The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 22 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 6 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.84% 7.47% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.52% 26.00% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +18.64%
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
63 50 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 29.86% 28.74% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 7 19
Average daily rate £388 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 15 (75.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (55.00%) .NET
4 10 (50.00%) HTML
4 10 (50.00%) XSLT
5 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
5 8 (40.00%) Intranet
5 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (40.00%) XSL
5 8 (40.00%) InfoPath
5 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (35.00%) SOA
7 6 (30.00%) jQuery
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (25.00%) WCF
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (25.00%) Windows
8 5 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (25.00%) Java
8 5 (25.00%) AppFabric
9 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 4 (20.00%) XHTML
9 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
10 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (15.00%) Spring
10 3 (15.00%) Degree

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Intranet
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (15.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# Application Developer
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Applications Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Architect
6 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 10 (50.00%) XSLT
3 8 (40.00%) XSL
4 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (30.00%) jQuery
6 5 (25.00%) WCF
6 5 (25.00%) AppFabric
7 4 (20.00%) XHTML
7 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (15.00%) Spring
8 3 (15.00%) JSP
8 3 (15.00%) Servlets
8 3 (15.00%) Struts
8 3 (15.00%) EJB
8 3 (15.00%) J2EE
9 2 (10.00%) CSS3
9 2 (10.00%) CSS
9 2 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) SOA
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.00%) MVC
3 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) PHP
6 2 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
1 3 (15.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Sun
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com