The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 15 53 27
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -26
Contract jobs citing XML 71 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.17% 3.10% 4.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.36% 10.12% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 17 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% +13.21%
XML
UK

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
280 247 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 36.18% 30.61% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 167 54
Average daily rate £375 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Wales region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Wales

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Wales region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

XML
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
South Wales +26 63 £408 +18.11% 3
West Wales +14 4 £495 +120.00% 1
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 55 (51.89%) SOAP
2 50 (47.17%) SQL Server
3 49 (46.23%) Web Services
4 43 (40.57%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (37.74%) C#
6 36 (33.96%) SQL
6 36 (33.96%) .NET
7 34 (32.08%) Security Cleared
8 32 (30.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 32 (30.19%) Scrum
9 31 (29.25%) Unit Testing
10 30 (28.30%) SC Cleared
10 30 (28.30%) ASP.NET
11 29 (27.36%) HTML
11 29 (27.36%) REST
12 25 (23.58%) Java
13 24 (22.64%) SOA
13 24 (22.64%) TDD
14 21 (19.81%) JavaScript
15 20 (18.87%) Visual Studio
15 20 (18.87%) CSS
15 20 (18.87%) MVC
16 19 (17.92%) BDD
16 19 (17.92%) Team Foundation Server
16 19 (17.92%) ASP.NET MVC
17 18 (16.98%) Microsoft
18 17 (16.04%) Tomcat
18 17 (16.04%) Subversion
19 16 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 16 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 17 (16.04%) Tomcat
2 15 (14.15%) IIS
2 15 (14.15%) WebSphere
3 14 (13.21%) JBoss
4 13 (12.26%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.72%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.83%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.83%) Apache
7 2 (1.89%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.89%) nginx
7 2 (1.89%) Confluence
7 2 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.89%) Node.js
7 2 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.89%) ArcSDE
8 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.94%) Zope
Applications
1 9 (8.49%) MS Office
2 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.83%) Shopify
3 3 (2.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.60%) Intranet
2 4 (3.77%) Internet
2 4 (3.77%) HTTP
3 3 (2.83%) LDAP
4 1 (0.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (47.17%) SQL Server
2 32 (30.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (12.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (8.49%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (6.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (5.66%) MySQL
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.83%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.94%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (18.87%) Visual Studio
2 19 (17.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (16.04%) Subversion
4 14 (13.21%) Eclipse
5 10 (9.43%) Cucumber
6 8 (7.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (4.72%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.83%) Maven
8 3 (2.83%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.83%) XMLUnit
8 3 (2.83%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.89%) JDeveloper
9 2 (1.89%) Toad
9 2 (1.89%) Hudson
9 2 (1.89%) Apache Continuum
9 2 (1.89%) Rational Application Developer
9 2 (1.89%) JIRA
10 1 (0.94%) Selenium
10 1 (0.94%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.94%) JUnit
General
1 9 (8.49%) Finance
2 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.77%) Back Office
4 3 (2.83%) Publishing
5 2 (1.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 63 (59.43%) Developer
2 18 (16.98%) .NET Developer
3 14 (13.21%) Java Developer
3 14 (13.21%) Analyst
4 8 (7.55%) Software Developer
5 7 (6.60%) SQL Developer
6 6 (5.66%) Data Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Architect
8 4 (3.77%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (3.77%) CRM Developer
8 4 (3.77%) PHP Developer
8 4 (3.77%) AWS Developer
9 3 (2.83%) Magento Developer
9 3 (2.83%) PHP Magento Developer
9 3 (2.83%) Lead Software Engineer
9 3 (2.83%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (2.83%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (51.89%) SOAP
2 49 (46.23%) Web Services
3 36 (33.96%) .NET
4 30 (28.30%) ASP.NET
5 29 (27.36%) HTML
5 29 (27.36%) REST
6 20 (18.87%) CSS
7 19 (17.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (15.09%) .NET Framework
9 14 (13.21%) Spring
9 14 (13.21%) Hibernate
10 13 (12.26%) HTML5
11 12 (11.32%) Java SE
11 12 (11.32%) MyBatis
12 10 (9.43%) RESTful
12 10 (9.43%) jQuery
13 8 (7.55%) Ajax
14 7 (6.60%) JSON
14 7 (6.60%) XHTML
15 6 (5.66%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.43%) User Experience
3 8 (7.55%) NHS
4 5 (4.72%) Open Source
5 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.83%) Smart Meter
5 3 (2.83%) IVR
6 2 (1.89%) GIS
6 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.89%) Clustering
6 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.38%) UNIX
2 8 (7.55%) Windows
2 8 (7.55%) Linux
3 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (40.57%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (30.19%) Scrum
3 31 (29.25%) Unit Testing
4 24 (22.64%) SOA
4 24 (22.64%) TDD
5 20 (18.87%) MVC
6 19 (17.92%) BDD
7 16 (15.09%) Migration
8 14 (13.21%) Software Engineering
9 13 (12.26%) Data Migration
10 11 (10.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (9.43%) ETL
12 8 (7.55%) OO
12 8 (7.55%) Data Modelling
13 7 (6.60%) Test Scripting
13 7 (6.60%) E-Commerce
14 6 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
15 5 (4.72%) Software Delivery
15 5 (4.72%) Use Case
15 5 (4.72%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (37.74%) C#
2 36 (33.96%) SQL
3 25 (23.58%) Java
4 21 (19.81%) JavaScript
5 13 (12.26%) T-SQL
6 9 (8.49%) PHP
7 6 (5.66%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.72%) Perl
9 4 (3.77%) C++
9 4 (3.77%) Ruby
10 3 (2.83%) Delphi
10 3 (2.83%) Python
11 2 (1.89%) C
11 2 (1.89%) COBOL
11 2 (1.89%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.89%) Scala
11 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.94%) VB6
12 1 (0.94%) Groovy
12 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (32.08%) Security Cleared
2 30 (28.30%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.66%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.77%) Degree
5 2 (1.89%) ISEB
6 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.66%) QA
3 3 (2.83%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.32%) Oracle
3 7 (6.60%) HP
4 6 (5.66%) Business Objects
5 5 (4.72%) IBM
6 4 (3.77%) Casewise
6 4 (3.77%) Alterian
7 3 (2.83%) Sun
7 3 (2.83%) Avaya
8 2 (1.89%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.89%) Mapinfo
8 2 (1.89%) ESRI
8 2 (1.89%) Progress
9 1 (0.94%) Zend
9 1 (0.94%) Sybase
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