Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 80 45
Rank change year-on-year +3 -35 0
Contract jobs citing XML 24 50 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.62% 2.28% 3.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.36% 6.86% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 54
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £463 £325 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.31% -2.62% -5.99%
10th Percentile £235 £300 £263
90th Percentile £555 £400 £456
South East median daily rate £448 £430 £395
% change year-on-year +4.07% +8.86% +3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.65 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.29% - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +19.32% +15.79%

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 448 729 469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 30.17% 33.29% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 357 216
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +3.09%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £286
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £30.50 £40.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.75% +185.71% -33.33%
10th Percentile £19.91 £24.00 £13.40
90th Percentile £42.62 £48.15 £44.80
South East median hourly rate £45.32 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +0.71% +5.88% +5.59%

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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 +1 16 £450 +38.46% 23
High Wycombe -4 3 £375 -21.05% 3
Marlow - 3 - -
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) Web Services
3 10 (41.67%) SOAP
4 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) Python
5 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (33.33%) Java
5 8 (33.33%) Finance
5 8 (33.33%) JSON
6 7 (29.17%) Workflow
6 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
7 6 (25.00%) XSLT
7 6 (25.00%) SOA
8 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
8 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
8 5 (20.83%) REST
8 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
9 4 (16.67%) DevOps
9 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 4 (16.67%) Confluence
9 4 (16.67%) XPath
9 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 4 (16.67%) JIRA
9 4 (16.67%) TIBCO
9 4 (16.67%) HTML
9 4 (16.67%) .NET
9 4 (16.67%) IBM

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 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.67%) Confluence
2 4 (16.67%) SAS
3 3 (12.50%) IIS
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (12.50%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (8.33%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) OpenShift
2 1 (4.17%) Boomi
2 1 (4.17%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) NuoDB
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.33%) Redis
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Workflow Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Integration Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Junior
3 3 (12.50%) Junior DevOps
3 3 (12.50%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Workday Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Workflow Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Architect
4 2 (8.33%) TIBCO Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Informatica Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior TIBCO Developer
5 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) Web Services
2 10 (41.67%) SOAP
3 8 (33.33%) JSON
4 6 (25.00%) XSLT
5 5 (20.83%) REST
6 4 (16.67%) .NET
6 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 4 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (12.50%) HTML5
7 3 (12.50%) LDAP
7 3 (12.50%) Middleware
7 3 (12.50%) Node.js
8 2 (8.33%) LAMP
8 2 (8.33%) MFC
8 2 (8.33%) RESTful
8 2 (8.33%) SailPoint
8 2 (8.33%) SAML
8 2 (8.33%) WPF
8 2 (8.33%) XML Messaging
8 2 (8.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Robotics
2 1 (4.17%) CMDB
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Workflow
3 6 (25.00%) SOA
4 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.67%) DevOps
6 3 (12.50%) Data Management
6 3 (12.50%) Open Source
6 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (12.50%) Personalization
6 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Security Operations
6 3 (12.50%) Statistics
6 3 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
7 2 (8.33%) BDD
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) Python
3 8 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.67%) XPath
6 3 (12.50%) PHP
6 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (8.33%) C#
7 2 (8.33%) C++
7 2 (8.33%) Ruby
7 2 (8.33%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Ansible
2 2 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (8.33%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (4.17%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) IBM
2 4 (16.67%) TIBCO
3 3 (12.50%) Workday
4 2 (8.33%) Informatica
4 2 (8.33%) Okta
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) MuleSoft
5 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow