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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 21 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 17 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.80% 3.35% 2.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.98% 11.70% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £393 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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
63 94 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.20% 28.66% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 63 6
Average daily rate £356 £400 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +30.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.89% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 28 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 27 (43.55%) HTML
3 26 (41.94%) CSS
4 25 (40.32%) Web Services
5 24 (38.71%) SQL
6 22 (35.48%) C#
6 22 (35.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (33.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (30.65%) SOAP
9 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
10 16 (25.81%) SharePoint
10 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
10 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (25.81%) HTML5
11 15 (24.19%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (24.19%) SQL Server 2000
12 14 (22.58%) T-SQL
12 14 (22.58%) .NET
12 14 (22.58%) WCF
12 14 (22.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 13 (20.97%) jQuery
13 13 (20.97%) Migration
14 12 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (19.35%) CSS3
15 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (17.74%) JSON
15 11 (17.74%) Ajax
15 11 (17.74%) Web Design
15 11 (17.74%) NHS
15 11 (17.74%) Intranet

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (25.81%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.68%) Apache
3 4 (6.45%) Umbraco
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.23%) JBoss
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.61%) CICS
6 1 (1.61%) Zope
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.61%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) MS Office
2 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.61%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (16.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) Intranet
2 8 (12.90%) Internet
3 7 (11.29%) HTTP
4 1 (1.61%) VPN
4 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 22 (35.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (33.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (24.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (24.19%) SQL Server 2000
5 12 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
8 4 (6.45%) MySQL
9 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.61%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (9.68%) JUnit
3 5 (8.06%) Subversion
3 5 (8.06%) Jasmine
3 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.23%) JIRA
6 1 (1.61%) Selenium
6 1 (1.61%) Maven
6 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.61%) Xcode
6 1 (1.61%) DbUnit
6 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (9.68%) Back Office
2 5 (8.06%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Local Government
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (53.23%) Developer
2 13 (20.97%) Analyst
3 11 (17.74%) SQL Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.68%) Data Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Web Project Manager
6 5 (8.06%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Web Manager
7 4 (6.45%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.84%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.84%) AWS Developer
8 3 (4.84%) CRM Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Intranet Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Intranet Project Manager
9 2 (3.23%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (3.23%) DBA
9 2 (3.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (43.55%) HTML
2 26 (41.94%) CSS
3 25 (40.32%) Web Services
4 19 (30.65%) SOAP
5 16 (25.81%) HTML5
6 14 (22.58%) WCF
6 14 (22.58%) .NET
7 13 (20.97%) jQuery
8 12 (19.35%) CSS3
9 11 (17.74%) JSON
9 11 (17.74%) Ajax
10 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET
11 6 (9.68%) REST
12 5 (8.06%) Play Framework
12 5 (8.06%) XHTML
13 3 (4.84%) Silverlight
13 3 (4.84%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (3.23%) Spring
14 2 (3.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) NHS
2 9 (14.52%) User Experience
2 9 (14.52%) Replication
3 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) UNIX
1 2 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Android
2 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.97%) Migration
3 11 (17.74%) Web Design
4 10 (16.13%) Data Migration
5 8 (12.90%) Content Management
5 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
5 8 (12.90%) Data Modelling
5 8 (12.90%) MVC
6 7 (11.29%) SOA
6 7 (11.29%) Information Security
7 6 (9.68%) ETL
7 6 (9.68%) UML
7 6 (9.68%) User Stories
8 4 (6.45%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (6.45%) Data Mapping
8 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.45%) Validation
8 4 (6.45%) Scrum
8 4 (6.45%) TDD
9 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.71%) SQL
2 22 (35.48%) C#
3 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 14 (22.58%) T-SQL
5 8 (12.90%) Java
6 5 (8.06%) PHP
6 5 (8.06%) Scala
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
7 1 (1.61%) C
7 1 (1.61%) C++
7 1 (1.61%) COBOL
7 1 (1.61%) Python
7 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby
7 1 (1.61%) XPath
7 1 (1.61%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) ISEB
2 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) CBAP
3 2 (3.23%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) Alterian
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle
4 4 (6.45%) Casewise
5 3 (4.84%) Progress
5 3 (4.84%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) ILOG
6 1 (1.61%) Sybase
6 1 (1.61%) Zend