Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 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
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 86 71 72
Rank change year-on-year -15 +1 0
Contract jobs citing XML 20 115 107
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.15% 2.69% 2.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.12% 11.88% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 68 62
Median daily rate £550 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -5.56% +0.67%
10th Percentile £383 £340 £326
90th Percentile £618 £600 £501
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £57.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +90.00% -
South East median hourly rate £39.77 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -27.69% +22.22% +2.27%

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 281 968 1,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.21% 22.68% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 571 605
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £308 £349 £300
90th Percentile £602 £615 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £428
% change year-on-year - +5.14% +5.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 20
Median hourly rate £47.50 £47.69 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.40% +496.13% -46.67%
Median hourly rate £44.50 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.00% +17.65% -

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Berkshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing XML in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for XML in Berkshire

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing XML in Berkshire over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for XML in Berkshire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing XML in Berkshire.

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 7 July 2020. 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 +8 9 £593 +43.64% 2
Newbury -3 3 £475 +11.76%
Maidenhead +15 2 £600 +33.33%
Slough - 2 £450 -
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) JSON
3 7 (35.00%) REST
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle
5 5 (25.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) CSS
5 5 (25.00%) SOAP
5 5 (25.00%) CRM
5 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (25.00%) DevOps
6 4 (20.00%) MuleSoft
6 4 (20.00%) SOA
6 4 (20.00%) Python
6 4 (20.00%) Migration
6 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (20.00%) HTML5
6 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.00%) Maven
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.00%) Azure
7 3 (15.00%) OAuth
7 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (15.00%) OpenID
7 3 (15.00%) ERP
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server

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 2 (10.00%) Anypoint
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) BigMachines
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Apigee
1 3 (15.00%) Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (5.00%) AWS
3 1 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Power Platform
3 1 (5.00%) SaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) Big Data
3 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) Power BI
4 1 (5.00%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (5.00%) UniData
4 1 (5.00%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) Maven
2 2 (10.00%) Hudson
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) DbUnit
3 1 (5.00%) jMock
3 1 (5.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Mockito
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) CRM Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Data Modeller
4 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Fortran Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Platform Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Talend Developer
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) JSON
2 7 (35.00%) REST
2 7 (35.00%) Web Services
3 5 (25.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (25.00%) SOAP
4 4 (20.00%) HTML5
5 3 (15.00%) OAuth
5 3 (15.00%) OpenID
6 2 (10.00%) .NET
6 2 (10.00%) CSS3
6 2 (10.00%) JDBC
6 2 (10.00%) JMS
6 2 (10.00%) Middleware
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (10.00%) RAML
6 2 (10.00%) WSDL
6 2 (10.00%) XSD
6 2 (10.00%) XSL
6 2 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) Industry 4.0
2 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) OpenVMS
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) CRM
1 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (25.00%) DevOps
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) SOA
3 3 (15.00%) Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.00%) ERP
3 3 (15.00%) Microservices
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) EAM
4 2 (10.00%) Project Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Sprint Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Sprint Retrospective
4 2 (10.00%) Sprint Review
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.00%) XQuery
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) Fortran
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) R
6 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) MCITP
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Istio
1 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) MuleSoft
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 2 (10.00%) Workday
4 2 (10.00%) WSO2
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Google
5 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.00%) Talend