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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 32 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing XML 1 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.36% 4.31% 4.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 15.25% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £325 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.73 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.78% -0.80%
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
39 59 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 14.18% 28.23% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 40 9
Average daily rate £290 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £480 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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
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 4 August 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) JSP
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) JSF
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) hybris
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (20.00%) Ontologies
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) QMS
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) OpenText

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DTS
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) JSP
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (20.00%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) B2C
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) QMS
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) hybris
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) OpenText