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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 41 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 90 104 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.66% 4.10% 4.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.57% 17.81% 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 48 51
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£388 £338 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £246 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £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 £36.25 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +18.64%
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
543 584 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.06% 23.04% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 295 225
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 £460 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 +1 36 £388 +17.42% 11
Slough -11 9 £296 +18.30% 5
Maidenhead -1 7 £325 -20.73% 1
Newbury +7 5 £388 +37.16% 1
Bracknell 0 2 £300 -29.41% 2
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 29 August 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
5 51 (28.81%) Microsoft
6 49 (27.68%) CSS
7 48 (27.12%) ASP.NET
8 46 (25.99%) Java
9 42 (23.73%) Windows
10 40 (22.60%) jQuery
11 39 (22.03%) Security Cleared
12 37 (20.90%) MVC
13 36 (20.34%) Ajax
14 34 (19.21%) SOAP
15 31 (17.51%) SC Cleared
16 30 (16.95%) SQL Server 2005
16 30 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
17 28 (15.82%) Visual Studio
18 27 (15.25%) Web Development
19 26 (14.69%) MS Office
19 26 (14.69%) J2EE
20 25 (14.12%) CRM
20 25 (14.12%) SharePoint
20 25 (14.12%) E-Commerce
21 24 (13.56%) Scrum
21 24 (13.56%) Workflow
21 24 (13.56%) Spring

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (14.12%) SharePoint
2 17 (9.60%) CMS
3 14 (7.91%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (7.91%) SharePoint Server
4 12 (6.78%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.52%) IIS
5 8 (4.52%) Apache
5 8 (4.52%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.52%) Confluence
6 7 (3.95%) Liferay
7 6 (3.39%) Drupal
8 4 (2.26%) IBM Notes
8 4 (2.26%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.69%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.13%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.56%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.56%) WordPress
11 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
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%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.69%) WebTrends
2 3 (1.69%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.13%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.13%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.13%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
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%) HTTP
2 10 (5.65%) LDAP
3 5 (2.82%) 4G
3 5 (2.82%) DNS
4 4 (2.26%) GPRS
4 4 (2.26%) GSM
4 4 (2.26%) SSL
4 4 (2.26%) IPv6
4 4 (2.26%) DAB
5 3 (1.69%) UMTS
6 2 (1.13%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.13%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.56%) LTE
7 1 (0.56%) RTSP
7 1 (0.56%) Network Security
7 1 (0.56%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.56%) SGSN
7 1 (0.56%) 2G
7 1 (0.56%) 3G
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%) IDOL
6 13 (7.34%) MySQL
7 10 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (5.65%) Oracle Database
8 9 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (5.08%) DTS
8 9 (5.08%) OLAP
9 7 (3.95%) Relational Database
9 7 (3.95%) PowerCenter
10 6 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (3.39%) BusinessObjects XI
11 5 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (2.26%) DB2
12 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 28 (15.82%) Visual Studio
2 17 (9.60%) Subversion
3 16 (9.04%) JIRA
3 16 (9.04%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.65%) JUnit
4 10 (5.65%) Eclipse
5 8 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.95%) Dreamweaver
7 6 (3.39%) Git (software)
8 5 (2.82%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.82%) Selenium
8 5 (2.82%) Firebug
8 5 (2.82%) Ant
9 4 (2.26%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.69%) Gradle
10 3 (1.69%) Hudson
10 3 (1.69%) Maven
10 3 (1.69%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.13%) Xcode
11 2 (1.13%) JMeter
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%) 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%) Electronics
5 3 (1.69%) Retail
5 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 102 (57.63%) Developer
2 18 (10.17%) Web Developer
3 16 (9.04%) Consultant
4 13 (7.34%) SharePoint Developer
4 13 (7.34%) Java Developer
5 12 (6.78%) Architect
6 10 (5.65%) CRM Consultant
6 10 (5.65%) Microsoft Consultant
6 10 (5.65%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 10 (5.65%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 8 (4.52%) .NET Developer
7 8 (4.52%) Technical Leader
8 7 (3.95%) UI Developer
8 7 (3.95%) BizTalk Developer
8 7 (3.95%) Lead Developer
9 6 (3.39%) SQL DBA
9 6 (3.39%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.39%) DBA
9 6 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.39%) UI Programmer
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 18 (10.17%) REST
13 18 (10.17%) WCF
13 18 (10.17%) JSON
13 18 (10.17%) XSLT
14 12 (6.78%) JSP
15 11 (6.21%) RESTful
15 11 (6.21%) DOM
16 9 (5.08%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.91%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.08%) Open Source
3 8 (4.52%) W3C
4 5 (2.82%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (2.82%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.82%) Clustering
5 4 (2.26%) Replication
5 4 (2.26%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.26%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.69%) iSeries
6 3 (1.69%) iPhone
6 3 (1.69%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.69%) Wiki
6 3 (1.69%) DTV
7 2 (1.13%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.13%) AS400
7 2 (1.13%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.13%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 42 (23.73%) Windows
2 19 (10.73%) UNIX
3 15 (8.47%) Linux
3 15 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (6.78%) Apple iOS
5 10 (5.65%) Android
6 4 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.69%) Solaris
8 2 (1.13%) AIX
8 2 (1.13%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.56%) SUSE
9 1 (0.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.90%) MVC
2 30 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (15.25%) Web Development
4 25 (14.12%) CRM
4 25 (14.12%) E-Commerce
5 24 (13.56%) Scrum
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
10 13 (7.34%) Unit Testing
10 13 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (6.78%) B2C
11 12 (6.78%) Project Management
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%) Content Management
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 9 (5.08%) C
7 9 (5.08%) PHP
8 8 (4.52%) Apex Code
9 7 (3.95%) XPath
9 7 (3.95%) VB
10 5 (2.82%) VBScript
10 5 (2.82%) Perl
11 4 (2.26%) Groovy
11 4 (2.26%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.26%) Scala
12 3 (1.69%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.13%) ABAP
13 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%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.69%) ISEB
10 2 (1.13%) MCSE
11 1 (0.56%) MCITP
11 1 (0.56%) CCNP
11 1 (0.56%) MCSD
11 1 (0.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.21%) QA
1 11 (6.21%) SLA
2 6 (3.39%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (2.26%) KVM
2 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.39%) SCOM
2 5 (2.82%) Vagrant
2 5 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.82%) SCCM
3 4 (2.26%) Puppet
4 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 51 (28.81%) 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%) IBM
6 7 (3.95%) Business Objects
7 6 (3.39%) hybris
8 5 (2.82%) Sencha
8 5 (2.82%) Siebel
9 4 (2.26%) Cisco
9 4 (2.26%) HP
9 4 (2.26%) Adobe
9 4 (2.26%) Open Text
9 4 (2.26%) TIBCO
9 4 (2.26%) Lotus
9 4 (2.26%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.69%) Omniture
10 3 (1.69%) Metastorm
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