The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 29 26 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing XML 50 48 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.66% 6.22% 3.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.62% 24.12% 29.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 17
Average daily rate £350 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £350 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
221 199 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.58% 25.78% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 77 77
Average daily rate £338 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £428 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
Berkshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 53 (52.48%) HTML
2 47 (46.53%) CSS
3 45 (44.55%) JavaScript
4 41 (40.59%) jQuery
5 37 (36.63%) SQL
6 32 (31.68%) SQL Server
7 29 (28.71%) Ajax
8 27 (26.73%) Subversion
8 27 (26.73%) Java
9 26 (25.74%) .NET
10 25 (24.75%) SOAP
11 23 (22.77%) C#
11 23 (22.77%) Security Cleared
11 23 (22.77%) HTML5
12 22 (21.78%) Web Services
12 22 (21.78%) Windows
12 22 (21.78%) JSON
13 21 (20.79%) CSS3
14 17 (16.83%) Web Development
14 17 (16.83%) UNIX
15 16 (15.84%) SC Cleared
16 15 (14.85%) XSLT
16 15 (14.85%) Spring
17 14 (13.86%) Visual Studio
18 13 (12.87%) Oracle
18 13 (12.87%) Linux
18 13 (12.87%) OO
18 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
18 13 (12.87%) REST
19 12 (11.88%) Eclipse

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (8.91%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.92%) IIS
3 6 (5.94%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (5.94%) CMS
4 5 (4.95%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (4.95%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.95%) Confluence
5 4 (3.96%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.97%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.99%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.99%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.99%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.95%) MS Office
3 3 (2.97%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.99%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) TIBCO iProcess
1 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) Internet
1 4 (3.96%) LDAP
2 2 (1.98%) DNS
2 2 (1.98%) HTTP
2 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.99%) 2G
3 1 (0.99%) Network Security
3 1 (0.99%) DHCP
3 1 (0.99%) 3G
3 1 (0.99%) Intranet
3 1 (0.99%) Wireless
3 1 (0.99%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (31.68%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.88%) MySQL
2 12 (11.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (8.91%) Oracle Database
4 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (7.92%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (7.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (6.93%) PowerCenter
6 6 (5.94%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (5.94%) BusinessObjects XI
7 5 (4.95%) IDOL
7 5 (4.95%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (3.96%) OLAP
8 4 (3.96%) DTS
9 3 (2.97%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.98%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.98%) DB2
Development Applications
1 27 (26.73%) Subversion
2 14 (13.86%) Visual Studio
3 12 (11.88%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.94%) JIRA
5 5 (4.95%) Firebug
6 4 (3.96%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (3.96%) Ant
6 4 (3.96%) JUnit
7 3 (2.97%) Maven
8 2 (1.98%) Hudson
8 2 (1.98%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.98%) Selenium
9 1 (0.99%) Xcode
9 1 (0.99%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.99%) JMeter
9 1 (0.99%) PhoneGap
General
1 9 (8.91%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.92%) Finance
3 7 (6.93%) Publishing
4 3 (2.97%) Retail
4 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.97%) Back Office
5 2 (1.98%) Marketing
5 2 (1.98%) Law
6 1 (0.99%) Military
Job Titles
1 53 (52.48%) Developer
2 15 (14.85%) Web Developer
3 12 (11.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 12 (11.88%) Mobile Developer
3 12 (11.88%) Architect
3 12 (11.88%) Applications Developer
4 11 (10.89%) Mobile Web Developer
5 10 (9.90%) Web Applications Developer
6 9 (8.91%) Front-End Developer
7 8 (7.92%) Security Architect
8 7 (6.93%) Java Developer
8 7 (6.93%) UI Developer
9 6 (5.94%) UI Programmer
9 6 (5.94%) Consultant
9 6 (5.94%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) SharePoint Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Technical Leader
10 5 (4.95%) Senior Support Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) PHP Developer
10 5 (4.95%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (52.48%) HTML
2 47 (46.53%) CSS
3 41 (40.59%) jQuery
4 29 (28.71%) Ajax
5 26 (25.74%) .NET
6 25 (24.75%) SOAP
7 23 (22.77%) HTML5
8 22 (21.78%) Web Services
8 22 (21.78%) JSON
9 21 (20.79%) CSS3
10 15 (14.85%) XSLT
10 15 (14.85%) Spring
11 13 (12.87%) REST
12 11 (10.89%) Sencha Touch
13 10 (9.90%) XSD
13 10 (9.90%) Struts
13 10 (9.90%) YUI
13 10 (9.90%) .NET Framework
14 9 (8.91%) Struts2
15 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.92%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.92%) Smartphone
3 7 (6.93%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.95%) W3C
5 4 (3.96%) iPad
6 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.98%) RIA
7 1 (0.99%) Clustering
7 1 (0.99%) Statistics
7 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.99%) iSeries
7 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.78%) Windows
2 17 (16.83%) UNIX
3 13 (12.87%) Linux
4 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (7.92%) Apple iOS
6 7 (6.93%) Android
6 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.83%) Web Development
2 13 (12.87%) OO
3 12 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.88%) Validation
3 12 (11.88%) Unit Testing
4 11 (10.89%) SOA
5 10 (9.90%) MVC
6 8 (7.92%) ETL
7 7 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (6.93%) Time Management
7 7 (6.93%) Android Development
7 7 (6.93%) iOS Development
8 6 (5.94%) Data Cleansing
8 6 (5.94%) Master Data Management
8 6 (5.94%) Project Management
8 6 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (5.94%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.94%) Data Modelling
8 6 (5.94%) OOP
8 6 (5.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.55%) JavaScript
2 37 (36.63%) SQL
3 27 (26.73%) Java
4 23 (22.77%) C#
5 11 (10.89%) T-SQL
6 10 (9.90%) PHP
7 8 (7.92%) C++
7 8 (7.92%) C
8 5 (4.95%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.98%) VB
11 1 (0.99%) VB6
11 1 (0.99%) VBScript
11 1 (0.99%) Delphi
11 1 (0.99%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (22.77%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.84%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.91%) Degree
4 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.95%) MCTS
5 5 (4.95%) MCSE
6 4 (3.96%) BC Cleared
6 4 (3.96%) MCSD
7 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.99%) MCITP
8 1 (0.99%) CCNP
8 1 (0.99%) CCNA
8 1 (0.99%) ISEB
8 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.91%) QA
2 6 (5.94%) Data Quality
3 5 (4.95%) WCAG
3 5 (4.95%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Puppet
1 2 (1.98%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.99%) WMI
2 1 (0.99%) SCOM
2 1 (0.99%) nmon
Vendors
1 13 (12.87%) Oracle
1 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.89%) Sencha
3 9 (8.91%) Zend
4 8 (7.92%) Informatica
5 7 (6.93%) Business Objects
6 5 (4.95%) Meridio
7 4 (3.96%) hybris
8 3 (2.97%) IBM
9 1 (0.99%) Endeca
9 1 (0.99%) Google
9 1 (0.99%) Coremetrics
9 1 (0.99%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.99%) Sybase
9 1 (0.99%) SAP
9 1 (0.99%) Adobe
9 1 (0.99%) Mercator
9 1 (0.99%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.99%) ESRI
9 1 (0.99%) Talend
Reading, Berkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £275.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Premier Group Recruitment
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