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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 12 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 35 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.36% 3.51% 5.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.31% 25.64% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 5
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£250 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £235 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £330 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +10.16%
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
102 39 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.27% 13.68% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 31 22
Average daily rate £300 £285 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £235 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £399 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014, 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 33 (60.00%) Java
2 29 (52.73%) Web Services
3 26 (47.27%) HTML
4 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
5 23 (41.82%) SQL
5 23 (41.82%) J2EE
6 21 (38.18%) Hibernate
7 20 (36.36%) Spring
8 17 (30.91%) UML
9 14 (25.45%) Relational Database
10 12 (21.82%) CSS
10 12 (21.82%) SOAP
11 11 (20.00%) RAD
11 11 (20.00%) RDBMS
12 10 (18.18%) Oracle
13 9 (16.36%) XSLT
13 9 (16.36%) Tomcat
13 9 (16.36%) Maven
13 9 (16.36%) Finance
14 8 (14.55%) WebSphere
14 8 (14.55%) REST
15 7 (12.73%) TDD
15 7 (12.73%) Banking
15 7 (12.73%) .NET
16 6 (10.91%) C#
16 6 (10.91%) DB2
16 6 (10.91%) OO
16 6 (10.91%) WebLogic
16 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (10.91%) Selenium

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 9 (16.36%) Tomcat
2 8 (14.55%) WebSphere
3 6 (10.91%) WebLogic
4 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.27%) Apache
6 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (3.64%) IIS
6 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.64%) Kentico
6 2 (3.64%) CMS
7 1 (1.82%) FileNet
7 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Intranet
2 3 (5.45%) SMS
3 2 (3.64%) HTTP
3 2 (3.64%) SSL
3 2 (3.64%) Internet
4 1 (1.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) Relational Database
2 11 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (10.91%) DB2
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.45%) MySQL
6 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Maven
2 6 (10.91%) Selenium
3 5 (9.09%) Ant
4 4 (7.27%) JIRA
4 4 (7.27%) WebDriver
4 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.45%) JUnit
5 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.45%) Subversion
6 2 (3.64%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.64%) JBehave
6 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.64%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (3.64%) JMeter
6 2 (3.64%) Hudson
6 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.64%) Calabash
6 2 (3.64%) Apache Ivy
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (76.36%) Developer
2 28 (50.91%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Architect
4 5 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Automated Test Developer
7 2 (3.64%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Systems Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Perl Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Applications Architect
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Java Technical Architect
8 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (1.82%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (52.73%) Web Services
2 26 (47.27%) HTML
3 23 (41.82%) J2EE
4 21 (38.18%) Hibernate
5 20 (36.36%) Spring
6 12 (21.82%) CSS
6 12 (21.82%) SOAP
7 9 (16.36%) XSLT
8 8 (14.55%) REST
9 7 (12.73%) .NET
10 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
10 4 (7.27%) JSP
10 4 (7.27%) XML Schema
10 4 (7.27%) RESTful
10 4 (7.27%) J2SE
10 4 (7.27%) JSON
11 2 (3.64%) WCF
11 2 (3.64%) Spring Web Flow
11 2 (3.64%) jQuery
11 2 (3.64%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.45%) AS400
2 3 (5.45%) Open Source
3 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.64%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) UNIX
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) UML
2 11 (20.00%) RAD
3 7 (12.73%) TDD
4 6 (10.91%) OO
4 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.91%) BDD
5 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
5 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.27%) OOD
5 4 (7.27%) Scrum
5 4 (7.27%) Web Design
6 3 (5.45%) Automated Testing
6 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.45%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.64%) Load Testing
7 2 (3.64%) Test Management
7 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.64%) Time Management
7 2 (3.64%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 33 (60.00%) Java
2 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
3 23 (41.82%) SQL
4 6 (10.91%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) C++
5 2 (3.64%) XQuery
5 2 (3.64%) XPath
5 2 (3.64%) Groovy
5 2 (3.64%) Scala
6 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) Thunderhead
3 3 (5.45%) IBM
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.64%) HP
4 2 (3.64%) Citrix
5 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
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