The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Liverpool region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 21 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 1 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.74% 3.90% 4.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.27% 15.38% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44 39 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 32.59% 25.32% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 26
Average daily rate £308 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £14.79 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
Merseyside

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
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 18 April 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) XAML
1 2 (40.00%) OOD
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) SCADA
1 2 (40.00%) WPF
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) AquaLogic
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Google Maps API
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) MSF
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Twisted
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) AquaLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) WPF
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Google Maps API
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (20.00%) Twisted
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OOD
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) MSF
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) BPEL
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) XAML
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) XQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) BEA
2 1 (20.00%) GoldenSource