The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

XML
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 37 25
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12  
Contract jobs citing XML 8 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 3.02% 1.98% 4.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.02% 4.46% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 3
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +4.57% +2.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.23% -5.00%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 114 157 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 43.02% 44.35% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 109 52
Median daily rate £338 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% +11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £288 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £425 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +47.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML in East Sussex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in East Sussex

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in East Sussex over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in East Sussex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in East Sussex

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Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +3 5 £336 +7.44% 6
Hastings +1 3 £350 +7.69%
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for XML.

1 15 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (65.00%) .NET
3 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 10 (50.00%) C#
4 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (50.00%) MVC
5 8 (40.00%) Web Services
5 8 (40.00%) HTML
6 7 (35.00%) XSLT
6 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (30.00%) Entity Framework
7 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) Java
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (20.00%) CSS
9 4 (20.00%) SOAP
9 4 (20.00%) jQuery
9 4 (20.00%) Spring
9 4 (20.00%) REST
9 4 (20.00%) CSS3
9 4 (20.00%) Front End Development
10 3 (15.00%) .NET Core
10 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (15.00%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
10 3 (15.00%) BDD

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Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) CMS
1 2 (10.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Maven
1 3 (15.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (10.00%) Advertising
1 2 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 10 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 13 (65.00%) .NET
3 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (40.00%) HTML
4 8 (40.00%) Web Services
5 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (35.00%) XSLT
6 6 (30.00%) Entity Framework
7 4 (20.00%) CSS
7 4 (20.00%) CSS3
7 4 (20.00%) jQuery
7 4 (20.00%) REST
7 4 (20.00%) SOAP
7 4 (20.00%) Spring
8 3 (15.00%) .NET Core
8 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (15.00%) J2EE
8 3 (15.00%) JSON
8 3 (15.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) MVC
3 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (15.00%) BDD
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) Content Management
6 2 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 2 (10.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) SDLC
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) PHP
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) SAP