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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 39 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs citing XML 16 68 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.73% 7.76% 8.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.95% 27.98% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 55 50
Median daily rate £375 £260 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £206 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +4.32%
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
107 243 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.26% 27.74% 27.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 185 152
Median daily rate £475 £325 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £41.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -78.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -23 13 £388 +55.00% 5
Mid Wales - 1 £338 -
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 44 (68.75%) HTML
2 43 (67.19%) JavaScript
3 39 (60.94%) Java
4 37 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (48.44%) jQuery
6 29 (45.31%) SQL
7 24 (37.50%) CSS
7 24 (37.50%) Security Cleared
8 20 (31.25%) SQL Server
9 19 (29.69%) SC Cleared
9 19 (29.69%) Selenium
10 18 (28.13%) JIRA
10 18 (28.13%) Scrum
10 18 (28.13%) SOAP
11 17 (26.56%) .NET
11 17 (26.56%) TDD
12 16 (25.00%) Spring
13 15 (23.44%) Perl
14 14 (21.88%) T-SQL
14 14 (21.88%) JUnit
14 14 (21.88%) Web Services
15 13 (20.31%) Unix
15 13 (20.31%) Document Management
15 13 (20.31%) Subversion
15 13 (20.31%) Java EE
15 13 (20.31%) Maven
15 13 (20.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (18.75%) Git (software)
16 12 (18.75%) JSF
16 12 (18.75%) OO

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 11 (17.19%) Apache
1 11 (17.19%) JBoss
2 10 (15.63%) Confluence
2 10 (15.63%) FileNet
2 10 (15.63%) LiveCycle
3 8 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 7 (10.94%) GeoServer
4 7 (10.94%) IIS
4 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
4 7 (10.94%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.81%) MQSeries
6 4 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (4.69%) Skype for Business
8 2 (3.13%) CMS
8 2 (3.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.94%) Gliffy
3 4 (6.25%) MS Office
3 4 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (7.81%) Office 365
2 4 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) LDAP
2 4 (6.25%) HTTP
2 4 (6.25%) SSL
2 4 (6.25%) VPN
3 3 (4.69%) Skype
4 2 (3.13%) Firewall
4 2 (3.13%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.13%) Internet
4 2 (3.13%) Intranet
4 2 (3.13%) SSH
4 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
6 6 (9.38%) MySQL
7 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.13%) Redis
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Selenium
2 18 (28.13%) JIRA
3 14 (21.88%) JUnit
4 13 (20.31%) Maven
4 13 (20.31%) Subversion
5 12 (18.75%) Git (software)
6 11 (17.19%) DbUnit
6 11 (17.19%) Spock
6 11 (17.19%) Visual Studio
7 10 (15.63%) Ant
7 10 (15.63%) Hudson
8 9 (14.06%) Eclipse
9 7 (10.94%) Cucumber
10 6 (9.38%) Concordion
10 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (6.25%) Burp Suite
11 4 (6.25%) JMeter
12 3 (4.69%) IntelliJ
13 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
14 1 (1.56%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Welsh Language
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (67.19%) Developer
2 20 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 10 (15.63%) Analyst
4 10 (15.63%) Perl Developer
5 7 (10.94%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Agile Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Unix Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (6.25%) PHP Developer
7 4 (6.25%) PHP Zend Developer
7 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.25%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (68.75%) HTML
2 31 (48.44%) jQuery
3 24 (37.50%) CSS
4 18 (28.13%) SOAP
5 17 (26.56%) .NET
6 16 (25.00%) Spring
7 14 (21.88%) Web Services
8 13 (20.31%) Java EE
9 12 (18.75%) JSF
10 11 (17.19%) JSTS
11 9 (14.06%) Hibernate
12 8 (12.50%) Ajax
12 8 (12.50%) AngularJS
12 8 (12.50%) REST
12 8 (12.50%) XHTML
13 7 (10.94%) Dojo
13 7 (10.94%) Java SE
13 7 (10.94%) JRules
13 7 (10.94%) XSD
13 7 (10.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Replication
2 6 (9.38%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.69%) User Experience
5 2 (3.13%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.13%) PKI
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Unix
2 4 (6.25%) Windows
3 3 (4.69%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) Scrum
3 17 (26.56%) TDD
4 13 (20.31%) Document Management
5 12 (18.75%) OO
6 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
6 11 (17.19%) Web Development
7 10 (15.63%) Workflow
8 9 (14.06%) Front End Development
9 8 (12.50%) MVC
9 8 (12.50%) OOP
9 8 (12.50%) SDLC
9 8 (12.50%) Web Design
10 7 (10.94%) ITIL
10 7 (10.94%) Use Case
11 6 (9.38%) Automated Testing
11 6 (9.38%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
12 5 (7.81%) Test Automation
12 5 (7.81%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 43 (67.19%) JavaScript
2 39 (60.94%) Java
3 29 (45.31%) SQL
4 15 (23.44%) Perl
5 14 (21.88%) T-SQL
6 10 (15.63%) C#
7 9 (14.06%) PHP
8 6 (9.38%) ANSI SQL
9 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.69%) C
9 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.13%) Go
10 2 (3.13%) Python
10 2 (3.13%) Scala
10 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 19 (29.69%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 5 (7.81%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) CBAP
6 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) QA
2 4 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.56%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Ansible
1 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.13%) yum
2 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Adobe
1 10 (15.63%) ILOG
1 10 (15.63%) Splunk
2 9 (14.06%) Oracle
3 7 (10.94%) Kofax
3 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.81%) Atlassian
4 5 (7.81%) ServiceNow
5 4 (6.25%) IBM
5 4 (6.25%) Zend
6 2 (3.13%) Alterian
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco
6 2 (3.13%) HP
6 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.13%) VMware
7 1 (1.56%) Perforce