Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 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
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 49 24
Rank change year-on-year +20 -25 +18
Contract jobs citing XML 19 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 3.78% 2.30% 5.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.46% 12.50% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 13
Bracknell median daily rate £450 £525 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +28.83% +25.38%
10th Percentile £113 £268 £251
90th Percentile £550 £599 £486
Berkshire median daily rate £447 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +11.75% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bracknell median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £25.00 -

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 81 104 97
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 16.10% 18.44% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 53 47
Bracknell median daily rate £500 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £200 £325 £122
90th Percentile £550 £563 £455
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 5
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -62.69% +116.13%
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -62.69% +69.62%

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 27 July 2017.

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 27 July 2017, 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 13 (68.42%) Web Services
2 12 (63.16%) HTTP
2 12 (63.16%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 12 (63.16%) REST
3 11 (57.89%) TDD
4 10 (52.63%) Content Management
4 10 (52.63%) Maven
4 10 (52.63%) Project Management
4 10 (52.63%) JMeter
4 10 (52.63%) CMS
4 10 (52.63%) Ant
4 10 (52.63%) HP
4 10 (52.63%) OOP
4 10 (52.63%) OO
4 10 (52.63%) Python
4 10 (52.63%) WebDriver
4 10 (52.63%) Splunk
4 10 (52.63%) Bitbucket
4 10 (52.63%) Gradle
4 10 (52.63%) BDD
4 10 (52.63%) Ruby
4 10 (52.63%) JSON
4 10 (52.63%) Selenium
4 10 (52.63%) Groovy
4 10 (52.63%) Sitecore CMS
4 10 (52.63%) Sitecore
4 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
4 10 (52.63%) Apache Ivy
4 10 (52.63%) eggPlant

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 10 (52.63%) CMS
1 10 (52.63%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Ant
1 10 (52.63%) Apache Ivy
1 10 (52.63%) Bitbucket
1 10 (52.63%) eggPlant
1 10 (52.63%) Gradle
1 10 (52.63%) JMeter
1 10 (52.63%) Maven
1 10 (52.63%) Selenium
1 10 (52.63%) WebDriver
2 9 (47.37%) Gatling
2 9 (47.37%) NeoLoad
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Performance Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) ServiceNow Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Developer in Test
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Performance Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Tester
4 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) Web Services
2 12 (63.16%) REST
3 10 (52.63%) JSON
4 9 (47.37%) React
5 5 (26.32%) HTML
6 2 (10.53%) Ajax
6 2 (10.53%) CSS
6 2 (10.53%) JDBC
6 2 (10.53%) JSP
6 2 (10.53%) SOAP
6 2 (10.53%) Spring
7 1 (5.26%) .NET
7 1 (5.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) TDD
2 10 (52.63%) BDD
2 10 (52.63%) Content Management
2 10 (52.63%) OO
2 10 (52.63%) OOP
2 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
3 6 (31.58%) Performance Engineering
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
6 3 (15.79%) High Availability
6 3 (15.79%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management
7 2 (10.53%) Data Management
7 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
7 2 (10.53%) ITSM
7 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
1 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 10 (52.63%) Groovy
2 10 (52.63%) Python
2 10 (52.63%) Ruby
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) HP
1 10 (52.63%) Sitecore
1 10 (52.63%) Splunk
2 3 (15.79%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.26%) Ab Initio
3 1 (5.26%) BMC
3 1 (5.26%) LANDesk
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) webMethods