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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 47 51 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing XML 16 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.23% 2.49% 3.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.88% 10.46% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 16
Median daily rate £375 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £313 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +15.62%

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
147 239 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.47% 23.78% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 166 134
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017, 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 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) HTML
2 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
2 10 (32.26%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) CSS
3 9 (29.03%) SOA
3 9 (29.03%) Marketing
4 8 (25.81%) QA
5 7 (22.58%) Publishing
5 7 (22.58%) CMS
5 7 (22.58%) Content Management
5 7 (22.58%) Adobe
5 7 (22.58%) TeamSite
5 7 (22.58%) Web Services
5 7 (22.58%) Java
5 7 (22.58%) C#
5 7 (22.58%) Oracle
5 7 (22.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (19.35%) User Experience
6 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
6 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
7 5 (16.13%) Spring
7 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.13%) Middleware
7 5 (16.13%) XSD
7 5 (16.13%) Bitbucket
7 5 (16.13%) REST
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database

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 (22.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 7 (22.58%) CMS
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (9.68%) JBoss
3 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle BPEL
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) 2G
1 2 (6.45%) 3G
1 2 (6.45%) 4G
1 2 (6.45%) LTE
1 2 (6.45%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.23%) MS Access
4 1 (3.23%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Bitbucket
2 3 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 3 (9.68%) JUnit
3 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) MSTest
3 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.23%) Mockito
4 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (29.03%) Marketing
2 7 (22.58%) Publishing
3 3 (9.68%) Finance
4 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Web Producer
3 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Content Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Web Content Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Web Content Producer
3 4 (12.90%) Web Manager
4 3 (9.68%) C# WPF Developer
4 3 (9.68%) HTML Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) WPF Developer
5 2 (6.45%) BPM Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Designer
5 2 (6.45%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 2 (6.45%) SOA Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Officer
5 2 (6.45%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) HTML
2 9 (29.03%) CSS
3 7 (22.58%) Web Services
4 5 (16.13%) Middleware
4 5 (16.13%) REST
4 5 (16.13%) Spring
4 5 (16.13%) XSD
5 4 (12.90%) JSON
6 3 (9.68%) .NET
6 3 (9.68%) SOAP
6 3 (9.68%) WPF
6 3 (9.68%) XSLT
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.45%) J2EE
7 2 (6.45%) JSF
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (6.45%) SAML
7 2 (6.45%) WCF
7 2 (6.45%) WSDL
8 1 (3.23%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
1 6 (19.35%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Unix
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) SOA
3 7 (22.58%) Content Management
4 6 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Web Development
6 2 (6.45%) BDD
6 2 (6.45%) BPEL
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) Data Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.45%) Data Security
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Security Management
6 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.45%) TDD
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.45%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) C#
2 7 (22.58%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) Perl
3 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) CCNA
2 2 (6.45%) CCNP
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.45%) HNC
2 2 (6.45%) HND
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) IFRS
2 1 (3.23%) IFRS 9
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) TeamSite
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Adobe
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Thunderhead
4 1 (3.23%) IBM