The first table below looks at the demand for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the High Wycombe region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 6 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 14.29% 5.13% 9.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 57.14% 15.38% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Average daily rate £263 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £338 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £338 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 25.00% 33.33% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 4
Average daily rate £245 £290 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
Buckinghamshire

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

XML
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the High Wycombe region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the High Wycombe region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) CMS
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) CMDB
5 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) ITSM
5 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) BMC
5 2 (25.00%) CA
5 2 (25.00%) Content Management

XML
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 3 (37.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (12.50%) PhoneGap
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
2 1 (12.50%) XMLUnit
2 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) UAT Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) WAMP
4 1 (12.50%) MooTools
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) LAMP
4 1 (12.50%) XML-RPC
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
2 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Content Management
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Android Development
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VBScript
4 1 (12.50%) FoxPro (VFP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) BMC
1 2 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Talend
2 1 (12.50%) Xamarin