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 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 62 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 58 89 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.27% 3.60% 4.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.55% 16.33% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 47
Average daily rate
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£325 £388 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +15.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £500 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
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
550 545 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.51% 22.07% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 266 297
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £259 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.73% -47.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -

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 27 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 27 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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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 -13 29 £338 -12.90% 7
Slough +2 8 £250 -15.46% 1
Bracknell -2 7 £408 +35.83% 3
Newbury -8 6 £250 -35.48%
Maidenhead +2 4 £290 -10.76%
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 59 (38.82%) SQL
2 54 (35.53%) HTML
3 50 (32.89%) JavaScript
4 48 (31.58%) Java
5 40 (26.32%) CSS
5 40 (26.32%) SOAP
6 36 (23.68%) UNIX
6 36 (23.68%) IBM
7 35 (23.03%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (21.71%) WebSphere
9 30 (19.74%) Ajax
9 30 (19.74%) DB2
10 28 (18.42%) SQL Server
11 26 (17.11%) JSON
12 25 (16.45%) Web Services
13 23 (15.13%) C#
14 22 (14.47%) Microsoft
15 21 (13.82%) Oracle
15 21 (13.82%) Telecoms
15 21 (13.82%) jQuery
16 20 (13.16%) HTTP
17 19 (12.50%) .NET
17 19 (12.50%) E-Commerce
17 19 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (11.84%) MS Excel
18 18 (11.84%) Subversion
19 17 (11.18%) Automated Testing
20 16 (10.53%) XHTML
20 16 (10.53%) XSD
20 16 (10.53%) Linux

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 33 (21.71%) WebSphere
2 15 (9.87%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (7.89%) Apache
4 9 (5.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (4.61%) MQSeries
5 7 (4.61%) CMS
5 7 (4.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (3.95%) Node.js
6 6 (3.95%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (3.95%) Commerce Server
7 4 (2.63%) IIS
8 3 (1.97%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.97%) Drupal
9 2 (1.32%) Confluence
9 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.66%) SAS
10 1 (0.66%) JBoss
10 1 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.66%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 18 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.92%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.97%) MS Office
3 3 (1.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.97%) Fredhopper
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.32%) BusinessWare
3 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.66%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.97%) Google Analytics
1 3 (1.97%) SaaS
1 3 (1.97%) IaaS
2 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.16%) HTTP
2 16 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 12 (7.89%) FTP
4 11 (7.24%) 3G
4 11 (7.24%) LTE
4 11 (7.24%) 4G
4 11 (7.24%) 2G
5 10 (6.58%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (2.63%) IPsec
6 4 (2.63%) DHCP
6 4 (2.63%) VPN
6 4 (2.63%) DNS
7 3 (1.97%) Internet
7 3 (1.97%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (1.32%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.66%) SSL
9 1 (0.66%) SAN
9 1 (0.66%) LDAP
9 1 (0.66%) ATM
9 1 (0.66%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.74%) DB2
2 28 (18.42%) SQL Server
3 13 (8.55%) MS Access
4 12 (7.89%) Big Data
5 11 (7.24%) MySQL
6 10 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (5.26%) DbVisualizer
8 5 (3.29%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.29%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.63%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.32%) SAP BW
11 2 (1.32%) SAP BI
11 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 18 (11.84%) Subversion
2 13 (8.55%) SoapUI
3 11 (7.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (5.92%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.92%) JIRA
5 7 (4.61%) JUnit
6 6 (3.95%) Selenium
6 6 (3.95%) Xcode
6 6 (3.95%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.95%) WebDriver
7 5 (3.29%) Fiddler
7 5 (3.29%) HP UFT
7 5 (3.29%) LoadRunner
8 4 (2.63%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.97%) JBehave
9 3 (1.97%) XMLSpy
10 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.32%) Maven
General
1 21 (13.82%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.89%) Retail
3 6 (3.95%) Finance
4 4 (2.63%) Marketing
5 3 (1.97%) Electronics
6 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.32%) Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
7 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (44.08%) Developer
2 38 (25.00%) Analyst
3 24 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 14 (9.21%) Front-End Developer
5 12 (7.89%) Tester
6 8 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.61%) Designer
8 6 (3.95%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (3.29%) WebSphere Developer
9 5 (3.29%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.29%) Applications Support
9 5 (3.29%) Consultant
9 5 (3.29%) ServiceNow Developer
9 5 (3.29%) Automation Tester
10 4 (2.63%) Automation Analyst
10 4 (2.63%) Web Developer
10 4 (2.63%) Architect
10 4 (2.63%) Solutions Designer
10 4 (2.63%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.63%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (35.53%) HTML
2 40 (26.32%) CSS
2 40 (26.32%) SOAP
3 30 (19.74%) Ajax
4 26 (17.11%) JSON
5 25 (16.45%) Web Services
6 21 (13.82%) jQuery
7 19 (12.50%) .NET
8 16 (10.53%) XSD
8 16 (10.53%) XHTML
8 16 (10.53%) WSDL
8 16 (10.53%) HTML5
8 16 (10.53%) CSS3
9 14 (9.21%) WCF
9 14 (9.21%) JMS
9 14 (9.21%) J2EE
10 11 (7.24%) Middleware
10 11 (7.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (5.92%) Flash
11 9 (5.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.24%) DataPower
3 9 (5.92%) W3C
4 5 (3.29%) User Experience
5 4 (2.63%) CMDB
6 3 (1.97%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.97%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.32%) Statistics
7 2 (1.32%) Semantic Web
7 2 (1.32%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.66%) iPhone
8 1 (0.66%) iSeries
8 1 (0.66%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.66%) iPad
8 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (23.68%) UNIX
2 16 (10.53%) Linux
3 15 (9.87%) AIX
4 12 (7.89%) Windows
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.32%) Android
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.66%) HPUX
6 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.03%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 17 (11.18%) Automated Testing
4 14 (9.21%) Test Scripting
5 12 (7.89%) ETL
5 12 (7.89%) TDD
6 11 (7.24%) CRM
6 11 (7.24%) System Testing
6 11 (7.24%) High Availability
6 11 (7.24%) Low Latency
7 10 (6.58%) ITIL
8 9 (5.92%) OO
8 9 (5.92%) SOA
8 9 (5.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.61%) Test Automation
10 7 (4.61%) Configuration Management
10 7 (4.61%) Validation
11 6 (3.95%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 59 (38.82%) SQL
2 50 (32.89%) JavaScript
3 48 (31.58%) Java
4 23 (15.13%) C#
5 16 (10.53%) Perl
6 10 (6.58%) C++
6 10 (6.58%) VB
7 9 (5.92%) Python
7 9 (5.92%) VBScript
8 8 (5.26%) PHP
9 7 (4.61%) C
9 7 (4.61%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.95%) Objective-C
10 6 (3.95%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.63%) XPath
11 4 (2.63%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.97%) PHP5
12 3 (1.97%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.32%) ABAP
13 2 (1.32%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 10 (6.58%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.26%) ISEB
3 7 (4.61%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.95%) HND
4 6 (3.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (3.95%) Degree
5 5 (3.29%) HNC
5 5 (3.29%) CCNP
5 5 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.29%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.63%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 4 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (7.24%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.32%) OVSD
2 2 (1.32%) HP NNM
2 2 (1.32%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.66%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.66%) Netcool
3 1 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.66%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 36 (23.68%) IBM
2 22 (14.47%) Microsoft
3 21 (13.82%) Oracle
4 12 (7.89%) HP
5 8 (5.26%) Adobe
5 8 (5.26%) Sencha
6 7 (4.61%) Ab Initio
7 6 (3.95%) ServiceNow
7 6 (3.95%) BMC
7 6 (3.95%) CA
8 5 (3.29%) SAP
9 4 (2.63%) Citrix
9 4 (2.63%) Software AG
9 4 (2.63%) TIBCO
9 4 (2.63%) webMethods
9 4 (2.63%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.97%) Google
10 3 (1.97%) Vitria
11 2 (1.32%) Remedy
11 2 (1.32%) VMware
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