The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Berkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 53 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 79 97 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.14% 3.97% 3.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.42% 17.83% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 48 49
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +159.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +9.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
548 544 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.82% 22.24% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 264 240
Average daily rate £350 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 13
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £34.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £36.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
XML
South East

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 +4 30 £388 +29.16% 5
Slough -9 10 £305 +22.00% 4
Bracknell +4 4 £325 -23.52% 2
Newbury 0 3 £300 +9.09% 1
Maidenhead -4 2 £300 -26.82% 3
Windsor - 2 £450 -
Wokingham - 1 £370 - 2
Ascot - - - - 1
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 84 (47.46%) HTML
2 73 (41.24%) .NET
3 63 (35.59%) JavaScript
4 57 (32.20%) SQL Server
5 56 (31.64%) CSS
6 54 (30.51%) C#
6 54 (30.51%) Microsoft
7 49 (27.68%) SQL
8 47 (26.55%) Web Services
9 41 (23.16%) Windows
9 41 (23.16%) jQuery
10 40 (22.60%) ASP.NET
11 38 (21.47%) SOAP
12 37 (20.90%) Java
13 34 (19.21%) MVC
13 34 (19.21%) Ajax
14 32 (18.08%) Visual Studio
15 31 (17.51%) Security Cleared
16 28 (15.82%) SharePoint
17 27 (15.25%) SQL Server 2005
18 25 (14.12%) Web Development
18 25 (14.12%) J2EE
19 24 (13.56%) MS Office
19 24 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
19 24 (13.56%) JSON
19 24 (13.56%) HTML5
20 23 (12.99%) SC Cleared
20 23 (12.99%) Workflow
20 23 (12.99%) E-Commerce
21 22 (12.43%) CRM

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (15.82%) SharePoint
2 17 (9.60%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (9.60%) IIS
2 17 (9.60%) CMS
2 17 (9.60%) SharePoint Server
3 11 (6.21%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.95%) Drupal
4 7 (3.95%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.95%) Confluence
5 6 (3.39%) Liferay
6 4 (2.26%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.26%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.69%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.56%) Node.js
9 1 (0.56%) Apache
9 1 (0.56%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (13.56%) MS Office
2 19 (10.73%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.26%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.13%) MS Project
4 2 (1.13%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.56%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (5.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.69%) WebTrends
2 3 (1.69%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.13%) SAP GRC
3 2 (1.13%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.13%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.56%) Metrica
4 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.56%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.95%) Force.com
3 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.21%) Internet
2 9 (5.08%) LDAP
3 7 (3.95%) Kerberos
4 6 (3.39%) HTTP
5 5 (2.82%) DNS
5 5 (2.82%) 4G
6 4 (2.26%) SSL
6 4 (2.26%) IPv6
6 4 (2.26%) DAB
6 4 (2.26%) GPRS
6 4 (2.26%) GSM
7 3 (1.69%) UMTS
8 2 (1.13%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.56%) 3G
9 1 (0.56%) SS7
9 1 (0.56%) Telnet
9 1 (0.56%) ISUP
9 1 (0.56%) INAP
9 1 (0.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (32.20%) SQL Server
2 27 (15.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 22 (12.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (9.60%) IDOL
6 16 (9.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (7.91%) MySQL
8 10 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (5.08%) Oracle Database
10 8 (4.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (4.52%) DTS
10 8 (4.52%) OLAP
11 7 (3.95%) PowerCenter
12 6 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (3.39%) BusinessObjects XI
13 5 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (2.26%) Relational Database
14 4 (2.26%) DB2
15 2 (1.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 32 (18.08%) Visual Studio
2 18 (10.17%) Subversion
3 14 (7.91%) JIRA
4 12 (6.78%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.65%) Eclipse
6 8 (4.52%) Dreamweaver
7 7 (3.95%) Ant
7 7 (3.95%) JUnit
7 7 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.39%) Selenium
9 5 (2.82%) Firebug
9 5 (2.82%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.26%) Behat
10 4 (2.26%) PHPUnit
11 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
11 3 (1.69%) Maven
12 2 (1.13%) JMeter
12 2 (1.13%) Xcode
12 2 (1.13%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.13%) Bitbucket
General
1 12 (6.78%) Telecoms
1 12 (6.78%) Marketing
2 11 (6.21%) Publishing
3 10 (5.65%) Finance
4 4 (2.26%) Retail
5 3 (1.69%) Electronics
5 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.69%) Danish Language
5 3 (1.69%) Dutch Language
5 3 (1.69%) German Language
5 3 (1.69%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.69%) Japanese Language
5 3 (1.69%) Korean Language
5 3 (1.69%) Portuguese Language
5 3 (1.69%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.69%) Swedish Language
6 2 (1.13%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Front Office
7 1 (0.56%) Automotive
7 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 97 (54.80%) Developer
2 19 (10.73%) Consultant
3 18 (10.17%) Web Developer
4 16 (9.04%) Architect
5 11 (6.21%) SharePoint Developer
6 10 (5.65%) CRM Consultant
6 10 (5.65%) Microsoft Consultant
6 10 (5.65%) .NET Developer
6 10 (5.65%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 10 (5.65%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 8 (4.52%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 8 (4.52%) Mobile Developer
7 8 (4.52%) Technical Leader
8 7 (3.95%) Lead Developer
8 7 (3.95%) Java Developer
8 7 (3.95%) Support Engineer
8 7 (3.95%) UI Developer
9 6 (3.39%) Designer
9 6 (3.39%) UI Programmer
9 6 (3.39%) Mobile Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (47.46%) HTML
2 73 (41.24%) .NET
3 56 (31.64%) CSS
4 47 (26.55%) Web Services
5 41 (23.16%) jQuery
6 40 (22.60%) ASP.NET
7 38 (21.47%) SOAP
8 34 (19.21%) Ajax
9 25 (14.12%) J2EE
10 24 (13.56%) JSON
10 24 (13.56%) HTML5
11 19 (10.73%) .NET Framework
11 19 (10.73%) Spring
11 19 (10.73%) WCF
11 19 (10.73%) XSLT
12 17 (9.60%) REST
13 12 (6.78%) XSD
14 11 (6.21%) CSS3
15 10 (5.65%) JSP
16 9 (5.08%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.47%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.52%) W3C
3 7 (3.95%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.82%) Smartphone
4 5 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.82%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (2.26%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.69%) Open Source
6 3 (1.69%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.69%) Wiki
6 3 (1.69%) iPhone
6 3 (1.69%) iSeries
6 3 (1.69%) DTV
7 2 (1.13%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.13%) AS400
7 2 (1.13%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.13%) iPad
8 1 (0.56%) Social Media
8 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.16%) Windows
2 18 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (9.04%) UNIX
4 13 (7.34%) Apple iOS
5 11 (6.21%) Android
6 9 (5.08%) Linux
7 8 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.26%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.13%) AIX
9 2 (1.13%) Solaris
10 1 (0.56%) SUSE
10 1 (0.56%) Debian
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.21%) MVC
2 25 (14.12%) Web Development
3 24 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (12.99%) Workflow
4 23 (12.99%) E-Commerce
5 22 (12.43%) CRM
5 22 (12.43%) Validation
5 22 (12.43%) Scrum
6 16 (9.04%) SOA
6 16 (9.04%) OO
7 12 (6.78%) B2C
7 12 (6.78%) Unit Testing
7 12 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (6.78%) Analytics
8 11 (6.21%) iOS Development
8 11 (6.21%) Content Management
8 11 (6.21%) Migration
9 10 (5.65%) Project Management
9 10 (5.65%) ETL
9 10 (5.65%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (35.59%) JavaScript
2 54 (30.51%) C#
3 49 (27.68%) SQL
4 37 (20.90%) Java
5 20 (11.30%) T-SQL
6 12 (6.78%) C
6 12 (6.78%) C++
7 11 (6.21%) VB
8 9 (5.08%) PHP
9 8 (4.52%) Apex Code
10 7 (3.95%) XPath
11 6 (3.39%) Lua
11 6 (3.39%) Perl
12 4 (2.26%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.26%) VBScript
13 3 (1.69%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.69%) Groovy
14 2 (1.13%) PHP5
14 2 (1.13%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (17.51%) Security Cleared
2 23 (12.99%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.08%) Degree
5 5 (2.82%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.82%) MCTS
5 5 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.82%) MCSE
6 4 (2.26%) MCSD
7 3 (1.69%) ISEB
7 3 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.56%) MCITP
8 1 (0.56%) HND
8 1 (0.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.34%) QA
2 10 (5.65%) SLA
3 6 (3.39%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.26%) Vagrant
1 4 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.13%) Puppet
3 1 (0.56%) WMI
3 1 (0.56%) SCOM
3 1 (0.56%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.30%) Oracle
3 11 (6.21%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (6.21%) Meridio
4 9 (5.08%) Sencha
5 8 (4.52%) Google
5 8 (4.52%) Informatica
5 8 (4.52%) SAP
6 7 (3.95%) Business Objects
7 6 (3.39%) IBM
7 6 (3.39%) hybris
8 5 (2.82%) TIBCO
8 5 (2.82%) Siebel
8 5 (2.82%) Adobe
9 4 (2.26%) HP
9 4 (2.26%) CA
9 4 (2.26%) Cisco
9 4 (2.26%) Lotus
9 4 (2.26%) Open Text
9 4 (2.26%) Sitecore
Slough, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
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Rate: £275 - £325 per day
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