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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 27 54 33
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -21
Contract jobs citing XML 72 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.06% 2.74% 4.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.84% 12.16% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 22
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £254 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £361 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +7.85%
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
302 296 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.42% 22.54% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 183 145
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
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 £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +22 46 £320 +0.39% 7
High Wycombe +10 6 £500 +78.57% 2
Aylesbury - 2 £288 -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 67 (57.26%) HTML
2 64 (54.70%) SQL
3 52 (44.44%) CSS
4 39 (33.33%) Java
5 38 (32.48%) Web Services
6 34 (29.06%) .NET
7 31 (26.50%) Unit Testing
8 29 (24.79%) JavaScript
9 27 (23.08%) ITIL
10 26 (22.22%) C#
11 25 (21.37%) SOAP
11 25 (21.37%) Service Management
11 25 (21.37%) Finance
12 24 (20.51%) HP
13 23 (19.66%) BMC
13 23 (19.66%) CA
13 23 (19.66%) CMS
13 23 (19.66%) ITSM
13 23 (19.66%) Visual Studio
13 23 (19.66%) jQuery
13 23 (19.66%) CMDB
13 23 (19.66%) ServiceNow
14 20 (17.09%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (17.09%) MVC
15 19 (16.24%) Workflow
15 19 (16.24%) ASP.NET
16 18 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
16 18 (15.38%) Content Management
17 17 (14.53%) Test Scripting
17 17 (14.53%) ASP.NET MVC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 23 (19.66%) CMS
2 6 (5.13%) IIS
2 6 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.71%) Moodle
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.85%) Node.js
5 1 (0.85%) SAS
5 1 (0.85%) JBoss
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.85%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (10.26%) MS Office
2 11 (9.40%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) SAP BCA
2 2 (1.71%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.85%) HFM
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) LDAP
2 10 (8.55%) HTTP
3 6 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.42%) HTTPS
4 4 (3.42%) FTP
5 1 (0.85%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.82%) Relational Database
2 11 (9.40%) DB2 UDB
2 11 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.40%) DB2
3 7 (5.98%) SAP BW
4 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.42%) Data Mining
5 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.71%) MySQL
7 1 (0.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.85%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.85%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.85%) Essbase
7 1 (0.85%) OLAP
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (19.66%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.27%) Ant
2 5 (4.27%) Maven
2 5 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.42%) WebDriver
3 4 (3.42%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.42%) SpecFlow
3 4 (3.42%) JIRA
3 4 (3.42%) Selenium
3 4 (3.42%) JUnit
4 3 (2.56%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.71%) Subversion
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.85%) Hudson
6 1 (0.85%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.85%) Xcode
6 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (21.37%) Finance
2 12 (10.26%) Banking
3 5 (4.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (60.68%) Developer
2 29 (24.79%) Analyst
3 21 (17.95%) ServiceNow Developer
4 17 (14.53%) Test Analyst
5 12 (10.26%) Web Developer
6 11 (9.40%) Security Analyst
7 10 (8.55%) Test Leader
8 8 (6.84%) IT Security Analyst
9 6 (5.13%) Architect
9 6 (5.13%) BizTalk Developer
10 5 (4.27%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Java Architect
11 4 (3.42%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (3.42%) AWS Developer
11 4 (3.42%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Consultant
12 3 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 3 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.56%) Java Developer
12 3 (2.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (57.26%) HTML
2 52 (44.44%) CSS
3 38 (32.48%) Web Services
4 34 (29.06%) .NET
5 25 (21.37%) SOAP
6 23 (19.66%) jQuery
7 19 (16.24%) ASP.NET
8 17 (14.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (12.82%) .NET Framework
10 13 (11.11%) JSON
10 13 (11.11%) WCF
11 11 (9.40%) Hibernate
11 11 (9.40%) Spring
12 10 (8.55%) JSP
12 10 (8.55%) REST
12 10 (8.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (7.69%) JMS
14 8 (6.84%) J2EE
15 7 (5.98%) Servlets
15 7 (5.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.66%) CMDB
2 13 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 12 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.13%) Data Integration
5 5 (4.27%) TRADACOMS
5 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.56%) Biometrics
7 3 (2.56%) Replication
7 3 (2.56%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.71%) iPhone
8 2 (1.71%) Social Media
8 2 (1.71%) iPad
8 2 (1.71%) NHS
9 1 (0.85%) IVR
9 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.27%) Windows
2 4 (3.42%) UNIX
3 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.85%) Linux
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.85%) Android
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.50%) Unit Testing
2 27 (23.08%) ITIL
3 25 (21.37%) Service Management
4 23 (19.66%) ITSM
5 20 (17.09%) MVC
5 20 (17.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (16.24%) Workflow
7 18 (15.38%) Content Management
7 18 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
8 17 (14.53%) Test Scripting
9 14 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (11.11%) Software Testing
10 13 (11.11%) Validation
11 12 (10.26%) OO
12 11 (9.40%) Project Management
12 11 (9.40%) Technical Analysis
13 10 (8.55%) V-Model
13 10 (8.55%) Waterfall
13 10 (8.55%) Test Management
13 10 (8.55%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 64 (54.70%) SQL
2 39 (33.33%) Java
3 29 (24.79%) JavaScript
4 26 (22.22%) C#
5 11 (9.40%) PowerShell
5 11 (9.40%) VB
6 7 (5.98%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.42%) ActionScript 2.0
7 4 (3.42%) ActionScript
8 3 (2.56%) VBScript
9 2 (1.71%) PHP
9 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.71%) XQuery
10 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (11.11%) ISEB
2 11 (9.40%) CISSP
3 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.27%) Degree
4 4 (3.42%) MCITP
4 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.40%) QA
2 9 (7.69%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.85%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (8.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.85%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (20.51%) HP
2 23 (19.66%) BMC
2 23 (19.66%) CA
2 23 (19.66%) ServiceNow
3 12 (10.26%) Oracle
4 10 (8.55%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.69%) SAP
6 3 (2.56%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (2.56%) Tableau
7 2 (1.71%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.85%) webMethods
8 1 (0.85%) OpenText
8 1 (0.85%) Terracotta
8 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.85%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.85%) Compaq