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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 65 58 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 59 74 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.33% 2.75% 3.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.43% 13.29% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 58
Average daily rate £400 £371 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £468 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.30 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+10.31% +18.51%
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
516 557 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.39% 20.73% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 309 315
Average daily rate £375 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.00 £38.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £38.30 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 23 £400 +4.91% 10
Bracknell +5 17 £405 +1.25% 1
Slough +10 10 £213 -15.00% 3
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 38 (41.30%) JavaScript
2 36 (39.13%) CSS
3 35 (38.04%) HTML
4 33 (35.87%) SQL
5 32 (34.78%) Java
6 28 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (27.17%) SOAP
7 25 (27.17%) Web Services
8 23 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 21 (22.83%) JSON
9 21 (22.83%) HTML5
10 18 (19.57%) jQuery
10 18 (19.57%) .NET
10 18 (19.57%) C#
11 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
12 16 (17.39%) Ajax
13 15 (16.30%) Oracle
13 15 (16.30%) REST
14 14 (15.22%) Linux
14 14 (15.22%) .NET Framework
15 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET
16 11 (11.96%) Security Cleared
17 10 (10.87%) SC Cleared
17 10 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (10.87%) IBM
17 10 (10.87%) XSD
17 10 (10.87%) Apache
17 10 (10.87%) E-Commerce
17 10 (10.87%) QA
17 10 (10.87%) Spring

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (10.87%) Apache
2 8 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.52%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (5.43%) Commerce Server
4 5 (5.43%) IIS
4 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (4.35%) Node.js
5 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (3.26%) JBoss
7 2 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (2.17%) Alfresco
7 2 (2.17%) CMS
7 2 (2.17%) Confluence
8 1 (1.09%) Jetty
8 1 (1.09%) SAS
8 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Fredhopper
2 2 (2.17%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.26%) PaaS
2 2 (2.17%) Office 365
2 2 (2.17%) SaaS
3 1 (1.09%) Boomi
3 1 (1.09%) IaaS
3 1 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) 2G
1 6 (6.52%) 3G
1 6 (6.52%) DHCP
1 6 (6.52%) DNS
1 6 (6.52%) IPsec
1 6 (6.52%) Radio Access Network
1 6 (6.52%) VPN
2 5 (5.43%) 4G
2 5 (5.43%) ATM
2 5 (5.43%) Ethernet
2 5 (5.43%) HSRP
2 5 (5.43%) HTTP
2 5 (5.43%) OSPF
2 5 (5.43%) RTCP
2 5 (5.43%) RTP
2 5 (5.43%) SCTP
2 5 (5.43%) SDH
2 5 (5.43%) VLAN
2 5 (5.43%) VRRP
2 5 (5.43%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.52%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.52%) MySQL
3 6 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.35%) DB2
5 4 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.26%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.17%) Big Data
7 2 (2.17%) Datazen
7 2 (2.17%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.70%) Subversion
3 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.52%) Cucumber
4 6 (6.52%) Maven
4 6 (6.52%) SoapUI
4 6 (6.52%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.35%) Selenium
6 3 (3.26%) JIRA
6 3 (3.26%) JUnit
7 2 (2.17%) Ant
7 2 (2.17%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (2.17%) Build Forge
7 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.17%) JMeter
7 2 (2.17%) NuGet
7 2 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.09%) JBehave
8 1 (1.09%) Toad
General
1 6 (6.52%) Retail
2 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.35%) Finance
4 2 (2.17%) French Language
4 2 (2.17%) German Language
4 2 (2.17%) Italian Language
4 2 (2.17%) Marketing
4 2 (2.17%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.09%) Hindi Language
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (42.39%) Developer
2 12 (13.04%) Architect
3 11 (11.96%) Analyst
4 7 (7.61%) Consultant
5 6 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (6.52%) Technical Leader
6 5 (5.43%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (4.35%) HTML Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Junior
7 4 (4.35%) Junior Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Lead Developer
7 4 (4.35%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.35%) Transmission Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Configuration Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.26%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (39.13%) CSS
2 35 (38.04%) HTML
3 25 (27.17%) SOAP
3 25 (27.17%) Web Services
4 21 (22.83%) HTML5
4 21 (22.83%) JSON
5 18 (19.57%) .NET
5 18 (19.57%) jQuery
6 16 (17.39%) Ajax
7 15 (16.30%) REST
8 14 (15.22%) .NET Framework
9 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET
10 10 (10.87%) Spring
10 10 (10.87%) XSD
11 9 (9.78%) XSLT
12 8 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (7.61%) CSS3
13 7 (7.61%) EJB
13 7 (7.61%) J2EE
14 6 (6.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.09%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.09%) DataPower
5 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.22%) Linux
2 8 (8.70%) Windows
3 7 (7.61%) Unix
4 6 (6.52%) AIX
5 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.09%) Android
6 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (10.87%) E-Commerce
3 9 (9.78%) SDLC
4 8 (8.70%) ETL
4 8 (8.70%) Web Development
4 8 (8.70%) Workflow
5 7 (7.61%) ITIL
5 7 (7.61%) Mentoring
5 7 (7.61%) MVC
5 7 (7.61%) OO
6 6 (6.52%) Scrum
7 5 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.43%) Information Management
7 5 (5.43%) SOA
7 5 (5.43%) UML
7 5 (5.43%) Unit Testing
7 5 (5.43%) Use Case
8 4 (4.35%) Integration Testing
8 4 (4.35%) Multithreading
8 4 (4.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 38 (41.30%) JavaScript
2 33 (35.87%) SQL
3 32 (34.78%) Java
4 18 (19.57%) C#
5 7 (7.61%) PHP
5 7 (7.61%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.52%) Ruby
6 6 (6.52%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.52%) VB
7 4 (4.35%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.26%) C
8 3 (3.26%) C++
8 3 (3.26%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.26%) Python
8 3 (3.26%) VBScript
9 1 (1.09%) Groovy
9 1 (1.09%) R
9 1 (1.09%) Scala
9 1 (1.09%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (11.96%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.09%) MCSD
4 1 (1.09%) MCSE
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.26%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.09%) MOM
3 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.30%) Oracle
3 10 (10.87%) IBM
4 7 (7.61%) Ab Initio
5 4 (4.35%) AppDynamics
5 4 (4.35%) HP
6 3 (3.26%) Adobe
6 3 (3.26%) ATG
6 3 (3.26%) hybris
6 3 (3.26%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.26%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.17%) Nokia
7 2 (2.17%) Remedy
7 2 (2.17%) Talend
8 1 (1.09%) Demandware
8 1 (1.09%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (1.09%) SAP
8 1 (1.09%) Sencha
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Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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