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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 13 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing XML 19 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 7.79% 2.99% 6.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.78% 23.08% 55.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 12
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£329 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.15% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.23 £39.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.58% +13.21%
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
49 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 20.08% 12.94% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 21
Average daily rate £400 £390 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -8.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 18 (58.06%) HTML
1 18 (58.06%) Java
2 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
3 14 (45.16%) SQL
3 14 (45.16%) UNIX
3 14 (45.16%) WebSphere
4 13 (41.94%) DB2
5 12 (38.71%) E-Commerce
6 11 (35.48%) IBM
7 10 (32.26%) J2EE
7 10 (32.26%) CSS
7 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (29.03%) Retail
8 9 (29.03%) Subversion
8 9 (29.03%) Ajax
9 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
9 8 (25.81%) jQuery
9 8 (25.81%) Flash
9 8 (25.81%) System Testing
9 8 (25.81%) DbVisualizer
10 7 (22.58%) TDD
11 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (19.35%) Degree
11 6 (19.35%) XHTML
11 6 (19.35%) MQSeries
11 6 (19.35%) Apache
11 6 (19.35%) ISEB
11 6 (19.35%) CSS3
11 6 (19.35%) HTML5
11 6 (19.35%) Twitter Bootstrap

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 14 (45.16%) WebSphere
2 6 (19.35%) Apache
2 6 (19.35%) MQSeries
3 3 (9.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Node.js
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%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) JBoss
5 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) Fredhopper
2 1 (3.23%) BusinessWare
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) 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%) 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%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.23%) MySQL
5 1 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Subversion
2 5 (16.13%) HP UFT
2 5 (16.13%) LoadRunner
3 3 (9.68%) Selenium
3 3 (9.68%) JBehave
3 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.45%) JUnit
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (3.23%) Ant
5 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.23%) XMLSpy
5 1 (3.23%) Xcode
General
1 9 (29.03%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Front Office
3 2 (6.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) webMethods Developer
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%) Management Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Database Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) HTML
2 10 (32.26%) CSS
2 10 (32.26%) J2EE
3 9 (29.03%) Ajax
4 8 (25.81%) jQuery
4 8 (25.81%) Flash
5 6 (19.35%) XHTML
5 6 (19.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (19.35%) HTML5
5 6 (19.35%) CSS3
6 5 (16.13%) JSON
6 5 (16.13%) Web Services
6 5 (16.13%) .NET
7 3 (9.68%) Gherkin
7 3 (9.68%) Worklight
7 3 (9.68%) RESTful
8 2 (6.45%) WCF
8 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
8 2 (6.45%) XSD
8 2 (6.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) W3C
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
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 7 (22.58%) TDD
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
6 4 (12.90%) CRM
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.68%) Analytics
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.68%) Coaching
7 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.68%) Web Design
7 3 (9.68%) SEO
7 3 (9.68%) Document Management
7 3 (9.68%) B2C
7 3 (9.68%) SOA
8 2 (6.45%) B2B
8 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) Java
2 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
3 14 (45.16%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) ISEB
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
1 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 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 11 (35.48%) IBM
2 5 (16.13%) HP
3 3 (9.68%) Adobe
3 3 (9.68%) Google
3 3 (9.68%) Sencha
4 2 (6.45%) AppDynamics
4 2 (6.45%) Sitecore
4 2 (6.45%) webMethods
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) Software AG
5 1 (3.23%) Vitria
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
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