Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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 > Reading
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 61 65
Rank change year-on-year +17 +4 -22
Contract jobs citing XML 44 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.42% 2.56% 2.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.66% 12.42% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 43
Reading median daily rate £400 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £305 £250 £250
90th Percentile £500 £479 £438
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year +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 322 306 433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.06% 20.61% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 181 333
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.08% +7.96%
10th Percentile £304 £275 £283
90th Percentile £525 £488 £548
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 10
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £19.61 £50.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.51% -60.99% +164.61%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.40 £15.73
90th Percentile £47.50 £28.00 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year +42.22% -39.60% +96.05%

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 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 20 (45.45%) SQL
2 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
4 14 (31.82%) Web Services
5 13 (29.55%) CSS
5 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
5 13 (29.55%) HTML
6 12 (27.27%) Oracle
6 12 (27.27%) Windows
7 11 (25.00%) C#
7 11 (25.00%) Ajax
7 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (22.73%) .NET
8 10 (22.73%) Linux
9 9 (20.45%) MySQL
9 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (20.45%) Degree
9 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
9 9 (20.45%) Docker
10 8 (18.18%) DevOps
10 8 (18.18%) RESTful
10 8 (18.18%) Workflow
10 8 (18.18%) MVC
10 8 (18.18%) SOAP
10 8 (18.18%) Apache
11 7 (15.91%) Shell Script
11 7 (15.91%) Perl
11 7 (15.91%) Project Management
11 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
11 7 (15.91%) nginx

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 8 (18.18%) Apache
2 7 (15.91%) nginx
3 3 (6.82%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.82%) CMS
3 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.55%) SAP EP
4 2 (4.55%) WordPress
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.27%) SAP Portal
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.36%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) IaaS
3 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) 2G
2 1 (2.27%) 3G
2 1 (2.27%) Nokia DX200
2 1 (2.27%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.27%) RNC
2 1 (2.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) MySQL
3 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
4 6 (13.64%) RDBMS
5 5 (11.36%) Datazen
5 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (11.36%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.27%) Power BI
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) SoapUI
2 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.82%) Selenium
3 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.82%) XMLSpy
4 2 (4.55%) Artifactory
4 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.55%) MSBuild
4 2 (4.55%) Subversion
4 2 (4.55%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.27%) JUnit
5 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Developer
2 6 (13.64%) DevOps Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Automation Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Designer
4 4 (9.09%) Field Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.82%) SOA Designer
5 3 (6.82%) SOA Solution Designer
5 3 (6.82%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (6.82%) SQL BI Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Author
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Migration Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Author
6 2 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) Web Services
2 13 (29.55%) CSS
2 13 (29.55%) HTML
3 11 (25.00%) Ajax
4 10 (22.73%) .NET
5 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
6 8 (18.18%) RESTful
6 8 (18.18%) SOAP
7 7 (15.91%) Node.js
8 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
8 6 (13.64%) REST
9 5 (11.36%) ADO
9 5 (11.36%) ADO.NET
9 5 (11.36%) ODBC
9 5 (11.36%) OLE
9 5 (11.36%) OLE DB
10 4 (9.09%) JSON
10 4 (9.09%) WSDL
10 4 (9.09%) XSD
11 3 (6.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Derivative
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) PKI
3 1 (2.27%) Robotics
3 1 (2.27%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.27%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Unix
4 2 (4.55%) Debian
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.55%) SUSE
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.18%) DevOps
2 8 (18.18%) MVC
2 8 (18.18%) Workflow
3 7 (15.91%) Project Management
4 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (11.36%) ITIL
4 5 (11.36%) Open Source
4 5 (11.36%) Service Management
5 4 (9.09%) Chat Support
5 4 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 4 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 4 (9.09%) Web Development
6 3 (6.82%) CRM
6 3 (6.82%) ETL
6 3 (6.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) SQL
2 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.00%) C#
4 7 (15.91%) Perl
4 7 (15.91%) Shell Script
5 6 (13.64%) Java
5 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
6 5 (11.36%) C++
6 5 (11.36%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.55%) C
7 2 (4.55%) PHP
7 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.27%) ABAP
8 1 (2.27%) Java 9
8 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Degree
2 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.09%) MCITP
4 4 (9.09%) MCTS
4 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Docker
2 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) SCOM
2 2 (4.55%) Ansible
2 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.27%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (2.27%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (2.27%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.27%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) Sybase
4 4 (9.09%) SAP
5 3 (6.82%) HP
6 2 (4.55%) Callidus
6 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.55%) Siebel
6 2 (4.55%) Tableau
7 1 (2.27%) Cramer
7 1 (2.27%) Nokia
7 1 (2.27%) Remedy
7 1 (2.27%) VMware