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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple API for XML (SAX)
London / City of London
Rank - 143 -
Contract jobs citing SAX 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.033% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £325 £381
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.50 -

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
1070 984 1525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.61% 32.13% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 818 1227
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +169.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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