The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 16 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 34 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 10.18% 6.62% 3.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.10% 23.53% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 2
Average daily rate
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£213 £200 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -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 £360 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.04 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -27.02%
XML
South East

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 East Sussex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
121 85 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 36.23% 28.15% 36.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 33 57
Average daily rate £290 £325 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £300
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 13 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 East Sussex

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

XML
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

XML
Hourly Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

XML Hourly Rate Histogram in East Sussex

XML
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton 0 34 £213 +6.25% 12
Eastbourne - - - - 1
Hove - - - -
Lewes - - - -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 (86.05%) HTML
1 37 (86.05%) JavaScript
2 36 (83.72%) CSS
2 36 (83.72%) XSLT
3 34 (79.07%) SQL
4 27 (62.79%) .NET
5 25 (58.14%) OOP
6 24 (55.81%) jQuery
7 23 (53.49%) Ajax
7 23 (53.49%) User Experience
7 23 (53.49%) ASP.NET
7 23 (53.49%) Web Services
7 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (48.84%) Open Text
8 21 (48.84%) Content Management
8 21 (48.84%) CMS
8 21 (48.84%) XSD
8 21 (48.84%) XHTML
8 21 (48.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 21 (48.84%) Web Development
9 19 (44.19%) Publishing
9 19 (44.19%) Intranet
9 19 (44.19%) RedDot
10 18 (41.86%) IIS
10 18 (41.86%) Axure RP
10 18 (41.86%) Rapid Prototyping
11 17 (39.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 17 (39.53%) Google
11 17 (39.53%) Web 2.0
11 17 (39.53%) Visual Studio

XML
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 (48.84%) CMS
2 18 (41.86%) IIS
3 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.98%) Jetty
5 2 (4.65%) Apache
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (44.19%) Intranet
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.30%) MySQL
3 2 (4.65%) MarkLogic
3 2 (4.65%) BaseX
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Axure RP
2 17 (39.53%) Visual Studio
3 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) Ant
4 1 (2.33%) JUnit
4 1 (2.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (44.19%) Publishing
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (95.35%) Developer
2 17 (39.53%) CMS Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Web Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Java Developer
5 7 (16.28%) PHP Web Developer
5 7 (16.28%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.65%) UX Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (2.33%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.33%) Programmer
7 1 (2.33%) Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) WPF Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (86.05%) HTML
2 36 (83.72%) CSS
2 36 (83.72%) XSLT
3 27 (62.79%) .NET
4 24 (55.81%) jQuery
5 23 (53.49%) Ajax
5 23 (53.49%) ASP.NET
5 23 (53.49%) Web Services
6 21 (48.84%) XSD
6 21 (48.84%) XHTML
6 21 (48.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (18.60%) Spring
8 7 (16.28%) CodeIgniter
9 6 (13.95%) Hibernate
9 6 (13.95%) JPA
10 5 (11.63%) Servlets
11 4 (9.30%) LAMP
12 3 (6.98%) Spring MVC
13 2 (4.65%) HTML5
13 2 (4.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (53.49%) User Experience
2 17 (39.53%) Web 2.0
2 17 (39.53%) W3C
3 5 (11.63%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.98%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) OOP
2 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (48.84%) Content Management
3 21 (48.84%) Web Development
4 18 (41.86%) Rapid Prototyping
5 15 (34.88%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (23.26%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (13.95%) MVC
8 3 (6.98%) OO
8 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.98%) Project Management
8 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.98%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Scrum
10 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.33%) TDD
10 1 (2.33%) Pair Programming
10 1 (2.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (86.05%) JavaScript
2 34 (79.07%) SQL
3 13 (30.23%) XPath
4 8 (18.60%) Java
5 7 (16.28%) PHP5
5 7 (16.28%) PHP
6 6 (13.95%) C#
6 6 (13.95%) XQuery
7 1 (2.33%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) JPQL
7 1 (2.33%) HQL
7 1 (2.33%) Groovy
7 1 (2.33%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Open Text
2 19 (44.19%) RedDot
3 17 (39.53%) Google
3 17 (39.53%) Adobe
4 8 (18.60%) Capita
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle