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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 44 27 53
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +26
Contract jobs citing XML 22 50 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.25% 6.24% 2.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.19% 24.15% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 36 14
Median daily rate £310 £320 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +4.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £350
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 £32.50 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.89%
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
155 207 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.93% 25.84% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 128 113
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £445 £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 £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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
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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 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 41 (66.13%) JavaScript
2 38 (61.29%) HTML
3 36 (58.06%) Java
4 32 (51.61%) SQL
4 32 (51.61%) CSS
5 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (37.10%) C#
7 22 (35.48%) jQuery
8 21 (33.87%) .NET
8 21 (33.87%) SOAP
8 21 (33.87%) IBM
8 21 (33.87%) Finance
9 20 (32.26%) Web Development
10 17 (27.42%) WebSphere
10 17 (27.42%) Banking
10 17 (27.42%) J2EE
10 17 (27.42%) Oracle
11 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
11 16 (25.81%) JSP
11 16 (25.81%) MS Office
11 16 (25.81%) Spring
12 15 (24.19%) Struts
13 14 (22.58%) HTML5
13 14 (22.58%) Waterfall
14 13 (20.97%) AngularJS
14 13 (20.97%) IIS
14 13 (20.97%) Unix
14 13 (20.97%) Apache
15 12 (19.35%) XSLT
15 12 (19.35%) PHP

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 17 (27.42%) WebSphere
2 13 (20.97%) Apache
2 13 (20.97%) IIS
3 5 (8.06%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.23%) CMS
4 2 (3.23%) Node.js
4 2 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.23%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.61%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.61%) SAS
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (25.81%) MS Office
2 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.61%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) HTTP
1 11 (17.74%) LDAP
1 11 (17.74%) SMTP
2 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 8 (12.90%) Internet
4 3 (4.84%) Intranet
5 2 (3.23%) DNS
5 2 (3.23%) SSL
6 1 (1.61%) Firewall
6 1 (1.61%) LAN
6 1 (1.61%) Network Security
6 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database
3 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.06%) Data Mining
4 5 (8.06%) DB2
5 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.23%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.61%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.61%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.06%) Log4j
3 3 (4.84%) Ant
3 3 (4.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.23%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.61%) Gradle
5 1 (1.61%) JIRA
5 1 (1.61%) JUnit
5 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (33.87%) Finance
2 17 (27.42%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (66.13%) Developer
2 16 (25.81%) Analyst
3 13 (20.97%) Java Developer
3 13 (20.97%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (16.13%) C# Developer
4 10 (16.13%) J2EE Developer
4 10 (16.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 10 (16.13%) Senior Developer
4 10 (16.13%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (16.13%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 9 (14.52%) .NET Developer
5 9 (14.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Test Analyst
7 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (11.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (9.68%) Applications Support
8 6 (9.68%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (61.29%) HTML
2 32 (51.61%) CSS
3 22 (35.48%) jQuery
4 21 (33.87%) .NET
4 21 (33.87%) SOAP
5 17 (27.42%) J2EE
6 16 (25.81%) JSP
6 16 (25.81%) Spring
7 15 (24.19%) Struts
8 14 (22.58%) HTML5
9 13 (20.97%) AngularJS
10 12 (19.35%) XSLT
11 11 (17.74%) Hibernate
11 11 (17.74%) JDBC
11 11 (17.74%) JMS
11 11 (17.74%) Laravel
11 11 (17.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (17.74%) Web Services
12 10 (16.13%) DHTML
12 10 (16.13%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.84%) DataPower
2 3 (4.84%) User Experience
3 2 (3.23%) W3C
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Biometrics
4 1 (1.61%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.61%) Cryptocurrency
4 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.61%) Ergonomics
4 1 (1.61%) iPad
4 1 (1.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Unix
2 11 (17.74%) zOS
3 7 (11.29%) Linux
4 5 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.26%) Web Development
3 14 (22.58%) Waterfall
4 12 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (17.74%) DevOps
5 11 (17.74%) Project Management
5 11 (17.74%) Security Operations
5 11 (17.74%) Technical Analysis
5 11 (17.74%) Workflow
6 10 (16.13%) OO
6 10 (16.13%) OOA/OOD
6 10 (16.13%) Open Source
6 10 (16.13%) Software Architecture
6 10 (16.13%) Use Case
7 9 (14.52%) Software Testing
8 8 (12.90%) MVC
8 8 (12.90%) SDLC
8 8 (12.90%) V-Model
9 7 (11.29%) Scrum
10 6 (9.68%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 41 (66.13%) JavaScript
2 36 (58.06%) Java
3 32 (51.61%) SQL
4 23 (37.10%) C#
5 12 (19.35%) PHP
6 11 (17.74%) PowerShell
6 11 (17.74%) VB
7 6 (9.68%) PL/SQL
8 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.45%) Python
9 1 (1.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) ISEB
2 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) WCAG
3 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (17.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (33.87%) IBM
2 17 (27.42%) Oracle
3 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.29%) SAP
5 2 (3.23%) Ektron
5 2 (3.23%) EPiServer
5 2 (3.23%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.61%) Compaq
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) Tableau
6 1 (1.61%) Terracotta
6 1 (1.61%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.61%) webMethods