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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 15 17 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Contract jobs citing XML 64 59 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.65% 9.25% 2.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.16% 34.71% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 46 11
Average daily rate
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£250 £281 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -4.14%
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
177 170 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.45% 26.65% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 124 37
Average daily rate £315 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £30.25 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.24% -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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 29 July 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 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 49 £250 - 4
Newport -5 9 £425 -0.87% 4
Neath Port Talbot - 2 - - 1
Bridgend - 1 £430 - 2
XML
Wales

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 86 (72.27%) SOAP
2 84 (70.59%) Web Services
3 58 (48.74%) SQL Server
4 54 (45.38%) HTML
5 53 (44.54%) C#
6 50 (42.02%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (41.18%) SQL
7 49 (41.18%) .NET
8 46 (38.66%) Java
8 46 (38.66%) JavaScript
9 45 (37.82%) ASP.NET
10 42 (35.29%) Spring
11 41 (34.45%) Scrum
12 36 (30.25%) Security Cleared
13 35 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
13 35 (29.41%) REST
14 34 (28.57%) Unit Testing
14 34 (28.57%) OO
15 31 (26.05%) TDD
15 31 (26.05%) SC Cleared
15 31 (26.05%) AngularJS
16 28 (23.53%) MVC
17 27 (22.69%) JSP
17 27 (22.69%) Web Development
18 26 (21.85%) .NET Framework
18 26 (21.85%) Oracle
18 26 (21.85%) Struts
18 26 (21.85%) Visual Studio
18 26 (21.85%) JDBC
19 25 (21.01%) HTTP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 24 (20.17%) IIS
2 16 (13.45%) Tomcat
2 16 (13.45%) WebSphere
3 13 (10.92%) JBoss
4 5 (4.20%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (4.20%) Confluence
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.68%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.68%) Apache
5 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.84%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.84%) ArcSDE
6 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.84%) nginx
6 1 (0.84%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.01%) HTTP
2 2 (1.68%) Intranet
2 2 (1.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (48.74%) SQL Server
2 35 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (19.33%) Relational Database
3 23 (19.33%) MySQL
4 13 (10.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (10.08%) SQL Server 2000
6 10 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (5.88%) MongoDB
8 7 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (4.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (4.20%) NoSQL
10 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.68%) InterSystems Cache
12 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.84%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 26 (21.85%) Visual Studio
2 24 (20.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (15.97%) Subversion
4 17 (14.29%) Eclipse
5 8 (6.72%) Maven
5 8 (6.72%) Cucumber
5 8 (6.72%) Jenkins
5 8 (6.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (5.88%) Hudson
6 7 (5.88%) SoapUI
7 5 (4.20%) JIRA
7 5 (4.20%) Selenium
7 5 (4.20%) Spock
7 5 (4.20%) Geb
8 2 (1.68%) Toad
8 2 (1.68%) JDeveloper
8 2 (1.68%) Rational Application Developer
8 2 (1.68%) Apache Continuum
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.84%) JMeter
General
1 6 (5.04%) Back Office
2 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.36%) Finance
4 2 (1.68%) Legal
4 2 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 101 (84.87%) Developer
2 42 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 33 (27.73%) .NET Developer
4 11 (9.24%) Software Developer
4 11 (9.24%) SQL Developer
5 6 (5.04%) Analyst
5 6 (5.04%) Test Analyst
6 4 (3.36%) Senior Developer
6 4 (3.36%) VB Developer
6 4 (3.36%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (3.36%) VB6 Developer
6 4 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (3.36%) CRM Developer
7 3 (2.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (2.52%) AWS Developer
7 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (2.52%) Senior Tester
7 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (2.52%) C# Developer
7 3 (2.52%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (72.27%) SOAP
2 84 (70.59%) Web Services
3 54 (45.38%) HTML
4 49 (41.18%) .NET
5 45 (37.82%) ASP.NET
6 42 (35.29%) Spring
7 35 (29.41%) REST
8 31 (26.05%) AngularJS
9 27 (22.69%) JSP
10 26 (21.85%) JDBC
10 26 (21.85%) Struts
10 26 (21.85%) .NET Framework
11 25 (21.01%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (19.33%) CSS
13 22 (18.49%) JPA
14 20 (16.81%) Hibernate
15 14 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (9.24%) MyBatis
16 11 (9.24%) Java SE
17 10 (8.40%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) NHS
2 10 (8.40%) User Experience
3 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.68%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.84%) CMDB
5 1 (0.84%) W3C
5 1 (0.84%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.24%) UNIX
2 8 (6.72%) Windows
3 4 (3.36%) Linux
4 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.84%) CentOS
4 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (42.02%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (34.45%) Scrum
3 34 (28.57%) OO
3 34 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 31 (26.05%) TDD
5 28 (23.53%) MVC
6 27 (22.69%) Web Development
7 25 (21.01%) BDD
8 13 (10.92%) SOA
9 10 (8.40%) ETL
10 8 (6.72%) Configuration Management
10 8 (6.72%) SDLC
11 7 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.88%) Data Migration
11 7 (5.88%) Migration
11 7 (5.88%) RAD
11 7 (5.88%) RUP
11 7 (5.88%) DSDM
12 6 (5.04%) UML
12 6 (5.04%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 53 (44.54%) C#
2 49 (41.18%) SQL
3 46 (38.66%) Java
3 46 (38.66%) JavaScript
4 18 (15.13%) T-SQL
5 12 (10.08%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.36%) VB6
6 4 (3.36%) PHP
6 4 (3.36%) VBA
6 4 (3.36%) VB
7 3 (2.52%) Perl
8 2 (1.68%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.68%) Python
9 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.84%) C
9 1 (0.84%) Scala
9 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.84%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 36 (30.25%) Security Cleared
2 31 (26.05%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.04%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.84%) Degree
4 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.04%) HL7
3 2 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) Shibboleth
2 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.84%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.68%) Puppet
2 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.84%) Ansible
3 1 (0.84%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 26 (21.85%) Oracle
2 18 (15.13%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.04%) HP
3 6 (5.04%) IBM
4 5 (4.20%) Twitter
5 2 (1.68%) InterSystems
5 2 (1.68%) Alterian
5 2 (1.68%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.84%) ESRI
6 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.84%) Mapinfo
6 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow
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