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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 31 14 29
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Contract jobs citing XML 5 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.85% 7.49% 2.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.89% 42.55% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 2
Average daily rate £525 £400 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +24.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.80
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.73%
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
36 47 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 13.33% 17.60% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 21
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £133 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £476 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £125.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
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 29 April 2016, 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 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) EJB
2 8 (42.11%) ETL
2 8 (42.11%) Ab Initio
3 7 (36.84%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 7 (36.84%) JSP
3 7 (36.84%) jQuery
4 6 (31.58%) HTML5
4 6 (31.58%) Information Management
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 4 (21.05%) J2EE
6 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) JSON
6 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (21.05%) Web Development
6 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
6 4 (21.05%) Software Delivery
7 3 (15.79%) Presales
7 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
7 3 (15.79%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (15.79%) SDLC
7 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
7 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Boomi
2 1 (5.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) French Language
2 2 (10.53%) German Language
2 2 (10.53%) Italian Language
2 2 (10.53%) Spanish Language
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Technical Leader
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Architect
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Customer Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) EJB
2 7 (36.84%) CSS
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) jQuery
2 7 (36.84%) JSP
3 6 (31.58%) HTML5
4 4 (21.05%) J2EE
4 4 (21.05%) JSON
5 3 (15.79%) .NET
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.79%) CSS3
5 3 (15.79%) Modernizr
5 3 (15.79%) REST
5 3 (15.79%) SOAP
6 2 (10.53%) Web Services
7 1 (5.26%) JDBC
7 1 (5.26%) Middleware
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ETL
2 6 (31.58%) Information Management
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 4 (21.05%) Software Delivery
3 4 (21.05%) Web Development
4 3 (15.79%) Data Management
4 3 (15.79%) Master Data Management
4 3 (15.79%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (15.79%) Presales
4 3 (15.79%) Product Management
4 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) SDLC
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Logistics
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) OOD
5 2 (10.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) Groovy
5 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Ab Initio
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Concur
4 1 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle