The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 Northamptonshire 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 22 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing XML 18 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.14% 1.44% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.38% 9.09% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £244 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +9.20%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
77 44 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 22.00% 15.83% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 24 37
Average daily rate £295 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £588 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
XML
East Midlands

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +2 12 £325 +33.33% 4
Corby - - - -
Daventry - - - -
Kettering - - - - 1
XML
East Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 31 (77.50%) JavaScript
2 22 (55.00%) C#
3 19 (47.50%) jQuery
4 18 (45.00%) .NET
5 16 (40.00%) HTML
6 14 (35.00%) PHP
6 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (35.00%) Ajax
7 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET
8 12 (30.00%) XSLT
9 11 (27.50%) Linux
9 11 (27.50%) Apache
9 11 (27.50%) MySQL
9 11 (27.50%) Subversion
9 11 (27.50%) MVC
9 11 (27.50%) RESTful
9 11 (27.50%) Rackspace
10 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (25.00%) WCF
10 10 (25.00%) Symfony
10 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
11 9 (22.50%) Rackspace Cloud
11 9 (22.50%) Intranet
11 9 (22.50%) InfoPath
11 9 (22.50%) XSL
11 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
12 8 (20.00%) SQL
12 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (20.00%) CentOS

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 11 (27.50%) Apache
2 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
3 6 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.50%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Rackspace Cloud
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) Intranet
2 6 (15.00%) SSH
2 6 (15.00%) SSL
3 2 (5.00%) HTTP
3 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (27.50%) MySQL
3 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Subversion
2 4 (10.00%) JUnit
2 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.50%) WebSpeed
Job Titles
1 31 (77.50%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 7 (17.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (17.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (17.50%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.50%) C# Developer
3 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (15.00%) BizTalk Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Administrator
5 5 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (10.00%) Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.00%) PHP Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (7.50%) C# Application Developer
7 3 (7.50%) .NET Applications Developer
7 3 (7.50%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (47.50%) jQuery
2 18 (45.00%) .NET
3 16 (40.00%) HTML
4 14 (35.00%) Ajax
5 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET
6 12 (30.00%) XSLT
7 11 (27.50%) RESTful
8 10 (25.00%) WCF
8 10 (25.00%) Symfony
9 9 (22.50%) XSL
10 6 (15.00%) JSON
10 6 (15.00%) J2EE
10 6 (15.00%) Struts
10 6 (15.00%) CakePHP
10 6 (15.00%) AppFabric
11 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
11 5 (12.50%) XHTML
12 4 (10.00%) Hibernate
12 4 (10.00%) Spring
12 4 (10.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) CentOS
2 8 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) MVC
2 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.00%) SOA
4 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.00%) OOP
5 4 (10.00%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
6 3 (7.50%) Migration
7 2 (5.00%) Scrum
7 2 (5.00%) CRM
7 2 (5.00%) ERP
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (77.50%) JavaScript
2 22 (55.00%) C#
3 14 (35.00%) PHP
4 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
5 8 (20.00%) SQL
6 6 (15.00%) Java
7 2 (5.00%) Apex Code
7 2 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Sun Certification
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Rackspace
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) Sun
3 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.50%) Progress