The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 66 53 36
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -17
Contract jobs citing XML 64 76 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.51% 3.02% 4.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.24% 13.97% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 48
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£350 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.73 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.78% -0.80%
XML
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
523 544 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.49% 21.61% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 268 278
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -47.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Berkshire region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -7 29 £350 -9.67% 14
Bracknell +4 10 £408 +35.83% 2
Slough -2 9 £250 -18.03% 2
Maidenhead +3 4 £263 -19.23% 1
Newbury -1 4 £250 -16.66% 2
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 62 (36.69%) SQL
2 60 (35.50%) HTML
3 58 (34.32%) Java
4 54 (31.95%) JavaScript
5 49 (28.99%) SOAP
6 44 (26.04%) UNIX
7 39 (23.08%) CSS
8 38 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (20.12%) Web Services
9 34 (20.12%) IBM
10 32 (18.93%) SQL Server
11 31 (18.34%) WebSphere
12 30 (17.75%) Ajax
12 30 (17.75%) DB2
13 27 (15.98%) JSON
14 25 (14.79%) C#
14 25 (14.79%) .NET
14 25 (14.79%) Microsoft
15 23 (13.61%) HTTP
15 23 (13.61%) jQuery
16 21 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (12.43%) TCP/IP
16 21 (12.43%) Telecoms
17 20 (11.83%) E-Commerce
17 20 (11.83%) Oracle
17 20 (11.83%) Linux
18 19 (11.24%) MS Excel
19 18 (10.65%) J2EE
19 18 (10.65%) Subversion
20 17 (10.06%) Automated Testing

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (18.34%) WebSphere
2 16 (9.47%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (7.10%) Apache
4 9 (5.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (4.14%) MQSeries
5 7 (4.14%) CMS
6 6 (3.55%) IIS
6 6 (3.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (2.96%) Node.js
7 5 (2.96%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.96%) Commerce Server
8 4 (2.37%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (1.78%) Drupal
10 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.18%) Confluence
11 1 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.59%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.14%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.78%) MS Office
4 2 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.78%) Fredhopper
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.18%) BusinessWare
3 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.59%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.37%) SaaS
2 3 (1.78%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.18%) IaaS
4 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.61%) HTTP
2 21 (12.43%) TCP/IP
3 12 (7.10%) FTP
4 11 (6.51%) 3G
4 11 (6.51%) 2G
4 11 (6.51%) LTE
4 11 (6.51%) 4G
5 10 (5.92%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (2.37%) Internet
6 4 (2.37%) VPN
7 3 (1.78%) DNS
7 3 (1.78%) DHCP
7 3 (1.78%) IPsec
7 3 (1.78%) Skype
8 2 (1.18%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (1.18%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.18%) SSL
9 1 (0.59%) SAN
9 1 (0.59%) LDAP
9 1 (0.59%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.93%) SQL Server
2 30 (17.75%) DB2
3 13 (7.69%) MS Access
4 12 (7.10%) Big Data
5 11 (6.51%) MySQL
6 10 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (4.73%) DbVisualizer
8 6 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.96%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.37%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.37%) InterSystems Cache
10 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.78%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.18%) SAP BW
12 2 (1.18%) SAP BI
12 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.59%) OLAP
13 1 (0.59%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (10.65%) Subversion
2 14 (8.28%) SoapUI
3 12 (7.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (5.33%) JIRA
5 8 (4.73%) Git (software)
6 7 (4.14%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.14%) WebDriver
6 7 (4.14%) Selenium
6 7 (4.14%) Xcode
6 7 (4.14%) JUnit
7 6 (3.55%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.96%) HP UFT
8 5 (2.96%) LoadRunner
8 5 (2.96%) Fiddler
9 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (1.78%) JBehave
10 3 (1.78%) XMLSpy
10 3 (1.78%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (12.43%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.28%) Retail
3 7 (4.14%) Finance
4 5 (2.96%) Marketing
5 3 (1.78%) Back Office
5 3 (1.78%) Electronics
6 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.18%) Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.59%) Front Office
7 1 (0.59%) Automotive
7 1 (0.59%) Legal
7 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (41.42%) Developer
2 42 (24.85%) Analyst
3 26 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 12 (7.10%) Tester
4 12 (7.10%) Front-End Developer
5 9 (5.33%) Designer
5 9 (5.33%) Architect
6 8 (4.73%) Support Engineer
6 8 (4.73%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (2.96%) .NET Developer
7 5 (2.96%) WebSphere Developer
7 5 (2.96%) Solutions Designer
7 5 (2.96%) Web Developer
7 5 (2.96%) ServiceNow Developer
7 5 (2.96%) Automation Tester
8 4 (2.37%) Automation Analyst
8 4 (2.37%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (2.37%) AWS Developer
8 4 (2.37%) Consultant
8 4 (2.37%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (35.50%) HTML
2 49 (28.99%) SOAP
3 39 (23.08%) CSS
4 34 (20.12%) Web Services
5 30 (17.75%) Ajax
6 27 (15.98%) JSON
7 25 (14.79%) .NET
8 23 (13.61%) jQuery
9 18 (10.65%) J2EE
10 17 (10.06%) XHTML
10 17 (10.06%) WSDL
11 16 (9.47%) XSD
11 16 (9.47%) HTML5
11 16 (9.47%) CSS3
12 15 (8.88%) WCF
13 14 (8.28%) JMS
14 11 (6.51%) ASP.NET
14 11 (6.51%) Middleware
15 10 (5.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (5.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.51%) DataPower
3 8 (4.73%) W3C
4 5 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.37%) Semantic Web
5 4 (2.37%) CMDB
5 4 (2.37%) User Experience
6 3 (1.78%) iPhone
6 3 (1.78%) iPad
6 3 (1.78%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.18%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.18%) Statistics
7 2 (1.18%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.18%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.59%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 44 (26.04%) UNIX
2 20 (11.83%) Linux
3 17 (10.06%) Windows
4 13 (7.69%) AIX
5 4 (2.37%) Android
5 4 (2.37%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.59%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.59%) HPUX
8 1 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (11.83%) E-Commerce
3 17 (10.06%) Automated Testing
4 14 (8.28%) Test Scripting
4 14 (8.28%) CRM
5 12 (7.10%) ETL
5 12 (7.10%) TDD
6 11 (6.51%) SOA
6 11 (6.51%) System Testing
6 11 (6.51%) High Availability
6 11 (6.51%) Low Latency
7 10 (5.92%) ITIL
7 10 (5.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (4.73%) Test Automation
8 8 (4.73%) Content Management
8 8 (4.73%) Configuration Management
8 8 (4.73%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (4.73%) SDLC
9 7 (4.14%) UML
9 7 (4.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 62 (36.69%) SQL
2 58 (34.32%) Java
3 54 (31.95%) JavaScript
4 25 (14.79%) C#
5 16 (9.47%) Perl
6 10 (5.92%) C++
6 10 (5.92%) VB
7 9 (5.33%) Python
7 9 (5.33%) VBScript
8 7 (4.14%) C
9 6 (3.55%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.55%) PHP
10 5 (2.96%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.96%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.37%) XPath
11 4 (2.37%) MUMPS
11 4 (2.37%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.78%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.18%) PHP5
13 2 (1.18%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 12 (7.10%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.33%) ISEB
2 9 (5.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.55%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.55%) Degree
3 6 (3.55%) HND
3 6 (3.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (2.96%) CCNP
4 5 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.96%) HNC
5 4 (2.37%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.28%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 3 (1.78%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.59%) vSphere
2 1 (0.59%) Firmware
2 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (6.51%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.18%) OVSD
2 2 (1.18%) HP NNM
2 2 (1.18%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.59%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.59%) MOM
3 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.59%) Netcool
3 1 (0.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.59%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 34 (20.12%) IBM
2 25 (14.79%) Microsoft
3 20 (11.83%) Oracle
4 12 (7.10%) HP
5 9 (5.33%) Sencha
6 7 (4.14%) ServiceNow
6 7 (4.14%) Ab Initio
6 7 (4.14%) Adobe
7 6 (3.55%) BMC
7 6 (3.55%) CA
8 5 (2.96%) SAP
8 5 (2.96%) Citrix
9 4 (2.37%) Software AG
9 4 (2.37%) TIBCO
9 4 (2.37%) webMethods
9 4 (2.37%) InterSystems
9 4 (2.37%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.78%) Google
10 3 (1.78%) Vitria
11 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
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