The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 35 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 9 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.18% 3.56% 4.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 15.12% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 3
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£450 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £413 £410
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 £32.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -
XML
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
81 86 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 19.66% 23.56% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 54 22
Average daily rate £325 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £514
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 Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Northamptonshire region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Northamptonshire region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -4 5 £450 +28.57%
XML
East Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (38.89%) Web Services
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) SOAP
3 5 (27.78%) B2C
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) XSD
3 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 4 (22.22%) Content Management
4 4 (22.22%) hybris
4 4 (22.22%) J2EE
4 4 (22.22%) JSP
4 4 (22.22%) B2B
4 4 (22.22%) Quality Management
5 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) IBM
5 3 (16.67%) CSS
5 3 (16.67%) RAD
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (16.67%) SOA
5 3 (16.67%) WSDL
5 3 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 3 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) DTS
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) TestDirector
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.56%) Front Office
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Tester
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) UAT Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 6 (33.33%) SOAP
3 5 (27.78%) XSD
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
4 4 (22.22%) J2EE
4 4 (22.22%) JSP
5 3 (16.67%) CSS
5 3 (16.67%) WSDL
5 3 (16.67%) Spring
6 2 (11.11%) JSF
6 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 2 (11.11%) .NET
6 2 (11.11%) Spring MVC
6 2 (11.11%) RESTful
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.56%) HTML5
7 1 (5.56%) CSS3
7 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.56%) jQuery
7 1 (5.56%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Taxonomies
1 3 (16.67%) Ontologies
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.56%) W3C
2 1 (5.56%) DTV
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) B2C
2 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Quality Management
3 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 4 (22.22%) Content Management
3 4 (22.22%) B2B
4 3 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) SDLC
4 3 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) QMS
4 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) RAD
4 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) hybris
2 3 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) ATG
4 1 (5.56%) OpenText
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) SAP