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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 18 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 14 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 7.33% 4.65% 5.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.92% 11.54% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Average daily rate £238 £313 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
74 52 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 38.74% 40.31% 43.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 41
Average daily rate £300 £335 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
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 18 April 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (87.88%) HTML
1 29 (87.88%) JavaScript
2 18 (54.55%) CSS
3 17 (51.52%) jQuery
4 16 (48.48%) HTML5
5 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 14 (42.42%) SQL
6 14 (42.42%) .NET
6 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
6 14 (42.42%) C#
6 14 (42.42%) JSON
7 13 (39.39%) Windows
7 13 (39.39%) Scrum
7 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
8 12 (36.36%) WinForms
8 12 (36.36%) TDD
8 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
9 11 (33.33%) LINQ
9 11 (33.33%) Hudson
9 11 (33.33%) SpecFlow
9 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 11 (33.33%) NUnit
9 11 (33.33%) Subversion
9 11 (33.33%) MS Office
9 11 (33.33%) Visual Studio
10 9 (27.27%) OO
10 9 (27.27%) XHR
11 8 (24.24%) PHP
12 7 (21.21%) OOP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (15.15%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) Drupal
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) MTS
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Intranet
1 4 (12.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
1 11 (33.33%) Hudson
1 11 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 11 (33.33%) NUnit
1 11 (33.33%) Subversion
1 11 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (96.97%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 10 (30.30%) .NET Developer
4 8 (24.24%) .NET Programmer
4 8 (24.24%) Web Developer
4 8 (24.24%) Programmer
5 7 (21.21%) C# Developer
5 7 (21.21%) HTML Developer
5 7 (21.21%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (21.21%) Software Programmer
5 7 (21.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (21.21%) C# Programmer
5 7 (21.21%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) LAMP Developer
7 2 (6.06%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (87.88%) HTML
2 18 (54.55%) CSS
3 17 (51.52%) jQuery
4 16 (48.48%) HTML5
5 14 (42.42%) .NET
5 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
5 14 (42.42%) JSON
6 12 (36.36%) WinForms
7 11 (33.33%) LINQ
8 9 (27.27%) XHR
9 7 (21.21%) XHTML
10 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
11 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (12.12%) CSS3
12 2 (6.06%) WCF
12 2 (6.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 2 (6.06%) COM+
12 2 (6.06%) DCOM
12 2 (6.06%) ADO.NET
12 2 (6.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Android
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Scrum
2 12 (36.36%) TDD
2 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (27.27%) OO
4 7 (21.21%) OOP
5 5 (15.15%) Content Management
6 4 (12.12%) Web Development
6 4 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.06%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (6.06%) Android Development
7 2 (6.06%) iOS Development
7 2 (6.06%) DSDM
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.06%) Web Design
7 2 (6.06%) MVC
8 1 (3.03%) Workflow
8 1 (3.03%) Change Management
8 1 (3.03%) RDF
8 1 (3.03%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) JavaScript
2 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 14 (42.42%) C#
3 8 (24.24%) PHP
4 2 (6.06%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 2 (6.06%) VB
4 2 (6.06%) VB6
5 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle