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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 46 55 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing XML 39 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.22% 2.63% 3.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.98% 10.80% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £426 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.97 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.60 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.49% -15.71%
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
279 250 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.02% 24.37% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 152 80
Average daily rate £338 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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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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 0 23 £295 +7.27% 23
High Wycombe -4 7 £338 +11.11%
Newport Pagnell - 3 - - 1
Marlow - 1 £250 -
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Olney - - - -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 33 (57.89%) SQL
2 25 (43.86%) Finance
3 21 (36.84%) HTML
3 21 (36.84%) QA
3 21 (36.84%) Relational Database
4 20 (35.09%) C#
4 20 (35.09%) .NET
5 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 19 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 18 (31.58%) V-Model
6 18 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
6 18 (31.58%) Software Testing
6 18 (31.58%) Waterfall
6 18 (31.58%) ISEB
7 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
7 17 (29.82%) SAP
7 17 (29.82%) Validation
7 17 (29.82%) jQuery
7 17 (29.82%) Test Management
8 15 (26.32%) CSS
9 14 (24.56%) Web Services
10 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET
11 11 (19.30%) T-SQL
11 11 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (19.30%) MVC
11 11 (19.30%) SAP BW
12 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
12 10 (17.54%) Java
12 10 (17.54%) Oracle

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 7 (12.28%) CMS
2 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (8.77%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (5.26%) IIS
5 2 (3.51%) SAS
5 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.75%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Office
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) SAP BCA
2 2 (3.51%) SAP FI
2 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Broadband
2 1 (1.75%) LTE
2 1 (1.75%) Network Security
2 1 (1.75%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) Telnet
2 1 (1.75%) 3G
2 1 (1.75%) Firewall
2 1 (1.75%) 2G
2 1 (1.75%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.84%) Relational Database
2 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
3 11 (19.30%) SAP BW
4 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (7.02%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.26%) MySQL
6 3 (5.26%) Data Mining
7 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.51%) OLAP
7 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.51%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (3.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.75%) DB2
8 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 8 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (12.28%) JIRA
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (3.51%) Selenium
6 1 (1.75%) WatiN
6 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.75%) NUnit
6 1 (1.75%) Ant
6 1 (1.75%) JUnit
General
1 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Publishing
4 1 (1.75%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (56.14%) Developer
2 16 (28.07%) Analyst
2 16 (28.07%) Test Analyst
3 14 (24.56%) Test Leader
4 6 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 5 (8.77%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.51%) SAS Developer
8 2 (3.51%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Administrator
8 2 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Administrator
8 2 (3.51%) Lead Test Analyst
9 1 (1.75%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (1.75%) SAP Analyst
9 1 (1.75%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.84%) HTML
2 20 (35.09%) .NET
3 17 (29.82%) jQuery
4 15 (26.32%) CSS
5 14 (24.56%) Web Services
6 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET
7 10 (17.54%) WCF
8 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
8 9 (15.79%) HTML5
9 7 (12.28%) Ajax
10 6 (10.53%) J2EE
10 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (8.77%) LINQ
11 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
11 5 (8.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (8.77%) Spring
11 5 (8.77%) JSP
12 4 (7.02%) XHTML
12 4 (7.02%) SOAP
12 4 (7.02%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Client/Server
2 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) Social Media
3 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.02%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.26%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Replication
5 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) Open Source
6 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) UNIX
3 3 (5.26%) Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 19 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 18 (31.58%) V-Model
2 18 (31.58%) Software Testing
2 18 (31.58%) Waterfall
3 17 (29.82%) Validation
3 17 (29.82%) Test Management
4 11 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (19.30%) MVC
5 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.04%) Manual Testing
7 7 (12.28%) Unit Testing
8 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.77%) System Testing
9 5 (8.77%) ETL
10 4 (7.02%) Migration
10 4 (7.02%) Scrum
10 4 (7.02%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (7.02%) Project Planning
10 4 (7.02%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (57.89%) SQL
2 20 (35.09%) C#
3 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (19.30%) T-SQL
5 10 (17.54%) Java
6 4 (7.02%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.75%) VBA
8 1 (1.75%) C++
8 1 (1.75%) VB
8 1 (1.75%) Perl
8 1 (1.75%) PHP
8 1 (1.75%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) ISEB
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.02%) MCITP
4 3 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (1.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (36.84%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.51%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) SAP
2 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.54%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) Business Objects
4 3 (5.26%) Tableau
5 2 (3.51%) Remedy
6 1 (1.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (1.75%) Huawei
6 1 (1.75%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.75%) Nortel
6 1 (1.75%) SumTotal
6 1 (1.75%) Saba
6 1 (1.75%) Telerik
6 1 (1.75%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.75%) Apple
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