The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 56 48 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 28 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.47% 2.49% 3.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.07% 11.11% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 12
Average daily rate
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£313 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £260 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £393 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.64% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £25.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -32.00%
XML
South East

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 Buckinghamshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
232 234 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.44% 22.39% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 138 81
Average daily rate £363 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £44.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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
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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 -12 15 £313 +4.16% 8
High Wycombe - 4 £325 - 3
Newport Pagnell - 2 - - 1
Marlow - 1 £250 -
Amersham - - - - 2
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Gerrards Cross - - - - 1
Olney - - - -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 26 (49.06%) SQL
2 23 (43.40%) HTML
3 22 (41.51%) .NET
3 22 (41.51%) Finance
4 20 (37.74%) C#
5 18 (33.96%) QA
6 17 (32.08%) jQuery
6 17 (32.08%) JavaScript
7 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
7 16 (30.19%) Test Scripting
7 16 (30.19%) Relational Database
8 15 (28.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET
8 15 (28.30%) CSS
8 15 (28.30%) Web Services
9 13 (24.53%) MVC
10 12 (22.64%) ISEB
10 12 (22.64%) SAP
10 12 (22.64%) Software Testing
10 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
10 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (22.64%) V-Model
10 12 (22.64%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (22.64%) Waterfall
11 11 (20.75%) HTML5
11 11 (20.75%) Unit Testing
11 11 (20.75%) Test Management
11 11 (20.75%) Ajax
11 11 (20.75%) Oracle
11 11 (20.75%) Java

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 8 (15.09%) CMS
2 5 (9.43%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.55%) IIS
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.77%) SAS
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.77%) Node.js
5 1 (1.89%) Confluence
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.89%) WordPress
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.89%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.89%) Apache
5 1 (1.89%) JBoss
5 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP FI
1 2 (3.77%) SAP BCA
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) Broadband
2 2 (3.77%) Network Security
3 1 (1.89%) LTE
3 1 (1.89%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) Telnet
3 1 (1.89%) 3G
3 1 (1.89%) 2G
3 1 (1.89%) Wireless
3 1 (1.89%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
1 16 (30.19%) Relational Database
2 7 (13.21%) SAP BW
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.55%) MySQL
4 4 (7.55%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.77%) OLAP
5 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.89%) DB2
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
2 8 (15.09%) JIRA
3 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.55%) Selenium
5 3 (5.66%) WatiN
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (3.77%) Subversion
6 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.89%) Moq
7 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.89%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.89%) NUnit
7 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.89%) Ant
7 1 (1.89%) JUnit
General
1 22 (41.51%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Games
3 2 (3.77%) Publishing
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (54.72%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) Analyst
2 11 (20.75%) Test Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) .NET Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Test Leader
5 5 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.43%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Tester
8 2 (3.77%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) QA Tester
8 2 (3.77%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.77%) SAS Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Data Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (43.40%) HTML
2 22 (41.51%) .NET
3 17 (32.08%) jQuery
4 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET
4 15 (28.30%) CSS
4 15 (28.30%) Web Services
5 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
6 11 (20.75%) HTML5
6 11 (20.75%) Ajax
7 10 (18.87%) WCF
8 8 (15.09%) LINQ
8 8 (15.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (13.21%) J2EE
9 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
10 6 (11.32%) SOAP
11 5 (9.43%) JSON
11 5 (9.43%) WinForms
11 5 (9.43%) Spring
11 5 (9.43%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.43%) Client/Server
2 5 (9.43%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.66%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Replication
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Social Media
4 2 (3.77%) Open Source
5 1 (1.89%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) UNIX
3 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.66%) Linux
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.77%) Android
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Test Scripting
2 15 (28.30%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (24.53%) MVC
4 12 (22.64%) Software Testing
4 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (22.64%) V-Model
4 12 (22.64%) Waterfall
5 11 (20.75%) Unit Testing
5 11 (20.75%) Test Management
5 11 (20.75%) Validation
6 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.32%) Scrum
7 6 (11.32%) Manual Testing
8 5 (9.43%) TDD
9 4 (7.55%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (7.55%) Migration
9 4 (7.55%) Automated Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.55%) Data Migration
10 3 (5.66%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) SQL
2 20 (37.74%) C#
3 17 (32.08%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.75%) Java
5 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
6 6 (11.32%) VB.NET
7 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.66%) PHP
9 2 (3.77%) VB
10 1 (1.89%) PHP5
10 1 (1.89%) PHP4
10 1 (1.89%) Ruby
10 1 (1.89%) XQuery
10 1 (1.89%) XAML
10 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.89%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.89%) VBA
10 1 (1.89%) Perl
10 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) ISEB
2 5 (9.43%) Degree
3 3 (5.66%) HND
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (33.96%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) ISA Server
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (22.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.89%) cPanel
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) SAP
2 11 (20.75%) Oracle
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.55%) Business Objects
5 3 (5.66%) Telerik
6 2 (3.77%) SumTotal
6 2 (3.77%) Saba
6 2 (3.77%) Remedy
6 2 (3.77%) HP
7 1 (1.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.89%) Twitter
7 1 (1.89%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.89%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.89%) Huawei
7 1 (1.89%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.89%) Apple
7 1 (1.89%) Nortel
7 1 (1.89%) McAfee
7 1 (1.89%) Symantec
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