The table below looks at the statistics for XML Messaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Messaging over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Messaging
Rank 76 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.54 -
XML Messaging
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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
235 213 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.98% 24.43% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 126 144
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £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 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

XML Messaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML Messaging across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Messaging Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

XML Messaging
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML Messaging across the Reading region.

XML Messaging Daily Rate Trend in Reading

XML Messaging
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing XML Messaging 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 Messaging.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management

XML Messaging
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing XML Messaging 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 Messaging. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Messaging Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Unix Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle