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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 36 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 3 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.93% 7.00% 5.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.33% 25.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Average daily rate
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£333 £325 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% +15.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
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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
90 68 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 27.78% 27.98% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 41 19
Average daily rate £333 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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
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 28 November 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Internet
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) HTTP
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (25.00%) GPRS
4 3 (25.00%) GSM
4 3 (25.00%) UMTS
4 3 (25.00%) WAP
4 3 (25.00%) IntelliJ
4 3 (25.00%) Struts
4 3 (25.00%) XSLT
4 3 (25.00%) Solaris
4 3 (25.00%) Apache
4 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (25.00%) XHTML
4 3 (25.00%) WML
4 3 (25.00%) Servlets
4 3 (25.00%) DAB
4 3 (25.00%) SSL
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) IPv6
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (25.00%) Alfresco
1 3 (25.00%) Liferay
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP SD
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (25.00%) GPRS
2 3 (25.00%) GSM
2 3 (25.00%) UMTS
2 3 (25.00%) DAB
2 3 (25.00%) SSL
2 3 (25.00%) IPv6
2 3 (25.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
1 3 (25.00%) Gradle
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Informatica Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (8.33%) EDI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) WAP
2 3 (25.00%) Struts
2 3 (25.00%) XSLT
2 3 (25.00%) XHTML
2 3 (25.00%) WML
2 3 (25.00%) Servlets
2 3 (25.00%) Velocity
2 3 (25.00%) JSR 168
2 3 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) EDI
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Smart Meter
1 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) DTV
3 1 (8.33%) W3C
3 1 (8.33%) SCORM
3 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (8.33%) TRADACOMS
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) Groovy
3 3 (25.00%) Scala
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) ECMAScript
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) HP
1 3 (25.00%) GigaSpaces
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Informatica
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com