The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 43 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 22 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.88% 2.99% 3.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.25% 11.28% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 14
Median daily rate £350 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £269 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £429 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £32.75 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+31.29% -5.07%
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
166 257 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.76% 26.49% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 200 101
Median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £19.61 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% -7.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for XML.

1 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 24 (42.86%) C#
3 22 (39.29%) .NET
4 21 (37.50%) Windows
5 20 (35.71%) CSS
6 17 (30.36%) PowerShell
7 16 (28.57%) SOAP
7 16 (28.57%) Unix
7 16 (28.57%) VBScript
8 15 (26.79%) SQL
8 15 (26.79%) C++
8 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
8 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 14 (25.00%) Marketing
9 14 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 14 (25.00%) Linux
10 13 (23.21%) C
10 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
10 13 (23.21%) HTTP
10 13 (23.21%) DHCP
10 13 (23.21%) DNS
10 13 (23.21%) Software Testing
10 13 (23.21%) Mentoring
10 13 (23.21%) SoapUI
10 13 (23.21%) SC Cleared
10 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
11 12 (21.43%) Hyper-V
11 12 (21.43%) Degree
11 12 (21.43%) Java

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.71%) CMS
1 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.57%) IIS
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) IaaS
2 2 (3.57%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) Boomi
3 1 (1.79%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
2 13 (23.21%) DHCP
2 13 (23.21%) DNS
2 13 (23.21%) HTTP
3 10 (17.86%) IPsec
3 10 (17.86%) Software-Defined Networking
3 10 (17.86%) VPN
4 9 (16.07%) BGP
4 9 (16.07%) IPv6
5 3 (5.36%) PuTTY
6 2 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.79%) FTP
7 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.79%) SSL
7 1 (1.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.36%) Big Data
3 3 (5.36%) Datazen
3 3 (5.36%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.57%) MySQL
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) SoapUI
2 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.36%) SpecFlow
3 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.57%) Fiddler
4 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.79%) PeopleTools
5 1 (1.79%) Selenium
5 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (25.00%) Marketing
2 4 (7.14%) Publishing
3 2 (3.57%) Electronics
3 2 (3.57%) Finance
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Analyst
1 12 (21.43%) Support Engineer
1 12 (21.43%) Test Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Developer
3 5 (8.93%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Consultant
3 5 (8.93%) Integration Analyst
3 5 (8.93%) Integration Test Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Field Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Web Producer
5 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Escalation Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Systems Test Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (39.29%) .NET
2 20 (35.71%) CSS
3 16 (28.57%) SOAP
4 9 (16.07%) HTML
5 6 (10.71%) .NET Framework
6 5 (8.93%) Web Services
6 5 (8.93%) XML Schema
7 4 (7.14%) WCF
8 3 (5.36%) ADO
8 3 (5.36%) ADO.NET
8 3 (5.36%) Autofac
8 3 (5.36%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (5.36%) Entity Framework
8 3 (5.36%) jQuery
8 3 (5.36%) Middleware
8 3 (5.36%) ODBC
8 3 (5.36%) OLE
8 3 (5.36%) OLE DB
8 3 (5.36%) Unity DI Container
9 2 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Public Cloud
2 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Clustering
3 3 (5.36%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (5.36%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Windows
2 16 (28.57%) Unix
3 14 (25.00%) Linux
3 14 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (16.07%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 13 (23.21%) Mentoring
2 13 (23.21%) Software Testing
3 10 (17.86%) Functional Testing
3 10 (17.86%) Load Balancing
3 10 (17.86%) Use Case
4 9 (16.07%) Integration Testing
4 9 (16.07%) Presales
4 9 (16.07%) Process Improvement
4 9 (16.07%) System Integration Testing
4 9 (16.07%) Workflow
5 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.93%) Content Management
6 5 (8.93%) Open Source
7 4 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (7.14%) ITIL
7 4 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (7.14%) SDLC
7 4 (7.14%) Service Management
8 3 (5.36%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) C#
2 17 (30.36%) PowerShell
3 16 (28.57%) VBScript
4 15 (26.79%) C++
4 15 (26.79%) SQL
5 13 (23.21%) C
6 12 (21.43%) Java
6 12 (21.43%) VB
7 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 5 (8.93%) VB.NET
9 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.57%) PHP
11 1 (1.79%) Groovy
11 1 (1.79%) Python
11 1 (1.79%) R
11 1 (1.79%) Scala
11 1 (1.79%) SQR
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) SC Cleared
1 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.43%) Degree
3 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (12.50%) MCSE
5 6 (10.71%) MCSA
5 6 (10.71%) MCSD
6 4 (7.14%) MCITP
6 4 (7.14%) MCTS
7 3 (5.36%) ISEB
7 3 (5.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) XenServer
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (7.14%) SCOM
2 4 (7.14%) TeamSite
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (5.36%) WMI
4 2 (3.57%) Perfmon
4 2 (3.57%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.57%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle
4 4 (7.14%) Adobe
5 2 (3.57%) Citrix
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
5 2 (3.57%) Remedy
5 2 (3.57%) VMware
6 1 (1.79%) Concur
6 1 (1.79%) Dell
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) NetScout
6 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.79%) SAP
6 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.79%) Thunderhead