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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 34 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.67% 2.10% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.86% 15.52% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate £375 £275 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +3.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +4.90%
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
70 58 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 23.33% 13.55% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 38 19
Average daily rate £375 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £9.75 - £22.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 2 £375 +36.36% 4
XML
East Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (65.00%) SOAP
2 12 (60.00%) Web Services
3 11 (55.00%) SQL
4 10 (50.00%) jQuery
5 9 (45.00%) Oracle
5 9 (45.00%) Finance
6 8 (40.00%) IBM
6 8 (40.00%) HTML
6 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (40.00%) SDLC
7 7 (35.00%) .NET
7 7 (35.00%) CRM
7 7 (35.00%) WSDL
7 7 (35.00%) Ajax
7 7 (35.00%) RESTful
7 7 (35.00%) HTML5
8 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (30.00%) ETL
8 6 (30.00%) XSD
8 6 (30.00%) J2EE
8 6 (30.00%) Java
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (25.00%) DB2
9 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 5 (25.00%) XSLT
9 5 (25.00%) XQuery
9 5 (25.00%) MVC
9 5 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (25.00%) Lombardi
9 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) DB2
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (25.00%) Lombardi
2 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (10.00%) Front Office
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Publishing
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) CRM Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) DB2 Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) SOAP
2 12 (60.00%) Web Services
3 10 (50.00%) jQuery
4 8 (40.00%) HTML
5 7 (35.00%) .NET
5 7 (35.00%) Ajax
5 7 (35.00%) HTML5
5 7 (35.00%) RESTful
5 7 (35.00%) WSDL
6 6 (30.00%) J2EE
6 6 (30.00%) XSD
7 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (25.00%) XSLT
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (15.00%) CSS
9 3 (15.00%) ODBC
10 2 (10.00%) CSS3
10 2 (10.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) SDLC
2 7 (35.00%) CRM
3 6 (30.00%) ETL
4 5 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Code Optimisation
5 4 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
5 4 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.00%) Data Transformation
6 3 (15.00%) RAD
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.00%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (10.00%) OO
7 2 (10.00%) SOA
7 2 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) XPath
4 5 (25.00%) XQuery
5 3 (15.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) IBM
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Informatica
5 1 (5.00%) hybris
5 1 (5.00%) SAP