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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 44 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 28 38 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.76% 4.45% 4.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.33% 19.49% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 23
Average daily rate
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£325 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.32 £34.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.11% -7.33%
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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
271 195 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.70% 22.86% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 98 139
Average daily rate £413 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £469 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -30.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, 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 28 (41.18%) SQL
2 22 (32.35%) SOAP
3 18 (26.47%) UNIX
4 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 16 (23.53%) MS Excel
4 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (22.06%) HTML
5 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
5 15 (22.06%) HTTP
6 14 (20.59%) TCP/IP
6 14 (20.59%) CSS
6 14 (20.59%) Telecoms
7 13 (19.12%) IBM
7 13 (19.12%) Java
8 12 (17.65%) C#
8 12 (17.65%) Perl
8 12 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (16.18%) DB2
9 11 (16.18%) JMS
9 11 (16.18%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (14.71%) DataPower
10 10 (14.71%) LTE
10 10 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (14.71%) SoapUI
10 10 (14.71%) 4G
10 10 (14.71%) High Availability
10 10 (14.71%) Big Data
10 10 (14.71%) Low Latency
10 10 (14.71%) JSON

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 12 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (8.82%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.35%) CMS
3 5 (7.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.41%) IIS
4 3 (4.41%) Drupal
5 2 (2.94%) Confluence
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (4.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) IaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.06%) HTTP
2 14 (20.59%) TCP/IP
3 10 (14.71%) 3G
3 10 (14.71%) LTE
3 10 (14.71%) 4G
3 10 (14.71%) 2G
4 9 (13.24%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (5.88%) FTP
6 3 (4.41%) IPsec
6 3 (4.41%) DHCP
6 3 (4.41%) VPN
6 3 (4.41%) DNS
7 2 (2.94%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.47%) SGSN
8 1 (1.47%) Internet
8 1 (1.47%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.18%) DB2
3 10 (14.71%) MS Access
3 10 (14.71%) Big Data
4 7 (10.29%) MySQL
5 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (14.71%) SoapUI
2 7 (10.29%) JIRA
3 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.82%) Subversion
4 5 (7.35%) Fiddler
5 4 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.94%) Maven
7 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.47%) Toad
8 1 (1.47%) JDeveloper
8 1 (1.47%) Xcode
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.47%) DbUnit
8 1 (1.47%) Mockito
8 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.47%) Hudson
General
1 14 (20.59%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.88%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Electronics
4 2 (2.94%) Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (44.12%) Developer
2 18 (26.47%) Analyst
3 16 (23.53%) Test Analyst
4 5 (7.35%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Architect
6 3 (4.41%) Tester
6 3 (4.41%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Project Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Software Tester
7 2 (2.94%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.35%) SOAP
2 15 (22.06%) HTML
3 14 (20.59%) CSS
4 11 (16.18%) JMS
5 10 (14.71%) WSDL
5 10 (14.71%) XSD
5 10 (14.71%) JSON
5 10 (14.71%) WCF
6 9 (13.24%) .NET
7 8 (11.76%) Web Services
7 8 (11.76%) Ajax
8 7 (10.29%) Middleware
9 6 (8.82%) jQuery
10 5 (7.35%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (7.35%) XSLT
10 5 (7.35%) XHTML
10 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
10 5 (7.35%) CSS3
10 5 (7.35%) HTML5
11 4 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) DataPower
2 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) Semantic Web
3 2 (2.94%) CMDB
4 1 (1.47%) Wiki
4 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.47%) iPhone
4 1 (1.47%) iPad
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.47%) UNIX
2 7 (10.29%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) AIX
3 4 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.47%) HPUX
4 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.71%) High Availability
2 10 (14.71%) Low Latency
3 8 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 7 (10.29%) ETL
4 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.82%) OO
5 6 (8.82%) Validation
5 6 (8.82%) Automated Testing
5 6 (8.82%) Agile Testing
6 5 (7.35%) Migration
6 5 (7.35%) CRM
7 4 (5.88%) MVC
7 4 (5.88%) Content Management
7 4 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.41%) OO PHP
8 3 (4.41%) Integration Testing
8 3 (4.41%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (4.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.18%) SQL
2 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
3 13 (19.12%) Java
4 12 (17.65%) C#
4 12 (17.65%) Perl
5 8 (11.76%) Python
6 7 (10.29%) PHP
7 6 (8.82%) C++
8 5 (7.35%) VBScript
8 5 (7.35%) VB
9 4 (5.88%) C
10 3 (4.41%) Ruby
10 3 (4.41%) PHP5
10 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.47%) XPath
12 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.47%) COBOL
12 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) HND
3 5 (7.35%) CCNP
3 5 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.35%) HNC
3 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.88%) CCNA
5 2 (2.94%) ISEB
5 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.47%) vSphere
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.12%) IBM
3 6 (8.82%) Ab Initio
4 5 (7.35%) Oracle
5 3 (4.41%) Citrix
6 2 (2.94%) BMC
6 2 (2.94%) CA
6 2 (2.94%) HP
6 2 (2.94%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.47%) VMware
7 1 (1.47%) Teradata
7 1 (1.47%) Splunk
7 1 (1.47%) SAP
7 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.47%) Micro Focus
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Negotiable
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