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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 69 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 59 127 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.21% 4.89% 4.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.32% 20.26% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 76 42
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £211 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -16.66%
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
521 627 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.51% 24.12% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 333 259
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 23
Average hourly rate £35.50 £43.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.44% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £187.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -9 24 £300 -8.39% 4
Maidenhead 0 7 £250 +19.04% 1
Bracknell -4 6 £323 -7.92% 5
Slough -20 4 £250 -18.69% 1
Newbury -8 3 £275 -12.69% 2
Windsor - - - - 2
Wokingham - - - -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 58 (39.19%) .NET
2 52 (35.14%) JavaScript
3 51 (34.46%) SQL
4 48 (32.43%) Web Services
5 47 (31.76%) HTML
6 40 (27.03%) SQL Server
7 38 (25.68%) Microsoft
8 37 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (24.32%) C#
9 36 (24.32%) ASP.NET
10 34 (22.97%) MVC
11 33 (22.30%) Windows
12 31 (20.95%) Java
13 30 (20.27%) CSS
13 30 (20.27%) jQuery
14 24 (16.22%) Security Cleared
14 24 (16.22%) REST
14 24 (16.22%) SOAP
15 23 (15.54%) Oracle
16 21 (14.19%) Ajax
17 20 (13.51%) WCF
17 20 (13.51%) Jenkins
17 20 (13.51%) SharePoint
18 19 (12.84%) CMS
18 19 (12.84%) SC Cleared
19 17 (11.49%) Open Source
19 17 (11.49%) Migration
19 17 (11.49%) Finance
19 17 (11.49%) Scrum
19 17 (11.49%) SOA

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 20 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 19 (12.84%) CMS
3 17 (11.49%) Apache
4 16 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (9.46%) Drupal
6 11 (7.43%) WebSphere
7 9 (6.08%) WebLogic
8 7 (4.73%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (4.05%) Liferay
10 5 (3.38%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (3.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (3.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (2.70%) Node.js
11 4 (2.70%) IIS
11 4 (2.70%) IBM Notes
11 4 (2.70%) Tomcat
12 3 (2.03%) TIBCO EMS
12 3 (2.03%) Alfresco
12 3 (2.03%) Lync
13 2 (1.35%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 10 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.08%) MS Office
3 5 (3.38%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (2.03%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.03%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.35%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.68%) Tridion
4 1 (0.68%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.70%) SaaS
3 3 (2.03%) GitHub
4 2 (1.35%) Office 365
5 1 (0.68%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.08%) Internet
2 8 (5.41%) HTTP
2 8 (5.41%) DNS
3 7 (4.73%) Ethernet
3 7 (4.73%) SDH
3 7 (4.73%) MPLS
4 6 (4.05%) DHCP
5 5 (3.38%) 4G
6 4 (2.70%) DAB
6 4 (2.70%) SSL
6 4 (2.70%) IPv6
6 4 (2.70%) GPRS
6 4 (2.70%) GSM
7 3 (2.03%) LDAP
7 3 (2.03%) UMTS
8 2 (1.35%) RTSP
8 2 (1.35%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.68%) FTP
9 1 (0.68%) SNMP
9 1 (0.68%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (8.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (6.08%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.73%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (4.73%) MySQL
5 7 (4.73%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (2.03%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.03%) IDOL
8 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.35%) OLAP
8 2 (1.35%) PowerCenter
8 2 (1.35%) DTS
9 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.68%) MS Access
9 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 20 (13.51%) Jenkins
2 15 (10.14%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.43%) Subversion
3 11 (7.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (6.76%) Bitbucket
5 8 (5.41%) JIRA
6 7 (4.73%) Toad
6 7 (4.73%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.38%) Dreamweaver
7 5 (3.38%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.38%) JUnit
8 4 (2.70%) Selenium
8 4 (2.70%) IntelliJ
9 3 (2.03%) Gradle
10 2 (1.35%) Hudson
10 2 (1.35%) jMock
10 2 (1.35%) Maven
11 1 (0.68%) Ant
11 1 (0.68%) PVCS
11 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (11.49%) Finance
2 13 (8.78%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.05%) Marketing
4 3 (2.03%) German Language
5 2 (1.35%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.35%) Japanese Language
5 2 (1.35%) Korean Language
5 2 (1.35%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (1.35%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.35%) Swedish Language
5 2 (1.35%) Danish Language
5 2 (1.35%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Automotive
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 84 (56.76%) Developer
2 15 (10.14%) Java Developer
3 13 (8.78%) .NET Developer
3 13 (8.78%) Web Developer
3 13 (8.78%) Architect
4 9 (6.08%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (5.41%) Consultant
5 8 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 7 (4.73%) C# Developer
6 7 (4.73%) BizTalk Developer
7 5 (3.38%) DBA
7 5 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (3.38%) SQL DBA
8 4 (2.70%) CRM Developer
8 4 (2.70%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (2.70%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (2.70%) Test Engineer
8 4 (2.70%) SharePoint Consultant
8 4 (2.70%) Field Engineer
9 3 (2.03%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (39.19%) .NET
2 48 (32.43%) Web Services
3 47 (31.76%) HTML
4 36 (24.32%) ASP.NET
5 30 (20.27%) CSS
5 30 (20.27%) jQuery
6 24 (16.22%) REST
6 24 (16.22%) SOAP
7 21 (14.19%) Ajax
8 20 (13.51%) WCF
9 17 (11.49%) XSLT
10 15 (10.14%) Spring
10 15 (10.14%) JMS
11 14 (9.46%) J2EE
12 13 (8.78%) HTML5
13 11 (7.43%) COM+
13 11 (7.43%) JSON
14 10 (6.76%) XML-RPC
14 10 (6.76%) LAMP
15 9 (6.08%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.49%) Open Source
2 8 (5.41%) User Experience
3 7 (4.73%) Clustering
3 7 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.70%) Smart Meter
5 4 (2.70%) Replication
6 3 (2.03%) W3C
6 3 (2.03%) E-Learning
6 3 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.35%) iPad
7 2 (1.35%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.35%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.35%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.35%) iPhone
7 2 (1.35%) Wiki
7 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.35%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.30%) Windows
2 14 (9.46%) Linux
3 11 (7.43%) UNIX
4 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.70%) Android
5 4 (2.70%) Solaris
6 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.68%) AIX
7 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.97%) MVC
3 17 (11.49%) Migration
3 17 (11.49%) Scrum
3 17 (11.49%) SOA
4 16 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (10.14%) Web Development
6 14 (9.46%) ITIL
6 14 (9.46%) TDD
7 13 (8.78%) E-Commerce
8 11 (7.43%) OO
8 11 (7.43%) Identity Management
9 10 (6.76%) Performance Analysis
9 10 (6.76%) DevOps
9 10 (6.76%) Workflow
10 9 (6.08%) CRM
10 9 (6.08%) Project Management
11 8 (5.41%) Data Migration
11 8 (5.41%) Content Management
12 7 (4.73%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (35.14%) JavaScript
2 51 (34.46%) SQL
3 36 (24.32%) C#
4 31 (20.95%) Java
5 14 (9.46%) PHP
6 10 (6.76%) Bash Shell
7 9 (6.08%) PL/SQL
7 9 (6.08%) VBScript
8 6 (4.05%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.38%) C++
9 5 (3.38%) Scala
10 4 (2.70%) Perl
10 4 (2.70%) VB
10 4 (2.70%) Python
11 3 (2.03%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.03%) C
11 3 (2.03%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.03%) Groovy
12 2 (1.35%) XPath
12 2 (1.35%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 24 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.84%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.76%) Degree
3 10 (6.76%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (5.41%) MCTS
4 8 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.70%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.70%) MCITP
6 4 (2.70%) MCSE
7 2 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.35%) ISEB
8 1 (0.68%) CCNP
8 1 (0.68%) CCNA
8 1 (0.68%) HNC
8 1 (0.68%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.38%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) HL7
2 2 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.76%) KVM
2 5 (3.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.68%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 11 (7.43%) SCOM
2 10 (6.76%) Vagrant
2 10 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.08%) Puppet
4 6 (4.05%) SCSM
4 6 (4.05%) WMI
5 5 (3.38%) SCCM
6 3 (2.03%) MOM
7 2 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.68%) cPanel
Vendors
1 38 (25.68%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.54%) Oracle
3 8 (5.41%) SAP
4 7 (4.73%) BEA
4 7 (4.73%) HP
4 7 (4.73%) Cramer
4 7 (4.73%) MetaSolv
4 7 (4.73%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.70%) Open Text
5 4 (2.70%) Lotus
5 4 (2.70%) Cisco
5 4 (2.70%) IBM
6 3 (2.03%) Informatica
6 3 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.03%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.03%) Meridio
6 3 (2.03%) GigaSpaces
7 2 (1.35%) Nintex
7 2 (1.35%) Omniture
7 2 (1.35%) VMware
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