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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 55 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 15 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.95% 3.25% 4.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.26% 14.46% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 9
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£300 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.02%
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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
162 166 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.07% 22.49% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 93 44
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 20 (58.82%) SQL
2 17 (50.00%) Finance
3 16 (47.06%) QA
4 15 (44.12%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (44.12%) Test Scripting
4 15 (44.12%) Relational Database
5 12 (35.29%) Software Testing
5 12 (35.29%) SAP
5 12 (35.29%) ISEB
5 12 (35.29%) V-Model
5 12 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (35.29%) Waterfall
6 11 (32.35%) Test Management
6 11 (32.35%) .NET
6 11 (32.35%) Validation
7 10 (29.41%) C#
8 9 (26.47%) HTML
9 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 8 (23.53%) jQuery
10 7 (20.59%) Java
10 7 (20.59%) Oracle
10 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
10 7 (20.59%) CSS
10 7 (20.59%) Web Services
10 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (20.59%) SAP BW
10 7 (20.59%) CMS
11 6 (17.65%) MVC
11 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (17.65%) Windows

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (20.59%) CMS
2 4 (11.76%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.88%) SAS
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.94%) Node.js
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP FI
1 2 (5.88%) SAP BCA
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
1 2 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) Relational Database
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) SAP BW
3 4 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.88%) OLAP
4 2 (5.88%) MySQL
4 2 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (5.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.94%) DB2
5 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) WatiN
1 3 (8.82%) JIRA
1 3 (8.82%) Selenium
2 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) Ant
3 1 (2.94%) JUnit
3 1 (2.94%) NUnit
General
1 17 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Publishing
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Test Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Test Leader
4 3 (8.82%) Tester
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) QA Tester
5 2 (5.88%) SAS Developer
6 1 (2.94%) QA Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (2.94%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 1 (2.94%) SOA Developer
6 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.94%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) .NET
2 9 (26.47%) HTML
3 8 (23.53%) jQuery
4 7 (20.59%) CSS
4 7 (20.59%) Web Services
5 6 (17.65%) HTML5
6 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
6 5 (14.71%) J2EE
6 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
7 4 (11.76%) SOAP
8 3 (8.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
8 3 (8.82%) REST
8 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (8.82%) XSLT
8 3 (8.82%) Spring
8 3 (8.82%) JSON
8 3 (8.82%) Ajax
9 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
9 2 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Replication
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) UNIX
3 2 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) User Acceptance Testing
1 15 (44.12%) Test Scripting
2 12 (35.29%) Software Testing
2 12 (35.29%) V-Model
2 12 (35.29%) Waterfall
3 11 (32.35%) Test Management
3 11 (32.35%) Validation
4 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (17.65%) MVC
5 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Manual Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
7 3 (8.82%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (8.82%) Regression Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Workflow
7 3 (8.82%) Migration
7 3 (8.82%) Web Design
8 2 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) SQL
2 10 (29.41%) C#
3 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.59%) Java
5 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.88%) PHP
6 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.88%) VB
7 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.94%) XQuery
7 1 (2.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) ISEB
2 5 (14.71%) Degree
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.82%) HND
4 1 (2.94%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (47.06%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) SAP
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 4 (11.76%) Business Objects
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.82%) Telerik
5 2 (5.88%) SumTotal
5 2 (5.88%) Saba
5 2 (5.88%) Remedy
6 1 (2.94%) Twitter
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Apple
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