The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 44 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 34 39 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.74% 4.26% 4.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.45% 18.66% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 26
Median daily rate £388 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £299 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +3.89%
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
220 209 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.18% 22.84% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 139 123
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 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 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for XML.

1 29 (47.54%) .NET
1 29 (47.54%) CSS
2 28 (45.90%) Microsoft
3 27 (44.26%) C#
4 24 (39.34%) Java
4 24 (39.34%) Windows
5 23 (37.70%) SQL
6 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
7 19 (31.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 18 (29.51%) SOAP
8 18 (29.51%) Mentoring
9 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
9 16 (26.23%) C++
9 16 (26.23%) MS Excel
9 16 (26.23%) PowerShell
10 15 (24.59%) VBScript
11 14 (22.95%) C
11 14 (22.95%) Web Services
11 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (22.95%) .NET Framework
11 14 (22.95%) Degree
12 13 (21.31%) Marketing
12 13 (21.31%) HTML
13 12 (19.67%) VB
13 12 (19.67%) Oracle
13 12 (19.67%) DHCP
13 12 (19.67%) DNS
13 12 (19.67%) Security Cleared
13 12 (19.67%) Windows Server
14 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.56%) CMS
2 4 (6.56%) IIS
2 4 (6.56%) JBoss
3 3 (4.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (4.92%) Apache
3 3 (4.92%) Node.js
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.64%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (26.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.28%) Office 365
3 1 (1.64%) Boomi
3 1 (1.64%) IaaS
3 1 (1.64%) SaaS
3 1 (1.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) DHCP
1 12 (19.67%) DNS
2 11 (18.03%) TCP/IP
3 10 (16.39%) HTTP
4 9 (14.75%) BGP
4 9 (14.75%) IPsec
4 9 (14.75%) IPv6
4 9 (14.75%) Software-Defined Networking
4 9 (14.75%) VPN
5 4 (6.56%) Kerberos
6 2 (3.28%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (14.75%) Big Data
3 9 (14.75%) Datazen
3 9 (14.75%) Hadoop
4 5 (8.20%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (6.56%) MySQL
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.64%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) SoapUI
2 6 (9.84%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.20%) Maven
4 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.56%) Selenium
5 3 (4.92%) JUnit
6 2 (3.28%) Build Forge
6 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.64%) Ant
7 1 (1.64%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.64%) JBehave
7 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.64%) JIRA
7 1 (1.64%) JMeter
7 1 (1.64%) Subversion
7 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (21.31%) Marketing
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Publishing
3 1 (1.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) Support Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) Analyst
3 6 (9.84%) Escalation Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) Test Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) C# Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Developer
5 4 (6.56%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Architect
5 4 (6.56%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Field Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Technical Support
6 3 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Development Support Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Web Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (47.54%) .NET
1 29 (47.54%) CSS
2 18 (29.51%) SOAP
3 14 (22.95%) .NET Framework
3 14 (22.95%) Web Services
4 13 (21.31%) HTML
5 10 (16.39%) Entity Framework
5 10 (16.39%) XML Schema
6 9 (14.75%) ADO
6 9 (14.75%) ADO.NET
6 9 (14.75%) Autofac
6 9 (14.75%) Castle Windsor
6 9 (14.75%) ODBC
6 9 (14.75%) OLE
6 9 (14.75%) OLE DB
6 9 (14.75%) Unity DI Container
7 8 (13.11%) REST
8 7 (11.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (9.84%) jQuery
9 6 (9.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Computer Science
2 9 (14.75%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (14.75%) Public Cloud
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) Clustering
5 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (39.34%) Windows
2 12 (19.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (16.39%) Linux
4 9 (14.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (14.75%) Ubuntu
5 8 (13.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Mentoring
2 11 (18.03%) Software Testing
3 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.39%) Open Source
4 9 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (14.75%) Load Balancing
4 9 (14.75%) Presales
4 9 (14.75%) Process Improvement
4 9 (14.75%) Workflow
5 8 (13.11%) Functional Testing
6 6 (9.84%) ITIL
6 6 (9.84%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (9.84%) Test Scripting
7 5 (8.20%) Memory Management
7 5 (8.20%) Use Case
8 4 (6.56%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.56%) Defect Management
8 4 (6.56%) SDLC
8 4 (6.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) C#
2 24 (39.34%) Java
3 23 (37.70%) SQL
4 16 (26.23%) C++
4 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
4 16 (26.23%) PowerShell
5 15 (24.59%) VBScript
6 14 (22.95%) C
7 12 (19.67%) VB
8 10 (16.39%) VB.NET
9 7 (11.48%) T-SQL
10 5 (8.20%) Python
10 5 (8.20%) R
10 5 (8.20%) Scala
11 3 (4.92%) Ruby
12 1 (1.64%) Groovy
12 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Degree
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (19.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
4 10 (16.39%) MCSE
5 9 (14.75%) MCSD
6 6 (9.84%) MCSA
7 4 (6.56%) MCITP
7 4 (6.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
System Software
1 11 (18.03%) Hyper-V
2 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.28%) XenServer
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (6.56%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.56%) SCOM
3 3 (4.92%) TeamSite
3 3 (4.92%) WMI
4 2 (3.28%) Perfmon
4 2 (3.28%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.28%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 28 (45.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.67%) Oracle
3 9 (14.75%) Red Hat
4 7 (11.48%) Remedy
5 4 (6.56%) Adobe
5 4 (6.56%) HP
6 3 (4.92%) ATG
6 3 (4.92%) hybris
7 2 (3.28%) Citrix
7 2 (3.28%) VMware
8 1 (1.64%) Concur
8 1 (1.64%) Dell
8 1 (1.64%) IBM
8 1 (1.64%) NetScout
8 1 (1.64%) SAP
8 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.64%) SmartCo
8 1 (1.64%) Thunderhead