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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 32 16
Rank change year-on-year +8 -16  
Contract jobs citing XML 8 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 3.31% 1.91% 7.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.39% 16.13% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 10
Median daily rate £500 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% -5.00%  

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 46 31 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 19.01% 11.83% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 26
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £349 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -90.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -4.10%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 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 April 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 15 (68.18%) JSON
1 15 (68.18%) Splunk
2 14 (63.64%) WebDriver
2 14 (63.64%) BDD
2 14 (63.64%) REST
2 14 (63.64%) Bitbucket
2 14 (63.64%) Gradle
2 14 (63.64%) Apache Ivy
2 14 (63.64%) eggPlant
2 14 (63.64%) Selenium
2 14 (63.64%) Groovy
2 14 (63.64%) Sitecore CMS
2 14 (63.64%) Sitecore
2 14 (63.64%) Content Management
2 14 (63.64%) Maven
2 14 (63.64%) Ruby
2 14 (63.64%) Project Management
2 14 (63.64%) JMeter
2 14 (63.64%) CMS
2 14 (63.64%) TDD
2 14 (63.64%) Java
2 14 (63.64%) Ant
2 14 (63.64%) OOP
2 14 (63.64%) OO
2 14 (63.64%) Python
2 14 (63.64%) HTTP
3 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 10 (45.45%) Visualisation
5 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing

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 14 (63.64%) CMS
1 14 (63.64%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) Commerce Server
2 1 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Ant
1 14 (63.64%) Apache Ivy
1 14 (63.64%) Bitbucket
1 14 (63.64%) eggPlant
1 14 (63.64%) Gradle
1 14 (63.64%) JMeter
1 14 (63.64%) Maven
1 14 (63.64%) Selenium
1 14 (63.64%) WebDriver
2 5 (22.73%) Gatling
2 5 (22.73%) NeoLoad
3 2 (9.09%) MSTest
4 1 (4.55%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
1 8 (36.36%) Developer in Test
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Integration Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Development Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Support Officer
3 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Programmer
4 1 (4.55%) C# Programmer
4 1 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Programmer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) JSON
2 14 (63.64%) REST
3 6 (27.27%) Web Services
4 5 (22.73%) React
5 4 (18.18%) XML Schema
6 3 (13.64%) .NET
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 2 (9.09%) WCF
8 1 (4.55%) Ajax
8 1 (4.55%) CSS
8 1 (4.55%) HTML
8 1 (4.55%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) AIX
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) BDD
1 14 (63.64%) Content Management
1 14 (63.64%) OO
1 14 (63.64%) OOP
1 14 (63.64%) Project Management
1 14 (63.64%) TDD
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 10 (45.45%) Visualisation
4 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Manual Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Scrum
4 9 (40.91%) Security Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) SOA
7 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
8 1 (4.55%) Mobile First
8 1 (4.55%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Groovy
1 14 (63.64%) Java
1 14 (63.64%) Python
1 14 (63.64%) Ruby
2 9 (40.91%) C++
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) C#
6 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.55%) C
7 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Splunk
2 14 (63.64%) Sitecore
3 5 (22.73%) HP
4 4 (18.18%) Ab Initio
4 4 (18.18%) webMethods
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.55%) AppDynamics
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) SAP
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago