The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 16 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 33 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 12.79% 10.05% 4.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.67% 26.67% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 2
Average daily rate
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£200 £200 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -48.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £250 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.33% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.04 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.02%
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East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
101 75 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 39.15% 37.69% 36.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 31 38
Average daily rate £290 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £164 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

XML Hourly Rate Histogram in Brighton

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 37 (92.50%) HTML
1 37 (92.50%) JavaScript
2 36 (90.00%) CSS
2 36 (90.00%) XSLT
3 34 (85.00%) SQL
4 25 (62.50%) OOP
5 24 (60.00%) .NET
5 24 (60.00%) jQuery
6 23 (57.50%) User Experience
6 23 (57.50%) ASP.NET
6 23 (57.50%) Ajax
7 21 (52.50%) Content Management
7 21 (52.50%) CMS
7 21 (52.50%) Open Text
7 21 (52.50%) XSD
7 21 (52.50%) XHTML
7 21 (52.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 21 (52.50%) Web Development
8 20 (50.00%) Web Services
8 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (47.50%) Publishing
9 19 (47.50%) RedDot
9 19 (47.50%) Intranet
10 18 (45.00%) IIS
10 18 (45.00%) Rapid Prototyping
10 18 (45.00%) Axure RP
11 17 (42.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 17 (42.50%) Web 2.0
11 17 (42.50%) Visual Studio
11 17 (42.50%) Adobe

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 21 (52.50%) CMS
2 18 (45.00%) IIS
3 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.50%) Jetty
5 2 (5.00%) Apache
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (47.50%) Intranet
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) BaseX
2 2 (5.00%) MarkLogic
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) Axure RP
2 17 (42.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (12.50%) Subversion
3 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) Ant
4 1 (2.50%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Maven
4 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 19 (47.50%) Publishing
2 1 (2.50%) Games
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (97.50%) Developer
2 17 (42.50%) CMS Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Web Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 7 (17.50%) PHP Developer
5 7 (17.50%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (5.00%) UX Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.50%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (92.50%) HTML
2 36 (90.00%) CSS
2 36 (90.00%) XSLT
3 24 (60.00%) .NET
3 24 (60.00%) jQuery
4 23 (57.50%) ASP.NET
4 23 (57.50%) Ajax
5 21 (52.50%) XSD
5 21 (52.50%) XHTML
5 21 (52.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 20 (50.00%) Web Services
7 8 (20.00%) Spring
8 7 (17.50%) CodeIgniter
9 6 (15.00%) JPA
9 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
10 5 (12.50%) Servlets
11 4 (10.00%) LAMP
12 3 (7.50%) Spring MVC
13 2 (5.00%) HTML5
13 2 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (57.50%) User Experience
2 17 (42.50%) Web 2.0
2 17 (42.50%) W3C
3 5 (12.50%) N-Tier
4 3 (7.50%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) OOP
2 21 (52.50%) Content Management
2 21 (52.50%) Web Development
3 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (45.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 15 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (15.00%) MVC
8 3 (7.50%) OO
8 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.50%) Project Management
8 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.50%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Scrum
10 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.50%) TDD
10 1 (2.50%) Pair Programming
10 1 (2.50%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 37 (92.50%) JavaScript
2 34 (85.00%) SQL
3 13 (32.50%) XPath
4 8 (20.00%) Java
5 7 (17.50%) PHP
5 7 (17.50%) PHP5
6 6 (15.00%) XQuery
7 3 (7.50%) C#
8 1 (2.50%) Perl
8 1 (2.50%) Scala
8 1 (2.50%) Groovy
8 1 (2.50%) JPQL
8 1 (2.50%) HQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) Open Text
2 19 (47.50%) RedDot
3 17 (42.50%) Adobe
3 17 (42.50%) Google
4 8 (20.00%) Capita
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle