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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 35 57 31
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -26
Contract jobs citing XML 44 13 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.46% 1.52% 4.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.00% 8.28% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 14
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£320 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £428 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +15.38%
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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
200 157 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.26% 18.38% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 105 108
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £474 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 51 (54.84%) HTML
2 41 (44.09%) C#
3 39 (41.94%) .NET
4 32 (34.41%) SQL
4 32 (34.41%) Visual Studio
5 31 (33.33%) SOAP
6 29 (31.18%) CSS
7 26 (27.96%) JavaScript
7 26 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (23.66%) .NET Framework
8 22 (23.66%) JSON
8 22 (23.66%) Java
8 22 (23.66%) Finance
9 21 (22.58%) MVC
10 20 (21.51%) ASP.NET
10 20 (21.51%) Web Services
11 19 (20.43%) Oracle
11 19 (20.43%) jQuery
12 18 (19.35%) HTTP
13 17 (18.28%) LDAP
13 17 (18.28%) WCF
14 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
15 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
15 15 (16.13%) XSLT
15 15 (16.13%) Unit Testing
15 15 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (15.05%) REST
16 14 (15.05%) Banking
16 14 (15.05%) IIS
17 13 (13.98%) PowerShell

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 14 (15.05%) IIS
2 8 (8.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (7.53%) MQSeries
3 7 (7.53%) Apache
3 7 (7.53%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.15%) Moodle
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (2.15%) JBoss
7 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.08%) CMS
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.08%) Mule
7 1 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) MS Office
2 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.08%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.08%) HFM
2 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.08%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.08%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.35%) HTTP
2 17 (18.28%) LDAP
3 7 (7.53%) Wireshark
4 6 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.23%) Intranet
6 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.83%) Oracle Database
3 9 (9.68%) DB2 UDB
3 9 (9.68%) DB2
4 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (7.53%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.23%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.08%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.08%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.08%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.08%) Essbase
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.08%) SQLite
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 32 (34.41%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.83%) Selenium
3 10 (10.75%) WebDriver
3 10 (10.75%) Cucumber
3 10 (10.75%) SpecFlow
4 7 (7.53%) Fiddler
5 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.30%) Ant
5 4 (4.30%) JUnit
5 4 (4.30%) Maven
6 3 (3.23%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.08%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.08%) Xcode
7 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 22 (23.66%) Finance
2 14 (15.05%) Banking
3 7 (7.53%) Marketing
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Electronics
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (41.94%) Developer
2 27 (29.03%) Analyst
3 15 (16.13%) Test Analyst
4 12 (12.90%) Consultant
5 10 (10.75%) Web Developer
6 9 (9.68%) Security Analyst
7 7 (7.53%) BizTalk Consultant
8 6 (6.45%) IT Security Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (5.38%) iOS Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Agile Test Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) AWS Developer
10 4 (4.30%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (4.30%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Architect
11 3 (3.23%) Trainer
11 3 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (54.84%) HTML
2 39 (41.94%) .NET
3 31 (33.33%) SOAP
4 29 (31.18%) CSS
5 22 (23.66%) .NET Framework
5 22 (23.66%) JSON
6 20 (21.51%) ASP.NET
6 20 (21.51%) Web Services
7 19 (20.43%) jQuery
8 17 (18.28%) WCF
9 15 (16.13%) XSLT
9 15 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (15.05%) REST
11 11 (11.83%) Spring
11 11 (11.83%) Hibernate
12 9 (9.68%) XSD
12 9 (9.68%) JSP
12 9 (9.68%) J2EE
13 8 (8.60%) MSMQ
13 8 (8.60%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Client/Server
2 9 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.60%) Clustering
4 5 (5.38%) User Experience
5 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.23%) Biometrics
6 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.23%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.15%) iPhone
7 2 (2.15%) iPad
7 2 (2.15%) NHS
7 2 (2.15%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.08%) Mashup
8 1 (1.08%) DTV
8 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.60%) Linux
1 8 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.23%) UNIX
3 3 (3.23%) Windows
4 1 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.58%) MVC
3 15 (16.13%) Unit Testing
4 12 (12.90%) Test Scripting
4 12 (12.90%) OO
4 12 (12.90%) SOA
5 11 (11.83%) BDD
6 9 (9.68%) Technical Analysis
6 9 (9.68%) Project Management
6 9 (9.68%) TDD
7 8 (8.60%) Scrum
7 8 (8.60%) Network Design
7 8 (8.60%) Security Management
7 8 (8.60%) Data Protection
8 7 (7.53%) Information Security
8 7 (7.53%) Web Development
9 6 (6.45%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (6.45%) Open Source
9 6 (6.45%) iOS Development
10 5 (5.38%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (44.09%) C#
2 32 (34.41%) SQL
3 26 (27.96%) JavaScript
4 22 (23.66%) Java
5 13 (13.98%) PowerShell
6 11 (11.83%) VB
7 10 (10.75%) PL/SQL
8 8 (8.60%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.23%) VBScript
10 2 (2.15%) XQuery
11 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (9.68%) CISSP
2 6 (6.45%) Degree
2 6 (6.45%) ISEB
3 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) SLA
2 3 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.08%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.08%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (20.43%) Oracle
2 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.60%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.38%) Adobe
5 4 (4.30%) SAP
6 3 (3.23%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (2.15%) Google
7 2 (2.15%) HP
7 2 (2.15%) Apple
8 1 (1.08%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.08%) webMethods
8 1 (1.08%) OpenText
8 1 (1.08%) Compaq
8 1 (1.08%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.08%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.08%) Ektron
8 1 (1.08%) Terracotta