Period
to 13 December 2018

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 6 months to 13 December 2018 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
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 71 45
Rank change year-on-year +2 -26 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 49 69 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.89% 2.90% 3.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.66% 8.85% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 34
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £338 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +1.12% -5.99%
10th Percentile £385 £313 £285
90th Percentile £530 £399 £532
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +3.53% +11.84% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.65 - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year -13.58% -13.83% +25.33%

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 566 780 436
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 33.43% 32.81% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 311 235
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £315 £310 £263
90th Percentile £600 £525 £519
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £30.83 £26.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.32% -27.40% +124.62%
10th Percentile £20.60 £18.25 £24.35
90th Percentile £43.38 £63.13 £48.60
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -2 33 £450 +33.33% 15
High Wycombe +3 5 £450 -5.26%
Marlow - 3 - -
Aylesbury - 1 £450 - 1
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 28 (57.14%) Web Services
2 26 (53.06%) SQL
3 22 (44.90%) SOAP
4 19 (38.78%) JSON
5 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (34.69%) Java
6 17 (34.69%) REST
7 16 (32.65%) Git (software)
7 16 (32.65%) DevOps
8 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
8 15 (30.61%) Python
9 14 (28.57%) Finance
10 13 (26.53%) HTML
10 13 (26.53%) Jenkins
11 12 (24.49%) Tomcat
12 11 (22.45%) OpenShift
13 10 (20.41%) RESTful
13 10 (20.41%) Confluence
13 10 (20.41%) JIRA
14 9 (18.37%) Workflow
14 9 (18.37%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
14 9 (18.37%) Linux
14 9 (18.37%) CSS
14 9 (18.37%) Open Source
14 9 (18.37%) Ansible
14 9 (18.37%) Microservices
15 8 (16.33%) Docker
15 8 (16.33%) iOS Development
15 8 (16.33%) Bash Shell

XML
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 12 (24.49%) Tomcat
2 10 (20.41%) Confluence
3 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
4 4 (8.16%) IIS
4 4 (8.16%) SAS
5 2 (4.08%) JBoss
5 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.04%) Apache
6 1 (2.04%) CMS
6 1 (2.04%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (6.12%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (4.08%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.45%) OpenShift
2 5 (10.20%) GitHub
3 2 (4.08%) iPaaS
4 1 (2.04%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.16%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.16%) MySQL
4 4 (8.16%) NuoDB
4 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.16%) Redis
4 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) GIS
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Git (software)
2 13 (26.53%) Jenkins
3 10 (20.41%) JIRA
4 3 (6.12%) Maven
5 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.04%) git-flow
6 1 (2.04%) MSI
6 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.08%) Law
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) iOS Developer
4 5 (10.20%) ServiceNow Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Workflow Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Integration Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Junior
6 3 (6.12%) Junior DevOps
6 3 (6.12%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Workday Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) DevOps Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Workflow Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Software Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.08%) TIBCO Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (57.14%) Web Services
2 22 (44.90%) SOAP
3 19 (38.78%) JSON
4 17 (34.69%) REST
5 13 (26.53%) HTML
6 10 (20.41%) RESTful
7 9 (18.37%) CSS
8 6 (12.24%) Node.js
8 6 (12.24%) Spring
8 6 (12.24%) XSLT
9 5 (10.20%) .NET
9 5 (10.20%) .NET Framework
9 5 (10.20%) iOS SDK
9 5 (10.20%) Middleware
9 5 (10.20%) RAML
9 5 (10.20%) Swagger
9 5 (10.20%) YAML
10 4 (8.16%) LAMP
10 4 (8.16%) LAPP Stack
10 4 (8.16%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) CMDB
2 3 (6.12%) Robotics
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Linux
2 8 (16.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.16%) Windows
4 2 (4.08%) Unix
5 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.65%) DevOps
3 9 (18.37%) Microservices
3 9 (18.37%) Open Source
3 9 (18.37%) Workflow
4 8 (16.33%) iOS Development
5 7 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (12.24%) SOA
6 6 (12.24%) TDD
7 5 (10.20%) Change Management
7 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
7 5 (10.20%) OO
7 5 (10.20%) Problem Management
7 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.16%) BDD
8 4 (8.16%) Scrum
9 3 (6.12%) Statistics
9 3 (6.12%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) SQL
2 17 (34.69%) Java
3 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
3 15 (30.61%) Python
4 8 (16.33%) Bash Shell
4 8 (16.33%) Ruby
5 7 (14.29%) Apple Swift
5 7 (14.29%) Objective-C
6 4 (8.16%) XPath
7 3 (6.12%) C#
7 3 (6.12%) PHP
7 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.08%) C++
8 2 (4.08%) SOQL
9 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.04%) VB
9 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Docker
2 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) Ansible
2 2 (4.08%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (4.08%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (2.04%) Kibana
3 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) IBM
2 5 (10.20%) ServiceNow
3 4 (8.16%) TIBCO
4 3 (6.12%) Apple
4 3 (6.12%) Workday
5 2 (4.08%) Informatica
5 2 (4.08%) Okta
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle
6 1 (2.04%) Dell
6 1 (2.04%) MuleSoft