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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 25 11 25
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing XML 24 75 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.07% 12.71% 7.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.35% 35.89% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 58 32
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £212 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £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 £33.00 £37.45 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-11.88% -6.37%
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
124 209 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.22% 35.42% 29.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 167 131
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -10 18 £400 +56.86% 4
Newport -10 1 £400 -6.97% 1
XML
Wales

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 48 (75.00%) HTML
2 36 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (54.69%) JavaScript
4 32 (50.00%) Java
5 27 (42.19%) jQuery
6 26 (40.63%) SQL
7 25 (39.06%) Security Cleared
8 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
9 20 (31.25%) CSS
9 20 (31.25%) MS Excel
9 20 (31.25%) Selenium
10 18 (28.13%) SC Cleared
10 18 (28.13%) SOAP
10 18 (28.13%) TDD
10 18 (28.13%) Scrum
11 17 (26.56%) JIRA
12 15 (23.44%) .NET
13 14 (21.88%) Perl
13 14 (21.88%) JUnit
13 14 (21.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (20.31%) MS Visio
15 12 (18.75%) OO
15 12 (18.75%) Web Services
15 12 (18.75%) Unix
15 12 (18.75%) Oracle
15 12 (18.75%) Subversion
15 12 (18.75%) Document Management
15 12 (18.75%) Maven
15 12 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (18.75%) Git (software)

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 (17.19%) JBoss
2 9 (14.06%) Apache
2 9 (14.06%) Confluence
2 9 (14.06%) FileNet
2 9 (14.06%) LiveCycle
3 8 (12.50%) IIS
4 7 (10.94%) GeoServer
4 7 (10.94%) Tomcat
5 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
6 5 (7.81%) MQSeries
7 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
8 2 (3.13%) CMS
8 2 (3.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 13 (20.31%) MS Visio
3 7 (10.94%) Gliffy
3 7 (10.94%) MS Office
3 7 (10.94%) MS Project
4 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.25%) SaaS
3 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) LDAP
1 4 (6.25%) SSL
1 4 (6.25%) VPN
2 2 (3.13%) Firewall
2 2 (3.13%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.13%) Internet
2 2 (3.13%) Intranet
2 2 (3.13%) SSH
2 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database
5 8 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (9.38%) MySQL
7 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
9 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
9 3 (4.69%) Redis
10 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (31.25%) Selenium
2 17 (26.56%) JIRA
3 14 (21.88%) JUnit
4 12 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 12 (18.75%) Maven
4 12 (18.75%) Subversion
5 11 (17.19%) DbUnit
5 11 (17.19%) Spock
5 11 (17.19%) Visual Studio
6 9 (14.06%) Ant
6 9 (14.06%) Eclipse
6 9 (14.06%) Hudson
7 8 (12.50%) Cucumber
8 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (6.25%) Burp Suite
9 4 (6.25%) Concordion
9 4 (6.25%) JMeter
10 3 (4.69%) IntelliJ
11 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
12 1 (1.56%) JBehave
General
1 5 (7.81%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Legal
2 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.13%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 37 (57.81%) Developer
2 18 (28.13%) Analyst
3 15 (23.44%) Java Developer
4 12 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 9 (14.06%) Perl Developer
7 8 (12.50%) .NET Developer
8 7 (10.94%) Lead Test Analyst
9 5 (7.81%) Agile Developer
9 5 (7.81%) DBA
9 5 (7.81%) Unix Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Consultant
10 4 (6.25%) Data Analyst
10 4 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (6.25%) PHP Developer
10 4 (6.25%) PHP Zend Developer
10 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
10 4 (6.25%) ServiceNow Consultant
10 4 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (75.00%) HTML
2 27 (42.19%) jQuery
3 20 (31.25%) CSS
4 18 (28.13%) SOAP
5 15 (23.44%) .NET
6 12 (18.75%) Web Services
7 11 (17.19%) JSF
7 11 (17.19%) JSTS
7 11 (17.19%) Spring
8 10 (15.63%) Ajax
9 9 (14.06%) Hibernate
9 9 (14.06%) Java EE
9 9 (14.06%) XHTML
10 8 (12.50%) REST
11 7 (10.94%) AngularJS
11 7 (10.94%) Dojo
11 7 (10.94%) Java SE
11 7 (10.94%) JRules
11 7 (10.94%) XSD
12 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Replication
2 6 (9.38%) NHS
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.69%) User Experience
5 2 (3.13%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.13%) PKI
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Unix
2 3 (4.69%) Linux
3 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) Scrum
2 18 (28.13%) TDD
3 12 (18.75%) Document Management
3 12 (18.75%) OO
4 11 (17.19%) Web Development
5 10 (15.63%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (14.06%) Workflow
7 8 (12.50%) OOP
7 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 8 (12.50%) SDLC
7 8 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 8 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 8 (12.50%) Web Design
8 7 (10.94%) Project Management
8 7 (10.94%) Test Management
8 7 (10.94%) Use Case
9 6 (9.38%) ITIL
9 6 (9.38%) MVC
9 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (54.69%) JavaScript
2 32 (50.00%) Java
3 26 (40.63%) SQL
4 14 (21.88%) Perl
5 10 (15.63%) T-SQL
6 8 (12.50%) C#
7 6 (9.38%) PHP
8 4 (6.25%) ANSI SQL
8 4 (6.25%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.69%) C
9 3 (4.69%) Go
9 3 (4.69%) Scala
10 2 (3.13%) Python
10 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (39.06%) Security Cleared
2 18 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 5 (7.81%) BC Cleared
5 5 (7.81%) ISTQB
6 4 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.56%) CBAP
7 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) HL7
2 7 (10.94%) QA
3 6 (9.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (4.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Ansible
1 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.13%) yum
2 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Oracle
2 9 (14.06%) Adobe
2 9 (14.06%) ILOG
2 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.06%) Splunk
3 7 (10.94%) Kofax
4 5 (7.81%) Atlassian
5 4 (6.25%) ServiceNow
5 4 (6.25%) Zend
6 2 (3.13%) Alterian
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco
6 2 (3.13%) HP
6 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.13%) VMware
7 1 (1.56%) Perforce