The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 42 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 23 65 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.63% 10.98% 11.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.07% 28.02% 37.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 54 49
Median daily rate £319 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £205 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £381 £370
% change year-on-year
- +3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
XML
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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
176 232 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.76% 39.19% 30.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 196 130
Median daily rate £403 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £270 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £542
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.85% +12.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

XML
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

XML
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -11 16 £195 -37.17% 3
Bridgend -6 1 £313 -30.55%
Newport -8 1 £375 -11.76% 1
Caerphilly - 1 £278 -
XML
Wales

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for XML.

1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 14 (46.67%) Java
3 11 (36.67%) HTML
4 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (30.00%) CSS
4 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (26.67%) Spring
5 8 (26.67%) C#
5 8 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (23.33%) ETL
6 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (23.33%) JSON
6 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (20.00%) XML Schema
7 6 (20.00%) XSD
7 6 (20.00%) JUnit
7 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (16.67%) .NET
8 5 (16.67%) SOAP
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.67%) Selenium
8 5 (16.67%) JBehave
8 5 (16.67%) Cucumber
9 4 (13.33%) Hibernate
9 4 (13.33%) J2EE
9 4 (13.33%) Oracle
9 4 (13.33%) WebLogic

XML
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
5 1 (3.33%) OLAP
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) JUnit
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 5 (16.67%) JBehave
2 5 (16.67%) Selenium
3 3 (10.00%) Maven
4 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.67%) JIRA
4 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.33%) Ant
5 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.33%) MyEclipse
5 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Billing
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (10.00%) CRM Developer
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Billing Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C# WPF Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Junior Report Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Junior SQL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Sitecore Developer
7 1 (3.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) HTML
2 9 (30.00%) CSS
3 8 (26.67%) Spring
4 7 (23.33%) JSON
5 6 (20.00%) XML Schema
5 6 (20.00%) XSD
6 5 (16.67%) .NET
6 5 (16.67%) SOAP
7 4 (13.33%) Hibernate
7 4 (13.33%) J2EE
8 3 (10.00%) Ajax
8 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (10.00%) Dropwizard
8 3 (10.00%) REST
8 3 (10.00%) Web Services
9 2 (6.67%) HTML5
9 2 (6.67%) jQuery
9 2 (6.67%) JSF
9 2 (6.67%) WPF
9 2 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Informatics
2 2 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
1 3 (10.00%) Unix
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) ETL
3 3 (10.00%) CRM
3 3 (10.00%) Scrum
3 3 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.67%) MVC
4 2 (6.67%) Software Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (3.33%) BDD
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) OO
5 1 (3.33%) OOP
5 1 (3.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (3.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 14 (46.67%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (26.67%) C#
5 2 (6.67%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) Groovy
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) VBA
6 1 (3.33%) VBScript
6 1 (3.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
4 1 (3.33%) MCSD
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Guidewire
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Perforce
3 1 (3.33%) Sitecore