The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 15 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing XML 12 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.50% 4.32% 4.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.29% 24.49% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 7
Median daily rate £450 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £36.23 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-8.90% -10.00%
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
34 49 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 21.25% 17.63% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 38 42
Median daily rate £400 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £476 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region with a requirement for XML.

1 14 (70.00%) SQL
1 14 (70.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) HTML
3 10 (50.00%) Finance
4 9 (45.00%) Java
4 9 (45.00%) Oracle
5 8 (40.00%) UML
6 7 (35.00%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (35.00%) MS Project
6 7 (35.00%) CRM
6 7 (35.00%) Data Modelling
6 7 (35.00%) SOA
6 7 (35.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (35.00%) Release Management
6 7 (35.00%) Use Case
6 7 (35.00%) Time Management
6 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (30.00%) Visualforce
7 6 (30.00%) Apex Code
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (30.00%) Apache Flex
7 6 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (30.00%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (30.00%) J2EE
7 6 (30.00%) Web Services
7 6 (30.00%) Workflow
8 3 (15.00%) xDSL
8 3 (15.00%) 4G
8 3 (15.00%) Radio Access Network

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (10.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Project
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.00%) FinancialForce.com
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) 2G
1 3 (15.00%) 3G
1 3 (15.00%) 4G
1 3 (15.00%) ATM
1 3 (15.00%) DHCP
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (15.00%) HSRP
1 3 (15.00%) IPsec
1 3 (15.00%) OSPF
1 3 (15.00%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (15.00%) RTCP
1 3 (15.00%) RTP
1 3 (15.00%) SCTP
1 3 (15.00%) SDH
1 3 (15.00%) VLAN
1 3 (15.00%) VPN
1 3 (15.00%) VRRP
1 3 (15.00%) xDSL
2 1 (5.00%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Toad
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Consultant
4 5 (25.00%) CRM Consultant
5 4 (20.00%) Business Consultant
5 4 (20.00%) CRM Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) CRM Business Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) CRM Technical Consultant
5 4 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
5 4 (20.00%) Online Business Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (15.00%) Transmission Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Web Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Business Integration Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Functional Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) Apache Flex
3 6 (30.00%) J2EE
3 6 (30.00%) Visualforce
3 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (10.00%) jBPM
4 2 (10.00%) REST
4 2 (10.00%) SOAP
4 2 (10.00%) Spring
4 2 (10.00%) Spring Security
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.00%) EDIFACT
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) UML
2 7 (35.00%) CRM
2 7 (35.00%) Data Modelling
2 7 (35.00%) Release Management
2 7 (35.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (35.00%) SOA
2 7 (35.00%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (35.00%) Time Management
2 7 (35.00%) Use Case
3 6 (30.00%) Workflow
4 2 (10.00%) AOP
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Usability Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) Apex Code
4 2 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (15.00%) Siebel
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Nokia