The table below looks at the statistics for SAX skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAX over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple API for XML (SAX)
Rank 162 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAX 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.087% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SAX
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1156 1729 1782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.78% 29.77% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 1394 1361
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £23.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% +0.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

SAX
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SAX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAX Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SAX
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAX across the City of London region.

SAX Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SAX
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAX across the City of London region.

SAX Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAX 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 City of London region with a requirement for SAX.

1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) CGI
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) iSeries
2 2 (66.67%) RPG IV
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) IFS
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) JBehave
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Perforce
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA

SAX
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
1 1 (33.33%) JBehave
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DB2 Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) CGI
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) JAXB
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) RPG IV
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) IFS
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Perforce