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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 27 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 2 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.93% 2.90% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.41% 42.11% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
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£300 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +31.57%
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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
37 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 17.29% 6.88% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 8
Average daily rate £319 £425 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +26.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £13.75 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (33.33%) CMS
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) JDBC
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) DB2
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 2 (33.33%) Lotus
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) MODAF

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Military
1 1 (16.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) JDBC
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) MODAF
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (16.67%) ESRI
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu