The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 46 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 22 22 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.50% 4.17% 5.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.28% 20.56% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 24
Average daily rate £300 £431 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +32.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £306 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.97 - £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
195 107 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.16% 20.30% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 70 88
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £15.97 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.51% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
Buckinghamshire

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 18 April 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 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
1 17 (36.96%) SQL
1 17 (36.96%) Oracle
2 13 (28.26%) HTML
2 13 (28.26%) SOA
3 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 12 (26.09%) .NET
4 11 (23.91%) Java
5 10 (21.74%) Web Services
6 9 (19.57%) C#
7 8 (17.39%) UML
8 7 (15.22%) Linux
8 7 (15.22%) CSS
8 7 (15.22%) Finance
8 7 (15.22%) JSON
8 7 (15.22%) jQuery
9 6 (13.04%) Web Development
9 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
9 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
9 6 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (13.04%) PHP
9 6 (13.04%) EAI
10 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
10 5 (10.87%) RDBMS
10 5 (10.87%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (10.87%) UNIX
10 5 (10.87%) Windows
10 5 (10.87%) XSL
10 5 (10.87%) PL/SQL
10 5 (10.87%) T-SQL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.17%) Documentum
4 1 (2.17%) SAS
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (2.17%) Moodle
4 1 (2.17%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.17%) Tridion
3 1 (2.17%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (2.17%) Staffware
3 1 (2.17%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 1 (2.17%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) SaaS
1 5 (10.87%) PaaS
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (4.35%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
1 2 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.87%) RDBMS
3 5 (10.87%) MySQL
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle OWB
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.70%) DB2
5 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.17%) OLAP
6 1 (2.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) JUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) JSUnit
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Automotive
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Publishing
4 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.52%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (67.39%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) Analyst
2 7 (15.22%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Web Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Programmer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Web Content Developer
7 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) HTML
2 12 (26.09%) .NET
3 10 (21.74%) Web Services
4 7 (15.22%) CSS
4 7 (15.22%) JSON
4 7 (15.22%) jQuery
5 5 (10.87%) XSL
5 5 (10.87%) SOAP
5 5 (10.87%) Ajax
6 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.52%) XSLT
7 3 (6.52%) J2EE
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.52%) LINQ
7 3 (6.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (6.52%) REST
8 2 (4.35%) HTML5
8 2 (4.35%) WCF
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) E-Learning
1 5 (10.87%) Telematics
2 4 (8.70%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.52%) CESG
4 2 (4.35%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) VLE
5 1 (2.17%) Replication
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.17%) Statistics
5 1 (2.17%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Life Science
5 1 (2.17%) Social Network
5 1 (2.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) UNIX
2 5 (10.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) SOA
2 8 (17.39%) UML
3 6 (13.04%) Web Development
3 6 (13.04%) EAI
4 5 (10.87%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (10.87%) MVC
4 5 (10.87%) Content Management
4 5 (10.87%) SysML
5 4 (8.70%) Rapid Prototyping
5 4 (8.70%) Time Management
5 4 (8.70%) TOGAF
5 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.70%) Scrum
6 3 (6.52%) Migration
6 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.52%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) Information Assurance
7 2 (4.35%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
1 17 (36.96%) SQL
2 11 (23.91%) Java
3 9 (19.57%) C#
4 6 (13.04%) PHP
5 5 (10.87%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.70%) Perl
7 3 (6.52%) VB
8 2 (4.35%) Python
9 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.17%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
1 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.17%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) ClickSoftware Technologies
4 3 (6.52%) IBM
5 2 (4.35%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.17%) Remedy
6 1 (2.17%) Sun
6 1 (2.17%) Adobe
6 1 (2.17%) TIBCO