The table below looks at the statistics for SAX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAX over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple API for XML (SAX)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SAX 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SAX
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
618 607 802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.71% 20.28% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 328 485
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £24.90 £18.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £40.00 £78.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

SAX
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing SAX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAX Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SAX
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SAX Daily Rate Trend in Scotland