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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 47 49 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -28
Contract jobs citing XML 109 90 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.71% 3.21% 6.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.11% 16.64% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 52 47
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£375 £364 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £180 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 31
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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
637 541 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.68% 19.27% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 318 217
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 60
Average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £32.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 March 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 March 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 +2 49 £350 +7.69% 10
Bracknell +13 12 £400 +105.12% 6
Slough +2 9 £250 -32.20% 5
Maidenhead +9 4 £400 +100.00% 3
Newbury -6 3 £275 +2.80% 5
Wokingham - 1 £450 -
Windsor - - - - 1
Hungerford - - - -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 57 (34.76%) Web Services
2 49 (29.88%) Java
3 48 (29.27%) HTML
4 46 (28.05%) SQL
5 41 (25.00%) SOAP
6 40 (24.39%) Microsoft
7 39 (23.78%) JavaScript
8 37 (22.56%) .NET
9 33 (20.12%) CSS
10 31 (18.90%) UNIX
10 31 (18.90%) Windows
11 30 (18.29%) SQL Server
12 26 (15.85%) C#
12 26 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (15.24%) Telecoms
14 24 (14.63%) Linux
15 22 (13.41%) jQuery
16 21 (12.80%) Oracle
17 19 (11.59%) ITIL
17 19 (11.59%) Ajax
18 18 (10.98%) WebSphere
18 18 (10.98%) MS Excel
18 18 (10.98%) ASP.NET
18 18 (10.98%) HTTP
18 18 (10.98%) TCP/IP
19 17 (10.37%) Apache
20 16 (9.76%) WSDL
20 16 (9.76%) JMS
20 16 (9.76%) Finance
21 15 (9.15%) CRM

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (10.98%) WebSphere
2 17 (10.37%) Apache
3 14 (8.54%) SharePoint
3 14 (8.54%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (7.93%) CMS
5 12 (7.32%) WebLogic
6 9 (5.49%) Drupal
7 7 (4.27%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (3.66%) IIS
9 5 (3.05%) MQSeries
9 5 (3.05%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (3.05%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.83%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (1.83%) Commerce Server
12 2 (1.22%) Node.js
13 1 (0.61%) Adobe CQ
13 1 (0.61%) Liferay
13 1 (0.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.05%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.44%) MS Office
3 4 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.61%) InDesign
4 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.22%) Fredhopper
3 2 (1.22%) BusinessWare
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.61%) Tridion
4 1 (0.61%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.44%) SaaS
2 3 (1.83%) Office 365
2 3 (1.83%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.98%) HTTP
1 18 (10.98%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.71%) DHCP
2 11 (6.71%) DNS
3 8 (4.88%) 3G
3 8 (4.88%) 2G
3 8 (4.88%) LTE
3 8 (4.88%) 4G
3 8 (4.88%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (3.66%) FTP
5 5 (3.05%) Ethernet
5 5 (3.05%) SDH
5 5 (3.05%) MPLS
6 3 (1.83%) Internet
7 2 (1.22%) RTSP
7 2 (1.22%) SSL
8 1 (0.61%) SAN
8 1 (0.61%) Intranet
8 1 (0.61%) LDAP
8 1 (0.61%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.71%) Oracle Database
3 10 (6.10%) DB2
4 8 (4.88%) MySQL
4 8 (4.88%) MS Access
5 6 (3.66%) InterSystems Cache
5 6 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.66%) Big Data
6 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.05%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.83%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.22%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.22%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.22%) IDOL
9 2 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.61%) DTS
10 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (6.10%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.88%) Subversion
3 8 (4.88%) SoapUI
4 6 (3.66%) JUnit
4 6 (3.66%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.05%) Toad
5 5 (3.05%) JIRA
5 5 (3.05%) Fiddler
5 5 (3.05%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.44%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (1.83%) Xcode
7 3 (1.83%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.83%) Selenium
8 2 (1.22%) Maven
8 2 (1.22%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.22%) XMLSpy
8 2 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.22%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (15.24%) Telecoms
2 16 (9.76%) Finance
3 8 (4.88%) Back Office
4 6 (3.66%) Retail
5 4 (2.44%) Marketing
5 4 (2.44%) Front Office
6 2 (1.22%) Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Billing
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Electronics
7 1 (0.61%) Automotive
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (43.29%) Developer
2 19 (11.59%) Analyst
3 11 (6.71%) Architect
4 9 (5.49%) Test Analyst
4 9 (5.49%) Consultant
4 9 (5.49%) .NET Developer
4 9 (5.49%) Designer
5 8 (4.88%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (4.88%) Support Engineer
5 8 (4.88%) Field Engineer
6 7 (4.27%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (3.66%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.05%) C# Developer
8 5 (3.05%) Web Developer
9 4 (2.44%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.44%) SAP Consultant
9 4 (2.44%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (2.44%) Project Engineer
9 4 (2.44%) webMethods Developer
9 4 (2.44%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (34.76%) Web Services
2 48 (29.27%) HTML
3 41 (25.00%) SOAP
4 37 (22.56%) .NET
5 33 (20.12%) CSS
6 22 (13.41%) jQuery
7 19 (11.59%) Ajax
8 18 (10.98%) ASP.NET
9 16 (9.76%) JMS
9 16 (9.76%) WSDL
10 13 (7.93%) JSON
10 13 (7.93%) WCF
10 13 (7.93%) REST
11 12 (7.32%) XHTML
11 12 (7.32%) J2EE
12 11 (6.71%) HTML5
13 10 (6.10%) XSD
13 10 (6.10%) XSLT
14 9 (5.49%) COM+
14 9 (5.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.49%) Open Source
1 9 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.88%) Clustering
3 5 (3.05%) E-Learning
3 5 (3.05%) DataPower
3 5 (3.05%) User Experience
4 3 (1.83%) CMDB
4 3 (1.83%) W3C
5 2 (1.22%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.22%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.22%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.22%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.22%) iPhone
5 2 (1.22%) Semantic Web
5 2 (1.22%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.22%) iPad
5 2 (1.22%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.90%) UNIX
1 31 (18.90%) Windows
2 24 (14.63%) Linux
3 6 (3.66%) Android
4 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.05%) AIX
5 4 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) VMS
6 1 (0.61%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (11.59%) ITIL
3 15 (9.15%) CRM
4 14 (8.54%) SOA
5 13 (7.93%) MVC
5 13 (7.93%) TDD
6 11 (6.71%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (6.10%) Service Management
8 9 (5.49%) OO
8 9 (5.49%) E-Commerce
9 8 (4.88%) Migration
9 8 (4.88%) Content Management
9 8 (4.88%) Customer Engagement
10 7 (4.27%) Test Scripting
10 7 (4.27%) Scrum
10 7 (4.27%) Service Delivery
10 7 (4.27%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.66%) Workflow
11 6 (3.66%) UML
11 6 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 49 (29.88%) Java
2 46 (28.05%) SQL
3 39 (23.78%) JavaScript
4 26 (15.85%) C#
5 13 (7.93%) VBScript
6 12 (7.32%) PHP
7 11 (6.71%) PowerShell
8 10 (6.10%) Perl
9 6 (3.66%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.66%) MUMPS
10 5 (3.05%) Python
10 5 (3.05%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.44%) C++
12 3 (1.83%) VB
12 3 (1.83%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.83%) XPath
13 2 (1.22%) Ruby
13 2 (1.22%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.61%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 13 (7.93%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.71%) Degree
3 9 (5.49%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.88%) MCTS
4 8 (4.88%) MCITP
4 8 (4.88%) MCSE
4 8 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.05%) HNC
5 5 (3.05%) HND
6 4 (2.44%) CCNP
6 4 (2.44%) CCNA
6 4 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.22%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.54%) QA
2 2 (1.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (4.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.05%) KVM
3 4 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.83%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.61%) vSphere
5 1 (0.61%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (6.71%) WMI
1 11 (6.71%) SCOM
1 11 (6.71%) SCSM
2 6 (3.66%) MOM
3 5 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (3.05%) Puppet
3 5 (3.05%) Vagrant
3 5 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.61%) Netcool
4 1 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.61%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 40 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.80%) Oracle
3 12 (7.32%) IBM
4 7 (4.27%) Sitecore
5 6 (3.66%) InterSystems
5 6 (3.66%) SAP
5 6 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.05%) BEA
6 5 (3.05%) Cramer
6 5 (3.05%) VMware
6 5 (3.05%) webMethods
6 5 (3.05%) MetaSolv
6 5 (3.05%) Sencha
7 4 (2.44%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.44%) Software AG
7 4 (2.44%) BMC
7 4 (2.44%) HP
8 3 (1.83%) CA
9 2 (1.22%) Apple
9 2 (1.22%) Vitria
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £290 - 300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Northgate Public Services
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
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Tata Consultancy services
Rate: £450 per day
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