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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 29 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing XML 41 50 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.72% 4.92% 5.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.13% 17.61% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 26
Average daily rate
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£426 £380 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £467 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +41.81%
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
194 284 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.32% 27.93% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 157 75
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.27% +36.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 September 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 September 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 42 (59.15%) .NET
2 29 (40.85%) SQL
3 28 (39.44%) SQL Server
4 27 (38.03%) Web Services
4 27 (38.03%) Security Cleared
5 26 (36.62%) C#
5 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
6 25 (35.21%) JavaScript
6 25 (35.21%) ASP.NET
7 23 (32.39%) Windows
8 20 (28.17%) HTML
8 20 (28.17%) SC Cleared
9 19 (26.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 19 (26.76%) Web Development
9 19 (26.76%) SharePoint
10 17 (23.94%) MS Excel
10 17 (23.94%) .NET Framework
11 16 (22.54%) Visual Studio
12 15 (21.13%) SOAP
12 15 (21.13%) MVC
12 15 (21.13%) Workflow
13 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (18.31%) CSS
14 13 (18.31%) T-SQL
14 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (16.90%) SharePoint Server
15 12 (16.90%) jQuery
15 12 (16.90%) Java
15 12 (16.90%) MS Office
16 11 (15.49%) IDOL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (26.76%) SharePoint
2 12 (16.90%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (11.27%) CMS
3 8 (11.27%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (8.45%) IIS
5 4 (5.63%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (4.23%) Liferay
6 3 (4.23%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.41%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (1.41%) Drupal
8 1 (1.41%) Apache
8 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.41%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 17 (23.94%) MS Excel
2 12 (16.90%) MS Office
3 3 (4.23%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.23%) WebTrends
2 3 (4.23%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) SaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) LDAP
2 4 (5.63%) DNS
3 2 (2.82%) MPLS
3 2 (2.82%) SDH
3 2 (2.82%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.41%) 4G
4 1 (1.41%) SGSN
4 1 (1.41%) Network Security
4 1 (1.41%) LTE
4 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.41%) DHCP
4 1 (1.41%) 3G
4 1 (1.41%) Internet
4 1 (1.41%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (39.44%) SQL Server
2 19 (26.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (15.49%) IDOL
4 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (11.27%) OLAP
4 8 (11.27%) DTS
5 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.23%) MySQL
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (22.54%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.63%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.63%) JIRA
2 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.23%) Selenium
3 3 (4.23%) Subversion
4 2 (2.82%) Toad
5 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.41%) Mockito
5 1 (1.41%) Hamcrest
5 1 (1.41%) Firebug
5 1 (1.41%) Maven
5 1 (1.41%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.41%) PVCS
5 1 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (8.45%) Marketing
2 5 (7.04%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Danish Language
3 3 (4.23%) Dutch Language
3 3 (4.23%) Italian Language
3 3 (4.23%) Japanese Language
3 3 (4.23%) Korean Language
3 3 (4.23%) Portuguese Language
3 3 (4.23%) Spanish Language
3 3 (4.23%) Swedish Language
3 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) German Language
4 1 (1.41%) Military
4 1 (1.41%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Automotive
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (61.97%) Developer
2 12 (16.90%) SharePoint Developer
3 11 (15.49%) Web Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Architect
5 6 (8.45%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.04%) SQL DBA
6 5 (7.04%) DBA
7 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.23%) CRM Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Web Producer
8 3 (4.23%) UI Developer
8 3 (4.23%) TIBCO Developer
8 3 (4.23%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.23%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (59.15%) .NET
2 27 (38.03%) Web Services
3 25 (35.21%) ASP.NET
4 20 (28.17%) HTML
5 17 (23.94%) .NET Framework
6 15 (21.13%) SOAP
7 13 (18.31%) CSS
8 12 (16.90%) jQuery
9 9 (12.68%) Ajax
9 9 (12.68%) WCF
9 9 (12.68%) HTML5
10 8 (11.27%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 7 (9.86%) XSLT
12 6 (8.45%) J2EE
12 6 (8.45%) JSON
13 5 (7.04%) Classic ASP
14 4 (5.63%) Middleware
14 4 (5.63%) XSD
14 4 (5.63%) JSP
14 4 (5.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Clustering
2 4 (5.63%) W3C
2 4 (5.63%) Replication
3 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.23%) Wiki
4 2 (2.82%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.82%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.41%) Social Media
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Open Source
5 1 (1.41%) SCORM
5 1 (1.41%) Derivative
5 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.41%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.39%) Windows
2 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.04%) Linux
4 4 (5.63%) UNIX
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.23%) Android
6 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.41%) SUSE
6 1 (1.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) Web Development
2 15 (21.13%) MVC
2 15 (21.13%) Workflow
3 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.08%) Document Management
5 9 (12.68%) Migration
6 7 (9.86%) Analytics
7 6 (8.45%) CRM
7 6 (8.45%) Web Analytics
8 5 (7.04%) Scrum
8 5 (7.04%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.04%) Project Management
9 4 (5.63%) SEO
9 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.63%) SOA
9 4 (5.63%) Performance Management
9 4 (5.63%) Data Migration
9 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (4.23%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.85%) SQL
2 26 (36.62%) C#
3 25 (35.21%) JavaScript
4 13 (18.31%) T-SQL
5 12 (16.90%) Java
6 5 (7.04%) C
6 5 (7.04%) C++
7 4 (5.63%) Perl
8 3 (4.23%) PHP
8 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.82%) VB
9 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.41%) SOQL
10 1 (1.41%) SOSL
10 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.41%) Scala
10 1 (1.41%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.41%) VB6
10 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (38.03%) Security Cleared
2 20 (28.17%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.27%) DV Cleared
4 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (8.45%) MCTS
6 5 (7.04%) Degree
7 2 (2.82%) MCSE
8 1 (1.41%) MCITP
8 1 (1.41%) MCSD
8 1 (1.41%) HND
8 1 (1.41%) CCNP
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) SCOM
2 5 (7.04%) SCCM
3 1 (1.41%) WMI
Vendors
1 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.49%) Meridio
3 10 (14.08%) Oracle
4 3 (4.23%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.23%) Open Text
4 3 (4.23%) Omniture
4 3 (4.23%) Adobe
4 3 (4.23%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.82%) Cramer
5 2 (2.82%) MetaSolv
5 2 (2.82%) BEA
5 2 (2.82%) SAP
6 1 (1.41%) Syclo
6 1 (1.41%) Akamai
6 1 (1.41%) Sencha
6 1 (1.41%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.41%) Alterian
6 1 (1.41%) Sybase
6 1 (1.41%) Lotus
6 1 (1.41%) Borland
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