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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 33 48 31
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing XML 61 38 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.68% 3.20% 5.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.30% 14.13% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 27
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £185 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £350 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.97 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.99% +1.14%
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
316 269 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.23% 22.62% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 148 131
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £25.50 £15.97 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.67% -58.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 April 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 24 April 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 +9 34 £300 - 11
High Wycombe +1 13 £350 +33.33%
Buckingham - 1 - -
Newport Pagnell - 1 - - 1
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 53 (59.55%) HTML
2 52 (58.43%) SQL
3 41 (46.07%) CSS
4 32 (35.96%) Java
4 32 (35.96%) Web Services
5 29 (32.58%) JavaScript
6 28 (31.46%) .NET
7 27 (30.34%) C#
7 27 (30.34%) Finance
7 27 (30.34%) Unit Testing
8 24 (26.97%) jQuery
9 21 (23.60%) SQL Server
10 19 (21.35%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (20.22%) ASP.NET
11 18 (20.22%) Visual Studio
11 18 (20.22%) Relational Database
12 17 (19.10%) MVC
12 17 (19.10%) Test Scripting
13 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (17.98%) Oracle
14 15 (16.85%) ITIL
14 15 (16.85%) HP
14 15 (16.85%) BMC
14 15 (16.85%) CA
14 15 (16.85%) ITSM
14 15 (16.85%) CMS
14 15 (16.85%) CMDB
14 15 (16.85%) ServiceNow
15 14 (15.73%) QA
15 14 (15.73%) .NET Framework

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (16.85%) CMS
2 6 (6.74%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.74%) IIS
2 6 (6.74%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.25%) SAS
4 2 (2.25%) JBoss
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.12%) Node.js
5 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.12%) Mule
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Office
2 4 (4.49%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) SAP BCA
2 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.25%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.12%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.12%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) HTTP
1 4 (4.49%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.37%) LDAP
3 2 (2.25%) Broadband
4 1 (1.12%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.12%) SNMP
4 1 (1.12%) Internet
4 1 (1.12%) 3G
4 1 (1.12%) Telnet
4 1 (1.12%) 2G
4 1 (1.12%) Firewall
4 1 (1.12%) Network Security
4 1 (1.12%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.60%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.22%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (7.87%) SAP BW
5 4 (4.49%) Data Mining
5 4 (4.49%) DB2
5 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.37%) DB2 UDB
7 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.25%) OLAP
7 2 (2.25%) MySQL
7 2 (2.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 18 (20.22%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.87%) JIRA
4 4 (4.49%) WebDriver
4 4 (4.49%) Selenium
4 4 (4.49%) Ant
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.37%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.37%) JUnit
5 3 (3.37%) Maven
6 2 (2.25%) Subversion
7 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.12%) Hudson
7 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.12%) NUnit
General
1 27 (30.34%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Banking
3 1 (1.12%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Marketing
3 1 (1.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (64.04%) Developer
2 19 (21.35%) Analyst
3 16 (17.98%) Test Analyst
4 13 (14.61%) ServiceNow Developer
5 12 (13.48%) Test Leader
6 10 (11.24%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.74%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Consultant
8 5 (5.62%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.49%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.49%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Security Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 3 (3.37%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.37%) IT Security Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (3.37%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.37%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (59.55%) HTML
2 41 (46.07%) CSS
3 32 (35.96%) Web Services
4 28 (31.46%) .NET
5 24 (26.97%) jQuery
6 18 (20.22%) ASP.NET
7 14 (15.73%) .NET Framework
8 13 (14.61%) WCF
9 12 (13.48%) SOAP
10 11 (12.36%) J2EE
10 11 (12.36%) JSP
10 11 (12.36%) Ajax
10 11 (12.36%) JSON
10 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (12.36%) HTML5
11 10 (11.24%) Spring
12 9 (10.11%) LINQ
13 8 (8.99%) JMS
13 8 (8.99%) Struts
13 8 (8.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) CMDB
2 9 (10.11%) Client/Server
3 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.62%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.62%) Data Integration
4 5 (5.62%) Open Source
4 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.49%) Social Media
6 3 (3.37%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (3.37%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.25%) Replication
8 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.12%) NHS
8 1 (1.12%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Windows
2 4 (4.49%) UNIX
3 3 (3.37%) Linux
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.34%) Unit Testing
2 19 (21.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (19.10%) MVC
3 17 (19.10%) Test Scripting
4 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (16.85%) ITIL
5 15 (16.85%) ITSM
6 14 (15.73%) Service Management
6 14 (15.73%) Validation
7 13 (14.61%) Workflow
7 13 (14.61%) Knowledge Management
7 13 (14.61%) Content Management
8 12 (13.48%) Test Management
8 12 (13.48%) V-Model
8 12 (13.48%) Waterfall
8 12 (13.48%) Software Testing
9 8 (8.99%) OO
10 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (7.87%) Scrum
10 7 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 52 (58.43%) SQL
2 32 (35.96%) Java
3 29 (32.58%) JavaScript
4 27 (30.34%) C#
5 12 (13.48%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.62%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.49%) VB
8 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.25%) XQuery
10 1 (1.12%) VBA
10 1 (1.12%) C++
10 1 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) ISEB
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.62%) Degree
4 4 (4.49%) MCITP
5 3 (3.37%) CISSP
6 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.73%) QA
2 3 (3.37%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) ISA Server
1 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (13.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (17.98%) Oracle
2 15 (16.85%) HP
2 15 (16.85%) BMC
2 15 (16.85%) CA
2 15 (16.85%) ServiceNow
3 11 (12.36%) SAP
4 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.37%) Tableau
6 2 (2.25%) Remedy
6 2 (2.25%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.12%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.12%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.12%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.12%) Apple
7 1 (1.12%) Nortel
7 1 (1.12%) SumTotal
7 1 (1.12%) Saba
7 1 (1.12%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.12%) Huawei
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