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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple API for XML (SAX)
Rank 65 54 43
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing SAX 3 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.41% 0.17% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.40% 1.08% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £317 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £383 £388
% change year-on-year
- -1.09%
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
215 93 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.45% 15.84% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 70 87
Average daily rate £375 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £397 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £22.15 £55.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.72% +144.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £55.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

SAX
Jobs Demand Trend 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

SAX
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) EJB
1 3 (100.00%) JDBC
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSD
1 3 (100.00%) DOM
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) WSDL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (100.00%) JAXB
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) JSF
1 3 (100.00%) XPath
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) EJB 3.0
1 3 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database

SAX
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) EJB
1 3 (100.00%) JDBC
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSD
1 3 (100.00%) DOM
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) WSDL
1 3 (100.00%) JAXB
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) JSF
1 3 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 3 (100.00%) EJB 3.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle