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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 43 47 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Contract jobs citing XML 108 100 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.86% 3.71% 7.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.39% 19.12% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 55 49
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 48
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.73% +2.28%
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
621 523 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.20% 19.41% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 309 229
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 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 72
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.24% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 1 May 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 1 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 47 £375 +7.14% 21
Bracknell +11 20 £400 +14.28% 1
Slough +1 13 £273 -12.09% 8
Maidenhead +6 5 £400 +220.00% 1
Wokingham -2 1 £450 - 2
Thatcham - 1 £163 -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 59 (34.10%) Java
2 57 (32.95%) HTML
3 56 (32.37%) SQL
4 50 (28.90%) JavaScript
5 49 (28.32%) SOAP
6 45 (26.01%) Web Services
7 38 (21.97%) UNIX
8 37 (21.39%) Microsoft
9 35 (20.23%) SQL Server
10 34 (19.65%) CSS
11 29 (16.76%) .NET
11 29 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (16.18%) Windows
13 27 (15.61%) WebSphere
14 26 (15.03%) C#
15 24 (13.87%) HTTP
15 24 (13.87%) IBM
15 24 (13.87%) Telecoms
15 24 (13.87%) jQuery
16 23 (13.29%) DB2
17 22 (12.72%) Oracle
17 22 (12.72%) Linux
17 22 (12.72%) TCP/IP
17 22 (12.72%) WSDL
18 21 (12.14%) Ajax
19 20 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (10.98%) JMS
20 19 (10.98%) CRM
20 19 (10.98%) J2EE
21 18 (10.40%) QA

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 27 (15.61%) WebSphere
2 13 (7.51%) CMS
2 13 (7.51%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (6.94%) Apache
4 11 (6.36%) SharePoint
5 10 (5.78%) WebLogic
6 9 (5.20%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (4.62%) MQSeries
8 5 (2.89%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (2.31%) IIS
9 4 (2.31%) Commerce Server
9 4 (2.31%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (2.31%) Drupal
9 4 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.73%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.58%) Confluence
12 1 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 17 (9.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.89%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.16%) MS Office
5 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.58%) InDesign
5 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.73%) Fredhopper
2 3 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.16%) BusinessWare
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.58%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.31%) SaaS
2 3 (1.73%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (1.73%) Office 365
3 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.16%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.87%) HTTP
2 22 (12.72%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.36%) DNS
3 11 (6.36%) DHCP
4 8 (4.62%) FTP
5 7 (4.05%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (4.05%) 4G
5 7 (4.05%) LTE
5 7 (4.05%) 2G
5 7 (4.05%) 3G
6 6 (3.47%) Skype
7 3 (1.73%) Internet
7 3 (1.73%) MPLS
7 3 (1.73%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.73%) SDH
8 2 (1.16%) SSL
8 2 (1.16%) RTSP
9 1 (0.58%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.58%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.58%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.23%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.29%) DB2
3 12 (6.94%) Big Data
4 11 (6.36%) MySQL
5 9 (5.20%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.05%) MS Access
7 6 (3.47%) InterSystems Cache
7 6 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.47%) DbVisualizer
8 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.31%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.16%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 12 (6.94%) Subversion
2 9 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.62%) SoapUI
3 8 (4.62%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.05%) JUnit
5 6 (3.47%) WebDriver
5 6 (3.47%) Selenium
6 5 (2.89%) Fiddler
6 5 (2.89%) JIRA
6 5 (2.89%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.31%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.31%) XMLSpy
7 4 (2.31%) Toad
7 4 (2.31%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (2.31%) Xcode
7 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.73%) JBehave
8 3 (1.73%) Maven
8 3 (1.73%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.73%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 24 (13.87%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.09%) Retail
3 9 (5.20%) Finance
4 8 (4.62%) Back Office
5 4 (2.31%) Front Office
5 4 (2.31%) Marketing
6 2 (1.16%) Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Electronics
7 1 (0.58%) Automotive
7 1 (0.58%) Legal
7 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Publishing
7 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 74 (42.77%) Developer
2 27 (15.61%) Analyst
3 13 (7.51%) Test Analyst
4 12 (6.94%) Architect
5 11 (6.36%) Designer
6 9 (5.20%) Consultant
7 8 (4.62%) Field Engineer
7 8 (4.62%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.05%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (4.05%) Tester
8 7 (4.05%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (3.47%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.47%) C# Developer
9 6 (3.47%) webMethods Developer
9 6 (3.47%) Solutions Designer
10 5 (2.89%) Senior Developer
10 5 (2.89%) Web Developer
10 5 (2.89%) Java Developer
11 4 (2.31%) Project Engineer
11 4 (2.31%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (32.95%) HTML
2 49 (28.32%) SOAP
3 45 (26.01%) Web Services
4 34 (19.65%) CSS
5 29 (16.76%) .NET
6 24 (13.87%) jQuery
7 22 (12.72%) WSDL
8 21 (12.14%) Ajax
9 19 (10.98%) JMS
9 19 (10.98%) J2EE
10 16 (9.25%) ASP.NET
10 16 (9.25%) JSON
11 15 (8.67%) WCF
12 13 (7.51%) XSLT
12 13 (7.51%) XHTML
13 12 (6.94%) XSD
14 11 (6.36%) Middleware
15 10 (5.78%) HTML5
16 8 (4.62%) Flash
16 8 (4.62%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.36%) DataPower
3 8 (4.62%) Clustering
3 8 (4.62%) Private Cloud
4 5 (2.89%) User Experience
4 5 (2.89%) E-Learning
5 4 (2.31%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.73%) Open Source
6 3 (1.73%) iPad
6 3 (1.73%) CMDB
6 3 (1.73%) iPhone
7 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.16%) W3C
7 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.16%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.16%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.16%) Semantic Web
7 2 (1.16%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (21.97%) UNIX
2 28 (16.18%) Windows
3 22 (12.72%) Linux
4 6 (3.47%) AIX
4 6 (3.47%) Android
5 4 (2.31%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.58%) VMS
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.58%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (10.98%) CRM
3 16 (9.25%) E-Commerce
4 15 (8.67%) ITIL
4 15 (8.67%) SOA
5 13 (7.51%) TDD
6 11 (6.36%) Low Latency
6 11 (6.36%) High Availability
6 11 (6.36%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (5.78%) Service Management
7 10 (5.78%) Test Scripting
8 9 (5.20%) System Testing
8 9 (5.20%) MVC
8 9 (5.20%) Content Management
8 9 (5.20%) UML
9 8 (4.62%) Configuration Management
9 8 (4.62%) Customer Engagement
9 8 (4.62%) Automated Testing
9 8 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 59 (34.10%) Java
2 56 (32.37%) SQL
3 50 (28.90%) JavaScript
4 26 (15.03%) C#
5 13 (7.51%) VBScript
6 11 (6.36%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.20%) Perl
8 8 (4.62%) PHP
9 6 (3.47%) MUMPS
10 5 (2.89%) XPath
10 5 (2.89%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.89%) Python
10 5 (2.89%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.31%) C++
11 4 (2.31%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.73%) VB
13 2 (1.16%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.16%) XQuery
13 2 (1.16%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (8.67%) Degree
2 11 (6.36%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.62%) MCSE
3 8 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.62%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.62%) MCTS
3 8 (4.62%) MCITP
4 6 (3.47%) ISEB
5 5 (2.89%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.31%) HNC
6 4 (2.31%) HND
6 4 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.73%) CCNP
7 3 (1.73%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.40%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 5 (2.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.58%) vSphere
3 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (6.36%) SCSM
1 11 (6.36%) WMI
1 11 (6.36%) SCOM
2 6 (3.47%) MOM
3 5 (2.89%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.58%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (0.58%) Netcool
4 1 (0.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 37 (21.39%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.87%) IBM
3 22 (12.72%) Oracle
4 7 (4.05%) Sitecore
4 7 (4.05%) webMethods
4 7 (4.05%) HP
5 6 (3.47%) Software AG
5 6 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.47%) InterSystems
6 5 (2.89%) Sencha
6 5 (2.89%) SAP
7 4 (2.31%) BMC
7 4 (2.31%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.31%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.73%) MetaSolv
8 3 (1.73%) VMware
8 3 (1.73%) Cramer
8 3 (1.73%) CA
8 3 (1.73%) BEA
8 3 (1.73%) Adobe
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