Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 51 48
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 26 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.11% 1.45% 2.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.39% 5.46% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 18
Northamptonshire median daily rate £373 £344 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.36% -27.63% +18.75%
10th Percentile £325 £311 £335
90th Percentile £530 £491 £541
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £368 £400
% change year-on-year +11.56% -8.13% +6.67%
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 310 183 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 37.04% 26.60% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 121 131
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £308
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £187.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +476.92% -
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £47.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +21.79% +145.90%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -1 19 £375 +11.11% 3
XML
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 19 (73.08%) Java
2 16 (61.54%) OO
3 14 (53.85%) SOAP
3 14 (53.85%) Web Services
3 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) Spring
3 14 (53.85%) JSON
4 12 (46.15%) Subversion
4 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 12 (46.15%) Finance
5 11 (42.31%) Hibernate
6 10 (38.46%) Linux
7 9 (34.62%) Windows
7 9 (34.62%) TDD
7 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
7 9 (34.62%) SDLC
8 8 (30.77%) SonarQube
8 8 (30.77%) Mac OS
8 8 (30.77%) Java EE
8 8 (30.77%) OOP
8 8 (30.77%) J2EE
9 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
9 7 (26.92%) JUnit
9 7 (26.92%) jQuery
10 6 (23.08%) Ajax
10 6 (23.08%) Gradle
11 5 (19.23%) HTML
11 5 (19.23%) SQL
11 5 (19.23%) Unix
11 5 (19.23%) Banking

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 3 (11.54%) JBoss
1 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) npm
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SSL
1 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Endeca
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Subversion
2 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
3 8 (30.77%) SonarQube
4 7 (26.92%) JUnit
5 6 (23.08%) Gradle
6 4 (15.38%) IntelliJ
6 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 4 (15.38%) JIRA
6 4 (15.38%) Maven
6 4 (15.38%) Selenium
7 3 (11.54%) CA Release Automation
7 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
7 3 (11.54%) HP UFT
7 3 (11.54%) JProfiler
7 3 (11.54%) NetBeans
8 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.85%) Toad
8 1 (3.85%) Xcode
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Developer
2 14 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Junior
4 2 (7.69%) Junior Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Junior Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.85%) iOS Developer
5 1 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow Developer
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) WinForms Developer
5 1 (3.85%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) JSON
1 14 (53.85%) SOAP
1 14 (53.85%) Spring
1 14 (53.85%) Web Services
2 11 (42.31%) Hibernate
3 8 (30.77%) J2EE
3 8 (30.77%) Java EE
4 7 (26.92%) jQuery
5 6 (23.08%) Ajax
6 5 (19.23%) HTML
7 4 (15.38%) REST
8 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
8 3 (11.54%) HTML5
8 3 (11.54%) JPA
8 3 (11.54%) Node.js
8 3 (11.54%) RESTful
8 3 (11.54%) Spring Boot
8 3 (11.54%) Spring Security
8 3 (11.54%) Swagger
8 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Windows
3 8 (30.77%) Mac OS
4 5 (19.23%) Unix
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) OO
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 9 (34.62%) SDLC
4 9 (34.62%) TDD
5 8 (30.77%) OOP
6 5 (19.23%) Scrum
7 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Deployment Automation
8 3 (11.54%) Open Source
8 3 (11.54%) RAD
8 3 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (11.54%) SOLID
8 3 (11.54%) Web Development
9 2 (7.69%) Case Management
9 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
10 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.85%) ETL
10 1 (3.85%) ITIL
10 1 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Java 8
5 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (11.54%) Perforce
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Apple
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Pega
4 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow