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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 20 14 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Contract jobs citing XML 73 73 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.86% 10.35% 3.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.26% 34.43% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 54 21
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£250 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.50 £145.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +15.38%
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
278 212 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.92% 30.07% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 154 67
Average daily rate £320 £375 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +18.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 1
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.80 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.32% -60.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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 -7 71 £250 -12.28% 14
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UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 113 (72.44%) SOAP
2 108 (69.23%) Web Services
3 87 (55.77%) SQL Server
4 86 (55.13%) HTML
5 76 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (45.51%) .NET
7 70 (44.87%) C#
8 69 (44.23%) JavaScript
8 69 (44.23%) SQL
9 67 (42.95%) Scrum
10 66 (42.31%) ASP.NET
11 60 (38.46%) Java
12 55 (35.26%) Spring
13 52 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 49 (31.41%) TDD
15 48 (30.77%) CSS
16 47 (30.13%) MVC
16 47 (30.13%) Security Cleared
17 46 (29.49%) Unit Testing
18 44 (28.21%) OO
19 40 (25.64%) Microsoft
19 40 (25.64%) SC Cleared
19 40 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
20 39 (25.00%) HTTP
21 38 (24.36%) REST
22 37 (23.72%) AngularJS
23 35 (22.44%) Oracle
24 32 (20.51%) Hibernate
25 31 (19.87%) Web Development
25 31 (19.87%) .NET Framework

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 27 (17.31%) IIS
2 19 (12.18%) WebSphere
3 18 (11.54%) Tomcat
4 15 (9.62%) JBoss
5 11 (7.05%) Confluence
6 8 (5.13%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.92%) Apache
9 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.28%) ArcGIS
9 2 (1.28%) ArcSDE
9 2 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.28%) Node.js
9 2 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.28%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.28%) nginx
10 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (25.00%) HTTP
2 3 (1.92%) LDAP
3 2 (1.28%) Intranet
3 2 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (55.77%) SQL Server
2 52 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 23 (14.74%) MySQL
5 13 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (8.33%) MongoDB
6 12 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 11 (7.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (7.05%) NoSQL
8 8 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (4.49%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (3.85%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.92%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (1.28%) InterSystems Cache
14 1 (0.64%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 30 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 27 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (16.67%) Subversion
4 21 (13.46%) Eclipse
5 17 (10.90%) Maven
6 14 (8.97%) Jenkins
7 13 (8.33%) Hudson
8 11 (7.05%) JIRA
8 11 (7.05%) Selenium
8 11 (7.05%) Spock
8 11 (7.05%) Geb
9 9 (5.77%) Cucumber
10 8 (5.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (4.49%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.92%) Ant
13 2 (1.28%) Apache Continuum
13 2 (1.28%) Axure RP
13 2 (1.28%) Toad
13 2 (1.28%) JDeveloper
13 2 (1.28%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 13 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (4.49%) Back Office
3 6 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.85%) Finance
4 2 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 133 (85.26%) Developer
2 53 (33.97%) Java Developer
3 52 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 20 (12.82%) SQL Developer
5 13 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 9 (5.77%) Senior Developer
7 7 (4.49%) Analyst
7 7 (4.49%) Test Analyst
8 6 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (3.21%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (3.21%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (2.56%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (2.56%) VB Developer
10 4 (2.56%) CRM Developer
10 4 (2.56%) VB6 Developer
10 4 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 3 (1.92%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (1.92%) Senior SQL Developer
11 3 (1.92%) Agile .NET Developer
11 3 (1.92%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (72.44%) SOAP
2 108 (69.23%) Web Services
3 86 (55.13%) HTML
4 71 (45.51%) .NET
5 66 (42.31%) ASP.NET
6 55 (35.26%) Spring
7 48 (30.77%) CSS
8 40 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (24.36%) REST
10 37 (23.72%) AngularJS
11 32 (20.51%) Hibernate
12 31 (19.87%) .NET Framework
13 30 (19.23%) JSP
14 26 (16.67%) JDBC
14 26 (16.67%) Struts
15 25 (16.03%) JPA
16 18 (11.54%) XSLT
17 17 (10.90%) WCF
18 16 (10.26%) JSF
19 15 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.82%) NHS
2 11 (7.05%) User Experience
3 5 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.28%) GIS
5 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.64%) W3C
6 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.64%) CMDB
6 1 (0.64%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.41%) UNIX
2 8 (5.13%) Windows
3 5 (3.21%) Linux
4 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.64%) CentOS
4 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (42.95%) Scrum
3 49 (31.41%) TDD
4 47 (30.13%) MVC
5 46 (29.49%) Unit Testing
6 44 (28.21%) OO
7 31 (19.87%) Web Development
8 26 (16.67%) BDD
9 20 (12.82%) SOA
10 18 (11.54%) SDLC
11 15 (9.62%) Configuration Management
12 14 (8.97%) OOA/OOD
12 14 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (8.33%) Open Source
13 13 (8.33%) RUP
13 13 (8.33%) DSDM
14 12 (7.69%) ETL
14 12 (7.69%) DevOps
15 11 (7.05%) Release Management
15 11 (7.05%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 70 (44.87%) C#
2 69 (44.23%) JavaScript
2 69 (44.23%) SQL
3 60 (38.46%) Java
4 21 (13.46%) PL/SQL
5 18 (11.54%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.21%) VB
6 5 (3.21%) VB6
6 5 (3.21%) PHP
7 4 (2.56%) Perl
7 4 (2.56%) VBA
8 3 (1.92%) Python
8 3 (1.92%) C++
8 3 (1.92%) Delphi
9 2 (1.28%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.28%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.28%) VBScript
9 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (30.13%) Security Cleared
2 40 (25.64%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.49%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.64%) Degree
4 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.85%) HL7
3 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.56%) Shibboleth
2 2 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.64%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.28%) Puppet
2 2 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.64%) Ansible
3 1 (0.64%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 40 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 35 (22.44%) Oracle
3 12 (7.69%) IBM
4 11 (7.05%) Twitter
5 6 (3.85%) HP
6 3 (1.92%) Sun
7 2 (1.28%) Mapinfo
7 2 (1.28%) Micro Focus
7 2 (1.28%) ESRI
7 2 (1.28%) InterSystems
7 2 (1.28%) Alterian
8 1 (0.64%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow
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