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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 27 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 46 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.58% 2.43% 4.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.60% 10.63% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 14
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£320 £319 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.39% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £368 £535
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 £35.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +7.85%
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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
187 207 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.69% 22.82% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 124 91
Average daily rate £325 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 37 (52.11%) HTML
2 30 (42.25%) SQL
3 29 (40.85%) .NET
4 26 (36.62%) JavaScript
5 24 (33.80%) C#
5 24 (33.80%) CSS
6 22 (30.99%) SOAP
7 21 (29.58%) Visual Studio
7 21 (29.58%) jQuery
8 20 (28.17%) Finance
9 19 (26.76%) MVC
10 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET
11 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (21.13%) Relational Database
13 14 (19.72%) Test Scripting
13 14 (19.72%) Web Services
14 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (18.31%) Java
14 13 (18.31%) ISEB
14 13 (18.31%) Software Testing
14 13 (18.31%) .NET Framework
15 12 (16.90%) JSON
16 11 (15.49%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (15.49%) QA
16 11 (15.49%) WCF
16 11 (15.49%) Client/Server
17 10 (14.08%) OO
17 10 (14.08%) Oracle
17 10 (14.08%) MS Office
17 10 (14.08%) Banking

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (8.45%) IIS
2 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.82%) Moodle
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.41%) JBoss
4 1 (1.41%) SAS
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.41%) Mule
Applications
1 10 (14.08%) MS Office
2 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) SAP BCA
2 1 (1.41%) HFM
2 1 (1.41%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.41%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) LDAP
2 6 (8.45%) HTTP
2 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.13%) Relational Database
2 9 (12.68%) DB2
2 9 (12.68%) DB2 UDB
3 7 (9.86%) SAP BW
4 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.63%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.41%) SQLite
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.41%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.41%) EDRMS
7 1 (1.41%) Essbase
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.41%) OLAP
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 21 (29.58%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.63%) Ant
2 4 (5.63%) JUnit
2 4 (5.63%) Maven
2 4 (5.63%) Selenium
2 4 (5.63%) WebDriver
2 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
2 4 (5.63%) SpecFlow
3 3 (4.23%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.41%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.41%) Xcode
4 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 20 (28.17%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Banking
3 5 (7.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (47.89%) Developer
2 24 (33.80%) Analyst
3 14 (19.72%) Test Analyst
4 10 (14.08%) Test Leader
5 9 (12.68%) Web Developer
5 9 (12.68%) Security Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) IT Security Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (5.63%) AWS Developer
8 4 (5.63%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Trainer
9 3 (4.23%) Tester
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Java Architect
10 2 (2.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (52.11%) HTML
2 29 (40.85%) .NET
3 24 (33.80%) CSS
4 22 (30.99%) SOAP
5 21 (29.58%) jQuery
6 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET
7 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (19.72%) Web Services
9 13 (18.31%) .NET Framework
10 12 (16.90%) JSON
11 11 (15.49%) WCF
12 10 (14.08%) Spring
12 10 (14.08%) Hibernate
13 9 (12.68%) JSP
13 9 (12.68%) REST
13 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (11.27%) J2EE
14 8 (11.27%) JMS
15 6 (8.45%) DHTML
15 6 (8.45%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Client/Server
2 10 (14.08%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.23%) Biometrics
4 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.82%) iPad
5 2 (2.82%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.82%) iPhone
5 2 (2.82%) NHS
6 1 (1.41%) Replication
6 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.41%) Social Media
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) UNIX
2 3 (4.23%) Windows
3 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.41%) Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) MVC
2 14 (19.72%) Test Scripting
3 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.31%) Software Testing
4 11 (15.49%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (14.08%) Validation
5 10 (14.08%) OO
5 10 (14.08%) V-Model
5 10 (14.08%) Waterfall
5 10 (14.08%) Test Management
5 10 (14.08%) SDLC
6 9 (12.68%) Technical Analysis
6 9 (12.68%) Project Management
7 8 (11.27%) Security Management
7 8 (11.27%) Data Protection
8 7 (9.86%) Unit Testing
8 7 (9.86%) Information Security
9 6 (8.45%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (8.45%) Open Source
10 5 (7.04%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.25%) SQL
2 26 (36.62%) JavaScript
3 24 (33.80%) C#
4 13 (18.31%) Java
5 9 (12.68%) VB
5 9 (12.68%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.23%) VBScript
7 2 (2.82%) XQuery
7 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) ISEB
2 9 (12.68%) CISSP
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.04%) Degree
4 4 (5.63%) MCITP
4 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.23%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.49%) QA
2 7 (9.86%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (14.08%) Oracle
2 9 (12.68%) SAP
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.23%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.41%) HP
5 1 (1.41%) Compaq
5 1 (1.41%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.41%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.41%) webMethods
5 1 (1.41%) OpenText
5 1 (1.41%) Terracotta