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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 33 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing XML 1 50 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.41% 11.96% 8.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.89% 41.67% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 40 25
Median daily rate £275 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
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
53 120 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.54% 28.71% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 99 77
Median daily rate £425 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -93.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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
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 29 August 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 19 (76.00%) HTML
2 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (48.00%) Java
4 12 (48.00%) SQL
5 11 (44.00%) CSS
6 9 (36.00%) Workflow
6 9 (36.00%) SOAP
6 9 (36.00%) JIRA
6 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (32.00%) jQuery
8 7 (28.00%) Web Design
8 7 (28.00%) .NET
9 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (24.00%) Web Services
9 6 (24.00%) Document Management
9 6 (24.00%) Scrum
9 6 (24.00%) Use Case
9 6 (24.00%) Selenium
10 5 (20.00%) Atlassian
10 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (20.00%) Spring
10 5 (20.00%) V-Model
10 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
10 5 (20.00%) Volume Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (20.00%) Test Automation

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 5 (20.00%) MQSeries
2 4 (16.00%) JBoss
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (12.00%) Apache
4 2 (8.00%) CMS
4 2 (8.00%) Confluence
4 2 (8.00%) FileNet
4 2 (8.00%) LiveCycle
4 2 (8.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.00%) SaaS
3 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) LDAP
1 4 (16.00%) SSL
1 4 (16.00%) VPN
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (16.00%) MySQL
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) JIRA
2 6 (24.00%) Selenium
3 5 (20.00%) JUnit
4 4 (16.00%) Burp Suite
4 4 (16.00%) DbUnit
4 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (16.00%) JMeter
4 4 (16.00%) Spock
4 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (12.00%) Maven
6 2 (8.00%) Ant
6 2 (8.00%) Hudson
6 2 (8.00%) Subversion
7 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
7 1 (4.00%) JBehave
7 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Welsh Language
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) PHP Developer
4 4 (16.00%) PHP Zend Developer
4 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Data Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) DBA
6 2 (8.00%) LAMP Developer
6 2 (8.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Web Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Web Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) HTML
2 11 (44.00%) CSS
3 9 (36.00%) SOAP
4 8 (32.00%) jQuery
5 7 (28.00%) .NET
6 6 (24.00%) Web Services
7 5 (20.00%) Spring
8 4 (16.00%) HTML5
8 4 (16.00%) JSF
8 4 (16.00%) JSTS
8 4 (16.00%) LAMP
9 3 (12.00%) CSS3
9 3 (12.00%) PCRE
9 3 (12.00%) Regular Expression
9 3 (12.00%) Zend Framework
10 2 (8.00%) EJB
10 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
10 2 (8.00%) J2EE
10 2 (8.00%) J2SE
11 1 (4.00%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Workflow
3 7 (28.00%) Web Design
4 6 (24.00%) Document Management
4 6 (24.00%) Scrum
4 6 (24.00%) Use Case
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (20.00%) V-Model
5 5 (20.00%) Volume Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) ITSM
6 4 (16.00%) Release Management
6 4 (16.00%) SDLC
6 4 (16.00%) Security Testing
6 4 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (48.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) PHP
4 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (12.00%) C
5 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) BC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Atlassian
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) ServiceNow
2 4 (16.00%) Zend
3 2 (8.00%) Adobe
3 2 (8.00%) Alterian
3 2 (8.00%) ILOG
3 2 (8.00%) Splunk
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Perforce