The first table below looks at the demand for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 24 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 Buckinghamshire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 54 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 30 44 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.32% 4.37% 4.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.19% 17.96% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 18
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £234 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £515 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +9.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
268 245 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.71% 24.35% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 146 130
Average daily rate £350 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £433 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
XML
South East

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Buckinghamshire region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -13 21 £319 -11.33% 2
High Wycombe 0 2 £280 -6.66% 6
Marlow - 1 £300 -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Newport Pagnell - - - -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 31 (45.59%) HTML
1 31 (45.59%) SQL
2 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
3 21 (30.88%) Java
3 21 (30.88%) Web Services
3 21 (30.88%) Finance
4 18 (26.47%) CSS
5 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 15 (22.06%) .NET
7 13 (19.12%) XSLT
8 12 (17.65%) C#
8 12 (17.65%) Content Management
8 12 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (17.65%) Unit Testing
9 11 (16.18%) Oracle
10 10 (14.71%) J2EE
10 10 (14.71%) DB2
10 10 (14.71%) jQuery
10 10 (14.71%) Spring
10 10 (14.71%) WebSphere
11 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
11 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (13.24%) Banking
12 8 (11.76%) CMS
12 8 (11.76%) SOAP
13 7 (10.29%) Struts
13 7 (10.29%) ITIL
13 7 (10.29%) PHP
13 7 (10.29%) Workflow
13 7 (10.29%) BMC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 10 (14.71%) WebSphere
2 8 (11.76%) CMS
3 7 (10.29%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.94%) Moodle
5 2 (2.94%) Drupal
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.94%) Apache
6 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.47%) IIS
6 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Office
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (2.94%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.47%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (1.47%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Internet
1 2 (2.94%) DNS
1 2 (2.94%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.47%) SSL
2 1 (1.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.71%) DB2
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.88%) MySQL
5 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.88%) Subversion
2 4 (5.88%) JUnit
3 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.47%) JIRA
4 1 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.47%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.47%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.47%) XMLUnit
4 1 (1.47%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 21 (30.88%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Publishing
4 4 (5.88%) Spanish Language
4 4 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Games
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 45 (66.18%) Developer
2 14 (20.59%) Analyst
3 8 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.29%) ServiceNow Developer
5 5 (7.35%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Tester
7 3 (4.41%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Web Content Developer
8 2 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Web Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (2.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (2.94%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (45.59%) HTML
2 21 (30.88%) Web Services
3 18 (26.47%) CSS
4 15 (22.06%) .NET
5 13 (19.12%) XSLT
6 10 (14.71%) J2EE
6 10 (14.71%) jQuery
6 10 (14.71%) Spring
7 8 (11.76%) SOAP
8 7 (10.29%) Struts
8 7 (10.29%) JSON
9 6 (8.82%) HTML5
9 6 (8.82%) LINQ
9 6 (8.82%) JSP
10 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
10 5 (7.35%) Hibernate
10 5 (7.35%) .NET Framework
10 5 (7.35%) RESTful
11 4 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) CMDB
2 5 (7.35%) E-Learning
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.41%) AS400
4 3 (4.41%) CESG
4 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.94%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.47%) W3C
6 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.47%) SCORM
6 1 (1.47%) VLE
6 1 (1.47%) IVR
6 1 (1.47%) Statistics
6 1 (1.47%) Animation
6 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.47%) iPhone
6 1 (1.47%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) Linux
3 2 (2.94%) UNIX
4 1 (1.47%) AIX
4 1 (1.47%) zOS
4 1 (1.47%) Android
4 1 (1.47%) CentOS
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Content Management
1 12 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
1 12 (17.65%) Unit Testing
2 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.29%) ITIL
3 7 (10.29%) Workflow
3 7 (10.29%) ITSM
3 7 (10.29%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (10.29%) Time Management
4 6 (8.82%) Software Testing
4 6 (8.82%) MVC
4 6 (8.82%) Migration
5 5 (7.35%) Web Development
6 4 (5.88%) Use Case
6 4 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.41%) SOA
7 3 (4.41%) UML
7 3 (4.41%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 31 (45.59%) SQL
2 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
3 21 (30.88%) Java
4 12 (17.65%) C#
5 7 (10.29%) PHP
6 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.88%) VB
6 4 (5.88%) Python
7 3 (4.41%) ActionScript
7 3 (4.41%) Perl
8 2 (2.94%) Google Apps Script
9 1 (1.47%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.47%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.47%) C
9 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) ISEB
2 4 (5.88%) Sun Certification
3 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Oracle
2 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.29%) BMC
3 7 (10.29%) CA
3 7 (10.29%) HP
3 7 (10.29%) ServiceNow
4 4 (5.88%) Sun
4 4 (5.88%) SAP
5 2 (2.94%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.94%) Google
5 2 (2.94%) IBM
5 2 (2.94%) Lotus
6 1 (1.47%) Adobe
6 1 (1.47%) Talend
6 1 (1.47%) Xamarin
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