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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 49 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 11 76 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.01% 10.97% 11.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.86% 28.15% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 55 54
Median daily rate £370 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £396 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £25.25 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -82.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £33.64 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.82% -1.05%
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
140 270 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.59% 38.96% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 212 128
Median daily rate £450 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -85.51%
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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -21 4 £338 +12.50% 6
Bridgend - 3 £500 - 2
Newport +5 1 £300 -25.00% 2
XML
Wales

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 22 (62.86%) HTML
1 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
2 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (48.57%) CSS
4 16 (45.71%) Java
5 14 (40.00%) SQL
6 10 (28.57%) jQuery
6 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 9 (25.71%) OOP
8 8 (22.86%) TDD
9 7 (20.00%) Web Design
9 7 (20.00%) Scrum
9 7 (20.00%) .NET
9 7 (20.00%) Oracle
9 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (20.00%) SOAP
9 7 (20.00%) Web Services
9 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 7 (20.00%) Ajax
9 7 (20.00%) Web Development
10 6 (17.14%) JIRA
10 6 (17.14%) Selenium
10 6 (17.14%) Cucumber
10 6 (17.14%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (17.14%) C#
10 6 (17.14%) Perl
10 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
10 6 (17.14%) Spring
11 5 (14.29%) JSF
11 5 (14.29%) Maven

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 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.43%) Apache
3 3 (8.57%) Confluence
4 2 (5.71%) CMS
4 2 (5.71%) FileNet
4 2 (5.71%) LiveCycle
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.71%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.86%) IIS
5 1 (2.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
1 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (11.43%) SaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) LDAP
1 4 (11.43%) SSL
1 4 (11.43%) VPN
2 3 (8.57%) Internet
3 2 (5.71%) Intranet
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.86%) SSH
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.86%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Cucumber
1 6 (17.14%) JIRA
1 6 (17.14%) Selenium
2 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.29%) Maven
3 3 (8.57%) Ant
3 3 (8.57%) JUnit
3 3 (8.57%) Subversion
4 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.71%) Hudson
4 2 (5.71%) IntelliJ
4 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.86%) JBehave
5 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.86%) MyEclipse
5 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Welsh Language
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Billing
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Agile Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Perl Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Perl Web Developer
5 4 (11.43%) PHP Developer
5 4 (11.43%) PHP Zend Developer
5 4 (11.43%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Unix Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Cloud Developer
6 3 (8.57%) CRM Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) HTML
2 17 (48.57%) CSS
3 10 (28.57%) jQuery
4 7 (20.00%) .NET
4 7 (20.00%) Ajax
4 7 (20.00%) SOAP
4 7 (20.00%) Web Services
5 6 (17.14%) Spring
6 5 (14.29%) HTML5
6 5 (14.29%) JSF
6 5 (14.29%) LAMP
6 5 (14.29%) XHTML
7 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
7 3 (8.57%) CSS3
7 3 (8.57%) EJB
7 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
7 3 (8.57%) J2EE
7 3 (8.57%) PCRE
7 3 (8.57%) Regular Expression
7 3 (8.57%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) OOP
3 8 (22.86%) TDD
4 7 (20.00%) Scrum
4 7 (20.00%) Web Design
4 7 (20.00%) Web Development
5 5 (14.29%) ITIL
5 5 (14.29%) Release Management
6 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
6 4 (11.43%) ITSM
6 4 (11.43%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Workflow
7 3 (8.57%) CRM
7 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (8.57%) UML
8 2 (5.71%) Migration
8 2 (5.71%) MVC
8 2 (5.71%) OO
8 2 (5.71%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
2 16 (45.71%) Java
3 14 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (17.14%) C#
4 6 (17.14%) Perl
5 5 (14.29%) PHP
6 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.86%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby
7 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.86%) VB
7 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.71%) BC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) ISEB
5 1 (2.86%) CBAP
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) MCP
5 1 (2.86%) MCSD
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) ServiceNow
3 4 (11.43%) Zend
4 3 (8.57%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) Adobe
5 2 (5.71%) Alterian
5 2 (5.71%) ILOG
5 2 (5.71%) Splunk
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) Guidewire
6 1 (2.86%) Perforce
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.86%) VMware