Period
to 27 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 27 May 2020 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 64 74
Rank change year-on-year +32 +10 -18
Contract jobs citing XML 27 22 42
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.35% 2.07% 2.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.55% 7.72% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 22
Median daily rate £500 £395 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.58% +14.91% -1.79%
10th Percentile £396 £200 £228
90th Percentile £555 £525 £456
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +26.58% -1.25% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £66.00 £26.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +147.65% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £66.00 £26.65 £42.50
% change year-on-year +147.65% -37.29% -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 98 285 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 19.41% 26.81% 32.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 160 303
Median daily rate £475 £466 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +6.57% +12.90%
10th Percentile £300 £328 £321
90th Percentile £538 £638 £556
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £439 £428
% change year-on-year -0.34% +2.69% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Median hourly rate £33.75 £35.83 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.79% -34.86% -
10th Percentile £30.38 £26.65 £52.50
90th Percentile £56.70 £47.25 £57.50
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.58 £46.00
% change year-on-year +13.74% -37.88% +228.57%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing XML as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Milton Keynes

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing XML in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for XML in Milton Keynes

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing XML in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for XML in Milton Keynes

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing XML in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for XML in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for XML.

1 24 (88.89%) SQL
2 16 (59.26%) HTML
3 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
4 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
4 14 (51.85%) DB2
5 13 (48.15%) Web Services
6 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
7 11 (40.74%) Oracle
7 11 (40.74%) Java
8 10 (37.04%) Perl
8 10 (37.04%) SOAP
9 9 (33.33%) Unix
9 9 (33.33%) Windows
9 9 (33.33%) Linux
9 9 (33.33%) JSP
9 9 (33.33%) Servlets
9 9 (33.33%) C
9 9 (33.33%) MySQL
9 9 (33.33%) Ant
9 9 (33.33%) Eclipse
9 9 (33.33%) LDAP
9 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
9 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 9 (33.33%) RACF
9 9 (33.33%) Mainframe
9 9 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (33.33%) Korn
9 9 (33.33%) DB2 UDB
9 9 (33.33%) JIRA

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (18.52%) Tomcat
2 4 (14.81%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (18.52%) Maximo
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) DB2
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) DB2 UDB
2 9 (33.33%) MySQL
2 9 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) OLAP
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.70%) Power BI
4 1 (3.70%) Semantic Layer
4 1 (3.70%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (3.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Ant
1 9 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 9 (33.33%) JIRA
1 9 (33.33%) Selenium
2 5 (18.52%) JUnit
3 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) CRM Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Maximo Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (7.41%) SailPoint Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Subject Matter Expert
4 1 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Data Migration Business Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) OSS Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) SailPoint Developer
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) HTML
2 13 (48.15%) Web Services
3 10 (37.04%) SOAP
4 9 (33.33%) JSP
4 9 (33.33%) LDAP
4 9 (33.33%) SailPoint
4 9 (33.33%) Servlets
5 8 (29.63%) .NET
6 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
6 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
6 5 (18.52%) CSS
6 5 (18.52%) Electron Framework
6 5 (18.52%) Entity Framework
6 5 (18.52%) LINQ
6 5 (18.52%) Node.js
7 4 (14.81%) XSL
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
9 1 (3.70%) CGI
9 1 (3.70%) J2EE
9 1 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
1 9 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) CESG
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
1 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 9 (33.33%) Unix
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) DevOps
3 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (25.93%) Technical Analysis
4 6 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 6 (22.22%) Migration
4 6 (22.22%) MVC
4 6 (22.22%) Project Management
5 5 (18.52%) CRM
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
5 5 (18.52%) Web Development
6 4 (14.81%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.41%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.70%) ETL
8 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.70%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) Java
4 10 (37.04%) Perl
5 9 (33.33%) BeanShell
5 9 (33.33%) Bourne shell
5 9 (33.33%) C
5 9 (33.33%) Korn
5 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 8 (29.63%) C#
7 6 (22.22%) Python
8 5 (18.52%) PHP
8 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
9 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) MCAD
3 4 (14.81%) MCITP
3 4 (14.81%) MCPD
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 9 (33.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Netcool
1 1 (3.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) IBM