Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 66 52
Rank change year-on-year +8 -14 -10
Contract jobs citing XML 47 54 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.05% 3.48% 3.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.34% 12.36% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 23
Milton Keynes median daily rate £431 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.21% +12.90% +3.33%
10th Percentile £244 £312 £233
90th Percentile £488 £456 £396
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £350 £301
% change year-on-year +25.00% +16.18% -2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 503 437 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 32.66% 28.18% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 201 166
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £388 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +2.31% +8.21%
10th Percentile £323 £313 £263
90th Percentile £563 £506 £547
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £390 £370
% change year-on-year +8.97% +5.41% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £55.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.50 £21.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +97.67% -41.89% +42.31%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 31 (65.96%) SQL
2 29 (61.70%) Web Services
3 21 (44.68%) Java
4 18 (38.30%) SOAP
4 18 (38.30%) REST
5 17 (36.17%) JSON
5 17 (36.17%) Git (software)
6 15 (31.91%) OpenShift
7 14 (29.79%) JIRA
7 14 (29.79%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (29.79%) Linux
8 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (27.66%) Spring
8 13 (27.66%) Microservices
8 13 (27.66%) Jenkins
9 12 (25.53%) RESTful
9 12 (25.53%) Confluence
9 12 (25.53%) Tomcat
10 11 (23.40%) Python
10 11 (23.40%) Ruby
10 11 (23.40%) Maven
10 11 (23.40%) Bash Shell
10 11 (23.40%) Open Source
10 11 (23.40%) DevOps
10 11 (23.40%) Ansible
11 10 (21.28%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (21.28%) SDLC
11 10 (21.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
11 10 (21.28%) HTML

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 12 (25.53%) Confluence
1 12 (25.53%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.64%) JBoss
2 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.64%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Maximo
2 1 (2.13%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.13%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.91%) OpenShift
2 5 (10.64%) GitHub
3 1 (2.13%) IaaS
3 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (19.15%) MongoDB
2 9 (19.15%) NoSQL
3 8 (17.02%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (17.02%) MySQL
3 8 (17.02%) NuoDB
3 8 (17.02%) Redis
4 5 (10.64%) RDBMS
4 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.38%) MS Access
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.13%) JasperReports
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) Git (software)
2 14 (29.79%) JIRA
3 13 (27.66%) Jenkins
4 11 (23.40%) Maven
5 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.13%) git-flow
6 1 (2.13%) MSI
6 1 (2.13%) Selenium
6 1 (2.13%) TestRail
6 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Law
3 4 (8.51%) Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Legal
4 3 (6.38%) Retail
5 2 (4.26%) Marketing
6 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.51%) iOS Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Python Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Configuration Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Java Team Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Maximo Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (61.70%) Web Services
2 18 (38.30%) REST
2 18 (38.30%) SOAP
3 17 (36.17%) JSON
4 13 (27.66%) Spring
5 12 (25.53%) RESTful
6 10 (21.28%) HTML
7 9 (19.15%) CSS
7 9 (19.15%) RAML
7 9 (19.15%) Swagger
7 9 (19.15%) YAML
8 8 (17.02%) LAMP
8 8 (17.02%) LAPP Stack
9 7 (14.89%) DHTML
9 7 (14.89%) Hibernate
10 6 (12.77%) Java EE
10 6 (12.77%) JSF
10 6 (12.77%) JSP
10 6 (12.77%) Middleware
10 6 (12.77%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.13%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
3 6 (12.77%) Unix
4 3 (6.38%) Windows
5 2 (4.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (27.66%) Microservices
2 11 (23.40%) DevOps
2 11 (23.40%) Open Source
3 10 (21.28%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (21.28%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (21.28%) SDLC
4 7 (14.89%) iOS Development
4 7 (14.89%) MVC
4 7 (14.89%) Use Case
4 7 (14.89%) Workflow
5 6 (12.77%) OO
5 6 (12.77%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (12.77%) Records Management
5 6 (12.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (12.77%) UML
6 5 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Scrum
7 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) SQL
2 21 (44.68%) Java
3 11 (23.40%) Bash Shell
3 11 (23.40%) Python
3 11 (23.40%) Ruby
4 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.64%) Apple Swift
5 5 (10.64%) Objective-C
6 4 (8.51%) C#
6 4 (8.51%) Java 8
7 3 (6.38%) VBA
8 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.13%) VB
9 1 (2.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.13%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) ISEB
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) Ansible
2 2 (4.26%) Netcool
3 1 (2.13%) HP ALM
3 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) IBM
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle
3 5 (10.64%) HP
3 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.38%) Apple
5 2 (4.26%) Cognos
5 2 (4.26%) Cramer
6 1 (2.13%) TIBCO