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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 25 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 16 58 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.03% 13.39% 14.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.60% 34.52% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 50 40
Median daily rate £195 £310 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.17% -12.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £205 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £350 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
86 168 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.04% 38.80% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 146 89
Median daily rate £388 £323 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -6.66%
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 3 December 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 3 December 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 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (35.29%) ETL
3 6 (35.29%) XSD
3 6 (35.29%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) XML Schema
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Spring
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (29.41%) HTML
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 5 (29.41%) CSS
5 4 (23.53%) J2EE
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 3 (17.65%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) JBehave
7 2 (11.76%) Informatics
7 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
7 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) JSON
7 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
7 2 (11.76%) MVC
7 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
7 2 (11.76%) NHS
7 2 (11.76%) Ajax

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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (5.88%) OLAP
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (11.76%) JBehave
2 2 (11.76%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Billing Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) CRM Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (5.88%) ETL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Report Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Report Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Spring
1 6 (35.29%) XML Schema
1 6 (35.29%) XSD
2 5 (29.41%) CSS
2 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 4 (23.53%) J2EE
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) Ajax
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
4 2 (11.76%) JSON
4 2 (11.76%) XSLT
5 1 (5.88%) Grails
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
5 1 (5.88%) JPA
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) LINQ
5 1 (5.88%) REST
5 1 (5.88%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Informatics
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ETL
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) OOP
4 1 (5.88%) Release Management
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) Groovy
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Guidewire
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Perforce
2 1 (5.88%) Sitecore