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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 42 43 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs citing XML 31 32 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.32% 3.20% 6.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.70% 14.55% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 16
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £238 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £503 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
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
244 220 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.15% 22.02% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 135 95
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £25.75 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 - £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 26 (42.62%) .NET
1 26 (42.62%) Web Services
2 22 (36.07%) HTML
3 20 (32.79%) JavaScript
4 17 (27.87%) Windows
5 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
6 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
6 15 (24.59%) SQL
7 13 (21.31%) C#
7 13 (21.31%) SOAP
8 12 (19.67%) CSS
8 12 (19.67%) Finance
9 11 (18.03%) Java
10 10 (16.39%) Classic ASP
10 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET
10 10 (16.39%) XML-RPC
10 10 (16.39%) jQuery
11 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (14.75%) COM+
11 9 (14.75%) UNIX
11 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
12 8 (13.11%) VBScript
12 8 (13.11%) MVC
12 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
13 7 (11.48%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (9.84%) MOM
14 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
14 6 (9.84%) CRM
14 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
14 6 (9.84%) DHCP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.48%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (8.20%) CMS
3 5 (8.20%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (8.20%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (6.56%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (6.56%) Apache
5 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.28%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (3.28%) Drupal
6 2 (3.28%) IIS
6 2 (3.28%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) SaaS
2 3 (4.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) DNS
1 6 (9.84%) DHCP
2 4 (6.56%) HTTP
2 4 (6.56%) Internet
3 2 (3.28%) 3G
3 2 (3.28%) MPLS
3 2 (3.28%) 2G
3 2 (3.28%) LTE
3 2 (3.28%) 4G
3 2 (3.28%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (3.28%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.28%) SDH
4 1 (1.64%) LDAP
4 1 (1.64%) SNMP
4 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.28%) MySQL
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.28%) IDOL
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.28%) MS Access
6 1 (1.64%) DTS
6 1 (1.64%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.56%) Subversion
3 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (3.28%) Toad
3 2 (3.28%) Xcode
3 2 (3.28%) JUnit
3 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.64%) Firebug
4 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Developer
2 12 (19.67%) Architect
3 6 (9.84%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Field Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Web Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Lead Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Specialist
7 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Web Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Web Support Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (42.62%) .NET
1 26 (42.62%) Web Services
2 22 (36.07%) HTML
3 13 (21.31%) SOAP
4 12 (19.67%) CSS
5 10 (16.39%) Classic ASP
5 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET
5 10 (16.39%) XML-RPC
5 10 (16.39%) jQuery
6 9 (14.75%) COM+
7 6 (9.84%) Ajax
7 6 (9.84%) REST
8 5 (8.20%) .NET Framework
8 5 (8.20%) WCF
8 5 (8.20%) JMS
9 4 (6.56%) WSDL
9 4 (6.56%) XSLT
9 4 (6.56%) Middleware
9 4 (6.56%) J2EE
9 4 (6.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Clustering
3 2 (3.28%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.28%) iPhone
3 2 (3.28%) Semantic Web
3 2 (3.28%) Open Source
3 2 (3.28%) iPad
4 1 (1.64%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Windows
2 9 (14.75%) UNIX
3 4 (6.56%) Linux
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.28%) Android
4 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.64%) VMS
5 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.11%) MVC
3 6 (9.84%) CRM
3 6 (9.84%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (8.20%) SOA
4 5 (8.20%) ITIL
4 5 (8.20%) Service Management
4 5 (8.20%) TDD
4 5 (8.20%) TOGAF
4 5 (8.20%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (6.56%) Workflow
5 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.92%) Coaching
6 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Modelling
6 3 (4.92%) SIEM
6 3 (4.92%) Migration
6 3 (4.92%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.92%) RDF
6 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.92%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.79%) JavaScript
2 15 (24.59%) SQL
3 13 (21.31%) C#
4 11 (18.03%) Java
5 8 (13.11%) VBScript
6 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.92%) VB
7 3 (4.92%) Perl
8 2 (3.28%) PHP
8 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.28%) C++
8 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.28%) Ruby
9 1 (1.64%) XPath
9 1 (1.64%) Scala
9 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.20%) MCSE
3 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.20%) MCTS
3 5 (8.20%) MCITP
4 2 (3.28%) CCNP
4 2 (3.28%) CCNA
4 2 (3.28%) HNC
4 2 (3.28%) HND
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) ISEB
5 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) MOM
1 6 (9.84%) WMI
1 6 (9.84%) SCOM
1 6 (9.84%) SCSM
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) Sitecore
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle
4 2 (3.28%) Sencha
4 2 (3.28%) BEA
4 2 (3.28%) BMC
4 2 (3.28%) Apple
4 2 (3.28%) MetaSolv
4 2 (3.28%) Cramer
4 2 (3.28%) Meridio
5 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.64%) Ektron
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