The table below looks at the statistics for SAX skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAX over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple API for XML (SAX)
England / North West
Rank 131 - 140
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAX 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% - 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £340 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 - £394
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
830 1040 834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.55% 27.48% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 683 537
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.88% +4.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 51 25
Median hourly rate £42.75 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.54% +64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.93 £19.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

SAX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 North West

SAX
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SAX Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAX
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAX across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

SAX Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

SAX
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAX within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 3 £500 -
Manchester - 2 £339 -
SAX
England

SAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for SAX.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) Relational Database
3 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
3 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
3 5 (71.43%) REST
3 5 (71.43%) Spring
3 5 (71.43%) Ajax
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Pair Programming
3 5 (71.43%) XML Schema
3 5 (71.43%) DOM
3 5 (71.43%) SOAP
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) MySQL
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Python
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) Refactoring
4 4 (57.14%) Scala
4 4 (57.14%) Kanban
4 4 (57.14%) Groovy

SAX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (42.86%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Relational Database
3 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
3 5 (71.43%) MySQL
3 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
4 3 (42.86%) CouchDB
4 3 (42.86%) Neo4j
4 3 (42.86%) Riak
5 2 (28.57%) Couchbase
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (28.57%) IntelliJ
2 2 (28.57%) JBehave
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) DOM
2 5 (71.43%) REST
2 5 (71.43%) SOAP
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) XML Schema
3 3 (42.86%) Servlets
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Wicket
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) JAXB
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) Node.js
4 2 (28.57%) Play Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Spring MVC
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
1 2 (28.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Pair Programming
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Kanban
3 4 (57.14%) Refactoring
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) SEO
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) Groovy
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) Scala
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Perforce