Period
to 16 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 44 37
Rank change year-on-year -36 -7 +40
Contract jobs citing XML 59 62 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.56% 3.72% 4.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.07% 14.94% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 41 54
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £338 £338 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.93% +20.34%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £300
90th Percentile £400 £519 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £29.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £48.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year -6.25% +30.61% +70.30%

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 731 415 601
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 31.69% 24.90% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 223 313
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% - -
10th Percentile £310 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £536 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.00 £36.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.25% +124.62% -0.25%
10th Percentile £17.10 £32.95 £12.00
90th Percentile £66.00 £49.90 £36.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +6.49% +18.46%

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 January 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 January 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 -20 52 £338 -3.57% 11
High Wycombe - 1 £475 - 3
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 34 (57.63%) SQL
2 31 (52.54%) Java
3 18 (30.51%) HTML
3 18 (30.51%) IBM
4 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
5 15 (25.42%) CSS
5 15 (25.42%) Internet
6 13 (22.03%) AngularJS
6 13 (22.03%) API Development
7 12 (20.34%) WebSphere
7 12 (20.34%) High Availability
7 12 (20.34%) MVC
7 12 (20.34%) SOAP
8 11 (18.64%) C#
8 11 (18.64%) .NET
8 11 (18.64%) EAI
8 11 (18.64%) Finance
8 11 (18.64%) Spring
9 10 (16.95%) jQuery
9 10 (16.95%) ActionScript 3.0
9 10 (16.95%) ActionScript 2.0
9 10 (16.95%) DataPower
9 10 (16.95%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (16.95%) RosettaNet
9 10 (16.95%) Data Security
9 10 (16.95%) WebSphere MQ
9 10 (16.95%) webMethods
9 10 (16.95%) cXML
9 10 (16.95%) EDI
9 10 (16.95%) SMTP

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 (20.34%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.39%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) Confluence
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Maximo
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) Internet
2 10 (16.95%) FTP
2 10 (16.95%) HTTP
2 10 (16.95%) SMTP
2 10 (16.95%) SSL
3 5 (8.47%) Intranet
4 1 (1.69%) Extranet
4 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.78%) DB2
3 4 (6.78%) SAP BW
4 3 (5.08%) Big Data
5 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.69%) GIS
6 1 (1.69%) MySQL
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.47%) Maven
4 4 (6.78%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.08%) JIRA
6 2 (3.39%) Ant
6 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.39%) git-flow
6 2 (3.39%) GitLab
6 2 (3.39%) Gradle
6 2 (3.39%) Hudson
6 2 (3.39%) Selenium
6 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.69%) JUnit
7 1 (1.69%) Mockito
7 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 9 (15.25%) Banking
3 7 (11.86%) Marketing
4 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.39%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Developer
2 17 (28.81%) Consultant
3 13 (22.03%) Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) .NET Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Web Developer
6 6 (10.17%) .NET Web Developer
6 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Angular Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Business Process Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Data Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Process Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Data Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) C# Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Internet Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) HTML
2 15 (25.42%) CSS
3 13 (22.03%) AngularJS
4 12 (20.34%) SOAP
5 11 (18.64%) .NET
5 11 (18.64%) Spring
6 10 (16.95%) cXML
6 10 (16.95%) ebXML
6 10 (16.95%) EDI
6 10 (16.95%) jQuery
6 10 (16.95%) Web Services
6 10 (16.95%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (16.95%) XML Schema
7 9 (15.25%) JSON
8 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET
8 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (13.56%) J2EE
8 8 (13.56%) Java EE
8 8 (13.56%) Spring Boot
9 7 (11.86%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) DataPower
1 10 (16.95%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.69%) IVR
3 1 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Unix
2 4 (6.78%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Windows
4 1 (1.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) API Development
2 12 (20.34%) High Availability
2 12 (20.34%) MVC
3 11 (18.64%) EAI
4 10 (16.95%) B2B
4 10 (16.95%) Data Security
5 9 (15.25%) CRM
6 7 (11.86%) Web Development
7 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.17%) ERP
7 6 (10.17%) Process Management
8 5 (8.47%) BPR
8 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.47%) TDD
9 4 (6.78%) ITIL
9 4 (6.78%) Microservices
9 4 (6.78%) Process Improvement
9 4 (6.78%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (6.78%) SDLC
10 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 34 (57.63%) SQL
2 31 (52.54%) Java
3 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.64%) C#
5 10 (16.95%) ActionScript
5 10 (16.95%) ActionScript 2.0
5 10 (16.95%) ActionScript 3.0
6 7 (11.86%) Perl
7 4 (6.78%) C
8 3 (5.08%) C++
9 2 (3.39%) Python
9 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) RosettaNet
2 5 (8.47%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.39%) GDPR
3 2 (3.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) Netcool
1 7 (11.86%) Tivoli
2 5 (8.47%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 2 (3.39%) Ansible
3 2 (3.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) IBM
2 10 (16.95%) webMethods
3 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.78%) Cognos
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle
4 4 (6.78%) SAP
5 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.39%) Cramer
6 2 (3.39%) EMC
6 2 (3.39%) Fiserv
7 1 (1.69%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.69%) HP
7 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.69%) Talend