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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 50 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 30 43 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.30% 4.15% 4.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.49% 17.70% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 18
Average daily rate
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£306 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £234 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £515 £351
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 £33.73 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
261 243 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.98% 23.48% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 146 125
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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 31 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 31 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 -18 20 £333 -7.51% 6
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 31 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 (50.00%) HTML
2 28 (45.16%) SQL
3 25 (40.32%) JavaScript
4 21 (33.87%) Finance
5 19 (30.65%) Web Services
6 18 (29.03%) CSS
6 18 (29.03%) Java
7 15 (24.19%) .NET
8 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
9 12 (19.35%) XSLT
9 12 (19.35%) Unit Testing
10 11 (17.74%) jQuery
10 11 (17.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (17.74%) C#
11 10 (16.13%) J2EE
11 10 (16.13%) Spring
12 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (14.52%) Banking
12 9 (14.52%) Oracle
12 9 (14.52%) DB2
12 9 (14.52%) WebSphere
13 8 (12.90%) JSON
13 8 (12.90%) PHP
13 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
14 7 (11.29%) CMS
14 7 (11.29%) MVC
14 7 (11.29%) HP
14 7 (11.29%) SOAP
14 7 (11.29%) Struts
14 7 (11.29%) Content Management

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 9 (14.52%) WebSphere
2 7 (11.29%) CMS
3 6 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.23%) Drupal
5 2 (3.23%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.23%) Apache
5 2 (3.23%) Moodle
6 1 (1.61%) Confluence
6 1 (1.61%) Node.js
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.61%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Google App Engine
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.61%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (1.61%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) DNS
1 2 (3.23%) HTTPS
1 2 (3.23%) Internet
1 2 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) Wireless
2 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.52%) DB2
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.84%) MySQL
6 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Eclipse
2 4 (6.45%) Subversion
2 4 (6.45%) JUnit
2 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.61%) XMLUnit
4 1 (1.61%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.61%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 21 (33.87%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Retail
3 4 (6.45%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Interactive Media
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (64.52%) Developer
2 13 (20.97%) Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) .NET Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.68%) ServiceNow Developer
6 5 (8.06%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Tester
8 3 (4.84%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.23%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Applications Architect
9 2 (3.23%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.23%) HTML Developer
9 2 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.23%) UAT Tester
9 2 (3.23%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (50.00%) HTML
2 19 (30.65%) Web Services
3 18 (29.03%) CSS
4 15 (24.19%) .NET
5 12 (19.35%) XSLT
6 11 (17.74%) jQuery
7 10 (16.13%) Spring
7 10 (16.13%) J2EE
8 8 (12.90%) JSON
9 7 (11.29%) HTML5
9 7 (11.29%) SOAP
9 7 (11.29%) Struts
10 6 (9.68%) JSP
10 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET
10 6 (9.68%) LINQ
11 5 (8.06%) Hibernate
11 5 (8.06%) Ajax
11 5 (8.06%) .NET Framework
11 5 (8.06%) RESTful
12 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) CMDB
2 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.84%) CESG
3 3 (4.84%) AS400
4 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.23%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.61%) iPhone
5 1 (1.61%) Open Source
5 1 (1.61%) Statistics
5 1 (1.61%) Animation
5 1 (1.61%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.61%) SCORM
5 1 (1.61%) VLE
5 1 (1.61%) IVR
5 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.61%) W3C
5 1 (1.61%) Firmware
5 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) UNIX
4 1 (1.61%) AIX
4 1 (1.61%) zOS
4 1 (1.61%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) CentOS
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) Unit Testing
2 11 (17.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.29%) Content Management
4 7 (11.29%) MVC
5 6 (9.68%) ITSM
5 6 (9.68%) Workflow
5 6 (9.68%) Migration
5 6 (9.68%) ITIL
5 6 (9.68%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (9.68%) Software Testing
6 4 (6.45%) Use Case
6 4 (6.45%) Data Migration
6 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.84%) UML
7 3 (4.84%) OOP
7 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.84%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.84%) V-Model
7 3 (4.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.16%) SQL
2 25 (40.32%) JavaScript
3 18 (29.03%) Java
4 11 (17.74%) C#
5 8 (12.90%) PHP
6 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.45%) VB
6 4 (6.45%) Python
7 3 (4.84%) ActionScript
7 3 (4.84%) Perl
8 2 (3.23%) Google Apps Script
9 1 (1.61%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.61%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.61%) C
9 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) ISEB
2 4 (6.45%) Sun Certification
3 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.29%) HP
4 6 (9.68%) BMC
4 6 (9.68%) CA
4 6 (9.68%) ServiceNow
5 4 (6.45%) Sun
5 4 (6.45%) SAP
6 2 (3.23%) Lotus
6 2 (3.23%) Google
6 2 (3.23%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.61%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.61%) Twitter
7 1 (1.61%) Symantec
7 1 (1.61%) McAfee
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
7 1 (1.61%) Adobe
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago