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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 11 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing XML 45 31 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.71% 7.73% 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.13% 23.31% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £250 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £182 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £267
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +7.85%
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
115 133 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.49% 33.17% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 98 18
Average daily rate £325 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 38 (62.30%) Web Services
2 36 (59.02%) HTML
3 34 (55.74%) JavaScript
4 32 (52.46%) SOAP
5 29 (47.54%) SQL
6 27 (44.26%) SQL Server
7 26 (42.62%) C#
8 21 (34.43%) Java
9 20 (32.79%) .NET
10 19 (31.15%) Struts
10 19 (31.15%) JDBC
10 19 (31.15%) JSP
10 19 (31.15%) OO
10 19 (31.15%) Spring
11 18 (29.51%) ASP.NET
11 18 (29.51%) AngularJS
12 17 (27.87%) Web Development
12 17 (27.87%) Oracle
13 16 (26.23%) MySQL
13 16 (26.23%) T-SQL
13 16 (26.23%) CSS
14 15 (24.59%) HTTP
14 15 (24.59%) JPA
14 15 (24.59%) Relational Database
15 14 (22.95%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
16 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2000

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.56%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.92%) IIS
4 2 (3.28%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.64%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Office
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Office 365
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.59%) HTTP
2 3 (4.92%) Intranet
3 2 (3.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (44.26%) SQL Server
2 16 (26.23%) MySQL
3 15 (24.59%) Relational Database
4 14 (22.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.28%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (9.84%) Eclipse
3 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.28%) Hudson
5 2 (3.28%) Apache Continuum
5 2 (3.28%) Rational Application Developer
5 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.28%) Toad
5 2 (3.28%) JDeveloper
5 2 (3.28%) Subversion
5 2 (3.28%) Maven
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Legal
2 2 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.28%) Back Office
3 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (81.97%) Developer
2 19 (31.15%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.39%) Software Developer
4 7 (11.48%) .NET Developer
5 6 (9.84%) SQL Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (4.92%) VB Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (4.92%) CRM Developer
7 3 (4.92%) AWS Developer
8 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Database Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (62.30%) Web Services
2 36 (59.02%) HTML
3 32 (52.46%) SOAP
4 20 (32.79%) .NET
5 19 (31.15%) Struts
5 19 (31.15%) JDBC
5 19 (31.15%) JSP
5 19 (31.15%) Spring
6 18 (29.51%) ASP.NET
6 18 (29.51%) AngularJS
7 16 (26.23%) CSS
8 15 (24.59%) JPA
9 8 (13.11%) RESTful
9 8 (13.11%) Ajax
10 6 (9.84%) XHTML
10 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (6.56%) HTML5
11 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
11 4 (6.56%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) NHS
2 4 (6.56%) User Experience
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) CMDB
4 1 (1.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) UNIX
3 1 (1.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) OO
2 17 (27.87%) Web Development
3 9 (14.75%) Migration
3 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.11%) Data Migration
4 8 (13.11%) ETL
5 7 (11.48%) RAD
6 6 (9.84%) UML
7 4 (6.56%) TDD
7 4 (6.56%) Information Security
7 4 (6.56%) MVC
8 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.92%) CRM
8 3 (4.92%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.92%) Project Management
8 3 (4.92%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.92%) BDD
9 2 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.28%) Information Architecture
9 2 (3.28%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 34 (55.74%) JavaScript
2 29 (47.54%) SQL
3 26 (42.62%) C#
4 21 (34.43%) Java
5 16 (26.23%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.92%) VB
6 3 (4.92%) PHP
6 3 (4.92%) VBA
6 3 (4.92%) VB6
7 2 (3.28%) ActionScript
7 2 (3.28%) COBOL
7 2 (3.28%) Perl
8 1 (1.64%) Scala
8 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) HL7
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Shibboleth
2 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
1 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Oracle
2 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.84%) Business Objects
3 6 (9.84%) IBM
4 2 (3.28%) Micro Focus
4 2 (3.28%) InterSystems
4 2 (3.28%) Alterian
4 2 (3.28%) Casewise
5 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat