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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 25 29 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs citing XML 12 6 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.99% 2.33% 16.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.35% 10.17% 49.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 4
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£295 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.62% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £199 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 23
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.65 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +4.71%
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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
62 59 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 20.60% 22.96% 33.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 37 29
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 28
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 10 (55.56%) SOAP
2 8 (44.44%) Web Services
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) JSON
3 7 (38.89%) QA
4 6 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 6 (33.33%) UNIX
4 6 (33.33%) OO
4 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 6 (33.33%) MUMPS
4 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (33.33%) InterSystems
4 6 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
5 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) Ajax
6 4 (22.22%) REST
6 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) RAD
6 4 (22.22%) RUP
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) FTP
6 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 3 (16.67%) C#
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 3 (16.67%) MySQL
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) FTP
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
3 1 (5.56%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Designer
3 4 (22.22%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SAP BW Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Testing Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) SOAP
2 8 (44.44%) Web Services
3 7 (38.89%) JSON
4 5 (27.78%) Ajax
4 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) REST
6 3 (16.67%) WCF
6 3 (16.67%) LINQ
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 2 (11.11%) CSS
7 2 (11.11%) J2EE
7 2 (11.11%) jQuery
8 1 (5.56%) RESTful
8 1 (5.56%) HTML5
8 1 (5.56%) CSS3
8 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
8 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) W3C
1 1 (5.56%) Statistics
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) UNIX
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) OO
1 6 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 4 (22.22%) RAD
2 4 (22.22%) RUP
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Web Development
3 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.56%) Data Management
3 1 (5.56%) Logistics
3 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) OOD
3 1 (5.56%) ETL
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) B2B
3 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
3 1 (5.56%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) MUMPS
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) ABAP
5 1 (5.56%) SAPscript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) InterSystems
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.56%) ExactTarget
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
Slough, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £210 per day
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