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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple API for XML (SAX)
Rank 153 155 141
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing SAX 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.41% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £339 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +12.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £371
% change year-on-year
- -12.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.50 -
SAX
England

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
981 971 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.14% 23.45% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 587 526
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.85 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.78% -11.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester +7 4 £339 +4.23%
SAX
England

SAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 North West region with a requirement for SAX.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (40.00%) IntelliJ
4 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) JAXB
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Perforce
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) DOM
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) JUnit
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience

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 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) Couchbase
3 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (40.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (40.00%) JBehave
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Lead Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) DOM
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) JAXB
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) Grails
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) JDBC
4 1 (20.00%) ODBC
4 1 (20.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Groovy
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Perforce