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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 60 43 23
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -20
Contract jobs citing XML 31 33 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.38% 3.15% 6.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.81% 13.87% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 24
Average daily rate
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£293 £300 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -16.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £365 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.29 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -16.66%
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
242 238 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.56% 22.69% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 135 101
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £30.15 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.72% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £20.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £20.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 20 £290 +0.86% 3
High Wycombe - 4 £325 - 1
Marlow - 1 £250 -
Newport Pagnell - 1 - -
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Gerrards Cross - - - -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (48.00%) HTML
1 24 (48.00%) SQL
2 22 (44.00%) .NET
3 20 (40.00%) C#
4 19 (38.00%) Finance
5 17 (34.00%) JavaScript
5 17 (34.00%) jQuery
6 16 (32.00%) QA
6 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
7 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET
8 14 (28.00%) CSS
8 14 (28.00%) Web Services
9 13 (26.00%) Test Scripting
10 12 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (24.00%) Java
10 12 (24.00%) MVC
10 12 (24.00%) Relational Database
11 11 (22.00%) ISEB
11 11 (22.00%) SAP
11 11 (22.00%) Oracle
11 11 (22.00%) Ajax
11 11 (22.00%) Software Testing
11 11 (22.00%) Unit Testing
11 11 (22.00%) .NET Framework
11 11 (22.00%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (22.00%) HTML5
12 10 (20.00%) V-Model
12 10 (20.00%) Waterfall
13 9 (18.00%) WCF

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (16.00%) CMS
2 6 (12.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.00%) IIS
4 2 (4.00%) Node.js
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.00%) JBoss
5 1 (2.00%) Apache
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.00%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.00%) WordPress
5 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.00%) Confluence
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Firewall
2 2 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (2.00%) LTE
3 1 (2.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.00%) Wireless
3 1 (2.00%) 2G
3 1 (2.00%) Broadband
3 1 (2.00%) SNMP
3 1 (2.00%) SSL
3 1 (2.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) 3G
3 1 (2.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (10.00%) SAP BW
4 4 (8.00%) MySQL
4 4 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.00%) DB2
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (16.00%) JIRA
2 7 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.00%) Selenium
4 3 (6.00%) WatiN
5 2 (4.00%) Subversion
5 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.00%) Moq
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.00%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.00%) NUnit
6 1 (2.00%) Ant
6 1 (2.00%) JUnit
General
1 19 (38.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Publishing
3 2 (4.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Test Leader
6 4 (8.00%) Tester
7 3 (6.00%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.00%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.00%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Lead Test Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.00%) HTML
2 22 (44.00%) .NET
3 17 (34.00%) jQuery
4 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 14 (28.00%) CSS
5 14 (28.00%) Web Services
6 11 (22.00%) Ajax
6 11 (22.00%) .NET Framework
6 11 (22.00%) HTML5
7 9 (18.00%) LINQ
7 9 (18.00%) WCF
8 8 (16.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (16.00%) J2EE
9 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
9 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (12.00%) XSLT
10 6 (12.00%) SOAP
11 5 (10.00%) JSP
11 5 (10.00%) WinForms
11 5 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.00%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Open Source
6 1 (2.00%) Social Media
6 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.00%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.00%) IVR
6 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.00%) User Experience
6 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) UNIX
2 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.00%) Android
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.00%) zOS
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Test Scripting
2 12 (24.00%) MVC
2 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (22.00%) Unit Testing
3 11 (22.00%) Software Testing
4 10 (20.00%) V-Model
4 10 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 8 (16.00%) Test Management
5 8 (16.00%) Validation
6 6 (12.00%) Scrum
7 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 5 (10.00%) TDD
8 4 (8.00%) Automated Testing
8 4 (8.00%) SOA
8 4 (8.00%) Migration
8 4 (8.00%) Data Migration
8 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.00%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) SQL
2 20 (40.00%) C#
3 17 (34.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (24.00%) Java
5 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (12.00%) VB.NET
6 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.00%) PHP
8 2 (4.00%) VB
8 2 (4.00%) Perl
9 1 (2.00%) C++
9 1 (2.00%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.00%) VBA
9 1 (2.00%) XQuery
9 1 (2.00%) XAML
9 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.00%) Ruby
9 1 (2.00%) PHP5
9 1 (2.00%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) ISEB
2 5 (10.00%) Degree
3 3 (6.00%) HND
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Firmware
1 1 (2.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.00%) cPanel
2 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Oracle
1 11 (22.00%) SAP
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) Business Objects
4 3 (6.00%) Telerik
5 2 (4.00%) Remedy
5 2 (4.00%) SumTotal
5 2 (4.00%) Saba
5 2 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) Nortel
6 1 (2.00%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.00%) Apple
6 1 (2.00%) Symantec
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) McAfee
6 1 (2.00%) Huawei
6 1 (2.00%) Greenplum
6 1 (2.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (2.00%) Twitter
6 1 (2.00%) Rackspace