The table below looks at the statistics for SAX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAX 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
Simple API for XML (SAX)
Rank 598 577 583
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Contract jobs citing SAX 14 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.017% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.089% 0.059% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 10
Average daily rate
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£345 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £342 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £383 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.98% -4.18%
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%

SAX
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAX within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAX within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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
England -3 11 £345 -18.82% 1
North West - 5 £345 - 1
London +13 4 - -
Manchester - 4 £290 -
Salford - 4 £290 -
South East - 2 - -
Scotland - - - -
Stockport - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Sale - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - -

SAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (94.44%) DOM
3 16 (88.89%) XML
4 15 (83.33%) Spring
5 12 (66.67%) XSLT
6 11 (61.11%) XPath
7 10 (55.56%) SQL
8 9 (50.00%) Oracle
9 8 (44.44%) Web Services
9 8 (44.44%) JMS
9 8 (44.44%) JSF
10 7 (38.89%) Maven
10 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (38.89%) HTTP
10 7 (38.89%) J2SE
10 7 (38.89%) Servlets
11 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
11 6 (33.33%) J2EE
11 6 (33.33%) Linux
11 6 (33.33%) XSD
11 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
11 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
12 5 (27.78%) XML Schema
12 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
12 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
12 5 (27.78%) Scrum
12 5 (27.78%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (27.78%) Windows
12 5 (27.78%) Grails
12 5 (27.78%) Android

SAX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
3 3 (16.67%) Liferay
4 2 (11.11%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Hazelcast
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Maven
2 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.11%) NWDS
4 2 (11.11%) NetBeans
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (5.56%) JDeveloper
5 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
5 1 (5.56%) Ant
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium
5 1 (5.56%) Hudson
5 1 (5.56%) Redmine
5 1 (5.56%) Gradle
5 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 15 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) DOM
2 16 (88.89%) XML
3 15 (83.33%) Spring
4 12 (66.67%) XSLT
5 8 (44.44%) Web Services
5 8 (44.44%) JMS
5 8 (44.44%) JSF
6 7 (38.89%) J2SE
6 7 (38.89%) Servlets
7 6 (33.33%) J2EE
7 6 (33.33%) XSD
8 5 (27.78%) XML Schema
8 5 (27.78%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (27.78%) Grails
8 5 (27.78%) RESTful
9 4 (22.22%) JDBC
9 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
9 4 (22.22%) WSDL
10 3 (16.67%) JAXP
10 3 (16.67%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Android
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Web Application Development
5 2 (11.11%) User Stories
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) ERP
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
6 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) XPath
3 10 (55.56%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 3 (16.67%) Talend
4 2 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) Sun
5 1 (5.56%) JBoss
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