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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 38 37 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing XML 25 39 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.71% 4.52% 2.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.56% 21.91% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 16
Median daily rate £310 £310 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.16% -2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £291 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +2.94%
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
151 178 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.44% 20.63% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 114 123
Median daily rate £338 £338 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for XML.

1 32 (68.09%) SQL
2 31 (65.96%) Java
3 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
4 21 (44.68%) IBM
5 20 (42.55%) HTML
5 20 (42.55%) CSS
6 18 (38.30%) C#
7 17 (36.17%) WebSphere
8 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (31.91%) .NET
9 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
10 14 (29.79%) Oracle
10 14 (29.79%) XSLT
10 14 (29.79%) jQuery
11 13 (27.66%) Finance
12 12 (25.53%) Linux
13 11 (23.40%) Unix
13 11 (23.40%) ITIL
13 11 (23.40%) SOAP
13 11 (23.40%) Web Development
13 11 (23.40%) Oracle Database
14 10 (21.28%) Web Services
14 10 (21.28%) Tomcat
14 10 (21.28%) Banking
15 9 (19.15%) Log4j
15 9 (19.15%) Project Management
15 9 (19.15%) J2SE
15 9 (19.15%) XML Schema
15 9 (19.15%) IIS
15 9 (19.15%) VB

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (36.17%) WebSphere
2 10 (21.28%) Tomcat
3 9 (19.15%) IIS
4 8 (17.02%) Apache
5 2 (4.26%) CMS
5 2 (4.26%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (4.26%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.13%) ArcGIS
6 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.13%) JBoss
6 1 (2.13%) SAS
6 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
1 8 (17.02%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.13%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) LDAP
1 8 (17.02%) SMTP
2 3 (6.38%) HTTP
2 3 (6.38%) Internet
2 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.26%) Intranet
3 2 (4.26%) SSL
4 1 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) Network Security
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.38%) DB2
3 3 (6.38%) MySQL
3 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.26%) Big Data
4 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Log4j
2 3 (6.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (6.38%) JUnit
2 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.13%) Ant
4 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.13%) Gradle
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Games
3 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) Developer
2 15 (31.91%) Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Applications Support
4 8 (17.02%) Applications Support Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Support Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
6 6 (12.77%) .NET Developer
6 6 (12.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (12.77%) C# Developer
7 5 (10.64%) SQL Developer
8 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (8.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
10 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (42.55%) CSS
1 20 (42.55%) HTML
2 15 (31.91%) .NET
3 14 (29.79%) jQuery
3 14 (29.79%) XSLT
4 11 (23.40%) SOAP
5 10 (21.28%) Web Services
6 9 (19.15%) AngularJS
6 9 (19.15%) HTML5
6 9 (19.15%) J2SE
6 9 (19.15%) XML Schema
7 8 (17.02%) Laravel
7 8 (17.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (12.77%) J2EE
8 6 (12.77%) JSP
8 6 (12.77%) Spring
9 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
9 5 (10.64%) JMS
9 5 (10.64%) JSON
9 5 (10.64%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
1 3 (6.38%) DataPower
2 2 (4.26%) iPad
3 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.13%) Ergonomics
3 1 (2.13%) Statistics
3 1 (2.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Linux
2 11 (23.40%) Unix
3 9 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (17.02%) zOS
5 2 (4.26%) Windows
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.40%) ITIL
2 11 (23.40%) Web Development
3 9 (19.15%) Project Management
4 8 (17.02%) DevOps
4 8 (17.02%) Security Operations
4 8 (17.02%) Technical Analysis
4 8 (17.02%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (17.02%) Workflow
5 5 (10.64%) OO
5 5 (10.64%) Scrum
5 5 (10.64%) SOA
6 4 (8.51%) Migration
6 4 (8.51%) MVC
6 4 (8.51%) Use Case
7 3 (6.38%) CRM
7 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.38%) Open Source
7 3 (6.38%) Software Architecture
7 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (68.09%) SQL
2 31 (65.96%) Java
3 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
4 18 (38.30%) C#
5 9 (19.15%) PHP
5 9 (19.15%) VB
6 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
6 8 (17.02%) Python
7 7 (14.89%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.26%) Scala
9 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) ISEB
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) IBM
2 14 (29.79%) Oracle
3 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) Ektron
4 2 (4.26%) EPiServer
4 2 (4.26%) SAP
4 2 (4.26%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.26%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.13%) Tableau