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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 19 49 19
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -30
Contract jobs citing XML 63 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.22% 2.79% 6.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.10% 8.85% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 11 15
Average daily rate
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£421 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £288 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.99% +1.14%
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
251 226 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.77% 31.48% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 150 64
Average daily rate £388 £425 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +31.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +16.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +26 55 £421 +26.46% 9
West Wales +12 6 £450 +100.00%
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 60 (49.18%) SOAP
2 59 (48.36%) Web Services
3 56 (45.90%) SQL Server
4 51 (41.80%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (37.70%) C#
6 41 (33.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 40 (32.79%) HTML
8 39 (31.97%) SQL
8 39 (31.97%) .NET
9 36 (29.51%) Security Cleared
10 34 (27.87%) REST
10 34 (27.87%) Scrum
11 31 (25.41%) CSS
12 30 (24.59%) SC Cleared
12 30 (24.59%) Unit Testing
13 28 (22.95%) ASP.NET
13 28 (22.95%) Java
14 27 (22.13%) JavaScript
15 26 (21.31%) TDD
16 25 (20.49%) SOA
17 24 (19.67%) MVC
17 24 (19.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 21 (17.21%) HTML5
19 20 (16.39%) Visual Studio
19 20 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC
19 20 (16.39%) Subversion
20 19 (15.57%) SQL Server 2005
20 19 (15.57%) BDD
20 19 (15.57%) Team Foundation Server
20 19 (15.57%) Tomcat

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 19 (15.57%) Tomcat
2 16 (13.11%) SharePoint
2 16 (13.11%) JBoss
3 15 (12.30%) WebSphere
3 15 (12.30%) IIS
4 6 (4.92%) Apache
5 5 (4.10%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.28%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.46%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.64%) Mule ESB
8 2 (1.64%) ArcSDE
8 2 (1.64%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.64%) Mule
8 2 (1.64%) nginx
8 2 (1.64%) Confluence
8 2 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.64%) Node.js
8 2 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (7.38%) MS Office
2 8 (6.56%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.46%) Magento
3 3 (2.46%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.84%) HTTP
2 11 (9.02%) Intranet
3 9 (7.38%) Internet
4 3 (2.46%) LDAP
5 1 (0.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (45.90%) SQL Server
2 41 (33.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (19.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (15.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (13.93%) SQL Server 2000
6 15 (12.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (6.56%) MySQL
7 8 (6.56%) MongoDB
8 7 (5.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.64%) Jackrabbit
10 2 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.82%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 20 (16.39%) Visual Studio
1 20 (16.39%) Subversion
2 19 (15.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (13.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 15 (12.30%) Eclipse
5 10 (8.20%) Cucumber
6 9 (7.38%) Git (software)
6 9 (7.38%) Jenkins
7 8 (6.56%) JUnit
8 7 (5.74%) Jasmine
9 4 (3.28%) SoapUI
9 4 (3.28%) JIRA
10 3 (2.46%) Maven
10 3 (2.46%) XMLUnit
11 2 (1.64%) Toad
11 2 (1.64%) JDeveloper
11 2 (1.64%) Rational Application Developer
11 2 (1.64%) Hudson
11 2 (1.64%) Apache Continuum
12 1 (0.82%) DbUnit
General
1 9 (7.38%) Finance
2 8 (6.56%) Back Office
3 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.46%) Publishing
5 2 (1.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.82%) Games
6 1 (0.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 73 (59.84%) Developer
2 21 (17.21%) .NET Developer
3 15 (12.30%) Analyst
4 14 (11.48%) Java Developer
4 14 (11.48%) SQL Developer
5 8 (6.56%) Project Manager
6 6 (4.92%) Software Developer
6 6 (4.92%) Data Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) Architect
7 5 (4.10%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.10%) Web Project Manager
7 5 (4.10%) Web Manager
8 4 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (3.28%) CRM Developer
8 4 (3.28%) AWS Developer
8 4 (3.28%) PHP Developer
9 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (2.46%) C# Developer
9 3 (2.46%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (49.18%) SOAP
2 59 (48.36%) Web Services
3 40 (32.79%) HTML
4 39 (31.97%) .NET
5 34 (27.87%) REST
6 31 (25.41%) CSS
7 28 (22.95%) ASP.NET
8 21 (17.21%) HTML5
9 20 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (14.75%) jQuery
11 16 (13.11%) .NET Framework
12 15 (12.30%) WCF
13 14 (11.48%) Spring
13 14 (11.48%) Ajax
13 14 (11.48%) CSS3
14 13 (10.66%) Hibernate
14 13 (10.66%) JSON
15 11 (9.02%) Java SE
15 11 (9.02%) MyBatis
16 10 (8.20%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) NHS
2 12 (9.84%) User Experience
3 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.56%) Replication
5 5 (4.10%) Open Source
5 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.46%) Smart Meter
7 3 (2.46%) IVR
8 2 (1.64%) Clustering
8 2 (1.64%) GIS
9 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.38%) UNIX
2 8 (6.56%) Linux
3 6 (4.92%) Windows
4 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.82%) Android
4 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (41.80%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (27.87%) Scrum
3 30 (24.59%) Unit Testing
4 26 (21.31%) TDD
5 25 (20.49%) SOA
6 24 (19.67%) MVC
7 19 (15.57%) BDD
8 14 (11.48%) Migration
8 14 (11.48%) Software Engineering
9 11 (9.02%) E-Commerce
9 11 (9.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (9.02%) Data Migration
10 9 (7.38%) ETL
10 9 (7.38%) Web Design
10 9 (7.38%) Information Security
11 8 (6.56%) Data Modelling
11 8 (6.56%) Content Management
12 7 (5.74%) Test Scripting
12 7 (5.74%) UML
13 6 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (37.70%) C#
2 39 (31.97%) SQL
3 28 (22.95%) Java
4 27 (22.13%) JavaScript
5 18 (14.75%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.56%) Scala
7 7 (5.74%) PHP
8 5 (4.10%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.10%) C++
9 4 (3.28%) Perl
9 4 (3.28%) Ruby
10 3 (2.46%) Python
10 3 (2.46%) C
10 3 (2.46%) Delphi
11 2 (1.64%) COBOL
11 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.82%) Groovy
12 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.82%) VB6
12 1 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (29.51%) Security Cleared
2 30 (24.59%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.10%) ISEB
4 4 (3.28%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.28%) Degree
5 2 (1.64%) CBAP
6 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.92%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) HL7
Systems Management
1 8 (6.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.66%) Oracle
3 8 (6.56%) HP
3 8 (6.56%) Alterian
4 5 (4.10%) IBM
5 4 (3.28%) Casewise
6 3 (2.46%) Avaya
6 3 (2.46%) Sun
6 3 (2.46%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.46%) Progress
7 2 (1.64%) Mapinfo
7 2 (1.64%) Micro Focus
7 2 (1.64%) ESRI
8 1 (0.82%) Zend
8 1 (0.82%) Sybase
8 1 (0.82%) ILOG
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