Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 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 > Reading
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 43 61
Rank change year-on-year +3 +18 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 57 45 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.78% 3.56% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.97% 13.80% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 18
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £363 £305 £250
90th Percentile £489 £497 £479
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Reading median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +63.64% -
10th Percentile £27.50 £36.50 £25.25
90th Percentile £32.50 £47.50 £31.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +23.29% -

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 408 326 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 27.04% 25.81% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 223 186
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -7.07%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £275
90th Percentile £575 £525 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 7
Reading median hourly rate £38.75 £15.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.33% -23.51% -60.99%
10th Percentile £29.38 £10.75 £12.40
90th Percentile £47.13 £47.50 £28.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +120.00% -59.73%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018, 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 34 (59.65%) Java
2 27 (47.37%) SQL
3 25 (43.86%) JSON
4 20 (35.09%) .NET
5 19 (33.33%) CRM
6 17 (29.82%) Web Services
6 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (26.32%) Oracle
8 14 (24.56%) C++
8 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
9 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
10 12 (21.05%) Groovy
11 11 (19.30%) CMS
11 11 (19.30%) HTML
12 10 (17.54%) JUnit
12 10 (17.54%) EDI
12 10 (17.54%) XML Schema
12 10 (17.54%) Selenium
12 10 (17.54%) Scala
12 10 (17.54%) Cucumber
12 10 (17.54%) Procedural Programming
12 10 (17.54%) Geb
12 10 (17.54%) Gatling
13 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
13 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
13 9 (15.79%) C#
14 8 (14.04%) Windows
14 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
14 8 (14.04%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (14.04%) Performance Tuning

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 (19.30%) CMS
2 3 (5.26%) JBoss
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.51%) IIS
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (3.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.75%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.75%) FTP
2 1 (1.75%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
1 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.51%) Pentaho
3 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Cucumber
1 10 (17.54%) Gatling
1 10 (17.54%) Geb
1 10 (17.54%) JUnit
1 10 (17.54%) Selenium
2 6 (10.53%) SoapUI
3 4 (7.02%) PVCS
4 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.75%) Maven
5 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.75%) MSTest
5 1 (1.75%) ProC
5 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.75%) WiX
General
1 4 (7.02%) Publishing
2 3 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Advertising
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (47.37%) Developer
2 12 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Senior Tester
3 10 (17.54%) Tester
4 8 (14.04%) Performance Tester
4 8 (14.04%) Senior Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Senior Performance Tester
5 5 (8.77%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Integration Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Integration Test Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) C Developer
7 3 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.26%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Fortran Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Manual Tester
7 3 (5.26%) Web Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.86%) JSON
2 20 (35.09%) .NET
3 17 (29.82%) Web Services
4 11 (19.30%) HTML
5 10 (17.54%) EDI
5 10 (17.54%) XML Schema
6 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
6 7 (12.28%) CSS
6 7 (12.28%) XSLT
7 5 (8.77%) REST
7 5 (8.77%) SOAP
7 5 (8.77%) XSD
8 4 (7.02%) HTML5
8 4 (7.02%) Node.js
9 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.26%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (5.26%) J2EE
9 3 (5.26%) jQuery
9 3 (5.26%) RESTful
9 3 (5.26%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.77%) CMDB
3 4 (7.02%) Smart Meter
4 3 (5.26%) DataPower
4 3 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.51%) TM Forum
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Unix
3 4 (7.02%) OpenVMS
4 2 (3.51%) Android
5 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) CRM
2 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
4 10 (17.54%) Procedural Programming
5 8 (14.04%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (10.53%) MVC
6 6 (10.53%) Scrum
7 5 (8.77%) Asset Management
7 5 (8.77%) SDLC
7 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.02%) Integration Testing
8 4 (7.02%) ITIL
8 4 (7.02%) ITSM
8 4 (7.02%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (7.02%) TDD
8 4 (7.02%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.02%) Workflow
9 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.26%) Service Management
9 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (59.65%) Java
2 27 (47.37%) SQL
3 14 (24.56%) C++
4 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
5 12 (21.05%) Groovy
6 10 (17.54%) Scala
7 9 (15.79%) C#
8 4 (7.02%) C
9 3 (5.26%) Fortran
9 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.75%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Oracle
2 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) IBM
3 3 (5.26%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.51%) Remedy
4 2 (3.51%) Workday
4 2 (3.51%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.75%) Adobe
5 1 (1.75%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.75%) Telerik