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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 22 25 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Contract jobs citing XML 9 11 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.36% 4.64% 16.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.93% 16.67% 54.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 7
Average daily rate
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£250 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.78 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.78% -6.35%
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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
43 66 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 16.04% 27.85% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 39 26
Average daily rate £375 £310 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 9 (42.86%) SOAP
1 9 (42.86%) Web Services
2 8 (38.10%) QA
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) .NET
4 5 (23.81%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) UNIX
4 5 (23.81%) Linux
4 5 (23.81%) OO
4 5 (23.81%) MUMPS
4 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 5 (23.81%) InterSystems
4 5 (23.81%) InterSystems Cache
4 5 (23.81%) Multithreading
4 5 (23.81%) JSON
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (19.05%) HTML
6 3 (14.29%) C#
6 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 3 (14.29%) Business Objects
6 3 (14.29%) MySQL
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle
6 3 (14.29%) ETL
6 3 (14.29%) FTP
6 3 (14.29%) RAD
6 3 (14.29%) RUP
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Telecoms

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (9.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) InterSystems Cache
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) MySQL
4 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (9.52%) SAP BW
4 2 (9.52%) SAP BI
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Automotive
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Designer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 3 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) AWS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Testing Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) UAT Tester
5 1 (4.76%) SAP BW Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SAP BW Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) SOAP
1 9 (42.86%) Web Services
2 6 (28.57%) .NET
3 5 (23.81%) JSON
4 4 (19.05%) HTML
5 3 (14.29%) Ajax
5 3 (14.29%) WCF
5 3 (14.29%) LINQ
5 3 (14.29%) REST
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 2 (9.52%) J2EE
6 2 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (9.52%) Middleware
6 2 (9.52%) BAPI
6 2 (9.52%) MDX
7 1 (4.76%) jQuery
7 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Statistics
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) UNIX
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Android
2 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) OO
1 5 (23.81%) Multithreading
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (14.29%) RAD
2 3 (14.29%) RUP
2 3 (14.29%) ETL
2 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Data Management
3 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
3 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.52%) OOP
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) E-business
4 1 (4.76%) OOD
4 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 5 (23.81%) MUMPS
3 3 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) ABAP
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
4 2 (9.52%) SAPscript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) InterSystems
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) ExactTarget
4 1 (4.76%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.76%) Vitria
4 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com