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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 48 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing XML 21 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.55% 2.19% 2.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.80% 9.34% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 3
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£295 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £267 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £495 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.97 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -17.80%
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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
178 182 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.65% 23.42% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 109 49
Average daily rate £340 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £476 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 25 (64.10%) SQL
2 22 (56.41%) Finance
3 21 (53.85%) QA
3 21 (53.85%) Relational Database
4 20 (51.28%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (51.28%) Test Scripting
5 18 (46.15%) V-Model
5 18 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
5 18 (46.15%) Waterfall
5 18 (46.15%) Software Testing
5 18 (46.15%) ISEB
6 17 (43.59%) SAP
6 17 (43.59%) Validation
6 17 (43.59%) Test Management
7 11 (28.21%) C#
7 11 (28.21%) .NET
7 11 (28.21%) SAP BW
8 9 (23.08%) HTML
8 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 9 (23.08%) jQuery
9 8 (20.51%) Manual Testing
9 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (17.95%) Web Services
10 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
10 7 (17.95%) CSS
10 7 (17.95%) CMS
11 6 (15.38%) MVC
11 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (15.38%) Java
11 6 (15.38%) Oracle

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 7 (17.95%) CMS
2 3 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) SAS
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) SAP BCA
2 2 (5.13%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 11 (28.21%) SAP BW
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.26%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (7.69%) Data Mining
6 2 (5.13%) MySQL
6 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.13%) OLAP
6 2 (5.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (5.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Selenium
2 2 (5.13%) WatiN
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) NUnit
3 1 (2.56%) Ant
3 1 (2.56%) JUnit
General
1 22 (56.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Publishing
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Analyst
1 16 (41.03%) Test Analyst
2 15 (38.46%) Developer
3 14 (35.90%) Test Leader
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Tester
4 2 (5.13%) SAS Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (2.56%) QA Tester
5 1 (2.56%) PHP Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Consultant
5 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) .NET
2 9 (23.08%) HTML
2 9 (23.08%) jQuery
3 7 (17.95%) Web Services
3 7 (17.95%) CSS
4 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
4 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
4 5 (12.82%) HTML5
5 4 (10.26%) J2EE
5 4 (10.26%) SOAP
6 3 (7.69%) XSLT
6 3 (7.69%) WCF
6 3 (7.69%) Spring
6 3 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (7.69%) REST
6 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.13%) Ajax
7 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.13%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.56%) Social Media
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) UNIX
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) User Acceptance Testing
1 20 (51.28%) Test Scripting
2 18 (46.15%) V-Model
2 18 (46.15%) Software Testing
2 18 (46.15%) Waterfall
3 17 (43.59%) Test Management
3 17 (43.59%) Validation
4 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (20.51%) Manual Testing
5 6 (15.38%) MVC
5 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Migration
7 3 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.13%) Analytics
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.13%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) C#
3 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.38%) Java
5 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.56%) VB
7 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.56%) XQuery
7 1 (2.56%) XAML
7 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) ISEB
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) HND
3 2 (5.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (53.85%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) SAP
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) Business Objects
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) Remedy
5 2 (5.13%) Telerik
6 1 (2.56%) SumTotal
6 1 (2.56%) Saba
6 1 (2.56%) Apple
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