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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 31 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 7 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.36% 0.93% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.29% 5.56% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Average daily rate
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£408 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.83% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +15.38%
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
62 36 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 20.88% 16.82% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 10
Average daily rate £408 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.40% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 2 September 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 22 (78.57%) HTML
2 21 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (67.86%) Java
4 18 (64.29%) WebSphere
5 15 (53.57%) IBM
6 14 (50.00%) SQL
6 14 (50.00%) CSS
7 12 (42.86%) DB2
7 12 (42.86%) E-Commerce
7 12 (42.86%) Ajax
8 11 (39.29%) UNIX
9 10 (35.71%) J2EE
9 10 (35.71%) Subversion
9 10 (35.71%) jQuery
9 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (32.14%) Retail
11 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
11 8 (28.57%) System Testing
11 8 (28.57%) HTML5
11 8 (28.57%) CSS3
11 8 (28.57%) DbVisualizer
11 8 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (28.57%) Flash
11 8 (28.57%) XHTML
11 8 (28.57%) Apache
12 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (25.00%) TDD
13 6 (21.43%) Degree
13 6 (21.43%) JSON
13 6 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 18 (64.29%) WebSphere
2 8 (28.57%) Apache
3 5 (17.86%) MQSeries
3 5 (17.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (14.29%) Node.js
5 3 (10.71%) Commerce Server
6 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
6 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) 3G
2 1 (3.57%) 2G
2 1 (3.57%) LTE
2 1 (3.57%) 4G
2 1 (3.57%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) DB2
2 8 (28.57%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) MS Access
5 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Subversion
2 5 (17.86%) HP UFT
2 5 (17.86%) LoadRunner
3 3 (10.71%) Selenium
3 3 (10.71%) Xcode
3 3 (10.71%) JBehave
3 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (7.14%) JUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.57%) XMLSpy
5 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.57%) Ant
General
1 9 (32.14%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Tester
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) webMethods Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Web Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Management Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.57%) Database Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) HTML
2 14 (50.00%) CSS
3 12 (42.86%) Ajax
4 10 (35.71%) jQuery
4 10 (35.71%) J2EE
5 8 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (28.57%) HTML5
5 8 (28.57%) CSS3
5 8 (28.57%) Flash
5 8 (28.57%) XHTML
6 6 (21.43%) JSON
7 3 (10.71%) Lucene
7 3 (10.71%) Gherkin
7 3 (10.71%) Worklight
7 3 (10.71%) RESTful
8 2 (7.14%) WSDL
8 2 (7.14%) SOAP
8 2 (7.14%) XSD
9 1 (3.57%) XSLT
9 1 (3.57%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) W3C
3 2 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.57%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) UNIX
2 4 (14.29%) AIX
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 8 (28.57%) System Testing
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) TDD
4 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.71%) Coaching
6 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.71%) Analytics
6 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (10.71%) B2C
6 3 (10.71%) SEO
6 3 (10.71%) Web Design
6 3 (10.71%) Document Management
7 2 (7.14%) CRM
7 2 (7.14%) SOA
7 2 (7.14%) B2B
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (67.86%) Java
3 14 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.71%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.57%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) ISEB
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
1 6 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) IBM
2 5 (17.86%) Adobe
2 5 (17.86%) HP
2 5 (17.86%) Sencha
3 3 (10.71%) Google
4 2 (7.14%) AppDynamics
4 2 (7.14%) Software AG
4 2 (7.14%) webMethods
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle