The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 18 19 23
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4  
Contract jobs citing XML 3 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.14% 3.57% 3.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.34% 17.39% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
Median daily rate £450 £150 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +200.00% -42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £150 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £310 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 29 46 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 20.71% 20.54% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 34
Median daily rate £425 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £175.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +438.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Slough

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Slough.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Slough

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Slough over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Slough

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 (91.67%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) Java
3 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) TDD
4 7 (58.33%) Pair Programming
4 7 (58.33%) Subversion
4 7 (58.33%) Extreme Programming
4 7 (58.33%) Spring
4 7 (58.33%) JIRA
4 7 (58.33%) Velocity
4 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (58.33%) Groovy
4 7 (58.33%) Servlets
4 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
4 7 (58.33%) Scala
4 7 (58.33%) Open Source
4 7 (58.33%) MongoDB
4 7 (58.33%) Web Application Development
4 7 (58.33%) Gradle
4 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (58.33%) GitHub
5 6 (50.00%) IT Strategy
5 6 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 6 (50.00%) J2EE
5 6 (50.00%) Quality Management
6 5 (41.67%) MVC
7 4 (33.33%) Apache
7 4 (33.33%) Alfresco

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 (58.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (33.33%) Alfresco
2 4 (33.33%) Apache
2 4 (33.33%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Extranet
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Gradle
1 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
1 7 (58.33%) JIRA
1 7 (58.33%) Subversion
2 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 4 (33.33%) IntelliJ
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Project Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) Presales Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) Servlets
2 7 (58.33%) Spring
2 7 (58.33%) Velocity
3 6 (50.00%) J2EE
4 4 (33.33%) JSR 168
4 4 (33.33%) Struts
4 4 (33.33%) XHTML
4 4 (33.33%) XSLT
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) REST
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (8.33%) Node.js
7 1 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (8.33%) Sass
7 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 8 (66.67%) TDD
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (58.33%) Extreme Programming
2 7 (58.33%) Open Source
2 7 (58.33%) Pair Programming
2 7 (58.33%) Web Application Development
3 6 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 6 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 6 (50.00%) Quality Management
4 5 (41.67%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) Microservices
6 2 (16.67%) Kanban
6 2 (16.67%) Presales
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) Groovy
3 7 (58.33%) Scala
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) GigaSpaces
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Siebel