The table below looks at the statistics for SAX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAX over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple API for XML (SAX)
UK
Rank 581 620 590
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -30
Contract jobs citing SAX 6 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.020% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.043% 0.069% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Median daily rate £340 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.57% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £325 £381
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.50 -

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
13869 14440 13865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.92% 28.89% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9525 9991 9330
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 254 186
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.30 £20.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

SAX
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAX
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAX Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAX
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAX within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

SAX Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAX
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAX Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAX
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAX within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 6 £340 -17.57% 4
North West +27 4 £339 +4.23% 3
Manchester +12 4 £339 +4.23% 1
London +9 2 £475 +5.55% 1

SAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SAX.

1 13 (92.86%) Java
1 13 (92.86%) XML
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) Relational Database
3 9 (64.29%) HTML
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 8 (57.14%) DOM
5 7 (50.00%) Linux
5 7 (50.00%) Eclipse
5 7 (50.00%) Spring
5 7 (50.00%) Maven
5 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (42.86%) JIRA
6 6 (42.86%) Banking
6 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (42.86%) IntelliJ
6 6 (42.86%) JAXB
6 6 (42.86%) XSLT
6 6 (42.86%) Oracle
6 6 (42.86%) JUnit
7 5 (35.71%) JDBC
7 5 (35.71%) Perforce
7 5 (35.71%) JSON
7 5 (35.71%) Windows
7 5 (35.71%) TeamCity
7 5 (35.71%) JBehave
7 5 (35.71%) HTML5
7 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
8 4 (28.57%) Finance

SAX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (7.14%) JCAPS
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) FTP
1 1 (7.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
4 4 (28.57%) MySQL
5 2 (14.29%) Couchbase
5 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 1 (7.14%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (50.00%) Maven
2 6 (42.86%) IntelliJ
2 6 (42.86%) JIRA
2 6 (42.86%) JUnit
3 5 (35.71%) JBehave
3 5 (35.71%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.14%) Ant
4 1 (7.14%) JBuilder
4 1 (7.14%) JDeveloper
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) Jtest
4 1 (7.14%) NetBeans
4 1 (7.14%) Optimizeit
4 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) XML
2 9 (64.29%) HTML
3 8 (57.14%) DOM
4 7 (50.00%) Spring
5 6 (42.86%) JAXB
5 6 (42.86%) XSLT
6 5 (35.71%) HTML5
6 5 (35.71%) JDBC
6 5 (35.71%) JSON
7 4 (28.57%) JSP
7 4 (28.57%) Servlets
7 4 (28.57%) SOAP
7 4 (28.57%) Web Services
7 4 (28.57%) XML Schema
8 3 (21.43%) Ajax
8 3 (21.43%) CSS
8 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
8 3 (21.43%) J2EE
8 3 (21.43%) REST
9 2 (14.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
2 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
2 3 (21.43%) SDLC
2 3 (21.43%) TDD
2 3 (21.43%) Web Development
3 2 (14.29%) Coaching
3 2 (14.29%) Kanban
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (7.14%) Process Management
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) Groovy
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (14.29%) Scala
6 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) ECMAScript
6 1 (7.14%) Perl
6 1 (7.14%) PHP
6 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (7.14%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Perforce
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Pega
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