The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Reading region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 40 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 29 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.28% 3.66% 3.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.87% 13.82% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 13
Average daily rate
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£388 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
195 246 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.03% 26.48% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 111 75
Average daily rate £350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
XML
Berkshire

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014, 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 36 (43.37%) .NET
2 34 (40.96%) SQL Server
3 31 (37.35%) HTML
4 30 (36.14%) C#
4 30 (36.14%) Windows
5 28 (33.73%) JavaScript
6 27 (32.53%) Microsoft
7 26 (31.33%) SQL
8 24 (28.92%) Web Services
9 23 (27.71%) CSS
9 23 (27.71%) jQuery
9 23 (27.71%) Security Cleared
10 21 (25.30%) Web Development
10 21 (25.30%) Visual Studio
11 20 (24.10%) ASP.NET
11 20 (24.10%) Ajax
11 20 (24.10%) SQL Server 2005
12 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (20.48%) SharePoint
13 17 (20.48%) HTML5
14 16 (19.28%) SOAP
14 16 (19.28%) T-SQL
14 16 (19.28%) .NET Framework
14 16 (19.28%) SC Cleared
15 15 (18.07%) JSON
15 15 (18.07%) Oracle
15 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
16 14 (16.87%) Java
16 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (15.66%) MVC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 17 (20.48%) SharePoint
2 12 (14.46%) CMS
3 11 (13.25%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (12.05%) IIS
4 10 (12.05%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.61%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (3.61%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.41%) Liferay
6 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.20%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.25%) MS Office
3 3 (3.61%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (3.61%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.20%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) LDAP
2 4 (4.82%) DNS
3 1 (1.20%) Network Security
3 1 (1.20%) SGSN
3 1 (1.20%) 2G
3 1 (1.20%) 3G
3 1 (1.20%) DHCP
3 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.20%) LTE
3 1 (1.20%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.96%) SQL Server
2 20 (24.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (13.25%) IDOL
4 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (10.84%) Oracle Database
5 8 (9.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (9.64%) OLAP
5 8 (9.64%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (9.64%) DTS
5 8 (9.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (8.43%) PowerCenter
7 6 (7.23%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (7.23%) BusinessObjects XI
8 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (4.82%) MySQL
10 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.20%) Oracle OWB
11 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 21 (25.30%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.84%) Subversion
3 7 (8.43%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (6.02%) Firebug
4 5 (6.02%) JIRA
4 5 (6.02%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.02%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.61%) Maven
6 3 (3.61%) Ant
6 3 (3.61%) Selenium
7 2 (2.41%) Hudson
7 2 (2.41%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.20%) StarTeam
8 1 (1.20%) Xcode
8 1 (1.20%) PVCS
8 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (8.43%) Marketing
2 6 (7.23%) Publishing
3 4 (4.82%) Finance
4 3 (3.61%) Danish Language
4 3 (3.61%) Dutch Language
4 3 (3.61%) Italian Language
4 3 (3.61%) Japanese Language
4 3 (3.61%) Korean Language
4 3 (3.61%) Portuguese Language
4 3 (3.61%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.61%) Swedish Language
5 2 (2.41%) Retail
6 1 (1.20%) German Language
6 1 (1.20%) Military
6 1 (1.20%) Games
6 1 (1.20%) Back Office
6 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.20%) Automotive
6 1 (1.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 47 (56.63%) Developer
2 15 (18.07%) Web Developer
3 11 (13.25%) SharePoint Developer
4 7 (8.43%) Architect
4 7 (8.43%) UI Developer
4 7 (8.43%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 7 (8.43%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (7.23%) UI Programmer
5 6 (7.23%) Mobile Web Developer
5 6 (7.23%) Applications Developer
5 6 (7.23%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Consultant
7 4 (4.82%) Web Applications Developer
8 3 (3.61%) TIBCO Developer
8 3 (3.61%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Web Producer
8 3 (3.61%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (43.37%) .NET
2 31 (37.35%) HTML
3 24 (28.92%) Web Services
4 23 (27.71%) CSS
4 23 (27.71%) jQuery
5 20 (24.10%) ASP.NET
5 20 (24.10%) Ajax
6 17 (20.48%) HTML5
7 16 (19.28%) SOAP
7 16 (19.28%) .NET Framework
8 15 (18.07%) JSON
9 10 (12.05%) WCF
10 9 (10.84%) CSS3
11 8 (9.64%) REST
11 8 (9.64%) Sencha Touch
11 8 (9.64%) XSLT
11 8 (9.64%) Spring
11 8 (9.64%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 6 (7.23%) XHTML
12 6 (7.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) W3C
2 6 (7.23%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.02%) Smartphone
3 5 (6.02%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.61%) Wiki
6 2 (2.41%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.41%) Clustering
6 2 (2.41%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.20%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.20%) Derivative
7 1 (1.20%) SCORM
7 1 (1.20%) Replication
7 1 (1.20%) GIS
7 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.20%) iSeries
7 1 (1.20%) Open Source
7 1 (1.20%) Social Media
7 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (36.14%) Windows
2 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (10.84%) Apple iOS
4 8 (9.64%) Android
4 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.02%) Linux
6 4 (4.82%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.61%) UNIX
8 1 (1.20%) SUSE
8 1 (1.20%) Debian
8 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.30%) Web Development
2 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.66%) MVC
3 13 (15.66%) Workflow
4 10 (12.05%) Document Management
5 9 (10.84%) Validation
6 8 (9.64%) Android Development
6 8 (9.64%) iOS Development
6 8 (9.64%) Analytics
6 8 (9.64%) Content Management
7 7 (8.43%) Scrum
7 7 (8.43%) ETL
8 6 (7.23%) Master Data Management
8 6 (7.23%) OO
8 6 (7.23%) Migration
8 6 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.23%) Project Management
8 6 (7.23%) Web Analytics
8 6 (7.23%) Data Management
8 6 (7.23%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.14%) C#
2 28 (33.73%) JavaScript
3 26 (31.33%) SQL
4 16 (19.28%) T-SQL
5 14 (16.87%) Java
6 9 (10.84%) C
7 8 (9.64%) C++
8 4 (4.82%) Perl
8 4 (4.82%) PHP
9 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.41%) VB
9 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.20%) VB6
10 1 (1.20%) ECMAScript
10 1 (1.20%) VBA
10 1 (1.20%) VBScript
10 1 (1.20%) Delphi
10 1 (1.20%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 23 (27.71%) Security Cleared
2 16 (19.28%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.64%) Degree
4 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (7.23%) MCTS
6 5 (6.02%) DV Cleared
6 5 (6.02%) MCSE
7 4 (4.82%) MCSD
8 1 (1.20%) MCITP
8 1 (1.20%) CCNP
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.05%) SLA
2 7 (8.43%) QA
3 6 (7.23%) Data Quality
4 5 (6.02%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.41%) Puppet
1 2 (2.41%) SCOM
2 1 (1.20%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) WMI
Vendors
1 27 (32.53%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.07%) Oracle
3 11 (13.25%) Meridio
4 8 (9.64%) Sencha
4 8 (9.64%) Informatica
5 7 (8.43%) Business Objects
6 4 (4.82%) TIBCO
6 4 (4.82%) Adobe
7 3 (3.61%) Omniture
7 3 (3.61%) Open Text
7 3 (3.61%) SAP
7 3 (3.61%) Sitecore
8 2 (2.41%) IBM
9 1 (1.20%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.20%) Endeca
9 1 (1.20%) Google
9 1 (1.20%) Coremetrics
9 1 (1.20%) ESRI
9 1 (1.20%) Lotus
9 1 (1.20%) Borland
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