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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 63 43 29
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -14
Contract jobs citing XML 64 102 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.47% 3.88% 5.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.85% 17.23% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 64 41
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£368 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.02%
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
540 592 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.84% 22.50% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 320 250
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 20
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £39.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £43.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -10 20 £375 +7.14% 13
Bracknell +8 9 £361 -15.00% 3
Newbury -9 6 £275 -21.42% 4
Slough -7 5 £275 -15.70% 4
Maidenhead +3 1 £250 +11.11% 5
Hungerford - - - - 2
Windsor - - - - 3
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 51 (34.93%) SQL
1 51 (34.93%) Web Services
2 46 (31.51%) .NET
3 39 (26.71%) JavaScript
4 37 (25.34%) SQL Server
5 36 (24.66%) HTML
5 36 (24.66%) Java
6 34 (23.29%) Microsoft
7 33 (22.60%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (21.92%) Windows
9 28 (19.18%) ASP.NET
10 27 (18.49%) SOAP
11 25 (17.12%) CSS
11 25 (17.12%) C#
12 23 (15.75%) Oracle
12 23 (15.75%) REST
13 21 (14.38%) Linux
14 20 (13.70%) MVC
14 20 (13.70%) Security Cleared
15 19 (13.01%) Finance
15 19 (13.01%) UNIX
16 18 (12.33%) Apache
16 18 (12.33%) ITIL
16 18 (12.33%) SharePoint
16 18 (12.33%) JMS
16 18 (12.33%) SOA
16 18 (12.33%) TDD
16 18 (12.33%) jQuery
17 17 (11.64%) Jenkins
17 17 (11.64%) Telecoms

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 18 (12.33%) Apache
1 18 (12.33%) SharePoint
2 14 (9.59%) Drupal
3 12 (8.22%) WebSphere
4 11 (7.53%) WebLogic
4 11 (7.53%) CMS
5 10 (6.85%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (4.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (4.11%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.74%) Node.js
9 4 (2.74%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (2.05%) Liferay
10 3 (2.05%) Lync
10 3 (2.05%) IIS
10 3 (2.05%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.37%) MQSeries
11 2 (1.37%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (1.37%) Confluence
11 2 (1.37%) Alfresco
Applications
1 11 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.11%) MS Office
3 4 (2.74%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.68%) InDesign
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.68%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.68%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.79%) SaaS
1 7 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.05%) Office 365
2 3 (2.05%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (2.05%) Yammer
3 2 (1.37%) GitHub
3 2 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.68%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.53%) DHCP
1 11 (7.53%) DNS
2 10 (6.85%) HTTP
3 7 (4.79%) MPLS
3 7 (4.79%) Ethernet
3 7 (4.79%) SDH
4 5 (3.42%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.05%) Internet
5 3 (2.05%) LDAP
6 2 (1.37%) FTP
6 2 (1.37%) 2G
6 2 (1.37%) 3G
6 2 (1.37%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (1.37%) 4G
6 2 (1.37%) LTE
7 1 (0.68%) NAS
7 1 (0.68%) RTSP
7 1 (0.68%) Intranet
7 1 (0.68%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.34%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (6.85%) Oracle Database
3 10 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (6.16%) MySQL
5 8 (5.48%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (4.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (2.74%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.05%) IDOL
8 3 (2.05%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.37%) DB2
9 2 (1.37%) OLAP
9 2 (1.37%) DTS
9 2 (1.37%) MS Access
9 2 (1.37%) PowerCenter
9 2 (1.37%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (1.37%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (11.64%) Jenkins
2 15 (10.27%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.85%) Bitbucket
4 8 (5.48%) JUnit
5 7 (4.79%) Toad
6 6 (4.11%) Subversion
6 6 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (4.11%) JIRA
7 4 (2.74%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.74%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.74%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (2.05%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.37%) XMLSpy
9 2 (1.37%) Gradle
9 2 (1.37%) Hudson
9 2 (1.37%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.37%) Selenium
9 2 (1.37%) jMock
9 2 (1.37%) Maven
10 1 (0.68%) Firebug
General
1 19 (13.01%) Finance
2 17 (11.64%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.74%) Back Office
4 2 (1.37%) Front Office
4 2 (1.37%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.68%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 72 (49.32%) Developer
2 14 (9.59%) Java Developer
3 13 (8.90%) Architect
4 11 (7.53%) Consultant
5 10 (6.85%) .NET Developer
6 9 (6.16%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.48%) Field Engineer
8 6 (4.11%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.42%) DBA
9 5 (3.42%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.42%) SQL DBA
10 4 (2.74%) SAP Consultant
10 4 (2.74%) webMethods Developer
10 4 (2.74%) Analyst
10 4 (2.74%) CRM Developer
10 4 (2.74%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (2.74%) BizTalk Developer
10 4 (2.74%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (2.05%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (34.93%) Web Services
2 46 (31.51%) .NET
3 36 (24.66%) HTML
4 28 (19.18%) ASP.NET
5 27 (18.49%) SOAP
6 25 (17.12%) CSS
7 23 (15.75%) REST
8 18 (12.33%) JMS
8 18 (12.33%) jQuery
9 12 (8.22%) Spring
9 12 (8.22%) XSLT
9 12 (8.22%) COM+
9 12 (8.22%) WSDL
9 12 (8.22%) WCF
10 11 (7.53%) Ajax
10 11 (7.53%) XML-RPC
11 10 (6.85%) LAMP
11 10 (6.85%) Classic ASP
12 9 (6.16%) J2EE
13 8 (5.48%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.96%) Open Source
2 11 (7.53%) Clustering
3 6 (4.11%) User Experience
4 5 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.42%) E-Learning
5 4 (2.74%) Replication
6 3 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.37%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.37%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.68%) Statistics
8 1 (0.68%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.68%) TRADACOMS
8 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.68%) DTV
8 1 (0.68%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.92%) Windows
2 21 (14.38%) Linux
3 19 (13.01%) UNIX
4 6 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.05%) Solaris
7 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.37%) Android
8 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.68%) VMS
8 1 (0.68%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.60%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (13.70%) MVC
3 18 (12.33%) ITIL
3 18 (12.33%) SOA
3 18 (12.33%) TDD
4 16 (10.96%) Migration
5 15 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (9.59%) Scrum
7 13 (8.90%) OO
8 11 (7.53%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (7.53%) Identity Management
9 10 (6.85%) CRM
9 10 (6.85%) Performance Analysis
9 10 (6.85%) DevOps
10 8 (5.48%) Service Management
10 8 (5.48%) Customer Engagement
11 7 (4.79%) Data Migration
11 7 (4.79%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.79%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 51 (34.93%) SQL
2 39 (26.71%) JavaScript
3 36 (24.66%) Java
4 25 (17.12%) C#
5 14 (9.59%) PHP
6 12 (8.22%) VBScript
7 11 (7.53%) PowerShell
8 10 (6.85%) Bash Shell
9 8 (5.48%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.74%) Python
10 4 (2.74%) Scala
11 3 (2.05%) XPath
11 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.05%) Perl
11 3 (2.05%) C++
11 3 (2.05%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.37%) VB
12 2 (1.37%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.37%) MUMPS
12 2 (1.37%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (13.70%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.96%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (8.22%) MCTS
3 12 (8.22%) Degree
4 10 (6.85%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (5.48%) MCSE
5 8 (5.48%) MCITP
6 4 (2.74%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.37%) HNC
7 2 (1.37%) HND
7 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.37%) CCNP
7 2 (1.37%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) SLA
2 2 (1.37%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (6.85%) KVM
2 4 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.05%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.68%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 16 (10.96%) SCOM
2 11 (7.53%) WMI
2 11 (7.53%) SCSM
3 10 (6.85%) Vagrant
3 10 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (6.16%) Puppet
5 5 (3.42%) SCCM
5 5 (3.42%) MOM
6 2 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.68%) cPanel
Vendors
1 34 (23.29%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.75%) Oracle
3 10 (6.85%) SAP
4 7 (4.79%) MetaSolv
4 7 (4.79%) Cramer
4 7 (4.79%) BEA
5 5 (3.42%) Sitecore
5 5 (3.42%) webMethods
5 5 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.74%) IBM
6 4 (2.74%) Software AG
7 3 (2.05%) Meridio
7 3 (2.05%) VMware
7 3 (2.05%) HP
7 3 (2.05%) Informatica
8 2 (1.37%) BMC
8 2 (1.37%) InterSystems
8 2 (1.37%) GigaSpaces
9 1 (0.68%) Pega
9 1 (0.68%) Ektron
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