The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 33 17
Rank change year-on-year -12 -16  
Contract jobs citing XML 15 26 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.43% 4.61% 9.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.68% 18.06% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 59
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 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £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 £38.00 £34.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.35% -7.33%  

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 Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 155 144 300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 25.12% 25.53% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 109 216
Median daily rate £370 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.51% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £290 £230
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 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £41.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.24% -24.54%  
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 Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Wales over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Wales

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Wales

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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 23 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
South Wales -11 14 £350 -12.50% 3
North Wales - 1 £513 - 1
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region with a requirement for XML.

1 28 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 25 (51.02%) Release Management
3 23 (46.94%) ITIL
3 23 (46.94%) PRINCE2
4 22 (44.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (40.82%) IBM
5 20 (40.82%) XSLT
5 20 (40.82%) HL7
6 19 (38.78%) IBM Integration Bus
6 19 (38.78%) JCAPS
6 19 (38.78%) BizTalk Server
6 19 (38.78%) WebSphere
6 19 (38.78%) Service Delivery
6 19 (38.78%) InterSystems
6 19 (38.78%) Fiorano
7 18 (36.73%) Project Management
8 14 (28.57%) Business Analysis
9 12 (24.49%) Service Management
9 12 (24.49%) SQL
10 11 (22.45%) Java
10 11 (22.45%) SOAP
10 11 (22.45%) Migration
10 11 (22.45%) ITIL V3
10 11 (22.45%) Data Migration
11 10 (20.41%) ISTQB
11 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
12 9 (18.37%) HTML
12 9 (18.37%) Oracle
12 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (18.37%) Degree

XML
Co-occurring 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 19 (38.78%) BizTalk Server
1 19 (38.78%) JCAPS
1 19 (38.78%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.12%) SAS
3 2 (4.08%) CMS
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 22 (44.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.12%) QlikView
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) SoapUI
2 4 (8.16%) JIRA
2 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.12%) ERwin
4 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.04%) JBehave
5 1 (2.04%) JUnit
5 1 (2.04%) Maven
5 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Advertising
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) Developer
3 11 (22.45%) Test Analyst
4 10 (20.41%) Business Analyst
5 9 (18.37%) Lead Test Analyst
6 7 (14.29%) Applications Manager
6 7 (14.29%) Applications Support
6 7 (14.29%) Applications Support Manager
6 7 (14.29%) Support Manager
7 5 (10.20%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Architect
8 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Support Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Team Leader
8 4 (8.16%) Test Leader
8 4 (8.16%) Test Team Leader
9 3 (6.12%) Data Architect
10 2 (4.08%) Senior Support Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) XSLT
2 19 (38.78%) IBM Integration Bus
3 11 (22.45%) SOAP
4 9 (18.37%) HTML
5 8 (16.33%) CSS
6 7 (14.29%) Ajax
6 7 (14.29%) jQuery
7 5 (10.20%) .NET
7 5 (10.20%) CSS3
7 5 (10.20%) HTML5
7 5 (10.20%) JSON
7 5 (10.20%) XHTML
8 4 (8.16%) Spring
8 4 (8.16%) Web Services
9 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
9 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.08%) LINQ
9 2 (4.08%) RESTful
9 2 (4.08%) WPF
10 1 (2.04%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Client/Server
2 7 (14.29%) NHS
3 5 (10.20%) CMDB
4 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.04%) iSeries
5 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
1 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Release Management
2 23 (46.94%) ITIL
2 23 (46.94%) PRINCE2
3 19 (38.78%) Service Delivery
4 18 (36.73%) Project Management
5 14 (28.57%) Business Analysis
6 12 (24.49%) Service Management
7 11 (22.45%) Data Migration
7 11 (22.45%) ITIL V3
7 11 (22.45%) Migration
8 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (18.37%) Performance Analysis
9 8 (16.33%) ITSM
9 8 (16.33%) Problem Management
10 6 (12.24%) Test Strategy
10 6 (12.24%) Web Development
11 5 (10.20%) Asset Management
11 5 (10.20%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (10.20%) Workflow
12 4 (8.16%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) SQL
2 11 (22.45%) Java
3 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.29%) C++
5 3 (6.12%) Perl
6 2 (4.08%) C#
6 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.04%) Groovy
7 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) ISTQB
2 9 (18.37%) Degree
3 8 (16.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 6 (12.24%) ISEB
6 3 (6.12%) CBAP
6 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (40.82%) HL7
2 3 (6.12%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) IBM
2 19 (38.78%) Fiorano
2 19 (38.78%) InterSystems
3 9 (18.37%) Oracle
4 7 (14.29%) VMware
5 5 (10.20%) ServiceNow
6 3 (6.12%) Ab Initio
6 3 (6.12%) HP
6 3 (6.12%) Informatica
6 3 (6.12%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (6.12%) Netezza
6 3 (6.12%) Tableau
6 3 (6.12%) Teradata
6 3 (6.12%) Thunderhead
7 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.08%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.04%) JD Edwards
8 1 (2.04%) SAP
8 1 (2.04%) Software AG
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
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