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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 24 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing XML 9 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.53% 9.87% 4.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.86% 37.10% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £150 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £250 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +10.23%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
70 62 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 27.45% 26.61% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 28 21
Average daily rate £310 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £29.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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 (47.06%) .NET
1 8 (47.06%) SOAP
2 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) Java
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) Web Services
4 5 (29.41%) CRM
4 5 (29.41%) Siebel
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) RESTful
5 4 (23.53%) Force.com
5 4 (23.53%) Visualforce
5 4 (23.53%) Apex Code
5 4 (23.53%) HTML5
5 4 (23.53%) Analytics
5 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 4 (23.53%) Validation
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Marketing
5 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
5 4 (23.53%) CSS
5 4 (23.53%) J2EE
5 4 (23.53%) Ant
5 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (23.53%) HTTP
6 3 (17.65%) UMTS

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
1 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Acrobat
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
2 3 (17.65%) DAB
2 3 (17.65%) 4G
2 3 (17.65%) GPRS
2 3 (17.65%) GSM
2 3 (17.65%) UMTS
2 3 (17.65%) SSL
2 3 (17.65%) IPv6
2 3 (17.65%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) SS7
3 1 (5.88%) ISUP
3 1 (5.88%) INAP
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) SMS
3 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
1 4 (23.53%) Ant
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) Marketing
4 3 (17.65%) Electronics
4 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.88%) Publishing
5 1 (5.88%) Games
5 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.88%) CSS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) User Experience Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Umbraco Developer
5 1 (5.88%) UI Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
1 8 (47.06%) SOAP
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 5 (29.41%) RESTful
4 4 (23.53%) Visualforce
4 4 (23.53%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) J2EE
4 4 (23.53%) HTML5
5 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 3 (17.65%) WML
5 3 (17.65%) WAP
6 2 (11.76%) Ajax
6 2 (11.76%) JSON
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.88%) WCF
7 1 (5.88%) MooTools
7 1 (5.88%) WAMP
7 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) DTV
1 3 (17.65%) Smart Meter
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) SCORM
3 1 (5.88%) IVR
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Solaris
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) CRM
2 4 (23.53%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) Validation
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) UML
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 1 (5.88%) EAI
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) Apex Code
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) ECMAScript
6 1 (5.88%) Golang
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) NFS
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Siebel
2 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 3 (17.65%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Adobe
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.88%) Redknee
5 1 (5.88%) Google
Slough, Berkshire
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