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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 14 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Contract jobs citing XML 87 61 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.33% 7.72% 2.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.85% 25.85% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 45 13
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£400 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £235 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.78 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.78% -6.35%
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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
282 236 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.49% 29.87% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 159 60
Average daily rate £350 £388 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +23.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £41.38 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.93% +18.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +8 81 £400 +42.22% 9
West Wales +2 1 - -
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 79 (64.75%) SOAP
2 74 (60.66%) Web Services
3 57 (46.72%) SQL Server
4 51 (41.80%) C#
5 49 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (38.52%) .NET
7 46 (37.70%) SQL
8 45 (36.89%) HTML
9 43 (35.25%) ASP.NET
10 42 (34.43%) JavaScript
11 41 (33.61%) Java
12 40 (32.79%) Scrum
12 40 (32.79%) Security Cleared
13 37 (30.33%) REST
14 36 (29.51%) SQL Server 2008
14 36 (29.51%) Unit Testing
15 35 (28.69%) SC Cleared
16 34 (27.87%) Spring
17 32 (26.23%) TDD
18 29 (23.77%) Visual Studio
19 28 (22.95%) MVC
20 27 (22.13%) ASP.NET MVC
21 26 (21.31%) BDD
21 26 (21.31%) Oracle
22 25 (20.49%) IIS
22 25 (20.49%) Team Foundation Server
22 25 (20.49%) .NET Framework
23 24 (19.67%) JSP
24 21 (17.21%) OO
24 21 (17.21%) Tomcat

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 25 (20.49%) IIS
2 21 (17.21%) Tomcat
3 19 (15.57%) WebSphere
4 14 (11.48%) JBoss
5 6 (4.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (4.92%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.10%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.64%) Apache
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.64%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.64%) nginx
7 2 (1.64%) Confluence
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.64%) Node.js
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.64%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.64%) ArcSDE
8 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.82%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.74%) MS Office
3 3 (2.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) Office 365
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.57%) HTTP
2 3 (2.46%) Intranet
2 3 (2.46%) LDAP
3 2 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (46.72%) SQL Server
2 36 (29.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (16.39%) MySQL
4 17 (13.93%) Relational Database
5 12 (9.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (9.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (9.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (9.02%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.64%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.64%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.82%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 29 (23.77%) Visual Studio
2 25 (20.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (14.75%) Eclipse
4 16 (13.11%) Subversion
5 9 (7.38%) Cucumber
6 8 (6.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (3.28%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.64%) Rational Application Developer
8 2 (1.64%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.64%) Hudson
8 2 (1.64%) Apache Continuum
8 2 (1.64%) Maven
8 2 (1.64%) JIRA
8 2 (1.64%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.64%) Toad
8 2 (1.64%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (6.56%) Back Office
2 7 (5.74%) Finance
3 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.64%) Legal
4 2 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 91 (74.59%) Developer
2 33 (27.05%) Java Developer
3 31 (25.41%) .NET Developer
4 12 (9.84%) SQL Developer
5 10 (8.20%) Software Developer
6 9 (7.38%) Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (3.28%) CRM Developer
9 3 (2.46%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (2.46%) Data Analyst
9 3 (2.46%) AWS Developer
9 3 (2.46%) Lead Software Engineer
9 3 (2.46%) Architect
9 3 (2.46%) Tester
9 3 (2.46%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.46%) C# Developer
9 3 (2.46%) VB Developer
9 3 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.46%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (64.75%) SOAP
2 74 (60.66%) Web Services
3 47 (38.52%) .NET
4 45 (36.89%) HTML
5 43 (35.25%) ASP.NET
6 37 (30.33%) REST
7 34 (27.87%) Spring
8 27 (22.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (20.49%) .NET Framework
10 24 (19.67%) JSP
11 20 (16.39%) Struts
11 20 (16.39%) CSS
11 20 (16.39%) JDBC
12 19 (15.57%) AngularJS
13 18 (14.75%) Hibernate
14 16 (13.11%) JPA
15 14 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (9.84%) MyBatis
16 12 (9.84%) Java SE
17 10 (8.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) User Experience
2 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.38%) NHS
4 3 (2.46%) IVR
4 3 (2.46%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.64%) GIS
5 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.82%) W3C
6 1 (0.82%) CMDB
6 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.02%) Windows
2 10 (8.20%) UNIX
3 7 (5.74%) Linux
4 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (32.79%) Scrum
3 36 (29.51%) Unit Testing
4 32 (26.23%) TDD
5 28 (22.95%) MVC
6 26 (21.31%) BDD
7 21 (17.21%) OO
7 21 (17.21%) SOA
8 19 (15.57%) Web Development
9 12 (9.84%) Software Engineering
10 11 (9.02%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (8.20%) Migration
12 9 (7.38%) Data Migration
13 8 (6.56%) ETL
14 7 (5.74%) RAD
15 6 (4.92%) UML
15 6 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis
15 6 (4.92%) Test Scripting
16 5 (4.10%) Test Management
16 5 (4.10%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 51 (41.80%) C#
2 46 (37.70%) SQL
3 42 (34.43%) JavaScript
4 41 (33.61%) Java
5 16 (13.11%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.92%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.10%) PHP
8 4 (3.28%) Perl
8 4 (3.28%) VB
8 4 (3.28%) VB6
9 3 (2.46%) VBA
9 3 (2.46%) C++
9 3 (2.46%) Delphi
10 2 (1.64%) COBOL
10 2 (1.64%) Python
10 2 (1.64%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.82%) Scala
11 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (32.79%) Security Cleared
2 35 (28.69%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.74%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.46%) Degree
5 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.92%) QA
3 3 (2.46%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) Shibboleth
2 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.82%) Puppet
2 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (21.31%) Oracle
2 16 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.38%) IBM
4 6 (4.92%) HP
4 6 (4.92%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.46%) Sun
5 3 (2.46%) Avaya
6 2 (1.64%) Mapinfo
6 2 (1.64%) Micro Focus
6 2 (1.64%) ESRI
6 2 (1.64%) InterSystems
6 2 (1.64%) Alterian
6 2 (1.64%) Casewise
7 1 (0.82%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
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