The table below looks at the statistics for XML 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 over the 3 months to 7 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 30 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 46 52 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.82% 4.97% 6.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.78% 23.64% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 12
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £184 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £459 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +7.50%
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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
245 220 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.68% 21.01% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 136 96
Average daily rate £375 £333 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £181 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Reading

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Reading region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 26 (37.68%) HTML
2 23 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 23 (33.33%) SOAP
3 22 (31.88%) SQL
3 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
4 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 15 (21.74%) HTTP
5 15 (21.74%) CSS
5 15 (21.74%) C#
5 15 (21.74%) .NET
6 14 (20.29%) Windows
6 14 (20.29%) MS Excel
7 13 (18.84%) Web Services
8 12 (17.39%) IBM
8 12 (17.39%) WSDL
8 12 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
9 11 (15.94%) JMS
9 11 (15.94%) Java
9 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (15.94%) jQuery
10 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
10 10 (14.49%) Ajax
10 10 (14.49%) DataPower
10 10 (14.49%) High Availability
10 10 (14.49%) Big Data
10 10 (14.49%) Low Latency
10 10 (14.49%) UNIX
10 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
11 9 (13.04%) WCF

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (10.14%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.70%) CMS
4 5 (7.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.25%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.90%) IIS
7 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.45%) Apache
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.45%) Liferay
7 1 (1.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (20.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) HTTP
2 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.70%) 4G
3 6 (8.70%) LTE
3 6 (8.70%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (8.70%) 3G
3 6 (8.70%) 2G
3 6 (8.70%) DHCP
3 6 (8.70%) DNS
4 3 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (1.45%) Skype
5 1 (1.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) Big Data
3 6 (8.70%) MS Access
4 5 (7.25%) DB2
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.35%) MySQL
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (11.59%) SoapUI
2 5 (7.25%) Fiddler
3 4 (5.80%) Subversion
3 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.35%) Xcode
4 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.45%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.45%) Toad
6 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.45%) Hudson
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Continuum
6 1 (1.45%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.45%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (1.45%) Firebug
6 1 (1.45%) Maven
General
1 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.80%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (43.48%) Developer
2 11 (15.94%) Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Test Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Architect
5 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Field Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Project Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.35%) AWS Developer
7 3 (4.35%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Specialist
7 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Functional Test Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Junior Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Functional Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.68%) HTML
2 23 (33.33%) SOAP
3 15 (21.74%) CSS
3 15 (21.74%) .NET
4 13 (18.84%) Web Services
5 12 (17.39%) WSDL
6 11 (15.94%) JMS
6 11 (15.94%) jQuery
7 10 (14.49%) Ajax
8 9 (13.04%) WCF
9 8 (11.59%) Middleware
9 8 (11.59%) XHTML
9 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET
10 7 (10.14%) XSD
11 6 (8.70%) XSLT
12 5 (7.25%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (7.25%) CSS3
12 5 (7.25%) HTML5
13 4 (5.80%) JSON
13 4 (5.80%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) DataPower
2 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.25%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.35%) iPad
4 3 (4.35%) iPhone
5 2 (2.90%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.90%) Semantic Web
5 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.90%) Clustering
5 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.45%) CMDB
6 1 (1.45%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Windows
2 10 (14.49%) UNIX
3 3 (4.35%) Linux
3 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.90%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) VMS
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.49%) High Availability
2 10 (14.49%) Low Latency
3 7 (10.14%) CRM
3 7 (10.14%) Configuration Management
4 6 (8.70%) Test Scripting
4 6 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 6 (8.70%) ITIL
5 5 (7.25%) SOA
5 5 (7.25%) Service Management
5 5 (7.25%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (5.80%) Content Management
6 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.80%) UML
7 3 (4.35%) MVC
7 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.35%) RDF
7 3 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 22 (31.88%) SQL
3 15 (21.74%) C#
4 11 (15.94%) Java
5 8 (11.59%) VBScript
6 7 (10.14%) Perl
7 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.35%) PHP
8 3 (4.35%) C++
9 2 (2.90%) Ruby
9 2 (2.90%) XPath
9 2 (2.90%) VB
9 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.45%) COBOL
10 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.45%) Python
10 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) Degree
4 5 (7.25%) MCSE
4 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.25%) MCITP
4 5 (7.25%) MCTS
5 4 (5.80%) HNC
5 4 (5.80%) HND
6 3 (4.35%) CCNP
6 3 (4.35%) CCNA
6 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
1 2 (2.90%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) WMI
1 6 (8.70%) SCOM
1 6 (8.70%) MOM
1 6 (8.70%) SCSM
2 5 (7.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.39%) IBM
3 5 (7.25%) Sitecore
4 4 (5.80%) Oracle
5 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.90%) Apple
5 2 (2.90%) BMC
5 2 (2.90%) Sencha
6 1 (1.45%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.45%) Citrix
6 1 (1.45%) CA
6 1 (1.45%) HP
6 1 (1.45%) Ektron
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