The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 6 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing XML 13 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 21.67% 15.38% 5.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 54.17% 57.14% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £263 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.73% +2.28%
XML
Buckinghamshire

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 High Wycombe region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
24 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 40.00% 26.92% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 11
Average daily rate £350 £245 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -15.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £345 £300
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 £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
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 28 April 2015, 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 14 (82.35%) HTML
2 13 (76.47%) CSS
3 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 12 (70.59%) Unit Testing
4 11 (64.71%) Web Services
5 9 (52.94%) ITIL
5 9 (52.94%) Java
5 9 (52.94%) HP
5 9 (52.94%) BMC
5 9 (52.94%) CA
5 9 (52.94%) ITSM
5 9 (52.94%) CMS
5 9 (52.94%) CMDB
5 9 (52.94%) Workflow
5 9 (52.94%) ServiceNow
6 8 (47.06%) Service Management
7 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
7 7 (41.18%) Knowledge Management
7 7 (41.18%) Content Management
7 7 (41.18%) JIRA
7 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
9 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
9 5 (29.41%) Ajax
9 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
10 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework

XML
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 9 (52.94%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) JIRA
1 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) ServiceNow Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Tableau Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) HTML
2 13 (76.47%) CSS
3 11 (64.71%) Web Services
4 5 (29.41%) Ajax
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 4 (23.53%) XHTML
5 4 (23.53%) WinForms
5 4 (23.53%) WCF
5 4 (23.53%) WPF
5 4 (23.53%) LINQ
5 4 (23.53%) jQuery
5 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
5 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.88%) JSON
6 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) CMDB
2 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
3 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
3 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Unit Testing
2 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) ITSM
2 9 (52.94%) Workflow
3 8 (47.06%) Service Management
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (41.18%) Content Management
4 7 (41.18%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) Data Management
7 3 (17.65%) ETL
7 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
7 3 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (11.76%) MVC
9 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
5 4 (23.53%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) HP
1 9 (52.94%) BMC
1 9 (52.94%) CA
1 9 (52.94%) ServiceNow
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Tableau
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle