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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 34 58 37
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -21
Contract jobs citing XML 55 29 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.45% 2.21% 4.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.50% 10.82% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 18
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £232 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £364 £515
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 £31.75 £33.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.85% -3.64%
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
282 268 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.80% 20.41% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 171 146
Average daily rate £325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.25 £18.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 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 31 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 +12 38 £320 -1.53% 5
High Wycombe +7 5 £500 +78.57% 2
Aylesbury - 2 £288 - 1
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 72 (58.06%) HTML
2 66 (53.23%) SQL
3 57 (45.97%) CSS
4 42 (33.87%) Web Services
5 40 (32.26%) .NET
5 40 (32.26%) Java
6 37 (29.84%) Unit Testing
7 33 (26.61%) C#
8 32 (25.81%) JavaScript
9 30 (24.19%) SOAP
10 27 (21.77%) ITIL
11 26 (20.97%) Visual Studio
12 25 (20.16%) Service Management
12 25 (20.16%) Finance
12 25 (20.16%) jQuery
13 24 (19.35%) CMS
13 24 (19.35%) HP
14 23 (18.55%) BMC
14 23 (18.55%) CA
14 23 (18.55%) ITSM
14 23 (18.55%) CMDB
14 23 (18.55%) ServiceNow
15 22 (17.74%) MVC
15 22 (17.74%) ASP.NET
16 21 (16.94%) JSON
17 20 (16.13%) .NET Framework
18 19 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (15.32%) Content Management
18 19 (15.32%) Workflow
19 18 (14.52%) Knowledge Management

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 24 (19.35%) CMS
2 12 (9.68%) IIS
3 9 (7.26%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.23%) MQSeries
4 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.23%) Apache
5 3 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.61%) JBoss
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.61%) Moodle
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.81%) Node.js
7 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.81%) Mule
7 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (9.68%) MS Office
2 11 (8.87%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.81%) SAP BCA
2 1 (0.81%) HFM
2 1 (0.81%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.10%) HTTP
2 11 (8.87%) LDAP
3 6 (4.84%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.23%) HTTPS
4 4 (3.23%) FTP
4 4 (3.23%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.81%) Intranet
5 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.10%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.87%) DB2
3 11 (8.87%) DB2 UDB
4 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.03%) SAP BW
4 5 (4.03%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.23%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.61%) MySQL
8 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.81%) SQLite
8 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.81%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.81%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.81%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 26 (20.97%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.03%) Ant
2 5 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.03%) Maven
3 4 (3.23%) WebDriver
3 4 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.23%) JUnit
3 4 (3.23%) Selenium
3 4 (3.23%) Fiddler
3 4 (3.23%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.42%) JIRA
4 3 (2.42%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.61%) Subversion
5 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.81%) Hudson
6 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.81%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.81%) Xcode
General
1 25 (20.16%) Finance
2 17 (13.71%) Banking
3 6 (4.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (62.10%) Developer
2 26 (20.97%) Analyst
3 21 (16.94%) ServiceNow Developer
4 14 (11.29%) Test Analyst
4 14 (11.29%) Web Developer
5 11 (8.87%) Security Analyst
6 8 (6.45%) IT Security Analyst
7 7 (5.65%) Consultant
7 7 (5.65%) Test Leader
8 6 (4.84%) iOS Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Architect
9 5 (4.03%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.03%) BizTalk Developer
10 4 (3.23%) BizTalk Consultant
10 4 (3.23%) Java Architect
10 4 (3.23%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (3.23%) AWS Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (58.06%) HTML
2 57 (45.97%) CSS
3 42 (33.87%) Web Services
4 40 (32.26%) .NET
5 30 (24.19%) SOAP
6 25 (20.16%) jQuery
7 22 (17.74%) ASP.NET
8 21 (16.94%) JSON
9 20 (16.13%) .NET Framework
10 18 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (13.71%) WCF
11 17 (13.71%) REST
12 12 (9.68%) XSLT
12 12 (9.68%) Hibernate
12 12 (9.68%) Spring
13 10 (8.06%) JSP
13 10 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (7.26%) J2EE
14 9 (7.26%) Ajax
14 9 (7.26%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.55%) CMDB
2 13 (10.48%) Client/Server
3 11 (8.87%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.65%) Data Integration
5 6 (4.84%) User Experience
5 6 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.03%) TRADACOMS
6 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.23%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.42%) Biometrics
9 2 (1.61%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.61%) iPhone
9 2 (1.61%) Replication
9 2 (1.61%) NHS
9 2 (1.61%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.61%) Social Media
9 2 (1.61%) iPad
10 1 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.65%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.23%) Windows
3 3 (2.42%) UNIX
4 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.84%) Unit Testing
2 27 (21.77%) ITIL
3 25 (20.16%) Service Management
4 23 (18.55%) ITSM
5 22 (17.74%) MVC
6 19 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (15.32%) Content Management
6 19 (15.32%) Workflow
7 18 (14.52%) Knowledge Management
8 17 (13.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (13.71%) Test Scripting
9 14 (11.29%) OO
10 11 (8.87%) Project Management
10 11 (8.87%) Technical Analysis
11 10 (8.06%) Data Protection
11 10 (8.06%) Validation
11 10 (8.06%) Security Management
11 10 (8.06%) Software Testing
12 9 (7.26%) Information Security
12 9 (7.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 66 (53.23%) SQL
2 40 (32.26%) Java
3 33 (26.61%) C#
4 32 (25.81%) JavaScript
5 12 (9.68%) PowerShell
6 11 (8.87%) VB
7 10 (8.06%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.84%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.23%) ActionScript 2.0
9 4 (3.23%) ActionScript
10 3 (2.42%) VBScript
11 2 (1.61%) PHP
11 2 (1.61%) XQuery
12 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.81%) C
12 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (8.87%) CISSP
2 10 (8.06%) ISEB
3 7 (5.65%) Degree
4 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.42%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (2.42%) MCITP
6 3 (2.42%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.26%) SLA
2 8 (6.45%) QA
3 2 (1.61%) HL7
Systems Management
1 7 (5.65%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.81%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (19.35%) HP
2 23 (18.55%) BMC
2 23 (18.55%) CA
2 23 (18.55%) ServiceNow
3 14 (11.29%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.48%) Oracle
5 6 (4.84%) SAP
6 3 (2.42%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (1.61%) Tableau
7 2 (1.61%) Apple
7 2 (1.61%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.81%) webMethods
8 1 (0.81%) OpenText
8 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.81%) Ektron
8 1 (0.81%) Terracotta
8 1 (0.81%) Compaq
8 1 (0.81%) Hyperion