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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 42 51 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Contract jobs citing XML 34 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.69% 2.41% 4.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.19% 10.99% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 6 15
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £283 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £319 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.97 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.99% +1.14%
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
210 191 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.78% 21.88% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 96 73
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £15.97 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 (48.98%) HTML
1 24 (48.98%) SQL
2 20 (40.82%) Finance
3 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
4 18 (36.73%) C#
4 18 (36.73%) CSS
4 18 (36.73%) Relational Database
5 17 (34.69%) .NET
6 16 (32.65%) jQuery
7 15 (30.61%) Test Scripting
8 13 (26.53%) QA
9 12 (24.49%) Test Management
9 12 (24.49%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (24.49%) V-Model
9 12 (24.49%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (24.49%) Waterfall
9 12 (24.49%) Validation
9 12 (24.49%) MVC
9 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (24.49%) Software Testing
9 12 (24.49%) ISEB
10 11 (22.45%) Visual Studio
10 11 (22.45%) SAP
11 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
11 10 (20.41%) Java
11 10 (20.41%) Oracle
11 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
12 9 (18.37%) J2EE
12 9 (18.37%) SOAP
12 9 (18.37%) Web Services

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (12.24%) IIS
2 4 (8.16%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.08%) JBoss
3 2 (4.08%) SAS
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.04%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Office
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) SAP BCA
2 1 (2.04%) HFM
2 1 (2.04%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (2.04%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) HTTP
1 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.08%) LDAP
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) Relational Database
2 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
3 7 (14.29%) SAP BW
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.16%) Data Mining
5 3 (6.12%) DB2
6 2 (4.08%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (4.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (4.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (4.08%) OLAP
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.04%) Essbase
7 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.04%) SAP BI
7 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.04%) MySQL
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.12%) Ant
2 3 (6.12%) JUnit
2 3 (6.12%) SpecFlow
2 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
2 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.12%) Selenium
3 2 (4.08%) Maven
4 1 (2.04%) Subversion
4 1 (2.04%) NUnit
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (40.82%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) Analyst
3 14 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 12 (24.49%) Test Leader
5 6 (12.24%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.16%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Front-End Web Developer
6 4 (8.16%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.08%) SOA Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.98%) HTML
2 18 (36.73%) CSS
3 17 (34.69%) .NET
4 16 (32.65%) jQuery
5 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
6 9 (18.37%) J2EE
6 9 (18.37%) SOAP
6 9 (18.37%) Web Services
6 9 (18.37%) JSON
7 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework
7 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (14.29%) JMS
8 7 (14.29%) JSP
8 7 (14.29%) Spring
8 7 (14.29%) REST
9 6 (12.24%) HTML5
9 6 (12.24%) Hibernate
9 6 (12.24%) Struts
10 5 (10.20%) XSL
10 5 (10.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.16%) Open Source
2 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.08%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) UNIX
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Test Scripting
2 12 (24.49%) Test Management
2 12 (24.49%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (24.49%) V-Model
2 12 (24.49%) Waterfall
2 12 (24.49%) Validation
2 12 (24.49%) MVC
2 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.49%) Software Testing
3 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
3 8 (16.33%) OO
4 6 (12.24%) Manual Testing
5 5 (10.20%) Web Development
6 4 (8.16%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.12%) Scrum
7 3 (6.12%) UML
7 3 (6.12%) BDD
7 3 (6.12%) System Testing
8 2 (4.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) SQL
2 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
3 18 (36.73%) C#
4 10 (20.41%) Java
5 3 (6.12%) VB
6 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.08%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) ISEB
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.20%) Degree
4 4 (8.16%) MCITP
5 2 (4.08%) CISSP
6 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) SAP
2 10 (20.41%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) Remedy
5 1 (2.04%) SumTotal
5 1 (2.04%) Saba
5 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.04%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.04%) Apple
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300.00 - £318.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago