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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 56 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 20 27 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.02% 3.07% 3.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.77% 12.50% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 22
Average daily rate £423 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £233 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +18.51%
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
228 216 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.03% 24.55% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 131 138
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, 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 19 (57.58%) Java
2 16 (48.48%) CSS
3 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 13 (39.39%) SOAP
5 12 (36.36%) Web Services
6 11 (33.33%) HTML
6 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (30.30%) SQL
8 9 (27.27%) .NET
8 9 (27.27%) C#
8 9 (27.27%) XSLT
9 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
9 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
9 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
9 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
10 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
10 7 (21.21%) HTML5
10 7 (21.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (21.21%) Ajax
10 7 (21.21%) JSON
11 6 (18.18%) Ruby
11 6 (18.18%) Spring
11 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
11 6 (18.18%) Windows
11 6 (18.18%) MySQL
11 6 (18.18%) Oracle
11 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
11 6 (18.18%) REST
11 6 (18.18%) jQuery
12 5 (15.15%) Ruby on Rails

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (9.09%) Apache
1 3 (9.09%) IIS
1 3 (9.09%) JBoss
1 3 (9.09%) Node.js
2 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.03%) Alfresco
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) FTP
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) IPsec
3 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.03%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (3.03%) SSL
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) MySQL
3 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.06%) Big Data
5 2 (6.06%) Datazen
5 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.03%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
2 5 (15.15%) Maven
2 5 (15.15%) SoapUI
3 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.12%) Selenium
3 4 (12.12%) Subversion
4 3 (9.09%) JUnit
4 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.06%) Build Forge
5 2 (6.06%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (3.03%) Ant
6 1 (3.03%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.03%) JBehave
6 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.03%) JIRA
6 1 (3.03%) JMeter
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Hindi Language
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Escalation Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.06%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Messaging Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Unix Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) CSS
2 13 (39.39%) SOAP
3 12 (36.36%) Web Services
4 11 (33.33%) HTML
5 9 (27.27%) .NET
5 9 (27.27%) XSLT
6 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
7 7 (21.21%) Ajax
7 7 (21.21%) HTML5
7 7 (21.21%) JSON
7 7 (21.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 6 (18.18%) jQuery
8 6 (18.18%) REST
8 6 (18.18%) Spring
9 5 (15.15%) Gherkin
9 5 (15.15%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (12.12%) Entity Framework
10 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
10 4 (12.12%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.03%) DataPower
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.15%) MVC
2 5 (15.15%) Use Case
3 3 (9.09%) Defect Management
3 3 (9.09%) Functional Testing
3 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 3 (9.09%) Open Source
3 3 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (9.09%) Test Management
3 3 (9.09%) UML
3 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.06%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
4 2 (6.06%) Scrum
4 2 (6.06%) SOA
4 2 (6.06%) Software Optimisation
4 2 (6.06%) TDD
4 2 (6.06%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) Java
2 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 10 (30.30%) SQL
4 9 (27.27%) C#
5 6 (18.18%) Ruby
6 4 (12.12%) PHP
6 4 (12.12%) VB.NET
7 3 (9.09%) C++
7 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 3 (9.09%) VB
7 3 (9.09%) VBScript
8 2 (6.06%) C
9 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.03%) Python
9 1 (3.03%) R
9 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) MCSD
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 4 (12.12%) HP
4 3 (9.09%) ATG
4 3 (9.09%) hybris
5 2 (6.06%) Remedy
5 2 (6.06%) Talend
6 1 (3.03%) Adobe
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