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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 20 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 10 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.95% 2.31% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.08% 9.09% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate £213 £250 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -31.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.30 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+10.31% +18.51%
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
71 77 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 28.06% 25.41% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 39 22
Average daily rate £280 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £438 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £175.00 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+414.70% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 5 (41.67%) ATM
1 5 (41.67%) SDH
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
1 5 (41.67%) VPN
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
1 5 (41.67%) RTCP
1 5 (41.67%) RTP
1 5 (41.67%) VRRP
1 5 (41.67%) IPsec
1 5 (41.67%) 2G
1 5 (41.67%) 3G
1 5 (41.67%) OSPF
1 5 (41.67%) VLAN
1 5 (41.67%) SCTP
1 5 (41.67%) xDSL
1 5 (41.67%) 4G
1 5 (41.67%) Radio Access Network
1 5 (41.67%) HSRP
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) SOAP
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) ICMP
3 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Confluence
4 2 (16.67%) REST

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) 2G
1 5 (41.67%) 3G
1 5 (41.67%) 4G
1 5 (41.67%) ATM
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
1 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
1 5 (41.67%) HSRP
1 5 (41.67%) IPsec
1 5 (41.67%) OSPF
1 5 (41.67%) Radio Access Network
1 5 (41.67%) RTCP
1 5 (41.67%) RTP
1 5 (41.67%) SCTP
1 5 (41.67%) SDH
1 5 (41.67%) VLAN
1 5 (41.67%) VPN
1 5 (41.67%) VRRP
1 5 (41.67%) xDSL
2 3 (25.00%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Axure RP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Transmission Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IP Design Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Junior
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) RAN Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior User Experience Architect
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Web Applications Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Web Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Web Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) XML Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (16.67%) jBPM
2 2 (16.67%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) Spring Security
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) AOP
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Data Security
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Nokia
4 1 (8.33%) Demandware
4 1 (8.33%) IBM