Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 38 52
Rank change year-on-year -3 +14 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 31 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.87% 3.13% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.40% 12.78% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 10
Northamptonshire median daily rate £361 £338 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.04% -28.95% +66.67%
10th Percentile £314 £307 £353
90th Percentile £435 £417 £539
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 272 180 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 33.92% 24.46% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 111 133
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45% +19.23%
10th Percentile £313 £296 £281
90th Percentile £518 £538 £511
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £381 £350
% change year-on-year +5.12% +8.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £45.00 £113.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.44% +250.00% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £53.23 £15.05
90th Percentile £47.50 £178.48 £36.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.25 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -17.50% +33.33% +7.14%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 July 2018. 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 -3 23 £373 +10.37% 3
XML
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 25 (80.65%) Java
2 20 (64.52%) OO
3 18 (58.06%) JSON
4 17 (54.84%) Spring
4 17 (54.84%) SOAP
5 16 (51.61%) Web Services
6 14 (45.16%) Hibernate
6 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (45.16%) Test Automation
7 13 (41.94%) Subversion
7 13 (41.94%) J2EE
8 11 (35.48%) Windows
8 11 (35.48%) Finance
8 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
9 10 (32.26%) TDD
9 10 (32.26%) Linux
9 10 (32.26%) SDLC
10 9 (29.03%) JUnit
10 9 (29.03%) Banking
10 9 (29.03%) jQuery
11 8 (25.81%) Mac OS
11 8 (25.81%) REST
11 8 (25.81%) Ajax
11 8 (25.81%) Java EE
11 8 (25.81%) SQL
11 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
11 8 (25.81%) OOP
11 8 (25.81%) SonarQube
11 8 (25.81%) Gradle
12 7 (22.58%) Oracle

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 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.45%) Confluence
3 2 (6.45%) JBoss
4 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) npm
2 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) DB2
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) Endeca
4 1 (3.23%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) Informix
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Subversion
2 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
3 9 (29.03%) JUnit
4 8 (25.81%) Gradle
4 8 (25.81%) SonarQube
5 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
5 5 (16.13%) JIRA
5 5 (16.13%) JProfiler
5 5 (16.13%) Maven
6 4 (12.90%) IntelliJ
6 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
6 4 (12.90%) Selenium
7 3 (9.68%) CA Release Automation
7 3 (9.68%) HP UFT
7 3 (9.68%) NetBeans
8 2 (6.45%) Xcode
9 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
9 1 (3.23%) Mockito
9 1 (3.23%) MSI
9 1 (3.23%) Toad
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Developer
2 17 (54.84%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) iOS Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Junior
4 2 (6.45%) Junior Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Junior Java Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) JSON
2 17 (54.84%) SOAP
2 17 (54.84%) Spring
3 16 (51.61%) Web Services
4 14 (45.16%) Hibernate
5 13 (41.94%) J2EE
6 9 (29.03%) jQuery
7 8 (25.81%) Ajax
7 8 (25.81%) Java EE
7 8 (25.81%) REST
8 5 (16.13%) HTML
8 5 (16.13%) JPA
8 5 (16.13%) XSLT
9 4 (12.90%) EJB
9 4 (12.90%) JSP
10 3 (9.68%) CSS
10 3 (9.68%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (9.68%) JMS
10 3 (9.68%) LDAP
10 3 (9.68%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Mainframe
2 3 (9.68%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Tandem
3 1 (3.23%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Linux
3 8 (25.81%) Mac OS
4 6 (19.35%) Unix
5 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) OO
2 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Test Automation
3 10 (32.26%) SDLC
3 10 (32.26%) TDD
4 8 (25.81%) OOP
5 5 (16.13%) RAD
5 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (9.68%) Open Source
7 3 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (9.68%) SOLID
7 3 (9.68%) Web Development
8 2 (6.45%) iOS Development
8 2 (6.45%) SOA
8 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.23%) BCP
9 1 (3.23%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.81%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) Apple Swift
3 2 (6.45%) Java 8
3 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
3 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Perforce
3 3 (9.68%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (9.68%) Pega
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.45%) Apple
5 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.23%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Infoblox
5 1 (3.23%) McAfee
5 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.23%) Splunk
5 1 (3.23%) Symantec