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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 24 14 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +26
Contract jobs citing XML 31 72 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.81% 13.09% 4.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.75% 34.29% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 50 20
Median daily rate £400 £415 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.89%
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
157 210 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 34.51% 38.18% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 161 121
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.90 - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 24 £400 +16.78% 1
Newport -7 1 £400 -6.97%
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
XML
Wales

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 50 (65.79%) HTML
2 38 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 38 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (43.42%) Java
4 31 (40.79%) SQL
5 29 (38.16%) Security Cleared
6 27 (35.53%) jQuery
7 26 (34.21%) SQL Server
8 22 (28.95%) MS Excel
8 22 (28.95%) SC Cleared
9 21 (27.63%) Selenium
9 21 (27.63%) CSS
10 20 (26.32%) Scrum
11 19 (25.00%) SOAP
11 19 (25.00%) TDD
12 18 (23.68%) JIRA
12 18 (23.68%) Web Services
13 17 (22.37%) Unix
13 17 (22.37%) Oracle
13 17 (22.37%) .NET
14 16 (21.05%) Perl
14 16 (21.05%) OO
15 15 (19.74%) MS Visio
15 15 (19.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (18.42%) JUnit
17 13 (17.11%) Subversion
17 13 (17.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 13 (17.11%) Web Development
18 12 (15.79%) Document Management
18 12 (15.79%) JSF

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 (14.47%) Confluence
1 11 (14.47%) JBoss
2 10 (13.16%) Apache
3 9 (11.84%) FileNet
3 9 (11.84%) LiveCycle
4 8 (10.53%) IIS
5 7 (9.21%) GeoServer
5 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
5 7 (9.21%) Tomcat
6 5 (6.58%) MQSeries
7 4 (5.26%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.63%) CMS
8 2 (2.63%) Umbraco
9 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 15 (19.74%) MS Visio
3 10 (13.16%) MS Office
4 7 (9.21%) Gliffy
4 7 (9.21%) MS Project
5 3 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.26%) SaaS
3 2 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) Firewall
2 4 (5.26%) LDAP
2 4 (5.26%) SSL
2 4 (5.26%) VPN
3 3 (3.95%) HTTPS
3 3 (3.95%) Internet
3 3 (3.95%) SSH
3 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.95%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (19.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (17.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (15.79%) Oracle Database
5 8 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (9.21%) MySQL
7 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (6.58%) MongoDB
9 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
9 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.95%) Redis
10 2 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (2.63%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (1.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (27.63%) Selenium
2 18 (23.68%) JIRA
3 14 (18.42%) JUnit
4 13 (17.11%) Subversion
5 12 (15.79%) Maven
5 12 (15.79%) Visual Studio
6 11 (14.47%) Cucumber
6 11 (14.47%) DbUnit
6 11 (14.47%) Git (software)
6 11 (14.47%) Spock
7 9 (11.84%) Ant
7 9 (11.84%) Eclipse
7 9 (11.84%) Hudson
8 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (5.26%) Burp Suite
9 4 (5.26%) Concordion
9 4 (5.26%) JMeter
10 3 (3.95%) IntelliJ
10 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
11 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Legal
2 2 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.63%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 40 (52.63%) Developer
2 20 (26.32%) Analyst
3 14 (18.42%) Java Developer
4 13 (17.11%) Test Analyst
5 10 (13.16%) .NET Developer
5 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Perl Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Lead Test Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) DBA
8 6 (7.89%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) Consultant
9 5 (6.58%) Data Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (6.58%) Unix Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Agile Developer
10 4 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Perl Web Developer
10 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) ServiceNow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (65.79%) HTML
2 27 (35.53%) jQuery
3 21 (27.63%) CSS
4 19 (25.00%) SOAP
5 18 (23.68%) Web Services
6 17 (22.37%) .NET
7 12 (15.79%) JSF
8 11 (14.47%) Ajax
8 11 (14.47%) JSTS
9 10 (13.16%) Java EE
9 10 (13.16%) Spring
9 10 (13.16%) XHTML
10 9 (11.84%) Hibernate
11 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET
12 7 (9.21%) Dojo
12 7 (9.21%) Java SE
12 7 (9.21%) JPA
12 7 (9.21%) JRules
12 7 (9.21%) LAMP
12 7 (9.21%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Replication
2 6 (7.89%) NHS
2 6 (7.89%) PKI
3 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.58%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.95%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.95%) DataPower
4 3 (3.95%) User Experience
5 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.37%) Unix
2 3 (3.95%) Linux
2 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (3.95%) Windows
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.32%) Scrum
3 19 (25.00%) TDD
4 16 (21.05%) OO
5 13 (17.11%) Web Development
6 12 (15.79%) Document Management
7 11 (14.47%) SDLC
7 11 (14.47%) Software Testing
8 10 (13.16%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (13.16%) Test Management
8 10 (13.16%) Workflow
9 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2
9 9 (11.84%) Software Engineering
10 8 (10.53%) MVC
10 8 (10.53%) OOP
10 8 (10.53%) Project Management
10 8 (10.53%) Web Design
11 7 (9.21%) Integration Testing
11 7 (9.21%) ITIL
11 7 (9.21%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 33 (43.42%) Java
3 31 (40.79%) SQL
4 16 (21.05%) Perl
5 10 (13.16%) C#
5 10 (13.16%) T-SQL
6 7 (9.21%) PHP
7 6 (7.89%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.26%) ANSI SQL
9 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.95%) C
9 3 (3.95%) Go
9 3 (3.95%) Python
9 3 (3.95%) Scala
9 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.63%) XPath
11 1 (1.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (38.16%) Security Cleared
2 22 (28.95%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 8 (10.53%) ISTQB
5 6 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (6.58%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.32%) CBAP
7 1 (1.32%) Degree
7 1 (1.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) HL7
2 7 (9.21%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (9.21%) QA
3 4 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.95%) Ansible
2 3 (3.95%) yum
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (22.37%) Oracle
2 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.84%) Adobe
3 9 (11.84%) ILOG
3 9 (11.84%) Splunk
4 7 (9.21%) Kofax
5 5 (6.58%) Atlassian
6 4 (5.26%) ServiceNow
6 4 (5.26%) Zend
7 3 (3.95%) Cisco
7 3 (3.95%) F5
7 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.95%) VMware
8 2 (2.63%) Alterian
8 2 (2.63%) HP