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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 26 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 13 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.60% 2.88% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.29% 11.25% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate
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£356 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £450 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +41.81%
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
85 80 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 23.55% 25.56% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 22 28
Average daily rate £403 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.03% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £120.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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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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 -3 5 £456 +1.38% 5
Corby - - - -
Kettering - - - -
XML
East Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 25 (65.79%) JavaScript
2 20 (52.63%) C#
3 17 (44.74%) .NET
4 15 (39.47%) HTML
5 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET
5 14 (36.84%) jQuery
6 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (31.58%) Ajax
6 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
7 11 (28.95%) Java
7 11 (28.95%) XSLT
7 11 (28.95%) MVC
8 9 (23.68%) SOA
8 9 (23.68%) PHP
8 9 (23.68%) SQL
8 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (23.68%) WCF
8 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (21.05%) Force.com
9 8 (21.05%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (18.42%) HTTP
10 7 (18.42%) HTTPS
10 7 (18.42%) C++
10 7 (18.42%) J2EE
10 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
11 6 (15.79%) RESTful
11 6 (15.79%) InfoPath
11 6 (15.79%) Subversion
11 6 (15.79%) Rackspace

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
1 6 (15.79%) Apache
2 5 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.26%) WordPress
4 2 (5.26%) CMS
5 1 (2.63%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Force.com
2 5 (13.16%) Rackspace Cloud
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) HTTP
1 7 (18.42%) HTTPS
2 6 (15.79%) Intranet
3 3 (7.89%) SSL
3 3 (7.89%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (15.79%) MySQL
4 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Subversion
2 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.89%) JUnit
4 1 (2.63%) WebSpeed
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Salesforce.com Architect
2 8 (21.05%) Architect
3 7 (18.42%) .NET Developer
3 7 (18.42%) C# Developer
3 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (18.42%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (18.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (15.79%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Web Developer
5 5 (13.16%) BizTalk Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.89%) C# Application Developer
6 3 (7.89%) .NET Applications Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 15 (39.47%) HTML
3 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET
3 14 (36.84%) jQuery
4 12 (31.58%) Ajax
5 11 (28.95%) XSLT
6 9 (23.68%) WCF
7 7 (18.42%) J2EE
8 6 (15.79%) RESTful
8 6 (15.79%) Struts
8 6 (15.79%) XSL
9 5 (13.16%) CSS
9 5 (13.16%) AppFabric
9 5 (13.16%) Symfony
10 4 (10.53%) Visualforce
10 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (7.89%) Middleware
11 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
11 3 (7.89%) XHTML
11 3 (7.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Data Integration
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) CentOS
2 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) MVC
3 9 (23.68%) SOA
4 6 (15.79%) Scrum
5 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.53%) CRM
5 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) ERP
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) Web Application Development
6 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.26%) OOP
7 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.63%) Workflow
8 1 (2.63%) Migration
8 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.63%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) JavaScript
2 20 (52.63%) C#
3 11 (28.95%) Java
4 9 (23.68%) PHP
4 9 (23.68%) SQL
5 7 (18.42%) C++
6 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
7 4 (10.53%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Sun Certification
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (15.79%) Rackspace
3 3 (7.89%) Sun
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Progress
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