The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 55 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 78 94 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.22% 3.72% 3.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.23% 17.87% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 61 53
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £251 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.89%
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
512 526 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.11% 20.80% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 332 299
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £32.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +22.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £28.80 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.14 £39.60 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -13 34 £388 +3.33% 7
Slough +7 9 £400 +35.59% 1
Maidenhead +5 9 £425 +6.25%
Newbury - 7 £575 - 3
Wokingham -6 1 £450 -
Bracknell -28 1 - - 1
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 59 (42.45%) SQL
2 50 (35.97%) Java
3 46 (33.09%) CSS
4 45 (32.37%) .NET
5 39 (28.06%) JavaScript
6 38 (27.34%) SQL Server
7 37 (26.62%) HTML
8 36 (25.90%) Web Services
8 36 (25.90%) Microsoft
9 34 (24.46%) C#
10 33 (23.74%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (20.86%) Windows
12 28 (20.14%) Oracle
12 28 (20.14%) SOAP
13 22 (15.83%) MS Excel
13 22 (15.83%) Workflow
13 22 (15.83%) Mentoring
14 21 (15.11%) REST
15 20 (14.39%) jQuery
15 20 (14.39%) PowerShell
15 20 (14.39%) Microsoft Azure
16 19 (13.67%) Degree
16 19 (13.67%) J2EE
16 19 (13.67%) VBScript
17 18 (12.95%) Linux
17 18 (12.95%) DHCP
17 18 (12.95%) DNS
18 17 (12.23%) C++
18 17 (12.23%) .NET Framework
19 16 (11.51%) C

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (7.91%) JBoss
1 11 (7.91%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.76%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (5.76%) CMS
3 7 (5.04%) Apache
4 6 (4.32%) IIS
5 4 (2.88%) Confluence
6 3 (2.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (2.16%) Drupal
6 3 (2.16%) Node.js
6 3 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.16%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (2.16%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.16%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.44%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.72%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.72%) Community Server
8 1 (0.72%) Jetty
8 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (15.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.44%) MS Office
2 2 (1.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Magento
1 2 (1.44%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 1 (0.72%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.88%) Boomi
4 4 (2.88%) Office 365
5 3 (2.16%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (1.44%) FinancialForce.com
6 2 (1.44%) SaaS
7 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.72%) IaaS
7 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.95%) DHCP
1 18 (12.95%) DNS
2 15 (10.79%) IPsec
2 15 (10.79%) VPN
3 14 (10.07%) HTTP
4 12 (8.63%) TCP/IP
5 10 (7.19%) BGP
5 10 (7.19%) IPv6
5 10 (7.19%) Software-Defined Networking
6 5 (3.60%) 2G
6 5 (3.60%) 3G
6 5 (3.60%) 4G
6 5 (3.60%) HSRP
6 5 (3.60%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (3.60%) RTCP
6 5 (3.60%) RTP
6 5 (3.60%) SCTP
6 5 (3.60%) VLAN
6 5 (3.60%) VRRP
6 5 (3.60%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.34%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (6.47%) Big Data
3 9 (6.47%) Datazen
3 9 (6.47%) Hadoop
4 7 (5.04%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.04%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.32%) MySQL
5 6 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.60%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.60%) Neo4j
6 5 (3.60%) OrientDB
6 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.16%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (8.63%) SoapUI
2 9 (6.47%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.32%) Cucumber
3 6 (4.32%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (4.32%) Subversion
3 6 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.60%) JIRA
4 5 (3.60%) JUnit
4 5 (3.60%) Maven
4 5 (3.60%) Selenium
5 4 (2.88%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.88%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.44%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.44%) Build Forge
6 2 (1.44%) JBehave
6 2 (1.44%) JMeter
6 2 (1.44%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.72%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.72%) Toad
General
1 14 (10.07%) Marketing
2 13 (9.35%) Finance
3 10 (7.19%) Retail
4 9 (6.47%) Publishing
5 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.44%) Electronics
6 2 (1.44%) French Language
6 2 (1.44%) German Language
6 2 (1.44%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.44%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.72%) Billing
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (33.81%) Developer
2 16 (11.51%) Support Engineer
3 13 (9.35%) Consultant
4 11 (7.91%) Analyst
5 10 (7.19%) Architect
6 9 (6.47%) Technical Leader
7 7 (5.04%) SQL Developer
7 7 (5.04%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.32%) Administrator
8 6 (4.32%) Escalation Engineer
8 6 (4.32%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 6 (4.32%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.60%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.60%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.60%) DBA
9 5 (3.60%) Lead Developer
9 5 (3.60%) Technical Developer
10 4 (2.88%) Java Developer
10 4 (2.88%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (33.09%) CSS
2 45 (32.37%) .NET
3 37 (26.62%) HTML
4 36 (25.90%) Web Services
5 28 (20.14%) SOAP
6 21 (15.11%) REST
7 20 (14.39%) jQuery
8 19 (13.67%) J2EE
9 17 (12.23%) .NET Framework
10 16 (11.51%) JSP
10 16 (11.51%) Spring
11 14 (10.07%) EJB
11 14 (10.07%) JSON
12 13 (9.35%) HTML5
13 11 (7.91%) Ajax
14 10 (7.19%) Entity Framework
14 10 (7.19%) Hibernate
14 10 (7.19%) XML Schema
15 9 (6.47%) Autofac
15 9 (6.47%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.35%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.19%) Public Cloud
3 9 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.47%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.32%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.16%) Clustering
5 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.44%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.44%) iPad
6 2 (1.44%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.72%) Blog
7 1 (0.72%) CMDB
7 1 (0.72%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.72%) Social Media
7 1 (0.72%) User Experience
7 1 (0.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.86%) Windows
2 18 (12.95%) Linux
3 14 (10.07%) Windows Server
4 13 (9.35%) Unix
5 10 (7.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (7.19%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.44%) Android
6 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.72%) AIX
7 1 (0.72%) Solaris
7 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.74%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (15.83%) Mentoring
2 22 (15.83%) Workflow
3 15 (10.79%) ETL
4 14 (10.07%) E-Commerce
5 12 (8.63%) Open Source
5 12 (8.63%) Presales
5 12 (8.63%) Scrum
5 12 (8.63%) Software Testing
6 11 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (7.19%) ITIL
7 10 (7.19%) Load Balancing
7 10 (7.19%) Migration
8 9 (6.47%) Data Modelling
8 9 (6.47%) Process Improvement
9 8 (5.76%) Functional Testing
9 8 (5.76%) SDLC
9 8 (5.76%) SOA
9 8 (5.76%) Web Development
10 7 (5.04%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 59 (42.45%) SQL
2 50 (35.97%) Java
3 39 (28.06%) JavaScript
4 34 (24.46%) C#
5 20 (14.39%) PowerShell
6 19 (13.67%) VBScript
7 17 (12.23%) C++
8 16 (11.51%) C
9 15 (10.79%) VB
10 11 (7.91%) PHP
11 10 (7.19%) VB.NET
12 9 (6.47%) Python
13 8 (5.76%) T-SQL
14 6 (4.32%) Apex Code
15 5 (3.60%) R
15 5 (3.60%) Scala
16 4 (2.88%) Groovy
17 3 (2.16%) Bash Shell
17 3 (2.16%) Ruby
18 2 (1.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (13.67%) Degree
2 15 (10.79%) Security Cleared
3 14 (10.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (10.07%) SC Cleared
4 10 (7.19%) MCSE
5 9 (6.47%) MCSD
6 6 (4.32%) MCSA
7 4 (2.88%) MCITP
7 4 (2.88%) MCTS
8 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.76%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (8.63%) Hyper-V
2 8 (5.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.44%) KVM
3 2 (1.44%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.44%) XenServer
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (6.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (3.60%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.88%) SCOM
4 3 (2.16%) Puppet
4 3 (2.16%) TeamSite
4 3 (2.16%) WMI
5 2 (1.44%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.44%) Perfmon
5 2 (1.44%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.44%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.72%) MOM
6 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (25.90%) Microsoft
2 28 (20.14%) Oracle
3 11 (7.91%) hybris
4 10 (7.19%) Red Hat
5 9 (6.47%) ATG
6 8 (5.76%) Ab Initio
7 7 (5.04%) HP
7 7 (5.04%) Remedy
8 6 (4.32%) IBM
8 6 (4.32%) Percussion
8 6 (4.32%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.88%) Adobe
10 3 (2.16%) Dell
10 3 (2.16%) SAP
10 3 (2.16%) Siebel
11 2 (1.44%) Citrix
11 2 (1.44%) Concur
11 2 (1.44%) Nokia
11 2 (1.44%) VMware
12 1 (0.72%) Google