The table below looks at the statistics for SAX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAX over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple API for XML (SAX)
Rank - 67 54
Contract jobs citing SAX 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.43% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.44% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £317
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £383
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
255 208 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.27% 29.97% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 150 65
Average daily rate £325 £350 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.80 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.32% -60.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

SAX
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

SAX Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SAX
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

SAX Daily Rate Trend in Wales