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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 14 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 20 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 7.58% 2.72% 9.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.74% 28.57% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 10
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£400 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £17.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.73% +2.28%
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
53 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 20.08% 9.52% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 14
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £125.00 - £17.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 1 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 1 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 16 (57.14%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 13 (46.43%) WebSphere
4 12 (42.86%) UNIX
5 11 (39.29%) HTML
5 11 (39.29%) DB2
6 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (28.57%) J2EE
8 8 (28.57%) Web Services
8 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
8 8 (28.57%) Retail
9 7 (25.00%) IBM
10 6 (21.43%) Flash
10 6 (21.43%) TDD
10 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
10 6 (21.43%) System Testing
10 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
10 6 (21.43%) DbVisualizer
11 5 (17.86%) Degree
11 5 (17.86%) Ajax
11 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (17.86%) Subversion
11 5 (17.86%) Apache
11 5 (17.86%) WSDL
11 5 (17.86%) Oracle
11 5 (17.86%) CSS
11 5 (17.86%) SOAP
12 4 (14.29%) Linux
12 4 (14.29%) .NET

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (46.43%) WebSphere
2 5 (17.86%) Apache
3 4 (14.29%) MQSeries
4 3 (10.71%) WebLogic
5 2 (7.14%) IIS
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 2 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (7.14%) Commerce Server
6 1 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
6 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.57%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Fredhopper
2 1 (3.57%) BusinessWare
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) MPLS
1 3 (10.71%) SDH
1 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
2 2 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) Skype
3 1 (3.57%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (3.57%) NAS
3 1 (3.57%) 4G
3 1 (3.57%) LTE
3 1 (3.57%) 3G
3 1 (3.57%) 2G
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) DB2
2 6 (21.43%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) MS Access
5 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Subversion
2 3 (10.71%) JBehave
2 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
2 3 (10.71%) Selenium
2 3 (10.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner
2 3 (10.71%) Toad
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.57%) XMLSpy
4 1 (3.57%) Ant
4 1 (3.57%) JUnit
General
1 8 (28.57%) Retail
2 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Front Office
3 2 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Automation Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) webMethods Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Management Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Author
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Author
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Database Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Web Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) J2EE
2 8 (28.57%) Web Services
3 6 (21.43%) Flash
4 5 (17.86%) Ajax
4 5 (17.86%) WSDL
4 5 (17.86%) CSS
4 5 (17.86%) SOAP
5 4 (14.29%) .NET
6 3 (10.71%) Gherkin
6 3 (10.71%) RESTful
6 3 (10.71%) jQuery
6 3 (10.71%) JMS
6 3 (10.71%) JAXB
7 2 (7.14%) XSD
7 2 (7.14%) XHTML
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.14%) WCF
7 2 (7.14%) JSON
7 2 (7.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) UNIX
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) AIX
4 2 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 6 (21.43%) TDD
2 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
2 6 (21.43%) System Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) CRM
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Coaching
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Document Management
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.71%) SOA
6 2 (7.14%) B2B
6 2 (7.14%) B2C
6 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) ISEB
2 4 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) IBM
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Cramer
3 3 (10.71%) MetaSolv
3 3 (10.71%) HP
3 3 (10.71%) BEA
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Software AG
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) webMethods
4 2 (7.14%) Sitecore
4 2 (7.14%) Sencha
4 2 (7.14%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.57%) Vitria
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe