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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 18 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 62 41 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.02% 8.06% 8.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.46% 33.33% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 27 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £298 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.05% -4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £256 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £389 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -16.66%
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
191 123 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.80% 24.17% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 63 85
Average daily rate £420 £302 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.07% -3.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 53 £375 +26.05% 14
West Wales +1 2 - -
North Wales - - - - 3
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 75 (46.58%) SOAP
2 74 (45.96%) Web Services
3 73 (45.34%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (39.13%) Java
5 59 (36.65%) SQL Server
6 52 (32.30%) Scrum
7 49 (30.43%) XSLT
8 47 (29.19%) HTML
8 47 (29.19%) Security Cleared
9 46 (28.57%) JSON
10 44 (27.33%) REST
11 41 (25.47%) TDD
11 41 (25.47%) Microsoft
12 40 (24.84%) SQL
12 40 (24.84%) J2EE
12 40 (24.84%) SC Cleared
13 38 (23.60%) Open Source
13 38 (23.60%) Spring
14 37 (22.98%) Maven
15 36 (22.36%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (21.12%) JavaScript
17 33 (20.50%) Hibernate
18 32 (19.88%) CSS
19 31 (19.25%) .NET
20 30 (18.63%) MongoDB
21 28 (17.39%) Jenkins
21 28 (17.39%) Oracle
21 28 (17.39%) OO
21 28 (17.39%) Subversion
22 26 (16.15%) C#

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (13.04%) FileNet
2 20 (12.42%) Confluence
3 12 (7.45%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.83%) Apache
5 8 (4.97%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.11%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.48%) IIS
7 4 (2.48%) JBoss
7 4 (2.48%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.24%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.24%) Mule
8 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.62%) Zope
9 1 (0.62%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 5 (3.11%) MS Office
1 5 (3.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.62%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Magento
1 3 (1.86%) Shopify
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.11%) Office 365
3 1 (0.62%) GitHub
3 1 (0.62%) IaaS
3 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.83%) Firewall
2 10 (6.21%) HTTP
2 10 (6.21%) Intranet
3 7 (4.35%) Internet
4 2 (1.24%) AMQP
5 1 (0.62%) VPN
5 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (36.65%) SQL Server
2 30 (18.63%) MongoDB
3 23 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (13.66%) Relational Database
5 19 (11.80%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (11.80%) NoSQL
6 18 (11.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (11.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (7.45%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (4.97%) DB2
10 7 (4.35%) RDBMS
10 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (3.73%) MySQL
12 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (1.24%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 37 (22.98%) Maven
2 28 (17.39%) Subversion
2 28 (17.39%) Jenkins
3 22 (13.66%) JIRA
4 20 (12.42%) Selenium
4 20 (12.42%) Hudson
5 17 (10.56%) Cucumber
6 14 (8.70%) SoapUI
7 13 (8.07%) Visual Studio
8 11 (6.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (6.21%) JUnit
10 8 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (4.35%) Git (software)
11 7 (4.35%) Jasmine
12 4 (2.48%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.86%) XMLUnit
14 2 (1.24%) DbUnit
14 2 (1.24%) GitLab
15 1 (0.62%) Spock
15 1 (0.62%) Ant
General
1 4 (2.48%) Back Office
1 4 (2.48%) Finance
2 2 (1.24%) Publishing
3 1 (0.62%) Games
3 1 (0.62%) Retail
3 1 (0.62%) Local Government
3 1 (0.62%) Legal
3 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 97 (60.25%) Developer
2 46 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 19 (11.80%) Architect
4 18 (11.18%) Analyst
5 17 (10.56%) Technical Architect
6 14 (8.70%) Designer
7 11 (6.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 11 (6.83%) Test Analyst
8 10 (6.21%) SQL Developer
9 9 (5.59%) PHP Developer
10 8 (4.97%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Project Manager
12 5 (3.11%) Integration Analyst
12 5 (3.11%) Web Project Manager
12 5 (3.11%) Web Manager
12 5 (3.11%) Integration Test Analyst
13 4 (2.48%) SharePoint Developer
13 4 (2.48%) Business Analyst
13 4 (2.48%) Software Developer
13 4 (2.48%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (46.58%) SOAP
2 74 (45.96%) Web Services
3 49 (30.43%) XSLT
4 47 (29.19%) HTML
5 46 (28.57%) JSON
6 44 (27.33%) REST
7 40 (24.84%) J2EE
8 38 (23.60%) Spring
9 33 (20.50%) Hibernate
10 32 (19.88%) CSS
11 31 (19.25%) .NET
12 25 (15.53%) JSF
13 24 (14.91%) HTML5
14 22 (13.66%) WCF
15 21 (13.04%) AngularJS
15 21 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 20 (12.42%) jQuery
17 18 (11.18%) XML Schema
18 17 (10.56%) Ajax
18 17 (10.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 38 (23.60%) Open Source
2 13 (8.07%) NHS
3 10 (6.21%) Replication
4 7 (4.35%) User Experience
5 5 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.24%) Clustering
6 2 (1.24%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.62%) iSeries
7 1 (0.62%) AS400
7 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.11%) Windows
2 3 (1.86%) Linux
3 2 (1.24%) Android
3 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.24%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (45.34%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (32.30%) Scrum
3 41 (25.47%) TDD
4 36 (22.36%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (17.39%) OO
6 25 (15.53%) UML
7 22 (13.66%) Configuration Management
8 20 (12.42%) RUP
8 20 (12.42%) DSDM
8 20 (12.42%) Pair Programming
8 20 (12.42%) MVC
8 20 (12.42%) DevOps
9 19 (11.80%) Release Management
9 19 (11.80%) OOA/OOD
10 17 (10.56%) Waterfall
11 15 (9.32%) Test Scripting
11 15 (9.32%) Web Design
12 13 (8.07%) User Stories
13 12 (7.45%) Unit Testing
14 11 (6.83%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 63 (39.13%) Java
2 40 (24.84%) SQL
3 34 (21.12%) JavaScript
4 26 (16.15%) C#
5 17 (10.56%) XPath
6 12 (7.45%) PHP
6 12 (7.45%) T-SQL
7 10 (6.21%) Scala
8 6 (3.73%) C++
9 5 (3.11%) Ruby
10 3 (1.86%) VC++
11 2 (1.24%) Python
11 2 (1.24%) C
12 1 (0.62%) Groovy
12 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 47 (29.19%) Security Cleared
2 40 (24.84%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.48%) ISEB
4 2 (1.24%) CBAP
4 2 (1.24%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.62%) Degree
5 1 (0.62%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (5.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (25.47%) Microsoft
2 28 (17.39%) Oracle
3 22 (13.66%) IBM
4 19 (11.80%) Twitter
5 18 (11.18%) HP
6 6 (3.73%) Alterian
7 3 (1.86%) Citrix
8 2 (1.24%) Progress
8 2 (1.24%) Casewise
8 2 (1.24%) ILOG
9 1 (0.62%) Kofax
9 1 (0.62%) Zend
9 1 (0.62%) Splunk
9 1 (0.62%) Sybase
9 1 (0.62%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.62%) Informatica
9 1 (0.62%) Adobe
Wales
Intapeople
Rate: Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + doe
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Newport
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 23 days ago