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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 44 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 91 106 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.72% 4.13% 4.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.98% 17.85% 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 50 51
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£388 £345 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £249 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £462 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +10.16%
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
536 594 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.90% 23.14% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 302 225
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 September 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 1 September 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 0 36 £388 +17.42% 9
Slough -11 9 £296 +18.30% 6
Maidenhead 0 8 £325 -20.73% 3
Newbury +7 5 £388 +37.16% 1
Bracknell -3 2 £300 -29.41% 3
Windsor - 2 £450 - 1
Wokingham - 1 £370 - 3
Ascot - - - -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 78 (44.07%) .NET
2 76 (42.94%) HTML
3 65 (36.72%) JavaScript
3 65 (36.72%) SQL Server
4 55 (31.07%) C#
5 51 (28.81%) SQL
5 51 (28.81%) Web Services
6 50 (28.25%) Microsoft
7 49 (27.68%) CSS
8 48 (27.12%) ASP.NET
9 46 (25.99%) Java
10 42 (23.73%) Windows
11 40 (22.60%) jQuery
12 39 (22.03%) Security Cleared
13 37 (20.90%) MVC
14 36 (20.34%) Ajax
15 34 (19.21%) SOAP
16 31 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (17.51%) SC Cleared
17 30 (16.95%) SQL Server 2005
18 28 (15.82%) Visual Studio
19 27 (15.25%) Web Development
20 26 (14.69%) MS Office
20 26 (14.69%) J2EE
21 25 (14.12%) CRM
21 25 (14.12%) E-Commerce
21 25 (14.12%) Scrum
22 24 (13.56%) Workflow
22 24 (13.56%) SharePoint
22 24 (13.56%) Spring

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 24 (13.56%) SharePoint
2 17 (9.60%) CMS
3 14 (7.91%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (7.34%) SharePoint Server
5 12 (6.78%) WebSphere
6 9 (5.08%) Apache
7 8 (4.52%) Tomcat
7 8 (4.52%) Confluence
8 7 (3.95%) Drupal
8 7 (3.95%) Liferay
8 7 (3.95%) IIS
9 4 (2.26%) IBM Notes
9 4 (2.26%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.69%) TIBCO EMS
11 2 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.13%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.56%) WordPress
12 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 26 (14.69%) MS Office
2 20 (11.30%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.69%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.13%) MS Project
4 2 (1.13%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (7.91%) 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 FI
3 2 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.13%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.13%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.52%) Force.com
3 2 (1.13%) GitHub
4 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.78%) Internet
2 10 (5.65%) LDAP
2 10 (5.65%) HTTP
3 5 (2.82%) DNS
3 5 (2.82%) 4G
4 4 (2.26%) DAB
4 4 (2.26%) SSL
4 4 (2.26%) IPv6
4 4 (2.26%) GPRS
4 4 (2.26%) GSM
5 3 (1.69%) UMTS
6 2 (1.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.56%) 2G
7 1 (0.56%) RTSP
7 1 (0.56%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.56%) SGSN
7 1 (0.56%) Network Security
7 1 (0.56%) LTE
7 1 (0.56%) DHCP
7 1 (0.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (36.72%) SQL Server
2 30 (16.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 24 (13.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (9.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (7.34%) MySQL
7 12 (6.78%) IDOL
8 10 (5.65%) Oracle Database
8 10 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (5.08%) OLAP
9 9 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (5.08%) DTS
10 7 (3.95%) PowerCenter
10 7 (3.95%) Relational Database
11 6 (3.39%) BusinessObjects XI
11 6 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (2.26%) MongoDB
13 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 28 (15.82%) Visual Studio
2 17 (9.60%) Subversion
2 17 (9.60%) Jenkins
3 16 (9.04%) JIRA
4 10 (5.65%) JUnit
4 10 (5.65%) Eclipse
5 8 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.95%) Git (software)
6 7 (3.95%) Dreamweaver
7 5 (2.82%) Ant
7 5 (2.82%) Selenium
7 5 (2.82%) Firebug
7 5 (2.82%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.82%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.69%) Gradle
8 3 (1.69%) Hudson
8 3 (1.69%) Maven
8 3 (1.69%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.13%) JMeter
9 2 (1.13%) Xcode
General
1 13 (7.34%) Marketing
2 12 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.65%) Finance
4 7 (3.95%) Publishing
5 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.69%) Electronics
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
5 3 (1.69%) Retail
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Automotive
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 102 (57.63%) Developer
2 18 (10.17%) Web Developer
3 16 (9.04%) Consultant
4 13 (7.34%) Java Developer
4 13 (7.34%) SharePoint Developer
5 12 (6.78%) Architect
6 10 (5.65%) Microsoft Consultant
6 10 (5.65%) CRM Consultant
6 10 (5.65%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 10 (5.65%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 8 (4.52%) Technical Leader
7 8 (4.52%) .NET Developer
8 7 (3.95%) Lead Developer
8 7 (3.95%) BizTalk Developer
8 7 (3.95%) UI Developer
9 6 (3.39%) Designer
9 6 (3.39%) UI Programmer
9 6 (3.39%) Hybris Developer
9 6 (3.39%) SQL DBA
9 6 (3.39%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (44.07%) .NET
2 76 (42.94%) HTML
3 51 (28.81%) Web Services
4 49 (27.68%) CSS
5 48 (27.12%) ASP.NET
6 40 (22.60%) jQuery
7 36 (20.34%) Ajax
8 34 (19.21%) SOAP
9 26 (14.69%) J2EE
10 24 (13.56%) Spring
11 21 (11.86%) .NET Framework
12 20 (11.30%) HTML5
13 19 (10.73%) REST
14 18 (10.17%) JSON
14 18 (10.17%) WCF
14 18 (10.17%) XSLT
15 12 (6.78%) JSP
16 11 (6.21%) DOM
16 11 (6.21%) RESTful
17 9 (5.08%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.91%) Mobile App
2 10 (5.65%) Open Source
3 8 (4.52%) W3C
4 5 (2.82%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.82%) Clustering
4 5 (2.82%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (2.26%) Replication
5 4 (2.26%) Smart Meter
5 4 (2.26%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.69%) Wiki
6 3 (1.69%) iPhone
6 3 (1.69%) iSeries
6 3 (1.69%) DTV
6 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.69%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.13%) iPad
7 2 (1.13%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.13%) AS400
7 2 (1.13%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.13%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 42 (23.73%) Windows
2 19 (10.73%) UNIX
3 16 (9.04%) Linux
4 15 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (6.78%) Apple iOS
6 10 (5.65%) Android
7 4 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.69%) Solaris
9 2 (1.13%) AIX
9 2 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.56%) SUSE
10 1 (0.56%) Debian
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.90%) MVC
2 31 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (15.25%) Web Development
4 25 (14.12%) Scrum
4 25 (14.12%) CRM
4 25 (14.12%) E-Commerce
5 24 (13.56%) Workflow
6 21 (11.86%) SOA
7 20 (11.30%) Validation
8 16 (9.04%) OO
9 14 (7.91%) Migration
9 14 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (7.34%) Unit Testing
11 12 (6.78%) Project Management
11 12 (6.78%) B2C
11 12 (6.78%) Analytics
12 11 (6.21%) Document Management
13 10 (5.65%) ETL
13 10 (5.65%) iOS Development
14 9 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 65 (36.72%) JavaScript
2 55 (31.07%) C#
3 51 (28.81%) SQL
4 46 (25.99%) Java
5 18 (10.17%) T-SQL
6 11 (6.21%) C++
7 10 (5.65%) PHP
8 9 (5.08%) C
9 8 (4.52%) Apex Code
10 7 (3.95%) XPath
11 6 (3.39%) VB
12 5 (2.82%) Perl
12 5 (2.82%) VBScript
12 5 (2.82%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.26%) Scala
13 4 (2.26%) Groovy
14 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.69%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.13%) ABAP
15 2 (1.13%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 39 (22.03%) Security Cleared
2 31 (17.51%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.52%) DV Cleared
5 7 (3.95%) Degree
6 6 (3.39%) MCTS
7 5 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.69%) ISEB
8 3 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.13%) MCSE
10 1 (0.56%) CCNP
10 1 (0.56%) MCSD
10 1 (0.56%) HND
10 1 (0.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.21%) SLA
1 11 (6.21%) QA
2 6 (3.39%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (2.82%) KVM
2 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.39%) SCOM
1 6 (3.39%) Vagrant
1 6 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.82%) Puppet
2 5 (2.82%) SCCM
3 1 (0.56%) WMI
3 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (28.25%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.43%) Oracle
3 12 (6.78%) Meridio
4 11 (6.21%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (5.08%) Informatica
5 9 (5.08%) SAP
6 7 (3.95%) Business Objects
6 7 (3.95%) IBM
7 6 (3.39%) hybris
8 5 (2.82%) Sencha
8 5 (2.82%) Siebel
9 4 (2.26%) Adobe
9 4 (2.26%) HP
9 4 (2.26%) Cisco
9 4 (2.26%) Lotus
9 4 (2.26%) TIBCO
9 4 (2.26%) Sitecore
9 4 (2.26%) Open Text
10 3 (1.69%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.69%) Omniture
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