Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 64 44
Rank change year-on-year -2 -20 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 33 58 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.60% 3.27% 3.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.92% 9.86% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 25
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £338 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -7.53% +8.15%
10th Percentile £413 £313 £285
90th Percentile £566 £389 £571
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £338 £334
% change year-on-year +33.33% +1.12% -5.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £26.65 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.65 - -

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 370 588 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 29.16% 33.13% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 262 151
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £285
90th Percentile £656 £525 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £26.65 £24.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.04% -52.00% +257.14%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £30.83 £26.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +16.32% -27.40% +124.62%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for XML.

1 18 (54.55%) Web Services
2 17 (51.52%) SQL
3 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (42.42%) DevOps
4 13 (39.39%) SOAP
4 13 (39.39%) Python
5 12 (36.36%) Java
5 12 (36.36%) JSON
5 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 10 (30.30%) Tomcat
6 10 (30.30%) REST
7 9 (27.27%) OpenShift
7 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
7 9 (27.27%) Microservices
7 9 (27.27%) Workflow
7 9 (27.27%) Finance
7 9 (27.27%) RESTful
8 8 (24.24%) Confluence
8 8 (24.24%) JIRA
8 8 (24.24%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
9 7 (21.21%) HTML
9 7 (21.21%) Linux
9 7 (21.21%) Open Source
9 7 (21.21%) Apple iOS
9 7 (21.21%) Objective-C
9 7 (21.21%) Apple Swift
9 7 (21.21%) Ansible
9 7 (21.21%) iOS Development
9 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving

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 (30.30%) Tomcat
2 8 (24.24%) Confluence
3 5 (15.15%) WebSphere
4 4 (12.12%) IIS
4 4 (12.12%) SAS
5 2 (6.06%) JBoss
5 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.03%) Apache
6 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (9.09%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) OpenShift
2 5 (15.15%) GitHub
3 1 (3.03%) Boomi
3 1 (3.03%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) NuoDB
3 3 (9.09%) Redis
4 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 8 (24.24%) JIRA
4 2 (6.06%) Maven
4 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.03%) git-flow
5 1 (3.03%) MSI
5 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) iOS Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Workflow Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Junior
5 3 (9.09%) Junior DevOps
5 3 (9.09%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Workflow Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) TIBCO Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) iOS Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Python Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) Web Services
2 13 (39.39%) SOAP
3 12 (36.36%) JSON
4 10 (30.30%) REST
5 9 (27.27%) RESTful
6 7 (21.21%) HTML
7 5 (15.15%) iOS SDK
8 4 (12.12%) Middleware
8 4 (12.12%) RAML
8 4 (12.12%) Spring
8 4 (12.12%) Swagger
8 4 (12.12%) XSLT
8 4 (12.12%) YAML
9 3 (9.09%) .NET
9 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
9 3 (9.09%) CSS
9 3 (9.09%) DHTML
9 3 (9.09%) LAMP
9 3 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (9.09%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Robotics
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Apple iOS
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (42.42%) DevOps
2 9 (27.27%) Microservices
2 9 (27.27%) Workflow
3 7 (21.21%) iOS Development
3 7 (21.21%) Open Source
3 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (15.15%) OO
5 4 (12.12%) SOA
6 3 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Security Operations
6 3 (9.09%) Statistics
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) Python
3 12 (36.36%) Java
4 7 (21.21%) Apple Swift
4 7 (21.21%) Objective-C
5 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 6 (18.18%) Ruby
6 4 (12.12%) XPath
7 3 (9.09%) PHP
7 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.03%) C#
8 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.03%) VB
8 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Docker
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Ansible
2 2 (6.06%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) IBM
2 4 (12.12%) TIBCO
3 3 (9.09%) Apple
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
5 1 (3.03%) MuleSoft