The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Slough region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 24 14 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing XML 10 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.88% 9.62% 5.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.89% 34.85% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 4
Average daily rate
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£305 £250 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £250 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
72 66 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 27.91% 27.62% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 23
Average daily rate £319 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £29.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
XML
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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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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 8 (47.06%) SOAP
2 7 (41.18%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) J2EE
4 5 (29.41%) Web Services
4 5 (29.41%) CRM
4 5 (29.41%) Siebel
4 5 (29.41%) Eclipse
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) RESTful
5 4 (23.53%) Analytics
5 4 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Force.com
5 4 (23.53%) Visualforce
5 4 (23.53%) Apex Code
5 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 4 (23.53%) Validation
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Marketing
5 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) HTTP
5 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (23.53%) Ant
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) WML
6 3 (17.65%) SAP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) Confluence
1 1 (5.88%) Liferay
1 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
1 1 (5.88%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Acrobat
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Force.com
2 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
2 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 3 (17.65%) IPv6
2 3 (17.65%) UMTS
2 3 (17.65%) SSL
2 3 (17.65%) GPRS
2 3 (17.65%) GSM
2 3 (17.65%) DAB
2 3 (17.65%) 4G
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) SMS
3 1 (5.88%) SS7
3 1 (5.88%) ISUP
3 1 (5.88%) INAP
3 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Eclipse
2 4 (23.53%) Ant
3 2 (11.76%) Subversion
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
4 1 (5.88%) Gradle
4 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) Marketing
4 3 (17.65%) Electronics
4 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (5.88%) Games
5 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) SOAP
2 7 (41.18%) .NET
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 5 (29.41%) J2EE
4 5 (29.41%) Web Services
4 5 (29.41%) RESTful
5 4 (23.53%) Visualforce
6 3 (17.65%) WML
6 3 (17.65%) CSS
6 3 (17.65%) WAP
6 3 (17.65%) jQuery
6 3 (17.65%) HTML5
7 2 (11.76%) Ajax
7 2 (11.76%) JSON
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.88%) XHTML
8 1 (5.88%) Servlets
8 1 (5.88%) XSLT
8 1 (5.88%) Struts
8 1 (5.88%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) DTV
1 3 (17.65%) Smart Meter
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) SCORM
3 1 (5.88%) IVR
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) CRM
2 4 (23.53%) Analytics
2 4 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
2 4 (23.53%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) Validation
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) EAI
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) Apex Code
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) ECMAScript
6 1 (5.88%) Groovy
6 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) NFS
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Siebel
2 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 3 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Adobe
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.88%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (5.88%) Redknee