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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple API for XML (SAX)
Rank 642 643 602
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -41
Contract jobs citing SAX 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.051% 0.013% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £388 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 15671 14873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.98% 27.51% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10948 10537 9618
Median daily rate £415 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 220 211
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.66 £16.51 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 26 July 2016.

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 12 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 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -10 6 £413 -2.94% 2
London +1 5 £425 - 2
Canary Wharf - 2 £450 -
Leeds - 1 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Cardiff - 1 £275 -
South Wales - 1 £275 -
Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Glasgow - 1 £350 -
Wales - 1 £275 -
Scotland - 1 £350 -
City of London - 1 £375 -

SAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 15 (83.33%) XML
2 9 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 9 (50.00%) HTML
2 9 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (50.00%) iSeries
3 8 (44.44%) Spring
3 8 (44.44%) Maven
3 8 (44.44%) HTML5
3 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
3 8 (44.44%) JUnit
3 8 (44.44%) XSLT
3 8 (44.44%) JAXB
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
4 7 (38.89%) Perforce
4 7 (38.89%) Linux
4 7 (38.89%) IntelliJ
4 7 (38.89%) Apache
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
4 7 (38.89%) JSON
4 7 (38.89%) JIRA
4 7 (38.89%) TeamCity
4 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
4 7 (38.89%) JBehave
5 6 (33.33%) RPG IV
5 6 (33.33%) IFS
5 6 (33.33%) CGI
5 6 (33.33%) SSL

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 7 (38.89%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) GemFire
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) SSL
2 5 (27.78%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 5 (27.78%) DB2
4 1 (5.56%) Hazelcast
4 1 (5.56%) Infinispan
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 8 (44.44%) JUnit
2 8 (44.44%) Maven
3 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
3 7 (38.89%) IntelliJ
3 7 (38.89%) JBehave
3 7 (38.89%) JIRA
3 7 (38.89%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.56%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (5.56%) DbUnit
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Dutch Language
2 1 (5.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Administrator
3 6 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (27.78%) Systems Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (16.67%) HTML Developer
7 2 (11.11%) DB2 Administrator
7 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
7 2 (11.11%) RPG Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Technical Manager
7 2 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Scrum Master
8 1 (5.56%) DB2 Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Java Analyst Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Java Scrum Master
8 1 (5.56%) Scrum Master
8 1 (5.56%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) XML
2 9 (50.00%) HTML
3 8 (44.44%) HTML5
3 8 (44.44%) JAXB
3 8 (44.44%) Spring
3 8 (44.44%) XSLT
4 7 (38.89%) JSON
5 6 (33.33%) CGI
6 5 (27.78%) REST
7 2 (11.11%) Apache Axis
7 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 2 (11.11%) J2EE
7 2 (11.11%) JDBC
7 2 (11.11%) JPA
7 2 (11.11%) JSP
7 2 (11.11%) Servlets
7 2 (11.11%) SOAP
7 2 (11.11%) Struts
7 2 (11.11%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) iSeries
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (27.78%) Change Management
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) SDLC
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Dependency Management
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (5.56%) Escalation Management
5 1 (5.56%) Kanban
5 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Release Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) RPG IV
4 4 (22.22%) RPG
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CITP
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) Perforce
3 6 (33.33%) IFS
4 5 (27.78%) IBM
5 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 3 (16.67%) Pega
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