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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 35 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 4 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.27% 5.46% 4.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.88% 24.07% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.69% +2.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -16.66%
XML
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
82 54 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 26.03% 22.69% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 31 15
Average daily rate £333 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £425 £400
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 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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%) Internet
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) HTTP
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (25.00%) Subversion
4 3 (25.00%) Spring
4 3 (25.00%) JIRA
4 3 (25.00%) GigaSpaces
4 3 (25.00%) Velocity
4 3 (25.00%) JSR 168
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Alfresco
4 3 (25.00%) Groovy
4 3 (25.00%) Smart Meter
4 3 (25.00%) Liferay
4 3 (25.00%) Scala
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) 4G
4 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) GitHub
4 3 (25.00%) Gradle
4 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) Eclipse

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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%) Alfresco
1 3 (25.00%) Liferay
1 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (8.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
2 4 (33.33%) HTTP
3 3 (25.00%) 4G
3 3 (25.00%) GPRS
3 3 (25.00%) GSM
3 3 (25.00%) UMTS
3 3 (25.00%) IPv6
3 3 (25.00%) SSL
3 3 (25.00%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (8.33%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
1 3 (25.00%) Gradle
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (25.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SAP SD Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Informatica Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SAP BW Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) EDI Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP EDI Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) Spring
2 3 (25.00%) Velocity
2 3 (25.00%) JSR 168
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
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) Ajax
3 2 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) MDX
4 1 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Smart Meter
1 3 (25.00%) Open Source
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Statistics
3 1 (8.33%) TRADACOMS
3 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (8.33%) W3C
3 1 (8.33%) DTV
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
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%) Apex Code
5 1 (8.33%) ABAP
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) GigaSpaces
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) HP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Informatica
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com