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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 44 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 22 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.80% 2.79% 3.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.66% 12.15% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 9
Median daily rate £350 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 £35.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +4.32%
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
161 214 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.51% 22.94% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 160 89
Median daily rate £388 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.61 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 29 (47.54%) .NET
2 28 (45.90%) Microsoft
3 27 (44.26%) C#
4 25 (40.98%) Windows
5 22 (36.07%) CSS
6 20 (32.79%) SQL
7 19 (31.15%) SQL Server
8 18 (29.51%) C++
8 18 (29.51%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (27.87%) PowerShell
10 16 (26.23%) Mentoring
10 16 (26.23%) Java
10 16 (26.23%) VBScript
10 16 (26.23%) C
10 16 (26.23%) SOAP
11 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
11 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
11 15 (24.59%) Windows Server
12 14 (22.95%) Unix
12 14 (22.95%) Marketing
12 14 (22.95%) Degree
13 13 (21.31%) Software Testing
13 13 (21.31%) SC Cleared
13 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
13 13 (21.31%) Test Scripting
13 13 (21.31%) SoapUI
13 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (21.31%) Linux
13 13 (21.31%) VB
13 13 (21.31%) HTTP

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 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.84%) CMS
3 5 (8.20%) IIS
4 4 (6.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (3.28%) JBoss
5 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 18 (29.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.28%) IaaS
2 2 (3.28%) Office 365
3 1 (1.64%) Boomi
3 1 (1.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
2 13 (21.31%) DHCP
2 13 (21.31%) DNS
2 13 (21.31%) HTTP
3 10 (16.39%) IPsec
3 10 (16.39%) Software-Defined Networking
3 10 (16.39%) VPN
4 9 (14.75%) BGP
4 9 (14.75%) IPv6
5 3 (4.92%) Kerberos
5 3 (4.92%) PuTTY
6 2 (3.28%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.64%) FTP
7 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (11.48%) Big Data
3 7 (11.48%) Datazen
3 7 (11.48%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.28%) MySQL
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) SoapUI
2 4 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.92%) SpecFlow
3 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.28%) Fiddler
4 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.64%) Selenium
5 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (22.95%) Marketing
2 5 (8.20%) Publishing
3 3 (4.92%) Finance
4 2 (3.28%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (22.95%) Support Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) Test Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Escalation Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Field Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Test Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Web Producer
6 3 (4.92%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Support Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Systems Test Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (47.54%) .NET
2 22 (36.07%) CSS
3 16 (26.23%) SOAP
4 12 (19.67%) .NET Framework
5 10 (16.39%) HTML
6 8 (13.11%) XML Schema
7 7 (11.48%) ADO
7 7 (11.48%) ADO.NET
7 7 (11.48%) Autofac
7 7 (11.48%) Castle Windsor
7 7 (11.48%) Entity Framework
7 7 (11.48%) ODBC
7 7 (11.48%) OLE
7 7 (11.48%) OLE DB
7 7 (11.48%) Unity DI Container
7 7 (11.48%) Web Services
8 4 (6.56%) JSON
9 3 (4.92%) jQuery
9 3 (4.92%) REST
9 3 (4.92%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Computer Science
1 10 (16.39%) Public Cloud
2 7 (11.48%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) Clustering
4 3 (4.92%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.98%) Windows
2 15 (24.59%) Windows Server
3 14 (22.95%) Unix
4 13 (21.31%) Linux
5 9 (14.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (14.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Mentoring
2 13 (21.31%) Software Testing
2 13 (21.31%) Test Scripting
3 10 (16.39%) Load Balancing
4 9 (14.75%) Functional Testing
4 9 (14.75%) Open Source
4 9 (14.75%) Presales
4 9 (14.75%) Process Improvement
4 9 (14.75%) Use Case
4 9 (14.75%) Workflow
5 8 (13.11%) Integration Testing
5 8 (13.11%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.84%) ITIL
7 6 (9.84%) SDLC
8 5 (8.20%) Content Management
9 4 (6.56%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (6.56%) Memory Management
9 4 (6.56%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) C#
2 20 (32.79%) SQL
3 18 (29.51%) C++
4 17 (27.87%) PowerShell
5 16 (26.23%) C
5 16 (26.23%) Java
5 16 (26.23%) VBScript
6 13 (21.31%) VB
7 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
7 9 (14.75%) VB.NET
8 6 (9.84%) T-SQL
9 4 (6.56%) Python
9 4 (6.56%) R
9 4 (6.56%) Scala
10 2 (3.28%) PHP
11 1 (1.64%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Degree
2 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (21.31%) SC Cleared
2 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
3 9 (14.75%) MCSE
4 8 (13.11%) MCSD
5 6 (9.84%) MCSA
6 4 (6.56%) MCITP
6 4 (6.56%) MCTS
7 3 (4.92%) ISEB
7 3 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) Hyper-V
2 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.28%) XenServer
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (6.56%) SCOM
2 4 (6.56%) TeamSite
3 3 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (4.92%) WMI
4 2 (3.28%) Perfmon
4 2 (3.28%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.28%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 28 (45.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.75%) Oracle
2 9 (14.75%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.20%) Remedy
4 4 (6.56%) Adobe
5 3 (4.92%) HP
6 2 (3.28%) Citrix
6 2 (3.28%) VMware
7 1 (1.64%) Concur
7 1 (1.64%) Dell
7 1 (1.64%) IBM
7 1 (1.64%) NetScout
7 1 (1.64%) SAP
7 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.64%) SmartCo
7 1 (1.64%) Thunderhead
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
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