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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 31 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing XML 4 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.62% 5.71% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.19% 21.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +20.00%
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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
77 47 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 31.17% 26.86% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 12 12
Average daily rate £450 £285 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £213 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £120.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 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 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) XSLT
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) InfoPath
4 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (33.33%) Intranet
4 5 (33.33%) .NET
4 5 (33.33%) J2EE
4 5 (33.33%) Struts
4 5 (33.33%) XSL
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) C++
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (26.67%) HTTP
5 4 (26.67%) HTTPS
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) Force.com
5 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (20.00%) Spring
6 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Computer Science

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Force.com
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Intranet
2 4 (26.67%) HTTP
2 4 (26.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JUnit
1 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (13.33%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Application Developer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
1 7 (46.67%) XSLT
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) J2EE
2 5 (33.33%) Struts
2 5 (33.33%) XSL
3 4 (26.67%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (20.00%) Spring
4 3 (20.00%) JSP
4 3 (20.00%) Servlets
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) EJB
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (13.33%) Visualforce
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) XHTML
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
6 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) C++
6 2 (13.33%) PHP
6 2 (13.33%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Sun Certification
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Sun