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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 37 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 44 71 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.35% 10.32% 12.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.44% 27.41% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 60 62
Median daily rate £394 £324 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £205 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £425 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £380 £368
% change year-on-year
+0.98% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
285 259 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.67% 37.65% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 218 161
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £29.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.11% +31.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -23 23 £319 -0.39% 5
West Wales - 12 £475 - 1
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 40 (74.07%) SQL
2 34 (62.96%) Java
3 31 (57.41%) HTML
4 29 (53.70%) CSS
5 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (46.30%) Windows
7 24 (44.44%) JSON
8 23 (42.59%) Selenium
8 23 (42.59%) JUnit
8 23 (42.59%) Cucumber
9 22 (40.74%) JBehave
9 22 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (40.74%) WebLogic
9 22 (40.74%) Linux
10 21 (38.89%) Scrum
10 21 (38.89%) Security Cleared
11 20 (37.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (37.04%) Dropwizard
11 20 (37.04%) QA
11 20 (37.04%) Unix
12 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
12 19 (35.19%) Automated Testing
12 19 (35.19%) Mentoring
13 13 (24.07%) Software Delivery
13 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
14 11 (20.37%) C#
15 9 (16.67%) Spring
16 8 (14.81%) .NET
16 8 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (12.96%) ETL

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 22 (40.74%) WebLogic
2 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.56%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.85%) Confluence
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) LDAP
2 3 (5.56%) Skype
3 1 (1.85%) DNS
3 1 (1.85%) Internet
3 1 (1.85%) SMTP
3 1 (1.85%) SNMP
3 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.85%) MySQL
6 1 (1.85%) OLAP
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (42.59%) Cucumber
1 23 (42.59%) JUnit
1 23 (42.59%) Selenium
2 22 (40.74%) JBehave
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (5.56%) Maven
5 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.70%) JIRA
5 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.85%) Ant
6 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.85%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.85%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.85%) MyEclipse
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.70%) Electronics
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Advertising
4 1 (1.85%) Billing
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (87.04%) Developer
2 31 (57.41%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Agile Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) CRM Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.70%) SSIS Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Designer
8 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Junior SQL Developer
8 1 (1.85%) UI Developer
8 1 (1.85%) XML Consultant
8 1 (1.85%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (57.41%) HTML
2 29 (53.70%) CSS
3 24 (44.44%) JSON
4 20 (37.04%) Dropwizard
5 9 (16.67%) Spring
6 8 (14.81%) .NET
7 6 (11.11%) Web Services
7 6 (11.11%) XML Schema
7 6 (11.11%) XSD
8 5 (9.26%) J2EE
8 5 (9.26%) SOAP
9 4 (7.41%) Ajax
9 4 (7.41%) Hibernate
10 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
10 3 (5.56%) REST
11 2 (3.70%) HTML5
11 2 (3.70%) jQuery
11 2 (3.70%) Struts
11 2 (3.70%) WPF
11 2 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.70%) Informatics
2 2 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (1.85%) iPad
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (46.30%) Windows
2 22 (40.74%) Linux
3 20 (37.04%) Unix
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) Scrum
3 20 (37.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 19 (35.19%) Automated Testing
4 19 (35.19%) Mentoring
5 13 (24.07%) Software Delivery
6 7 (12.96%) ETL
7 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.56%) CRM
8 3 (5.56%) TDD
9 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (3.70%) MVC
9 2 (3.70%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.70%) Web Development
10 1 (1.85%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.85%) Data Migration
10 1 (1.85%) Release Management
10 1 (1.85%) Test Scripting
10 1 (1.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (74.07%) SQL
2 34 (62.96%) Java
3 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.37%) C#
5 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.56%) PHP
6 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.70%) VB
8 1 (1.85%) C
8 1 (1.85%) Groovy
8 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.85%) Python
8 1 (1.85%) Ruby
8 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.85%) VBA
8 1 (1.85%) VBScript
8 1 (1.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) ISEB
4 1 (1.85%) MCP
4 1 (1.85%) MCSD
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (37.04%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.85%) HP
4 1 (1.85%) Perforce
4 1 (1.85%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.85%) Splunk