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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 45 74 64
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -10
Contract jobs citing XML 69 45 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.46% 1.77% 2.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.63% 9.02% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 27 36
Median daily rate £410 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £265 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
- +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.86% -1.42%
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
415 499 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.78% 19.58% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 302 305
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 £28.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -25.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +5 18 £375 -6.25% 4
Bracknell +9 16 £450 +11.11% 3
Slough +17 10 £320 -14.22% 1
Maidenhead - 7 £413 - 3
Wokingham - 4 £500 - 3
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 66 (47.14%) HTML
2 64 (45.71%) Java
2 64 (45.71%) JavaScript
2 64 (45.71%) SQL
3 55 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (32.86%) CSS
5 40 (28.57%) JSON
6 29 (20.71%) REST
7 26 (18.57%) SOAP
8 25 (17.86%) SQL Server
8 25 (17.86%) Unix
8 25 (17.86%) TDD
9 24 (17.14%) .NET
9 24 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (15.71%) E-Commerce
11 21 (15.00%) C#
11 21 (15.00%) Scrum
12 20 (14.29%) Linux
12 20 (14.29%) Web Development
13 19 (13.57%) XSLT
13 19 (13.57%) J2EE
13 19 (13.57%) Web Services
13 19 (13.57%) Microsoft
14 18 (12.86%) Apache
14 18 (12.86%) CMS
14 18 (12.86%) QA
15 16 (11.43%) Groovy
15 16 (11.43%) MVC
15 16 (11.43%) Data Modelling
15 16 (11.43%) SOA

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 18 (12.86%) Apache
1 18 (12.86%) CMS
2 13 (9.29%) WebSphere
3 11 (7.86%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (7.14%) Commerce Server
4 10 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
5 8 (5.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (4.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (3.57%) Alfresco
7 5 (3.57%) Liferay
7 5 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (2.86%) JBoss
9 3 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.43%) Drupal
10 2 (1.43%) SilverStripe
10 2 (1.43%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.71%) LiveCycle
11 1 (0.71%) Perch
Applications
1 12 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.57%) MS Project
3 3 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.71%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (5.71%) Fredhopper
2 3 (2.14%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.14%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.71%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.71%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.86%) GitHub
2 7 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.43%) SaaS
5 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.86%) HTTP
2 2 (1.43%) Internet
2 2 (1.43%) PuTTY
2 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.71%) 2G
3 1 (0.71%) 3G
3 1 (0.71%) 4G
3 1 (0.71%) LTE
3 1 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.71%) SSL
3 1 (0.71%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.86%) DB2
3 10 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 10 (7.14%) MySQL
4 8 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.29%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.86%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.14%) Data Mining
8 3 (2.14%) QlikView
8 3 (2.14%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.14%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.14%) SQLPlus
9 2 (1.43%) GIS
9 2 (1.43%) HBase
9 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.43%) Redis
9 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.71%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (10.00%) Gradle
2 13 (9.29%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.57%) Selenium
3 12 (8.57%) WebDriver
4 11 (7.86%) Jenkins
5 9 (6.43%) JIRA
5 9 (6.43%) SoapUI
5 9 (6.43%) Subversion
5 9 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (5.71%) Bitbucket
6 8 (5.71%) JUnit
6 8 (5.71%) Maven
6 8 (5.71%) Visual Studio
7 7 (5.00%) eggPlant
8 6 (4.29%) Ant
8 6 (4.29%) Apache Ivy
8 6 (4.29%) Cucumber
8 6 (4.29%) Eclipse
8 6 (4.29%) JMeter
8 6 (4.29%) MSTest
General
1 14 (10.00%) Finance
2 8 (5.71%) Retail
3 7 (5.00%) Marketing
3 7 (5.00%) Publishing
4 3 (2.14%) Advertising
4 3 (2.14%) French Language
4 3 (2.14%) German Language
4 3 (2.14%) Italian Language
4 3 (2.14%) Legal
4 3 (2.14%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.43%) Banking
5 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (39.29%) Developer
2 29 (20.71%) Analyst
3 21 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 15 (10.71%) Architect
5 12 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
6 11 (7.86%) Test Analyst
7 9 (6.43%) Consultant
8 8 (5.71%) Web Developer
9 7 (5.00%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.00%) Developer in Test
9 7 (5.00%) HTML Developer
9 7 (5.00%) Integration Analyst
9 7 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (5.00%) Technical Architect
9 7 (5.00%) Technical Leader
10 6 (4.29%) Agile Developer
10 6 (4.29%) Agile Java Developer
10 6 (4.29%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (4.29%) Technical Operations Analyst
10 6 (4.29%) Web Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (47.14%) HTML
2 46 (32.86%) CSS
3 40 (28.57%) JSON
4 29 (20.71%) REST
5 26 (18.57%) SOAP
6 24 (17.14%) .NET
7 19 (13.57%) J2EE
7 19 (13.57%) Web Services
7 19 (13.57%) XSLT
8 16 (11.43%) ASP.NET
9 15 (10.71%) Ajax
9 15 (10.71%) jQuery
9 15 (10.71%) Spring
10 13 (9.29%) HTML5
11 11 (7.86%) CSS3
11 11 (7.86%) Middleware
12 10 (7.14%) WCF
13 9 (6.43%) AngularJS
13 9 (6.43%) Servlets
13 9 (6.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.71%) Visualisation
3 7 (5.00%) User Experience
4 6 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.29%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.57%) Data Extraction
6 4 (2.86%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.14%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.43%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.43%) CMDB
8 2 (1.43%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.43%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.43%) Linked Data
8 2 (1.43%) Ontologies
8 2 (1.43%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.71%) Economics
9 1 (0.71%) Fintech
9 1 (0.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.86%) Unix
2 20 (14.29%) Linux
3 10 (7.14%) AIX
4 9 (6.43%) Windows
5 5 (3.57%) Solaris
6 3 (2.14%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.71%) Android
7 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.71%) Debian
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (17.86%) TDD
3 22 (15.71%) E-Commerce
4 21 (15.00%) Scrum
5 20 (14.29%) Web Development
6 16 (11.43%) Data Modelling
6 16 (11.43%) MVC
6 16 (11.43%) SOA
7 15 (10.71%) BDD
7 15 (10.71%) Content Management
8 14 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (10.00%) ITIL
8 14 (10.00%) UML
9 13 (9.29%) Functional Testing
10 12 (8.57%) Automated Testing
10 12 (8.57%) DevOps
10 12 (8.57%) ETL
10 12 (8.57%) OO
10 12 (8.57%) SDLC
11 11 (7.86%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 64 (45.71%) Java
1 64 (45.71%) JavaScript
1 64 (45.71%) SQL
2 21 (15.00%) C#
3 16 (11.43%) Groovy
4 15 (10.71%) C++
5 12 (8.57%) Python
6 11 (7.86%) PHP
6 11 (7.86%) Shell Script
7 10 (7.14%) XPath
8 9 (6.43%) T-SQL
8 9 (6.43%) VBA
9 8 (5.71%) C
9 8 (5.71%) Ruby
9 8 (5.71%) Scala
10 5 (3.57%) Perl
11 4 (2.86%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.43%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.71%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (7.14%) Degree
2 9 (6.43%) SC Cleared
2 9 (6.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.14%) ISEB
4 2 (1.43%) HND
4 2 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.71%) CCNA
5 1 (0.71%) CCNP
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) HNC
5 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.86%) QA
2 4 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.71%) SDET
Systems Management
1 7 (5.00%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.71%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (0.71%) Ansible
2 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.71%) Puppet
2 1 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (13.57%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.71%) Oracle
3 13 (9.29%) IBM
3 13 (9.29%) Splunk
4 8 (5.71%) Adobe
4 8 (5.71%) AppDynamics
5 7 (5.00%) Google
6 5 (3.57%) Ab Initio
6 5 (3.57%) GigaSpaces
6 5 (3.57%) Sitecore
6 5 (3.57%) Software AG
7 4 (2.86%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.14%) Tableau
9 2 (1.43%) BMC
9 2 (1.43%) CA
9 2 (1.43%) HP
9 2 (1.43%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.71%) Cramer
10 1 (0.71%) MuleSoft
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