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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 45 38 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Contract jobs citing XML 6 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.57% 2.49% 6.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.06% 7.81% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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
99 128 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 25.92% 31.92% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 57 30
Average daily rate £320 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 1
Average hourly rate £21.15 £32.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.93% -16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
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
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 31 August 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
St Leonards-on-Sea - 3 £425 -
Brighton -3 2 - - 3
Hastings - 1 £425 -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 21 (95.45%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) .NET
3 12 (54.55%) C#
4 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
4 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
6 7 (31.82%) XSLT
6 7 (31.82%) ITIL
6 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
6 7 (31.82%) Subversion
6 7 (31.82%) Internet
6 7 (31.82%) German Language
6 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
6 7 (31.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 4 (18.18%) Java
8 4 (18.18%) XQuery
8 4 (18.18%) Apache
8 4 (18.18%) Lucene
8 4 (18.18%) Back Office
8 4 (18.18%) Web Design
8 4 (18.18%) Big Data
8 4 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (18.18%) Apache Solr
8 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (18.18%) XPath
8 4 (18.18%) Apache Spark
9 3 (13.64%) WCF

XML
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (18.18%) Apache
1 4 (18.18%) Apache Solr
1 4 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (18.18%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 4 (18.18%) Big Data
3 3 (13.64%) PowerCenter
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 7 (31.82%) Subversion
General
1 7 (31.82%) German Language
2 4 (18.18%) Back Office
3 3 (13.64%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Support Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (31.82%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Software Support Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Applications Support
4 6 (27.27%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) Data Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) Senior Data Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) Applications Developer
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
7 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
8 2 (9.09%) ETL Developer
8 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
8 2 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 7 (31.82%) XSLT
4 4 (18.18%) Lucene
5 3 (13.64%) WCF
5 3 (13.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Solaris
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL
3 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (18.18%) Web Design
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) OOD
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) System Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Time Management
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
4 4 (18.18%) XQuery
4 4 (18.18%) XPath
4 4 (18.18%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
1 3 (13.64%) Informatica
2 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com