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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
UK / Wales
Rank 30 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing XML 32 59 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.75% 8.61% 4.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.92% 25.54% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 23
Median daily rate £325 £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £282 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £450 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
- +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +17.18%

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
201 231 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.87% 33.72% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 164 92
Median daily rate £400 £370 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £460 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £19.11 £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.05% +103.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 -2 24 £319 -2.67% 7
West Wales -14 3 £325 -27.77%
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 46 (61.33%) SQL
2 37 (49.33%) Java
3 32 (42.67%) CSS
4 31 (41.33%) HTML
5 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (36.00%) JSON
6 27 (36.00%) Cucumber
7 26 (34.67%) Selenium
8 25 (33.33%) JUnit
8 25 (33.33%) WebLogic
9 24 (32.00%) SQL Server
9 24 (32.00%) Windows
9 24 (32.00%) Scrum
9 24 (32.00%) QA
9 24 (32.00%) Security Cleared
9 24 (32.00%) JBehave
9 24 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (30.67%) Dropwizard
10 23 (30.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (29.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (29.33%) Automated Testing
11 22 (29.33%) Linux
12 21 (28.00%) Mentoring
13 20 (26.67%) Unix
14 19 (25.33%) SC Cleared
15 14 (18.67%) Release Management
16 13 (17.33%) IBM Integration Bus
16 13 (17.33%) HL7
16 13 (17.33%) WebSphere
16 13 (17.33%) JCAPS

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 25 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 13 (17.33%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (17.33%) JCAPS
2 13 (17.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.00%) SAS
3 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.33%) Confluence
4 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) DNS
1 1 (1.33%) LDAP
1 1 (1.33%) SMTP
1 1 (1.33%) SNMP
1 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (29.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (14.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.00%) QlikView
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.67%) MySQL
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.33%) OLAP
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (36.00%) Cucumber
2 26 (34.67%) Selenium
3 25 (33.33%) JUnit
4 24 (32.00%) JBehave
5 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (6.67%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.00%) ERwin
7 3 (4.00%) Maven
7 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.33%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.33%) JIRA
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Advertising
3 2 (2.67%) Electronics
3 2 (2.67%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 47 (62.67%) Developer
2 34 (45.33%) Java Developer
3 13 (17.33%) Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Applications Manager
5 7 (9.33%) Applications Support
5 7 (9.33%) Applications Support Manager
5 7 (9.33%) Support Manager
5 7 (9.33%) Test Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Agile Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Lead Test Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) XML Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Consultant
9 2 (2.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (42.67%) CSS
2 31 (41.33%) HTML
3 27 (36.00%) JSON
4 23 (30.67%) Dropwizard
5 13 (17.33%) IBM Integration Bus
5 13 (17.33%) XSLT
6 11 (14.67%) Spring
7 9 (12.00%) SOAP
8 6 (8.00%) .NET
8 6 (8.00%) XML Schema
8 6 (8.00%) XSD
9 5 (6.67%) Hibernate
9 5 (6.67%) J2EE
10 4 (5.33%) Ajax
10 4 (5.33%) Web Services
11 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
11 3 (4.00%) WPF
12 2 (2.67%) Grails
12 2 (2.67%) jQuery
12 2 (2.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) NHS
3 3 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) iPad
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.00%) Windows
2 22 (29.33%) Linux
3 20 (26.67%) Unix
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.00%) Scrum
3 23 (30.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 22 (29.33%) Automated Testing
5 21 (28.00%) Mentoring
6 14 (18.67%) Release Management
7 13 (17.33%) ITIL
7 13 (17.33%) PRINCE2
7 13 (17.33%) Software Delivery
8 12 (16.00%) Service Delivery
9 11 (14.67%) ITIL V3
9 11 (14.67%) Project Management
10 9 (12.00%) ETL
10 9 (12.00%) Service Management
11 8 (10.67%) Business Analysis
11 8 (10.67%) ITSM
12 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (5.33%) Problem Management
13 4 (5.33%) TDD
14 3 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (61.33%) SQL
2 37 (49.33%) Java
3 7 (9.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.67%) C#
5 2 (2.67%) Groovy
5 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.33%) C
6 1 (1.33%) Python
6 1 (1.33%) Ruby
6 1 (1.33%) VB
6 1 (1.33%) VBA
6 1 (1.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (25.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.33%) Degree
4 4 (5.33%) ISEB
5 3 (4.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (32.00%) QA
2 13 (17.33%) HL7
3 3 (4.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) Fiorano
1 13 (17.33%) IBM
1 13 (17.33%) InterSystems
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.33%) Oracle
3 3 (4.00%) Ab Initio
3 3 (4.00%) Informatica
3 3 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (4.00%) Netezza
3 3 (4.00%) Tableau
3 3 (4.00%) Teradata
4 2 (2.67%) SAP
4 2 (2.67%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.33%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.33%) HP
5 1 (1.33%) Splunk
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