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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 44 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 7 66 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.40% 10.05% 9.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.25% 30.84% 34.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 50 44
Median daily rate £370 £250 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £199 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
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
112 214 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.40% 32.57% 28.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 164 126
Median daily rate £450 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -93.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Bridgend - 3 £500 - 2
Newport -9 1 £300 -25.00% 1
Cardiff -19 1 £275 +10.00% 5
XML
Wales

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (71.05%) HTML
2 26 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (52.63%) Java
5 17 (44.74%) SQL
6 16 (42.11%) CSS
7 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
8 13 (34.21%) jQuery
9 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
10 11 (28.95%) SOAP
10 11 (28.95%) .NET
11 10 (26.32%) JIRA
11 10 (26.32%) Selenium
12 9 (23.68%) Workflow
12 9 (23.68%) Oracle
13 8 (21.05%) OOP
14 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
14 7 (18.42%) Web Services
14 7 (18.42%) Web Design
14 7 (18.42%) TDD
14 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (18.42%) Web Development
14 7 (18.42%) Use Case
15 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
15 6 (15.79%) BPSS Clearance
15 6 (15.79%) Ajax
15 6 (15.79%) Document Management
15 6 (15.79%) Spring
15 6 (15.79%) Scrum
15 6 (15.79%) JUnit

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 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.16%) JBoss
2 5 (13.16%) MQSeries
3 4 (10.53%) Apache
3 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.26%) CMS
4 2 (5.26%) Confluence
4 2 (5.26%) FileNet
4 2 (5.26%) LiveCycle
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.26%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
1 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.53%) SaaS
3 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) LDAP
1 4 (10.53%) SSL
1 4 (10.53%) VPN
2 3 (7.89%) Internet
3 2 (5.26%) Intranet
4 1 (2.63%) Firewall
4 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.63%) SSH
4 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 5 (13.16%) MySQL
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) JIRA
1 10 (26.32%) Selenium
2 6 (15.79%) JUnit
3 5 (13.16%) Cucumber
3 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
4 4 (10.53%) Burp Suite
4 4 (10.53%) DbUnit
4 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.53%) JMeter
4 4 (10.53%) Maven
4 4 (10.53%) Spock
5 3 (7.89%) Ant
5 3 (7.89%) Subversion
6 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.26%) Hudson
6 2 (5.26%) IntelliJ
6 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.63%) JBehave
7 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.63%) MyEclipse
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Welsh Language
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Agile Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Perl Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Perl Web Developer
5 4 (10.53%) PHP Developer
5 4 (10.53%) PHP Zend Developer
5 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Unix Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Cloud Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (71.05%) HTML
2 16 (42.11%) CSS
3 13 (34.21%) jQuery
4 11 (28.95%) .NET
4 11 (28.95%) SOAP
5 7 (18.42%) Web Services
6 6 (15.79%) Ajax
6 6 (15.79%) Spring
7 5 (13.16%) HTML5
7 5 (13.16%) JSF
7 5 (13.16%) LAMP
7 5 (13.16%) XHTML
8 4 (10.53%) JSTS
9 3 (7.89%) CSS3
9 3 (7.89%) EJB
9 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
9 3 (7.89%) PCRE
9 3 (7.89%) Regular Expression
9 3 (7.89%) Zend Framework
10 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Unix
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) Workflow
3 8 (21.05%) OOP
4 7 (18.42%) TDD
4 7 (18.42%) Use Case
4 7 (18.42%) Web Design
4 7 (18.42%) Web Development
5 6 (15.79%) Document Management
5 6 (15.79%) Scrum
6 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
6 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
6 5 (13.16%) ITIL
6 5 (13.16%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Performance Testing
6 5 (13.16%) SDLC
6 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
6 5 (13.16%) V-Model
6 5 (13.16%) Volume Testing
7 4 (10.53%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) JavaScript
2 20 (52.63%) Java
3 17 (44.74%) SQL
4 6 (15.79%) Perl
5 5 (13.16%) C#
5 5 (13.16%) PHP
6 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.89%) C
7 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.63%) Python
8 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.63%) VB
8 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
2 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) CBAP
6 1 (2.63%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) ISEB
6 1 (2.63%) MCP
6 1 (2.63%) MCSD
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.16%) Atlassian
4 4 (10.53%) ServiceNow
4 4 (10.53%) Zend
5 2 (5.26%) Adobe
5 2 (5.26%) Alterian
5 2 (5.26%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) ILOG
5 2 (5.26%) Splunk
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) Perforce
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) VMware