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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 59 44 23
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -21
Contract jobs citing XML 25 36 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.00% 3.63% 5.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.74% 13.85% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 23
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£290 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £243 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.29 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +20.00%
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
213 260 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.03% 26.18% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 145 102
Average daily rate £375 £338 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +73.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -12 18 £290 -17.14% 7
Marlow +2 1 - -
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 2
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 25 (45.45%) SQL
2 21 (38.18%) Finance
3 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
4 16 (29.09%) HTML
5 15 (27.27%) QA
6 14 (25.45%) .NET
7 13 (23.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (21.82%) XSLT
8 12 (21.82%) Java
9 11 (20.00%) SAP
9 11 (20.00%) ISEB
9 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 11 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 11 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
10 10 (18.18%) Waterfall
10 10 (18.18%) V-Model
10 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (18.18%) C#
11 9 (16.36%) Web Services
11 9 (16.36%) jQuery
11 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (14.55%) Spring
12 8 (14.55%) Degree
12 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
12 8 (14.55%) CMS
12 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
12 8 (14.55%) J2EE
12 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
13 7 (12.73%) DB2

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 8 (14.55%) CMS
2 7 (12.73%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.64%) Node.js
3 2 (3.64%) Drupal
3 2 (3.64%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.64%) Apache
3 2 (3.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.82%) WordPress
4 1 (1.82%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.82%) Moodle
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.82%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.82%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.82%) Wireless
3 1 (1.82%) SSL
3 1 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.73%) DB2
4 5 (9.09%) SAP BW
5 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (5.45%) MySQL
7 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) JIRA
2 4 (7.27%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.45%) JUnit
3 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.45%) Selenium
3 3 (5.45%) Subversion
3 3 (5.45%) WatiN
4 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.82%) Moq
General
1 21 (38.18%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Spanish Language
4 3 (5.45%) Games
5 2 (3.64%) Retail
5 2 (3.64%) Publishing
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Marketing
6 1 (1.82%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Developer
2 17 (30.91%) Analyst
3 9 (16.36%) Test Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Tester
6 4 (7.27%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.27%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.45%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.64%) Web Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) QA Tester
8 2 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) HTML
2 14 (25.45%) .NET
3 12 (21.82%) XSLT
4 9 (16.36%) Web Services
4 9 (16.36%) jQuery
5 8 (14.55%) Spring
5 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
5 8 (14.55%) J2EE
6 7 (12.73%) CSS
6 7 (12.73%) SOAP
7 6 (10.91%) Ajax
7 6 (10.91%) JSON
8 5 (9.09%) Hibernate
8 5 (9.09%) LINQ
8 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (9.09%) HTML5
9 4 (7.27%) RESTful
9 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
9 4 (7.27%) Struts
10 3 (5.45%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.45%) AS400
5 1 (1.82%) IVR
5 1 (1.82%) SCORM
5 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.82%) W3C
5 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.82%) Animation
5 1 (1.82%) User Experience
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.64%) Android
2 2 (3.64%) UNIX
2 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) zOS
3 1 (1.82%) AIX
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.82%) CentOS
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 11 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 10 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 10 (18.18%) V-Model
3 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
5 6 (10.91%) Test Management
5 6 (10.91%) Validation
5 6 (10.91%) Migration
6 5 (9.09%) MVC
6 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.09%) Time Management
7 4 (7.27%) Use Case
7 4 (7.27%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.27%) Manual Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.45%) Web Design
8 3 (5.45%) Workflow
8 3 (5.45%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) SQL
2 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.82%) Java
4 10 (18.18%) C#
5 7 (12.73%) PHP
6 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.45%) Perl
7 3 (5.45%) ActionScript
8 2 (3.64%) Google Apps Script
8 2 (3.64%) Python
8 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.82%) XAML
9 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.82%) VB
9 1 (1.82%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.82%) PHP5
9 1 (1.82%) PHP4
9 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) ISEB
2 8 (14.55%) Degree
3 3 (5.45%) Sun Certification
3 3 (5.45%) HND
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Firmware
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) SAP
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Business Objects
4 3 (5.45%) Sun
4 3 (5.45%) Telerik
5 2 (3.64%) Rackspace
5 2 (3.64%) Google
5 2 (3.64%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) Lotus
6 1 (1.82%) SumTotal
6 1 (1.82%) Saba
6 1 (1.82%) Symantec
6 1 (1.82%) McAfee
6 1 (1.82%) IBM
6 1 (1.82%) Twitter
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