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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 13 13 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing XML 60 35 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.45% 9.36% 3.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.78% 34.31% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 29 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £185 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £430 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £145.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +15.38%
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
134 102 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.04% 27.27% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 77 31
Average daily rate £300 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £185 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £145.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 72 (78.26%) Web Services
2 67 (72.83%) HTML
3 66 (71.74%) SOAP
4 54 (58.70%) JavaScript
5 51 (55.43%) SQL
5 51 (55.43%) SQL Server
6 41 (44.57%) Java
7 39 (42.39%) CSS
8 38 (41.30%) Spring
9 37 (40.22%) C#
9 37 (40.22%) OO
9 37 (40.22%) AngularJS
10 36 (39.13%) HTTP
10 36 (39.13%) Microsoft
11 35 (38.04%) .NET
11 35 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (35.87%) ASP.NET
13 28 (30.43%) Scrum
13 28 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
14 26 (28.26%) JDBC
14 26 (28.26%) JSP
14 26 (28.26%) Struts
15 24 (26.09%) Oracle
15 24 (26.09%) TDD
15 24 (26.09%) Web Development
16 23 (25.00%) MySQL
17 22 (23.91%) JPA
17 22 (23.91%) Relational Database
18 20 (21.74%) NHS
19 18 (19.57%) T-SQL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (11.96%) Confluence
2 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.26%) IIS
4 2 (2.17%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.09%) JBoss
5 1 (1.09%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (39.13%) HTTP
2 2 (2.17%) Intranet
2 2 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (55.43%) SQL Server
2 28 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (25.00%) MySQL
4 22 (23.91%) Relational Database
5 13 (14.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (13.04%) SQL Server 2000
6 12 (13.04%) MongoDB
7 11 (11.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (11.96%) NoSQL
8 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (7.61%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (2.17%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 14 (15.22%) Subversion
1 14 (15.22%) Maven
1 14 (15.22%) Jenkins
2 13 (14.13%) Hudson
3 11 (11.96%) JIRA
3 11 (11.96%) Selenium
3 11 (11.96%) Spock
3 11 (11.96%) Geb
4 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (6.52%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.17%) Toad
8 2 (2.17%) JDeveloper
8 2 (2.17%) Apache Continuum
8 2 (2.17%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.17%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.09%) JMeter
General
1 13 (14.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (4.35%) Finance
3 2 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 82 (89.13%) Developer
2 37 (40.22%) Java Developer
3 20 (21.74%) .NET Developer
4 14 (15.22%) SQL Developer
5 13 (14.13%) Software Developer
6 9 (9.78%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (4.35%) VB6 Developer
8 4 (4.35%) VB Developer
8 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 3 (3.26%) CRM Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Senior SQL Developer
9 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (2.17%) Database Developer
10 2 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.17%) Architect
10 2 (2.17%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (78.26%) Web Services
2 67 (72.83%) HTML
3 66 (71.74%) SOAP
4 39 (42.39%) CSS
5 38 (41.30%) Spring
6 37 (40.22%) AngularJS
7 35 (38.04%) .NET
8 33 (35.87%) ASP.NET
9 26 (28.26%) JDBC
9 26 (28.26%) JSP
9 26 (28.26%) Struts
10 22 (23.91%) JPA
11 17 (18.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (18.48%) WCF
12 15 (16.30%) Hibernate
13 14 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 13 (14.13%) XSLT
15 11 (11.96%) J2EE
15 11 (11.96%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.74%) NHS
2 4 (4.35%) User Experience
3 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.09%) CMDB
4 1 (1.09%) W3C
4 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.52%) Windows
2 3 (3.26%) UNIX
3 2 (2.17%) Linux
4 1 (1.09%) CentOS
4 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (40.22%) OO
2 35 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (30.43%) Scrum
4 24 (26.09%) TDD
4 24 (26.09%) Web Development
5 17 (18.48%) MVC
6 13 (14.13%) Configuration Management
6 13 (14.13%) Unit Testing
7 12 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (13.04%) DevOps
8 11 (11.96%) Test Automation
8 11 (11.96%) Open Source
8 11 (11.96%) SDLC
8 11 (11.96%) Release Management
8 11 (11.96%) OOA/OOD
8 11 (11.96%) RUP
8 11 (11.96%) DSDM
9 10 (10.87%) Pair Programming
10 9 (9.78%) ETL
11 6 (6.52%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 54 (58.70%) JavaScript
2 51 (55.43%) SQL
3 41 (44.57%) Java
4 37 (40.22%) C#
5 18 (19.57%) T-SQL
6 13 (14.13%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.35%) VB6
7 4 (4.35%) VBA
7 4 (4.35%) VB
8 3 (3.26%) PHP
9 2 (2.17%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.17%) Perl
10 1 (1.09%) COBOL
10 1 (1.09%) Python
10 1 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) HL7
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Shibboleth
2 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.09%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Puppet
1 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.09%) Ansible
2 1 (1.09%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 36 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 24 (26.09%) Oracle
3 11 (11.96%) Twitter
4 6 (6.52%) IBM
5 2 (2.17%) Micro Focus
5 2 (2.17%) InterSystems
5 2 (2.17%) Alterian
6 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
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