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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 15 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 72 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 13.33% 4.55% 3.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.45% 16.67% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 20 9
Average daily rate
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£415 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.48% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £165 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
209 174 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 38.70% 27.27% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 119 51
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £304 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +20 32 £343 -2.14% 5
Newport +10 31 £430 +14.66% 1
Bridgend - 4 £400 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £400 -
XML
Wales

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 54 (54.55%) SOAP
2 51 (51.52%) Web Services
3 49 (49.49%) SQL Server
4 48 (48.48%) C#
5 43 (43.43%) .NET
6 41 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (38.38%) ASP.NET
8 35 (35.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 34 (34.34%) Unit Testing
9 34 (34.34%) REST
9 34 (34.34%) SQL
10 32 (32.32%) Scrum
10 32 (32.32%) Security Cleared
11 28 (28.28%) SC Cleared
12 26 (26.26%) TDD
12 26 (26.26%) MVC
12 26 (26.26%) Visual Studio
13 25 (25.25%) BDD
13 25 (25.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
15 22 (22.22%) IIS
15 22 (22.22%) HTML
16 21 (21.21%) .NET Framework
17 17 (17.17%) Java
17 17 (17.17%) CSS
18 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
18 16 (16.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 16 (16.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 16 (16.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 15 (15.15%) SOA

XML
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 22 (22.22%) IIS
2 13 (13.13%) SharePoint
3 12 (12.12%) WebSphere
3 12 (12.12%) Tomcat
3 12 (12.12%) JBoss
4 3 (3.03%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (2.02%) Apache
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.01%) CICS
6 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.01%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.01%) Zope
6 1 (1.01%) ArcSDE
6 1 (1.01%) nginx
6 1 (1.01%) Node.js
6 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (9.09%) MS Office
2 7 (7.07%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.02%) Shopify
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.02%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (10.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) Intranet
2 4 (4.04%) Internet
3 2 (2.02%) HTTP
4 1 (1.01%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (49.49%) SQL Server
2 35 (35.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (16.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (16.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.03%) MySQL
7 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.02%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.01%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 26 (26.26%) Visual Studio
2 24 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (13.13%) Eclipse
3 13 (13.13%) Subversion
4 9 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (5.05%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.03%) Maven
8 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.02%) XMLUnit
8 2 (2.02%) Rational Application Developer
8 2 (2.02%) Hudson
8 2 (2.02%) Apache Continuum
8 2 (2.02%) JDeveloper
8 2 (2.02%) Toad
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.01%) Selenium
General
1 9 (9.09%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Back Office
3 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.03%) Publishing
5 2 (2.02%) Legal
5 2 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 65 (65.66%) Developer
2 24 (24.24%) .NET Developer
3 13 (13.13%) Analyst
4 11 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 10 (10.10%) Software Developer
6 9 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) CRM Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.04%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Tester
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.03%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Tester
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (3.03%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (3.03%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (54.55%) SOAP
2 51 (51.52%) Web Services
3 43 (43.43%) .NET
4 38 (38.38%) ASP.NET
5 34 (34.34%) REST
6 25 (25.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (22.22%) HTML
8 21 (21.21%) .NET Framework
9 17 (17.17%) CSS
10 11 (11.11%) Hibernate
10 11 (11.11%) Java SE
10 11 (11.11%) Spring
10 11 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (11.11%) MyBatis
11 10 (10.10%) HTML5
12 9 (9.09%) RESTful
13 6 (6.06%) Ajax
13 6 (6.06%) XHTML
14 5 (5.05%) XML Messaging
14 5 (5.05%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) User Experience
2 9 (9.09%) NHS
3 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.03%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.02%) Clustering
5 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.01%) W3C
6 1 (1.01%) GIS
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.11%) UNIX
2 4 (4.04%) Windows
2 4 (4.04%) Linux
3 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.34%) Unit Testing
3 32 (32.32%) Scrum
4 26 (26.26%) TDD
4 26 (26.26%) MVC
5 25 (25.25%) BDD
6 15 (15.15%) SOA
6 15 (15.15%) Migration
7 12 (12.12%) Data Migration
8 11 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 10 (10.10%) ETL
10 8 (8.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (8.08%) Data Modelling
11 7 (7.07%) OO
12 6 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (6.06%) E-Commerce
13 5 (5.05%) CRM
13 5 (5.05%) Web Design
13 5 (5.05%) Test Management
13 5 (5.05%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 48 (48.48%) C#
2 34 (34.34%) SQL
3 17 (17.17%) Java
4 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.13%) T-SQL
6 7 (7.07%) PHP
7 6 (6.06%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.04%) Perl
9 3 (3.03%) Ruby
10 2 (2.02%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.02%) C
10 2 (2.02%) COBOL
10 2 (2.02%) Python
11 1 (1.01%) C++
11 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.01%) Groovy
11 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.01%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (32.32%) Security Cleared
2 28 (28.28%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.05%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.02%) Degree
4 2 (2.02%) ISEB
5 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.03%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.07%) HP
3 6 (6.06%) Business Objects
3 6 (6.06%) Oracle
4 4 (4.04%) Casewise
4 4 (4.04%) Alterian
5 2 (2.02%) InterSystems
5 2 (2.02%) Micro Focus
5 2 (2.02%) IBM
5 2 (2.02%) Progress
6 1 (1.01%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.01%) Sybase
6 1 (1.01%) ESRI
6 1 (1.01%) Zend
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