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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 45 26 52
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Contract jobs citing XML 21 48 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.12% 5.79% 2.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.82% 24.62% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 33 14
Median daily rate £275 £320 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £387 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £36.23 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-8.90% -10.00%
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
152 195 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.59% 23.52% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 121 123
Median daily rate £338 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for XML.

1 35 (68.63%) Java
2 32 (62.75%) SQL
3 31 (60.78%) JavaScript
4 27 (52.94%) HTML
5 26 (50.98%) CSS
6 24 (47.06%) IBM
7 20 (39.22%) C#
7 20 (39.22%) WebSphere
8 18 (35.29%) jQuery
8 18 (35.29%) .NET
9 16 (31.37%) Finance
9 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (31.37%) Web Development
10 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
10 15 (29.41%) SOAP
11 14 (27.45%) Oracle
12 12 (23.53%) Banking
12 12 (23.53%) PHP
12 12 (23.53%) XSLT
12 12 (23.53%) Unix
12 12 (23.53%) MS Office
12 12 (23.53%) Linux
12 12 (23.53%) HTML5
13 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
13 11 (21.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (21.57%) Oracle Database
13 11 (21.57%) Laravel
13 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
13 11 (21.57%) Technical Analysis
13 11 (21.57%) DevOps

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (39.22%) WebSphere
2 11 (21.57%) Apache
2 11 (21.57%) IIS
3 9 (17.65%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.92%) CMS
4 2 (3.92%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.96%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.96%) SAS
5 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Office
2 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.96%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) LDAP
1 11 (21.57%) SMTP
2 7 (13.73%) HTTP
2 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.84%) Internet
4 3 (5.88%) Intranet
5 2 (3.92%) SSL
6 1 (1.96%) Firewall
6 1 (1.96%) LAN
6 1 (1.96%) Network Security
6 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.57%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.84%) DB2
3 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.96%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.96%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.96%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Log4j
2 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (5.88%) JUnit
4 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.96%) Ant
5 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.96%) Gradle
5 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 12 (23.53%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Developer
2 13 (25.49%) Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Applications Support
4 8 (15.69%) Applications Support Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Java Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Support Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) .NET Developer
5 7 (13.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (13.73%) C# Developer
5 7 (13.73%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Senior Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (9.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.80%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (52.94%) HTML
2 26 (50.98%) CSS
3 18 (35.29%) .NET
3 18 (35.29%) jQuery
4 15 (29.41%) SOAP
5 12 (23.53%) HTML5
5 12 (23.53%) XSLT
6 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
6 11 (21.57%) JSP
6 11 (21.57%) Laravel
6 11 (21.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (21.57%) Web Services
7 10 (19.61%) J2EE
7 10 (19.61%) Spring
8 9 (17.65%) J2SE
8 9 (17.65%) JMS
8 9 (17.65%) Struts
8 9 (17.65%) XML Schema
9 8 (15.69%) JDBC
9 8 (15.69%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.88%) DataPower
3 2 (3.92%) iPad
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.96%) Ergonomics
4 1 (1.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Linux
1 12 (23.53%) Unix
2 11 (21.57%) zOS
3 9 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (31.37%) Web Development
2 11 (21.57%) DevOps
2 11 (21.57%) Project Management
2 11 (21.57%) Security Operations
2 11 (21.57%) Technical Analysis
2 11 (21.57%) Workflow
3 10 (19.61%) ITIL
4 9 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (13.73%) OO
5 7 (13.73%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (13.73%) Open Source
5 7 (13.73%) Software Architecture
5 7 (13.73%) Use Case
6 5 (9.80%) MVC
6 5 (9.80%) SOA
6 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.88%) SDLC
7 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.88%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 35 (68.63%) Java
2 32 (62.75%) SQL
3 31 (60.78%) JavaScript
4 20 (39.22%) C#
5 12 (23.53%) PHP
6 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
6 11 (21.57%) VB
7 8 (15.69%) Python
8 7 (13.73%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) ISEB
1 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) IBM
2 14 (27.45%) Oracle
3 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.88%) SAP
5 2 (3.92%) Ektron
5 2 (3.92%) EPiServer
5 2 (3.92%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.92%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.96%) Tableau