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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 25 11 31
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Contract jobs citing XML 42 50 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.64% 9.71% 3.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.15% 36.23% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 35 10
Average daily rate £328 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £284 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.55 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +18.51%
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
167 138 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.36% 26.80% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 105 44
Average daily rate £370 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £283 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £66.00 £22.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -88.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -16 34 £325 -18.75% 7
Neath Port Talbot - 4 £238 -
Bridgend - 3 £450 -
XML
Wales

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 83 (68.03%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (63.11%) HTML
3 71 (58.20%) Scrum
4 70 (57.38%) SQL
5 63 (51.64%) JavaScript
6 62 (50.82%) SQL Server
7 60 (49.18%) C#
8 57 (46.72%) CSS
9 55 (45.08%) Web Services
9 55 (45.08%) .NET
10 50 (40.98%) TDD
11 48 (39.34%) MVC
12 47 (38.52%) ASP.NET
13 46 (37.70%) SOAP
14 44 (36.07%) Microsoft
15 40 (32.79%) OO
16 36 (29.51%) Team Foundation Server
17 35 (28.69%) Ajax
17 35 (28.69%) Java
18 30 (24.59%) Security Cleared
18 30 (24.59%) Unit Testing
19 29 (23.77%) ASP.NET MVC
20 28 (22.95%) jQuery
21 27 (22.13%) Software Testing
21 27 (22.13%) Software Engineering
21 27 (22.13%) IIS
22 26 (21.31%) XSLT
23 22 (18.03%) UML
23 22 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
24 21 (17.21%) SQL Server 2008

XML
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (22.13%) IIS
2 12 (9.84%) Confluence
2 12 (9.84%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.74%) Apache
4 6 (4.92%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (4.10%) JBoss
5 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.10%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.28%) FileNet
6 4 (3.28%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.82%) CMS
7 1 (0.82%) Mule
7 1 (0.82%) Node.js
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (15.57%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.48%) MS Visio
3 9 (7.38%) MS Office
4 7 (5.74%) MS Project
5 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.48%) HTTP
2 5 (4.10%) Firewall
3 2 (1.64%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.64%) Internet
3 2 (1.64%) SSH
3 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (50.82%) SQL Server
2 21 (17.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (13.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 15 (12.30%) Oracle Database
5 13 (10.66%) MongoDB
5 13 (10.66%) Relational Database
6 11 (9.02%) NoSQL
6 11 (9.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (8.20%) RDBMS
7 10 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (5.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (4.92%) Neo4j
10 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (3.28%) MySQL
11 4 (3.28%) Redis
12 2 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 36 (29.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (13.93%) Selenium
3 16 (13.11%) Maven
4 13 (10.66%) Subversion
4 13 (10.66%) Visual Studio
5 12 (9.84%) JIRA
6 10 (8.20%) Eclipse
6 10 (8.20%) Hudson
6 10 (8.20%) Spock
7 8 (6.56%) Ant
7 8 (6.56%) Cucumber
7 8 (6.56%) Jenkins
8 6 (4.92%) Geb
8 6 (4.92%) JUnit
9 5 (4.10%) Git (software)
10 4 (3.28%) DbUnit
11 3 (2.46%) Concordion
11 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (1.64%) IntelliJ
13 1 (0.82%) Dreamweaver
General
1 15 (12.30%) Finance
2 13 (10.66%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (5.74%) Back Office
4 4 (3.28%) Legal
5 1 (0.82%) Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 96 (78.69%) Developer
2 49 (40.16%) .NET Developer
3 32 (26.23%) SQL Developer
4 22 (18.03%) Java Developer
5 14 (11.48%) Analyst
6 11 (9.02%) SQL Server Developer
6 11 (9.02%) Test Analyst
7 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (7.38%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 7 (5.74%) Lead Test Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.92%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (4.10%) DBA
10 5 (4.10%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (4.10%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.10%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.28%) Perl Developer
11 4 (3.28%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (63.11%) HTML
2 57 (46.72%) CSS
3 55 (45.08%) .NET
3 55 (45.08%) Web Services
4 47 (38.52%) ASP.NET
5 46 (37.70%) SOAP
6 35 (28.69%) Ajax
7 29 (23.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (22.95%) jQuery
9 26 (21.31%) XSLT
10 20 (16.39%) .NET Framework
10 20 (16.39%) Hibernate
11 19 (15.57%) Spring
11 19 (15.57%) WCF
12 16 (13.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 16 (13.11%) XForms
13 15 (12.30%) JSF
14 14 (11.48%) J2EE
15 13 (10.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 12 (9.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.57%) NHS
2 5 (4.10%) PKI
3 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.28%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.28%) Replication
4 3 (2.46%) DataPower
5 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.64%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.82%) BBC
6 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.82%) iSeries
6 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.82%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.48%) Unix
2 6 (4.92%) Windows
3 2 (1.64%) Linux
3 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (68.03%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (58.20%) Scrum
3 50 (40.98%) TDD
4 48 (39.34%) MVC
5 40 (32.79%) OO
6 30 (24.59%) Unit Testing
7 27 (22.13%) Software Engineering
7 27 (22.13%) Software Testing
8 22 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (18.03%) UML
9 20 (16.39%) Data Modelling
10 17 (13.93%) SDLC
11 16 (13.11%) Regression Testing
12 15 (12.30%) OOP
13 12 (9.84%) High Availability
14 11 (9.02%) Data Security
14 11 (9.02%) MSF
15 10 (8.20%) OOA/OOD
15 10 (8.20%) OOD
15 10 (8.20%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (57.38%) SQL
2 63 (51.64%) JavaScript
3 60 (49.18%) C#
4 35 (28.69%) Java
5 19 (15.57%) T-SQL
6 15 (12.30%) PL/SQL
6 15 (12.30%) XPath
7 14 (11.48%) Perl
8 6 (4.92%) Go
8 6 (4.92%) Scala
9 3 (2.46%) ANSI SQL
9 3 (2.46%) PHP
9 3 (2.46%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.64%) Python
10 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.64%) VBScript
11 1 (0.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (24.59%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.57%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.56%) ISTQB
4 7 (5.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (4.10%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.64%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.64%) Degree
6 2 (1.64%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (5.74%) HL7
3 5 (4.10%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.46%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.92%) Shibboleth
2 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.64%) Ansible
2 2 (1.64%) yum
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 44 (36.07%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.75%) Oracle
3 12 (9.84%) Red Gate
4 10 (8.20%) IBM
5 6 (4.92%) Twitter
6 5 (4.10%) Adobe
7 4 (3.28%) ILOG
7 4 (3.28%) Kofax
7 4 (3.28%) Splunk
8 3 (2.46%) F5
9 2 (1.64%) Cisco
9 2 (1.64%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.64%) VMware
10 1 (0.82%) Macromedia
10 1 (0.82%) Telerik
South Wales
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £495 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 11 days ago