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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 40 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 30 28 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.42% 3.37% 3.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.08% 14.97% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 13
Median daily rate £375 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £450 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £19.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £36.23 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.28% -9.43%
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
199 187 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.69% 22.48% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 127 104
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £452 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.61 - £19.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 (46.67%) .NET
2 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (43.33%) C#
4 25 (41.67%) CSS
4 25 (41.67%) Windows
5 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 18 (30.00%) C++
5 18 (30.00%) Java
5 18 (30.00%) SQL
5 18 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (28.33%) PowerShell
7 16 (26.67%) VBScript
7 16 (26.67%) C
7 16 (26.67%) SOAP
7 16 (26.67%) Mentoring
8 15 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
9 14 (23.33%) Marketing
9 14 (23.33%) Degree
10 13 (21.67%) Software Testing
10 13 (21.67%) DNS
10 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (21.67%) DHCP
10 13 (21.67%) HTTP
10 13 (21.67%) VB
11 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 12 (20.00%) Linux
11 12 (20.00%) .NET Framework
11 12 (20.00%) Hyper-V

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 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.00%) CMS
3 5 (8.33%) IIS
4 4 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Apache
5 3 (5.00%) JBoss
6 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 18 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) IaaS
2 2 (3.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.67%) Boomi
3 1 (1.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
2 13 (21.67%) DHCP
2 13 (21.67%) DNS
2 13 (21.67%) HTTP
3 10 (16.67%) IPsec
3 10 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
3 10 (16.67%) VPN
4 9 (15.00%) BGP
4 9 (15.00%) IPv6
5 3 (5.00%) Kerberos
6 2 (3.33%) PuTTY
6 2 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.67%) FTP
7 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (11.67%) Big Data
3 7 (11.67%) Datazen
3 7 (11.67%) Hadoop
4 5 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.33%) MySQL
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) SoapUI
2 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.00%) Maven
4 3 (5.00%) Selenium
4 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.33%) Fiddler
5 2 (3.33%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.67%) Build Forge
6 1 (1.67%) JUnit
General
1 14 (23.33%) Marketing
2 5 (8.33%) Publishing
3 4 (6.67%) Finance
4 2 (3.33%) Electronics
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Support Engineer
2 13 (21.67%) Developer
3 7 (11.67%) Analyst
3 7 (11.67%) Test Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Escalation Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Architect
5 4 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) Field Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Web Producer
6 3 (5.00%) Development Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Support Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (46.67%) .NET
2 25 (41.67%) CSS
3 16 (26.67%) SOAP
4 12 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 11 (18.33%) Web Services
6 10 (16.67%) HTML
7 8 (13.33%) XML Schema
8 7 (11.67%) ADO
8 7 (11.67%) ADO.NET
8 7 (11.67%) Autofac
8 7 (11.67%) Castle Windsor
8 7 (11.67%) Entity Framework
8 7 (11.67%) JSON
8 7 (11.67%) ODBC
8 7 (11.67%) OLE
8 7 (11.67%) OLE DB
8 7 (11.67%) REST
8 7 (11.67%) Unity DI Container
9 6 (10.00%) Gherkin
10 5 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 10 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 7 (11.67%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) Clustering
4 3 (5.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.33%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (41.67%) Windows
2 15 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (20.00%) Linux
4 10 (16.67%) Unix
5 9 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (15.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) Mentoring
2 13 (21.67%) Software Testing
3 10 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.00%) Open Source
4 9 (15.00%) Presales
4 9 (15.00%) Process Improvement
4 9 (15.00%) Test Scripting
4 9 (15.00%) Workflow
5 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (11.67%) Functional Testing
5 7 (11.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (10.00%) ITIL
6 6 (10.00%) Use Case
7 5 (8.33%) Content Management
7 5 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 5 (8.33%) SDLC
7 5 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (6.67%) Defect Management
8 4 (6.67%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (43.33%) C#
2 18 (30.00%) C++
2 18 (30.00%) Java
2 18 (30.00%) SQL
3 17 (28.33%) PowerShell
4 16 (26.67%) C
4 16 (26.67%) VBScript
5 13 (21.67%) VB
6 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (13.33%) VB.NET
8 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
9 4 (6.67%) Python
9 4 (6.67%) R
9 4 (6.67%) Scala
10 3 (5.00%) Ruby
11 2 (3.33%) PHP
12 1 (1.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Degree
2 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 9 (15.00%) MCSE
5 8 (13.33%) MCSD
6 6 (10.00%) MCSA
7 4 (6.67%) MCITP
7 4 (6.67%) MCTS
8 2 (3.33%) ISEB
8 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) XenServer
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (6.67%) SCOM
2 4 (6.67%) TeamSite
3 3 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (5.00%) WMI
4 2 (3.33%) Perfmon
4 2 (3.33%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) Oracle
2 9 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.33%) Remedy
4 4 (6.67%) Adobe
5 3 (5.00%) ATG
5 3 (5.00%) HP
5 3 (5.00%) hybris
6 2 (3.33%) Citrix
6 2 (3.33%) VMware
7 1 (1.67%) Concur
7 1 (1.67%) Dell
7 1 (1.67%) IBM
7 1 (1.67%) NetScout
7 1 (1.67%) SAP
7 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.67%) SmartCo
7 1 (1.67%) Thunderhead