The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 25 - 36
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing XML 11 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 4.21% - 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% - 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Median daily rate £350 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 66 49 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 25.29% 22.07% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 35 24
Median daily rate £338 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Northampton

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Northampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Northampton

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Northampton over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Northampton

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML in Northampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Northampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for XML.

1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 10 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) JSON
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (53.33%) SOAP
3 8 (53.33%) Banking
3 8 (53.33%) Spring
3 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
4 7 (46.67%) JIRA
4 7 (46.67%) jQuery
4 7 (46.67%) XSLT
4 7 (46.67%) JUnit
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) Perforce
4 7 (46.67%) Eclipse
4 7 (46.67%) IntelliJ
5 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 6 (40.00%) HTML
5 6 (40.00%) J2EE
5 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (40.00%) Ajax
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 5 (33.33%) JPA
6 5 (33.33%) Gradle
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 5 (33.33%) OO
6 5 (33.33%) RDBMS

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Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 3 (20.00%) JBoss
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) GlassFish
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (20.00%) DB2
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (46.67%) Eclipse
2 7 (46.67%) IntelliJ
2 7 (46.67%) JIRA
2 7 (46.67%) JUnit
3 5 (33.33%) Gradle
4 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (26.67%) JProfiler
5 3 (20.00%) JBehave
5 3 (20.00%) Maven
5 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
6 1 (6.67%) Lombardi
6 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 8 (53.33%) Banking
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
1 9 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Integration Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) JSON
2 8 (53.33%) SOAP
2 8 (53.33%) Spring
3 7 (46.67%) jQuery
3 7 (46.67%) XSLT
4 6 (40.00%) Ajax
4 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) J2EE
5 5 (33.33%) JPA
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 4 (26.67%) REST
7 3 (20.00%) CSS
7 3 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (20.00%) JAXB
7 3 (20.00%) SAX
8 2 (13.33%) EJB
8 2 (13.33%) JSP
8 2 (13.33%) Servlets
8 2 (13.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) DataPower
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) OO
1 5 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (26.67%) RAD
2 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (13.33%) System Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Use Case
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) AOP
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Groovy
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) Perforce
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) WSO2
4 1 (6.67%) Chordiant
4 1 (6.67%) Kony
4 1 (6.67%) Sencha
4 1 (6.67%) Sybase