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 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 31 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 8 49 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.69% 12.79% 8.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 41.88% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 42 26
Median daily rate £375 £250 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -0.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £200 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £375 £388
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 £43.00 £35.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +4.32%
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
64 117 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.55% 30.55% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 96 81
Median daily rate £475 £250 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

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 27 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 27 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 31 (77.50%) HTML
2 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (62.50%) Java
3 25 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 21 (52.50%) SQL
5 20 (50.00%) jQuery
6 18 (45.00%) Security Cleared
7 17 (42.50%) SOAP
8 16 (40.00%) Selenium
8 16 (40.00%) JIRA
8 16 (40.00%) Scrum
8 16 (40.00%) SC Cleared
9 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
10 14 (35.00%) CSS
11 13 (32.50%) TDD
12 12 (30.00%) Document Management
12 12 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (30.00%) JUnit
13 11 (27.50%) Visual Studio
13 11 (27.50%) JBoss
13 11 (27.50%) Spring
13 11 (27.50%) JSF
13 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
13 11 (27.50%) DbUnit
13 11 (27.50%) Spock
13 11 (27.50%) JSTS
14 10 (25.00%) Maven
14 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (25.00%) T-SQL
15 9 (22.50%) .NET

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 (27.50%) JBoss
2 9 (22.50%) Confluence
2 9 (22.50%) FileNet
2 9 (22.50%) LiveCycle
3 7 (17.50%) Apache
3 7 (17.50%) GeoServer
3 7 (17.50%) IIS
3 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
4 5 (12.50%) MQSeries
5 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (5.00%) CMS
6 2 (5.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.50%) Gliffy
3 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.00%) SaaS
3 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) LDAP
1 4 (10.00%) SSL
1 4 (10.00%) VPN
2 2 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 4 (10.00%) MySQL
7 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
7 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
7 3 (7.50%) Redis
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) JIRA
1 16 (40.00%) Selenium
2 12 (30.00%) JUnit
3 11 (27.50%) DbUnit
3 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
3 11 (27.50%) Spock
3 11 (27.50%) Visual Studio
4 10 (25.00%) Maven
5 9 (22.50%) Ant
5 9 (22.50%) Hudson
5 9 (22.50%) Subversion
6 7 (17.50%) Eclipse
7 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (10.00%) Burp Suite
8 4 (10.00%) Concordion
8 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
8 4 (10.00%) JMeter
9 1 (2.50%) IntelliJ
9 1 (2.50%) JBehave
9 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
1 2 (5.00%) Legal
1 2 (5.00%) Welsh Language
2 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Perl Developer
6 4 (10.00%) PHP Developer
6 4 (10.00%) PHP Zend Developer
6 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Data Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) DBA
8 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Web Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (77.50%) HTML
2 20 (50.00%) jQuery
3 17 (42.50%) SOAP
4 14 (35.00%) CSS
5 11 (27.50%) JSF
5 11 (27.50%) JSTS
5 11 (27.50%) Spring
6 9 (22.50%) .NET
6 9 (22.50%) Hibernate
7 8 (20.00%) REST
7 8 (20.00%) Web Services
8 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
8 7 (17.50%) Dojo
8 7 (17.50%) Java EE
8 7 (17.50%) Java SE
8 7 (17.50%) JRules
8 7 (17.50%) XSD
9 6 (15.00%) JPA
9 6 (15.00%) OpenLayers
10 5 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Replication
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) Scrum
3 13 (32.50%) TDD
4 12 (30.00%) Document Management
5 9 (22.50%) Workflow
6 7 (17.50%) OO
6 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
6 7 (17.50%) Web Design
7 6 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (15.00%) Use Case
8 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.50%) V-Model
8 5 (12.50%) Volume Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Security Testing
9 4 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) Java
1 25 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 21 (52.50%) SQL
3 10 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (17.50%) Perl
5 4 (10.00%) ANSI SQL
5 4 (10.00%) PHP
6 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.50%) C
6 3 (7.50%) Go
6 3 (7.50%) Scala
7 2 (5.00%) C#
8 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) BC Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.50%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Adobe
1 9 (22.50%) ILOG
1 9 (22.50%) Splunk
2 7 (17.50%) Kofax
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle
4 5 (12.50%) Atlassian
5 4 (10.00%) ServiceNow
5 4 (10.00%) Zend
6 2 (5.00%) Alterian
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) Perforce