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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 43 21 52
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +31
Contract jobs citing XML 33 87 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.49% 7.41% 2.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.16% 27.27% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 48 19
Median daily rate £310 £324 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.24% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £276 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.89%
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
233 319 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.63% 27.17% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 182 153
Median daily rate £339 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +113.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -18 23 £310 -3.12% 3
High Wycombe -4 4 £214 -44.83%
Newport Pagnell - 1 £313 -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 47 (60.26%) JavaScript
2 44 (56.41%) HTML
3 43 (55.13%) Java
4 40 (51.28%) SQL
5 34 (43.59%) CSS
6 29 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (35.90%) C#
8 26 (33.33%) .NET
8 26 (33.33%) SOAP
9 25 (32.05%) IBM
9 25 (32.05%) jQuery
10 24 (30.77%) Web Development
11 23 (29.49%) Finance
12 21 (26.92%) WebSphere
13 19 (24.36%) Banking
13 19 (24.36%) Spring
13 19 (24.36%) JSP
13 19 (24.36%) SQL Server
14 18 (23.08%) Oracle
15 17 (21.79%) J2EE
16 16 (20.51%) MS Office
16 16 (20.51%) Unix
16 16 (20.51%) HTTP
17 15 (19.23%) XSLT
17 15 (19.23%) Struts
17 15 (19.23%) HTML5
18 14 (17.95%) Waterfall
18 14 (17.95%) QA
18 14 (17.95%) JMS
19 13 (16.67%) Apache

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 21 (26.92%) WebSphere
2 13 (16.67%) Apache
2 13 (16.67%) IIS
3 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.85%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.56%) CMS
5 2 (2.56%) Node.js
5 2 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.56%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.28%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.28%) SAS
6 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (20.51%) MS Office
2 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.28%) MS Project
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.51%) HTTP
2 11 (14.10%) LDAP
2 11 (14.10%) SMTP
3 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.26%) Internet
5 6 (7.69%) SSL
6 4 (5.13%) FTP
6 4 (5.13%) HTTPS
7 3 (3.85%) Intranet
7 3 (3.85%) WinSCP
8 2 (2.56%) DNS
8 2 (2.56%) Network Security
9 1 (1.28%) Firewall
9 1 (1.28%) LAN
9 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.36%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 9 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.69%) Data Mining
5 5 (6.41%) DB2
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.56%) SAP BI
7 2 (2.56%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.28%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.41%) Log4j
3 4 (5.13%) JIRA
4 3 (3.85%) Ant
4 3 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.85%) Maven
4 3 (3.85%) Selenium
4 3 (3.85%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.85%) XMLSpy
5 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.28%) Gradle
6 1 (1.28%) JUnit
6 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (29.49%) Finance
2 19 (24.36%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (67.95%) Developer
2 19 (24.36%) Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 13 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 12 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 11 (14.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (14.10%) Test Analyst
6 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (12.82%) J2EE Developer
6 10 (12.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 10 (12.82%) Senior Developer
6 10 (12.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (12.82%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 9 (11.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (10.26%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 8 (10.26%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 8 (10.26%) Web Developer
9 6 (7.69%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (56.41%) HTML
2 34 (43.59%) CSS
3 26 (33.33%) .NET
3 26 (33.33%) SOAP
4 25 (32.05%) jQuery
5 19 (24.36%) JSP
5 19 (24.36%) Spring
6 17 (21.79%) J2EE
7 15 (19.23%) HTML5
7 15 (19.23%) Struts
7 15 (19.23%) XSLT
8 14 (17.95%) JMS
9 13 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (16.67%) Web Services
10 11 (14.10%) Hibernate
10 11 (14.10%) JDBC
10 11 (14.10%) Laravel
10 11 (14.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Client/Server
2 7 (8.97%) DataPower
3 4 (5.13%) User Experience
4 2 (2.56%) Blockchain
4 2 (2.56%) Cryptocurrency
4 2 (2.56%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.56%) W3C
5 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.28%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.28%) iPad
5 1 (1.28%) Statistics
5 1 (1.28%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.51%) Unix
2 13 (16.67%) Linux
3 11 (14.10%) zOS
4 5 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.13%) Windows
6 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.77%) Web Development
3 14 (17.95%) Waterfall
4 13 (16.67%) MVC
5 12 (15.38%) Migration
5 12 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (14.10%) DevOps
6 11 (14.10%) Project Management
6 11 (14.10%) SDLC
6 11 (14.10%) Security Operations
6 11 (14.10%) Technical Analysis
6 11 (14.10%) Workflow
7 10 (12.82%) OO
7 10 (12.82%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (12.82%) Open Source
7 10 (12.82%) Software Architecture
7 10 (12.82%) Use Case
8 9 (11.54%) Software Testing
9 8 (10.26%) V-Model
10 7 (8.97%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 47 (60.26%) JavaScript
2 43 (55.13%) Java
3 40 (51.28%) SQL
4 28 (35.90%) C#
5 13 (16.67%) PHP
6 11 (14.10%) PowerShell
6 11 (14.10%) VB
7 7 (8.97%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.13%) Python
9 1 (1.28%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.28%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) ISEB
2 3 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.95%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) WCAG
3 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (14.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (32.05%) IBM
2 18 (23.08%) Oracle
3 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.26%) SAP
5 2 (2.56%) Ektron
5 2 (2.56%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.56%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.28%) Compaq
6 1 (1.28%) HP
6 1 (1.28%) Tableau
6 1 (1.28%) Terracotta
6 1 (1.28%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.28%) webMethods