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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 49 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 73 92 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.97% 3.77% 4.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.51% 16.94% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 46
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£400 £384 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% -4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £222 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 14
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +7.85%
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
503 543 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.50% 22.25% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 279 236
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 16
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -45.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -1 31 £400 +5.26% 12
Bracknell +7 17 £329 +1.15%
Slough +2 9 £250 -16.66% 4
Newbury -1 3 - - 1
Maidenhead +1 2 £263 -12.50% 3
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 65 (34.03%) SQL
2 63 (32.98%) Java
3 61 (31.94%) HTML
4 56 (29.32%) SOAP
5 52 (27.23%) JavaScript
6 51 (26.70%) UNIX
7 50 (26.18%) Web Services
8 38 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (17.28%) CSS
9 33 (17.28%) SQL Server
10 32 (16.75%) IBM
11 31 (16.23%) DB2
12 30 (15.71%) WebSphere
13 29 (15.18%) Microsoft
13 29 (15.18%) Telecoms
14 27 (14.14%) .NET
14 27 (14.14%) Ajax
15 26 (13.61%) Oracle
16 25 (13.09%) C#
16 25 (13.09%) HTTP
16 25 (13.09%) JSON
17 23 (12.04%) Linux
18 22 (11.52%) MS Excel
18 22 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (10.99%) J2EE
19 21 (10.99%) TCP/IP
20 20 (10.47%) CRM
20 20 (10.47%) E-Commerce
20 20 (10.47%) Windows
21 19 (9.95%) WSDL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 30 (15.71%) WebSphere
2 17 (8.90%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (6.81%) Apache
4 10 (5.24%) MQSeries
5 9 (4.71%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (4.19%) WebLogic
7 7 (3.66%) CMS
8 5 (2.62%) Commerce Server
9 4 (2.09%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (2.09%) IIS
9 4 (2.09%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (1.57%) Confluence
10 3 (1.57%) Node.js
11 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.52%) Liferay
12 1 (0.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 22 (11.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.09%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.05%) MS Office
4 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.52%) InDesign
4 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.57%) Fredhopper
3 2 (1.05%) BusinessWare
3 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.66%) SaaS
2 4 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.57%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.57%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (1.05%) Boomi
4 2 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.09%) HTTP
2 21 (10.99%) TCP/IP
3 12 (6.28%) LTE
3 12 (6.28%) 4G
3 12 (6.28%) 3G
3 12 (6.28%) 2G
4 11 (5.76%) Radio Access Network
5 9 (4.71%) FTP
6 6 (3.14%) Skype
7 4 (2.09%) Internet
7 4 (2.09%) DHCP
7 4 (2.09%) DNS
8 2 (1.05%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.05%) SSL
9 1 (0.52%) SAN
9 1 (0.52%) LDAP
9 1 (0.52%) ATM
9 1 (0.52%) RTSP
9 1 (0.52%) SGSN
9 1 (0.52%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 31 (16.23%) DB2
3 14 (7.33%) MS Access
4 12 (6.28%) Big Data
5 11 (5.76%) MySQL
6 9 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (4.19%) DbVisualizer
8 6 (3.14%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.62%) InterSystems Cache
10 4 (2.09%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.05%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.05%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.05%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 15 (7.85%) SoapUI
2 14 (7.33%) Subversion
3 13 (6.81%) JIRA
4 11 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (5.24%) Jenkins
6 9 (4.71%) WebDriver
6 9 (4.71%) Selenium
7 8 (4.19%) JUnit
8 6 (3.14%) Git (software)
9 5 (2.62%) Fiddler
9 5 (2.62%) HP UFT
9 5 (2.62%) LoadRunner
9 5 (2.62%) Xcode
10 4 (2.09%) XMLSpy
10 4 (2.09%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (1.57%) JBehave
11 3 (1.57%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (1.05%) Maven
General
1 29 (15.18%) Telecoms
2 16 (8.38%) Retail
3 11 (5.76%) Finance
4 8 (4.19%) Back Office
5 6 (3.14%) Marketing
6 4 (2.09%) Electronics
6 4 (2.09%) Front Office
7 3 (1.57%) Banking
8 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.52%) Automotive
9 1 (0.52%) Legal
9 1 (0.52%) Publishing
9 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 74 (38.74%) Developer
2 43 (22.51%) Analyst
3 27 (14.14%) Test Analyst
4 13 (6.81%) Architect
5 12 (6.28%) Tester
6 11 (5.76%) Designer
7 9 (4.71%) Front-End Developer
8 8 (4.19%) Consultant
8 8 (4.19%) Support Engineer
8 8 (4.19%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (3.14%) .NET Developer
10 5 (2.62%) Solutions Designer
10 5 (2.62%) webMethods Developer
10 5 (2.62%) WebSphere Developer
10 5 (2.62%) BizTalk Developer
10 5 (2.62%) Automation Tester
10 5 (2.62%) ServiceNow Developer
10 5 (2.62%) AWS Developer
11 4 (2.09%) Salesforce.com Architect
11 4 (2.09%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (31.94%) HTML
2 56 (29.32%) SOAP
3 50 (26.18%) Web Services
4 33 (17.28%) CSS
5 27 (14.14%) .NET
5 27 (14.14%) Ajax
6 25 (13.09%) JSON
7 21 (10.99%) J2EE
8 19 (9.95%) WSDL
8 19 (9.95%) jQuery
9 17 (8.90%) WCF
9 17 (8.90%) XHTML
10 16 (8.38%) JMS
11 15 (7.85%) XSD
12 13 (6.81%) ASP.NET
12 13 (6.81%) Middleware
13 11 (5.76%) HTML5
13 11 (5.76%) CSS3
14 10 (5.24%) XSLT
15 9 (4.71%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.76%) DataPower
3 5 (2.62%) W3C
3 5 (2.62%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.09%) Clustering
4 4 (2.09%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.09%) Semantic Web
4 4 (2.09%) CMDB
5 3 (1.57%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.57%) iPhone
5 3 (1.57%) iPad
5 3 (1.57%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.05%) User Experience
6 2 (1.05%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.05%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.05%) Statistics
6 2 (1.05%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.05%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.05%) DTV
6 2 (1.05%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 51 (26.70%) UNIX
2 23 (12.04%) Linux
3 20 (10.47%) Windows
4 13 (6.81%) AIX
5 6 (3.14%) Android
6 5 (2.62%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.52%) HPUX
8 1 (0.52%) Solaris
8 1 (0.52%) VMS
8 1 (0.52%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (10.47%) CRM
2 20 (10.47%) E-Commerce
3 18 (9.42%) Automated Testing
4 15 (7.85%) Test Scripting
5 14 (7.33%) SOA
6 13 (6.81%) ITIL
6 13 (6.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (6.81%) TDD
7 12 (6.28%) ETL
8 11 (5.76%) System Testing
8 11 (5.76%) High Availability
8 11 (5.76%) Low Latency
9 9 (4.71%) Test Automation
9 9 (4.71%) Content Management
9 9 (4.71%) UML
10 8 (4.19%) Configuration Management
10 8 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (4.19%) SDLC
11 7 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 65 (34.03%) SQL
2 63 (32.98%) Java
3 52 (27.23%) JavaScript
4 25 (13.09%) C#
5 17 (8.90%) Perl
6 9 (4.71%) VBScript
7 8 (4.19%) Python
8 6 (3.14%) VB
9 5 (2.62%) MUMPS
9 5 (2.62%) PHP
9 5 (2.62%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.62%) XPath
10 4 (2.09%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.09%) C++
10 4 (2.09%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.57%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.57%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.05%) Ruby
12 2 (1.05%) ABAP
12 2 (1.05%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (6.81%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.24%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.71%) Degree
3 9 (4.71%) ISEB
4 7 (3.66%) HND
5 6 (3.14%) CCNP
5 6 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.14%) HNC
5 6 (3.14%) ISTQB
5 6 (3.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.62%) CCNA
7 3 (1.57%) MCSE
7 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.57%) MCTS
7 3 (1.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.42%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 5 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.52%) vSphere
3 1 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (5.76%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.09%) SCSM
2 4 (2.09%) SCOM
2 4 (2.09%) WMI
3 3 (1.57%) MOM
4 2 (1.05%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (1.05%) OVSD
4 2 (1.05%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.52%) Netcool
5 1 (0.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.52%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 32 (16.75%) IBM
2 29 (15.18%) Microsoft
3 26 (13.61%) Oracle
4 12 (6.28%) HP
5 9 (4.71%) SAP
6 7 (3.66%) BMC
6 7 (3.66%) Ab Initio
6 7 (3.66%) ServiceNow
7 6 (3.14%) Sencha
7 6 (3.14%) CA
7 6 (3.14%) Adobe
7 6 (3.14%) webMethods
8 5 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.62%) Citrix
8 5 (2.62%) Software AG
8 5 (2.62%) InterSystems
9 4 (2.09%) Sitecore
9 4 (2.09%) AppDynamics
9 4 (2.09%) TIBCO
9 4 (2.09%) Business Objects
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