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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 28 14 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +29
Contract jobs citing XML 38 57 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.34% 11.42% 4.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.76% 30.65% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 39 13
Median daily rate £400 £416 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.73% +22.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £279 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
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
214 186 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 41.31% 37.27% 29.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 132 108
Median daily rate £388 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £42.90 £32.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.98% +7.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -13 29 £413 +25.00% 5
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £238 -
Bridgend -1 1 £288 -28.12%
Newport -4 1 £400 -6.97%
XML
Wales

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 47 (64.38%) HTML
2 36 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (49.32%) JavaScript
3 34 (46.58%) SQL
4 33 (45.21%) Java
5 28 (38.36%) jQuery
5 28 (38.36%) Security Cleared
6 27 (36.99%) SQL Server
7 22 (30.14%) MS Excel
7 22 (30.14%) SC Cleared
7 22 (30.14%) Selenium
8 21 (28.77%) TDD
9 19 (26.03%) OO
9 19 (26.03%) SOAP
10 18 (24.66%) CSS
10 18 (24.66%) Perl
10 18 (24.66%) Unix
11 17 (23.29%) .NET
12 16 (21.92%) Scrum
12 16 (21.92%) JIRA
13 15 (20.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (20.55%) Oracle
13 15 (20.55%) MS Visio
14 14 (19.18%) JUnit
14 14 (19.18%) Web Services
15 13 (17.81%) Subversion
15 13 (17.81%) Ajax
15 13 (17.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (16.44%) Software Testing
16 12 (16.44%) JSF

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 11 (15.07%) Confluence
1 11 (15.07%) JBoss
2 10 (13.70%) Apache
3 9 (12.33%) FileNet
3 9 (12.33%) LiveCycle
4 8 (10.96%) IIS
5 7 (9.59%) GeoServer
5 7 (9.59%) Tomcat
6 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
7 5 (6.85%) MQSeries
8 4 (5.48%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.37%) CMS
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
9 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (30.14%) MS Excel
2 15 (20.55%) MS Visio
3 10 (13.70%) MS Office
4 7 (9.59%) Gliffy
4 7 (9.59%) MS Project
5 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) Firewall
2 3 (4.11%) HTTPS
2 3 (4.11%) SSH
2 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.11%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.74%) Internet
4 1 (1.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.99%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (17.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (16.44%) Oracle Database
5 9 (12.33%) MongoDB
6 8 (10.96%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (9.59%) MySQL
8 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
9 5 (6.85%) Redis
10 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (2.74%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (2.74%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (1.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (30.14%) Selenium
2 16 (21.92%) JIRA
3 14 (19.18%) JUnit
4 13 (17.81%) Subversion
5 12 (16.44%) Cucumber
5 12 (16.44%) Maven
5 12 (16.44%) Visual Studio
6 11 (15.07%) DbUnit
6 11 (15.07%) Git (software)
6 11 (15.07%) Spock
7 9 (12.33%) Ant
7 9 (12.33%) Eclipse
7 9 (12.33%) Hudson
8 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (5.48%) Burp Suite
9 4 (5.48%) Concordion
9 4 (5.48%) JMeter
10 3 (4.11%) IntelliJ
10 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
11 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Legal
3 2 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 42 (57.53%) Developer
2 19 (26.03%) Analyst
3 14 (19.18%) Test Analyst
4 12 (16.44%) Java Developer
5 10 (13.70%) .NET Developer
5 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Perl Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Lead Test Analyst
8 6 (8.22%) DBA
8 6 (8.22%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Support Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Data Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) PHP Developer
10 4 (5.48%) PHP Zend Developer
10 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
11 3 (4.11%) Applications Support Engineer
11 3 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (4.11%) C# Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Unix Engineer
11 3 (4.11%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (64.38%) HTML
2 28 (38.36%) jQuery
3 19 (26.03%) SOAP
4 18 (24.66%) CSS
5 17 (23.29%) .NET
6 14 (19.18%) Web Services
7 13 (17.81%) Ajax
8 12 (16.44%) JSF
8 12 (16.44%) XHTML
9 11 (15.07%) JSTS
10 10 (13.70%) Java EE
10 10 (13.70%) Spring
11 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET
11 9 (12.33%) Hibernate
11 9 (12.33%) RESTful
12 7 (9.59%) AngularJS
12 7 (9.59%) JPA
12 7 (9.59%) LAMP
12 7 (9.59%) REST
12 7 (9.59%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Replication
2 6 (8.22%) NHS
2 6 (8.22%) PKI
3 5 (6.85%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.11%) Cryptography
4 3 (4.11%) DataPower
5 2 (2.74%) User Experience
6 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.37%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.66%) Unix
2 3 (4.11%) Linux
2 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (4.11%) Windows
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.77%) TDD
3 19 (26.03%) OO
4 16 (21.92%) Scrum
5 12 (16.44%) Document Management
5 12 (16.44%) Software Engineering
5 12 (16.44%) Software Testing
6 11 (15.07%) SDLC
6 11 (15.07%) Web Development
7 10 (13.70%) Non-Functional Testing
7 10 (13.70%) Test Management
8 9 (12.33%) MVC
9 8 (10.96%) PRINCE2
9 8 (10.96%) Project Management
10 7 (9.59%) Front End Development
11 6 (8.22%) Migration
11 6 (8.22%) OOD
11 6 (8.22%) OOP
11 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
11 6 (8.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (49.32%) JavaScript
2 34 (46.58%) SQL
3 33 (45.21%) Java
4 18 (24.66%) Perl
5 11 (15.07%) C#
6 10 (13.70%) T-SQL
7 7 (9.59%) PHP
8 6 (8.22%) Go
8 6 (8.22%) PL/SQL
8 6 (8.22%) Scala
9 4 (5.48%) ANSI SQL
10 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
10 3 (4.11%) C
10 3 (4.11%) Python
10 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.74%) XPath
12 1 (1.37%) C++
12 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (38.36%) Security Cleared
2 22 (30.14%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.96%) DV Cleared
3 8 (10.96%) ISTQB
4 7 (9.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (8.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (6.85%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) HL7
2 7 (9.59%) QA
3 5 (6.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (5.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Ansible
1 3 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (4.11%) yum
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Oracle
2 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.33%) Adobe
3 9 (12.33%) ILOG
3 9 (12.33%) Splunk
4 7 (9.59%) Kofax
5 5 (6.85%) Atlassian
6 4 (5.48%) Zend
7 3 (4.11%) Cisco
7 3 (4.11%) F5
7 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.11%) VMware
8 1 (1.37%) Alterian
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Network ITR
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago