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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 21 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing XML 16 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.45% 3.31% 3.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.86% 10.43% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
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£388 £314 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.50% +43.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £269 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £370 £234
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.65 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +4.71%
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
70 115 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.23% 31.77% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 76 8
Average daily rate £375 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +77.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 29 (49.15%) SQL Server
2 25 (42.37%) Web Services
3 24 (40.68%) CSS
3 24 (40.68%) HTML
4 23 (38.98%) C#
5 22 (37.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (35.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (33.90%) SQL
7 20 (33.90%) SOAP
8 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (27.12%) SharePoint
9 16 (27.12%) .NET
10 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
10 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
11 14 (23.73%) SQL Server 2000
11 14 (23.73%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (22.03%) WCF
12 13 (22.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 13 (22.03%) T-SQL
12 13 (22.03%) Migration
13 12 (20.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (20.34%) HTML5
14 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (18.64%) Intranet
15 10 (16.95%) NHS
15 10 (16.95%) Data Migration
15 10 (16.95%) Office 365
15 10 (16.95%) jQuery
16 9 (15.25%) Ajax
16 9 (15.25%) CSS3

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (27.12%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.78%) Umbraco
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.08%) Apache
4 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.39%) IIS
4 2 (3.39%) JBoss
5 1 (1.69%) CICS
5 1 (1.69%) Zope
5 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.69%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.69%) Mule
5 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Office
2 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (16.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.64%) Intranet
2 8 (13.56%) Internet
3 6 (10.17%) HTTP
4 1 (1.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (49.15%) SQL Server
2 22 (37.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (35.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (23.73%) SQL Server 2000
4 14 (23.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (20.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
8 4 (6.78%) MySQL
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.69%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 13 (22.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (10.17%) JUnit
3 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.47%) Subversion
3 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.47%) Jasmine
3 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.39%) JIRA
5 1 (1.69%) Selenium
5 1 (1.69%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.69%) Maven
5 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (10.17%) Back Office
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Publishing
3 2 (3.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (52.54%) Developer
2 13 (22.03%) Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) SQL Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Data Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Web Project Manager
6 5 (8.47%) Web Manager
7 4 (6.78%) AWS Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (5.08%) CRM Developer
8 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.39%) DBA
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (3.39%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (42.37%) Web Services
2 24 (40.68%) CSS
2 24 (40.68%) HTML
3 20 (33.90%) SOAP
4 16 (27.12%) .NET
5 13 (22.03%) WCF
6 12 (20.34%) HTML5
7 10 (16.95%) jQuery
8 9 (15.25%) CSS3
8 9 (15.25%) Ajax
8 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET
9 8 (13.56%) REST
10 6 (10.17%) XHTML
10 6 (10.17%) JSON
11 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (8.47%) Play Framework
12 3 (5.08%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (5.08%) Silverlight
13 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
13 2 (3.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) NHS
2 8 (13.56%) User Experience
2 8 (13.56%) Replication
3 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) UNIX
2 2 (3.39%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.03%) Migration
3 10 (16.95%) Data Migration
4 8 (13.56%) Content Management
4 8 (13.56%) Web Design
4 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce
4 8 (13.56%) Data Modelling
5 7 (11.86%) MVC
5 7 (11.86%) SOA
5 7 (11.86%) Information Security
6 6 (10.17%) TDD
6 6 (10.17%) ETL
6 6 (10.17%) UML
6 6 (10.17%) User Stories
7 5 (8.47%) Scrum
8 4 (6.78%) Validation
8 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.78%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (6.78%) Data Mapping
8 4 (6.78%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.98%) C#
2 20 (33.90%) SQL
3 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.03%) T-SQL
5 8 (13.56%) Java
6 5 (8.47%) Scala
7 2 (3.39%) Perl
7 2 (3.39%) PHP
8 1 (1.69%) C
8 1 (1.69%) C++
8 1 (1.69%) COBOL
8 1 (1.69%) Python
8 1 (1.69%) Ruby
8 1 (1.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) ISEB
2 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) CBAP
3 2 (3.39%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) Alterian
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle
4 4 (6.78%) Casewise
5 3 (5.08%) Progress
5 3 (5.08%) HP
6 1 (1.69%) ILOG
6 1 (1.69%) Sybase
6 1 (1.69%) Zend
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