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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 23 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing XML 18 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.44% 8.98% 11.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.31% 27.74% 40.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 23
Median daily rate £319 £328 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.67% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £284 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £37.00 £30.35
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +21.93%

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
104 137 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.42% 32.39% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 109 57
Median daily rate £400 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £460 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017, 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 18 (54.55%) SQL
1 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
1 18 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (30.30%) Release Management
4 9 (27.27%) IBM Integration Bus
4 9 (27.27%) WebSphere
4 9 (27.27%) InterSystems
4 9 (27.27%) Fiorano
4 9 (27.27%) XSLT
4 9 (27.27%) ITIL
4 9 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 9 (27.27%) ETL
4 9 (27.27%) IBM
4 9 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (27.27%) HL7
4 9 (27.27%) JCAPS
5 8 (24.24%) ITIL V3
5 8 (24.24%) Service Delivery
5 8 (24.24%) Java
5 8 (24.24%) Spring
6 7 (21.21%) CSS
6 7 (21.21%) Project Management
6 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.18%) XML Schema
7 6 (18.18%) XSD
7 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 6 (18.18%) HTML
7 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

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 9 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (27.27%) JCAPS
1 9 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.09%) SAS
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
1 18 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 3 (9.09%) QlikView
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.03%) OLAP
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 3 (9.09%) ERwin
3 2 (6.06%) JBehave
3 2 (6.06%) JUnit
3 2 (6.06%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Support Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Data Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Support Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Business Integration Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) IBM Integration Bus
1 9 (27.27%) XSLT
2 8 (24.24%) Spring
3 7 (21.21%) CSS
4 6 (18.18%) HTML
4 6 (18.18%) XML Schema
4 6 (18.18%) XSD
5 4 (12.12%) J2EE
6 3 (9.09%) .NET
6 3 (9.09%) Ajax
6 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
6 3 (9.09%) JSON
7 2 (6.06%) Dropwizard
7 2 (6.06%) Grails
7 2 (6.06%) jQuery
7 2 (6.06%) LINQ
7 2 (6.06%) WPF
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.03%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) NHS
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Release Management
2 9 (27.27%) ETL
2 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 8 (24.24%) ITIL V3
3 8 (24.24%) Service Delivery
4 7 (21.21%) Project Management
5 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 5 (15.15%) ITSM
6 5 (15.15%) Service Management
7 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.09%) Data Analytics
8 3 (9.09%) Data Management
8 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 3 (9.09%) Migration
8 3 (9.09%) MVC
8 3 (9.09%) Quality Management
8 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) Java
3 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.12%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) Groovy
5 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) VB
6 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) ISEB
3 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) HL7
2 3 (9.09%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Fiorano
1 9 (27.27%) IBM
1 9 (27.27%) InterSystems
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) Ab Initio
3 3 (9.09%) Informatica
3 3 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (9.09%) Netezza
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Tableau
3 3 (9.09%) Teradata
4 2 (6.06%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.03%) Guidewire