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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 32 35 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs citing XML 48 46 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.75% 4.48% 7.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.53% 20.63% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 15
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£350 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £462 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.48% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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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
259 223 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.64% 21.71% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 136 80
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £181 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 26 March 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 26 March 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 25 (36.23%) HTML
2 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 22 (31.88%) .NET
3 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
3 22 (31.88%) Web Services
4 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 21 (30.43%) SQL
5 16 (23.19%) C#
5 16 (23.19%) CSS
5 16 (23.19%) SOAP
5 16 (23.19%) Windows
6 15 (21.74%) MS Excel
7 13 (18.84%) UNIX
8 12 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (15.94%) Finance
9 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
10 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (14.49%) Ajax
10 10 (14.49%) jQuery
10 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
10 10 (14.49%) Java
11 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET
11 9 (13.04%) HTTP
12 8 (11.59%) CRM
12 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
12 8 (11.59%) Perl
12 8 (11.59%) VBScript
13 7 (10.14%) Classic ASP
13 7 (10.14%) MS Access
13 7 (10.14%) JMS

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.70%) CMS
4 5 (7.25%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (7.25%) WebSphere
4 5 (7.25%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (4.35%) Apache
5 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.90%) IIS
7 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.45%) Drupal
7 1 (1.45%) Liferay
7 1 (1.45%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 15 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) HTTP
2 7 (10.14%) 3G
2 7 (10.14%) 2G
2 7 (10.14%) LTE
2 7 (10.14%) 4G
2 7 (10.14%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (8.70%) DHCP
3 6 (8.70%) DNS
4 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.35%) Internet
6 1 (1.45%) FTP
6 1 (1.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) MS Access
3 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.80%) Big Data
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.35%) DB2
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.90%) IDOL
6 2 (2.90%) MySQL
7 1 (1.45%) DTS
7 1 (1.45%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (10.14%) SoapUI
2 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.25%) Fiddler
3 4 (5.80%) Subversion
4 2 (2.90%) Xcode
4 2 (2.90%) JUnit
4 2 (2.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.45%) Firebug
5 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (15.94%) Finance
2 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (44.93%) Developer
2 10 (14.49%) Analyst
3 7 (10.14%) Test Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Architect
4 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.25%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Field Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Project Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Specialist
6 3 (4.35%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Mobile Web Developer
7 2 (2.90%) AWS Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Web Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.23%) HTML
2 22 (31.88%) .NET
2 22 (31.88%) Web Services
3 16 (23.19%) CSS
3 16 (23.19%) SOAP
4 10 (14.49%) Ajax
4 10 (14.49%) jQuery
5 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET
6 7 (10.14%) Classic ASP
6 7 (10.14%) JMS
6 7 (10.14%) XHTML
6 7 (10.14%) XML-RPC
6 7 (10.14%) WCF
7 6 (8.70%) WSDL
7 6 (8.70%) XSD
7 6 (8.70%) COM+
8 5 (7.25%) XSLT
8 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
8 5 (7.25%) HTML5
8 5 (7.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) DataPower
3 2 (2.90%) iPad
3 2 (2.90%) Open Source
3 2 (2.90%) Semantic Web
3 2 (2.90%) iPhone
3 2 (2.90%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.90%) Clustering
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.45%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.45%) CMDB
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.19%) Windows
2 13 (18.84%) UNIX
3 3 (4.35%) Linux
4 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.90%) Android
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.45%) VMS
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (11.59%) CRM
3 6 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
3 6 (8.70%) MVC
3 6 (8.70%) SOA
3 6 (8.70%) ITIL
4 5 (7.25%) Service Management
4 5 (7.25%) Test Scripting
4 5 (7.25%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (5.80%) Low Latency
5 4 (5.80%) High Availability
5 4 (5.80%) Content Management
5 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.80%) Workflow
6 3 (4.35%) RDF
6 3 (4.35%) UML
6 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.35%) TDD
6 3 (4.35%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
1 21 (30.43%) SQL
2 16 (23.19%) C#
3 10 (14.49%) Java
4 8 (11.59%) Perl
4 8 (11.59%) VBScript
5 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.35%) C++
7 2 (2.90%) XPath
7 2 (2.90%) Ruby
7 2 (2.90%) PHP
7 2 (2.90%) VB
7 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.45%) Python
8 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) Degree
4 5 (7.25%) HNC
4 5 (7.25%) HND
4 5 (7.25%) MCSE
4 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.25%) MCTS
4 5 (7.25%) MCITP
5 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.80%) CCNP
5 4 (5.80%) CCNA
6 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
1 2 (2.90%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) SCSM
1 6 (8.70%) SCOM
1 6 (8.70%) WMI
1 6 (8.70%) MOM
2 5 (7.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Sitecore
3 4 (5.80%) IBM
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle
5 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.90%) Sencha
5 2 (2.90%) Meridio
5 2 (2.90%) BMC
5 2 (2.90%) Apple
6 1 (1.45%) CA
6 1 (1.45%) HP
6 1 (1.45%) Ektron
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