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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 46 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 86 118 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.50% 4.57% 5.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.32% 19.31% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 56 59
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +41.81%
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
527 611 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.48% 23.68% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 336 228
Average daily rate £365 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +5 41 £426 +12.17% 7
Slough -10 8 £311 -11.21% 4
Maidenhead -4 7 £350 +1.44% 3
Newbury +2 3 £400 +37.93% 3
Windsor - 2 £450 - 3
Bracknell -3 1 £300 -20.00% 1
Wokingham - 1 £370 - 2
Ascot - - - -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 80 (48.48%) .NET
2 64 (38.79%) HTML
3 59 (35.76%) JavaScript
4 57 (34.55%) SQL Server
5 53 (32.12%) C#
6 51 (30.91%) Web Services
7 50 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (29.70%) SQL
9 48 (29.09%) Microsoft
10 47 (28.48%) ASP.NET
11 44 (26.67%) Java
12 39 (23.64%) Windows
12 39 (23.64%) MVC
13 37 (22.42%) SOAP
13 37 (22.42%) CSS
13 37 (22.42%) Security Cleared
14 31 (18.79%) jQuery
15 30 (18.18%) SC Cleared
16 28 (16.97%) SQL Server 2005
17 27 (16.36%) J2EE
18 26 (15.76%) Visual Studio
19 25 (15.15%) MS Office
19 25 (15.15%) CRM
19 25 (15.15%) E-Commerce
19 25 (15.15%) Ajax
20 24 (14.55%) SharePoint
20 24 (14.55%) Workflow
20 24 (14.55%) Scrum
21 23 (13.94%) Spring
21 23 (13.94%) Web Development

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (14.55%) SharePoint
2 16 (9.70%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (7.88%) WebSphere
3 13 (7.88%) CMS
4 12 (7.27%) SharePoint Server
5 10 (6.06%) Apache
6 9 (5.45%) Liferay
6 9 (5.45%) Tomcat
7 8 (4.85%) Drupal
8 7 (4.24%) Confluence
8 7 (4.24%) IIS
9 4 (2.42%) IBM Notes
9 4 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.42%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.82%) Alfresco
10 3 (1.82%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (1.82%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.61%) WordPress
12 1 (0.61%) Joomla!
Applications
1 25 (15.15%) MS Office
2 19 (11.52%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.82%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.82%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.82%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.82%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.21%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.21%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.21%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.21%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.85%) Force.com
3 3 (1.82%) SaaS
3 3 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.88%) Internet
2 10 (6.06%) HTTP
2 10 (6.06%) LDAP
3 5 (3.03%) 4G
3 5 (3.03%) DNS
4 4 (2.42%) DAB
4 4 (2.42%) GPRS
4 4 (2.42%) GSM
4 4 (2.42%) SSL
4 4 (2.42%) IPv6
5 3 (1.82%) UMTS
6 2 (1.21%) MPLS
6 2 (1.21%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.21%) SDH
6 2 (1.21%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.61%) SGSN
7 1 (0.61%) Network Security
7 1 (0.61%) RTSP
7 1 (0.61%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.61%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (34.55%) SQL Server
2 28 (16.97%) SQL Server 2005
3 23 (13.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (9.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (7.88%) MySQL
6 12 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (6.67%) IDOL
8 9 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (4.85%) OLAP
9 8 (4.85%) DTS
10 5 (3.03%) MongoDB
10 5 (3.03%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.42%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (2.42%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (1.21%) SAP BW
13 2 (1.21%) DB2
13 2 (1.21%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.61%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 26 (15.76%) Visual Studio
2 18 (10.91%) Jenkins
3 16 (9.70%) JIRA
4 15 (9.09%) Subversion
5 9 (5.45%) JUnit
6 8 (4.85%) Eclipse
7 6 (3.64%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.03%) Selenium
8 5 (3.03%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.42%) Ant
9 4 (2.42%) IntelliJ
9 4 (2.42%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (2.42%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.42%) Gradle
10 2 (1.21%) JMeter
10 2 (1.21%) Toad
10 2 (1.21%) Hudson
10 2 (1.21%) Maven
10 2 (1.21%) jMock
General
1 14 (8.48%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.27%) Marketing
3 10 (6.06%) Finance
4 3 (1.82%) Danish Language
4 3 (1.82%) Dutch Language
4 3 (1.82%) German Language
4 3 (1.82%) Italian Language
4 3 (1.82%) Japanese Language
4 3 (1.82%) Korean Language
4 3 (1.82%) Portuguese Language
4 3 (1.82%) Spanish Language
4 3 (1.82%) Swedish Language
4 3 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.82%) Electronics
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Games
5 1 (0.61%) Advertising
5 1 (0.61%) Automotive
5 1 (0.61%) Military
5 1 (0.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 95 (57.58%) Developer
2 17 (10.30%) Architect
2 17 (10.30%) Consultant
3 15 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 15 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 12 (7.27%) SharePoint Developer
5 10 (6.06%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 10 (6.06%) CRM Consultant
5 10 (6.06%) Microsoft Consultant
5 10 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 9 (5.45%) .NET Developer
7 8 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (4.85%) Technical Leader
8 7 (4.24%) BizTalk Developer
8 7 (4.24%) Lead Developer
9 6 (3.64%) DBA
9 6 (3.64%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.64%) SQL DBA
9 6 (3.64%) Hybris Developer
10 5 (3.03%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (48.48%) .NET
2 64 (38.79%) HTML
3 51 (30.91%) Web Services
4 47 (28.48%) ASP.NET
5 37 (22.42%) SOAP
5 37 (22.42%) CSS
6 31 (18.79%) jQuery
7 27 (16.36%) J2EE
8 25 (15.15%) Ajax
9 23 (13.94%) Spring
10 19 (11.52%) WCF
10 19 (11.52%) .NET Framework
11 17 (10.30%) REST
12 16 (9.70%) XSLT
13 14 (8.48%) HTML5
14 12 (7.27%) JSP
14 12 (7.27%) JSON
15 11 (6.67%) RESTful
16 10 (6.06%) XSD
16 10 (6.06%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.67%) Open Source
2 10 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.03%) Mobile Computing
3 5 (3.03%) Clustering
4 4 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.42%) W3C
4 4 (2.42%) Replication
4 4 (2.42%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.82%) Wiki
5 3 (1.82%) iPhone
5 3 (1.82%) User Experience
5 3 (1.82%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.82%) DTV
6 2 (1.21%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.21%) AS400
6 2 (1.21%) iPad
6 2 (1.21%) iSeries
6 2 (1.21%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 39 (23.64%) Windows
2 20 (12.12%) UNIX
3 16 (9.70%) Linux
4 14 (8.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (4.85%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.24%) Android
7 4 (2.42%) Solaris
7 4 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.82%) AIX
9 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.61%) SUSE
10 1 (0.61%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (23.64%) MVC
3 25 (15.15%) CRM
3 25 (15.15%) E-Commerce
4 24 (14.55%) Workflow
4 24 (14.55%) Scrum
5 23 (13.94%) Web Development
6 20 (12.12%) SOA
7 16 (9.70%) Validation
7 16 (9.70%) Migration
8 13 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (7.88%) B2C
8 13 (7.88%) OO
9 11 (6.67%) Analytics
9 11 (6.67%) Project Management
10 10 (6.06%) TDD
10 10 (6.06%) Document Management
11 9 (5.45%) Unit Testing
12 8 (4.85%) E-business
12 8 (4.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 59 (35.76%) JavaScript
2 53 (32.12%) C#
3 49 (29.70%) SQL
4 44 (26.67%) Java
5 16 (9.70%) T-SQL
6 11 (6.67%) C++
7 9 (5.45%) C
7 9 (5.45%) PHP
8 8 (4.85%) Apex Code
9 6 (3.64%) VB
9 6 (3.64%) Scala
10 5 (3.03%) Groovy
10 5 (3.03%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.03%) VBScript
10 5 (3.03%) Perl
10 5 (3.03%) SOQL
10 5 (3.03%) SOSL
11 4 (2.42%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.42%) XPath
12 3 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (22.42%) Security Cleared
2 30 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.45%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.24%) Degree
6 6 (3.64%) MCTS
7 5 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.82%) ISEB
9 2 (1.21%) MCSE
10 1 (0.61%) MCITP
10 1 (0.61%) CCNP
10 1 (0.61%) MCSD
10 1 (0.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.06%) SLA
2 6 (3.64%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (3.03%) KVM
2 3 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.64%) SCOM
2 5 (3.03%) SCCM
2 5 (3.03%) Vagrant
2 5 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.42%) Puppet
4 2 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.61%) WMI
Vendors
1 48 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.30%) Oracle
3 11 (6.67%) Meridio
3 11 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (6.06%) SAP
5 6 (3.64%) HP
5 6 (3.64%) IBM
5 6 (3.64%) hybris
6 4 (2.42%) Lotus
6 4 (2.42%) TIBCO
6 4 (2.42%) Open Text
6 4 (2.42%) Siebel
6 4 (2.42%) Cisco
6 4 (2.42%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.82%) GigaSpaces
7 3 (1.82%) Omniture
7 3 (1.82%) Adobe
7 3 (1.82%) Metastorm
7 3 (1.82%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.21%) MetaSolv
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