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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
Wales / South Wales
Rank 30 30 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs citing XML 19 35 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.93% 6.88% 10.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.96% 23.49% 40.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 39
Median daily rate £230 £318 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.55% -18.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £203 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £359
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+20.63% +9.79%

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
127 149 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.29% 29.27% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 125 100
Median daily rate £400 £343 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -23.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 0 13 £186 -40.40% 5
Caerphilly - 1 £278 -
Newport - 1 £375 -
XML
Wales

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 21 (51.22%) SQL
2 14 (34.15%) Java
3 13 (31.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (29.27%) HTML
5 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
5 11 (26.83%) CSS
6 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
6 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
7 9 (21.95%) C#
7 9 (21.95%) .NET
7 9 (21.95%) Finance
8 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (19.51%) Spring
8 8 (19.51%) SOAP
8 8 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.07%) ETL
9 7 (17.07%) XSLT
9 7 (17.07%) JSON
9 7 (17.07%) Release Management
9 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
10 6 (14.63%) IBM Integration Bus
10 6 (14.63%) JCAPS
10 6 (14.63%) Cucumber
10 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (14.63%) HL7
10 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (14.63%) Selenium
10 6 (14.63%) InterSystems
10 6 (14.63%) WebSphere

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 6 (14.63%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (14.63%) JCAPS
1 6 (14.63%) WebSphere
2 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.20%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.44%) CMS
4 1 (2.44%) Confluence
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) JBoss
4 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
3 8 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) OLAP
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Cucumber
1 6 (14.63%) JUnit
1 6 (14.63%) Selenium
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (12.20%) JBehave
3 4 (9.76%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.88%) Maven
4 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.44%) Ant
5 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.44%) JIRA
5 1 (2.44%) MyEclipse
5 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Billing
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Java Developer
3 10 (24.39%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Business Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) CRM Developer
6 3 (7.32%) XML Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Business Integration Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) ITIL Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Sitecore Developer
7 2 (4.88%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) HTML
2 11 (26.83%) CSS
3 9 (21.95%) .NET
4 8 (19.51%) SOAP
4 8 (19.51%) Spring
5 7 (17.07%) JSON
5 7 (17.07%) XSLT
6 6 (14.63%) IBM Integration Bus
6 6 (14.63%) XML Schema
6 6 (14.63%) XSD
7 5 (12.20%) Hibernate
8 4 (9.76%) Ajax
8 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
8 4 (9.76%) Dropwizard
8 4 (9.76%) J2EE
9 3 (7.32%) jQuery
9 3 (7.32%) Web Services
9 3 (7.32%) WPF
10 2 (4.88%) JSF
10 2 (4.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) NHS
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Informatics
4 1 (2.44%) iPad
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Unix
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.07%) ETL
2 7 (17.07%) Release Management
3 6 (14.63%) ITIL
4 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
4 5 (12.20%) ITIL V3
4 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
5 3 (7.32%) CRM
5 3 (7.32%) ITSM
5 3 (7.32%) MVC
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Project Management
5 3 (7.32%) Scrum
5 3 (7.32%) Service Management
5 3 (7.32%) TDD
6 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.88%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) SQL
2 14 (34.15%) Java
3 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
4 9 (21.95%) C#
5 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.88%) VB
5 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) Groovy
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) VBA
6 1 (2.44%) VBScript
6 1 (2.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) Degree
4 4 (9.76%) ISEB
5 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) MCP
6 1 (2.44%) MCSD
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) HL7
2 5 (12.20%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Fiorano
2 6 (14.63%) IBM
2 6 (14.63%) InterSystems
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.44%) Guidewire
5 1 (2.44%) HP
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