The first table below looks at the demand for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury 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 Newbury 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 21 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.32% 0.70% 2.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 8.33% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £269 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
17 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 11.26% 8.45% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 9
Average daily rate £313 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £513 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
Berkshire

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 14 (77.78%) HTML
2 12 (66.67%) SOAP
3 11 (61.11%) Java
4 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
5 8 (44.44%) SOA
6 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
6 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
6 7 (38.89%) Perl
6 7 (38.89%) SQL
6 7 (38.89%) Oracle
6 7 (38.89%) Workflow
6 7 (38.89%) Mobile App
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) CSS
7 6 (33.33%) Web Services
7 6 (33.33%) UNIX
7 6 (33.33%) Windows
8 5 (27.78%) REST
8 5 (27.78%) HTML5
9 4 (22.22%) Android
9 4 (22.22%) QA
9 4 (22.22%) RIA
9 4 (22.22%) jQuery
9 4 (22.22%) JSON
9 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Phone
9 4 (22.22%) Linux
9 4 (22.22%) Symbian
9 4 (22.22%) MySQL
9 4 (22.22%) .NET

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) Node.js
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JMeter
1 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 3 (16.67%) LoadUI
2 2 (11.11%) QADirector
2 2 (11.11%) Toad
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Perl Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Tester
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (16.67%) UI Developer
3 3 (16.67%) UI Programmer
3 3 (16.67%) Mobile Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Perl Developer
4 2 (11.11%) QA Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) HTML
2 12 (66.67%) SOAP
3 6 (33.33%) Web Services
3 6 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (27.78%) HTML5
4 5 (27.78%) REST
5 4 (22.22%) jQuery
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) Ajax
5 4 (22.22%) JSON
6 3 (16.67%) WSDL
6 3 (16.67%) CGI
6 3 (16.67%) Ext JS
6 3 (16.67%) CSS3
7 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
8 1 (5.56%) Spring
8 1 (5.56%) JSF
8 1 (5.56%) JTA
8 1 (5.56%) WCF
8 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Mobile App
2 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 4 (22.22%) RIA
3 3 (16.67%) Handset
4 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) UNIX
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Android
2 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Phone
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (11.11%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) SOA
2 7 (38.89%) Workflow
3 4 (22.22%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Service Management
4 3 (16.67%) Process Management
4 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) OWASP
4 3 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Management
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) Perl
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Symbian
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) JBoss
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Nokia
4 2 (11.11%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) TIBCO