Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

XML
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 59 92
Rank change year-on-year +3 +33 -28
Contract jobs citing XML 127 141 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.09% 3.28% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.80% 15.79% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 74 67
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £113 £283 £250
90th Percentile £508 £500 £480
South East median daily rate £420 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.29% - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £45.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year -12.09% +23.81% +5.00%

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 920 893 988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.40% 20.77% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 530 625
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £275 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 30
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -31.97% +93.42%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £44.88 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Berkshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Berkshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Berkshire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Berkshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 43 £400 +14.29% 4
Bracknell +1 33 £175 -65.00% 3
Maidenhead -8 8 £365 -8.75%
Newbury -7 7 £400 +33.33%
Slough -8 5 £463 +15.63% 3
Wokingham +2 4 £625 +66.67%
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 62 (48.82%) SQL
2 56 (44.09%) SQL Server
3 53 (41.73%) JavaScript
4 51 (40.16%) HTML
5 46 (36.22%) CSS
6 35 (27.56%) Web Services
7 33 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (23.62%) AngularJS
9 29 (22.83%) Linux
10 28 (22.05%) Java
11 27 (21.26%) Windows
11 27 (21.26%) Ajax
11 27 (21.26%) JSON
12 26 (20.47%) Oracle
13 24 (18.90%) C#
13 24 (18.90%) MySQL
13 24 (18.90%) REST
14 23 (18.11%) jQuery
15 22 (17.32%) Apache
16 21 (16.54%) Microsoft
16 21 (16.54%) Web Development
17 20 (15.75%) Microsoft Excel
17 20 (15.75%) User Acceptance Testing
18 19 (14.96%) Git (software)
18 19 (14.96%) Relational Database
18 19 (14.96%) SOAP
18 19 (14.96%) Data Management
18 19 (14.96%) Scrum
19 18 (14.17%) Unix
19 18 (14.17%) .NET

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (17.32%) Apache
2 12 (9.45%) IIS
3 11 (8.66%) Tomcat
4 10 (7.87%) nginx
5 9 (7.09%) CMS
6 6 (4.72%) WordPress
7 5 (3.94%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (3.94%) WebLogic
8 4 (3.15%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (3.15%) Apache Spark
8 4 (3.15%) Luigi
8 4 (3.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (2.36%) JBoss
10 2 (1.57%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (1.57%) SAP EP
10 2 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.79%) SAP Portal
11 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (15.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.15%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.15%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.15%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.15%) Pipeline Pilot
3 2 (1.57%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 7 (5.51%) KANA IQ
1 7 (5.51%) SAP CRM
2 6 (4.72%) FastStats
3 2 (1.57%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.94%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (3.94%) SaaS
3 3 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.57%) GitHub
5 1 (0.79%) IaaS
5 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.72%) HTTP
2 3 (2.36%) Firewall
2 3 (2.36%) SIGTRAN
2 3 (2.36%) SS7
2 3 (2.36%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.36%) VPN
3 2 (1.57%) INAP
3 2 (1.57%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.79%) 2G
4 1 (0.79%) 3G
4 1 (0.79%) FTP
4 1 (0.79%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (0.79%) LDAP
4 1 (0.79%) Nokia DX200
4 1 (0.79%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.79%) RNC
4 1 (0.79%) Skype
4 1 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (44.09%) SQL Server
2 24 (18.90%) MySQL
3 19 (14.96%) Relational Database
4 11 (8.66%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (5.51%) RDBMS
5 7 (5.51%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (5.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.72%) Datazen
6 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (4.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.15%) Big Data
7 4 (3.15%) Data Mining
7 4 (3.15%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.15%) KNIME
8 2 (1.57%) DB2
9 1 (0.79%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (14.96%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.24%) Jenkins
3 11 (8.66%) Eclipse
3 11 (8.66%) Maven
4 10 (7.87%) Subversion
4 10 (7.87%) Visual Studio
5 9 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (4.72%) SoapUI
6 6 (4.72%) Vagrant
7 5 (3.94%) Selenium
7 5 (3.94%) XMLSpy
8 4 (3.15%) Axure RP
8 4 (3.15%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (3.15%) Grunt
8 4 (3.15%) gulp
9 3 (2.36%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.36%) WebStorm
10 2 (1.57%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.57%) eggPlant
10 2 (1.57%) Gradle
General
1 15 (11.81%) Finance
2 11 (8.66%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.94%) Marketing
3 5 (3.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.36%) Banking
4 3 (2.36%) Legal
5 2 (1.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (55.12%) Developer
2 13 (10.24%) Web Developer
3 12 (9.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (7.87%) Analyst
5 9 (7.09%) Java Developer
5 9 (7.09%) SQL Developer
6 8 (6.30%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.51%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (4.72%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (4.72%) Data Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) DevOps Developer
8 6 (4.72%) WordPress Developer
9 5 (3.94%) Architect
9 5 (3.94%) Automation Developer
9 5 (3.94%) Consultant
9 5 (3.94%) Data Migration Specialist
9 5 (3.94%) Designer
9 5 (3.94%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (3.94%) Migration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (40.16%) HTML
2 46 (36.22%) CSS
3 35 (27.56%) Web Services
4 30 (23.62%) AngularJS
5 27 (21.26%) Ajax
5 27 (21.26%) JSON
6 24 (18.90%) REST
7 23 (18.11%) jQuery
8 19 (14.96%) SOAP
9 18 (14.17%) .NET
10 16 (12.60%) RESTful
11 15 (11.81%) HTML5
11 15 (11.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (11.02%) CSS3
13 13 (10.24%) Node.js
14 12 (9.45%) React
15 11 (8.66%) WSDL
15 11 (8.66%) XSD
16 9 (7.09%) WCF
17 8 (6.30%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.51%) User Experience
3 5 (3.94%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.94%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.15%) Animation
4 4 (3.15%) Life Science
4 4 (3.15%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.36%) Clustering
5 3 (2.36%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.36%) iPad
5 3 (2.36%) iPhone
6 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.57%) Derivative
6 2 (1.57%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.79%) PKI
7 1 (0.79%) Robotics
7 1 (0.79%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.83%) Linux
2 27 (21.26%) Windows
3 18 (14.17%) Unix
4 10 (7.87%) Debian
5 9 (7.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (6.30%) Ubuntu
7 7 (5.51%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.36%) Android
8 3 (2.36%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.36%) Solaris
9 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.57%) SUSE
9 2 (1.57%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.54%) Web Development
3 20 (15.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (14.96%) Data Management
4 19 (14.96%) Scrum
5 17 (13.39%) Front End Development
6 16 (12.60%) TDD
7 14 (11.02%) OO
8 13 (10.24%) MVC
9 12 (9.45%) Change Management
9 12 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (7.87%) BDD
10 10 (7.87%) ETL
11 9 (7.09%) Knowledge Management
11 9 (7.09%) OOP
11 9 (7.09%) Project Management
11 9 (7.09%) SDLC
11 9 (7.09%) Workflow
12 8 (6.30%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (6.30%) Stochastic Modelling
Programming Languages
1 62 (48.82%) SQL
2 53 (41.73%) JavaScript
3 28 (22.05%) Java
4 24 (18.90%) C#
5 14 (11.02%) Perl
5 14 (11.02%) PHP
6 12 (9.45%) C++
7 10 (7.87%) Shell Script
8 8 (6.30%) VBScript
9 7 (5.51%) T-SQL
10 6 (4.72%) C
10 6 (4.72%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.72%) Python
10 6 (4.72%) Ruby
10 6 (4.72%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.94%) XPath
12 3 (2.36%) Groovy
12 3 (2.36%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.79%) Java 9
13 1 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (7.09%) Degree
1 9 (7.09%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.30%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.15%) MCITP
3 4 (3.15%) MCTS
3 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) Data Quality
1 6 (4.72%) QA
System Software
1 15 (11.81%) Docker
2 5 (3.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) SCOM
2 2 (1.57%) Ansible
2 2 (1.57%) HP Fortify
2 2 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.79%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (0.79%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.79%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 26 (20.47%) Oracle
2 21 (16.54%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.24%) SAP
4 12 (9.45%) HP
5 7 (5.51%) KANA
5 7 (5.51%) Siebel
5 7 (5.51%) Sybase
6 6 (4.72%) Callidus
7 5 (3.94%) Tableau
8 4 (3.15%) Netezza
8 4 (3.15%) RapidMiner
9 3 (2.36%) Apple
9 3 (2.36%) Google
9 3 (2.36%) Remedy
9 3 (2.36%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.36%) Sun
10 2 (1.57%) hybris
10 2 (1.57%) Nokia
10 2 (1.57%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.57%) Splunk