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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 30 35 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing XML 31 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.29% 3.55% 7.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.67% 14.08% 35.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £295 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.54 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -14.28%
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
166 142 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.99% 25.18% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 83 56
Average daily rate £388 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £287 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.89% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 +11 27 £400 +4.91% 14
West Wales -8 3 £419 +4.68%
North Wales - - - -
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 63 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (45.19%) SOAP
3 54 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 52 (38.52%) Web Services
5 47 (34.81%) JSON
6 46 (34.07%) Scrum
7 42 (31.11%) Security Cleared
8 40 (29.63%) Java
9 38 (28.15%) Microsoft
10 36 (26.67%) SC Cleared
10 36 (26.67%) REST
11 35 (25.93%) HTML
12 34 (25.19%) XSLT
13 33 (24.44%) Open Source
14 32 (23.70%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (22.96%) Maven
16 28 (20.74%) TDD
16 28 (20.74%) CSS
16 28 (20.74%) SQL
17 27 (20.00%) JavaScript
18 26 (19.26%) Subversion
19 24 (17.78%) MongoDB
19 24 (17.78%) Jenkins
20 23 (17.04%) HTML5
20 23 (17.04%) jQuery
20 23 (17.04%) .NET
21 22 (16.30%) OO
21 22 (16.30%) Spring
22 21 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 21 (15.56%) J2EE

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 18 (13.33%) Confluence
2 17 (12.59%) FileNet
3 14 (10.37%) SharePoint
4 11 (8.15%) Apache
5 7 (5.19%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.96%) JBoss
7 3 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.48%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.48%) Mule
8 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.74%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.74%) IIS
9 1 (0.74%) CICS
9 1 (0.74%) Zope
Applications
1 9 (6.67%) MS Office
1 9 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Magento
1 3 (2.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.93%) Office 365
3 1 (0.74%) PaaS
3 1 (0.74%) GitHub
3 1 (0.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.15%) Firewall
2 10 (7.41%) HTTP
3 9 (6.67%) Intranet
4 7 (5.19%) Internet
5 2 (1.48%) AMQP
6 1 (0.74%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (17.78%) MongoDB
3 21 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (12.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 13 (9.63%) Relational Database
7 12 (8.89%) SQL Server 2000
7 12 (8.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (5.19%) MySQL
10 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.48%) DB2
11 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.48%) Jackrabbit
11 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (22.96%) Maven
2 26 (19.26%) Subversion
3 24 (17.78%) Jenkins
4 20 (14.81%) JIRA
5 18 (13.33%) Selenium
6 16 (11.85%) Cucumber
6 16 (11.85%) Hudson
7 14 (10.37%) SoapUI
8 11 (8.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (7.41%) JUnit
10 9 (6.67%) Git (software)
11 7 (5.19%) Jasmine
12 5 (3.70%) Visual Studio
13 3 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (2.22%) Eclipse
13 3 (2.22%) XMLUnit
14 2 (1.48%) GitLab
14 2 (1.48%) DbUnit
15 1 (0.74%) Ant
15 1 (0.74%) Xcode
General
1 6 (4.44%) Back Office
2 5 (3.70%) Finance
3 3 (2.22%) Publishing
4 1 (0.74%) Local Government
4 1 (0.74%) Games
4 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (46.67%) Developer
2 23 (17.04%) Java Developer
2 23 (17.04%) Analyst
3 14 (10.37%) Designer
3 14 (10.37%) Architect
3 14 (10.37%) Technical Architect
4 11 (8.15%) Test Analyst
5 10 (7.41%) SQL Developer
6 9 (6.67%) PHP Developer
7 6 (4.44%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.44%) Data Analyst
8 5 (3.70%) Web Project Manager
8 5 (3.70%) Integration Analyst
8 5 (3.70%) Web Manager
8 5 (3.70%) Integration Test Analyst
8 5 (3.70%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.70%) Software Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) .NET Developer
9 4 (2.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (2.22%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (45.19%) SOAP
2 52 (38.52%) Web Services
3 47 (34.81%) JSON
4 36 (26.67%) REST
5 35 (25.93%) HTML
6 34 (25.19%) XSLT
7 28 (20.74%) CSS
8 23 (17.04%) HTML5
8 23 (17.04%) jQuery
8 23 (17.04%) .NET
9 22 (16.30%) Spring
10 21 (15.56%) J2EE
11 18 (13.33%) CSS3
11 18 (13.33%) Hibernate
12 17 (12.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 17 (12.59%) AngularJS
12 17 (12.59%) XML Schema
12 17 (12.59%) JSF
12 17 (12.59%) Ajax
13 15 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (24.44%) Open Source
2 13 (9.63%) NHS
3 10 (7.41%) Replication
4 9 (6.67%) User Experience
5 7 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.22%) IVR
8 2 (1.48%) Clustering
8 2 (1.48%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.44%) Windows
1 6 (4.44%) Linux
2 2 (1.48%) UNIX
2 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (34.07%) Scrum
3 32 (23.70%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (20.74%) TDD
5 22 (16.30%) OO
6 19 (14.07%) Test Scripting
7 18 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 18 (13.33%) DevOps
8 17 (12.59%) UML
8 17 (12.59%) RUP
8 17 (12.59%) DSDM
9 16 (11.85%) Pair Programming
9 16 (11.85%) Configuration Management
10 15 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
10 15 (11.11%) Release Management
11 14 (10.37%) User Stories
11 14 (10.37%) MVC
12 12 (8.89%) Web Design
12 12 (8.89%) SOA
12 12 (8.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (29.63%) Java
2 28 (20.74%) SQL
3 27 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (13.33%) C#
5 14 (10.37%) XPath
6 12 (8.89%) T-SQL
7 11 (8.15%) PHP
8 8 (5.93%) Scala
9 5 (3.70%) Ruby
10 2 (1.48%) C++
10 2 (1.48%) C
10 2 (1.48%) Python
11 1 (0.74%) Groovy
11 1 (0.74%) COBOL
11 1 (0.74%) Perl
11 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 42 (31.11%) Security Cleared
2 36 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.70%) ISEB
4 3 (2.22%) Degree
5 2 (1.48%) CBAP
6 1 (0.74%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (5.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (28.15%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.33%) HP
3 17 (12.59%) Oracle
4 16 (11.85%) IBM
5 15 (11.11%) Twitter
6 6 (4.44%) Alterian
7 4 (2.96%) Casewise
8 3 (2.22%) Progress
8 3 (2.22%) Avaya
9 2 (1.48%) ILOG
10 1 (0.74%) Zend
10 1 (0.74%) Splunk
10 1 (0.74%) Adobe
10 1 (0.74%) Sybase
10 1 (0.74%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.74%) Kofax
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