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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 55 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 28 47 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.26% 4.36% 3.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 18.15% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 15
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £258 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £460 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +31.57%
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
238 259 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.21% 24.05% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 154 128
Average daily rate £350 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.75 - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -18 15 £345 -1.42% 2
High Wycombe +1 2 £280 -6.66% 3
Marlow - 2 £300 -
Amersham - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Newport Pagnell - - - -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 30 (48.39%) HTML
2 29 (46.77%) SQL
3 26 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 20 (32.26%) Finance
5 18 (29.03%) .NET
5 18 (29.03%) Web Services
6 17 (27.42%) CSS
7 15 (24.19%) Java
7 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
8 14 (22.58%) C#
9 13 (20.97%) XSLT
9 13 (20.97%) jQuery
10 10 (16.13%) J2EE
10 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (16.13%) JSON
10 10 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (16.13%) Unit Testing
11 9 (14.52%) Oracle
11 9 (14.52%) DB2
11 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
11 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
11 9 (14.52%) MVC
11 9 (14.52%) Spring
11 9 (14.52%) WebSphere
12 8 (12.90%) PHP
12 8 (12.90%) SOAP
12 8 (12.90%) Windows
12 8 (12.90%) Banking
12 8 (12.90%) LINQ
13 7 (11.29%) Ajax

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 9 (14.52%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.06%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (8.06%) CMS
3 3 (4.84%) IIS
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.23%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.23%) Apache
4 2 (3.23%) Drupal
4 2 (3.23%) Confluence
4 2 (3.23%) Node.js
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.61%) WordPress
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.61%) Moodle
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.61%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Google App Engine
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.61%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.61%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) DNS
2 2 (3.23%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) SSL
3 1 (1.61%) Wireless
3 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.52%) DB2
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.84%) MySQL
5 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Subversion
1 5 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.45%) JIRA
2 4 (6.45%) Eclipse
2 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.84%) JUnit
3 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.61%) Selenium
5 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.61%) WatiN
5 1 (1.61%) XMLUnit
5 1 (1.61%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 20 (32.26%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Retail
3 4 (6.45%) Spanish Language
4 3 (4.84%) Games
5 2 (3.23%) Marketing
6 1 (1.61%) Interactive Media
6 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (61.29%) Developer
2 13 (20.97%) Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) .NET Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.45%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Tester
6 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.84%) ServiceNow Developer
6 3 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Web Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Software Tester
7 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (48.39%) HTML
2 18 (29.03%) .NET
2 18 (29.03%) Web Services
3 17 (27.42%) CSS
4 13 (20.97%) XSLT
4 13 (20.97%) jQuery
5 10 (16.13%) JSON
5 10 (16.13%) J2EE
6 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
6 9 (14.52%) Spring
7 8 (12.90%) SOAP
7 8 (12.90%) LINQ
8 7 (11.29%) HTML5
8 7 (11.29%) Ajax
8 7 (11.29%) .NET Framework
9 6 (9.68%) Struts
10 5 (8.06%) JSP
10 5 (8.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (8.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
1 5 (8.06%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.84%) AS400
2 3 (4.84%) CMDB
2 3 (4.84%) CESG
3 2 (3.23%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.23%) Open Source
4 1 (1.61%) SCORM
4 1 (1.61%) IVR
4 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.61%) iPhone
4 1 (1.61%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.61%) Statistics
4 1 (1.61%) Animation
4 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.61%) W3C
4 1 (1.61%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Android
3 2 (3.23%) UNIX
3 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.23%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) zOS
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.61%) AIX
4 1 (1.61%) CentOS
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
1 10 (16.13%) Unit Testing
2 9 (14.52%) MVC
3 6 (9.68%) Migration
3 6 (9.68%) Software Testing
4 4 (6.45%) Use Case
4 4 (6.45%) Workflow
4 4 (6.45%) Content Management
4 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (6.45%) Data Migration
5 3 (4.84%) V-Model
5 3 (4.84%) Waterfall
5 3 (4.84%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (4.84%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (4.84%) iOS Development
5 3 (4.84%) Time Management
5 3 (4.84%) Scrum
5 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.84%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.77%) SQL
2 26 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 15 (24.19%) Java
4 14 (22.58%) C#
5 8 (12.90%) PHP
6 5 (8.06%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.45%) VB
7 4 (6.45%) Python
8 3 (4.84%) ActionScript
8 3 (4.84%) Perl
9 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.23%) Google Apps Script
10 1 (1.61%) ECMAScript
10 1 (1.61%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.61%) PHP5
10 1 (1.61%) PHP4
10 1 (1.61%) VBScript
10 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) ISEB
3 3 (4.84%) Sun Certification
3 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) HND
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) HL7
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) HP
3 4 (6.45%) SAP
4 3 (4.84%) BMC
4 3 (4.84%) CA
4 3 (4.84%) Sun
4 3 (4.84%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.23%) Lotus
5 2 (3.23%) Google
5 2 (3.23%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.61%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.61%) Twitter
6 1 (1.61%) IBM
6 1 (1.61%) Adobe
6 1 (1.61%) Symantec
6 1 (1.61%) McAfee
6 1 (1.61%) SumTotal
6 1 (1.61%) Saba
6 1 (1.61%) Telerik
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