Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SAX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAX over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Simple API for XML (SAX)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 222 244
Contract jobs citing SAX 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.015% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.053% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
North West median daily rate - £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.23% +12.07%
England median daily rate - £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £15.50

SAX is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1801 1900 2033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.64% 28.00% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1225 1332 1270
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -0.32% +11.07%
10th Percentile £297 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £538
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 26 68
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%
10th Percentile £18.53 £15.38 £16.16
90th Percentile £50.51 £44.88 £47.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

SAX
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SAX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SAX in the North West

SAX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAX in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAX in the North West