Period
to 19 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 19 August 2019 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 > Reading
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 61 56
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 36 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.61% 2.45% 2.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.20% 11.43% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 28
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £250 £351 £305
90th Percentile £535 £508 £549
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Reading median hourly rate £65.00 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.67% -14.29% +40.00%
Berkshire median hourly rate £57.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +90.00% -14.29% +40.00%

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 Reading with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 353 315 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.62% 21.47% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 231 177
Reading median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £351 £313 £300
90th Percentile £587 £525 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +11.80% +0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 18
Reading median hourly rate £72.50 £51.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.46% +241.67% -23.51%
10th Percentile £23.85 £31.88 £10.75
90th Percentile £82.50 £69.63 £50.85
Berkshire median hourly rate £48.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +242.86% -6.67% +20.00%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Reading

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Reading

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Reading over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Reading

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for XML.

1 24 (66.67%) SQL
2 19 (52.78%) Web Services
3 18 (50.00%) SOAP
4 16 (44.44%) Oracle
5 15 (41.67%) REST
6 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (30.56%) Spring
7 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
7 11 (30.56%) HTML
7 11 (30.56%) Java
7 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
8 10 (27.78%) Maven
8 10 (27.78%) Scrum
9 9 (25.00%) Finance
9 9 (25.00%) Asset Management
9 9 (25.00%) Degree
9 9 (25.00%) BDD
9 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
10 8 (22.22%) Hibernate
10 8 (22.22%) Data Modelling
10 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
10 8 (22.22%) J2EE
11 7 (19.44%) PL/SQL
11 7 (19.44%) ITIL
11 7 (19.44%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (19.44%) Remedy
11 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
11 7 (19.44%) Service Management
11 7 (19.44%) ITSM

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.11%) Apache
2 4 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.33%) JBoss
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (5.56%) CMS
5 1 (2.78%) Anypoint
5 1 (2.78%) Mule
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.78%) GitHub
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle CX
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Service Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) 4G
1 7 (19.44%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (11.11%) SMTP
3 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) Pentaho
3 6 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (2.78%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (2.78%) GIS
7 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.78%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Maven
2 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (16.67%) JUnit
3 6 (16.67%) Mockito
3 6 (16.67%) Subversion
4 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
4 5 (13.89%) jMock
4 5 (13.89%) SonarQube
5 4 (11.11%) Ant
5 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 4 (11.11%) DbUnit
5 4 (11.11%) JBehave
6 2 (5.56%) MSTest
6 2 (5.56%) PVCS
7 1 (2.78%) JIRA
7 1 (2.78%) NUnit
7 1 (2.78%) ProC
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.78%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Architect
3 10 (27.78%) Java Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Applications Support
5 5 (13.89%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Applications Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Developer in Test
6 4 (11.11%) Java Developer in Test
6 4 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) SQL Support Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Integration Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 2 (5.56%) SOA Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Analyst Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (2.78%) MuleSoft Architect
9 1 (2.78%) MuleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) Web Services
2 18 (50.00%) SOAP
3 15 (41.67%) REST
4 11 (30.56%) HTML
4 11 (30.56%) Spring
5 8 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 8 (22.22%) J2EE
6 6 (16.67%) CSS
6 6 (16.67%) PowerMock
6 6 (16.67%) RESTful
7 5 (13.89%) Apache Camel
8 4 (11.11%) JDBC
8 4 (11.11%) JSON
8 4 (11.11%) ODBC
9 3 (8.33%) jQuery
9 3 (8.33%) Middleware
9 3 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (8.33%) XSLT
10 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
10 2 (5.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) CMDB
1 7 (19.44%) TM Forum
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) OpenVMS
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Scrum
3 9 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 9 (25.00%) BDD
4 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 8 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 7 (19.44%) ITIL
5 7 (19.44%) ITSM
5 7 (19.44%) Service Management
5 7 (19.44%) TDD
6 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.89%) Kanban
8 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
8 4 (11.11%) CRM
8 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.11%) ERP
8 4 (11.11%) Migration
8 4 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) SQL
2 11 (30.56%) Java
3 7 (19.44%) PL/SQL
4 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) XQuery
6 3 (8.33%) C#
7 2 (5.56%) C
8 1 (2.78%) C++
8 1 (2.78%) Fortran
8 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (13.89%) MCSA
4 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
5 4 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (11.11%) ISEB
5 4 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.33%) vSphere
3 2 (5.56%) Docker
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) Remedy
3 4 (11.11%) Google
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) MuleSoft