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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 22 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.80% 1.68% 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.35% 7.55% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Median daily rate £350 £290 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £258 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £378 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £33.64 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.82% -1.05%
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
31 53 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 19.62% 22.27% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 52
Median daily rate £316 £313 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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 28 September 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 28 September 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 17 (89.47%) HTML
2 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 15 (78.95%) .NET
3 12 (63.16%) Java
4 11 (57.89%) Finance
5 9 (47.37%) Systems Analysis
5 9 (47.37%) MS Project
5 9 (47.37%) UML
5 9 (47.37%) CRM
5 9 (47.37%) Data Modelling
5 9 (47.37%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (47.37%) Use Case
5 9 (47.37%) Time Management
5 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (36.84%) J2EE
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle
7 6 (31.58%) Workflow
8 5 (26.32%) Release Management
8 5 (26.32%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (26.32%) Visualforce
8 5 (26.32%) Apex Code
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (26.32%) Apache Flex
8 5 (26.32%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (26.32%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 5 (26.32%) SOA
9 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
10 3 (15.79%) Degree
10 3 (15.79%) MVC

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 5 (26.32%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (10.53%) Alfresco
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) Liferay
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) LiveCycle
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.53%) FinancialForce.com
2 2 (10.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.53%) Gradle
2 2 (10.53%) IntelliJ
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Business Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
1 8 (42.11%) Technical Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Technical Business Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) CRM Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) CRM Business Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) CRM Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Online Business Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Business Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) CRM Technical Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Functional Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) CRM Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) HTML
2 15 (78.95%) .NET
3 7 (36.84%) J2EE
4 5 (26.32%) Apache Flex
4 5 (26.32%) Visualforce
4 5 (26.32%) Web Services
5 2 (10.53%) JSR 168
5 2 (10.53%) Servlets
5 2 (10.53%) Spring
5 2 (10.53%) Struts
5 2 (10.53%) Velocity
5 2 (10.53%) XHTML
5 2 (10.53%) XSLT
6 1 (5.26%) Ajax
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.26%) CSS
6 1 (5.26%) EDIFACT
6 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Solaris
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) CRM
1 9 (47.37%) Data Modelling
1 9 (47.37%) Requirements Analysis
1 9 (47.37%) Systems Analysis
1 9 (47.37%) Time Management
1 9 (47.37%) UML
1 9 (47.37%) Use Case
2 6 (31.58%) Workflow
3 5 (26.32%) Release Management
3 5 (26.32%) SOA
4 3 (15.79%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) ERP
5 2 (10.53%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
5 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) Apex Code
4 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) Groovy
5 2 (10.53%) Scala
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (15.79%) Siebel
4 2 (10.53%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (5.26%) Adobe