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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 15 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 20 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.22% 4.14% 2.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.99% 18.06% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 2
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£400 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +40.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £284 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £405 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.60 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.49% -15.71%
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
69 72 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.91% 22.93% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 47 10
Average daily rate £409 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.89% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 29 (43.28%) SQL Server
2 27 (40.30%) HTML
2 27 (40.30%) Web Services
3 24 (35.82%) CSS
4 23 (34.33%) SOAP
5 22 (32.84%) SQL
6 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (28.36%) JavaScript
7 19 (28.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (25.37%) jQuery
8 17 (25.37%) HTML5
9 16 (23.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (23.88%) JSON
9 16 (23.88%) C#
9 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
10 15 (22.39%) CSS3
11 14 (20.90%) WCF
11 14 (20.90%) Ajax
11 14 (20.90%) SharePoint
11 14 (20.90%) Java
12 12 (17.91%) SQL Server 2000
12 12 (17.91%) Web Design
12 12 (17.91%) T-SQL
12 12 (17.91%) .NET
12 12 (17.91%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (16.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 11 (16.42%) NHS
13 11 (16.42%) MVC
13 11 (16.42%) Migration
14 10 (14.93%) Scrum

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 14 (20.90%) SharePoint
2 10 (14.93%) Apache
3 3 (4.48%) Confluence
3 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.48%) JBoss
3 3 (4.48%) FileNet
4 2 (2.99%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.49%) Mule
5 1 (1.49%) LiveCycle
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.49%) CICS
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.49%) IIS
5 1 (1.49%) Zope
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Office
2 6 (8.96%) MS Visio
2 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.49%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) Intranet
2 7 (10.45%) HTTP
3 6 (8.96%) Internet
4 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.49%) VPN
4 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (43.28%) SQL Server
2 19 (28.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (23.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (17.91%) SQL Server 2000
4 12 (17.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (10.45%) MongoDB
7 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (4.48%) MySQL
9 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.49%) Jackrabbit
10 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 8 (11.94%) Subversion
3 7 (10.45%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.45%) JUnit
4 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.46%) JIRA
4 5 (7.46%) Jasmine
5 4 (5.97%) Maven
5 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.48%) Hudson
7 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.99%) Selenium
7 2 (2.99%) DbUnit
8 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.49%) Spock
8 1 (1.49%) Ant
8 1 (1.49%) Xcode
General
1 6 (8.96%) Back Office
2 5 (7.46%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Publishing
4 1 (1.49%) Local Government
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (53.73%) Developer
2 13 (19.40%) Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) SQL Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Data Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.96%) PHP Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Web Project Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Web Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Designer
6 3 (4.48%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (2.99%) SQL DBA
7 2 (2.99%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (40.30%) HTML
1 27 (40.30%) Web Services
2 24 (35.82%) CSS
3 23 (34.33%) SOAP
4 17 (25.37%) jQuery
4 17 (25.37%) HTML5
5 16 (23.88%) JSON
6 15 (22.39%) CSS3
7 14 (20.90%) WCF
7 14 (20.90%) Ajax
8 12 (17.91%) .NET
9 10 (14.93%) REST
10 7 (10.45%) XSLT
11 6 (8.96%) J2EE
12 5 (7.46%) Play Framework
12 5 (7.46%) XHTML
12 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET
12 5 (7.46%) Spring
12 5 (7.46%) Hibernate
13 4 (5.97%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) NHS
2 10 (14.93%) Replication
3 7 (10.45%) User Experience
4 6 (8.96%) Open Source
5 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.99%) Clustering
7 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) UNIX
1 2 (2.99%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Android
2 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.91%) Web Design
3 11 (16.42%) MVC
3 11 (16.42%) Migration
4 10 (14.93%) Scrum
5 9 (13.43%) UML
6 8 (11.94%) TDD
6 8 (11.94%) SOA
6 8 (11.94%) Data Modelling
6 8 (11.94%) Data Migration
7 7 (10.45%) Information Security
8 6 (8.96%) OO
8 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.96%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (8.96%) User Stories
8 6 (8.96%) Content Management
9 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.97%) Validation
10 4 (5.97%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.84%) SQL
2 19 (28.36%) JavaScript
3 16 (23.88%) C#
4 14 (20.90%) Java
5 12 (17.91%) T-SQL
6 8 (11.94%) PHP
7 5 (7.46%) Scala
8 3 (4.48%) XPath
9 1 (1.49%) Groovy
9 1 (1.49%) Ruby
9 1 (1.49%) Python
9 1 (1.49%) C
9 1 (1.49%) Perl
9 1 (1.49%) C++
9 1 (1.49%) COBOL
9 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) ISEB
4 2 (2.99%) Degree
4 2 (2.99%) CBAP
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) Oracle
3 6 (8.96%) Alterian
4 4 (5.97%) Casewise
5 3 (4.48%) Progress
5 3 (4.48%) HP
6 2 (2.99%) ILOG
6 2 (2.99%) IBM
6 2 (2.99%) Twitter
7 1 (1.49%) Zend
7 1 (1.49%) Splunk
7 1 (1.49%) Adobe
7 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.49%) Sybase
7 1 (1.49%) Kofax
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