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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 24 7 19
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs citing XML 10 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.26% 11.92% 2.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.23% 60.53% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 3
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.55 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +18.51%
XML
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
52 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 22.13% 19.69% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 12
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 23 (71.88%) Oracle
2 20 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 20 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 16 (50.00%) SOA
4 15 (46.88%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (46.88%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (46.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (37.50%) SQL
6 11 (34.38%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (31.25%) Middleware
8 9 (28.13%) PL/SQL
9 8 (25.00%) Finance
9 8 (25.00%) Java
10 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
10 7 (21.88%) HTML
10 7 (21.88%) BPEL
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle Service Bus
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle Payables
11 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (18.75%) Web Services
12 5 (15.63%) JBoss
12 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
12 5 (15.63%) Ant
12 5 (15.63%) CSS
12 5 (15.63%) JSP
12 5 (15.63%) Maven
12 5 (15.63%) Ajax
12 5 (15.63%) ATG
12 5 (15.63%) ATG Dynamo
12 5 (15.63%) Workflow

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (46.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (15.63%) ATG Dynamo
3 5 (15.63%) JBoss
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (3.13%) FTP
3 1 (3.13%) HTTP
3 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.13%) Network Security
3 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Ant
1 5 (15.63%) Maven
2 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Consultant
2 12 (37.50%) Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Oracle Consultant
4 9 (28.13%) SOA Consultant
5 8 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Angular Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Lead Web Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Network Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 2 (6.25%) QA Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) SOA Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (31.25%) Middleware
3 7 (21.88%) HTML
4 6 (18.75%) Web Services
5 5 (15.63%) Ajax
5 5 (15.63%) CSS
5 5 (15.63%) JSP
6 2 (6.25%) .NET
6 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.25%) Grails
6 2 (6.25%) React
7 1 (3.13%) JMS
7 1 (3.13%) SOAP
7 1 (3.13%) WSDL
7 1 (3.13%) XSD
7 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) SOA
2 7 (21.88%) BPEL
3 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
4 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
4 5 (15.63%) OWASP
4 5 (15.63%) System Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Workflow
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) ETL
5 2 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (3.13%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Load Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Release Management
6 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.13%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (3.13%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) PL/SQL
3 8 (25.00%) Java
4 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 20 (62.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) ATG
2 5 (15.63%) F5
3 1 (3.13%) Endeca
3 1 (3.13%) Sybase