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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 36 48 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing XML 38 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.44% 2.11% 4.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.47% 9.79% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 13
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£320 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -9.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £368 £540
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 £31.75 £33.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.85% -3.64%
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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
177 194 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.68% 21.56% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 122 91
Average daily rate £325 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 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 31 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 42 (53.16%) HTML
2 36 (45.57%) .NET
3 33 (41.77%) SQL
4 31 (39.24%) C#
5 29 (36.71%) JavaScript
5 29 (36.71%) CSS
6 26 (32.91%) SOAP
7 24 (30.38%) Visual Studio
8 23 (29.11%) jQuery
9 21 (26.58%) MVC
9 21 (26.58%) Finance
10 20 (25.32%) ASP.NET
11 19 (24.05%) JSON
11 19 (24.05%) .NET Framework
12 18 (22.78%) Web Services
13 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (21.52%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (18.99%) REST
14 15 (18.99%) WCF
15 14 (17.72%) Banking
15 14 (17.72%) Java
16 13 (16.46%) Unit Testing
16 13 (16.46%) Test Scripting
17 12 (15.19%) IIS
17 12 (15.19%) OO
17 12 (15.19%) Relational Database
18 11 (13.92%) Client/Server
18 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
18 11 (13.92%) Oracle
18 11 (13.92%) SQL Server

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 12 (15.19%) IIS
2 4 (5.06%) Apache
2 4 (5.06%) MQSeries
2 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.06%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.53%) Moodle
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.53%) JBoss
5 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.27%) CMS
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.27%) Mule
5 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Office
2 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.27%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.27%) SAP BCA
1 1 (1.27%) HFM
1 1 (1.27%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) HTTP
2 9 (11.39%) LDAP
3 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.06%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.27%) Intranet
5 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) Relational Database
2 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
3 9 (11.39%) DB2
3 9 (11.39%) DB2 UDB
4 5 (6.33%) SAP BW
4 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.06%) Data Mining
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.27%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.27%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.27%) Essbase
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.27%) SQLite
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (30.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.06%) Maven
2 4 (5.06%) Selenium
2 4 (5.06%) Fiddler
2 4 (5.06%) Ant
2 4 (5.06%) JUnit
2 4 (5.06%) WebDriver
2 4 (5.06%) Cucumber
2 4 (5.06%) SpecFlow
3 3 (3.80%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.27%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.27%) Xcode
5 1 (1.27%) Subversion
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (26.58%) Finance
2 14 (17.72%) Banking
3 6 (7.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (51.90%) Developer
2 21 (26.58%) Analyst
3 11 (13.92%) Test Analyst
3 11 (13.92%) Web Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Security Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) Test Leader
6 6 (7.59%) IT Security Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Consultant
7 5 (6.33%) iOS Developer
7 5 (6.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (5.06%) BizTalk Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) AWS Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.06%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Trainer
9 3 (3.80%) Tester
9 3 (3.80%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (53.16%) HTML
2 36 (45.57%) .NET
3 29 (36.71%) CSS
4 26 (32.91%) SOAP
5 23 (29.11%) jQuery
6 20 (25.32%) ASP.NET
7 19 (24.05%) .NET Framework
7 19 (24.05%) JSON
8 18 (22.78%) Web Services
9 17 (21.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (18.99%) REST
10 15 (18.99%) WCF
11 11 (13.92%) Spring
11 11 (13.92%) Hibernate
12 10 (12.66%) XSLT
13 9 (11.39%) JSP
13 9 (11.39%) J2EE
13 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (10.13%) XSL
14 8 (10.13%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Client/Server
2 9 (11.39%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.33%) User Experience
3 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.06%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.80%) Biometrics
5 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.53%) iPad
6 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.53%) iPhone
6 2 (2.53%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.53%) NHS
7 1 (1.27%) Social Media
7 1 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.59%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.80%) UNIX
2 3 (3.80%) Windows
3 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) MVC
2 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.46%) Unit Testing
3 13 (16.46%) Test Scripting
4 12 (15.19%) OO
5 10 (12.66%) Software Testing
6 9 (11.39%) SOA
6 9 (11.39%) Project Management
6 9 (11.39%) Technical Analysis
7 8 (10.13%) Data Protection
7 8 (10.13%) Security Management
7 8 (10.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (10.13%) Web Development
8 7 (8.86%) Information Security
8 7 (8.86%) Validation
8 7 (8.86%) V-Model
8 7 (8.86%) Waterfall
8 7 (8.86%) Test Management
8 7 (8.86%) SDLC
9 6 (7.59%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.77%) SQL
2 31 (39.24%) C#
3 29 (36.71%) JavaScript
4 14 (17.72%) Java
5 10 (12.66%) PowerShell
6 9 (11.39%) VB
7 6 (7.59%) T-SQL
8 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.80%) VBScript
10 2 (2.53%) XQuery
11 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) ISEB
2 9 (11.39%) CISSP
3 7 (8.86%) Degree
4 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.80%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (3.80%) MCITP
6 3 (3.80%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) QA
2 7 (8.86%) SLA
3 2 (2.53%) HL7
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.27%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
1 11 (13.92%) Oracle
2 6 (7.59%) SAP
3 3 (3.80%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (2.53%) Apple
5 1 (1.27%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.27%) webMethods
5 1 (1.27%) OpenText
5 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.27%) Ektron
5 1 (1.27%) Terracotta
5 1 (1.27%) HP
5 1 (1.27%) Compaq
5 1 (1.27%) Hyperion