Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

XML
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 38 13
Rank change year-on-year +18 -25 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 43 17 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 7.01% 3.10% 12.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.29% 12.98% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 94
Cardiff median daily rate £345 £195 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.15% -35.08% -7.69%
10th Percentile £171 £157 £200
90th Percentile £420 £378 £350
South Wales median daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.84% -9.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Cardiff median hourly rate - £21.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.38% -85.52%
South Wales median hourly rate - £21.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year - -14.85% -82.59%

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 177 131 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 28.87% 23.86% 33.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 102 249
Cardiff median daily rate £371 £381 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.75% +16.41% -6.43%
10th Percentile £191 £263 £220
90th Percentile £475 £525 £450
South Wales median daily rate £375 £425 £363
% change year-on-year -11.76% +17.24% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +43.33% -89.66%
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £10.15
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £20.25
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.63% +34.38% -36.00%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Cardiff

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Cardiff

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Cardiff over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Cardiff

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for XML.

1 28 (65.12%) SQL
2 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
3 24 (55.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
5 21 (48.84%) SOAP
5 21 (48.84%) HL7
6 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (34.88%) ETL
8 14 (32.56%) XSLT
8 14 (32.56%) SoapUI
9 13 (30.23%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (27.91%) ITIL
10 12 (27.91%) T-SQL
10 12 (27.91%) Migration
10 12 (27.91%) Fiorano
10 12 (27.91%) JCAPS
11 11 (25.58%) High Availability
11 11 (25.58%) SDLC
11 11 (25.58%) VMware
11 11 (25.58%) Degree
11 11 (25.58%) IBM Integration Bus
11 11 (25.58%) WebSphere
11 11 (25.58%) Data Migration
11 11 (25.58%) InterSystems
11 11 (25.58%) IBM
11 11 (25.58%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (25.58%) Web Services
11 11 (25.58%) C++
11 11 (25.58%) Oracle
12 10 (23.26%) C#

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 12 (27.91%) JCAPS
2 11 (25.58%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (25.58%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.98%) SAS
4 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.98%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) RTSP
1 1 (2.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
2 24 (55.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (30.23%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
5 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (6.98%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (4.65%) Big Data
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (2.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (2.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) SoapUI
2 9 (20.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.98%) Gradle
5 3 (6.98%) Grunt
5 3 (6.98%) gulp
5 3 (6.98%) JProfiler
5 3 (6.98%) JUnit
5 3 (6.98%) SonarQube
6 2 (4.65%) JIRA
6 2 (4.65%) JMeter
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (2.33%) Subversion
7 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.33%) Banking
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
1 1 (2.33%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Test Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Data Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Technical Architect
5 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Lead Test Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Architect
6 5 (11.63%) ETL Developer
6 5 (11.63%) SSIS Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Team Leader
6 5 (11.63%) Test Leader
6 5 (11.63%) Test Team Leader
7 4 (9.30%) DBA
8 3 (6.98%) Administrator
8 3 (6.98%) SQL DBA
8 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.98%) TOGAF Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) SOAP
2 14 (32.56%) XSLT
3 11 (25.58%) IBM Integration Bus
3 11 (25.58%) Web Services
4 10 (23.26%) .NET
5 9 (20.93%) RESTful
5 9 (20.93%) XML Schema
6 8 (18.60%) XSD
7 5 (11.63%) JSON
8 4 (9.30%) CSS
8 4 (9.30%) HTML
8 4 (9.30%) jQuery
9 3 (6.98%) Ajax
9 3 (6.98%) CSS3
9 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
9 3 (6.98%) HTML5
9 3 (6.98%) J2EE
9 3 (6.98%) JPA
9 3 (6.98%) Node.js
9 3 (6.98%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) NHS
2 9 (20.93%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.98%) Clustering
3 3 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.33%) iPad
5 1 (2.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) AIX
4 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) ETL
3 12 (27.91%) ITIL
3 12 (27.91%) Migration
4 11 (25.58%) Data Migration
4 11 (25.58%) High Availability
4 11 (25.58%) SDLC
5 10 (23.26%) Data Modelling
5 10 (23.26%) Release Management
6 9 (20.93%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (20.93%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (20.93%) Service Delivery
6 9 (20.93%) TOGAF
7 7 (16.28%) MVC
8 6 (13.95%) Project Management
9 5 (11.63%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
10 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
10 4 (9.30%) Scrum
10 4 (9.30%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (65.12%) SQL
2 12 (27.91%) T-SQL
3 11 (25.58%) C++
4 10 (23.26%) C#
5 8 (18.60%) Java
6 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.33%) Perl
8 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Degree
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (16.28%) ISTQB
3 7 (16.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (48.84%) HL7
2 3 (6.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.33%) Docker
3 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) Fiorano
3 11 (25.58%) IBM
3 11 (25.58%) InterSystems
3 11 (25.58%) Oracle
3 11 (25.58%) VMware
4 9 (20.93%) RedGate
5 3 (6.98%) Perforce
6 2 (4.65%) Informatica
6 2 (4.65%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (4.65%) Teradata