The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 24 54 41
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -13
Contract jobs citing XML 44 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.22% 1.90% 3.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.57% 9.15% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 6
Average daily rate £355 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.55 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +18.51%
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 Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
204 164 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.85% 20.81% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 100 93
Average daily rate £355 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £15.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 47 (56.63%) HTML
2 38 (45.78%) Java
3 33 (39.76%) JavaScript
4 31 (37.35%) CSS
5 30 (36.14%) C#
5 30 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (34.94%) Finance
7 26 (31.33%) HTTP
8 23 (27.71%) .NET
8 23 (27.71%) Oracle
9 22 (26.51%) SQL
9 22 (26.51%) SOAP
10 20 (24.10%) J2EE
11 19 (22.89%) Visual Studio
11 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
12 18 (21.69%) JSP
13 17 (20.48%) Struts
13 17 (20.48%) Spring
14 16 (19.28%) Waterfall
15 15 (18.07%) LDAP
16 14 (16.87%) Oracle Database
17 13 (15.66%) jQuery
17 13 (15.66%) Linux
17 13 (15.66%) MS Office
17 13 (15.66%) ASP.NET
17 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
18 12 (14.46%) DHTML
18 12 (14.46%) Servlets
18 12 (14.46%) JDBC
18 12 (14.46%) OOA/OOD

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 12 (14.46%) WebSphere
2 10 (12.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 9 (10.84%) Apache
3 9 (10.84%) IIS
4 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.61%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.41%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (15.66%) MS Office
2 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.20%) MS Project
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.20%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (31.33%) HTTP
2 15 (18.07%) LDAP
3 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
4 9 (10.84%) Intranet
5 6 (7.23%) Internet
6 5 (6.02%) SMTP
7 2 (2.41%) DNS
7 2 (2.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) Oracle Database
2 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
3 10 (12.05%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.43%) Data Mining
5 5 (6.02%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (6.02%) DB2
5 5 (6.02%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.61%) DataStage
6 3 (3.61%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (3.61%) QualityStage
7 2 (2.41%) SAP BW
7 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.20%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.20%) SAP BI
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (22.89%) Visual Studio
2 7 (8.43%) Selenium
2 7 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (7.23%) Cucumber
3 6 (7.23%) SpecFlow
3 6 (7.23%) WebDriver
4 4 (4.82%) VersionOne
5 3 (3.61%) ClearCase
5 3 (3.61%) ClearQuest
5 3 (3.61%) JUnit
5 3 (3.61%) Subversion
6 2 (2.41%) Ant
6 2 (2.41%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
General
1 29 (34.94%) Finance
2 12 (14.46%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Electronics
3 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.41%) Marketing
3 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 45 (54.22%) Developer
2 22 (26.51%) Analyst
3 18 (21.69%) Test Analyst
4 15 (18.07%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (16.87%) J2EE Developer
5 14 (16.87%) Java Developer
5 14 (16.87%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 13 (15.66%) Senior Developer
7 12 (14.46%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 12 (14.46%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (14.46%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 12 (14.46%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 8 (9.64%) Automation Analyst
8 8 (9.64%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (9.64%) Manual Test Analyst
8 8 (9.64%) SQL Analyst
9 7 (8.43%) C# Developer
9 7 (8.43%) Consultant
9 7 (8.43%) SharePoint Developer
10 6 (7.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (56.63%) HTML
2 31 (37.35%) CSS
3 23 (27.71%) .NET
4 22 (26.51%) SOAP
5 20 (24.10%) J2EE
6 18 (21.69%) JSP
7 17 (20.48%) Spring
7 17 (20.48%) Struts
8 13 (15.66%) ASP.NET
8 13 (15.66%) jQuery
9 12 (14.46%) DHTML
9 12 (14.46%) Hibernate
9 12 (14.46%) JDBC
9 12 (14.46%) JMS
9 12 (14.46%) Servlets
9 12 (14.46%) XSLT
10 10 (12.05%) JSON
11 8 (9.64%) .NET Framework
11 8 (9.64%) AngularJS
11 8 (9.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Clustering
2 6 (7.23%) User Experience
3 5 (6.02%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.82%) Blockchain
4 4 (4.82%) Cryptocurrency
5 2 (2.41%) DataPower
5 2 (2.41%) W3C
6 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.20%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.66%) Linux
2 10 (12.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (7.23%) Unix
4 5 (6.02%) zOS
5 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.28%) Waterfall
3 12 (14.46%) OO
3 12 (14.46%) OOA/OOD
3 12 (14.46%) Open Source
3 12 (14.46%) Software Architecture
3 12 (14.46%) Test Scripting
3 12 (14.46%) Use Case
4 11 (13.25%) SDLC
4 11 (13.25%) Software Testing
4 11 (13.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (12.05%) Network Design
5 10 (12.05%) Scrum
5 10 (12.05%) TDD
5 10 (12.05%) V-Model
6 8 (9.64%) MVC
7 7 (8.43%) BDD
8 6 (7.23%) Migration
8 6 (7.23%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (6.02%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.78%) Java
2 33 (39.76%) JavaScript
3 30 (36.14%) C#
4 22 (26.51%) SQL
5 12 (14.46%) PowerShell
6 10 (12.05%) PL/SQL
7 7 (8.43%) VB
8 5 (6.02%) PHP
9 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) ISEB
2 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.05%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (27.71%) Oracle
2 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.05%) IBM
3 10 (12.05%) Red Hat
3 10 (12.05%) SAP
4 7 (8.43%) Adobe
5 2 (2.41%) Google
5 2 (2.41%) HP
6 1 (1.20%) Compaq
6 1 (1.20%) Tableau
6 1 (1.20%) Terracotta
6 1 (1.20%) webMethods
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