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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 50 46
Rank change year-on-year -12 -4  
Contract jobs citing XML 41 75 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.24% 3.15% 3.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.76% 14.97% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 44 51
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £459 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.26% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £33.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +13.43% -10.66%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 381 501 486
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.85% 21.03% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 304 311
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -58.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.70 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 13 £463 +23.33% 2
Bracknell +14 6 £450 - 2
Slough -2 4 - - 2
Maidenhead -7 3 £500 +17.64% 2
Newbury 0 2 - - 1
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 40 (45.45%) Java
2 39 (44.32%) JavaScript
3 33 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (34.09%) Web Services
5 26 (29.55%) JSON
6 25 (28.41%) HTML
7 24 (27.27%) REST
8 23 (26.14%) CMS
9 22 (25.00%) SQL
10 21 (23.86%) TDD
11 20 (22.73%) Test Automation
12 19 (21.59%) BDD
12 19 (21.59%) Maven
12 19 (21.59%) Scrum
12 19 (21.59%) Oracle
12 19 (21.59%) Python
13 18 (20.45%) .NET
13 18 (20.45%) Project Management
13 18 (20.45%) Content Management
14 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
14 17 (19.32%) CSS
14 17 (19.32%) SOA
15 16 (18.18%) OOP
15 16 (18.18%) OO
15 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
15 16 (18.18%) HTTP
16 15 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
16 15 (17.05%) Bitbucket
16 15 (17.05%) Gradle
17 14 (15.91%) Apache Ivy

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 23 (26.14%) CMS
2 14 (15.91%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (4.55%) nginx
5 3 (3.41%) Apache
5 3 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.41%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.41%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.27%) IIS
7 1 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.14%) Confluence
7 1 (1.14%) JBoss
7 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.27%) Pega PRPC
2 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.14%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.14%) IaaS
3 1 (1.14%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.18%) HTTP
2 5 (5.68%) DNS
2 5 (5.68%) Firewall
3 2 (2.27%) 2G
3 2 (2.27%) 3G
3 2 (2.27%) 4G
3 2 (2.27%) Intranet
3 2 (2.27%) LTE
3 2 (2.27%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.14%) Extranet
4 1 (1.14%) Internet
4 1 (1.14%) LDAP
4 1 (1.14%) TDMA
4 1 (1.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (4.55%) MySQL
6 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.41%) DB2
6 3 (3.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.27%) Data Mart
7 2 (2.27%) MS Access
8 1 (1.14%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.14%) OLAP
8 1 (1.14%) OLTP
8 1 (1.14%) QlikView
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.14%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 19 (21.59%) Maven
2 15 (17.05%) Bitbucket
2 15 (17.05%) Gradle
3 14 (15.91%) Ant
3 14 (15.91%) Apache Ivy
3 14 (15.91%) eggPlant
3 14 (15.91%) JMeter
3 14 (15.91%) Selenium
3 14 (15.91%) WebDriver
4 9 (10.23%) Gatling
4 9 (10.23%) NeoLoad
5 8 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 6 (6.82%) JIRA
7 5 (5.68%) XMLSpy
8 4 (4.55%) JUnit
8 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
9 3 (3.41%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.41%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (15.91%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Marketing
2 7 (7.95%) Retail
3 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Billing
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (47.73%) Developer
2 13 (14.77%) Architect
3 10 (11.36%) Java Developer
4 8 (9.09%) Analyst
4 8 (9.09%) Integration Architect
4 8 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 7 (7.95%) Consultant
6 6 (6.82%) Developer in Test
6 6 (6.82%) Performance Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) E-Commerce Developer
7 4 (4.55%) EDI Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (4.55%) Integration Developer
7 4 (4.55%) IT Architect
7 4 (4.55%) Java Web Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) SAP EDI Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.09%) Web Services
2 26 (29.55%) JSON
3 25 (28.41%) HTML
4 24 (27.27%) REST
5 18 (20.45%) .NET
6 17 (19.32%) CSS
7 11 (12.50%) J2EE
7 11 (12.50%) React
8 9 (10.23%) SOAP
9 7 (7.95%) XSD
10 6 (6.82%) HTML5
10 6 (6.82%) JSP
11 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET
11 5 (5.68%) EDI
11 5 (5.68%) JDBC
11 5 (5.68%) RESTful
11 5 (5.68%) SAML
11 5 (5.68%) Spring
11 5 (5.68%) XML Schema
11 5 (5.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.68%) User Experience
4 4 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.41%) CMDB
5 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.27%) TRADACOMS
7 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.50%) Linux
2 7 (7.95%) Unix
3 2 (2.27%) Debian
3 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.27%) Windows
3 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.14%) Android
4 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.86%) TDD
3 20 (22.73%) Test Automation
4 19 (21.59%) BDD
4 19 (21.59%) Scrum
5 18 (20.45%) Content Management
5 18 (20.45%) Project Management
6 17 (19.32%) SOA
7 16 (18.18%) OO
7 16 (18.18%) OOP
8 11 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 10 (11.36%) CRM
9 10 (11.36%) Visualisation
10 9 (10.23%) Data Security
10 9 (10.23%) Security Management
11 8 (9.09%) User Stories
11 8 (9.09%) Web Development
12 7 (7.95%) Scenario Testing
12 7 (7.95%) SDLC
12 7 (7.95%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 40 (45.45%) Java
2 39 (44.32%) JavaScript
3 22 (25.00%) SQL
4 19 (21.59%) Python
5 14 (15.91%) Groovy
5 14 (15.91%) Ruby
6 12 (13.64%) C#
7 7 (7.95%) C++
8 4 (4.55%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.41%) C
10 2 (2.27%) Perl
11 1 (1.14%) Java 9
11 1 (1.14%) PHP
11 1 (1.14%) PHP 7
11 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.14%) VB
11 1 (1.14%) VBA
11 1 (1.14%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.68%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) CCNA
4 2 (2.27%) CCNP
4 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.27%) Degree
4 2 (2.27%) HNC
4 2 (2.27%) HND
4 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.14%) FATCA
3 1 (1.14%) IFRS
3 1 (1.14%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 11 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) HP Fortify
2 2 (2.27%) Puppet
3 1 (1.14%) Ansible
3 1 (1.14%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (1.14%) CloudForms
3 1 (1.14%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.14%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 19 (21.59%) Oracle
2 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
3 14 (15.91%) Sitecore
3 14 (15.91%) Splunk
4 12 (13.64%) HP
5 5 (5.68%) Apigee
5 5 (5.68%) SAP
6 4 (4.55%) Ab Initio
6 4 (4.55%) CA
6 4 (4.55%) Demandware
6 4 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (4.55%) Thunderhead
6 4 (4.55%) webMethods
7 3 (3.41%) BMC
7 3 (3.41%) OpenText
7 3 (3.41%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.41%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.27%) Pega
8 2 (2.27%) Siebel
9 1 (1.14%) Google
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