The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 29 15 40
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Contract jobs citing XML 32 81 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.10% 10.32% 3.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.71% 27.55% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 54 21
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £430
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
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
171 294 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.57% 37.45% 29.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 207 162
Median daily rate £388 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £42.90 - £52.50
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 Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 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
South Wales -9 31 £400 -3.61% 2
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 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 Wales region with a requirement for XML.

1 55 (61.80%) HTML
2 47 (52.81%) JavaScript
3 43 (48.31%) Java
4 42 (47.19%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (41.57%) SQL
6 34 (38.20%) jQuery
7 31 (34.83%) Security Cleared
8 28 (31.46%) SQL Server
8 28 (31.46%) CSS
9 24 (26.97%) SC Cleared
10 23 (25.84%) MS Excel
11 22 (24.72%) Web Services
11 22 (24.72%) Scrum
12 21 (23.60%) SOAP
12 21 (23.60%) Selenium
13 20 (22.47%) TDD
13 20 (22.47%) Unix
14 19 (21.35%) Oracle
14 19 (21.35%) .NET
14 19 (21.35%) Perl
14 19 (21.35%) JIRA
15 18 (20.22%) OO
16 17 (19.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 16 (17.98%) Java EE
17 16 (17.98%) Spring
17 16 (17.98%) MS Visio
18 15 (16.85%) JUnit
18 15 (16.85%) Subversion
19 14 (15.73%) Maven
20 13 (14.61%) JSF

XML
Top Related IT Skills in 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 13 (14.61%) Apache
2 12 (13.48%) Confluence
3 11 (12.36%) JBoss
4 10 (11.24%) FileNet
4 10 (11.24%) LiveCycle
5 9 (10.11%) WebSphere
6 8 (8.99%) IIS
6 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
7 7 (7.87%) GeoServer
7 7 (7.87%) Tomcat
8 5 (5.62%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (5.62%) MQSeries
9 2 (2.25%) CMS
9 2 (2.25%) Umbraco
10 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (25.84%) MS Excel
2 16 (17.98%) MS Visio
3 11 (12.36%) MS Office
4 8 (8.99%) MS Project
5 7 (7.87%) Gliffy
6 4 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.49%) SaaS
3 2 (2.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) Firewall
2 5 (5.62%) HTTP
3 4 (4.49%) HTTPS
3 4 (4.49%) LDAP
3 4 (4.49%) SSH
3 4 (4.49%) SSL
3 4 (4.49%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.49%) VPN
3 4 (4.49%) Wireshark
4 3 (3.37%) Internet
5 2 (2.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (31.46%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (14.61%) Oracle Database
3 13 (14.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (8.99%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (8.99%) MySQL
5 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (5.62%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.37%) Redis
8 2 (2.25%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.25%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (23.60%) Selenium
2 19 (21.35%) JIRA
3 15 (16.85%) JUnit
3 15 (16.85%) Subversion
4 14 (15.73%) Maven
5 12 (13.48%) Visual Studio
6 11 (12.36%) Cucumber
6 11 (12.36%) DbUnit
6 11 (12.36%) Git (software)
6 11 (12.36%) Spock
7 10 (11.24%) Ant
7 10 (11.24%) Eclipse
7 10 (11.24%) Hudson
8 6 (6.74%) Concordion
8 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (4.49%) Burp Suite
9 4 (4.49%) IntelliJ
9 4 (4.49%) Jenkins
9 4 (4.49%) JMeter
10 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (14.61%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Legal
2 2 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.25%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 51 (57.30%) Developer
2 20 (22.47%) Analyst
2 20 (22.47%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.61%) Test Analyst
4 11 (12.36%) .NET Developer
4 11 (12.36%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 10 (11.24%) Perl Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Lead Test Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Consultant
7 6 (6.74%) DBA
7 6 (6.74%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (5.62%) Unix Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Applications Support Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.49%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (61.80%) HTML
2 34 (38.20%) jQuery
3 28 (31.46%) CSS
4 22 (24.72%) Web Services
5 21 (23.60%) SOAP
6 19 (21.35%) .NET
7 16 (17.98%) Java EE
7 16 (17.98%) Spring
8 13 (14.61%) JSF
9 11 (12.36%) Ajax
9 11 (12.36%) JSTS
10 10 (11.24%) XHTML
11 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET
11 9 (10.11%) Hibernate
12 8 (8.99%) AngularJS
12 8 (8.99%) LAMP
12 8 (8.99%) XSLT
13 7 (7.87%) J2EE
13 7 (7.87%) REST
13 7 (7.87%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) PKI
2 7 (7.87%) N-Tier
2 7 (7.87%) Replication
3 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.74%) NHS
4 4 (4.49%) Cryptography
4 4 (4.49%) DataPower
5 3 (3.37%) User Experience
6 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.12%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.47%) Unix
2 4 (4.49%) Linux
2 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (4.49%) Windows
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.19%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (24.72%) Scrum
3 20 (22.47%) TDD
4 18 (20.22%) OO
5 13 (14.61%) Document Management
5 13 (14.61%) MVC
5 13 (14.61%) Web Development
6 12 (13.48%) Front End Development
7 11 (12.36%) SDLC
7 11 (12.36%) Software Engineering
7 11 (12.36%) Software Testing
7 11 (12.36%) Workflow
8 10 (11.24%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (11.24%) Test Management
9 9 (10.11%) ITIL
9 9 (10.11%) PRINCE2
10 8 (8.99%) OOP
10 8 (8.99%) Project Management
10 8 (8.99%) Web Design
11 7 (7.87%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.81%) JavaScript
2 43 (48.31%) Java
3 37 (41.57%) SQL
4 19 (21.35%) Perl
5 12 (13.48%) C#
6 11 (12.36%) T-SQL
7 8 (8.99%) PHP
8 7 (7.87%) PL/SQL
9 6 (6.74%) ANSI SQL
10 4 (4.49%) Python
10 4 (4.49%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.37%) C
11 3 (3.37%) Go
11 3 (3.37%) Scala
12 2 (2.25%) XPath
13 1 (1.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (34.83%) Security Cleared
2 24 (26.97%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (8.99%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.99%) ISTQB
5 6 (6.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (5.62%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.12%) CBAP
7 1 (1.12%) Degree
7 1 (1.12%) ISEB
7 1 (1.12%) MCAD
7 1 (1.12%) MCSD
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) HL7
2 7 (7.87%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (7.87%) QA
3 4 (4.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.49%) Ansible
2 4 (4.49%) yum
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (21.35%) Oracle
2 13 (14.61%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.24%) Adobe
3 10 (11.24%) ILOG
3 10 (11.24%) Splunk
4 7 (7.87%) Kofax
5 5 (5.62%) Atlassian
5 5 (5.62%) IBM
5 5 (5.62%) ServiceNow
6 4 (4.49%) Cisco
6 4 (4.49%) F5
6 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.49%) VMware
6 4 (4.49%) Zend
7 2 (2.25%) Alterian
7 2 (2.25%) HP