The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

XML
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 40 24
Rank change year-on-year -22 -16  
Contract jobs citing XML 31 37 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.05% 3.84% 6.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.57% 14.34% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 45
Median daily rate £381 £275 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.63% -14.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £213 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £345 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £36.23
% change year-on-year +23.07% -10.28%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 324 258 323
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 31.86% 26.79% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 583 860
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 20
Median hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £36.25 £25.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £38.75 £40.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Buckinghamshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Buckinghamshire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Buckinghamshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -14 24 £381 +32.60% 3
Amersham - 1 - -
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 43 (62.32%) Java
2 41 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (42.03%) HTML
4 28 (40.58%) Web Services
4 28 (40.58%) Spring
4 28 (40.58%) JSON
4 28 (40.58%) Git (software)
5 24 (34.78%) SQL
6 23 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 22 (31.88%) RESTful
8 20 (28.99%) REST
9 19 (27.54%) CSS
9 19 (27.54%) TDD
10 18 (26.09%) XSLT
10 18 (26.09%) HTML5
11 17 (24.64%) Jenkins
12 16 (23.19%) Ajax
12 16 (23.19%) Scrum
12 16 (23.19%) MVC
13 15 (21.74%) C#
13 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
13 15 (21.74%) OO
13 15 (21.74%) jQuery
14 14 (20.29%) .NET
14 14 (20.29%) Banking
14 14 (20.29%) Maven
15 13 (18.84%) SOAP
15 13 (18.84%) AngularJS
16 12 (17.39%) Microservices
16 12 (17.39%) Apple iOS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.90%) Apache
2 2 (2.90%) JBoss
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) Intranet
2 5 (7.25%) Extranet
3 2 (2.90%) AMQP
3 2 (2.90%) LDAP
4 1 (1.45%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.59%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.35%) MySQL
7 2 (2.90%) Big Data
7 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 28 (40.58%) Git (software)
2 17 (24.64%) Jenkins
3 14 (20.29%) Maven
4 9 (13.04%) git-flow
5 7 (10.14%) Gradle
5 7 (10.14%) Selenium
6 4 (5.80%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.80%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.80%) JUnit
6 4 (5.80%) Mockito
6 4 (5.80%) Spock
7 3 (4.35%) JIRA
8 2 (2.90%) Ant
8 2 (2.90%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.90%) Hudson
8 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.90%) Subversion
8 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (20.29%) Banking
2 9 (13.04%) Finance
3 8 (11.59%) Marketing
4 3 (4.35%) Law
4 3 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.45%) Games
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (82.61%) Developer
2 31 (44.93%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.94%) iOS Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Agile Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Designer
8 3 (4.35%) QA Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) QA Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.90%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (42.03%) HTML
2 28 (40.58%) JSON
2 28 (40.58%) Spring
2 28 (40.58%) Web Services
3 22 (31.88%) RESTful
4 20 (28.99%) REST
5 19 (27.54%) CSS
6 18 (26.09%) HTML5
6 18 (26.09%) XSLT
7 16 (23.19%) Ajax
8 15 (21.74%) jQuery
9 14 (20.29%) .NET
10 13 (18.84%) AngularJS
10 13 (18.84%) SOAP
11 11 (15.94%) Spring Boot
12 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
13 9 (13.04%) Hibernate
14 8 (11.59%) Apache Camel
14 8 (11.59%) Java EE
14 8 (11.59%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.45%) iPad
3 1 (1.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Apple iOS
2 7 (10.14%) Linux
3 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.80%) Windows
4 2 (2.90%) AIX
4 2 (2.90%) Android
4 2 (2.90%) Solaris
4 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.54%) TDD
3 16 (23.19%) MVC
3 16 (23.19%) Scrum
4 15 (21.74%) OO
5 12 (17.39%) Microservices
6 11 (15.94%) iOS Development
6 11 (15.94%) Software Engineering
7 9 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (13.04%) Mobile Development
8 7 (10.14%) BDD
9 6 (8.70%) Open Source
9 6 (8.70%) UML
9 6 (8.70%) Workflow
10 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.25%) Front End Development
10 5 (7.25%) User Stories
10 5 (7.25%) Web Development
11 4 (5.80%) QA Automation
11 4 (5.80%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (62.32%) Java
2 24 (34.78%) SQL
3 23 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 15 (21.74%) C#
5 11 (15.94%) Apple Swift
5 11 (15.94%) Objective-C
6 7 (10.14%) Groovy
6 7 (10.14%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.80%) Python
8 3 (4.35%) ECMAScript
8 3 (4.35%) ES6
8 3 (4.35%) PHP
8 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.35%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.90%) Perl
10 1 (1.45%) Ruby
10 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.90%) Degree
3 2 (2.90%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.45%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) ISEB
4 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Docker
2 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Marathon
1 3 (4.35%) Mesos
2 2 (2.90%) Ansible
3 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Oracle
2 9 (13.04%) Apple
2 9 (13.04%) IBM
3 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.90%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.45%) HP
6 1 (1.45%) SAP
6 1 (1.45%) TEOCO
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: Day rate £350 per day
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