Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 67 50
Rank change year-on-year +6 -17 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 66 73 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.29% 3.54% 3.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.55% 11.66% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 38
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £350 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +16.18% -2.82%
10th Percentile £300 £261 £232
90th Percentile £483 £456 £406
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +98.86%

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 691 626 501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 34.40% 30.31% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 259 278
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +6.16% +8.15%
10th Percentile £322 £310 £263
90th Percentile £556 £525 £511
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 5
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.55% -22.67% +44.23%
10th Percentile £36.25 £13.55 £15.20
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.90 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -4 48 £431 +23.21% 9
Aylesbury - 1 £450 -
High Wycombe - 1 £320 - 1
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 34 (51.52%) SQL
1 34 (51.52%) Web Services
2 26 (39.39%) JSON
3 25 (37.88%) Java
4 23 (34.85%) SOAP
4 23 (34.85%) REST
5 22 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 21 (31.82%) Linux
7 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
8 19 (28.79%) HTML
9 17 (25.76%) Bash Shell
9 17 (25.76%) JIRA
9 17 (25.76%) OpenShift
10 16 (24.24%) Spring
11 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (22.73%) Microservices
11 15 (22.73%) Jenkins
11 15 (22.73%) Confluence
12 14 (21.21%) Maven
12 14 (21.21%) Tomcat
13 13 (19.70%) Python
13 13 (19.70%) Ruby
13 13 (19.70%) Finance
13 13 (19.70%) Open Source
13 13 (19.70%) DevOps
13 13 (19.70%) Ansible
14 12 (18.18%) SDLC
14 12 (18.18%) RESTful
14 12 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement

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 15 (22.73%) Confluence
2 14 (21.21%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.58%) JBoss
3 5 (7.58%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.58%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.52%) CMS
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Maximo
2 1 (1.52%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.52%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.76%) OpenShift
2 6 (9.09%) iPaaS
3 5 (7.58%) GitHub
4 1 (1.52%) IaaS
4 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) ASN.1
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
1 1 (1.52%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (16.67%) MySQL
3 9 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 9 (13.64%) NoSQL
4 8 (12.12%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (12.12%) NuoDB
4 8 (12.12%) Redis
5 5 (7.58%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.55%) MS Access
6 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.52%) GIS
7 1 (1.52%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 17 (25.76%) JIRA
3 15 (22.73%) Jenkins
4 14 (21.21%) Maven
5 3 (4.55%) Grunt
5 3 (4.55%) gulp
5 3 (4.55%) Vagrant
5 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.52%) Ant
6 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.52%) git-flow
6 1 (1.52%) MSI
6 1 (1.52%) Selenium
6 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.52%) Subversion
6 1 (1.52%) TestRail
6 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Retail
3 5 (7.58%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Law
4 3 (4.55%) Legal
5 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.03%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Automotive
6 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (46.97%) Developer
2 13 (19.70%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) Applications Manager
4 6 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Application Delivery Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (6.06%) iOS Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Python Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Configuration Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (4.55%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (4.55%) HTML Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Implementation Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (51.52%) Web Services
2 26 (39.39%) JSON
3 23 (34.85%) REST
3 23 (34.85%) SOAP
4 19 (28.79%) HTML
5 16 (24.24%) Spring
6 12 (18.18%) CSS
6 12 (18.18%) RESTful
7 9 (13.64%) RAML
7 9 (13.64%) Spring Boot
7 9 (13.64%) Swagger
7 9 (13.64%) YAML
8 8 (12.12%) LAMP
8 8 (12.12%) LAPP Stack
8 8 (12.12%) Middleware
9 7 (10.61%) DHTML
9 7 (10.61%) Hibernate
9 7 (10.61%) Spring MVC
10 6 (9.09%) Java EE
10 6 (9.09%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) iPad
1 3 (4.55%) User Experience
2 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.82%) Linux
2 7 (10.61%) Apple iOS
3 6 (9.09%) Unix
4 5 (7.58%) Windows
5 2 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (22.73%) Microservices
2 13 (19.70%) DevOps
2 13 (19.70%) Open Source
3 12 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (18.18%) SDLC
4 10 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (15.15%) MVC
5 7 (10.61%) iOS Development
5 7 (10.61%) Use Case
5 7 (10.61%) Workflow
6 6 (9.09%) ITIL
6 6 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 6 (9.09%) OO
6 6 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (9.09%) Records Management
6 6 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) SQL
2 25 (37.88%) Java
3 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.76%) Bash Shell
5 13 (19.70%) Python
5 13 (19.70%) Ruby
6 6 (9.09%) Java 8
7 5 (7.58%) Apple Swift
7 5 (7.58%) C#
7 5 (7.58%) Objective-C
8 3 (4.55%) VBA
9 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.52%) C++
10 1 (1.52%) Delphi
10 1 (1.52%) Perl
10 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.52%) VB
10 1 (1.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Degree
2 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.52%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) ISEB
4 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) Ansible
2 3 (4.55%) Netcool
3 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.52%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) IBM
2 8 (12.12%) Oracle
3 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.58%) HP
5 3 (4.55%) Apple
5 3 (4.55%) Cognos
5 3 (4.55%) Cramer
5 3 (4.55%) Perforce
6 1 (1.52%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.52%) TIBCO