Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 76 41
Rank change year-on-year +26 -35 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 68 62 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.76% 2.75% 3.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.37% 8.70% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 38
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £364 £314 £257
90th Percentile £493 £456 £524
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -13.04% +84.00%

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 598 713 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 33.08% 31.65% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 294 252
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +4.73% +2.78%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £509
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.17% -20.00% +42.16%
10th Percentile £41.08 £18.30 £22.63
90th Percentile £54.88 £71.50 £42.38
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -4.49% +8.54% +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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +8 44 £438 +25.00% 13
High Wycombe - 5 £450 - 3
Marlow - 3 - -
Aylesbury - 1 £450 - 3
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 39 (57.35%) Web Services
2 36 (52.94%) SQL
3 27 (39.71%) SOAP
3 27 (39.71%) JSON
4 25 (36.76%) REST
5 24 (35.29%) Java
6 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
7 21 (30.88%) HTML
7 21 (30.88%) Git (software)
8 18 (26.47%) Jenkins
8 18 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (25.00%) Linux
9 17 (25.00%) Python
9 17 (25.00%) OpenShift
10 16 (23.53%) Finance
11 15 (22.06%) Spring
12 14 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (20.59%) JIRA
12 14 (20.59%) Tomcat
12 14 (20.59%) CSS
12 14 (20.59%) Ansible
12 14 (20.59%) DevOps
12 14 (20.59%) Open Source
12 14 (20.59%) RESTful
12 14 (20.59%) Confluence
13 13 (19.12%) Bash Shell
13 13 (19.12%) Ruby
14 12 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (17.65%) Microservices
15 11 (16.18%) Continuous Delivery

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 14 (20.59%) Confluence
1 14 (20.59%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.35%) JBoss
2 5 (7.35%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (5.88%) SAS
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) CMS
4 1 (1.47%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (2.94%) TIBCO iProcess
1 2 (2.94%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.00%) OpenShift
2 6 (8.82%) iPaaS
3 5 (7.35%) GitHub
4 1 (1.47%) IaaS
4 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (13.24%) MongoDB
2 9 (13.24%) NoSQL
3 8 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (11.76%) MySQL
3 8 (11.76%) NuoDB
3 8 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 8 (11.76%) Redis
3 8 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.47%) GIS
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (30.88%) Git (software)
2 18 (26.47%) Jenkins
3 14 (20.59%) JIRA
4 11 (16.18%) Maven
5 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.47%) git-flow
6 1 (1.47%) MSI
6 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Law
3 4 (5.88%) Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Automotive
5 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.47%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (57.35%) Developer
2 12 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Applications Manager
5 6 (8.82%) iOS Developer
6 5 (7.35%) ServiceNow Developer
7 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Application Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Python Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Integration Specialist
8 3 (4.41%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Workday Specialist
9 2 (2.94%) Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) DevOps Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (57.35%) Web Services
2 27 (39.71%) JSON
2 27 (39.71%) SOAP
3 25 (36.76%) REST
4 21 (30.88%) HTML
5 15 (22.06%) Spring
6 14 (20.59%) CSS
6 14 (20.59%) RESTful
7 9 (13.24%) Middleware
7 9 (13.24%) RAML
7 9 (13.24%) Swagger
7 9 (13.24%) YAML
8 8 (11.76%) .NET
8 8 (11.76%) LAMP
8 8 (11.76%) LAPP Stack
8 8 (11.76%) Spring Boot
9 7 (10.29%) DHTML
9 7 (10.29%) Hibernate
10 6 (8.82%) J2EE
10 6 (8.82%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) CMDB
2 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.00%) Linux
2 9 (13.24%) Apple iOS
3 7 (10.29%) Windows
4 5 (7.35%) Unix
5 2 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.59%) DevOps
2 14 (20.59%) Open Source
3 12 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (17.65%) Microservices
4 11 (16.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (13.24%) iOS Development
5 9 (13.24%) MVC
5 9 (13.24%) OO
6 8 (11.76%) Workflow
7 7 (10.29%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (10.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (10.29%) Scrum
7 7 (10.29%) SDLC
7 7 (10.29%) TDD
7 7 (10.29%) Use Case
8 6 (8.82%) ITIL
8 6 (8.82%) ITIL V3
8 6 (8.82%) Records Management
8 6 (8.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) SQL
2 24 (35.29%) Java
3 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.00%) Python
5 13 (19.12%) Bash Shell
5 13 (19.12%) Ruby
6 7 (10.29%) Apple Swift
6 7 (10.29%) C#
6 7 (10.29%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.41%) Java 8
8 2 (2.94%) C++
8 2 (2.94%) SOQL
8 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.94%) XPath
9 1 (1.47%) Delphi
9 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.47%) DBS Check
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (20.59%) Ansible
2 2 (2.94%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.47%) Kibana
3 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.24%) IBM
3 7 (10.29%) Oracle
4 5 (7.35%) ServiceNow
5 3 (4.41%) Apple
5 3 (4.41%) Workday
6 2 (2.94%) Informatica
6 2 (2.94%) Okta
6 2 (2.94%) TIBCO