Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

XML
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 21 37
Rank change year-on-year 0 +16 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 43 39 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 8.21% 6.83% 3.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.59% 28.89% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 10
Bracknell median daily rate £193 £450 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.22% +9.42% +27.52%
10th Percentile £113 £383 £353
90th Percentile £510 £595 £438
Berkshire median daily rate £378 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -5.63% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Bracknell median hourly rate - £48.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 -
% change year-on-year +6.51% - -

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bracknell
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 128 135 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 24.43% 23.64% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 63 37
Bracknell median daily rate £365 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.89% +28.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £113 £271 £194
90th Percentile £507 £575 £445
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 10
Bracknell median hourly rate - £21.50 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.23% -13.29%
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% -10.63% +17.65%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bracknell.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Bracknell

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Bracknell.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Bracknell

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Bracknell over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Bracknell

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML in Bracknell.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for XML.

1 25 (58.14%) SQL Server
2 20 (46.51%) SQL
2 20 (46.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (46.51%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (41.86%) Data Management
4 14 (32.56%) REST
5 11 (25.58%) Relational Database
5 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (25.58%) HTTP
6 9 (20.93%) Java
6 9 (20.93%) SOAP
6 9 (20.93%) JSON
6 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (18.60%) SaaS
7 8 (18.60%) XSD
7 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
7 8 (18.60%) WSDL
7 8 (18.60%) Mobile App
8 7 (16.28%) PostGIS
8 7 (16.28%) MQTT
8 7 (16.28%) Infotainment
8 7 (16.28%) Strategic Thinking
8 7 (16.28%) RDBMS
8 7 (16.28%) HTML
8 7 (16.28%) MySQL
8 7 (16.28%) PaaS
8 7 (16.28%) Data Integration
8 7 (16.28%) Telematics
8 7 (16.28%) Project Planning
8 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Architecture

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 3 (6.98%) CMS
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) SaaS
2 7 (16.28%) PaaS
3 2 (4.65%) GitHub
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) HTTP
2 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
3 7 (16.28%) MQTT
4 2 (4.65%) INAP
4 2 (4.65%) Internet
4 2 (4.65%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (4.65%) SS7
5 1 (2.33%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (2.33%) LDAP
5 1 (2.33%) SSL
5 1 (2.33%) VPN
5 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (58.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.58%) Relational Database
3 7 (16.28%) MySQL
3 7 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (16.28%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.98%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.98%) XMLSpy
4 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.33%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) JUnit
4 1 (2.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.33%) Mockito
4 1 (2.33%) WebStorm
General
1 7 (16.28%) Automotive
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) French Language
5 1 (2.33%) German Language
5 1 (2.33%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) Architect
2 7 (16.28%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (13.95%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Database Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.65%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (4.65%) C# WCF Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.65%) WCF Developer
6 2 (4.65%) webMethods Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Operations Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) REST
2 9 (20.93%) JSON
2 9 (20.93%) SOAP
3 8 (18.60%) WSDL
3 8 (18.60%) XSD
4 7 (16.28%) HTML
4 7 (16.28%) PostGIS
5 5 (11.63%) .NET
5 5 (11.63%) WCF
5 5 (11.63%) Web Services
5 5 (11.63%) XSLT
6 3 (6.98%) CSS
6 3 (6.98%) HTML5
6 3 (6.98%) JDBC
6 3 (6.98%) JMS
6 3 (6.98%) jQuery
7 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.65%) CSS3
7 2 (4.65%) React
7 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (18.60%) Mobile App
3 7 (16.28%) Infotainment
4 3 (6.98%) Mainframe
5 2 (4.65%) Clustering
5 2 (4.65%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (41.86%) Data Management
3 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.28%) Data Integration
4 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (16.28%) Project Planning
4 7 (16.28%) Strategic Thinking
4 7 (16.28%) Telematics
4 7 (16.28%) Validation
5 6 (13.95%) BDD
5 6 (13.95%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (13.95%) Scrum
5 6 (13.95%) TDD
5 6 (13.95%) Web Development
6 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.63%) Kanban
7 4 (9.30%) Change Management
7 4 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (9.30%) OOD
7 4 (9.30%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) SQL
2 9 (20.93%) Java
3 5 (11.63%) C#
3 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
3 5 (11.63%) XPath
4 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.65%) Perl
5 2 (4.65%) PHP
5 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.33%) C++
6 1 (2.33%) Groovy
6 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Software AG
3 3 (6.98%) webMethods
4 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.65%) Sun
5 1 (2.33%) BMC
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) Ivanti
5 1 (2.33%) Nokia