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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 15 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 52 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.14% 7.07% 8.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.14% 28.45% 36.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 21
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£338 £281 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £232 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £145.00 £11.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1160.86% -28.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +20.00%
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
167 116 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.35% 24.84% 24.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 78 59
Average daily rate £350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £145.00 £18.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+664.36% +5.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +2 39 £331 +22.68% 7
Newport -4 12 £350 -6.66% 4
Bridgend - 2 £323 - 1
Glamorgan - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 2
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
XML
Wales

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 59 (52.68%) Java
2 56 (50.00%) Web Services
3 52 (46.43%) SQL
4 44 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (37.50%) HTML
6 39 (34.82%) XSLT
7 38 (33.93%) Spring
8 34 (30.36%) JavaScript
9 32 (28.57%) Relational Database
10 31 (27.68%) Security Cleared
11 29 (25.89%) J2EE
12 28 (25.00%) Oracle
12 28 (25.00%) SOAP
12 28 (25.00%) TDD
13 26 (23.21%) Hibernate
13 26 (23.21%) UML
14 25 (22.32%) SC Cleared
14 25 (22.32%) REST
15 24 (21.43%) SQL Server
16 22 (19.64%) JSON
17 21 (18.75%) BDD
18 20 (17.86%) Scrum
18 20 (17.86%) IBM
19 19 (16.96%) Subversion
19 19 (16.96%) CSS
19 19 (16.96%) WebSphere
20 18 (16.07%) Selenium
21 17 (15.18%) .NET
22 16 (14.29%) JUnit
22 16 (14.29%) XML Schema

XML
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 19 (16.96%) WebSphere
2 16 (14.29%) FileNet
3 11 (9.82%) Apache
3 11 (9.82%) Tomcat
4 8 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.57%) IIS
6 3 (2.68%) Confluence
7 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.89%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.89%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) SMS
1 3 (2.68%) HTTP
2 2 (1.79%) SSL
2 2 (1.79%) Intranet
2 2 (1.79%) Internet
3 1 (0.89%) VPN
3 1 (0.89%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 24 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 14 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 10 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (7.14%) DB2
5 8 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.57%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.57%) MySQL
8 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.89%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 19 (16.96%) Subversion
2 18 (16.07%) Selenium
3 16 (14.29%) JUnit
4 13 (11.61%) Maven
5 10 (8.93%) Visual Studio
6 8 (7.14%) Ant
7 6 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (5.36%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.46%) JIRA
8 5 (4.46%) Hudson
9 4 (3.57%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.68%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.68%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.79%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.79%) JBehave
11 2 (1.79%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.79%) JMeter
11 2 (1.79%) PowerBuilder
11 2 (1.79%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.79%) Apache Ivy
General
1 12 (10.71%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Banking
3 4 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (0.89%) Retail
4 1 (0.89%) Local Government
4 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 87 (77.68%) Developer
2 49 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 13 (11.61%) Architect
4 11 (9.82%) Technical Architect
4 11 (9.82%) Designer
5 9 (8.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (6.25%) C++ Developer
7 6 (5.36%) PHP Developer
8 4 (3.57%) .NET Developer
9 3 (2.68%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.68%) Lead Developer
9 3 (2.68%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.68%) Analyst
9 3 (2.68%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.68%) Systems Developer
9 3 (2.68%) XML Developer
10 2 (1.79%) Automated Test Developer
10 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Developer
10 2 (1.79%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (1.79%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (50.00%) Web Services
2 42 (37.50%) HTML
3 39 (34.82%) XSLT
4 38 (33.93%) Spring
5 29 (25.89%) J2EE
6 28 (25.00%) SOAP
7 26 (23.21%) Hibernate
8 25 (22.32%) REST
9 22 (19.64%) JSON
10 19 (16.96%) CSS
11 17 (15.18%) .NET
12 16 (14.29%) XML Schema
13 14 (12.50%) Struts
13 14 (12.50%) Java SE
14 13 (11.61%) MyBatis
15 10 (8.93%) HTML5
15 10 (8.93%) WCF
15 10 (8.93%) Ajax
15 10 (8.93%) ASP.NET
16 8 (7.14%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) Open Source
2 4 (3.57%) NHS
2 4 (3.57%) AS400
3 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.79%) Replication
4 2 (1.79%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.89%) User Experience
5 1 (0.89%) iSeries
5 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.57%) Windows
2 3 (2.68%) UNIX
2 3 (2.68%) Linux
3 2 (1.79%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.79%) Solaris
4 1 (0.89%) Android
4 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.00%) TDD
3 26 (23.21%) UML
4 21 (18.75%) BDD
5 20 (17.86%) Scrum
6 13 (11.61%) MVC
6 13 (11.61%) OO
7 11 (9.82%) RAD
8 10 (8.93%) Configuration Management
8 10 (8.93%) Unit Testing
9 9 (8.04%) Web Design
9 9 (8.04%) SOA
10 6 (5.36%) Workflow
10 6 (5.36%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (4.46%) OOD
12 4 (3.57%) OOP
12 4 (3.57%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (3.57%) Automated Testing
12 4 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 59 (52.68%) Java
2 52 (46.43%) SQL
3 34 (30.36%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.61%) XPath
5 12 (10.71%) C#
6 8 (7.14%) PHP
7 7 (6.25%) C++
8 5 (4.46%) VC++
9 3 (2.68%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.68%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.79%) XQuery
10 2 (1.79%) Groovy
10 2 (1.79%) Scala
11 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.89%) Ruby
11 1 (0.89%) Python
11 1 (0.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (27.68%) Security Cleared
2 25 (22.32%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.89%) MCITP
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (25.00%) Oracle
2 20 (17.86%) IBM
3 14 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.46%) Thunderhead
5 3 (2.68%) Citrix
6 2 (1.79%) HP
6 2 (1.79%) Twitter
7 1 (0.89%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.89%) Splunk
7 1 (0.89%) Informatica
7 1 (0.89%) ILOG
7 1 (0.89%) Kofax
7 1 (0.89%) Adobe
7 1 (0.89%) Business Objects
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