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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
UK / Wales
Rank 33 29 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing XML 32 38 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.06% 6.50% 9.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.38% 21.71% 34.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 41
Median daily rate £278 £323 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.95% -19.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £204 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £359
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+20.63% +9.79%

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
208 175 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.86% 29.91% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 144 108
Median daily rate £400 £343 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -23.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £420 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £19.11 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.23% +77.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 0 19 £230 -27.55% 6
West Wales - 6 £444 - 1
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 42 (64.62%) SQL
2 36 (55.38%) Java
3 34 (52.31%) HTML
4 33 (50.77%) CSS
5 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (40.00%) JSON
6 26 (40.00%) Selenium
6 26 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 26 (40.00%) Cucumber
7 25 (38.46%) JUnit
7 25 (38.46%) WebLogic
8 24 (36.92%) JBehave
8 24 (36.92%) QA
9 23 (35.38%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (35.38%) Dropwizard
9 23 (35.38%) Scrum
10 22 (33.85%) Automated Testing
10 22 (33.85%) Windows
10 22 (33.85%) Linux
10 22 (33.85%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (32.31%) SC Cleared
11 21 (32.31%) Mentoring
12 20 (30.77%) Unix
13 13 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (20.00%) Software Delivery
14 11 (16.92%) Finance
14 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
14 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
15 9 (13.85%) SOAP
15 9 (13.85%) C#

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 25 (38.46%) WebLogic
2 6 (9.23%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (9.23%) JCAPS
2 6 (9.23%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.54%) CMS
5 1 (1.54%) Confluence
5 1 (1.54%) IIS
5 1 (1.54%) JBoss
5 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) DNS
1 1 (1.54%) Internet
1 1 (1.54%) LDAP
1 1 (1.54%) SMTP
1 1 (1.54%) SNMP
1 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.54%) MySQL
5 1 (1.54%) OLAP
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 26 (40.00%) Selenium
2 25 (38.46%) JUnit
3 24 (36.92%) JBehave
4 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (7.69%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.08%) Maven
6 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.54%) Ant
7 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.54%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.54%) JIRA
7 1 (1.54%) MyEclipse
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.62%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Advertising
3 2 (3.08%) Electronics
3 2 (3.08%) Marketing
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 50 (76.92%) Developer
2 33 (50.77%) Java Developer
3 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 10 (15.38%) Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Business Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Agile Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) CRM Developer
7 3 (4.62%) XML Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) ITIL Business Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Sitecore Developer
8 2 (3.08%) SSIS Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (52.31%) HTML
2 33 (50.77%) CSS
3 26 (40.00%) JSON
4 23 (35.38%) Dropwizard
5 9 (13.85%) .NET
5 9 (13.85%) SOAP
5 9 (13.85%) Spring
6 7 (10.77%) XSLT
7 6 (9.23%) IBM Integration Bus
7 6 (9.23%) XML Schema
7 6 (9.23%) XSD
8 5 (7.69%) Ajax
8 5 (7.69%) Hibernate
8 5 (7.69%) J2EE
9 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
10 3 (4.62%) jQuery
10 3 (4.62%) Web Services
10 3 (4.62%) WPF
11 2 (3.08%) JSF
11 2 (3.08%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) NHS
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.08%) Informatics
4 1 (1.54%) iPad
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.85%) Linux
1 22 (33.85%) Windows
2 20 (30.77%) Unix
3 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.38%) Scrum
3 22 (33.85%) Automated Testing
3 22 (33.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (32.31%) Mentoring
5 13 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 7 (10.77%) ETL
6 7 (10.77%) Release Management
7 6 (9.23%) ITIL
8 5 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.69%) ITIL V3
8 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.15%) TDD
10 3 (4.62%) CRM
10 3 (4.62%) ITSM
10 3 (4.62%) MVC
10 3 (4.62%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (4.62%) Project Management
10 3 (4.62%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (64.62%) SQL
2 36 (55.38%) Java
3 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.85%) C#
5 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.08%) VB
5 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.54%) C
6 1 (1.54%) Groovy
6 1 (1.54%) Python
6 1 (1.54%) Ruby
6 1 (1.54%) VBA
6 1 (1.54%) VBScript
6 1 (1.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 26 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (32.31%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.69%) Degree
4 4 (6.15%) ISEB
5 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.54%) MCP
6 1 (1.54%) MCSD
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (36.92%) QA
2 6 (9.23%) HL7
3 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Fiorano
2 6 (9.23%) IBM
2 6 (9.23%) InterSystems
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (3.08%) SAP
4 2 (3.08%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.54%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.54%) HP
5 1 (1.54%) Splunk
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