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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
UK / Wales
Rank 32 32 32
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs citing XML 34 53 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.87% 7.71% 4.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.81% 20.23% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 18
Median daily rate £345 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.54% -17.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £274 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £454 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

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 215 262 165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 30.80% 38.14% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 178 85
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +103.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Wales

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 March 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 +3 27 £325 -0.76% 9
West Wales -16 2 £318 -5.92%
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 43 (54.43%) SQL
2 39 (49.37%) Java
3 36 (45.57%) CSS
4 35 (44.30%) HTML
5 30 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (32.91%) JSON
6 26 (32.91%) Cucumber
7 25 (31.65%) QA
7 25 (31.65%) Selenium
7 25 (31.65%) Security Cleared
7 25 (31.65%) WebLogic
8 24 (30.38%) JUnit
8 24 (30.38%) Windows
8 24 (30.38%) JBehave
9 23 (29.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (29.11%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (29.11%) Dropwizard
9 23 (29.11%) Scrum
10 22 (27.85%) Automated Testing
10 22 (27.85%) Linux
10 22 (27.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (26.58%) Mentoring
11 21 (26.58%) SQL Server
12 20 (25.32%) Unix
13 19 (24.05%) SC Cleared
14 18 (22.78%) Release Management
15 16 (20.25%) ITIL
15 16 (20.25%) PRINCE2
16 14 (17.72%) IBM
17 13 (16.46%) BizTalk Server

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 (31.65%) WebLogic
2 13 (16.46%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (16.46%) JCAPS
2 13 (16.46%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.80%) SAS
4 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.27%) CMS
5 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) DNS
1 1 (1.27%) LDAP
1 1 (1.27%) SMTP
1 1 (1.27%) SNMP
1 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (26.58%) SQL Server
3 10 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.80%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.80%) QlikView
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.53%) MySQL
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (32.91%) Cucumber
2 25 (31.65%) Selenium
3 24 (30.38%) JBehave
3 24 (30.38%) JUnit
4 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (6.33%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.80%) ERwin
6 3 (3.80%) JIRA
6 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.53%) Maven
8 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.80%) Retail
3 2 (2.53%) Electronics
3 2 (2.53%) Marketing
3 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (62.03%) Developer
2 34 (43.04%) Java Developer
3 16 (20.25%) Analyst
4 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 9 (11.39%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.86%) Applications Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Applications Support
6 7 (8.86%) Applications Support Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Support Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Test Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Agile Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Data Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Lead Test Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (45.57%) CSS
2 35 (44.30%) HTML
3 26 (32.91%) JSON
4 23 (29.11%) Dropwizard
5 13 (16.46%) IBM Integration Bus
6 12 (15.19%) XSLT
7 11 (13.92%) Spring
8 9 (11.39%) SOAP
9 8 (10.13%) Ajax
10 6 (7.59%) jQuery
10 6 (7.59%) XML Schema
10 6 (7.59%) XSD
11 5 (6.33%) .NET
11 5 (6.33%) CSS3
11 5 (6.33%) Hibernate
11 5 (6.33%) HTML5
11 5 (6.33%) XHTML
12 4 (5.06%) J2EE
12 4 (5.06%) Web Services
13 2 (2.53%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.13%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.33%) CMDB
3 5 (6.33%) NHS
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) iPad
5 1 (1.27%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.38%) Windows
2 22 (27.85%) Linux
3 20 (25.32%) Unix
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 23 (29.11%) Scrum
3 22 (27.85%) Automated Testing
4 21 (26.58%) Mentoring
5 18 (22.78%) Release Management
6 16 (20.25%) ITIL
6 16 (20.25%) PRINCE2
7 13 (16.46%) Software Delivery
8 12 (15.19%) Service Delivery
9 11 (13.92%) Business Analysis
9 11 (13.92%) ITIL V3
9 11 (13.92%) Project Management
10 9 (11.39%) ETL
10 9 (11.39%) Problem Management
10 9 (11.39%) Service Management
11 8 (10.13%) ITSM
12 7 (8.86%) Test Strategy
12 7 (8.86%) Web Development
13 5 (6.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (54.43%) SQL
2 39 (49.37%) Java
3 10 (12.66%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.80%) C#
4 3 (3.80%) Perl
5 2 (2.53%) Groovy
5 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.27%) Python
6 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.27%) VB
6 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.27%) VBA
6 1 (1.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 25 (31.65%) Security Cleared
2 19 (24.05%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.86%) Degree
4 5 (6.33%) ISEB
5 3 (3.80%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.53%) CBAP
6 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (31.65%) QA
2 13 (16.46%) HL7
3 3 (3.80%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.53%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) IBM
2 13 (16.46%) Fiorano
2 13 (16.46%) InterSystems
3 10 (12.66%) Oracle
4 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.33%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.80%) Ab Initio
5 3 (3.80%) HP
5 3 (3.80%) Informatica
5 3 (3.80%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (3.80%) Netezza
5 3 (3.80%) Tableau
5 3 (3.80%) Teradata
5 3 (3.80%) Thunderhead
6 2 (2.53%) SAP
7 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.27%) Splunk
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