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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 13 37 19
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -18
Contract jobs citing XML 58 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.79% 4.10% 6.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.18% 13.79% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 12
Average daily rate
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£416 £340 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.20% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £288 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
186 174 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 37.80% 29.74% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 109 51
Average daily rate £400 £420 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +5.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
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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 +18 26 £330 -2.94% 1
Newport +7 24 £430 +32.30% 3
Bridgend - 3 £400 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £400 -
XML
Wales

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 58 (53.21%) Web Services
2 55 (50.46%) SOAP
2 55 (50.46%) SQL Server
3 48 (44.04%) C#
4 43 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (37.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 40 (36.70%) .NET
7 38 (34.86%) SQL
8 31 (28.44%) ASP.NET
8 31 (28.44%) REST
9 30 (27.52%) Security Cleared
9 30 (27.52%) HTML
10 29 (26.61%) Unit Testing
11 28 (25.69%) Scrum
12 25 (22.94%) SC Cleared
13 24 (22.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 24 (22.02%) CSS
14 21 (19.27%) T-SQL
14 21 (19.27%) MVC
14 21 (19.27%) TDD
14 21 (19.27%) SQL Server 2005
15 20 (18.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (18.35%) JavaScript
16 19 (17.43%) Java
16 19 (17.43%) Visual Studio
16 19 (17.43%) Microsoft
16 19 (17.43%) BDD
16 19 (17.43%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (16.51%) SOA
18 17 (15.60%) SQL Server 2000

XML
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 15 (13.76%) SharePoint
1 15 (13.76%) IIS
2 12 (11.01%) Tomcat
2 12 (11.01%) JBoss
2 12 (11.01%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.75%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.75%) Apache
4 2 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.92%) nginx
5 1 (0.92%) Node.js
5 1 (0.92%) ArcSDE
5 1 (0.92%) Zope
5 1 (0.92%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.92%) CICS
5 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (8.26%) MS Office
2 7 (6.42%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.75%) Magento
2 3 (2.75%) Shopify
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.26%) Intranet
2 7 (6.42%) HTTP
3 6 (5.50%) Internet
4 1 (0.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (50.46%) SQL Server
2 41 (37.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (22.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (19.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (15.60%) SQL Server 2000
6 15 (13.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (5.50%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.75%) MySQL
10 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.92%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (17.43%) Visual Studio
1 19 (17.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (14.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 15 (13.76%) Subversion
4 13 (11.93%) Eclipse
5 9 (8.26%) Cucumber
6 7 (6.42%) Jenkins
7 6 (5.50%) JUnit
8 5 (4.59%) Git (software)
8 5 (4.59%) Jasmine
9 4 (3.67%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.75%) XMLUnit
10 3 (2.75%) Maven
11 2 (1.83%) Toad
11 2 (1.83%) JDeveloper
11 2 (1.83%) JIRA
11 2 (1.83%) Rational Application Developer
11 2 (1.83%) Hudson
11 2 (1.83%) Apache Continuum
12 1 (0.92%) DbUnit
General
1 9 (8.26%) Finance
2 8 (7.34%) Back Office
3 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.75%) Publishing
5 2 (1.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 70 (64.22%) Developer
2 21 (19.27%) .NET Developer
3 15 (13.76%) Analyst
4 14 (12.84%) SQL Developer
5 11 (10.09%) Java Developer
6 9 (8.26%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Data Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.59%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) PHP Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Web Manager
9 4 (3.67%) Web Project Manager
9 4 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 4 (3.67%) CRM Developer
9 4 (3.67%) AWS Developer
10 3 (2.75%) PHP Magento Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Magento Developer
10 3 (2.75%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.75%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (53.21%) Web Services
2 55 (50.46%) SOAP
3 40 (36.70%) .NET
4 31 (28.44%) ASP.NET
4 31 (28.44%) REST
5 30 (27.52%) HTML
6 24 (22.02%) CSS
7 20 (18.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (14.68%) HTML5
8 16 (14.68%) .NET Framework
9 15 (13.76%) WCF
10 11 (10.09%) Spring
10 11 (10.09%) Hibernate
11 10 (9.17%) MyBatis
11 10 (9.17%) Ajax
11 10 (9.17%) jQuery
11 10 (9.17%) Java SE
12 9 (8.26%) CSS3
13 8 (7.34%) XHTML
13 8 (7.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) NHS
2 8 (7.34%) Replication
3 7 (6.42%) User Experience
4 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.75%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.83%) Clustering
7 2 (1.83%) Open Source
8 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.92%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.26%) UNIX
2 4 (3.67%) Windows
2 4 (3.67%) Linux
3 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.61%) Unit Testing
3 28 (25.69%) Scrum
4 21 (19.27%) MVC
4 21 (19.27%) TDD
5 19 (17.43%) BDD
6 18 (16.51%) SOA
7 14 (12.84%) Migration
8 11 (10.09%) Data Migration
9 10 (9.17%) Information Security
9 10 (9.17%) Software Engineering
10 9 (8.26%) E-Commerce
10 9 (8.26%) ETL
11 8 (7.34%) Data Modelling
11 8 (7.34%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (6.42%) Web Design
12 7 (6.42%) UML
13 6 (5.50%) Use Case
13 6 (5.50%) Content Management
13 6 (5.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 48 (44.04%) C#
2 38 (34.86%) SQL
3 21 (19.27%) T-SQL
4 20 (18.35%) JavaScript
5 19 (17.43%) Java
6 6 (5.50%) PHP
7 5 (4.59%) Scala
7 5 (4.59%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.67%) Ruby
9 3 (2.75%) Perl
10 2 (1.83%) C
10 2 (1.83%) COBOL
10 2 (1.83%) Python
11 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.92%) Groovy
11 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (27.52%) Security Cleared
2 25 (22.94%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.59%) ISEB
4 4 (3.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.83%) Degree
5 2 (1.83%) CBAP
6 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.75%) QA
2 3 (2.75%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (7.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (17.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.26%) Oracle
3 8 (7.34%) HP
4 6 (5.50%) Business Objects
4 6 (5.50%) Alterian
5 4 (3.67%) Casewise
6 3 (2.75%) Progress
7 2 (1.83%) IBM
7 2 (1.83%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.92%) Zend
8 1 (0.92%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.92%) ESRI
8 1 (0.92%) ILOG
8 1 (0.92%) Sybase
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