The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Northampton region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 21 18 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing XML 10 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 5.05% 3.13% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.25% 33.33% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate £400 £280 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.78% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.65 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +18.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
32 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 16.16% 9.38% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 15
Average daily rate £383 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £363 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
Northamptonshire

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 7 (58.33%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) SOA
4 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (33.33%) WCF
4 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (33.33%) AppFabric
5 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (25.00%) InfoPath
5 3 (25.00%) Intranet
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) J2EE
5 3 (25.00%) Struts
5 3 (25.00%) XSL
5 3 (25.00%) XSLT
6 2 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (16.67%) ERP
6 2 (16.67%) XHTML
6 2 (16.67%) CRM
6 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Intranet
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) WCF
2 4 (33.33%) AppFabric
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) J2EE
3 3 (25.00%) Struts
3 3 (25.00%) XSL
3 3 (25.00%) XSLT
4 2 (16.67%) XHTML
4 2 (16.67%) Visualforce
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (8.33%) Spring
5 1 (8.33%) EJB
5 1 (8.33%) JSP
5 1 (8.33%) Servlets
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (16.67%) ERP
2 2 (16.67%) CRM
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Data Security
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) Sun
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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