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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 50 50 32
Rank change year-on-year 0 -18  
Contract jobs citing XML 12 31 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.82% 3.07% 4.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.96% 13.48% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 31
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

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 Reading with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 134 230 253
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 20.33% 22.79% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 143 165
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £9.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -52.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Reading

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Reading

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for XML.

1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (36.67%) Marketing
2 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) HTML
3 9 (30.00%) CSS
4 8 (26.67%) SOA
4 8 (26.67%) Oracle
4 8 (26.67%) QA
5 7 (23.33%) Content Management
5 7 (23.33%) Java
5 7 (23.33%) C#
5 7 (23.33%) XSD
5 7 (23.33%) TeamSite
5 7 (23.33%) Adobe
5 7 (23.33%) Management Information System
5 7 (23.33%) Publishing
5 7 (23.33%) CMS
5 7 (23.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (20.00%) User Experience
6 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (16.67%) Finance
7 5 (16.67%) Web Services
7 5 (16.67%) Bitbucket
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.33%) Thunderhead

XML
Top Related 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 7 (23.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 7 (23.33%) CMS
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (3.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) 2G
1 2 (6.67%) 3G
1 2 (6.67%) 4G
1 2 (6.67%) LTE
1 2 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.33%) MS Access
5 1 (3.33%) OLAP
5 1 (3.33%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Bitbucket
2 3 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.67%) JUnit
3 2 (6.67%) MSTest
3 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.33%) Mockito
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (36.67%) Marketing
2 7 (23.33%) Publishing
3 5 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Billing
5 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Web Producer
3 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Content Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Web Content Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Web Content Producer
3 4 (13.33%) Web Manager
4 3 (10.00%) C# WPF Developer
4 3 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 3 (10.00%) WPF Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 2 (6.67%) SOA Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.67%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) CSS
1 9 (30.00%) HTML
2 7 (23.33%) XSD
3 5 (16.67%) Web Services
4 4 (13.33%) JSON
4 4 (13.33%) Spring
5 3 (10.00%) .NET
5 3 (10.00%) J2EE
5 3 (10.00%) Middleware
5 3 (10.00%) REST
5 3 (10.00%) WPF
5 3 (10.00%) XSLT
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.67%) JSF
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (6.67%) SAML
6 2 (6.67%) SOAP
6 2 (6.67%) WCF
6 2 (6.67%) WSDL
7 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) SOA
3 7 (23.33%) Content Management
4 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.67%) BPEL
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.67%) Data Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
6 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.67%) Data Security
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) SDLC
6 2 (6.67%) Security Management
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) C#
2 7 (23.33%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) Perl
3 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) VB
4 1 (3.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) CCNA
2 2 (6.67%) CCNP
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.67%) HNC
2 2 (6.67%) HND
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) IFRS
2 1 (3.33%) IFRS 9
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) TeamSite
2 1 (3.33%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) Adobe
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Thunderhead
4 1 (3.33%) Siebel
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
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