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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 20 54 33
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -21
Contract jobs citing XML 85 36 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.38% 2.85% 5.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.51% 12.95% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 19 24
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£325 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £193 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
309 278 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.85% 21.98% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 157 133
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 29 May 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 29 May 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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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 +21 48 £320 +4.48% 7
High Wycombe +11 15 £388 +109.45% 4
Aylesbury - 2 £288 -
Buckingham - 1 - -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 75 (60.48%) HTML
2 65 (52.42%) SQL
3 55 (44.35%) CSS
4 43 (34.68%) Java
5 41 (33.06%) Web Services
6 38 (30.65%) .NET
7 33 (26.61%) JavaScript
8 32 (25.81%) Unit Testing
9 30 (24.19%) Finance
10 29 (23.39%) C#
11 26 (20.97%) jQuery
12 24 (19.35%) Visual Studio
13 23 (18.55%) SOAP
13 23 (18.55%) ITIL
14 22 (17.74%) ITSM
14 22 (17.74%) MVC
14 22 (17.74%) CMS
14 22 (17.74%) HP
14 22 (17.74%) BMC
14 22 (17.74%) CA
14 22 (17.74%) CMDB
14 22 (17.74%) ServiceNow
15 21 (16.94%) User Acceptance Testing
15 21 (16.94%) Service Management
15 21 (16.94%) ASP.NET
16 19 (15.32%) Workflow
16 19 (15.32%) Test Scripting
17 18 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (14.52%) Oracle
17 18 (14.52%) SQL Server

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 22 (17.74%) CMS
2 6 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.84%) IIS
2 6 (4.84%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (4.03%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.61%) JBoss
5 2 (1.61%) SAS
5 2 (1.61%) Moodle
5 2 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.81%) Node.js
6 1 (0.81%) Mule
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (9.68%) MS Office
2 11 (8.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) SAP BCA
2 2 (1.61%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.81%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.81%) HFM
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.87%) LDAP
2 9 (7.26%) HTTP
3 6 (4.84%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.42%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.42%) FTP
5 2 (1.61%) Broadband
6 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.52%) SQL Server
1 18 (14.52%) Relational Database
2 12 (9.68%) DB2
3 11 (8.87%) DB2 UDB
4 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.65%) SAP BW
6 5 (4.03%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.23%) Data Mining
7 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.42%) MySQL
9 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.61%) OLAP
9 2 (1.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (1.61%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.81%) SQLite
10 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (19.35%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.65%) JIRA
4 6 (4.84%) Ant
5 5 (4.03%) Selenium
5 5 (4.03%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.03%) Maven
5 5 (4.03%) JUnit
6 4 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.23%) SpecFlow
6 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.61%) Subversion
8 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.81%) Hudson
8 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.81%) NUnit
8 1 (0.81%) Xcode
General
1 30 (24.19%) Finance
2 15 (12.10%) Banking
3 4 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (62.10%) Developer
2 30 (24.19%) Analyst
3 20 (16.13%) ServiceNow Developer
4 18 (14.52%) Test Analyst
5 15 (12.10%) Web Developer
6 12 (9.68%) Test Leader
7 11 (8.87%) Security Analyst
8 8 (6.45%) IT Security Analyst
9 6 (4.84%) Architect
10 5 (4.03%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (4.03%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.03%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Consultant
11 4 (3.23%) BizTalk Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Java Architect
11 4 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Front-End Web Developer
12 3 (2.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 3 (2.42%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (60.48%) HTML
2 55 (44.35%) CSS
3 41 (33.06%) Web Services
4 38 (30.65%) .NET
5 26 (20.97%) jQuery
6 23 (18.55%) SOAP
7 21 (16.94%) ASP.NET
8 16 (12.90%) .NET Framework
8 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (12.10%) WCF
9 15 (12.10%) Spring
9 15 (12.10%) JSP
10 14 (11.29%) JSON
11 13 (10.48%) Ajax
12 12 (9.68%) Hibernate
12 12 (9.68%) J2EE
13 10 (8.06%) JMS
13 10 (8.06%) Struts
13 10 (8.06%) REST
14 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.74%) CMDB
2 15 (12.10%) Client/Server
3 13 (10.48%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.03%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.03%) Data Integration
5 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.23%) Replication
6 4 (3.23%) Social Media
7 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.42%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (2.42%) TRADACOMS
7 3 (2.42%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.61%) NHS
8 2 (1.61%) iPad
8 2 (1.61%) iPhone
9 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.81%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.65%) Windows
2 3 (2.42%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.42%) UNIX
3 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.61%) Linux
3 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.81%) Unit Testing
2 23 (18.55%) ITIL
3 22 (17.74%) ITSM
3 22 (17.74%) MVC
4 21 (16.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (16.94%) Service Management
5 19 (15.32%) Workflow
5 19 (15.32%) Test Scripting
6 18 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (13.71%) Content Management
7 17 (13.71%) Knowledge Management
8 15 (12.10%) Validation
9 12 (9.68%) OO
9 12 (9.68%) Software Testing
9 12 (9.68%) Waterfall
9 12 (9.68%) Test Management
9 12 (9.68%) V-Model
9 12 (9.68%) SDLC
10 11 (8.87%) Technical Analysis
10 11 (8.87%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (52.42%) SQL
2 43 (34.68%) Java
3 33 (26.61%) JavaScript
4 29 (23.39%) C#
5 11 (8.87%) PowerShell
5 11 (8.87%) VB
5 11 (8.87%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.23%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.42%) ActionScript 2.0
7 3 (2.42%) ActionScript
7 3 (2.42%) VBScript
8 2 (1.61%) XQuery
8 2 (1.61%) PHP
8 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (9.68%) ISEB
2 11 (8.87%) CISSP
3 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.03%) Degree
5 4 (3.23%) MCITP
6 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.29%) QA
2 9 (7.26%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.61%) ISA Server
1 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.81%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (17.74%) HP
1 22 (17.74%) BMC
1 22 (17.74%) CA
1 22 (17.74%) ServiceNow
2 18 (14.52%) Oracle
3 11 (8.87%) SAP
3 11 (8.87%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.42%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (2.42%) Tableau
5 2 (1.61%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.81%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.81%) OpenText
6 1 (0.81%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.81%) Apple
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
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