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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 49 25 13
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 18 76 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.69% 8.65% 12.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.52% 24.28% 37.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 53 69
Median daily rate £370 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £29.50 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -79.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £33.64 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+26.33% -1.05%
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
189 313 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.25% 35.61% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 243 178
Median daily rate £450 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 3
Median hourly rate - £29.50 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -26 12 £370 +23.33% 14
West Wales - 2 £475 - 4
Mid Wales - 1 £338 -
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 28 (63.64%) HTML
2 26 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (52.27%) SQL
5 22 (50.00%) Java
5 22 (50.00%) CSS
6 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
7 12 (27.27%) Scrum
8 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 11 (25.00%) Selenium
8 11 (25.00%) Cucumber
9 10 (22.73%) jQuery
9 10 (22.73%) .NET
9 10 (22.73%) Web Services
10 9 (20.45%) OOP
10 9 (20.45%) Unix
10 9 (20.45%) Windows
10 9 (20.45%) C#
10 9 (20.45%) TDD
10 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (18.18%) PHP
11 8 (18.18%) SOAP
11 8 (18.18%) JUnit
11 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
12 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
12 7 (15.91%) Linux
12 7 (15.91%) LDAP
12 7 (15.91%) Oracle
12 7 (15.91%) T-SQL

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 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
3 4 (9.09%) Apache
3 4 (9.09%) Confluence
4 3 (6.82%) FileNet
4 3 (6.82%) LiveCycle
4 3 (6.82%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.55%) CMS
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.55%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.27%) IIS
6 1 (2.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
1 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Office 365
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) LDAP
2 4 (9.09%) SSL
2 4 (9.09%) VPN
3 3 (6.82%) Internet
3 3 (6.82%) Skype
4 2 (4.55%) Intranet
5 1 (2.27%) Firewall
5 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.27%) SSH
5 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (11.36%) MySQL
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.27%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 11 (25.00%) Selenium
2 8 (18.18%) JUnit
3 7 (15.91%) JIRA
4 6 (13.64%) JBehave
4 6 (13.64%) Maven
5 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
6 4 (9.09%) Ant
6 4 (9.09%) Subversion
7 3 (6.82%) Hudson
8 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
8 2 (4.55%) IntelliJ
8 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
9 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.27%) MyEclipse
9 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Welsh Language
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Billing
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (65.91%) Developer
2 16 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Agile Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Perl Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Perl Web Developer
6 4 (9.09%) PHP Developer
6 4 (9.09%) PHP Zend Developer
6 4 (9.09%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Unix Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (6.82%) CRM Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Java Web Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (63.64%) HTML
2 22 (50.00%) CSS
3 10 (22.73%) .NET
3 10 (22.73%) jQuery
3 10 (22.73%) Web Services
4 8 (18.18%) SOAP
5 7 (15.91%) Ajax
5 7 (15.91%) Spring
6 6 (13.64%) JSF
6 6 (13.64%) JSON
7 5 (11.36%) HTML5
7 5 (11.36%) LAMP
7 5 (11.36%) XHTML
8 4 (9.09%) Dropwizard
8 4 (9.09%) EJB
8 4 (9.09%) J2EE
9 3 (6.82%) CSS3
9 3 (6.82%) PCRE
9 3 (6.82%) Regular Expression
9 3 (6.82%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
3 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Unix
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.27%) Scrum
3 9 (20.45%) OOP
3 9 (20.45%) TDD
4 7 (15.91%) Web Design
4 7 (15.91%) Web Development
5 5 (11.36%) ITIL
5 5 (11.36%) Release Management
6 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.09%) ITSM
6 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Workflow
7 3 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (6.82%) Software Delivery
7 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 23 (52.27%) SQL
3 22 (50.00%) Java
4 9 (20.45%) C#
5 8 (18.18%) PHP
6 7 (15.91%) T-SQL
7 6 (13.64%) Perl
8 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.27%) C
9 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.27%) Python
9 1 (2.27%) Ruby
9 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.27%) VB
9 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.55%) BC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) ISEB
5 1 (2.27%) CBAP
5 1 (2.27%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) MCP
5 1 (2.27%) MCSD
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
2 4 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.27%) Ansible
2 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.27%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle
2 4 (9.09%) ServiceNow
2 4 (9.09%) Zend
3 3 (6.82%) Adobe
3 3 (6.82%) HP
3 3 (6.82%) ILOG
3 3 (6.82%) Splunk
4 2 (4.55%) Alterian
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) Guidewire
5 1 (2.27%) Perforce
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.27%) VMware
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