 (11.32%) BDD
5 5 (9.43%) Web Design
6 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.55%) OOD
6 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.55%) Scrum
6 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.66%) Automated Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.77%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.77%) MVC
8 2 (3.77%) SOA
8 2 (3.77%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (60.38%) Java
2 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
3 23 (43.40%) SQL
4 6 (11.32%) C#
5 2 (3.77%) C++
5 2 (3.77%) XQuery
5 2 (3.77%) XPath
5 2 (3.77%) Groovy
5 2 (3.77%) Scala
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) Thunderhead
3 3 (5.66%) IBM
4 2 (3.77%) HP
4 2 (3.77%) Citrix
4 2 (3.77%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
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