Period
to 22 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 22 February 2020 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.

XML
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 46 45
Rank change year-on-year +25 -1 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 15 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 5.81% 2.70% 2.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.83% 8.82% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 16
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +9.49% -2.14%
10th Percentile £345 £324 £231
90th Percentile £421 £594 £481
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £404 £350
% change year-on-year +1.49% +15.43% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £10.65 -

XML 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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 72 238 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 27.91% 30.55% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 194 127
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £327 £310 £263
90th Percentile £474 £575 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £380 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -7.32% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £40.00 £15.37 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.25% -65.84% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35.00 £15.37 £42.50
90th Percentile £46.12 £15.47 £47.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +141.94% -63.53% +97.67%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Northamptonshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Northamptonshire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Northamptonshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +27 5 £350 -6.67% 1
Kettering -2 3 £350 +7.69% 1
XML
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 15 (100.00%) JSON
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) SOAP
3 9 (60.00%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) MVC
4 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
4 8 (53.33%) QA
4 8 (53.33%) WCF
4 8 (53.33%) jQuery
4 8 (53.33%) Entity Framework
4 8 (53.33%) HTML
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (53.33%) T-SQL
4 8 (53.33%) .NET
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (53.33%) CSS
4 8 (53.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (46.67%) Kendo UI
5 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (46.67%) Telerik
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) Selenium
8 3 (20.00%) Web Services
9 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 2 (13.33%) RESTful
9 2 (13.33%) REST

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (6.67%) Data Lake
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (26.67%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) HTML Developer
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Junior Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Junior Web Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Web Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Web Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) JSON
2 11 (73.33%) SOAP
3 8 (53.33%) .NET
3 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 8 (53.33%) Entity Framework
3 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) jQuery
3 8 (53.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (53.33%) WCF
4 7 (46.67%) Kendo UI
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) REST
6 2 (13.33%) RESTful
7 1 (6.67%) Middleware
7 1 (6.67%) Spring
7 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
7 1 (6.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) API Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Thought Leadership
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Telerik