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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 28 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 12 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 5.66% 6.47% 8.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.91% 18.33% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £238 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -12.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £293 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.73% +2.28%
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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
67 60 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 31.60% 35.29% 46.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 29
Average daily rate £300 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Average hourly rate £36.25 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 1 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 42 (93.33%) SQL
2 34 (75.56%) .NET
2 34 (75.56%) JavaScript
2 34 (75.56%) XSLT
3 33 (73.33%) HTML
3 33 (73.33%) ASP.NET
4 32 (71.11%) CSS
5 27 (60.00%) Visual Studio
6 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (53.33%) jQuery
7 24 (53.33%) Web Services
8 23 (51.11%) Ajax
8 23 (51.11%) User Experience
9 21 (46.67%) Content Management
9 21 (46.67%) Web Development
9 21 (46.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 21 (46.67%) XSD
9 21 (46.67%) OOP
9 21 (46.67%) XHTML
9 21 (46.67%) CMS
9 21 (46.67%) OpenText
10 19 (42.22%) RedDot
10 19 (42.22%) Intranet
11 18 (40.00%) IIS
11 18 (40.00%) Axure RP
11 18 (40.00%) Rapid Prototyping
12 17 (37.78%) Web 2.0
12 17 (37.78%) Google
12 17 (37.78%) Adobe
12 17 (37.78%) W3C

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (46.67%) CMS
2 18 (40.00%) IIS
3 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.67%) Jetty
5 2 (4.44%) Apache
6 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (2.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) Intranet
2 6 (13.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) MySQL
1 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) PowerCenter
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.44%) MarkLogic
2 2 (4.44%) BaseX
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 18 (40.00%) Axure RP
3 11 (24.44%) Subversion
4 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.22%) Maven
5 1 (2.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.22%) Ant
5 1 (2.22%) JUnit
General
1 17 (37.78%) Publishing
2 6 (13.33%) German Language
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (84.44%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) CMS Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 6 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Software Support Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.67%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.44%) UX Developer
7 1 (2.22%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.22%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.22%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (75.56%) .NET
1 34 (75.56%) XSLT
2 33 (73.33%) HTML
2 33 (73.33%) ASP.NET
3 32 (71.11%) CSS
4 24 (53.33%) jQuery
4 24 (53.33%) Web Services
5 23 (51.11%) Ajax
6 21 (46.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 21 (46.67%) XSD
6 21 (46.67%) XHTML
7 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
7 6 (13.33%) Spring
8 5 (11.11%) Servlets
9 4 (8.89%) JPA
9 4 (8.89%) WCF
10 3 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
10 3 (6.67%) LAMP
11 2 (4.44%) J2EE
11 2 (4.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (51.11%) User Experience
2 17 (37.78%) Web 2.0
2 17 (37.78%) W3C
3 5 (11.11%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (46.67%) Content Management
2 21 (46.67%) Web Development
2 21 (46.67%) OOP
3 18 (40.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 16 (35.56%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (13.33%) ITIL
6 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.89%) MVC
8 3 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (6.67%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.67%) Project Management
8 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.67%) OO
9 2 (4.44%) Scrum
9 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.22%) Test Scripting
10 1 (2.22%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (93.33%) SQL
2 34 (75.56%) JavaScript
3 12 (26.67%) C#
4 9 (20.00%) XPath
5 6 (13.33%) Java
5 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 6 (13.33%) XQuery
6 3 (6.67%) PHP5
6 3 (6.67%) PHP
7 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.22%) JPQL
8 1 (2.22%) HQL
8 1 (2.22%) Groovy
8 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) OpenText
2 19 (42.22%) RedDot
3 17 (37.78%) Google
3 17 (37.78%) Adobe
4 8 (17.78%) Capita
5 4 (8.89%) Oracle
6 2 (4.44%) Informatica