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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 14 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing XML 93 35 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.57% 6.03% 8.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.57% 24.14% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 31 24
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£350 £275 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £235 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £338 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1160.86% -23.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +20.90%
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
277 145 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.45% 25.00% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 88 76
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 £222 £190
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 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £21.80 £16.24 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.27% +8.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £22.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 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
South Wales +7 57 £348 +26.36% 15
West Wales -8 16 £333 +24.29%
North Wales - - - - 1
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 86 (54.09%) Java
1 86 (54.09%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (52.83%) Web Services
3 66 (41.51%) XSLT
4 64 (40.25%) Spring
5 63 (39.62%) SOAP
6 60 (37.74%) SQL
7 56 (35.22%) Security Cleared
8 53 (33.33%) TDD
9 52 (32.70%) Scrum
10 50 (31.45%) SC Cleared
11 49 (30.82%) J2EE
12 46 (28.93%) REST
13 45 (28.30%) HTML
14 44 (27.67%) Maven
15 43 (27.04%) SQL Server
15 43 (27.04%) Hibernate
16 40 (25.16%) IBM
16 40 (25.16%) JSON
17 38 (23.90%) Selenium
17 38 (23.90%) Subversion
17 38 (23.90%) Relational Database
18 36 (22.64%) Open Source
18 36 (22.64%) FileNet
19 35 (22.01%) JavaScript
20 34 (21.38%) Oracle
20 34 (21.38%) Continuous Integration
21 33 (20.75%) Microsoft
22 29 (18.24%) Configuration Management
22 29 (18.24%) UML

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 36 (22.64%) FileNet
2 24 (15.09%) WebSphere
3 19 (11.95%) Confluence
4 12 (7.55%) Tomcat
4 12 (7.55%) WebLogic
5 11 (6.92%) Apache
6 4 (2.52%) IIS
7 2 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.63%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.63%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) PaaS
1 1 (0.63%) GitHub
1 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.29%) Firewall
2 3 (1.89%) SMS
2 3 (1.89%) HTTP
3 2 (1.26%) AMQP
3 2 (1.26%) SSL
3 2 (1.26%) Intranet
3 2 (1.26%) Internet
4 1 (0.63%) VPN
4 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (27.04%) SQL Server
2 38 (23.90%) Relational Database
3 22 (13.84%) MongoDB
4 18 (11.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 18 (11.32%) NoSQL
5 14 (8.81%) RDBMS
6 10 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (5.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (5.03%) DB2
8 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (4.40%) Oracle Database
9 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.52%) MySQL
11 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.63%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 44 (27.67%) Maven
2 38 (23.90%) Selenium
2 38 (23.90%) Subversion
3 23 (14.47%) Jenkins
4 22 (13.84%) JIRA
5 21 (13.21%) Hudson
6 20 (12.58%) JUnit
7 18 (11.32%) Cucumber
8 15 (9.43%) SoapUI
9 10 (6.29%) Visual Studio
10 8 (5.03%) Ant
11 6 (3.77%) Eclipse
11 6 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.89%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.89%) Git (software)
13 2 (1.26%) Apache Ivy
13 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (1.26%) Mercurial
13 2 (1.26%) JBehave
13 2 (1.26%) PowerBuilder
General
1 16 (10.06%) Finance
2 6 (3.77%) Banking
3 4 (2.52%) Marketing
4 1 (0.63%) Retail
4 1 (0.63%) Local Government
4 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 112 (70.44%) Developer
2 74 (46.54%) Java Developer
3 16 (10.06%) Architect
4 15 (9.43%) Designer
5 14 (8.81%) Technical Architect
6 13 (8.18%) Analyst
6 13 (8.18%) Test Analyst
7 11 (6.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (4.40%) C++ Developer
9 6 (3.77%) PHP Developer
10 5 (3.14%) Integration Analyst
10 5 (3.14%) Integration Test Analyst
11 4 (2.52%) .NET Developer
12 3 (1.89%) Software Developer
12 3 (1.89%) Systems Developer
12 3 (1.89%) Senior Developer
12 3 (1.89%) Lead Developer
12 3 (1.89%) XML Developer
13 2 (1.26%) Agile Test Analyst
13 2 (1.26%) Automated Test Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (52.83%) Web Services
2 66 (41.51%) XSLT
3 64 (40.25%) Spring
4 63 (39.62%) SOAP
5 49 (30.82%) J2EE
6 46 (28.93%) REST
7 45 (28.30%) HTML
8 43 (27.04%) Hibernate
9 40 (25.16%) JSON
10 27 (16.98%) JSF
11 20 (12.58%) XML Schema
11 20 (12.58%) .NET
11 20 (12.58%) CSS
12 19 (11.95%) AngularJS
13 18 (11.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (11.32%) Struts
13 18 (11.32%) Java SE
14 17 (10.69%) MyBatis
15 10 (6.29%) HTML5
15 10 (6.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (22.64%) Open Source
2 5 (3.14%) NHS
3 4 (2.52%) AS400
4 3 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.26%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.26%) Replication
5 2 (1.26%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) iSeries
6 1 (0.63%) User Experience
6 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.77%) Windows
2 4 (2.52%) Linux
3 3 (1.89%) UNIX
4 2 (1.26%) Solaris
4 2 (1.26%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.63%) Android
5 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (54.09%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (33.33%) TDD
3 52 (32.70%) Scrum
4 34 (21.38%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (18.24%) UML
5 29 (18.24%) OO
5 29 (18.24%) Configuration Management
6 26 (16.35%) BDD
7 20 (12.58%) OOA/OOD
8 18 (11.32%) RUP
8 18 (11.32%) DSDM
8 18 (11.32%) Pair Programming
8 18 (11.32%) Release Management
8 18 (11.32%) DevOps
9 17 (10.69%) Waterfall
10 14 (8.81%) Test Scripting
11 13 (8.18%) Unit Testing
11 13 (8.18%) SOA
11 13 (8.18%) MVC
12 11 (6.92%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 86 (54.09%) Java
2 60 (37.74%) SQL
3 35 (22.01%) JavaScript
4 19 (11.95%) XPath
5 12 (7.55%) C#
6 8 (5.03%) PHP
7 7 (4.40%) C++
8 5 (3.14%) VC++
9 3 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.89%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.26%) XQuery
10 2 (1.26%) Groovy
10 2 (1.26%) Scala
11 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.63%) Ruby
11 1 (0.63%) Python
11 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 56 (35.22%) Security Cleared
2 50 (31.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.26%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (5.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (25.16%) IBM
2 34 (21.38%) Oracle
3 33 (20.75%) Microsoft
4 18 (11.32%) Twitter
5 17 (10.69%) HP
6 5 (3.14%) Thunderhead
7 3 (1.89%) Citrix
8 1 (0.63%) Informatica
8 1 (0.63%) ILOG
8 1 (0.63%) Kofax
8 1 (0.63%) Adobe
8 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.63%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.63%) Splunk
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