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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 17 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing XML 53 34 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.85% 8.17% 9.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.42% 41.98% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 20
Average daily rate
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£373 £291 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.06% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £388 £354
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 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -16.66%
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
154 81 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.62% 19.47% 32.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 48 73
Average daily rate £420 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% +12.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +2 45 £375 +27.11% 7
Newport -4 5 £338 - 3
Torfaen - - - - 2
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
XML
Wales

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 53 (45.69%) Web Services
2 45 (38.79%) HTML
3 42 (36.21%) SQL
4 39 (33.62%) Java
5 38 (32.76%) SOAP
6 37 (31.90%) SQL Server
7 35 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (27.59%) JavaScript
9 29 (25.00%) CSS
10 28 (24.14%) XSLT
10 28 (24.14%) .NET
11 26 (22.41%) JSON
12 25 (21.55%) Security Cleared
12 25 (21.55%) REST
12 25 (21.55%) C#
13 23 (19.83%) Oracle
14 22 (18.97%) SQL Server 2008
14 22 (18.97%) WCF
15 21 (18.10%) TDD
15 21 (18.10%) HTML5
15 21 (18.10%) UML
15 21 (18.10%) Relational Database
16 19 (16.38%) J2EE
16 19 (16.38%) MVC
16 19 (16.38%) Scrum
16 19 (16.38%) Microsoft
16 19 (16.38%) SC Cleared
17 18 (15.52%) Spring
17 18 (15.52%) SQL Server 2005
18 17 (14.66%) jQuery

XML
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (9.48%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.76%) Apache
3 7 (6.03%) FileNet
3 7 (6.03%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.03%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.45%) IIS
5 3 (2.59%) JBoss
5 3 (2.59%) Confluence
6 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.72%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.86%) Mule
7 1 (0.86%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Office
2 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.86%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Magento
1 3 (2.59%) Shopify
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.62%) Intranet
2 7 (6.03%) Internet
2 7 (6.03%) HTTP
3 1 (0.86%) Firewall
3 1 (0.86%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.90%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (18.10%) Relational Database
4 18 (15.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (12.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (10.34%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (7.76%) MongoDB
8 8 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (6.90%) DB2
9 6 (5.17%) RDBMS
10 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (3.45%) MySQL
12 2 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.86%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 13 (11.21%) Visual Studio
2 12 (10.34%) Subversion
3 11 (9.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (8.62%) JUnit
5 8 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (6.90%) Selenium
6 7 (6.03%) Jenkins
7 6 (5.17%) Maven
8 5 (4.31%) JIRA
8 5 (4.31%) Jasmine
8 5 (4.31%) Git (software)
9 4 (3.45%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.59%) Hudson
10 3 (2.59%) XMLUnit
11 2 (1.72%) DbUnit
11 2 (1.72%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.86%) Xcode
12 1 (0.86%) JMeter
12 1 (0.86%) PowerBuilder
12 1 (0.86%) Ant
General
1 6 (5.17%) Finance
2 4 (3.45%) Back Office
3 2 (1.72%) Publishing
4 1 (0.86%) Legal
4 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.86%) Local Government
4 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (67.24%) Developer
2 27 (23.28%) Java Developer
3 15 (12.93%) Architect
4 13 (11.21%) Technical Architect
5 10 (8.62%) Designer
5 10 (8.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 10 (8.62%) SQL Developer
6 9 (7.76%) PHP Developer
7 8 (6.90%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.17%) C++ Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.17%) Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Web Project Manager
9 5 (4.31%) Web Manager
10 4 (3.45%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.59%) Systems Developer
11 3 (2.59%) Business Analyst
11 3 (2.59%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.59%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (45.69%) Web Services
2 45 (38.79%) HTML
3 38 (32.76%) SOAP
4 29 (25.00%) CSS
5 28 (24.14%) XSLT
5 28 (24.14%) .NET
6 26 (22.41%) JSON
7 25 (21.55%) REST
8 22 (18.97%) WCF
9 21 (18.10%) HTML5
10 19 (16.38%) J2EE
11 18 (15.52%) Spring
12 17 (14.66%) jQuery
13 16 (13.79%) Hibernate
14 15 (12.93%) Ajax
15 14 (12.07%) CSS3
15 14 (12.07%) ASP.NET
16 13 (11.21%) XML Schema
17 10 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
18 7 (6.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) NHS
2 11 (9.48%) Open Source
3 10 (8.62%) Replication
4 7 (6.03%) User Experience
5 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.86%) Clustering
7 1 (0.86%) AS400
7 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.86%) iSeries
7 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.59%) Windows
2 2 (1.72%) UNIX
3 1 (0.86%) Linux
3 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.10%) TDD
2 21 (18.10%) UML
3 19 (16.38%) MVC
3 19 (16.38%) Scrum
4 15 (12.93%) Web Design
5 13 (11.21%) BDD
6 11 (9.48%) OO
7 10 (8.62%) E-Commerce
8 9 (7.76%) SOA
8 9 (7.76%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.03%) Information Security
10 6 (5.17%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (5.17%) Content Management
10 6 (5.17%) RAD
10 6 (5.17%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.31%) Migration
12 4 (3.45%) User Stories
12 4 (3.45%) Waterfall
12 4 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.21%) SQL
2 39 (33.62%) Java
3 32 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 25 (21.55%) C#
5 12 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 11 (9.48%) PHP
6 11 (9.48%) XPath
7 8 (6.90%) C++
8 7 (6.03%) Scala
9 5 (4.31%) VC++
10 4 (3.45%) Ruby
11 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.86%) C
11 1 (0.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (21.55%) Security Cleared
2 19 (16.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) ISEB
4 2 (1.72%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.72%) CBAP
5 1 (0.86%) Degree
5 1 (0.86%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (19.83%) Oracle
2 19 (16.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.90%) IBM
4 6 (5.17%) Alterian
5 3 (2.59%) HP
5 3 (2.59%) Citrix
6 2 (1.72%) Twitter
6 2 (1.72%) ILOG
7 1 (0.86%) Kofax
7 1 (0.86%) Informatica
7 1 (0.86%) Adobe
7 1 (0.86%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.86%) Sybase
7 1 (0.86%) Progress
7 1 (0.86%) Casewise
7 1 (0.86%) Splunk
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