The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 26 11
Rank change year-on-year -15 -15  
Contract jobs citing XML 14 24 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.65% 5.07% 12.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.37% 19.35% 35.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 58
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £443 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year +21.21% -11.88%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 135 124 209
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 25.52% 26.22% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 96 167
Median daily rate £370 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 £41.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.24% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML in South Wales

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in South Wales

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in South Wales

XML
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Cardiff -6 12 £350 -12.50%
XML
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for XML.

1 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
2 19 (46.34%) PRINCE2
2 19 (46.34%) Release Management
3 18 (43.90%) ITIL
3 18 (43.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (39.02%) XSLT
4 16 (39.02%) IBM
4 16 (39.02%) HL7
5 15 (36.59%) IBM Integration Bus
5 15 (36.59%) JCAPS
5 15 (36.59%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (36.59%) WebSphere
5 15 (36.59%) Service Delivery
5 15 (36.59%) InterSystems
5 15 (36.59%) Fiorano
6 14 (34.15%) Project Management
7 12 (29.27%) Business Analysis
8 11 (26.83%) Migration
8 11 (26.83%) SOAP
8 11 (26.83%) SQL
8 11 (26.83%) Java
8 11 (26.83%) Data Migration
9 10 (24.39%) ISTQB
10 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (21.95%) SoapUI
10 9 (21.95%) Performance Analysis
11 8 (19.51%) ITIL V3
11 8 (19.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (19.51%) Service Management
11 8 (19.51%) JavaScript

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 15 (36.59%) BizTalk Server
1 15 (36.59%) JCAPS
1 15 (36.59%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (7.32%) SAS
3 2 (4.88%) CMS
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
2 18 (43.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.32%) QlikView
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) SoapUI
2 4 (9.76%) JIRA
3 3 (7.32%) ERwin
3 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.44%) JBehave
5 1 (2.44%) JUnit
5 1 (2.44%) Maven
5 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Advertising
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Analyst
2 11 (26.83%) Developer
3 10 (24.39%) Business Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) Test Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Lead Test Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Team Leader
6 4 (9.76%) Test Leader
6 4 (9.76%) Test Team Leader
7 3 (7.32%) Applications Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
7 3 (7.32%) Applications Support Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Data Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Support Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) XSLT
2 15 (36.59%) IBM Integration Bus
3 11 (26.83%) SOAP
4 7 (17.07%) HTML
5 6 (14.63%) CSS
6 5 (12.20%) Ajax
6 5 (12.20%) jQuery
6 5 (12.20%) JSON
7 4 (9.76%) .NET
7 4 (9.76%) Spring
7 4 (9.76%) Web Services
8 3 (7.32%) CSS3
8 3 (7.32%) HTML5
8 3 (7.32%) XHTML
9 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
9 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.88%) LINQ
9 2 (4.88%) RESTful
9 2 (4.88%) WPF
10 1 (2.44%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) NHS
2 5 (12.20%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.32%) CMDB
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.44%) iSeries
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Android
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
1 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) PRINCE2
1 19 (46.34%) Release Management
2 18 (43.90%) ITIL
3 15 (36.59%) Service Delivery
4 14 (34.15%) Project Management
5 12 (29.27%) Business Analysis
6 11 (26.83%) Data Migration
6 11 (26.83%) Migration
7 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (21.95%) Performance Analysis
8 8 (19.51%) ITIL V3
8 8 (19.51%) Service Management
9 5 (12.20%) ITSM
9 5 (12.20%) Problem Management
9 5 (12.20%) Test Strategy
10 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
10 4 (9.76%) ETL
10 4 (9.76%) Scrum
10 4 (9.76%) UML
10 4 (9.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) Java
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.07%) C++
4 3 (7.32%) Perl
5 2 (4.88%) C#
5 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Groovy
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) ISTQB
2 8 (19.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (17.07%) Degree
4 6 (14.63%) ISEB
4 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.32%) CBAP
6 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (39.02%) HL7
2 3 (7.32%) Data Quality
2 3 (7.32%) QA
3 2 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) IBM
2 15 (36.59%) Fiorano
2 15 (36.59%) InterSystems
3 8 (19.51%) Oracle
4 7 (17.07%) VMware
5 3 (7.32%) Ab Initio
5 3 (7.32%) HP
5 3 (7.32%) Informatica
5 3 (7.32%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (7.32%) Netezza
5 3 (7.32%) ServiceNow
5 3 (7.32%) Tableau
5 3 (7.32%) Teradata
5 3 (7.32%) Thunderhead
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.88%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.44%) Software AG
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
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