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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 46 19 36
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +17
Contract jobs citing XML 97 178 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.56% 7.16% 4.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.41% 31.45% 23.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 49 72
Average daily rate £380 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 46 1
Average hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +218.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.40 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +16.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
527 566 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.35% 22.78% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 221 262
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 71 9
Average hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -8 52 £350 -5.40% 4
Slough -19 8 £336 +3.46% 1
Bracknell -11 7 £323 -24.11% 2
Maidenhead -11 3 £125 -61.53% 1
Newbury +1 2 £269 -10.41% 1
Wokingham -2 1 - -
Ascot - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 111 (53.11%) HTML
2 89 (42.58%) CSS
3 80 (38.28%) JavaScript
4 71 (33.97%) SQL
5 69 (33.01%) .NET
6 68 (32.54%) SQL Server
7 59 (28.23%) SOAP
8 58 (27.75%) C#
9 55 (26.32%) jQuery
10 53 (25.36%) Java
11 48 (22.97%) Windows
12 40 (19.14%) Web Services
13 39 (18.66%) Ajax
14 37 (17.70%) Subversion
14 37 (17.70%) UNIX
14 37 (17.70%) SOA
14 37 (17.70%) Microsoft
15 35 (16.75%) Security Cleared
16 34 (16.27%) ASP.NET
16 34 (16.27%) Oracle
17 33 (15.79%) HTML5
18 32 (15.31%) SQL Server 2008
19 30 (14.35%) SQL Server 2005
19 30 (14.35%) JSON
20 29 (13.88%) Visual Studio
21 28 (13.40%) MySQL
21 28 (13.40%) PHP
21 28 (13.40%) WCF
22 26 (12.44%) SC Cleared
22 26 (12.44%) XSLT

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (11.96%) BizTalk Server
2 19 (9.09%) IIS
3 18 (8.61%) SharePoint
4 16 (7.66%) WebSphere
5 12 (5.74%) SharePoint Server
6 10 (4.78%) CMS
7 8 (3.83%) Tomcat
8 7 (3.35%) WebLogic
8 7 (3.35%) Drupal
8 7 (3.35%) Confluence
9 6 (2.87%) Apache
9 6 (2.87%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.44%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.44%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.96%) Node.js
11 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.96%) Liferay
11 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (6.22%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.74%) MS Office
3 7 (3.35%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.48%) MS Project
4 1 (0.48%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.48%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.48%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.48%) Metrica
3 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.48%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.39%) SaaS
3 2 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.96%) Force.com
4 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.78%) Internet
3 9 (4.31%) LDAP
4 7 (3.35%) Kerberos
5 5 (2.39%) HTTP
5 5 (2.39%) Intranet
6 3 (1.44%) DNS
7 2 (0.96%) 3G
7 2 (0.96%) Wireless
7 2 (0.96%) 2G
8 1 (0.48%) SSH
8 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.48%) Network Security
8 1 (0.48%) HSPA
8 1 (0.48%) LTE
8 1 (0.48%) 4G
8 1 (0.48%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.48%) SS7
8 1 (0.48%) TELNET
8 1 (0.48%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (32.54%) SQL Server
2 32 (15.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (14.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 28 (13.40%) MySQL
5 16 (7.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (7.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (5.74%) IDOL
7 10 (4.78%) Oracle Database
8 9 (4.31%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (4.31%) DB2
9 8 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (3.35%) PowerCenter
11 6 (2.87%) DTS
11 6 (2.87%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (2.87%) BusinessObjects XI
12 5 (2.39%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (2.39%) OLAP
12 5 (2.39%) DataStage
13 3 (1.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (17.70%) Subversion
2 29 (13.88%) Visual Studio
3 12 (5.74%) Eclipse
4 9 (4.31%) Ant
4 9 (4.31%) JUnit
4 9 (4.31%) JIRA
5 6 (2.87%) Toad
5 6 (2.87%) Dreamweaver
5 6 (2.87%) SoapUI
5 6 (2.87%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.39%) Firebug
7 4 (1.91%) JMeter
7 4 (1.91%) Behat
7 4 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.91%) PHPUnit
8 3 (1.44%) Selenium
8 3 (1.44%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.44%) LoadUI
8 3 (1.44%) Maven
8 3 (1.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 26 (12.44%) Telecoms
2 18 (8.61%) Finance
3 12 (5.74%) Publishing
4 8 (3.83%) Retail
5 4 (1.91%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.91%) Back Office
5 4 (1.91%) Marketing
6 2 (0.96%) Law
6 2 (0.96%) Billing
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Front Office
7 1 (0.48%) Military
7 1 (0.48%) Danish Language
7 1 (0.48%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.48%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.48%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.48%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.48%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.48%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 112 (53.59%) Developer
2 22 (10.53%) Architect
3 19 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 17 (8.13%) Consultant
5 16 (7.66%) Web Developer
6 13 (6.22%) BizTalk Developer
7 12 (5.74%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 12 (5.74%) Mobile Developer
8 11 (5.26%) Mobile Web Developer
8 11 (5.26%) Applications Developer
8 11 (5.26%) Technical Leader
9 10 (4.78%) Web Applications Developer
9 10 (4.78%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.78%) UI Developer
10 9 (4.31%) Front-End Developer
10 9 (4.31%) UI Programmer
10 9 (4.31%) Java Developer
11 8 (3.83%) Security Architect
12 7 (3.35%) Senior Support Engineer
12 7 (3.35%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (53.11%) HTML
2 89 (42.58%) CSS
3 69 (33.01%) .NET
4 59 (28.23%) SOAP
5 55 (26.32%) jQuery
6 40 (19.14%) Web Services
7 39 (18.66%) Ajax
8 34 (16.27%) ASP.NET
9 33 (15.79%) HTML5
10 30 (14.35%) JSON
11 28 (13.40%) WCF
12 26 (12.44%) XSLT
13 25 (11.96%) CSS3
14 21 (10.05%) REST
15 20 (9.57%) Spring
16 17 (8.13%) J2EE
16 17 (8.13%) XSD
17 16 (7.66%) WSDL
18 13 (6.22%) .NET Framework
18 13 (6.22%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 13 (6.22%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.35%) Smartphone
5 6 (2.87%) RIA
5 6 (2.87%) W3C
5 6 (2.87%) iSeries
6 5 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.44%) iPad
7 3 (1.44%) Handset
7 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.96%) AS400
8 2 (0.96%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.96%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.48%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.48%) Statistics
9 1 (0.48%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.48%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 48 (22.97%) Windows
2 37 (17.70%) UNIX
3 24 (11.48%) Linux
4 16 (7.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (6.22%) Apple iOS
6 12 (5.74%) Android
7 11 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.87%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.91%) Windows Phone
10 3 (1.44%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.96%) Solaris
11 2 (0.96%) BlackBerry OS
12 1 (0.48%) AIX
12 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.70%) SOA
2 26 (12.44%) OO
3 25 (11.96%) MVC
4 19 (9.09%) Workflow
5 18 (8.61%) Web Development
6 17 (8.13%) Validation
7 16 (7.66%) OOP
8 15 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (6.70%) E-Commerce
9 14 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (6.22%) Unit Testing
10 13 (6.22%) Scrum
11 12 (5.74%) CRM
11 12 (5.74%) ETL
11 12 (5.74%) Content Management
12 11 (5.26%) Data Modelling
13 9 (4.31%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (4.31%) Web Application Development
14 8 (3.83%) Android Development
14 8 (3.83%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (38.28%) JavaScript
2 71 (33.97%) SQL
3 58 (27.75%) C#
4 53 (25.36%) Java
5 28 (13.40%) PHP
6 17 (8.13%) T-SQL
7 13 (6.22%) C++
8 12 (5.74%) C
8 12 (5.74%) Perl
9 8 (3.83%) VB
10 7 (3.35%) VB.NET
10 7 (3.35%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.35%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.87%) Lua
12 5 (2.39%) XPath
13 4 (1.91%) RPG IV
13 4 (1.91%) RPG
14 3 (1.44%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.44%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.96%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 35 (16.75%) Security Cleared
2 26 (12.44%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.74%) Degree
4 11 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.39%) MCTS
5 5 (2.39%) MCSE
6 4 (1.91%) MCSD
6 4 (1.91%) ISEB
6 4 (1.91%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.44%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.48%) CCIE
9 1 (0.48%) CCNP
9 1 (0.48%) CCNA
9 1 (0.48%) MCITP
9 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.22%) QA
2 7 (3.35%) SLA
3 6 (2.87%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) NFS
1 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.48%) ISA Server
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.48%) Squid
1 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
1 1 (0.48%) vSphere
1 1 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (0.48%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (1.91%) SCOM
1 4 (1.91%) Vagrant
1 4 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.96%) nmon
2 2 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.96%) Puppet
3 1 (0.48%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.48%) MOM
3 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.48%) WMI
3 1 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (17.70%) Microsoft
2 34 (16.27%) Oracle
3 14 (6.70%) Zend
4 11 (5.26%) Sencha
5 9 (4.31%) IBM
6 8 (3.83%) Informatica
6 8 (3.83%) Google
7 7 (3.35%) Business Objects
8 6 (2.87%) Meridio
8 6 (2.87%) hybris
9 4 (1.91%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.91%) Symbian
9 4 (1.91%) JBoss
9 4 (1.91%) CA
9 4 (1.91%) Adobe
10 3 (1.44%) HP
10 3 (1.44%) SAP
10 3 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.96%) Talend
11 2 (0.96%) Siebel
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago