The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 35 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 3 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.07% 2.60% 2.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.32% 17.95% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £500 £463 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £453 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £473 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £33.64 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+26.33% -1.05%
XML
Northamptonshire

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 Northampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41 39 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 14.59% 14.50% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 42
Median daily rate £400 £325 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -26.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £261 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Northampton region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML 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 Northampton region with a requirement for XML.

1 9 (64.29%) JSON
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 7 (50.00%) jQuery
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 6 (42.86%) C#
4 6 (42.86%) VBScript
4 6 (42.86%) .NET
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 5 (35.71%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) XSLT
5 5 (35.71%) OO
5 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Ajax
5 5 (35.71%) HTML5
5 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
5 5 (35.71%) SDLC
6 4 (28.57%) Gradle
6 4 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
6 4 (28.57%) REST
6 4 (28.57%) WCF
6 4 (28.57%) LINQ
6 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 4 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (21.43%) CMS
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DMZ
1 3 (21.43%) Extranet
1 3 (21.43%) Intranet
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
3 4 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Gradle
1 4 (28.57%) JUnit
1 4 (28.57%) Maven
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 2 (14.29%) Flyway
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) JProfiler
2 2 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (14.29%) ASP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Classic ASP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) SOA Architect
4 1 (7.14%) SOA Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) XML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) JSON
2 7 (50.00%) jQuery
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 5 (35.71%) Ajax
4 5 (35.71%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) HTML5
4 5 (35.71%) XSLT
5 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
5 4 (28.57%) LINQ
5 4 (28.57%) REST
5 4 (28.57%) WCF
6 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
6 3 (21.43%) Backbone.js
6 3 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (21.43%) Middleware
6 3 (21.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (7.14%) EPoS
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) SDLC
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
2 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) SOLID
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) RAD
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) VBScript
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Twitter
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Perforce
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) Talend
3 2 (14.29%) WSO2
4 1 (7.14%) F5