The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 12 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 8 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 7.69% 14.58% 4.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.22% 31.82% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £345 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +45.45%
XML
Berkshire

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 Maidenhead region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
36 44 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 34.62% 45.83% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 15
Average daily rate £325 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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 Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Maidenhead region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Maidenhead region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (70.00%) PHP
3 6 (60.00%) Apache
3 6 (60.00%) Open Source
3 6 (60.00%) REST
4 5 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (50.00%) Vagrant
4 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (50.00%) KVM
4 5 (50.00%) DevOps
4 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (50.00%) Bitbucket
4 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (50.00%) Product Management
4 5 (50.00%) Drupal
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) LAMP
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (50.00%) Identity Management
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) Puppet
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) SOAP
7 2 (20.00%) OO

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 6 (60.00%) Apache
2 5 (50.00%) Drupal
3 1 (10.00%) Confluence
3 1 (10.00%) Lync
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (10.00%) Joomla!
3 1 (10.00%) WordPress
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Games
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) REST
2 5 (50.00%) LAMP
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) Yii
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) ExpressJS
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) WPF
5 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
5 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (10.00%) XML-RPC
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) Flash
5 1 (10.00%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) DevOps
2 5 (50.00%) Product Management
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) PHP
2 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) PHP5
4 1 (10.00%) PHP4
4 1 (10.00%) XQuery
4 1 (10.00%) ECMAScript
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Vagrant
1 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle