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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 28 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.16% 0.56% 2.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.00% 3.57% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£275 - £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -27.02%
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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
40 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 14.39% 15.82% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 14
Average daily rate £385 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £10.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 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 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) XSLT
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Subversion
4 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) HTTP
4 4 (40.00%) HTTPS
4 4 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) UML
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) Force.com
4 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
6 2 (20.00%) Visualforce
6 2 (20.00%) Apex Code
6 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
6 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (20.00%) J2EE
6 2 (20.00%) IIS

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) HTTP
1 4 (40.00%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) XSLT
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) Visualforce
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) Struts
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) UML
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Apex Code
4 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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