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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 10 32 16
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -16
Contract jobs citing XML 72 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.08% 3.96% 6.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.86% 21.18% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 16 21
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£300 £305 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £273 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £381 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £346 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
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
168 85 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.19% 18.68% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 60 57
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £145.00 £55.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.63% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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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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 +16 42 £255 -7.27% 7
Newport +3 21 £403 +19.25% 2
Torfaen - 1 £375 -
Bridgend - 1 £270 - 1
Caerphilly - - - -
Vale of Glamorgan - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
XML
Wales

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 56 (56.00%) Java
2 54 (54.00%) Web Services
3 46 (46.00%) SQL
4 41 (41.00%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (36.00%) Spring
6 35 (35.00%) XSLT
7 33 (33.00%) HTML
8 28 (28.00%) J2EE
8 28 (28.00%) Relational Database
9 27 (27.00%) Security Cleared
9 27 (27.00%) JavaScript
10 26 (26.00%) TDD
11 25 (25.00%) Hibernate
12 24 (24.00%) SOAP
13 23 (23.00%) Oracle
14 22 (22.00%) UML
14 22 (22.00%) BDD
15 21 (21.00%) REST
16 20 (20.00%) SC Cleared
17 19 (19.00%) WebSphere
18 18 (18.00%) Selenium
18 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
18 18 (18.00%) IBM
19 17 (17.00%) Scrum
19 17 (17.00%) .NET
20 16 (16.00%) Subversion
21 15 (15.00%) Finance
21 15 (15.00%) CSS
22 14 (14.00%) JUnit
22 14 (14.00%) C#

XML
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 19 (19.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (13.00%) FileNet
3 11 (11.00%) Tomcat
4 9 (9.00%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.00%) Apache
5 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.00%) IIS
7 2 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.00%) Kentico
8 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.00%) Confluence
8 1 (1.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) SMS
1 3 (3.00%) Intranet
2 2 (2.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.00%) HTTP
2 2 (2.00%) SSL
3 1 (1.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.00%) Relational Database
2 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (14.00%) RDBMS
4 10 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (8.00%) DB2
6 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.00%) MySQL
8 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.00%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.00%) Star Schema
10 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (18.00%) Selenium
2 16 (16.00%) Subversion
3 14 (14.00%) JUnit
4 13 (13.00%) Maven
5 9 (9.00%) Visual Studio
6 7 (7.00%) Ant
6 7 (7.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (5.00%) JIRA
7 5 (5.00%) Eclipse
7 5 (5.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (4.00%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.00%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.00%) Hudson
9 3 (3.00%) Git (software)
10 2 (2.00%) Calabash
10 2 (2.00%) Apache Ivy
10 2 (2.00%) eggPlant
10 2 (2.00%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.00%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.00%) JBehave
General
1 15 (15.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.00%) Local Government
4 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 77 (77.00%) Developer
2 47 (47.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (10.00%) Architect
4 9 (9.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Designer
6 7 (7.00%) Technical Architect
6 7 (7.00%) C++ Developer
7 6 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.00%) Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.00%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.00%) Systems Developer
10 2 (2.00%) XML Developer
10 2 (2.00%) Automated Test Developer
10 2 (2.00%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (2.00%) Applications Architect
11 1 (1.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (54.00%) Web Services
2 36 (36.00%) Spring
3 35 (35.00%) XSLT
4 33 (33.00%) HTML
5 28 (28.00%) J2EE
6 25 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 24 (24.00%) SOAP
8 21 (21.00%) REST
9 17 (17.00%) .NET
10 15 (15.00%) CSS
11 14 (14.00%) Java SE
12 13 (13.00%) Struts
12 13 (13.00%) XML Schema
13 12 (12.00%) ASP.NET
13 12 (12.00%) JSON
13 12 (12.00%) MyBatis
14 11 (11.00%) WCF
15 8 (8.00%) .NET Framework
16 7 (7.00%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (7.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Open Source
2 4 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.00%) AS400
3 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.00%) NHS
4 2 (2.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.00%) iSeries
5 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.00%) Linux
2 3 (3.00%) UNIX
3 2 (2.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (41.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.00%) TDD
3 22 (22.00%) UML
3 22 (22.00%) BDD
4 17 (17.00%) Scrum
5 11 (11.00%) RAD
6 10 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (9.00%) OO
7 9 (9.00%) MVC
7 9 (9.00%) SOA
8 8 (8.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.00%) OOD
10 5 (5.00%) Workflow
10 5 (5.00%) Test Automation
11 4 (4.00%) Automated Testing
11 4 (4.00%) Web Design
12 3 (3.00%) OOA/OOD
12 3 (3.00%) Software Engineering
12 3 (3.00%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 56 (56.00%) Java
2 46 (46.00%) SQL
3 27 (27.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.00%) C#
5 10 (10.00%) XPath
6 7 (7.00%) C++
7 5 (5.00%) VC++
8 3 (3.00%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.00%) Scala
9 2 (2.00%) XQuery
9 2 (2.00%) Groovy
10 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.00%) Perl
10 1 (1.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (27.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.00%) MCITP
4 1 (1.00%) MCSD
4 1 (1.00%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.00%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (23.00%) Oracle
2 18 (18.00%) IBM
3 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.00%) Thunderhead
5 3 (3.00%) Citrix
6 2 (2.00%) HP
7 1 (1.00%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.00%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.00%) Twitter
7 1 (1.00%) Informatica
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