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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 45 45 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Contract jobs citing XML 91 87 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.75% 3.45% 6.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.17% 16.35% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 52 43
Average daily rate
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£400 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 40
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
530 532 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.83% 21.09% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 297 211
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 £275 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 48
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.53% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 June 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 June 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 -3 39 £375 +7.14% 13
Bracknell +13 21 £400 +9.58% 3
Slough +1 8 £295 -4.83% 4
Maidenhead +5 4 £400 +220.00% 1
Wokingham +2 1 £450 - 1
Newbury -2 1 - - 1
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 64 (36.57%) Java
2 60 (34.29%) HTML
3 57 (32.57%) SQL
4 53 (30.29%) SOAP
5 51 (29.14%) JavaScript
6 45 (25.71%) Web Services
7 41 (23.43%) UNIX
8 34 (19.43%) SQL Server
9 33 (18.86%) CSS
9 33 (18.86%) Microsoft
10 30 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (17.14%) IBM
11 28 (16.00%) WebSphere
12 27 (15.43%) DB2
12 27 (15.43%) .NET
13 25 (14.29%) HTTP
14 24 (13.71%) C#
14 24 (13.71%) Windows
14 24 (13.71%) Telecoms
14 24 (13.71%) Ajax
15 22 (12.57%) Linux
15 22 (12.57%) TCP/IP
15 22 (12.57%) WSDL
16 21 (12.00%) J2EE
17 20 (11.43%) Oracle
17 20 (11.43%) MS Excel
17 20 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (10.86%) JSON
18 19 (10.86%) jQuery
18 19 (10.86%) E-Commerce

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 28 (16.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (9.71%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (6.86%) Apache
4 10 (5.71%) MQSeries
5 9 (5.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (5.14%) CMS
6 7 (4.00%) WebLogic
6 7 (4.00%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.86%) Commerce Server
8 4 (2.29%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (2.29%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (2.29%) IIS
9 3 (1.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.14%) Node.js
11 1 (0.57%) SAS
11 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 20 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.71%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.14%) MS Office
4 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.57%) InDesign
4 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.71%) Fredhopper
2 3 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.14%) BusinessWare
4 1 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.57%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.57%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.29%) SaaS
2 3 (1.71%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (1.71%) Office 365
3 2 (1.14%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.14%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.29%) HTTP
2 22 (12.57%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.14%) FTP
4 7 (4.00%) DNS
4 7 (4.00%) DHCP
4 7 (4.00%) 3G
4 7 (4.00%) 2G
4 7 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
4 7 (4.00%) 4G
4 7 (4.00%) LTE
5 6 (3.43%) Skype
6 5 (2.86%) Internet
7 2 (1.14%) RTSP
7 2 (1.14%) SSL
8 1 (0.57%) VPN
8 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.57%) ATM
8 1 (0.57%) SAN
8 1 (0.57%) 802.15
8 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.43%) SQL Server
2 27 (15.43%) DB2
3 12 (6.86%) Big Data
4 8 (4.57%) DbVisualizer
4 8 (4.57%) MySQL
5 7 (4.00%) MS Access
6 6 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.43%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.43%) InterSystems Cache
7 5 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.29%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (6.86%) Subversion
2 11 (6.29%) SoapUI
2 11 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.71%) JUnit
4 6 (3.43%) JIRA
4 6 (3.43%) Selenium
4 6 (3.43%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.43%) WebDriver
5 5 (2.86%) XMLSpy
5 5 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (2.86%) LoadRunner
5 5 (2.86%) Fiddler
6 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (2.29%) Xcode
6 4 (2.29%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.71%) JBehave
8 2 (1.14%) Maven
8 2 (1.14%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (13.71%) Telecoms
2 17 (9.71%) Retail
3 9 (5.14%) Finance
4 8 (4.57%) Back Office
5 5 (2.86%) Marketing
6 4 (2.29%) Front Office
7 3 (1.71%) Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Automotive
8 1 (0.57%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.57%) Publishing
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 76 (43.43%) Developer
2 31 (17.71%) Analyst
3 18 (10.29%) Test Analyst
4 13 (7.43%) Architect
5 11 (6.29%) Designer
6 8 (4.57%) Support Engineer
6 8 (4.57%) Tester
6 8 (4.57%) Consultant
6 8 (4.57%) webMethods Developer
7 7 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (3.43%) Solutions Designer
8 6 (3.43%) .NET Developer
9 5 (2.86%) Web Developer
9 5 (2.86%) Field Engineer
9 5 (2.86%) AWS Developer
9 5 (2.86%) BizTalk Developer
9 5 (2.86%) WebSphere Developer
10 4 (2.29%) ServiceNow Developer
10 4 (2.29%) Salesforce.com Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (34.29%) HTML
2 53 (30.29%) SOAP
3 45 (25.71%) Web Services
4 33 (18.86%) CSS
5 27 (15.43%) .NET
6 24 (13.71%) Ajax
7 22 (12.57%) WSDL
8 21 (12.00%) J2EE
9 19 (10.86%) JSON
9 19 (10.86%) jQuery
10 18 (10.29%) XSD
11 17 (9.71%) WCF
11 17 (9.71%) JMS
12 15 (8.57%) XHTML
13 13 (7.43%) ASP.NET
14 12 (6.86%) Middleware
15 10 (5.71%) Flash
15 10 (5.71%) XSLT
16 9 (5.14%) CSS3
16 9 (5.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.29%) DataPower
3 6 (3.43%) Clustering
4 5 (2.86%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.86%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.29%) CMDB
6 3 (1.71%) W3C
6 3 (1.71%) User Experience
6 3 (1.71%) iPad
6 3 (1.71%) iPhone
7 2 (1.14%) Semantic Web
7 2 (1.14%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.14%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.14%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.14%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.14%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.14%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.57%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.43%) UNIX
2 24 (13.71%) Windows
3 22 (12.57%) Linux
4 7 (4.00%) AIX
5 6 (3.43%) Android
6 4 (2.29%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.57%) VMS
8 1 (0.57%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (10.86%) E-Commerce
3 18 (10.29%) CRM
4 17 (9.71%) SOA
5 13 (7.43%) Test Scripting
5 13 (7.43%) ITIL
5 13 (7.43%) TDD
6 12 (6.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (6.86%) Automated Testing
7 11 (6.29%) Low Latency
7 11 (6.29%) High Availability
7 11 (6.29%) System Testing
8 10 (5.71%) UML
9 9 (5.14%) SDLC
10 8 (4.57%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.00%) Content Management
11 7 (4.00%) Service Management
11 7 (4.00%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 64 (36.57%) Java
2 57 (32.57%) SQL
3 51 (29.14%) JavaScript
4 24 (13.71%) C#
5 10 (5.71%) VBScript
6 9 (5.14%) Perl
7 7 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.43%) MUMPS
9 5 (2.86%) PHP
9 5 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.86%) XPath
10 4 (2.29%) C++
10 4 (2.29%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.29%) VB
11 3 (1.71%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.14%) Ruby
12 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.14%) Python
12 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.14%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.29%) Degree
2 11 (6.29%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.57%) ISEB
4 6 (3.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.86%) MCSE
5 5 (2.86%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.86%) MCITP
5 5 (2.86%) MCTS
6 4 (2.29%) HNC
6 4 (2.29%) HND
7 3 (1.71%) CCNP
7 3 (1.71%) CCNA
7 3 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.29%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 5 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.57%) Firmware
3 1 (0.57%) vSphere
3 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.00%) SCSM
1 7 (4.00%) SCOM
1 7 (4.00%) WMI
2 6 (3.43%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.29%) MOM
4 1 (0.57%) Netcool
4 1 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.57%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 33 (18.86%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.14%) IBM
3 20 (11.43%) Oracle
4 10 (5.71%) HP
5 9 (5.14%) webMethods
6 8 (4.57%) Software AG
7 6 (3.43%) Sitecore
7 6 (3.43%) InterSystems
7 6 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (3.43%) SAP
8 5 (2.86%) BMC
8 5 (2.86%) Citrix
8 5 (2.86%) Adobe
8 5 (2.86%) Sencha
8 5 (2.86%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.29%) AppDynamics
9 4 (2.29%) CA
10 3 (1.71%) VMware
10 3 (1.71%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.14%) Google
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