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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 46 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 37 41 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.08% 4.92% 5.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.55% 21.13% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 34
Average daily rate £300 £425 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +28.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £341 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.97 - £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
273 194 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.75% 23.26% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 125 132
Average daily rate £330 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £15.97 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.51% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -16 22 £300 -30.43% 5
High Wycombe +4 8 £263 -22.22% 1
Marlow 0 1 £125 - 1
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - - 1
Gerrards Cross - - - -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (46.27%) SQL
2 27 (40.30%) HTML
3 23 (34.33%) JavaScript
4 21 (31.34%) Oracle
5 20 (29.85%) Java
5 20 (29.85%) Web Services
6 18 (26.87%) CSS
7 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
7 17 (25.37%) .NET
8 16 (23.88%) SOA
9 14 (20.90%) Finance
10 13 (19.40%) C#
11 12 (17.91%) jQuery
12 11 (16.42%) Content Management
13 9 (13.43%) Ajax
13 9 (13.43%) JSON
13 9 (13.43%) Unit Testing
14 8 (11.94%) MVC
14 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
14 8 (11.94%) PHP
14 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET
14 8 (11.94%) ITIL
14 8 (11.94%) Windows
14 8 (11.94%) UML
14 8 (11.94%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (10.45%) Web Development
15 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (10.45%) Data Integration
15 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (10.45%) Linux

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (10.45%) CMS
2 6 (8.96%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (7.46%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.49%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (1.49%) Confluence
6 1 (1.49%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 1 (1.49%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.49%) Moodle
6 1 (1.49%) SAS
6 1 (1.49%) Apache
6 1 (1.49%) IIS
6 1 (1.49%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.46%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.49%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 1 (1.49%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.49%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.49%) Tridion
3 1 (1.49%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) SaaS
2 5 (7.46%) PaaS
3 2 (2.99%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) DNS
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (10.45%) MySQL
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle OWB
2 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.46%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.97%) DB2
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.49%) OLAP
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.48%) Subversion
3 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.49%) JIRA
4 1 (1.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.49%) XMLUnit
4 1 (1.49%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.49%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.49%) JSUnit
4 1 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.49%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.49%) JUnit
General
1 14 (20.90%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Banking
2 5 (7.46%) Retail
2 5 (7.46%) Publishing
2 5 (7.46%) Automotive
3 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (67.16%) Developer
2 10 (14.93%) .NET Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Consultant
4 8 (11.94%) Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Web Developer
6 6 (8.96%) ServiceNow Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Oracle Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Programmer
8 4 (5.97%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Software Tester
10 2 (2.99%) Architect
10 2 (2.99%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.99%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (40.30%) HTML
2 20 (29.85%) Web Services
3 18 (26.87%) CSS
4 17 (25.37%) .NET
5 12 (17.91%) jQuery
6 9 (13.43%) Ajax
6 9 (13.43%) JSON
7 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET
8 7 (10.45%) SOAP
9 6 (8.96%) XSL
10 5 (7.46%) LINQ
10 5 (7.46%) .NET Framework
10 5 (7.46%) HTML5
10 5 (7.46%) REST
11 4 (5.97%) J2EE
11 4 (5.97%) XSLT
11 4 (5.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (4.48%) Spring
12 3 (4.48%) WCF
12 3 (4.48%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Data Integration
2 6 (8.96%) CMDB
3 5 (7.46%) Telematics
3 5 (7.46%) E-Learning
4 3 (4.48%) CESG
4 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.99%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.49%) Statistics
6 1 (1.49%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.49%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.49%) Social Network
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Life Science
6 1 (1.49%) Open Source
6 1 (1.49%) iPhone
6 1 (1.49%) FMCG
6 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.49%) VLE
6 1 (1.49%) Replication
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Windows
2 7 (10.45%) Linux
3 5 (7.46%) UNIX
4 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) SOA
2 11 (16.42%) Content Management
3 9 (13.43%) Unit Testing
4 8 (11.94%) MVC
4 8 (11.94%) ITIL
4 8 (11.94%) UML
4 8 (11.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (10.45%) Web Development
5 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.45%) ITSM
6 6 (8.96%) Workflow
6 6 (8.96%) EAI
6 6 (8.96%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (7.46%) SysML
7 5 (7.46%) Time Management
7 5 (7.46%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (7.46%) Scrum
8 4 (5.97%) Rapid Prototyping
8 4 (5.97%) TOGAF
9 3 (4.48%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.27%) SQL
2 23 (34.33%) JavaScript
3 20 (29.85%) Java
4 13 (19.40%) C#
5 8 (11.94%) PHP
6 7 (10.45%) PL/SQL
6 7 (10.45%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.97%) Perl
7 4 (5.97%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.48%) VB
9 2 (2.99%) Python
10 1 (1.49%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.49%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.49%) VBScript
10 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.49%) Dublin Core
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) Oracle
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.45%) HP
3 7 (10.45%) BMC
4 6 (8.96%) ClickSoftware Technologies
4 6 (8.96%) ServiceNow
4 6 (8.96%) CA
5 3 (4.48%) IBM
6 2 (2.99%) Adobe
6 2 (2.99%) Remedy
6 2 (2.99%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.49%) Talend
7 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.49%) Sun
7 1 (1.49%) Xamarin
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