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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 20 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 1 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.73% 3.92% 3.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.78% 14.08% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 8
Median daily rate £250 £213 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £37.00 £30.35
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +21.93%

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
36 71 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 26.28% 27.84% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 47 40
Median daily rate £400 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £175.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +414.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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 20 February 2017, 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 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) Java
3 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
4 8 (61.54%) E-Commerce
4 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (61.54%) TDD
5 7 (53.85%) Pair Programming
5 7 (53.85%) Extreme Programming
5 7 (53.85%) Spring
5 7 (53.85%) Subversion
5 7 (53.85%) JIRA
5 7 (53.85%) Velocity
5 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
5 7 (53.85%) Servlets
5 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (53.85%) Groovy
5 7 (53.85%) Scala
5 7 (53.85%) Open Source
5 7 (53.85%) MongoDB
5 7 (53.85%) Web Application Development
5 7 (53.85%) Gradle
5 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
5 7 (53.85%) GitHub
6 6 (46.15%) Functional Testing
6 6 (46.15%) J2EE
6 6 (46.15%) Quality Management
7 5 (38.46%) MVC
8 4 (30.77%) JSR 168
8 4 (30.77%) GigaSpaces
8 4 (30.77%) Struts

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 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
2 4 (30.77%) Alfresco
2 4 (30.77%) Apache
2 4 (30.77%) Liferay
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) LiveCycle
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Extranet
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Gradle
1 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
1 7 (53.85%) JIRA
1 7 (53.85%) Subversion
2 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
2 4 (30.77%) IntelliJ
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) CRM Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) CRM Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Finance Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.69%) Online Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) Servlets
2 7 (53.85%) Spring
2 7 (53.85%) Velocity
3 6 (46.15%) J2EE
4 4 (30.77%) JSR 168
4 4 (30.77%) Struts
4 4 (30.77%) XHTML
4 4 (30.77%) XSLT
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) REST
6 2 (15.38%) HTML5
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (7.69%) Node.js
7 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (7.69%) Sass
7 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) E-Commerce
1 8 (61.54%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (53.85%) Extreme Programming
2 7 (53.85%) Open Source
2 7 (53.85%) Pair Programming
2 7 (53.85%) Web Application Development
3 6 (46.15%) Functional Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Quality Management
4 5 (38.46%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Microservices
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) Kanban
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Time Management
6 2 (15.38%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 7 (53.85%) Groovy
3 7 (53.85%) Scala
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) GigaSpaces
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Apple
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle