Period
to 12 December 2018

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 6 months to 12 December 2018 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
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 41 51
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10 -31
Contract jobs citing XML 71 60 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.08% 4.88% 3.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.03% 16.22% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 45 36
Wales median daily rate £450 £345 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -7.38% +20.16%
10th Percentile £233 £188 £183
90th Percentile £570 £451 £519
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 - £21.50
UK median hourly rate £40.75 £41.96 £41.50
% change year-on-year -2.88% +1.10% +27.69%

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 Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 590 370 434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 33.87% 30.08% 30.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 259 321
Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £300
90th Percentile £575 £555 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Wales median hourly rate £24.50 £23.14 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.63% -14.85%
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.83% - +6.67%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Wales

XML
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

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Wales over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Wales

XML
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

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 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -26 38 £400 +17.65% 13
West Wales +27 28 £500 -
North Wales +2 3 £375 -16.67% 1
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for XML.

1 50 (70.42%) Java
1 50 (70.42%) SQL
2 48 (67.61%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (52.11%) HTML
4 36 (50.70%) WSDL
5 34 (47.89%) Oracle
6 32 (45.07%) EJB
6 32 (45.07%) JSP
7 31 (43.66%) Struts
7 31 (43.66%) WebLogic
8 30 (42.25%) JDBC
9 28 (39.44%) JavaScript
9 28 (39.44%) WebLogic Workshop
10 24 (33.80%) SOAP
11 20 (28.17%) Scala
12 18 (25.35%) MongoDB
12 18 (25.35%) Play Framework
12 18 (25.35%) Dropwizard
13 16 (22.54%) Unix
13 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
14 15 (21.13%) Linux
15 13 (18.31%) JSON
15 13 (18.31%) Git (software)
16 12 (16.90%) Maven
17 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
18 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
18 10 (14.08%) Ant
19 9 (12.68%) Web Services
19 9 (12.68%) Subversion
19 9 (12.68%) Team Foundation Server

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 31 (43.66%) WebLogic
2 7 (9.86%) JBoss
3 4 (5.63%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.82%) ArcGIS
4 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.41%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.41%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.41%) Mule
5 1 (1.41%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.41%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) MongoDB
2 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.23%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.82%) GIS
5 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.82%) Spatial Data
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) Big Data
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.41%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 28 (39.44%) WebLogic Workshop
2 13 (18.31%) Git (software)
3 12 (16.90%) Maven
4 10 (14.08%) Ant
5 9 (12.68%) Subversion
5 9 (12.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (11.27%) Jenkins
6 8 (11.27%) SoapUI
7 7 (9.86%) Visual Studio
8 6 (8.45%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (7.04%) JUnit
10 3 (4.23%) Gradle
10 3 (4.23%) Selenium
10 3 (4.23%) TestNG
11 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
11 2 (2.82%) ER Studio
11 2 (2.82%) Fiddler
11 2 (2.82%) FitNesse
11 2 (2.82%) PowerDesigner
General
1 5 (7.04%) Banking
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.41%) Back Office
3 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Publishing
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (66.20%) Developer
2 26 (36.62%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.08%) Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) Software Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Cloud Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Build Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Data Architect
7 3 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Java Scala Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Scala Developer
7 3 (4.23%) WebLogic Developer
8 2 (2.82%) CRM Developer
8 2 (2.82%) GIS Specialist
8 2 (2.82%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (2.82%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.82%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (52.11%) HTML
2 36 (50.70%) WSDL
3 32 (45.07%) EJB
3 32 (45.07%) JSP
4 31 (43.66%) Struts
5 30 (42.25%) JDBC
6 24 (33.80%) SOAP
7 18 (25.35%) Dropwizard
7 18 (25.35%) Play Framework
8 13 (18.31%) JSON
9 9 (12.68%) Web Services
10 8 (11.27%) Spring
11 6 (8.45%) .NET
11 6 (8.45%) REST
12 5 (7.04%) Hibernate
12 5 (7.04%) J2EE
13 4 (5.63%) jQuery
14 3 (4.23%) RESTful
14 3 (4.23%) XML Schema
14 3 (4.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) NHS
2 4 (5.63%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.23%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.41%) DTCC
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) Unix
2 15 (21.13%) Linux
3 7 (9.86%) Windows
3 7 (9.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (67.61%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (9.86%) DevOps
2 7 (9.86%) Regression Testing
2 7 (9.86%) Software Testing
3 6 (8.45%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (8.45%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (8.45%) Scrum
3 6 (8.45%) Service Management
3 6 (8.45%) SOA
3 6 (8.45%) Test Strategy
4 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.04%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (7.04%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (7.04%) Integration Testing
4 5 (7.04%) Microservices
4 5 (7.04%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (7.04%) Test Automation
4 5 (7.04%) Test Scripting
4 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
5 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 50 (70.42%) Java
1 50 (70.42%) SQL
2 28 (39.44%) JavaScript
3 20 (28.17%) Scala
4 8 (11.27%) Python
5 7 (9.86%) C#
6 4 (5.63%) Perl
7 2 (2.82%) C
7 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.82%) R
8 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.41%) C++
8 1 (1.41%) PHP
8 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.82%) Degree
5 2 (2.82%) ISEB
5 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.41%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) Postfix
2 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) Ansible
1 6 (8.45%) Rundeck
2 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (47.89%) Oracle
2 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.23%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.82%) ESRI
4 2 (2.82%) IBM
5 1 (1.41%) Adobe
5 1 (1.41%) MuleSoft