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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 48 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 23 61 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.54% 5.53% 5.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.27% 18.65% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 39 17
Average daily rate
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£300 £328 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.39% +3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £224 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £452 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -16.66%
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
204 327 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.54% 29.65% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 187 127
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £414 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +185.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £38.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £38.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 35 (54.69%) .NET
2 25 (39.06%) Web Services
3 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 24 (37.50%) SQL
4 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
5 18 (28.13%) HTML
6 17 (26.56%) C#
6 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
6 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET
6 17 (26.56%) Security Cleared
7 16 (25.00%) Windows
8 15 (23.44%) MVC
9 12 (18.75%) Finance
9 12 (18.75%) SharePoint
9 12 (18.75%) CSS
9 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
9 12 (18.75%) jQuery
10 10 (15.63%) SCOM
10 10 (15.63%) Web Development
10 10 (15.63%) CMS
11 9 (14.06%) XML-RPC
11 9 (14.06%) SOAP
11 9 (14.06%) Classic ASP
11 9 (14.06%) COM+
11 9 (14.06%) Java
11 9 (14.06%) Ajax
12 8 (12.50%) MCTS
12 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (12.50%) WCF

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 10 (15.63%) CMS
3 8 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (9.38%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (7.81%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (4.69%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.69%) Apache
6 3 (4.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (4.69%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.13%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (3.13%) Liferay
7 2 (3.13%) IIS
8 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
3 2 (3.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.69%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (3.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.69%) SaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) DNS
2 5 (7.81%) DHCP
3 2 (3.13%) LDAP
3 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.13%) SDH
3 2 (3.13%) Internet
3 2 (3.13%) MPLS
4 1 (1.56%) 3G
4 1 (1.56%) 2G
4 1 (1.56%) SNMP
4 1 (1.56%) 4G
4 1 (1.56%) LTE
4 1 (1.56%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (4.69%) IDOL
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.13%) DTS
7 2 (3.13%) OLAP
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.56%) MS Access
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.25%) Subversion
2 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.69%) Selenium
3 3 (4.69%) JIRA
4 2 (3.13%) JUnit
4 2 (3.13%) Toad
4 2 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.56%) PVCS
5 1 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.56%) Firebug
5 1 (1.56%) StarTeam
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Marketing
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Italian Language
4 2 (3.13%) Japanese Language
4 2 (3.13%) Korean Language
4 2 (3.13%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (3.13%) Spanish Language
4 2 (3.13%) Swedish Language
4 2 (3.13%) Danish Language
4 2 (3.13%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.56%) Automotive
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 35 (54.69%) Developer
2 9 (14.06%) .NET Developer
2 9 (14.06%) Web Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Architect
4 5 (7.81%) Java Developer
4 5 (7.81%) DBA
4 5 (7.81%) SQL DBA
5 4 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (6.25%) CRM Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Field Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.69%) Lead Architect
6 3 (4.69%) TIBCO Developer
6 3 (4.69%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Web Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (54.69%) .NET
2 25 (39.06%) Web Services
3 18 (28.13%) HTML
4 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET
5 12 (18.75%) CSS
5 12 (18.75%) jQuery
6 9 (14.06%) XML-RPC
6 9 (14.06%) SOAP
6 9 (14.06%) Classic ASP
6 9 (14.06%) COM+
6 9 (14.06%) Ajax
7 8 (12.50%) WCF
8 7 (10.94%) .NET Framework
9 6 (9.38%) REST
9 6 (9.38%) J2EE
10 5 (7.81%) JMS
10 5 (7.81%) XSLT
10 5 (7.81%) HTML5
11 3 (4.69%) Middleware
11 3 (4.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Clustering
2 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.25%) Replication
3 3 (4.69%) Open Source
4 2 (3.13%) Wiki
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) W3C
5 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.56%) GIS
5 1 (1.56%) Social Media
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) UNIX
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.13%) Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) MVC
2 10 (15.63%) Web Development
3 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.50%) Migration
3 8 (12.50%) Workflow
4 7 (10.94%) CRM
5 5 (7.81%) Service Management
5 5 (7.81%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (6.25%) TDD
6 4 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 4 (6.25%) Web Analytics
6 4 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.25%) Analytics
6 4 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (6.25%) ITIL
6 4 (6.25%) SOA
6 4 (6.25%) Project Management
7 3 (4.69%) Scrum
7 3 (4.69%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 24 (37.50%) SQL
2 17 (26.56%) C#
3 9 (14.06%) Java
4 5 (7.81%) VBScript
4 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.25%) Perl
6 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.56%) VB
7 1 (1.56%) VBA
7 1 (1.56%) C++
7 1 (1.56%) Scala
7 1 (1.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.50%) MCTS
3 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.94%) Degree
5 4 (6.25%) MCITP
5 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.25%) MCSE
6 1 (1.56%) CCNP
6 1 (1.56%) CCNA
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.56%) HNC
6 1 (1.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) SCOM
2 5 (7.81%) SCCM
2 5 (7.81%) SCSM
2 5 (7.81%) WMI
3 3 (4.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) Oracle
3 6 (9.38%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.69%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.69%) Open Text
4 3 (4.69%) Meridio
5 2 (3.13%) Omniture
5 2 (3.13%) MetaSolv
5 2 (3.13%) Cramer
5 2 (3.13%) Adobe
5 2 (3.13%) BEA
6 1 (1.56%) BMC
6 1 (1.56%) Lotus
6 1 (1.56%) Borland
6 1 (1.56%) SAP
6 1 (1.56%) Ektron
6 1 (1.56%) Alterian
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