The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 30 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing XML 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.35% 2.82% 2.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 10.26% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £472 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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Merseyside

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 Liverpool region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
36 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.12% 27.46% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 17
Average daily rate £325 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 14 (51.85%) Web Services
2 13 (48.15%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) Oracle
3 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
3 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) XQuery
4 10 (37.04%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (37.04%) .NET
4 10 (37.04%) C#
4 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (37.04%) WCF
5 9 (33.33%) XPath
5 9 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (33.33%) REST
5 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (33.33%) IIS
5 9 (33.33%) UNIX
5 9 (33.33%) Windows
5 9 (33.33%) OO
5 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 9 (33.33%) SOA
5 9 (33.33%) HTTP
6 8 (29.63%) MSMQ
6 8 (29.63%) MQSeries
6 8 (29.63%) Finance
6 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
6 8 (29.63%) Web Application Development
6 8 (29.63%) Release Management
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 10 (37.04%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (33.33%) IIS
3 8 (29.63%) MQSeries
4 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.70%) Node.js
5 1 (3.70%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (7.41%) MySQL
5 2 (7.41%) DB2
5 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
3 2 (7.41%) Ant
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) BizTalk Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Applications Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Perl Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Junior
7 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Financials Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Financials Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) Web Services
2 10 (37.04%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) WCF
3 9 (33.33%) REST
4 8 (29.63%) MSMQ
4 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
5 7 (25.93%) Middleware
6 5 (18.52%) HTML
7 4 (14.81%) SOAP
8 3 (11.11%) J2EE
9 2 (7.41%) jQuery
9 2 (7.41%) Ajax
9 2 (7.41%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (7.41%) RESTful
9 2 (7.41%) XML Messaging
10 1 (3.70%) WSDL
10 1 (3.70%) Struts
10 1 (3.70%) XSD
10 1 (3.70%) XSLT
10 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) W3C
1 1 (3.70%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 9 (33.33%) UNIX
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) OO
2 9 (33.33%) SOA
3 8 (29.63%) Web Application Development
3 8 (29.63%) Release Management
4 7 (25.93%) OOP
5 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
5 4 (14.81%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (11.11%) SDLC
6 3 (11.11%) Migration
6 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
7 2 (7.41%) Data Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.41%) UML
7 2 (7.41%) Change Management
7 2 (7.41%) Workflow
7 2 (7.41%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) XQuery
3 10 (37.04%) C#
4 9 (33.33%) XPath
5 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) Sybase
4 2 (7.41%) Perforce
4 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.70%) BEA
5 1 (3.70%) IBM