The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Slough region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 23 6 23
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Contract jobs citing XML 8 46 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.21% 16.55% 2.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.90% 50.00% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
Average daily rate £336 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £273 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £343 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 23 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
62 92 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 24.90% 33.09% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 28 26
Average daily rate £363 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £251 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 28 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (31.25%) RPG
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) MVC
4 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
4 5 (31.25%) jQuery
4 5 (31.25%) iSeries
4 5 (31.25%) RPG IV
5 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) HTML5
5 4 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (25.00%) DataStage
5 4 (25.00%) ERwin
5 4 (25.00%) IBM
5 4 (25.00%) Workflow
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (25.00%) PHP
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) DB2
5 4 (25.00%) Toad
6 3 (18.75%) SOAP
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
3 1 (6.25%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) Acrobat
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
1 1 (6.25%) SMS
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
1 1 (6.25%) SS7
1 1 (6.25%) ISUP
1 1 (6.25%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) DataStage
2 4 (25.00%) DB2
3 3 (18.75%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) ERwin
1 4 (25.00%) Toad
2 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (6.25%) Axure RP
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Publishing
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) RPG Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Umbraco Developer
4 1 (6.25%) UI Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience Manager
4 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) CSS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience Developer
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Siebel Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) AS400 Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (31.25%) jQuery
4 4 (25.00%) HTML5
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) SOAP
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 2 (12.50%) JSON
6 2 (12.50%) Ajax
6 2 (12.50%) RESTful
7 1 (6.25%) CSS3
7 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (6.25%) Visualforce
7 1 (6.25%) MooTools
7 1 (6.25%) WAMP
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (6.25%) LESS
7 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) iSeries
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) DTV
3 1 (6.25%) AS400
3 1 (6.25%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Solaris
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) UML
3 2 (12.50%) OOP
3 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Use Case
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience Design
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) RPG
2 5 (31.25%) RPG IV
3 4 (25.00%) PHP
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) Apex Code
6 1 (6.25%) Golang
6 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) NFS
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Siebel
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) Redknee
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago