Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 45 47
Rank change year-on-year -21 +2 +26
Contract jobs citing XML 72 71 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.02% 4.00% 3.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.59% 14.88% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 51
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% +19.66%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £300
90th Percentile £406 £524 £569
South East median daily rate £420 £390 £399
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.19% +13.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £29.00
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £45.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year -12.09% +23.81% +5.00%

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 751 477 608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 31.50% 26.87% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 255 330
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £380 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +2.81% +1.18%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £256
90th Percentile £525 £500 £519
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.13% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 10
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £29.00 £36.50 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.55% +76.97% +26.61%
10th Percentile £18.25 £24.35 £11.90
90th Percentile £70.00 £48.60 £36.90
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +18.11%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -19 56 £338 -
High Wycombe -13 1 £475 +84.47% 3
Amersham - 1 - -
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 (59.72%) Java
2 28 (38.89%) Web Services
3 26 (36.11%) SQL
3 26 (36.11%) JSON
4 25 (34.72%) HTML
5 24 (33.33%) Spring
6 23 (31.94%) Git (software)
7 22 (30.56%) RESTful
7 22 (30.56%) JavaScript
7 22 (30.56%) SOAP
8 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (23.61%) Banking
9 17 (23.61%) Finance
9 17 (23.61%) CSS
10 16 (22.22%) HTML5
10 16 (22.22%) AngularJS
11 14 (19.44%) Internet
11 14 (19.44%) WSDL
11 14 (19.44%) Jenkins
11 14 (19.44%) Java EE
11 14 (19.44%) jQuery
12 13 (18.06%) Spring Boot
12 13 (18.06%) MVC
12 13 (18.06%) TDD
13 12 (16.67%) API Development
14 11 (15.28%) High Availability
14 11 (15.28%) C#
14 11 (15.28%) .NET
15 10 (13.89%) IBM
15 10 (13.89%) OO

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 9 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.39%) Confluence
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.44%) Internet
2 9 (12.50%) FTP
2 9 (12.50%) HTTP
2 9 (12.50%) SMTP
2 9 (12.50%) SSL
3 5 (6.94%) Intranet
4 2 (2.78%) LDAP
5 1 (1.39%) Extranet
5 1 (1.39%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) Big Data
2 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.17%) DB2
2 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.78%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.39%) GIS
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (31.94%) Git (software)
2 14 (19.44%) Jenkins
3 9 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 8 (11.11%) Maven
5 6 (8.33%) git-flow
6 5 (6.94%) JUnit
6 5 (6.94%) Mockito
7 4 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (5.56%) TeamCity
7 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.17%) JIRA
9 2 (2.78%) Ant
9 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.78%) GitLab
9 2 (2.78%) Gradle
9 2 (2.78%) Hudson
9 2 (2.78%) Selenium
9 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.78%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (23.61%) Banking
1 17 (23.61%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (56.94%) Developer
2 15 (20.83%) Analyst
2 15 (20.83%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.50%) iOS Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Consultant
5 6 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Business Process Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Process Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Angular Developer
8 3 (4.17%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.17%) HTML Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (38.89%) Web Services
2 26 (36.11%) JSON
3 25 (34.72%) HTML
4 24 (33.33%) Spring
5 22 (30.56%) RESTful
5 22 (30.56%) SOAP
6 17 (23.61%) CSS
7 16 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 16 (22.22%) HTML5
8 14 (19.44%) Java EE
8 14 (19.44%) jQuery
8 14 (19.44%) WSDL
9 13 (18.06%) Spring Boot
10 11 (15.28%) .NET
11 10 (13.89%) CSS3
12 9 (12.50%) cXML
12 9 (12.50%) ebXML
12 9 (12.50%) EDI
12 9 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
12 9 (12.50%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) DataPower
1 9 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.39%) IVR
3 1 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.56%) Linux
2 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (5.56%) Windows
3 2 (2.78%) AIX
3 2 (2.78%) Solaris
3 2 (2.78%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.06%) MVC
2 13 (18.06%) TDD
3 12 (16.67%) API Development
4 11 (15.28%) High Availability
5 10 (13.89%) Data Security
5 10 (13.89%) EAI
5 10 (13.89%) OO
5 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
6 9 (12.50%) B2B
6 9 (12.50%) iOS Development
6 9 (12.50%) Microservices
6 9 (12.50%) Scrum
7 8 (11.11%) CRM
7 8 (11.11%) Mobile Development
8 7 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.72%) ERP
8 7 (9.72%) Process Management
9 6 (8.33%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 43 (59.72%) Java
2 26 (36.11%) SQL
3 22 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.28%) C#
5 9 (12.50%) ActionScript
5 9 (12.50%) ActionScript 2.0
5 9 (12.50%) ActionScript 3.0
5 9 (12.50%) Apple Swift
5 9 (12.50%) Objective-C
6 4 (5.56%) C
6 4 (5.56%) Python
7 2 (2.78%) C++
7 2 (2.78%) Perl
7 2 (2.78%) PHP
7 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) ISEB
2 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) RosettaNet
2 6 (8.33%) QA
3 3 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Ansible
2 1 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) IBM
2 9 (12.50%) webMethods
3 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.94%) Oracle
5 4 (5.56%) Apple
6 3 (4.17%) SAP
7 2 (2.78%) HP
8 1 (1.39%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.39%) Talend
8 1 (1.39%) TEOCO