The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 20 10 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing XML 6 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 3.19% 10.06% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.00% 31.37% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
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£275 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.33% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.02%
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 Newbury region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
25 51 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 13.30% 32.08% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 3
Average daily rate £275 £370 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.67% +48.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
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 30 January 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
4 3 (37.50%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) E-Learning
4 3 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (37.50%) CMS
4 3 (37.50%) Drupal
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (25.00%) SaaS
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) CMS
2 3 (37.50%) Drupal
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Confluence
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XSLT
5 1 (12.50%) JMS
5 1 (12.50%) Spring
5 1 (12.50%) JNDI
5 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Wicket
5 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) E-Learning
2 1 (12.50%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Scrum
1 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Document Management
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Pega
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