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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 29 18 49
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +31
Contract jobs citing XML 48 63 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.45% 8.27% 3.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.98% 24.80% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 41 13
Average daily rate £395 £421 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +23.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £282 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.80
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.73%
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
267 254 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.46% 33.33% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 160 151
Average daily rate £375 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £42.90 £32.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.98% +7.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -14 39 £390 -7.25% 9
North Wales - 4 - -
West Wales +9 2 £338 -25.00%
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 53 (61.63%) HTML
2 46 (53.49%) JavaScript
3 42 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (47.67%) Java
5 40 (46.51%) SQL
6 36 (41.86%) jQuery
7 29 (33.72%) Security Cleared
7 29 (33.72%) SQL Server
8 26 (30.23%) CSS
9 23 (26.74%) SOAP
9 23 (26.74%) OO
9 23 (26.74%) SC Cleared
9 23 (26.74%) TDD
10 22 (25.58%) MS Excel
11 21 (24.42%) .NET
11 21 (24.42%) Scrum
11 21 (24.42%) Selenium
12 20 (23.26%) Unix
13 19 (22.09%) Web Services
13 19 (22.09%) Perl
14 17 (19.77%) JIRA
14 17 (19.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (18.60%) Spring
15 16 (18.60%) Software Engineering
15 16 (18.60%) MVC
15 16 (18.60%) C#
16 15 (17.44%) Oracle
16 15 (17.44%) MS Visio
16 15 (17.44%) Java EE
17 14 (16.28%) Ajax

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12 (13.95%) Apache
1 12 (13.95%) Confluence
2 11 (12.79%) JBoss
3 10 (11.63%) FileNet
3 10 (11.63%) IIS
3 10 (11.63%) LiveCycle
4 9 (10.47%) WebSphere
5 7 (8.14%) GeoServer
5 7 (8.14%) SharePoint
5 7 (8.14%) Tomcat
6 5 (5.81%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (5.81%) MQSeries
7 4 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.16%) CMS
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 15 (17.44%) MS Visio
3 10 (11.63%) MS Office
4 8 (9.30%) MS Project
5 7 (8.14%) Gliffy
6 3 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) Firewall
2 5 (5.81%) HTTP
3 3 (3.49%) HTTPS
3 3 (3.49%) SSH
3 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.49%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.33%) Internet
5 1 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (33.72%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (15.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (12.79%) Oracle Database
5 9 (10.47%) MongoDB
6 8 (9.30%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (8.14%) MySQL
8 5 (5.81%) NoSQL
8 5 (5.81%) Redis
8 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (2.33%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (1.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (24.42%) Selenium
2 17 (19.77%) JIRA
3 14 (16.28%) JUnit
3 14 (16.28%) Subversion
4 13 (15.12%) Maven
5 12 (13.95%) Visual Studio
6 11 (12.79%) Cucumber
6 11 (12.79%) DbUnit
6 11 (12.79%) Git (software)
6 11 (12.79%) Spock
7 10 (11.63%) Ant
7 10 (11.63%) Hudson
8 9 (10.47%) Eclipse
9 6 (6.98%) Concordion
9 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (4.65%) Burp Suite
10 4 (4.65%) JMeter
11 3 (3.49%) IntelliJ
11 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (15.12%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Legal
3 2 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 55 (63.95%) Developer
2 18 (20.93%) Analyst
3 17 (19.77%) Java Developer
4 14 (16.28%) Test Analyst
5 13 (15.12%) .NET Developer
6 11 (12.79%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 8 (9.30%) Perl Developer
8 7 (8.14%) Lead Test Analyst
9 6 (6.98%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (6.98%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.98%) Support Engineer
10 5 (5.81%) DBA
10 5 (5.81%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (5.81%) SQL Developer
11 4 (4.65%) C# Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Data Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (4.65%) PHP Developer
11 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (61.63%) HTML
2 36 (41.86%) jQuery
3 26 (30.23%) CSS
4 23 (26.74%) SOAP
5 21 (24.42%) .NET
6 19 (22.09%) Web Services
7 16 (18.60%) Spring
8 15 (17.44%) Java EE
9 14 (16.28%) Ajax
10 13 (15.12%) JSF
11 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET
12 11 (12.79%) JSTS
12 11 (12.79%) XHTML
13 10 (11.63%) XSLT
14 9 (10.47%) Hibernate
14 9 (10.47%) RESTful
15 8 (9.30%) .NET Framework
15 8 (9.30%) AngularJS
16 7 (8.14%) Java SE
16 7 (8.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) NHS
1 7 (8.14%) N-Tier
1 7 (8.14%) PKI
1 7 (8.14%) Replication
2 4 (4.65%) DataPower
3 3 (3.49%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.16%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.16%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.26%) Unix
2 4 (4.65%) Windows
3 3 (3.49%) Linux
3 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.74%) OO
2 23 (26.74%) TDD
3 21 (24.42%) Scrum
4 16 (18.60%) MVC
4 16 (18.60%) Software Engineering
5 14 (16.28%) Software Testing
6 13 (15.12%) Document Management
7 12 (13.95%) Front End Development
7 12 (13.95%) SDLC
8 10 (11.63%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (11.63%) Test Management
8 10 (11.63%) Web Development
9 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (9.30%) PRINCE2
9 8 (9.30%) Project Management
10 7 (8.14%) OOP
10 7 (8.14%) Unit Testing
10 7 (8.14%) Workflow
11 6 (6.98%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 46 (53.49%) JavaScript
2 41 (47.67%) Java
3 40 (46.51%) SQL
4 19 (22.09%) Perl
5 16 (18.60%) C#
6 12 (13.95%) T-SQL
7 7 (8.14%) PHP
8 6 (6.98%) ANSI SQL
8 6 (6.98%) Go
8 6 (6.98%) PL/SQL
8 6 (6.98%) Scala
9 4 (4.65%) XPath
10 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.49%) C
10 3 (3.49%) Python
10 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.16%) C++
11 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (33.72%) Security Cleared
2 23 (26.74%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.30%) DV Cleared
3 8 (9.30%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.98%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (5.81%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) Degree
6 1 (1.16%) MCAD
6 1 (1.16%) MCSD
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) HL7
2 7 (8.14%) QA
3 6 (6.98%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (3.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Ansible
1 3 (3.49%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (3.49%) yum
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) Oracle
2 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.63%) Adobe
3 10 (11.63%) ILOG
3 10 (11.63%) Splunk
4 7 (8.14%) Kofax
5 5 (5.81%) Atlassian
5 5 (5.81%) IBM
6 4 (4.65%) F5
6 4 (4.65%) Zend
7 3 (3.49%) Cisco
7 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.49%) VMware
8 1 (1.16%) Alterian
8 1 (1.16%) RedGate
8 1 (1.16%) ServiceNow
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Network ITR
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Stott & May
Posted: 3 days ago