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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 43 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing XML 26 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.78% 3.28% 3.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.45% 14.72% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £510 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £33.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.85% -3.64%
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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
227 197 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.28% 22.29% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 94 113
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £466 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 28 (38.36%) SQL
2 25 (34.25%) SOAP
3 19 (26.03%) HTML
3 19 (26.03%) UNIX
3 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
5 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
6 16 (21.92%) MS Excel
7 14 (19.18%) CSS
8 13 (17.81%) Java
8 13 (17.81%) HTTP
8 13 (17.81%) IBM
8 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
8 13 (17.81%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (17.81%) Telecoms
9 12 (16.44%) Perl
10 11 (15.07%) DB2
10 11 (15.07%) Web Services
10 11 (15.07%) TCP/IP
10 11 (15.07%) WSDL
10 11 (15.07%) JMS
10 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
10 11 (15.07%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (15.07%) SoapUI
11 10 (13.70%) 4G
11 10 (13.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (13.70%) DataPower
11 10 (13.70%) LTE
11 10 (13.70%) WCF
11 10 (13.70%) 2G

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (17.81%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (9.59%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (5.48%) CMS
5 2 (2.74%) Confluence
5 2 (2.74%) IIS
5 2 (2.74%) Drupal
6 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.37%) Liferay
6 1 (1.37%) Apache
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (21.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) SaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) HTTP
2 11 (15.07%) TCP/IP
3 10 (13.70%) LTE
3 10 (13.70%) 4G
3 10 (13.70%) 3G
3 10 (13.70%) 2G
4 9 (12.33%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (2.74%) Internet
6 1 (1.37%) ATM
6 1 (1.37%) FTP
6 1 (1.37%) Skype
6 1 (1.37%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.07%) DB2
3 10 (13.70%) MS Access
3 10 (13.70%) Big Data
4 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.85%) MySQL
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) SoapUI
2 10 (13.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (9.59%) JIRA
4 5 (6.85%) Fiddler
5 4 (5.48%) Subversion
5 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.11%) Xcode
6 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.37%) Toad
8 1 (1.37%) JDeveloper
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.37%) Maven
8 1 (1.37%) Selenium
8 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.37%) Hudson
General
1 13 (17.81%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.85%) Finance
3 3 (4.11%) Electronics
4 2 (2.74%) Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (41.10%) Developer
2 22 (30.14%) Analyst
3 17 (23.29%) Test Analyst
4 7 (9.59%) Architect
5 4 (5.48%) Web Developer
5 4 (5.48%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.11%) BizTalk Developer
6 3 (4.11%) WebSphere Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.11%) Project Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Tester
7 2 (2.74%) Junior
7 2 (2.74%) Functional Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.25%) SOAP
2 19 (26.03%) HTML
3 14 (19.18%) CSS
4 11 (15.07%) Web Services
4 11 (15.07%) JMS
4 11 (15.07%) WSDL
5 10 (13.70%) Ajax
5 10 (13.70%) JSON
5 10 (13.70%) WCF
6 9 (12.33%) XSD
7 8 (10.96%) .NET
7 8 (10.96%) jQuery
8 7 (9.59%) Middleware
9 6 (8.22%) XHTML
10 5 (6.85%) XSLT
10 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET
10 5 (6.85%) HTML5
10 5 (6.85%) JSR 170
10 5 (6.85%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (6.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) DataPower
2 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.48%) Semantic Web
3 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.11%) iPhone
4 3 (4.11%) iPad
5 2 (2.74%) CMDB
5 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.37%) DTV
6 1 (1.37%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) Wiki
6 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.03%) UNIX
2 7 (9.59%) AIX
3 5 (6.85%) Windows
4 3 (4.11%) Linux
4 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.74%) Android
6 1 (1.37%) HPUX
6 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.70%) High Availability
2 10 (13.70%) Low Latency
3 8 (10.96%) Test Scripting
3 8 (10.96%) CRM
4 7 (9.59%) ETL
4 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
4 7 (9.59%) Content Management
5 6 (8.22%) Automated Testing
5 6 (8.22%) Agile Testing
5 6 (8.22%) Validation
6 5 (6.85%) Migration
6 5 (6.85%) Asset Management
6 5 (6.85%) RDF
6 5 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.48%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (5.48%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (5.48%) MVC
7 4 (5.48%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.36%) SQL
2 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
3 13 (17.81%) Java
4 12 (16.44%) Perl
5 10 (13.70%) C#
6 8 (10.96%) Python
7 4 (5.48%) PHP
8 3 (4.11%) C++
9 2 (2.74%) VBScript
9 2 (2.74%) VB
9 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.74%) Ruby
10 1 (1.37%) XPath
10 1 (1.37%) PHP5
10 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.37%) COBOL
10 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) HND
4 5 (6.85%) CCNP
4 5 (6.85%) HNC
4 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.48%) CCNA
6 3 (4.11%) ISEB
6 3 (4.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.37%) MOM
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) IBM
1 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) Ab Initio
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle
4 3 (4.11%) Citrix
4 3 (4.11%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.74%) Sencha
5 2 (2.74%) Apple
5 2 (2.74%) BMC
5 2 (2.74%) CA
5 2 (2.74%) HP
6 1 (1.37%) SAP
6 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.37%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.37%) Teradata
6 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.37%) Splunk
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Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago