The first table below looks at the demand for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Brighton region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 31 17 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Contract jobs citing XML 4 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.72% 9.19% 3.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.06% 25.00% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Average daily rate
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£200 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +6.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
79 68 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 34.05% 36.76% 33.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 43
Average daily rate £250 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
XML
East Sussex

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Brighton region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 10 (62.50%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) jQuery
3 8 (50.00%) PHP
4 7 (43.75%) CSS
4 7 (43.75%) JSON
4 7 (43.75%) HTML5
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 5 (31.25%) CMS
6 5 (31.25%) Content Management
6 5 (31.25%) Web Development
7 4 (25.00%) TDD
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) C#
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (25.00%) Intranet
7 4 (25.00%) Internet
8 3 (18.75%) Documentum
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) Java
8 3 (18.75%) UNIX
8 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
8 3 (18.75%) MS Office
8 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
8 3 (18.75%) Scrum
8 3 (18.75%) WinForms
8 3 (18.75%) NUnit

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) CMS
2 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) Documentum
2 3 (18.75%) Captiva
3 2 (12.50%) Drupal
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Intranet
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
1 3 (18.75%) NUnit
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio Team System
1 3 (18.75%) Hudson
1 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow
1 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Web Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Programmer
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Programmer
4 3 (18.75%) Software Programmer
4 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) C# Programmer
4 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Documentum Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Documentum Support
6 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) jQuery
3 7 (43.75%) HTML5
3 7 (43.75%) JSON
3 7 (43.75%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) LINQ
5 3 (18.75%) WinForms
6 2 (12.50%) CSS3
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (6.25%) SOAP
7 1 (6.25%) Flash
7 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
7 1 (6.25%) SAML
7 1 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Content Management
1 5 (31.25%) Web Development
2 4 (25.00%) TDD
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (12.50%) Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) BPR
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle