The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 32 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 5 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.66% 2.83% 2.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.58% 14.58% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £308 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.56% -23.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £294 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £322 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -27.02%
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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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
76 48 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 25.25% 19.43% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 14
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
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 Slough

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Slough

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Slough region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) Liferay
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) GigaSpaces
4 2 (20.00%) Velocity
4 2 (20.00%) JSR 168
4 2 (20.00%) Scala
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (20.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (20.00%) Alfresco
4 2 (20.00%) Groovy
4 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) GitHub
4 2 (20.00%) Gradle
4 2 (20.00%) Jenkins

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 2 (20.00%) Liferay
1 2 (20.00%) Alfresco
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) GitHub
2 1 (10.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Gradle
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (20.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SAP BW Developer
3 1 (10.00%) EDI Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP EDI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) SOAP
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) Velocity
3 2 (20.00%) JSR 168
3 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) Servlets
3 2 (20.00%) Struts
3 2 (20.00%) XSLT
3 2 (20.00%) XHTML
4 1 (10.00%) EDI
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) EDIFACT
4 1 (10.00%) XML Messaging
4 1 (10.00%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) W3C
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Solaris
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) RUP
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) RAD
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Scala
2 2 (20.00%) Groovy
2 2 (20.00%) MUMPS
3 1 (10.00%) SAPscript
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) ABAP
3 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) GigaSpaces
1 2 (20.00%) InterSystems
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) Business Objects