The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 46 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 11 72 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.81% 7.84% 9.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.09% 26.57% 31.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 53 49
Median daily rate £370 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £32.75 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+31.29% -5.07%
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
136 271 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.41% 29.52% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 204 157
Median daily rate £475 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.93% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Median hourly rate - £29.50 £22.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -32 8 £370 +48.00% 9
Mid Wales - 1 £338 -
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for XML.

1 31 (72.09%) JavaScript
2 29 (67.44%) HTML
3 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (51.16%) SQL
4 21 (48.84%) Java
5 17 (39.53%) CSS
6 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
7 15 (34.88%) .NET
8 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
8 13 (30.23%) jQuery
9 12 (27.91%) SOAP
10 11 (25.58%) JIRA
11 10 (23.26%) Selenium
11 10 (23.26%) Web Services
12 9 (20.93%) Oracle
12 9 (20.93%) C#
12 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
12 9 (20.93%) Workflow
13 8 (18.60%) TDD
13 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (18.60%) OOP
13 8 (18.60%) PHP
13 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
14 7 (16.28%) LDAP
14 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
14 7 (16.28%) Spring
14 7 (16.28%) Document Management
14 7 (16.28%) Scrum
14 7 (16.28%) Web Design
14 7 (16.28%) Use Case

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.63%) JBoss
2 5 (11.63%) MQSeries
3 4 (9.30%) Apache
3 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.98%) Confluence
4 3 (6.98%) FileNet
4 3 (6.98%) LiveCycle
4 3 (6.98%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.65%) CMS
5 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.65%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
1 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (11.63%) Office 365
2 4 (9.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) LDAP
2 4 (9.30%) SSL
2 4 (9.30%) VPN
3 3 (6.98%) Internet
3 3 (6.98%) Skype
4 2 (4.65%) Intranet
5 1 (2.33%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.33%) SSH
5 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.63%) MySQL
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) JIRA
2 10 (23.26%) Selenium
3 6 (13.95%) JUnit
4 5 (11.63%) Cucumber
4 5 (11.63%) Maven
4 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
5 4 (9.30%) Ant
5 4 (9.30%) Burp Suite
5 4 (9.30%) DbUnit
5 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
5 4 (9.30%) JMeter
5 4 (9.30%) Spock
5 4 (9.30%) Subversion
6 3 (6.98%) Hudson
7 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.65%) IntelliJ
7 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.33%) JBehave
8 1 (2.33%) MyEclipse
8 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Welsh Language
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Java Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Agile Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Perl Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Perl Web Developer
6 4 (9.30%) PHP Developer
6 4 (9.30%) PHP Zend Developer
6 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Unix Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (67.44%) HTML
2 17 (39.53%) CSS
3 15 (34.88%) .NET
4 13 (30.23%) jQuery
5 12 (27.91%) SOAP
6 10 (23.26%) Web Services
7 7 (16.28%) Spring
8 6 (13.95%) Ajax
8 6 (13.95%) JSF
9 5 (11.63%) HTML5
9 5 (11.63%) LAMP
9 5 (11.63%) XHTML
10 4 (9.30%) EJB
10 4 (9.30%) JSTS
11 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
11 3 (6.98%) CSS3
11 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
11 3 (6.98%) J2EE
11 3 (6.98%) J2SE
11 3 (6.98%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Unix
2 4 (9.30%) Windows
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.65%) Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.93%) Workflow
3 8 (18.60%) OOP
3 8 (18.60%) TDD
4 7 (16.28%) Document Management
4 7 (16.28%) Scrum
4 7 (16.28%) Use Case
4 7 (16.28%) Web Design
4 7 (16.28%) Web Development
5 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
5 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
5 5 (11.63%) ITIL
5 5 (11.63%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Performance Testing
5 5 (11.63%) SDLC
5 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
5 5 (11.63%) V-Model
5 5 (11.63%) Volume Testing
6 4 (9.30%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) JavaScript
2 22 (51.16%) SQL
3 21 (48.84%) Java
4 9 (20.93%) C#
5 8 (18.60%) PHP
6 6 (13.95%) Perl
6 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.98%) C
7 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.33%) Python
8 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.33%) VB
8 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (11.63%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) CBAP
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) ISEB
6 1 (2.33%) MCP
6 1 (2.33%) MCSD
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Oracle
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.63%) Atlassian
4 4 (9.30%) ServiceNow
4 4 (9.30%) Zend
5 3 (6.98%) Adobe
5 3 (6.98%) ILOG
5 3 (6.98%) Splunk
6 2 (4.65%) Alterian
6 2 (4.65%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco
7 1 (2.33%) Perforce
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) VMware