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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 18 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing XML 1 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 1.35% 1.00% 20.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.25% 5.88% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£320 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.02%
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
16 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 21.62% 17.00% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 4
Average daily rate £425 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
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 29 January 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) XSLT
1 11 (84.62%) XML Schema
2 10 (76.92%) JSON
2 10 (76.92%) XPath
2 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
3 9 (69.23%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Spring
5 2 (15.38%) Java EE
6 1 (7.69%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) RESTful
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Ruby
6 1 (7.69%) Ajax
6 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Java SE
6 1 (7.69%) Subversion
6 1 (7.69%) PLM
6 1 (7.69%) HTML5
6 1 (7.69%) BDD

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) Mule
1 1 (7.69%) FileNet
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.69%) Jackrabbit
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Designer
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) XML Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) XSLT
1 11 (84.62%) XML Schema
2 10 (76.92%) JSON
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) Java EE
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) Java SE
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) JAX-RS
4 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.69%) MyBatis
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Commons
4 1 (7.69%) JSTL
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Scrum
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) PLM
3 1 (7.69%) BDD
3 1 (7.69%) Kanban
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) RDF
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) XPath
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) IBM