The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Wales region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 47 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 19 30 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.57% 7.08% 9.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.80% 33.71% 37.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 27
Average daily rate £325 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £397 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.78% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.65 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +18.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
216 89 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.23% 20.99% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 59 61
Average daily rate £425 £322 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.97% -14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £398 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £140.00 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+723.52% -38.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -15 18 £325 - 9
West Wales -22 1 £225 -30.13% 5
North Wales - - - - 3
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 19 (42.22%) Web Services
3 17 (37.78%) C#
3 17 (37.78%) .NET
3 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
4 16 (35.56%) SQL
4 16 (35.56%) HTML
4 16 (35.56%) CSS
5 15 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 14 (31.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (26.67%) Java
8 11 (24.44%) SOAP
9 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 10 (22.22%) REST
10 9 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (20.00%) Oracle
10 9 (20.00%) XSLT
11 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
11 8 (17.78%) MCSD
11 8 (17.78%) Windows
11 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (17.78%) Migration
11 8 (17.78%) .NET Framework
11 8 (17.78%) JSON
11 8 (17.78%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (15.56%) Web Development
12 7 (15.56%) Release Management
12 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (15.56%) Scrum

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 15 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (17.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (13.33%) CMS
4 5 (11.11%) Kentico
5 3 (6.67%) Umbraco
5 3 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (4.44%) NetWeaver
6 2 (4.44%) IIS
6 2 (4.44%) Apache
6 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.22%) Joomla!
7 1 (2.22%) Confluence
7 1 (2.22%) Node.js
7 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Project
2 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.22%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.22%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.67%) INSURE/90
2 3 (6.67%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Intranet
2 2 (4.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) NAS
3 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.22%) VLAN
3 1 (2.22%) LDAP
3 1 (2.22%) FTP
3 1 (2.22%) HTTP
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) SSL
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (4.44%) MySQL
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.22%) Redis
8 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (8.89%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (6.67%) Selenium
4 3 (6.67%) Maven
4 3 (6.67%) FrontPage
4 3 (6.67%) JIRA
4 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.44%) Subversion
5 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.44%) JUnit
5 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.44%) NWDI
5 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.22%) JBehave
6 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.22%) Hudson
General
1 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
1 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.44%) Publishing
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Developer
2 6 (13.33%) .NET Developer
2 6 (13.33%) Technical Support
3 4 (8.89%) Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) CRM Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Programmer
5 2 (4.44%) Data Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.44%) SAP Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Support Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Support Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Tester
5 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (4.44%) CMS Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Designer
6 1 (2.22%) Technical Developer
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) Web Services
2 17 (37.78%) .NET
3 16 (35.56%) HTML
3 16 (35.56%) CSS
4 11 (24.44%) SOAP
5 10 (22.22%) REST
6 9 (20.00%) XSLT
7 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
7 8 (17.78%) .NET Framework
7 8 (17.78%) JSON
8 6 (13.33%) DOM
8 6 (13.33%) WCF
9 3 (6.67%) NHibernate
9 3 (6.67%) WPF
9 3 (6.67%) jQuery
9 3 (6.67%) Apache FOP
9 3 (6.67%) Java SE
9 3 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (6.67%) JSP
9 3 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Visualisation
2 4 (8.89%) Data Conversion
3 3 (6.67%) iSeries
3 3 (6.67%) SCADA
3 3 (6.67%) AS400
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.22%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Solaris
3 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Migration
2 7 (15.56%) Web Development
2 7 (15.56%) Release Management
2 7 (15.56%) Scrum
3 6 (13.33%) Web Design
3 6 (13.33%) CRM
3 6 (13.33%) Data Migration
3 6 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 5 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 5 (11.11%) TDD
5 4 (8.89%) MVC
5 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.89%) System Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Automation Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.44%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.44%) UML
7 2 (4.44%) BDD
7 2 (4.44%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 17 (37.78%) C#
3 16 (35.56%) SQL
4 12 (26.67%) Java
5 3 (6.67%) RPG IV
5 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.67%) RPG
6 2 (4.44%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.22%) Groovy
7 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby
7 1 (2.22%) XPath
7 1 (2.22%) Clojure
7 1 (2.22%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.22%) Perl
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.78%) MCSD
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.11%) MCAD
4 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.22%) CFEngine
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Zend
4 1 (2.22%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.22%) Cognos
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe
4 1 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.22%) Alterian
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) FatWire
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