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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 17 14 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs citing XML 62 57 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.48% 10.14% 4.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.67% 35.63% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 17
Average daily rate
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£250 £278 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.90% -5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £185 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £145.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-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
209 160 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.96% 28.47% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 123 52
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £145.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.79% +163.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 50 £250 - 3
Newport -11 5 £388 -7.73% 2
Neath Port Talbot - 5 £240 - 1
XML
Wales

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 95 (70.90%) SOAP
2 94 (70.15%) Web Services
3 70 (52.24%) SQL Server
4 68 (50.75%) HTML
5 62 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (44.03%) SQL
7 58 (43.28%) C#
8 56 (41.79%) Java
9 55 (41.04%) .NET
10 54 (40.30%) JavaScript
11 53 (39.55%) Scrum
12 52 (38.81%) Spring
13 51 (38.06%) ASP.NET
14 43 (32.09%) OO
14 43 (32.09%) Security Cleared
15 39 (29.10%) TDD
16 38 (28.36%) SQL Server 2008
17 37 (27.61%) AngularJS
18 36 (26.87%) REST
18 36 (26.87%) Unit Testing
18 36 (26.87%) SC Cleared
19 34 (25.37%) MVC
19 34 (25.37%) CSS
20 30 (22.39%) Web Development
21 29 (21.64%) .NET Framework
21 29 (21.64%) Oracle
21 29 (21.64%) Hibernate
22 28 (20.90%) ASP.NET MVC
23 27 (20.15%) JSP
23 27 (20.15%) HTTP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (17.91%) IIS
2 16 (11.94%) Tomcat
2 16 (11.94%) WebSphere
3 13 (9.70%) JBoss
4 11 (8.21%) Confluence
5 5 (3.73%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.99%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.49%) Apache
7 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.49%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.75%) nginx
8 1 (0.75%) Node.js
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.75%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.75%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 6 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.15%) HTTP
2 2 (1.49%) Intranet
2 2 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (52.24%) SQL Server
2 38 (28.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (19.40%) Relational Database
4 23 (17.16%) MySQL
5 13 (9.70%) MongoDB
5 13 (9.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (8.96%) SQL Server 2000
7 11 (8.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (8.21%) NoSQL
8 10 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (5.22%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database
12 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (2.24%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.49%) InterSystems Cache
14 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.75%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 26 (19.40%) Visual Studio
2 25 (18.66%) Subversion
3 24 (17.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (14.93%) Eclipse
5 17 (12.69%) Maven
6 14 (10.45%) Jenkins
7 13 (9.70%) Hudson
8 11 (8.21%) JIRA
8 11 (8.21%) Selenium
8 11 (8.21%) Spock
8 11 (8.21%) Geb
9 8 (5.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (5.97%) Cucumber
10 7 (5.22%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.24%) Ant
12 2 (1.49%) Rational Application Developer
12 2 (1.49%) Apache Continuum
12 2 (1.49%) Toad
12 2 (1.49%) JDeveloper
13 1 (0.75%) JMeter
General
1 6 (4.48%) Back Office
1 6 (4.48%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.73%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (2.99%) Finance
4 2 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 116 (86.57%) Developer
2 51 (38.06%) Java Developer
3 37 (27.61%) .NET Developer
4 13 (9.70%) Software Developer
5 11 (8.21%) SQL Developer
6 6 (4.48%) Analyst
6 6 (4.48%) Test Analyst
7 5 (3.73%) Senior Developer
7 5 (3.73%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (3.73%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (2.99%) CRM Developer
8 4 (2.99%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (2.99%) VB6 Developer
8 4 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (2.99%) VB Developer
9 3 (2.24%) Senior Tester
9 3 (2.24%) C# Developer
9 3 (2.24%) Tester
9 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (2.24%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (70.90%) SOAP
2 94 (70.15%) Web Services
3 68 (50.75%) HTML
4 55 (41.04%) .NET
5 52 (38.81%) Spring
6 51 (38.06%) ASP.NET
7 37 (27.61%) AngularJS
8 36 (26.87%) REST
9 34 (25.37%) CSS
10 29 (21.64%) Hibernate
10 29 (21.64%) .NET Framework
11 28 (20.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (20.15%) JSP
13 26 (19.40%) JDBC
13 26 (19.40%) Struts
14 25 (18.66%) JPA
15 17 (12.69%) XSLT
16 15 (11.19%) JSF
17 14 (10.45%) J2EE
17 14 (10.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.70%) NHS
2 10 (7.46%) User Experience
3 2 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.75%) CMDB
4 1 (0.75%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.75%) W3C
4 1 (0.75%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.21%) UNIX
2 8 (5.97%) Windows
3 4 (2.99%) Linux
4 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.75%) CentOS
4 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (39.55%) Scrum
3 43 (32.09%) OO
4 39 (29.10%) TDD
5 36 (26.87%) Unit Testing
6 34 (25.37%) MVC
7 30 (22.39%) Web Development
8 25 (18.66%) BDD
9 17 (12.69%) SDLC
10 14 (10.45%) OOA/OOD
10 14 (10.45%) SOA
10 14 (10.45%) Configuration Management
11 13 (9.70%) RUP
11 13 (9.70%) DSDM
11 13 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (8.96%) Open Source
12 12 (8.96%) DevOps
13 11 (8.21%) Test Automation
13 11 (8.21%) Release Management
14 10 (7.46%) UML
Programming Languages
1 59 (44.03%) SQL
2 58 (43.28%) C#
3 56 (41.79%) Java
4 54 (40.30%) JavaScript
5 21 (15.67%) PL/SQL
6 18 (13.43%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.99%) VB
7 4 (2.99%) VB6
7 4 (2.99%) PHP
7 4 (2.99%) VBA
8 3 (2.24%) Perl
9 2 (1.49%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.49%) Python
10 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.75%) C
10 1 (0.75%) Scala
10 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.75%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 43 (32.09%) Security Cleared
2 36 (26.87%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.48%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.75%) Degree
4 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.48%) HL7
3 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.99%) Shibboleth
2 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.75%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.49%) Puppet
2 2 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.75%) Ansible
3 1 (0.75%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 29 (21.64%) Oracle
2 26 (19.40%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.21%) Twitter
4 9 (6.72%) IBM
5 6 (4.48%) HP
6 2 (1.49%) Micro Focus
6 2 (1.49%) InterSystems
6 2 (1.49%) Alterian
7 1 (0.75%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.75%) ESRI
7 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.75%) Mapinfo
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
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Neath, West Glamorgan
Computer People
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