The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 10 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 23 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 9.79% 1.75% 7.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.35% 22.22% 61.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 12
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£413 £365 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% -14.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
XML
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
57 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 24.26% 7.86% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 21
Average daily rate £400 £390 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £314 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Bracknell region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 17 (54.84%) Java
2 16 (51.61%) HTML
3 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
4 14 (45.16%) SQL
4 14 (45.16%) UNIX
5 13 (41.94%) DB2
5 13 (41.94%) WebSphere
6 12 (38.71%) E-Commerce
7 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (32.26%) Retail
8 10 (32.26%) IBM
8 10 (32.26%) J2EE
9 8 (25.81%) CSS
9 8 (25.81%) Flash
9 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
9 8 (25.81%) System Testing
9 8 (25.81%) DbVisualizer
10 7 (22.58%) Ajax
10 7 (22.58%) Subversion
10 7 (22.58%) Degree
11 6 (19.35%) jQuery
11 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (19.35%) TDD
11 6 (19.35%) MQSeries
11 6 (19.35%) ISEB
11 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (16.13%) HP
12 5 (16.13%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (16.13%) LoadRunner
12 5 (16.13%) Web Services

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (41.94%) WebSphere
2 6 (19.35%) MQSeries
3 5 (16.13%) Apache
4 2 (6.45%) IIS
4 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (6.45%) Commerce Server
4 2 (6.45%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (6.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
5 1 (3.23%) Node.js
5 1 (3.23%) JBoss
5 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) Fredhopper
2 1 (3.23%) BusinessWare
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
1 2 (6.45%) Skype
2 1 (3.23%) FTP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) 3G
2 1 (3.23%) 2G
2 1 (3.23%) LTE
2 1 (3.23%) NAS
2 1 (3.23%) 4G
2 1 (3.23%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) DB2
2 8 (25.81%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.23%) MySQL
5 1 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Subversion
2 5 (16.13%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (16.13%) LoadRunner
3 3 (9.68%) Selenium
3 3 (9.68%) JBehave
3 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (6.45%) JUnit
5 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.23%) XMLSpy
5 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.23%) Ant
5 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (32.26%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Front Office
3 2 (6.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Tester
4 4 (12.90%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Automation Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) webMethods Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Management Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Web Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Author
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Author
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) HTML
2 10 (32.26%) J2EE
3 8 (25.81%) CSS
3 8 (25.81%) Flash
4 7 (22.58%) Ajax
5 6 (19.35%) jQuery
6 5 (16.13%) Web Services
6 5 (16.13%) .NET
7 4 (12.90%) XHTML
7 4 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (12.90%) JSON
7 4 (12.90%) HTML5
7 4 (12.90%) CSS3
8 3 (9.68%) Gherkin
8 3 (9.68%) Worklight
8 3 (9.68%) RESTful
8 3 (9.68%) WSDL
8 3 (9.68%) XSD
8 3 (9.68%) SOAP
9 2 (6.45%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) W3C
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) UNIX
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) AIX
4 2 (6.45%) Windows
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) E-Commerce
2 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
2 8 (25.81%) System Testing
3 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) TDD
4 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
5 4 (12.90%) SOA
5 4 (12.90%) CRM
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.68%) Document Management
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.68%) Coaching
6 3 (9.68%) B2C
7 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.45%) B2B
7 2 (6.45%) Web Design
7 2 (6.45%) Content Management
7 2 (6.45%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Java
2 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 14 (45.16%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (19.35%) ISEB
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) IBM
2 5 (16.13%) HP
3 3 (9.68%) webMethods
3 3 (9.68%) Software AG
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Google
4 2 (6.45%) Sitecore
4 2 (6.45%) Sencha
4 2 (6.45%) AppDynamics
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) Adobe
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Vitria