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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 12 33 11
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Contract jobs citing XML 98 22 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.71% 3.99% 8.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.74% 20.95% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 19 27
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £235 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £363 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £145.00 £11.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1160.86% -30.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +41.81%
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
253 105 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.81% 19.02% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 68 84
Average daily rate £363 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £384 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £21.80 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.56% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £13.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +18 63 £325 +6.55% 18
West Wales -4 16 £333 +10.83% 3
North Wales - - - -
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 82 (56.94%) Web Services
2 81 (56.25%) Java
3 80 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (40.97%) XSLT
5 58 (40.28%) Spring
6 56 (38.89%) SOAP
7 55 (38.19%) SQL
8 48 (33.33%) TDD
8 48 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 44 (30.56%) REST
9 44 (30.56%) J2EE
10 43 (29.86%) Scrum
11 41 (28.47%) SC Cleared
12 39 (27.08%) SQL Server
13 38 (26.39%) HTML
13 38 (26.39%) Hibernate
13 38 (26.39%) Relational Database
14 37 (25.69%) Maven
15 36 (25.00%) IBM
16 35 (24.31%) Oracle
16 35 (24.31%) Selenium
17 33 (22.92%) Subversion
18 31 (21.53%) FileNet
19 30 (20.83%) Microsoft
20 29 (20.14%) UML
20 29 (20.14%) Open Source
21 28 (19.44%) JSON
21 28 (19.44%) JavaScript
22 27 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
22 27 (18.75%) BDD

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 31 (21.53%) FileNet
2 24 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 14 (9.72%) Confluence
4 12 (8.33%) WebLogic
5 11 (7.64%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.17%) Apache
7 3 (2.08%) IIS
7 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.56%) Firewall
2 3 (2.08%) SMS
3 2 (1.39%) HTTP
3 2 (1.39%) SSL
3 2 (1.39%) Intranet
3 2 (1.39%) Internet
4 1 (0.69%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 38 (26.39%) Relational Database
3 17 (11.81%) MongoDB
4 14 (9.72%) RDBMS
4 14 (9.72%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (9.72%) NoSQL
5 10 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (5.56%) DB2
7 7 (4.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (4.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (4.86%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.78%) MySQL
9 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.69%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (25.69%) Maven
2 35 (24.31%) Selenium
3 33 (22.92%) Subversion
4 19 (13.19%) Jenkins
4 19 (13.19%) JUnit
5 18 (12.50%) JIRA
6 16 (11.11%) Hudson
7 15 (10.42%) Cucumber
8 13 (9.03%) SoapUI
9 9 (6.25%) Visual Studio
10 7 (4.86%) Ant
10 7 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (3.47%) Eclipse
12 4 (2.78%) WebDriver
13 3 (2.08%) Git (software)
14 2 (1.39%) Calabash
14 2 (1.39%) Apache Ivy
14 2 (1.39%) eggPlant
14 2 (1.39%) Mercurial
14 2 (1.39%) JBehave
General
1 18 (12.50%) Finance
2 7 (4.86%) Banking
3 4 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.69%) Retail
4 1 (0.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 100 (69.44%) Developer
2 69 (47.92%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.81%) Architect
4 14 (9.72%) Technical Architect
5 13 (9.03%) Analyst
6 12 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 11 (7.64%) Designer
8 10 (6.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (4.86%) C++ Developer
10 5 (3.47%) .NET Developer
11 4 (2.78%) Integration Test Analyst
11 4 (2.78%) Integration Analyst
12 3 (2.08%) Software Developer
12 3 (2.08%) Test Engineer
12 3 (2.08%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.08%) Lead Developer
13 2 (1.39%) SharePoint Developer
13 2 (1.39%) Applications Architect
13 2 (1.39%) Automated Test Developer
13 2 (1.39%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (56.94%) Web Services
2 59 (40.97%) XSLT
3 58 (40.28%) Spring
4 56 (38.89%) SOAP
5 44 (30.56%) REST
5 44 (30.56%) J2EE
6 38 (26.39%) HTML
6 38 (26.39%) Hibernate
7 28 (19.44%) JSON
8 23 (15.97%) .NET
9 22 (15.28%) JSF
10 19 (13.19%) Java SE
11 18 (12.50%) Struts
12 17 (11.81%) MyBatis
13 16 (11.11%) XML Schema
14 15 (10.42%) CSS
15 14 (9.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (9.72%) AngularJS
16 12 (8.33%) ASP.NET
17 11 (7.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.14%) Open Source
2 4 (2.78%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.78%) NHS
2 4 (2.78%) AS400
3 3 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.39%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.17%) Windows
2 3 (2.08%) UNIX
2 3 (2.08%) Linux
3 2 (1.39%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (33.33%) TDD
3 43 (29.86%) Scrum
4 29 (20.14%) UML
5 27 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (18.75%) BDD
6 25 (17.36%) Configuration Management
7 23 (15.97%) OO
8 16 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
9 15 (10.42%) Release Management
9 15 (10.42%) Waterfall
10 14 (9.72%) RUP
10 14 (9.72%) DSDM
10 14 (9.72%) SOA
10 14 (9.72%) Pair Programming
10 14 (9.72%) DevOps
11 13 (9.03%) Unit Testing
12 11 (7.64%) RAD
12 11 (7.64%) Test Scripting
13 10 (6.94%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 81 (56.25%) Java
2 55 (38.19%) SQL
3 28 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 16 (11.11%) XPath
5 13 (9.03%) C#
6 7 (4.86%) C++
7 5 (3.47%) VC++
8 3 (2.08%) PHP
8 3 (2.08%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.39%) Groovy
9 2 (1.39%) Scala
9 2 (1.39%) XQuery
10 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.69%) Perl
10 1 (0.69%) Python
10 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 41 (28.47%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.69%) MCSD
4 1 (0.69%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.69%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (4.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (25.00%) IBM
2 35 (24.31%) Oracle
3 30 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 14 (9.72%) HP
4 14 (9.72%) Twitter
5 5 (3.47%) Thunderhead
6 3 (2.08%) Citrix
7 1 (0.69%) Informatica
7 1 (0.69%) Cognos
7 1 (0.69%) Red Gate
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