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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 30 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 5 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.72% 2.87% 7.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.87% 9.68% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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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
46 62 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 15.86% 29.67% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 40 7
Average daily rate £290 £388 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.16% +55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) XSD
2 5 (50.00%) SOAP
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) J2EE
4 3 (30.00%) RAD
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) WSDL
4 3 (30.00%) JSP
4 3 (30.00%) hybris
4 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Change Control
5 2 (20.00%) Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) B2C
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (20.00%) JSF
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) DTS
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (10.00%) Front Office
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (10.00%) UAT Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (10.00%) CRM Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Hybris Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) SOAP
1 5 (50.00%) XSD
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) J2EE
3 3 (30.00%) WSDL
3 3 (30.00%) JSP
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) JSF
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) XSL
5 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) DTV
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (10.00%) Ontologies
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) RAD
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (30.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) B2C
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) B2B
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
1 3 (30.00%) hybris
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica
3 1 (10.00%) OpenText
3 1 (10.00%) SAP