The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 49 48 41
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 77 77 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.24% 3.20% 3.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.28% 16.49% 16.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 46 45
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £19.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £36.23 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-8.90% -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
504 467 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.18% 19.40% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 295 270
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £262 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 4 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £30.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +51.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £18.00 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £33.90 £26.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 30 £375 -6.25% 6
Slough +8 13 £450 +80.00% 1
Maidenhead +6 10 £425 +61.90% 1
Newbury -2 5 £575 - 1
Bracknell -23 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - - 2
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 59 (43.07%) SQL
2 51 (37.23%) Java
3 50 (36.50%) .NET
4 41 (29.93%) CSS
5 38 (27.74%) HTML
6 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
6 36 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (25.55%) C#
7 35 (25.55%) Web Services
8 34 (24.82%) JavaScript
9 33 (24.09%) SQL Server
10 31 (22.63%) Windows
11 27 (19.71%) SOAP
12 25 (18.25%) Workflow
13 24 (17.52%) Oracle
14 22 (16.06%) REST
15 21 (15.33%) PowerShell
15 21 (15.33%) Linux
16 20 (14.60%) MS Excel
16 20 (14.60%) VBScript
16 20 (14.60%) C++
16 20 (14.60%) Mentoring
17 19 (13.87%) Microsoft Azure
17 19 (13.87%) J2EE
17 19 (13.87%) Finance
18 18 (13.14%) C
18 18 (13.14%) DHCP
18 18 (13.14%) DNS
19 17 (12.41%) HTTP
19 17 (12.41%) Degree

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (8.03%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.30%) JBoss
3 9 (6.57%) CMS
4 8 (5.84%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (5.11%) Apache
6 6 (4.38%) IIS
7 4 (2.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (2.92%) Confluence
8 3 (2.19%) Drupal
8 3 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.19%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.19%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.46%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.73%) Community Server
10 1 (0.73%) Jetty
10 1 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.73%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 20 (14.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.11%) MS Project
3 2 (1.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.46%) Magento
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.73%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.73%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.38%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.92%) Office 365
5 3 (2.19%) Boomi
6 2 (1.46%) FinancialForce.com
6 2 (1.46%) IaaS
6 2 (1.46%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.73%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.14%) DHCP
1 18 (13.14%) DNS
2 17 (12.41%) HTTP
3 15 (10.95%) IPsec
3 15 (10.95%) TCP/IP
3 15 (10.95%) VPN
4 11 (8.03%) Software-Defined Networking
5 10 (7.30%) BGP
5 10 (7.30%) IPv6
6 4 (2.92%) 2G
6 4 (2.92%) 3G
6 4 (2.92%) 4G
6 4 (2.92%) ATM
6 4 (2.92%) Ethernet
6 4 (2.92%) OSPF
6 4 (2.92%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (2.92%) RTCP
6 4 (2.92%) RTP
6 4 (2.92%) SDH
6 4 (2.92%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.84%) MySQL
4 7 (5.11%) Big Data
4 7 (5.11%) Datazen
4 7 (5.11%) Hadoop
4 7 (5.11%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.11%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (3.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.65%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.65%) Neo4j
5 5 (3.65%) OrientDB
6 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.19%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (8.76%) SoapUI
2 11 (8.03%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.38%) Oracle APEX
4 6 (4.38%) Subversion
5 5 (3.65%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.65%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.92%) JIRA
6 4 (2.92%) JUnit
6 4 (2.92%) Selenium
7 3 (2.19%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.19%) Maven
8 2 (1.46%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.46%) Build Forge
8 2 (1.46%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.46%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.46%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.73%) JBehave
9 1 (0.73%) JMeter
9 1 (0.73%) Robotium
General
1 19 (13.87%) Finance
2 15 (10.95%) Marketing
3 10 (7.30%) Publishing
4 8 (5.84%) Retail
5 2 (1.46%) Electronics
5 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.73%) Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Billing
6 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (30.66%) Developer
2 16 (11.68%) Analyst
3 15 (10.95%) Support Engineer
4 14 (10.22%) Consultant
5 11 (8.03%) Architect
6 8 (5.84%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.84%) Test Analyst
7 7 (5.11%) Administrator
7 7 (5.11%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (4.38%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (4.38%) Technical Business Analyst
9 5 (3.65%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.65%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) CRM Consultant
9 5 (3.65%) DBA
9 5 (3.65%) Escalation Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Lead Developer
9 5 (3.65%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.65%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (36.50%) .NET
2 41 (29.93%) CSS
3 38 (27.74%) HTML
4 35 (25.55%) Web Services
5 27 (19.71%) SOAP
6 22 (16.06%) REST
7 19 (13.87%) J2EE
8 16 (11.68%) jQuery
8 16 (11.68%) JSP
9 15 (10.95%) .NET Framework
9 15 (10.95%) Spring
10 14 (10.22%) EJB
11 12 (8.76%) JSON
12 10 (7.30%) Ajax
13 9 (6.57%) Hibernate
13 9 (6.57%) XML Schema
14 8 (5.84%) HTML5
15 7 (5.11%) Autofac
15 7 (5.11%) Castle Windsor
15 7 (5.11%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.03%) Public Cloud
3 10 (7.30%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.11%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (5.11%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.19%) Clustering
6 3 (2.19%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.46%) CMDB
7 2 (1.46%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.46%) iPad
7 2 (1.46%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.46%) User Experience
8 1 (0.73%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.73%) Blog
8 1 (0.73%) Social Media
8 1 (0.73%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.63%) Windows
2 21 (15.33%) Linux
3 17 (12.41%) Windows Server
4 15 (10.95%) Unix
5 11 (8.03%) Ubuntu
6 10 (7.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.19%) Android
7 3 (2.19%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.73%) AIX
8 1 (0.73%) Solaris
8 1 (0.73%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (18.25%) Workflow
3 20 (14.60%) Mentoring
4 15 (10.95%) ETL
4 15 (10.95%) Scrum
5 14 (10.22%) Software Testing
6 13 (9.49%) Data Modelling
6 13 (9.49%) Use Case
7 12 (8.76%) E-Commerce
7 12 (8.76%) Integration Testing
7 12 (8.76%) Open Source
7 12 (8.76%) Presales
8 11 (8.03%) CRM
8 11 (8.03%) ITIL
8 11 (8.03%) Load Balancing
9 10 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (7.30%) Migration
9 10 (7.30%) SDLC
9 10 (7.30%) Test Scripting
9 10 (7.30%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (43.07%) SQL
2 51 (37.23%) Java
3 35 (25.55%) C#
4 34 (24.82%) JavaScript
5 21 (15.33%) PowerShell
6 20 (14.60%) C++
6 20 (14.60%) VBScript
7 18 (13.14%) C
8 15 (10.95%) VB
9 12 (8.76%) PHP
10 9 (6.57%) Python
11 8 (5.84%) VB.NET
12 7 (5.11%) T-SQL
13 6 (4.38%) Apex Code
14 4 (2.92%) Groovy
14 4 (2.92%) R
14 4 (2.92%) Scala
15 3 (2.19%) Bash Shell
15 3 (2.19%) Ruby
16 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (12.41%) Degree
2 14 (10.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (8.76%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.76%) Security Cleared
4 9 (6.57%) MCSE
5 8 (5.84%) MCSD
6 6 (4.38%) MCSA
7 4 (2.92%) MCITP
7 4 (2.92%) MCTS
8 2 (1.46%) ISEB
8 2 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.73%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.84%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) SDET
System Software
1 13 (9.49%) Hyper-V
2 8 (5.84%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.46%) KVM
3 2 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.46%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.46%) XenServer
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.73%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (6.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (2.92%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.92%) SCOM
2 4 (2.92%) TeamSite
3 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.19%) Puppet
3 3 (2.19%) WMI
4 2 (1.46%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.46%) Perfmon
4 2 (1.46%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.46%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
2 24 (17.52%) Oracle
3 11 (8.03%) hybris
4 10 (7.30%) Red Hat
5 9 (6.57%) ATG
6 8 (5.84%) Ab Initio
7 7 (5.11%) HP
8 6 (4.38%) IBM
8 6 (4.38%) Percussion
8 6 (4.38%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (3.65%) Remedy
10 4 (2.92%) Adobe
10 4 (2.92%) Siebel
11 3 (2.19%) Dell
12 2 (1.46%) BMC
12 2 (1.46%) CA
12 2 (1.46%) Citrix
12 2 (1.46%) Nokia
12 2 (1.46%) SAP
12 2 (1.46%) VMware