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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 59 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 23 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.94% 3.82% 4.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.18% 15.09% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £264 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +32.20%
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
226 265 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.07% 25.33% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 145 129
Average daily rate £375 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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 -16 12 £288 -17.85% 2
Marlow +4 2 £300 -
High Wycombe - 1 £300 - 2
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 23 (43.40%) SQL
2 21 (39.62%) HTML
3 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
4 17 (32.08%) Finance
5 16 (30.19%) .NET
6 14 (26.42%) Web Services
7 13 (24.53%) Java
7 13 (24.53%) XSLT
8 12 (22.64%) C#
9 11 (20.75%) jQuery
10 10 (18.87%) Unit Testing
10 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET
10 10 (18.87%) CSS
10 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
11 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (16.98%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (15.09%) Degree
12 8 (15.09%) JSON
12 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (15.09%) DB2
12 8 (15.09%) SOAP
12 8 (15.09%) J2EE
13 7 (13.21%) PHP
13 7 (13.21%) WebSphere
13 7 (13.21%) Spring
13 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
13 7 (13.21%) QA
14 6 (11.32%) LINQ
14 6 (11.32%) Banking
14 6 (11.32%) Ajax

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 7 (13.21%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.66%) CMS
3 2 (3.77%) IIS
3 2 (3.77%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.77%) Apache
3 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.77%) Drupal
3 2 (3.77%) Node.js
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.89%) WordPress
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.89%) Moodle
4 1 (1.89%) Confluence
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.89%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Google App Engine
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.89%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.89%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) DNS
2 2 (3.77%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.77%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) SSL
3 1 (1.89%) Wireless
3 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) DB2
3 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.66%) MySQL
5 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) JIRA
2 4 (7.55%) Eclipse
2 4 (7.55%) Subversion
3 3 (5.66%) JUnit
3 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.66%) Selenium
3 3 (5.66%) WatiN
4 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.89%) Moq
5 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.89%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Spanish Language
4 3 (5.66%) Games
4 3 (5.66%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Interactive Media
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (56.60%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Analyst
3 6 (11.32%) .NET Developer
4 5 (9.43%) C# Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (7.55%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Tester
6 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.66%) PHP Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Web Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow Developer
7 2 (3.77%) QA Tester
7 2 (3.77%) Applications Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (39.62%) HTML
2 16 (30.19%) .NET
3 14 (26.42%) Web Services
4 13 (24.53%) XSLT
5 11 (20.75%) jQuery
6 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET
6 10 (18.87%) CSS
7 8 (15.09%) SOAP
7 8 (15.09%) J2EE
7 8 (15.09%) JSON
8 7 (13.21%) Spring
9 6 (11.32%) Ajax
9 6 (11.32%) LINQ
9 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (11.32%) HTML5
10 4 (7.55%) RESTful
10 4 (7.55%) REST
10 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
10 4 (7.55%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.43%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.66%) AS400
5 2 (3.77%) Open Source
5 2 (3.77%) CMDB
6 1 (1.89%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.89%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.89%) User Experience
6 1 (1.89%) SCORM
6 1 (1.89%) IVR
6 1 (1.89%) Animation
6 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.89%) W3C
6 1 (1.89%) Firmware
6 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Android
2 2 (3.77%) UNIX
2 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.89%) CentOS
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.89%) zOS
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) Unit Testing
2 9 (16.98%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.32%) Software Testing
4 5 (9.43%) MVC
4 5 (9.43%) Workflow
5 4 (7.55%) Use Case
5 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
5 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.66%) Regression Testing
6 3 (5.66%) ITIL
6 3 (5.66%) Migration
6 3 (5.66%) Content Management
6 3 (5.66%) Automated Testing
6 3 (5.66%) V-Model
6 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.66%) Time Management
6 3 (5.66%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (3.77%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) SQL
2 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
3 13 (24.53%) Java
4 12 (22.64%) C#
5 7 (13.21%) PHP
6 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.55%) Python
7 3 (5.66%) ActionScript
7 3 (5.66%) Perl
8 2 (3.77%) Google Apps Script
8 2 (3.77%) VB
8 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.89%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.89%) XAML
9 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.89%) Ruby
9 1 (1.89%) PHP5
9 1 (1.89%) PHP4
9 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) ISEB
3 3 (5.66%) HND
3 3 (5.66%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) SAP
3 4 (7.55%) HP
4 3 (5.66%) Sun
4 3 (5.66%) Telerik
5 2 (3.77%) Google
5 2 (3.77%) Rackspace
5 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.77%) BMC
5 2 (3.77%) CA
5 2 (3.77%) Lotus
6 1 (1.89%) Symantec
6 1 (1.89%) McAfee
6 1 (1.89%) SumTotal
6 1 (1.89%) Saba
6 1 (1.89%) Twitter
6 1 (1.89%) IBM