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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 24 - 44
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing XML 20 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 5.33% - 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.74% - 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Median daily rate £338 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 - £281
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 92 85 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 24.53% 23.22% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 64 43
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +263.63% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Northamptonshire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 11 £350 - 1
XML
East Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 23 (69.70%) XSLT
2 21 (63.64%) TDD
3 15 (45.45%) C#
3 15 (45.45%) .NET
3 15 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 13 (39.39%) SQL
5 12 (36.36%) JSON
6 11 (33.33%) Oracle
6 11 (33.33%) Java
7 10 (30.30%) SOAP
8 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 9 (27.27%) Spring
8 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
8 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
9 8 (24.24%) Banking
9 8 (24.24%) JIRA
9 8 (24.24%) jQuery
9 8 (24.24%) JUnit
9 8 (24.24%) Finance
9 8 (24.24%) Perforce
9 8 (24.24%) Eclipse
9 8 (24.24%) IntelliJ
10 7 (21.21%) Hibernate
10 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
10 7 (21.21%) J2EE
10 7 (21.21%) Ajax
11 6 (18.18%) JPA
11 6 (18.18%) Gradle
11 6 (18.18%) HTML
11 6 (18.18%) RDBMS

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Top Related 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 3 (9.09%) JBoss
1 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.03%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (3.03%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
4 3 (9.09%) DB2
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 8 (24.24%) Eclipse
2 8 (24.24%) IntelliJ
2 8 (24.24%) JIRA
2 8 (24.24%) JUnit
3 6 (18.18%) Gradle
4 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
4 5 (15.15%) JProfiler
5 4 (12.12%) Moq
5 4 (12.12%) NUnit
6 3 (9.09%) JBehave
6 3 (9.09%) Maven
6 3 (9.09%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.03%) ClearCase
7 1 (3.03%) Lombardi
7 1 (3.03%) Subversion
7 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (24.24%) Banking
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Developer
2 15 (45.45%) .NET Developer
2 15 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
2 15 (45.45%) C# Developer
2 15 (45.45%) XML Developer
2 15 (45.45%) XML XSLT Developer
3 10 (30.30%) Java Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Business Integration Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) XSLT
2 15 (45.45%) .NET
3 12 (36.36%) JSON
4 10 (30.30%) SOAP
5 9 (27.27%) Spring
6 8 (24.24%) jQuery
7 7 (21.21%) Ajax
7 7 (21.21%) Hibernate
7 7 (21.21%) J2EE
8 6 (18.18%) HTML
8 6 (18.18%) JPA
9 5 (15.15%) REST
10 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
10 4 (12.12%) HTML5
11 3 (9.09%) CSS
11 3 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (9.09%) JAXB
11 3 (9.09%) SAX
12 2 (6.06%) JMS
12 2 (6.06%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.03%) DataPower
1 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) TDD
2 15 (45.45%) E-Commerce
3 6 (18.18%) OO
4 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
4 5 (15.15%) RAD
4 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.12%) SOA
6 3 (9.09%) Use Case
7 2 (6.06%) BDD
7 2 (6.06%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.06%) System Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (3.03%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Defect Management
8 1 (3.03%) SDLC
8 1 (3.03%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) C#
2 13 (39.39%) SQL
3 11 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) Groovy
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
5 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (24.24%) Perforce
3 3 (9.09%) WSO2
4 2 (6.06%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Chordiant
5 1 (3.03%) Kony
5 1 (3.03%) Sencha
5 1 (3.03%) Sybase