The table below looks at the statistics for SAX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAX over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple API for XML (SAX)
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing SAX 0 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - 3.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 - £340
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAX
Wales

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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
139 66 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.68% 16.46% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 38 49
Average daily rate £450 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £424 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

SAX
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

SAX Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SAX
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

SAX Daily Rate Trend in South Wales