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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 38 58 33
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -25
Contract jobs citing XML 17 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.41% 1.85% 4.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.77% 7.85% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 19
Median daily rate £388 £313 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -32.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £33.64 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.82% -1.05%
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
174 242 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.65% 23.59% 21.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 199 100
Median daily rate £388 £415 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -42.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 15 (31.25%) SOAP
1 15 (31.25%) Unix
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.08%) C#
2 13 (27.08%) Test Scripting
3 12 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 12 (25.00%) Java
3 12 (25.00%) Windows
3 12 (25.00%) CSS
4 11 (22.92%) .NET
4 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
4 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
4 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
4 11 (22.92%) PowerShell
5 10 (20.83%) VBScript
5 10 (20.83%) SQL
5 10 (20.83%) HTML
6 9 (18.75%) Linux
6 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 9 (18.75%) Use Case
6 9 (18.75%) Functional Testing
7 8 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 8 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (16.67%) Marketing
7 8 (16.67%) C++
7 8 (16.67%) JavaScript

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 6 (12.50%) CMS
2 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (6.25%) JBoss
4 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.17%) IIS
5 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (2.08%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Office 365
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.08%) Boomi
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
3 1 (2.08%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 7 (14.58%) DHCP
2 7 (14.58%) DNS
2 7 (14.58%) HTTP
3 4 (8.33%) IPsec
3 4 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
3 4 (8.33%) VPN
4 3 (6.25%) BGP
4 3 (6.25%) IPv6
4 3 (6.25%) PuTTY
5 2 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.08%) FTP
6 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.25%) Selenium
3 3 (6.25%) SpecFlow
3 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.25%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.17%) Fiddler
4 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.08%) JUnit
5 1 (2.08%) PeopleTools
General
1 8 (16.67%) Marketing
2 4 (8.33%) Publishing
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Analyst
1 13 (27.08%) Test Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Integration Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Integration Test Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Web Producer
5 3 (6.25%) Field Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Systems Test Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) SOAP
2 12 (25.00%) CSS
3 11 (22.92%) .NET
4 10 (20.83%) HTML
5 7 (14.58%) Web Services
6 3 (6.25%) jQuery
6 3 (6.25%) JSON
6 3 (6.25%) Middleware
6 3 (6.25%) REST
6 3 (6.25%) WCF
7 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.17%) Gherkin
7 2 (4.17%) RESTful
7 2 (4.17%) Spring
7 2 (4.17%) Symfony
7 2 (4.17%) WPF
7 2 (4.17%) XSD
8 1 (2.08%) Ajax
8 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (2.08%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Public Cloud
1 4 (8.33%) Smart Meter
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Clustering
2 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Unix
2 12 (25.00%) Windows
3 9 (18.75%) Linux
4 8 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Test Scripting
2 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.75%) Functional Testing
2 9 (18.75%) Software Testing
2 9 (18.75%) Use Case
3 8 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 8 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (10.42%) Content Management
4 5 (10.42%) Service Management
4 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
5 4 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (8.33%) Defect Management
5 4 (8.33%) ITIL
5 4 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (8.33%) SDLC
6 3 (6.25%) Presales
6 3 (6.25%) Scrum
6 3 (6.25%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) C#
2 12 (25.00%) Java
3 11 (22.92%) PowerShell
4 10 (20.83%) SQL
4 10 (20.83%) VBScript
5 8 (16.67%) C++
5 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.50%) C
6 6 (12.50%) VB
7 2 (4.17%) PHP
8 1 (2.08%) Groovy
8 1 (2.08%) SQR
8 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
1 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.58%) Degree
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.33%) MCITP
4 4 (8.33%) MCTS
5 3 (6.25%) ISEB
5 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (4.17%) MCSE
7 1 (2.08%) MCSA
7 1 (2.08%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 6 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) XenServer
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCOM
1 4 (8.33%) TeamSite
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (6.25%) WMI
3 2 (4.17%) Perfmon
3 2 (4.17%) SCOrch
3 2 (4.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Adobe
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix
4 2 (4.17%) IBM
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Concur
5 1 (2.08%) Dell
5 1 (2.08%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.08%) Thunderhead