The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 41 43 54
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing XML 40 48 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.46% 3.60% 2.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.47% 16.38% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 20
Median daily rate £319 £320 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £282 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £559 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
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
229 293 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.53% 21.96% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 170 157
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+204.16% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -6 23 £340 +7.08% 3
High Wycombe - 3 £258 - 1
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 45 (62.50%) Java
2 43 (59.72%) SQL
3 31 (43.06%) JavaScript
4 29 (40.28%) HTML
5 24 (33.33%) IBM
6 23 (31.94%) C#
6 23 (31.94%) XSLT
7 22 (30.56%) Linux
8 21 (29.17%) CSS
8 21 (29.17%) .NET
8 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (27.78%) WebSphere
10 19 (26.39%) Web Services
11 17 (23.61%) jQuery
12 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
13 15 (20.83%) SOAP
13 15 (20.83%) Unix
13 15 (20.83%) JSON
13 15 (20.83%) Spring
14 14 (19.44%) Oracle
15 13 (18.06%) ITIL
16 12 (16.67%) JMS
16 12 (16.67%) QA
17 11 (15.28%) REST
17 11 (15.28%) SOA
17 11 (15.28%) Tomcat
17 11 (15.28%) JSP
17 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET
17 11 (15.28%) Scrum
17 11 (15.28%) MVC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (27.78%) WebSphere
2 11 (15.28%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.94%) IIS
4 4 (5.56%) Apache
4 4 (5.56%) CMS
5 3 (4.17%) Apache Spark
5 3 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (4.17%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.78%) JBoss
6 2 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.78%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.39%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.39%) SAS
7 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.39%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) LDAP
2 6 (8.33%) SSL
3 5 (6.94%) HTTP
4 4 (5.56%) Firewall
4 4 (5.56%) SMTP
5 3 (4.17%) FTP
5 3 (4.17%) HTTPS
5 3 (4.17%) Internet
5 3 (4.17%) Network Security
5 3 (4.17%) WinSCP
6 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.39%) Broadband
7 1 (1.39%) Intranet
7 1 (1.39%) LAN
7 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.89%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.56%) Big Data
3 4 (5.56%) DB2
3 4 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.56%) MySQL
3 4 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Log4j
1 9 (12.50%) Selenium
2 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.94%) JIRA
2 5 (6.94%) JUnit
2 5 (6.94%) Maven
2 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.94%) WebDriver
3 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (4.17%) SoapUI
4 3 (4.17%) XMLSpy
5 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.39%) Ant
6 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.39%) Gradle
6 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Banking
3 5 (6.94%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Games
5 1 (1.39%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (54.17%) Developer
2 21 (29.17%) Analyst
3 13 (18.06%) .NET Developer
4 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 10 (13.89%) Java Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Applications Support
6 8 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 8 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Support Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) Designer
8 5 (6.94%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Business Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Hadoop Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Scala Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (40.28%) HTML
2 23 (31.94%) XSLT
3 21 (29.17%) .NET
3 21 (29.17%) CSS
4 19 (26.39%) Web Services
5 17 (23.61%) jQuery
6 15 (20.83%) JSON
6 15 (20.83%) SOAP
6 15 (20.83%) Spring
7 12 (16.67%) JMS
8 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET
8 11 (15.28%) JSP
8 11 (15.28%) REST
9 10 (13.89%) .NET Framework
9 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (13.89%) J2EE
10 9 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
10 9 (12.50%) J2SE
10 9 (12.50%) XML Schema
11 8 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) DataPower
2 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.17%) IVR
4 2 (2.78%) CMDB
4 2 (2.78%) iPad
4 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.39%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.39%) Statistics
5 1 (1.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.56%) Linux
2 15 (20.83%) Unix
3 9 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (9.72%) Windows
5 4 (5.56%) zOS
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.06%) ITIL
3 11 (15.28%) MVC
3 11 (15.28%) Scrum
3 11 (15.28%) SOA
4 9 (12.50%) Web Development
5 8 (11.11%) Migration
6 7 (9.72%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (8.33%) Project Management
7 6 (8.33%) SDLC
7 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.94%) Data Analysis
8 5 (6.94%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.94%) OO
8 5 (6.94%) UML
9 4 (5.56%) Content Management
9 4 (5.56%) CRM
9 4 (5.56%) Functional Testing
9 4 (5.56%) Security Operations
9 4 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 45 (62.50%) Java
2 43 (59.72%) SQL
3 31 (43.06%) JavaScript
4 23 (31.94%) C#
5 8 (11.11%) Python
6 7 (9.72%) Bash Shell
6 7 (9.72%) PHP
6 7 (9.72%) VB
7 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.17%) Scala
9 2 (2.78%) XPath
10 1 (1.39%) C
10 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) ISEB
2 5 (6.94%) ISTQB
2 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Nagios
1 3 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.78%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (33.33%) IBM
2 14 (19.44%) Oracle
3 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.17%) Avaya
4 3 (4.17%) Genesys
4 3 (4.17%) KANA
5 2 (2.78%) BMC
5 2 (2.78%) CA
5 2 (2.78%) Ektron
5 2 (2.78%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.78%) HP
5 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.78%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.39%) SAP
6 1 (1.39%) TIBCO