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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 31 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 4 57 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.59% 12.87% 11.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.27% 41.61% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 44 37
Median daily rate £338 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £330 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -85.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £33.64 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.82% -1.05%
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
55 137 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.83% 30.93% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 115 81
Median daily rate £400 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -85.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 15 (68.18%) HTML
2 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 12 (54.55%) CSS
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (40.91%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) Java
5 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
5 7 (31.82%) Web Design
6 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) Web Services
7 5 (22.73%) OOP
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) Spring
7 5 (22.73%) Release Management
7 5 (22.73%) jQuery
7 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (18.18%) ServiceNow
8 4 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Zend
8 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
8 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (18.18%) SaaS
8 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
8 4 (18.18%) HTML5
8 4 (18.18%) LAMP
8 4 (18.18%) JSF
8 4 (18.18%) TDD
8 4 (18.18%) JIRA

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 3 (13.64%) Apache
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) Confluence
2 2 (9.09%) FileNet
2 2 (9.09%) LiveCycle
2 2 (9.09%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (18.18%) SaaS
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) LDAP
1 4 (18.18%) SSL
1 4 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) MySQL
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.55%) OLAP
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) Maven
3 2 (9.09%) Ant
3 2 (9.09%) Hudson
3 2 (9.09%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.55%) JBehave
4 1 (4.55%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Welsh Language
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Billing
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) PHP Developer
3 4 (18.18%) PHP Zend Developer
3 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Web Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Web Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) CRM Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) HTML
2 12 (54.55%) CSS
3 6 (27.27%) Web Services
4 5 (22.73%) jQuery
4 5 (22.73%) Spring
5 4 (18.18%) .NET
5 4 (18.18%) HTML5
5 4 (18.18%) JSF
5 4 (18.18%) LAMP
5 4 (18.18%) SOAP
6 3 (13.64%) CSS3
6 3 (13.64%) J2EE
6 3 (13.64%) PCRE
6 3 (13.64%) Regular Expression
6 3 (13.64%) Zend Framework
7 2 (9.09%) Ajax
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 2 (9.09%) EJB
7 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
7 2 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Web Design
3 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) OOP
4 5 (22.73%) Release Management
5 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) ITSM
5 4 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) Workflow
6 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (13.64%) Web Development
7 2 (9.09%) Content Management
7 2 (9.09%) Document Management
7 2 (9.09%) MVC
7 2 (9.09%) OO
7 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) PHP
5 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
5 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (4.55%) C
7 1 (4.55%) Perl
7 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) BC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) ServiceNow
2 4 (18.18%) Zend
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 2 (9.09%) Adobe
4 2 (9.09%) Alterian
4 2 (9.09%) ILOG
4 2 (9.09%) Splunk
5 1 (4.55%) Guidewire
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Perforce
5 1 (4.55%) Sitecore