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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 22 33 17
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing XML 27 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.67% 3.54% 7.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.32% 16.50% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 11
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£400 £381 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +21.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £291 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £399 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.54 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -14.28%
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
111 103 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 23.32% 21.46% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 62 40
Average daily rate £400 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.89% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +11 20 £400 +3.22% 10
Merthyr Tydfil - - - -
Newport - - - - 3
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
XML
Wales

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 36 (38.71%) Web Services
2 35 (37.63%) SQL Server
3 32 (34.41%) HTML
4 28 (30.11%) SOAP
5 27 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (26.88%) CSS
6 25 (26.88%) SQL
7 24 (25.81%) JSON
8 23 (24.73%) Security Cleared
9 22 (23.66%) JavaScript
9 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
10 20 (21.51%) .NET
10 20 (21.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (21.51%) HTML5
11 19 (20.43%) SC Cleared
11 19 (20.43%) Java
12 18 (19.35%) C#
13 17 (18.28%) XSLT
13 17 (18.28%) Scrum
13 17 (18.28%) jQuery
13 17 (18.28%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (17.20%) REST
15 15 (16.13%) CSS3
15 15 (16.13%) WCF
15 15 (16.13%) Ajax
16 14 (15.05%) Oracle
16 14 (15.05%) UML
16 14 (15.05%) SharePoint
17 13 (13.98%) MVC
18 12 (12.90%) NHS

XML
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 14 (15.05%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.75%) Apache
3 4 (4.30%) FileNet
4 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.23%) Confluence
4 3 (3.23%) JBoss
4 3 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.15%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.15%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.08%) Mule
6 1 (1.08%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.08%) IIS
6 1 (1.08%) Zope
6 1 (1.08%) CICS
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) MS Office
2 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.08%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Shopify
1 3 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) Intranet
2 7 (7.53%) HTTP
2 7 (7.53%) Internet
3 1 (1.08%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.08%) VPN
3 1 (1.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (37.63%) SQL Server
2 20 (21.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (18.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (12.90%) SQL Server 2000
4 12 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (10.75%) Relational Database
5 10 (10.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (7.53%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.23%) MySQL
8 2 (2.15%) DB2
8 2 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.08%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (11.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 9 (9.68%) Subversion
3 8 (8.60%) JUnit
4 7 (7.53%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.38%) JIRA
5 5 (5.38%) Jasmine
5 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.38%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.30%) Maven
7 3 (3.23%) Selenium
7 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.23%) XMLUnit
7 3 (3.23%) Hudson
7 3 (3.23%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.15%) DbUnit
9 1 (1.08%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.08%) Ant
9 1 (1.08%) Xcode
9 1 (1.08%) Spock
General
1 6 (6.45%) Back Office
2 5 (5.38%) Finance
3 3 (3.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.08%) Local Government
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (49.46%) Developer
2 13 (13.98%) Analyst
3 10 (10.75%) SQL Developer
3 10 (10.75%) Architect
3 10 (10.75%) Technical Architect
3 10 (10.75%) Designer
4 9 (9.68%) PHP Developer
5 8 (8.60%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.45%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Web Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Web Project Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (3.23%) PHP Magento Developer
9 3 (3.23%) XML Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (38.71%) Web Services
2 32 (34.41%) HTML
3 28 (30.11%) SOAP
4 25 (26.88%) CSS
5 24 (25.81%) JSON
6 20 (21.51%) .NET
6 20 (21.51%) HTML5
7 17 (18.28%) XSLT
7 17 (18.28%) jQuery
8 16 (17.20%) REST
9 15 (16.13%) CSS3
9 15 (16.13%) WCF
9 15 (16.13%) Ajax
10 12 (12.90%) XML Schema
11 7 (7.53%) J2EE
12 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET
12 6 (6.45%) Spring
13 5 (5.38%) Play Framework
13 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (5.38%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) NHS
2 10 (10.75%) Replication
3 8 (8.60%) Open Source
4 7 (7.53%) User Experience
5 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.15%) Clustering
6 2 (2.15%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.15%) UNIX
1 2 (2.15%) Linux
2 1 (1.08%) Android
2 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.28%) Scrum
3 14 (15.05%) UML
4 13 (13.98%) MVC
5 12 (12.90%) Web Design
6 11 (11.83%) Migration
7 10 (10.75%) TDD
8 9 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 9 (9.68%) OO
8 9 (9.68%) SOA
9 8 (8.60%) Data Modelling
9 8 (8.60%) Software Engineering
9 8 (8.60%) Data Migration
10 7 (7.53%) Information Security
11 6 (6.45%) User Stories
11 6 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (6.45%) Content Management
12 5 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (5.38%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.88%) SQL
2 22 (23.66%) JavaScript
3 19 (20.43%) Java
4 18 (19.35%) C#
5 12 (12.90%) T-SQL
6 11 (11.83%) XPath
6 11 (11.83%) PHP
7 5 (5.38%) Ruby
7 5 (5.38%) Scala
8 2 (2.15%) C
8 2 (2.15%) C++
8 2 (2.15%) Python
9 1 (1.08%) Groovy
9 1 (1.08%) COBOL
9 1 (1.08%) Perl
9 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (24.73%) Security Cleared
2 19 (20.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.38%) ISEB
4 2 (2.15%) CBAP
4 2 (2.15%) Degree
5 1 (1.08%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.05%) Oracle
3 6 (6.45%) Alterian
4 4 (4.30%) Casewise
5 3 (3.23%) Progress
5 3 (3.23%) IBM
5 3 (3.23%) HP
6 2 (2.15%) ILOG
6 2 (2.15%) Twitter
7 1 (1.08%) Zend
7 1 (1.08%) Splunk
7 1 (1.08%) Adobe
7 1 (1.08%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.08%) Sybase
7 1 (1.08%) Kofax
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