The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 11 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 19 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 17.43% 8.43% 14.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.24% 36.84% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 12
Average daily rate
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£429 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.03% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £316 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £469 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +31.57%
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 Newport region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
42 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 38.53% 22.89% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 19
Average daily rate £420 £338 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Newport region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Newport

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Newport region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Newport region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 19 (82.61%) Java
2 18 (78.26%) Web Services
2 18 (78.26%) TDD
3 17 (73.91%) Security Cleared
4 16 (69.57%) XSLT
5 15 (65.22%) BDD
6 14 (60.87%) Java SE
6 14 (60.87%) Spring
7 13 (56.52%) IBM
7 13 (56.52%) SQL
8 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (47.83%) Selenium
9 11 (47.83%) REST
9 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
9 11 (47.83%) Struts
9 11 (47.83%) Subversion
10 10 (43.48%) FileNet
10 10 (43.48%) JUnit
10 10 (43.48%) WebSphere
10 10 (43.48%) MyBatis
11 9 (39.13%) .NET
12 8 (34.78%) C#
12 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
12 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
12 8 (34.78%) SOAP
12 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
12 8 (34.78%) WCF
12 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (34.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 10 (43.48%) FileNet
1 10 (43.48%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Selenium
1 11 (47.83%) Subversion
2 10 (43.48%) JUnit
3 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
5 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
5 3 (13.04%) Maven
6 2 (8.70%) Ant
7 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
7 1 (4.35%) ClearQuest
7 1 (4.35%) TestNG
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) Java Developer
3 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) Web Services
2 16 (69.57%) XSLT
3 14 (60.87%) Java SE
3 14 (60.87%) Spring
4 11 (47.83%) REST
4 11 (47.83%) Struts
5 10 (43.48%) MyBatis
6 9 (39.13%) .NET
7 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
7 8 (34.78%) SOAP
7 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
7 8 (34.78%) WCF
7 8 (34.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (21.74%) HTML
9 3 (13.04%) XSD
9 3 (13.04%) NHibernate
9 3 (13.04%) JSF
9 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) AS400
1 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.35%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) TDD
2 15 (65.22%) BDD
3 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) SOA
4 7 (30.43%) MVC
4 7 (30.43%) Scrum
5 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Workflow
6 3 (13.04%) UML
6 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.70%) Use Case
7 2 (8.70%) OOD
7 2 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Migration
8 1 (4.35%) BPR
8 1 (4.35%) BPMN
8 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
4 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) Security Cleared
2 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) MCSD
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) IBM
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Informatica