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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 49 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 15 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.79% 4.88% 4.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.74% 20.00% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 13
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£345 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £302 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £520 £344
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 £34.75 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +31.57%
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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
154 185 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.38% 24.41% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 101 97
Average daily rate £388 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 August 2014, 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 18 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 13 (36.11%) Finance
4 12 (33.33%) .NET
5 11 (30.56%) Web Services
5 11 (30.56%) HTML
6 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 9 (25.00%) Java
7 9 (25.00%) J2EE
8 8 (22.22%) Oracle
8 8 (22.22%) C#
9 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
9 7 (19.44%) JSON
10 6 (16.67%) Spring
10 6 (16.67%) Software Testing
10 6 (16.67%) Migration
10 6 (16.67%) DB2
10 6 (16.67%) XSLT
10 6 (16.67%) CSS
10 6 (16.67%) SOAP
11 5 (13.89%) Struts
11 5 (13.89%) MS Office
11 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
11 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
11 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
11 5 (13.89%) Degree
11 5 (13.89%) jQuery
11 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (2.78%) Drupal
5 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.78%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
1 2 (5.56%) HTTPS
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) SSL
2 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) DB2
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 3 (8.33%) JUnit
2 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) WatiN
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Python Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Tester
6 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.78%) Programmer
6 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) .NET
2 11 (30.56%) Web Services
2 11 (30.56%) HTML
3 9 (25.00%) J2EE
4 7 (19.44%) JSON
5 6 (16.67%) Spring
5 6 (16.67%) XSLT
5 6 (16.67%) CSS
5 6 (16.67%) SOAP
6 5 (13.89%) Struts
6 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
6 5 (13.89%) jQuery
7 4 (11.11%) LINQ
7 4 (11.11%) RESTful
7 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 4 (11.11%) JSP
7 4 (11.11%) XSL
8 3 (8.33%) Servlets
8 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 3 (8.33%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) AS400
2 3 (8.33%) CESG
3 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) IVR
4 1 (2.78%) Statistics
4 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) UNIX
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) AIX
3 1 (2.78%) zOS
3 1 (2.78%) CentOS
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Software Testing
1 6 (16.67%) Migration
2 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
3 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 4 (11.11%) Use Case
3 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.11%) MVC
4 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (8.33%) V-Model
4 3 (8.33%) Time Management
5 2 (5.56%) Manual Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Security Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Information Assurance
5 2 (5.56%) Web Development
5 2 (5.56%) Scrum
5 2 (5.56%) CRM
5 2 (5.56%) UML
6 1 (2.78%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (25.00%) Java
4 8 (22.22%) C#
5 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.33%) VB
6 3 (8.33%) PHP
7 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.56%) Python
8 1 (2.78%) Perl
8 1 (2.78%) C
8 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.78%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) ISEB
3 3 (8.33%) Sun Certification
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) HND
4 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) SAP
4 3 (8.33%) Sun
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) SumTotal
5 1 (2.78%) Saba
5 1 (2.78%) Telerik
5 1 (2.78%) Twitter
5 1 (2.78%) Rackspace