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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 34 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing XML 31 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.69% 4.00% 3.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.90% 17.70% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +7.85%
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
208 209 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.79% 22.62% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 108 89
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 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 3 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 29 (35.80%) SQL
2 27 (33.33%) SOAP
3 23 (28.40%) HTML
4 22 (27.16%) UNIX
5 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
6 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
6 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (23.46%) MS Excel
8 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
8 16 (19.75%) Telecoms
9 15 (18.52%) HTTP
10 14 (17.28%) Java
10 14 (17.28%) Web Services
10 14 (17.28%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (16.05%) IBM
11 13 (16.05%) CSS
11 13 (16.05%) C#
11 13 (16.05%) Perl
12 12 (14.81%) .NET
12 12 (14.81%) WSDL
12 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
13 11 (13.58%) LTE
13 11 (13.58%) HP Quality Center
13 11 (13.58%) WCF
13 11 (13.58%) 2G
13 11 (13.58%) 3G
13 11 (13.58%) DB2
13 11 (13.58%) TCP/IP
13 11 (13.58%) JMS
13 11 (13.58%) MS Access

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 14 (17.28%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (8.64%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (4.94%) CMS
5 2 (2.47%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.47%) IIS
5 2 (2.47%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.47%) Confluence
5 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.23%) Liferay
6 1 (1.23%) Apache
6 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (23.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) SaaS
2 2 (2.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.52%) HTTP
2 11 (13.58%) TCP/IP
2 11 (13.58%) LTE
2 11 (13.58%) 4G
2 11 (13.58%) 3G
2 11 (13.58%) 2G
3 10 (12.35%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (2.47%) Internet
5 1 (1.23%) SGSN
5 1 (1.23%) Skype
5 1 (1.23%) DNS
5 1 (1.23%) ATM
5 1 (1.23%) DHCP
5 1 (1.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.58%) DB2
2 11 (13.58%) MS Access
3 10 (12.35%) Big Data
4 5 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.94%) MySQL
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) SoapUI
2 10 (12.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.64%) JIRA
4 5 (6.17%) Fiddler
5 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.70%) Xcode
6 3 (3.70%) Subversion
7 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.23%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.23%) Hudson
8 1 (1.23%) Apache Continuum
8 1 (1.23%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.23%) Toad
8 1 (1.23%) JDeveloper
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (19.75%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.41%) Finance
3 3 (3.70%) Back Office
3 3 (3.70%) Electronics
4 2 (2.47%) Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (37.04%) Developer
2 22 (27.16%) Analyst
3 17 (20.99%) Test Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Architect
5 6 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Web Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) AWS Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.70%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (3.70%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.70%) Applications Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Project Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Tester
8 2 (2.47%) Junior
8 2 (2.47%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (33.33%) SOAP
2 23 (28.40%) HTML
3 14 (17.28%) Web Services
4 13 (16.05%) CSS
5 12 (14.81%) .NET
5 12 (14.81%) WSDL
6 11 (13.58%) WCF
6 11 (13.58%) JMS
7 9 (11.11%) XSD
7 9 (11.11%) Ajax
7 9 (11.11%) JSON
8 8 (9.88%) jQuery
8 8 (9.88%) XHTML
8 8 (9.88%) Middleware
9 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET
10 6 (7.41%) XSLT
11 5 (6.17%) JSR 170
11 5 (6.17%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (4.94%) RESTful
12 4 (4.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) DataPower
2 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) Semantic Web
3 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.70%) iPad
4 3 (3.70%) iPhone
5 2 (2.47%) CMDB
5 2 (2.47%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.47%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.23%) DTV
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) Wiki
6 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.16%) UNIX
2 8 (9.88%) Windows
3 7 (8.64%) AIX
4 5 (6.17%) Linux
5 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.47%) Android
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.23%) VMS
7 1 (1.23%) HPUX
7 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.35%) High Availability
2 10 (12.35%) Low Latency
3 8 (9.88%) Test Scripting
3 8 (9.88%) CRM
4 7 (8.64%) ETL
4 7 (8.64%) Configuration Management
4 7 (8.64%) Content Management
5 6 (7.41%) Validation
5 6 (7.41%) Automated Testing
5 6 (7.41%) Agile Testing
6 5 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (6.17%) Migration
6 5 (6.17%) Asset Management
6 5 (6.17%) SOA
6 5 (6.17%) RDF
6 5 (6.17%) UML
7 4 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.94%) Unit Testing
7 4 (4.94%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.80%) SQL
2 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.28%) Java
4 13 (16.05%) Perl
4 13 (16.05%) C#
5 8 (9.88%) Python
6 3 (3.70%) VBScript
6 3 (3.70%) C++
6 3 (3.70%) PHP
7 2 (2.47%) VB
7 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.47%) Ruby
7 2 (2.47%) XPath
8 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.23%) COBOL
8 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.64%) HND
4 6 (7.41%) CCNP
4 6 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.41%) HNC
5 5 (6.17%) CCNA
6 3 (3.70%) ISEB
6 3 (3.70%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.23%) Degree
7 1 (1.23%) MCSE
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.23%) MCTS
7 1 (1.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (13.58%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.70%) MOM
3 1 (1.23%) WMI
3 1 (1.23%) SCOM
3 1 (1.23%) SCSM
Vendors
1 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.05%) IBM
3 6 (7.41%) Ab Initio
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle
5 3 (3.70%) Citrix
5 3 (3.70%) BMC
5 3 (3.70%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.47%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.47%) Sencha
6 2 (2.47%) Apple
6 2 (2.47%) CA
6 2 (2.47%) HP
7 1 (1.23%) SAP
7 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.23%) Micro Focus
7 1 (1.23%) Teradata
7 1 (1.23%) Splunk
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