The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cardiff region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 19 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Contract jobs citing XML 27 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.28% 1.54% 6.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.73% 16.00% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 7
Average daily rate
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£250 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £247 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £275 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
101 25 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.22% 9.62% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 20 31
Average daily rate £300 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% +4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £30.25 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
XML
South Wales

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 25 (55.56%) HTML
1 25 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 25 (55.56%) SQL
2 23 (51.11%) Java
3 21 (46.67%) Web Services
4 18 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 18 (40.00%) Spring
4 18 (40.00%) J2EE
5 13 (28.89%) UML
6 12 (26.67%) CSS
6 12 (26.67%) Relational Database
7 11 (24.44%) RAD
7 11 (24.44%) RDBMS
8 9 (20.00%) C#
8 9 (20.00%) Maven
9 8 (17.78%) Banking
9 8 (17.78%) SOAP
9 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
9 8 (17.78%) Finance
10 7 (15.56%) Tomcat
10 7 (15.56%) .NET
10 7 (15.56%) WebSphere
10 7 (15.56%) BDD
11 6 (13.33%) Selenium
11 6 (13.33%) Ant
11 6 (13.33%) OO
12 5 (11.11%) Oracle
12 5 (11.11%) CMS
12 5 (11.11%) Intranet
12 5 (11.11%) JIRA

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.56%) Tomcat
2 7 (15.56%) WebSphere
3 5 (11.11%) Kentico
3 5 (11.11%) CMS
4 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
4 4 (8.89%) Apache
5 3 (6.67%) Umbraco
5 3 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.22%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Intranet
2 3 (6.67%) Internet
2 3 (6.67%) SMS
2 3 (6.67%) HTTP
2 3 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (2.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 11 (24.44%) RDBMS
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.44%) MySQL
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Maven
2 6 (13.33%) Ant
2 6 (13.33%) Selenium
3 5 (11.11%) JIRA
3 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.89%) JUnit
4 4 (8.89%) Subversion
5 3 (6.67%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.67%) Mercurial
5 3 (6.67%) JBehave
5 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.67%) Hudson
5 3 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.44%) Calabash
6 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.44%) PowerBuilder
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
1 8 (17.78%) Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (80.00%) Developer
2 20 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 4 (8.89%) Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Automated Test Developer
5 2 (4.44%) CMS Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (4.44%) C++ Developer
6 1 (2.22%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Perl Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (55.56%) HTML
2 21 (46.67%) Web Services
3 18 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 18 (40.00%) Spring
3 18 (40.00%) J2EE
4 12 (26.67%) CSS
5 8 (17.78%) SOAP
6 7 (15.56%) .NET
7 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
7 4 (8.89%) JSP
7 4 (8.89%) J2SE
7 4 (8.89%) WCF
7 4 (8.89%) REST
8 3 (6.67%) RESTful
8 3 (6.67%) JSON
8 3 (6.67%) XML Schema
8 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 3 (6.67%) XSLT
9 2 (4.44%) JSF
9 2 (4.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (6.67%) AS400
3 2 (4.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) UNIX
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) UML
2 11 (24.44%) RAD
3 7 (15.56%) BDD
4 6 (13.33%) OO
5 5 (11.11%) Web Design
5 5 (11.11%) TDD
5 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.89%) OOD
7 3 (6.67%) Scrum
7 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Test Management
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.67%) Automation Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Load Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Time Management
8 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 25 (55.56%) SQL
2 23 (51.11%) Java
3 9 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (6.67%) XQuery
4 3 (6.67%) XPath
4 3 (6.67%) Groovy
5 2 (4.44%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Thunderhead
3 3 (6.67%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.67%) IBM
3 3 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
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