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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 17 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 13 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 10.74% 2.74% 11.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.26% 22.22% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 5
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£338 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £31.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -10.00%
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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
46 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 38.02% 12.33% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 4 10
Average daily rate £340 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £313 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £11.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 24 (75.00%) XSLT
2 23 (71.88%) Security Cleared
3 21 (65.63%) SC Cleared
4 18 (56.25%) Java
5 17 (53.13%) Web Services
5 17 (53.13%) TDD
6 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (50.00%) BDD
6 16 (50.00%) Spring
7 15 (46.88%) SQL
8 14 (43.75%) IBM
9 12 (37.50%) Subversion
9 12 (37.50%) Scrum
9 12 (37.50%) Struts
9 12 (37.50%) Java SE
9 12 (37.50%) Selenium
10 11 (34.38%) WebSphere
10 11 (34.38%) MyBatis
10 11 (34.38%) JUnit
10 11 (34.38%) FileNet
10 11 (34.38%) XML Schema
11 10 (31.25%) JSON
11 10 (31.25%) XPath
12 9 (28.13%) REST
13 8 (25.00%) SOA
14 7 (21.88%) HTML
14 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
15 6 (18.75%) C#
15 6 (18.75%) .NET
15 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (34.38%) FileNet
1 11 (34.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.13%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Subversion
1 12 (37.50%) Selenium
2 11 (34.38%) JUnit
3 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
4 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
6 3 (9.38%) Maven
7 2 (6.25%) Ant
8 1 (3.13%) TestNG
8 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
8 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Developer
2 16 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Designer
4 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) XML Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) XSLT
2 17 (53.13%) Web Services
3 16 (50.00%) Spring
4 12 (37.50%) Struts
4 12 (37.50%) Java SE
5 11 (34.38%) XML Schema
5 11 (34.38%) MyBatis
6 10 (31.25%) JSON
7 9 (28.13%) REST
8 7 (21.88%) HTML
9 6 (18.75%) .NET
9 6 (18.75%) SOAP
10 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
10 5 (15.63%) WCF
10 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
10 5 (15.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
12 3 (9.38%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) AS400
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.13%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) TDD
2 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) BDD
3 12 (37.50%) Scrum
4 8 (25.00%) SOA
5 6 (18.75%) MVC
5 6 (18.75%) Workflow
6 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.25%) Use Case
8 2 (6.25%) UML
8 2 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (6.25%) OOD
9 1 (3.13%) RDF
9 1 (3.13%) Validation
9 1 (3.13%) PLM
9 1 (3.13%) Kanban
9 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.13%) Requirements Engineering
9 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) Java
2 15 (46.88%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) XPath
4 6 (18.75%) C#
5 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (71.88%) Security Cleared
2 21 (65.63%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) IBM
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Informatica