The table below looks at the statistics for JAXP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JAXP 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
Java APIs for XML Processing (JAXP)
Rank 610 585 588
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Contract jobs citing JAXP 2 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.002% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.007% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 10
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£525 - £406
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 - £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15650 15213 15616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.17% 28.83% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 9787 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 266 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

JAXP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JAXP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JAXP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JAXP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JAXP within the UK.

JAXP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JAXP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JAXP within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

JAXP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JAXP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JAXP within the UK.

JAXP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

JAXP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JAXP 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 JAXP.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XSD
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) JSF
2 4 (80.00%) XPath
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
3 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SAX
3 3 (60.00%) Talend
3 3 (60.00%) Liferay
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (60.00%) DOM
3 3 (60.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (60.00%) PrimeFaces
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (40.00%) JAX-RS
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Ant
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) AIX

JAXP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JAXP 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 JAXP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (60.00%) Liferay
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (60.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (40.00%) Ant
4 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
4 1 (20.00%) JDeveloper
4 1 (20.00%) YourKit
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XSD
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) JSF
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
3 3 (60.00%) SAX
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (60.00%) DOM
3 3 (60.00%) PrimeFaces
4 2 (40.00%) JAX-RS
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) JDBC
5 1 (20.00%) JSP
5 1 (20.00%) Servlets
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) J2EE
5 1 (20.00%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) zOS
2 1 (20.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) XPath
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Talend
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix