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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 12 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 30 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.95% 4.53% 2.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.97% 13.04% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 2
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£350 £363 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +65.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £400 £234
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% +13.21%
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
91 138 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.21% 34.76% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 97 9
Average daily rate £350 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 (56.86%) SQL Server
2 25 (49.02%) C#
3 23 (45.10%) SQL
4 21 (41.18%) Web Services
5 19 (37.25%) SOAP
6 18 (35.29%) .NET
7 17 (33.33%) HTML
7 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (31.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (31.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (29.41%) Migration
9 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET
9 15 (29.41%) CSS
9 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
10 13 (25.49%) SharePoint
10 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
10 13 (25.49%) T-SQL
10 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (23.53%) Data Migration
12 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (19.61%) Office 365
13 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (19.61%) ETL
14 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
14 9 (17.65%) MS Office
15 8 (15.69%) NHS
15 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
15 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 8 (15.69%) RESTful
16 7 (13.73%) Finance

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (25.49%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.88%) Umbraco
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.96%) Zope
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) CICS
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Office
2 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
3 6 (11.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (19.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Intranet
2 4 (7.84%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (56.86%) SQL Server
2 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (31.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (31.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (5.88%) MySQL
8 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.88%) Maven
4 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.92%) JDeveloper
4 2 (3.92%) Toad
4 2 (3.92%) Subversion
4 2 (3.92%) Rational Application Developer
4 2 (3.92%) Hudson
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Continuum
4 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.96%) Selenium
5 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Publishing
3 2 (3.92%) Back Office
3 2 (3.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (54.90%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Software Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) SQL Developer
5 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.84%) AWS Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (5.88%) CRM Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Architect
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Web Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Web Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Database Developer
7 2 (3.92%) SQL DBA
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (41.18%) Web Services
2 19 (37.25%) SOAP
3 18 (35.29%) .NET
4 17 (33.33%) HTML
5 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET
5 15 (29.41%) CSS
6 8 (15.69%) RESTful
7 6 (11.76%) XHTML
7 6 (11.76%) HTML5
7 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (9.80%) Ajax
9 4 (7.84%) REST
9 4 (7.84%) jQuery
9 4 (7.84%) WCF
10 3 (5.88%) Silverlight
10 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
10 3 (5.88%) CSS3
11 2 (3.92%) Flash
11 2 (3.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) NHS
2 6 (11.76%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Open Source
4 1 (1.96%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) UNIX
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Migration
2 12 (23.53%) Data Migration
3 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.61%) ETL
4 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
5 6 (11.76%) MVC
6 5 (9.80%) TDD
6 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.80%) OO
6 5 (9.80%) SOA
7 4 (7.84%) UML
7 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.84%) Content Management
7 4 (7.84%) Web Design
7 4 (7.84%) Information Security
7 4 (7.84%) Validation
7 4 (7.84%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (7.84%) Data Mapping
8 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) C#
2 23 (45.10%) SQL
3 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
3 13 (25.49%) T-SQL
4 5 (9.80%) Java
5 4 (7.84%) PHP
6 3 (5.88%) Perl
7 2 (3.92%) COBOL
7 2 (3.92%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.96%) Groovy
8 1 (1.96%) Scala
8 1 (1.96%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.96%) C
8 1 (1.96%) C++
8 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) ISEB
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) HL7
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Business Objects
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) Casewise
3 4 (7.84%) Alterian
4 2 (3.92%) Progress
4 2 (3.92%) IBM
4 2 (3.92%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.96%) Zend
5 1 (1.96%) Sybase
5 1 (1.96%) HP
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