Period
to 15 June 2019

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 15 June 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 61 57
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 -15
Contract jobs citing XML 23 40 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.06% 2.58% 3.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.67% 7.98% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 31
Milton Keynes median daily rate £395 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% +10.71% +12.00%
10th Percentile £200 £244 £310
90th Percentile £525 £482 £456
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £395 £400 £339
% change year-on-year -1.25% +18.08% +8.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £46.67 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £46.67 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +9.81% - -

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 300 501 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 26.88% 32.32% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 305 168
Milton Keynes median daily rate £455 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £318 £325 £306
90th Percentile £638 £556 £488
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £45.84 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £34.00 £44.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -23.16% +105.81% -28.33%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Milton Keynes

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Milton Keynes

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 15 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Milton Keynes

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 15 June 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for XML.

1 17 (73.91%) SOAP
2 16 (69.57%) Web Services
3 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (60.87%) PowerShell
4 14 (60.87%) Git (software)
5 11 (47.83%) JSON
5 11 (47.83%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (43.48%) Tomcat
6 10 (43.48%) HTML
6 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
7 9 (39.13%) Java
7 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
7 9 (39.13%) SQL
7 9 (39.13%) Python
7 9 (39.13%) Finance
7 9 (39.13%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
7 9 (39.13%) DevOps
8 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
8 8 (34.78%) JIRA
8 8 (34.78%) YAML
8 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
8 8 (34.78%) LDAP
8 8 (34.78%) Linux
8 8 (34.78%) .NET
8 8 (34.78%) MySQL
8 8 (34.78%) Oracle
8 8 (34.78%) C
8 8 (34.78%) C#
9 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Office

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 10 (43.48%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.70%) Confluence
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (26.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 6 (26.09%) Amazon S3
2 6 (26.09%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (26.09%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (26.09%) CloudFront
2 6 (26.09%) Route 53
2 6 (26.09%) Serverless
3 5 (21.74%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (8.70%) OpenShift
5 1 (4.35%) GitHub
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (34.78%) MySQL
4 6 (26.09%) DB2
4 6 (26.09%) DB2 UDB
5 5 (21.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
7 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
7 2 (8.70%) NuoDB
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
7 2 (8.70%) Redis
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Git (software)
2 8 (34.78%) JIRA
3 7 (30.43%) Eclipse
3 7 (30.43%) Selenium
4 6 (26.09%) Ant
4 6 (26.09%) JUnit
4 6 (26.09%) SpecFlow
4 6 (26.09%) TeamCity
5 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.35%) PostCSS
6 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) AWS Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Governance Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Junior
6 2 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) SailPoint Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Angular Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior DevOps
7 1 (4.35%) Junior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) SOAP
2 16 (69.57%) Web Services
3 11 (47.83%) JSON
4 10 (43.48%) HTML
5 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
6 8 (34.78%) .NET
6 8 (34.78%) LDAP
6 8 (34.78%) YAML
7 7 (30.43%) Node.js
8 6 (26.09%) .NET Core
8 6 (26.09%) JSP
8 6 (26.09%) SailPoint
8 6 (26.09%) Servlets
9 5 (21.74%) Electron Framework
10 4 (17.39%) RESTful
11 3 (13.04%) HTML5
11 3 (13.04%) XML Messaging
12 2 (8.70%) RAML
12 2 (8.70%) REST
12 2 (8.70%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Linux Command Line
1 6 (26.09%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.70%) Robotics
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (39.13%) DevOps
4 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
5 7 (30.43%) Project Management
5 7 (30.43%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (21.74%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 5 (21.74%) SOLID
7 4 (17.39%) Web Development
8 3 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.70%) MVC
9 2 (8.70%) Open Source
9 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (4.35%) Scrum
10 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
10 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
10 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) PowerShell
2 9 (39.13%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
2 9 (39.13%) Python
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) C
3 8 (34.78%) C#
4 7 (30.43%) PHP
5 6 (26.09%) BeanShell
5 6 (26.09%) Bourne shell
5 6 (26.09%) Korn
5 6 (26.09%) Perl
6 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.70%) Ruby
7 1 (4.35%) ES6
7 1 (4.35%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PMO
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
3 4 (17.39%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) SAP