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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 38 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 13 66 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.61% 10.96% 9.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.68% 36.67% 35.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 53 46
Median daily rate £388 £250 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +4.32%
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
95 180 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.04% 29.90% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 143 121
Median daily rate £475 £315 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.79% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -20 8 £375 +50.00% 2
XML
Wales

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 40 (75.47%) HTML
2 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (64.15%) JavaScript
3 32 (60.38%) Java
4 26 (49.06%) jQuery
5 23 (43.40%) Security Cleared
5 23 (43.40%) SQL
6 20 (37.74%) Selenium
7 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
7 19 (35.85%) CSS
8 18 (33.96%) SC Cleared
9 17 (32.08%) JIRA
9 17 (32.08%) SOAP
9 17 (32.08%) TDD
10 16 (30.19%) Scrum
11 14 (26.42%) JUnit
11 14 (26.42%) Perl
12 13 (24.53%) .NET
13 12 (22.64%) Unix
13 12 (22.64%) Subversion
13 12 (22.64%) Document Management
13 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (22.64%) Maven
13 12 (22.64%) Git (software)
14 11 (20.75%) DbUnit
14 11 (20.75%) Web Development
14 11 (20.75%) Spock
14 11 (20.75%) JSTS
14 11 (20.75%) Spring
14 11 (20.75%) 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 (20.75%) JBoss
2 9 (16.98%) Apache
2 9 (16.98%) Confluence
2 9 (16.98%) FileNet
2 9 (16.98%) LiveCycle
3 7 (13.21%) GeoServer
3 7 (13.21%) IIS
3 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.43%) MQSeries
5 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.77%) CMS
6 2 (3.77%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.21%) Gliffy
3 4 (7.55%) MS Office
3 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.55%) SaaS
3 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) LDAP
1 4 (7.55%) SSL
1 4 (7.55%) VPN
2 2 (3.77%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.77%) Internet
2 2 (3.77%) Intranet
2 2 (3.77%) SSH
2 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.77%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (15.09%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database
6 6 (11.32%) MySQL
7 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
8 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
8 3 (5.66%) Redis
8 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (37.74%) Selenium
2 17 (32.08%) JIRA
3 14 (26.42%) JUnit
4 12 (22.64%) Git (software)
4 12 (22.64%) Maven
4 12 (22.64%) Subversion
5 11 (20.75%) DbUnit
5 11 (20.75%) Spock
5 11 (20.75%) Visual Studio
6 9 (16.98%) Ant
6 9 (16.98%) Eclipse
6 9 (16.98%) Hudson
7 8 (15.09%) Cucumber
8 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (7.55%) Burp Suite
9 4 (7.55%) Concordion
9 4 (7.55%) JMeter
10 3 (5.66%) IntelliJ
11 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
12 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Legal
2 2 (3.77%) Welsh Language
3 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (66.04%) Developer
2 15 (28.30%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.87%) Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 9 (16.98%) Perl Developer
5 6 (11.32%) .NET Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Agile Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Test Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Unix Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (7.55%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Perl Web Developer
7 4 (7.55%) PHP Developer
7 4 (7.55%) PHP Zend Developer
7 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (75.47%) HTML
2 26 (49.06%) jQuery
3 19 (35.85%) CSS
4 17 (32.08%) SOAP
5 13 (24.53%) .NET
6 11 (20.75%) JSF
6 11 (20.75%) JSTS
6 11 (20.75%) Spring
7 10 (18.87%) Web Services
8 9 (16.98%) Ajax
8 9 (16.98%) Hibernate
8 9 (16.98%) Java EE
8 9 (16.98%) XHTML
9 8 (15.09%) REST
10 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
10 7 (13.21%) Dojo
10 7 (13.21%) Java SE
10 7 (13.21%) JRules
10 7 (13.21%) XSD
11 6 (11.32%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Replication
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.66%) User Experience
4 2 (3.77%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.77%) PKI
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Unix
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.08%) TDD
3 16 (30.19%) Scrum
4 12 (22.64%) Document Management
5 11 (20.75%) OO
5 11 (20.75%) Web Development
6 9 (16.98%) Workflow
7 8 (15.09%) OOP
7 8 (15.09%) SDLC
7 8 (15.09%) Web Design
8 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
8 7 (13.21%) Use Case
9 6 (11.32%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (11.32%) ITIL
9 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
10 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
10 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.43%) Front End Development
10 5 (9.43%) Integration Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (64.15%) JavaScript
2 32 (60.38%) Java
3 23 (43.40%) SQL
4 14 (26.42%) Perl
5 10 (18.87%) T-SQL
6 6 (11.32%) C#
6 6 (11.32%) PHP
7 4 (7.55%) ANSI SQL
8 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.66%) C
8 3 (5.66%) Go
8 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.66%) Scala
9 2 (3.77%) Python
9 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (43.40%) Security Cleared
2 18 (33.96%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.98%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (15.09%) DV Cleared
5 5 (9.43%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) CBAP
6 1 (1.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
2 4 (7.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.89%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Ansible
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.77%) yum
2 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Adobe
1 9 (16.98%) ILOG
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle
1 9 (16.98%) Splunk
2 7 (13.21%) Kofax
3 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.43%) Atlassian
5 4 (7.55%) ServiceNow
5 4 (7.55%) Zend
6 2 (3.77%) Alterian
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco
6 2 (3.77%) HP
6 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.77%) VMware
7 1 (1.89%) Perforce