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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 10 28 16
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 55 17 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.50% 4.23% 8.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.01% 25.37% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 10 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £363 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £394 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £26.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.29% -30.00%
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
141 67 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.91% 16.67% 26.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 39 49
Average daily rate £450 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £423 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +12 45 £400 +3.22% 15
Newport -1 2 £435 +16.00% 1
Torfaen - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
XML
Wales

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 44 (41.12%) Web Services
2 37 (34.58%) HTML
3 36 (33.64%) SQL Server
4 32 (29.91%) SOAP
4 32 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (28.04%) Java
6 28 (26.17%) CSS
7 26 (24.30%) JSON
8 25 (23.36%) Security Cleared
8 25 (23.36%) JavaScript
8 25 (23.36%) SQL
8 25 (23.36%) XSLT
9 23 (21.50%) Microsoft
9 23 (21.50%) .NET
10 22 (20.56%) HTML5
11 21 (19.63%) C#
12 20 (18.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (17.76%) REST
13 19 (17.76%) SC Cleared
13 19 (17.76%) Oracle
13 19 (17.76%) Scrum
14 18 (16.82%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (16.82%) jQuery
15 16 (14.95%) WCF
15 16 (14.95%) SharePoint
15 16 (14.95%) UML
16 15 (14.02%) Web Design
16 15 (14.02%) MVC
16 15 (14.02%) Ajax
16 15 (14.02%) CSS3

XML
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 16 (14.95%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.35%) Apache
3 6 (5.61%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.74%) IIS
4 4 (3.74%) FileNet
5 3 (2.80%) Confluence
5 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.80%) JBoss
5 3 (2.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.87%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.87%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.93%) Zope
7 1 (0.93%) Mule
7 1 (0.93%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.93%) CICS
Applications
1 9 (8.41%) MS Office
2 7 (6.54%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.93%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Magento
1 3 (2.80%) Shopify
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.28%) Intranet
2 7 (6.54%) Internet
2 7 (6.54%) HTTP
3 1 (0.93%) VPN
3 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.64%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (16.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (12.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (11.21%) SQL Server 2000
6 10 (9.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (9.35%) Relational Database
7 9 (8.41%) MongoDB
8 8 (7.48%) DB2
9 4 (3.74%) MySQL
9 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.87%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.93%) Jackrabbit
11 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (10.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 9 (8.41%) Subversion
3 8 (7.48%) JUnit
3 8 (7.48%) Visual Studio
4 7 (6.54%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.67%) Maven
5 5 (4.67%) JIRA
5 5 (4.67%) Selenium
5 5 (4.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.67%) Jasmine
6 4 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.80%) XMLUnit
7 3 (2.80%) Hudson
7 3 (2.80%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.87%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.87%) DbUnit
9 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.93%) Ant
9 1 (0.93%) Xcode
9 1 (0.93%) TestNG
General
1 7 (6.54%) Finance
2 6 (5.61%) Back Office
3 3 (2.80%) Publishing
4 1 (0.93%) Local Government
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (52.34%) Developer
2 16 (14.95%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.02%) Architect
4 13 (12.15%) Technical Architect
4 13 (12.15%) Analyst
5 10 (9.35%) SQL Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Designer
6 9 (8.41%) PHP Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Data Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.67%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Web Project Manager
8 5 (4.67%) SharePoint Developer
8 5 (4.67%) Web Manager
9 4 (3.74%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.80%) Systems Developer
10 3 (2.80%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.80%) XML Developer
10 3 (2.80%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (41.12%) Web Services
2 37 (34.58%) HTML
3 32 (29.91%) SOAP
4 28 (26.17%) CSS
5 26 (24.30%) JSON
6 25 (23.36%) XSLT
7 23 (21.50%) .NET
8 22 (20.56%) HTML5
9 19 (17.76%) REST
10 18 (16.82%) jQuery
11 16 (14.95%) WCF
12 15 (14.02%) Ajax
12 15 (14.02%) CSS3
13 13 (12.15%) J2EE
13 13 (12.15%) XML Schema
14 9 (8.41%) ASP.NET
15 8 (7.48%) Hibernate
15 8 (7.48%) Spring
16 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC
17 5 (4.67%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) NHS
2 10 (9.35%) Replication
2 10 (9.35%) Open Source
3 7 (6.54%) User Experience
4 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.87%) Clustering
6 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) iSeries
7 1 (0.93%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.93%) AS400
7 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.80%) Windows
2 2 (1.87%) Linux
2 2 (1.87%) UNIX
3 1 (0.93%) Android
3 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (17.76%) Scrum
3 16 (14.95%) UML
4 15 (14.02%) Web Design
4 15 (14.02%) MVC
5 14 (13.08%) TDD
6 11 (10.28%) Migration
7 9 (8.41%) OO
7 9 (8.41%) E-Commerce
7 9 (8.41%) SOA
8 8 (7.48%) Data Modelling
8 8 (7.48%) Software Engineering
8 8 (7.48%) Data Migration
9 7 (6.54%) Information Security
10 6 (5.61%) Content Management
10 6 (5.61%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (5.61%) User Stories
11 5 (4.67%) BDD
11 5 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.04%) Java
2 25 (23.36%) JavaScript
2 25 (23.36%) SQL
3 21 (19.63%) C#
4 12 (11.21%) T-SQL
5 11 (10.28%) PHP
5 11 (10.28%) XPath
6 7 (6.54%) Scala
7 5 (4.67%) Ruby
8 2 (1.87%) C
8 2 (1.87%) Python
8 2 (1.87%) C++
9 1 (0.93%) COBOL
9 1 (0.93%) Perl
9 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.93%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 25 (23.36%) Security Cleared
2 19 (17.76%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.67%) ISEB
4 2 (1.87%) CBAP
4 2 (1.87%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) Degree
5 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (21.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.76%) Oracle
3 6 (5.61%) Alterian
4 4 (3.74%) Casewise
4 4 (3.74%) IBM
5 3 (2.80%) Progress
5 3 (2.80%) HP
5 3 (2.80%) Citrix
6 2 (1.87%) ILOG
6 2 (1.87%) Twitter
7 1 (0.93%) Kofax
7 1 (0.93%) Zend
7 1 (0.93%) Splunk
7 1 (0.93%) Informatica
7 1 (0.93%) Adobe
7 1 (0.93%) Sybase
7 1 (0.93%) Business Objects
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Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375.00 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Stott & May
Rate: From £375 to £450 per day £competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago