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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 25 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 8 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.11% 3.95% 2.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.09% 15.00% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Average daily rate
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£256 £458 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.98% +32.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £82 £398 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £486 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +7.85%
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
53 40 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 20.62% 26.32% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 17
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 16 (72.73%) Web Services
2 13 (59.09%) XQuery
3 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 11 (50.00%) C#
4 11 (50.00%) .NET
4 11 (50.00%) SOA
4 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (45.45%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (45.45%) Windows
5 10 (45.45%) Oracle
5 10 (45.45%) WCF
6 9 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (40.91%) REST
6 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (40.91%) IIS
6 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
6 9 (40.91%) HTTP
6 9 (40.91%) Middleware
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
6 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (40.91%) XPath
7 8 (36.36%) MSMQ
7 8 (36.36%) MQSeries
7 8 (36.36%) OO
7 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
7 8 (36.36%) Java
7 8 (36.36%) Web Application Development
7 8 (36.36%) Release Management
8 7 (31.82%) OOP
9 6 (27.27%) SQL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (45.45%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (40.91%) IIS
3 8 (36.36%) MQSeries
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
5 3 (13.64%) AquaLogic
6 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
6 2 (9.09%) DB2
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 2 (9.09%) MySQL
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.55%) Ant
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Financials Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) Web Services
2 11 (50.00%) .NET
3 10 (45.45%) WCF
4 9 (40.91%) REST
4 9 (40.91%) Middleware
4 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
5 8 (36.36%) MSMQ
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (13.64%) HTML
8 2 (9.09%) XSLT
8 2 (9.09%) SOAP
8 2 (9.09%) J2EE
8 2 (9.09%) RESTful
8 2 (9.09%) XML Messaging
9 1 (4.55%) WSDL
9 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET
9 1 (4.55%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (22.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) SOA
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) OO
2 8 (36.36%) Release Management
2 8 (36.36%) Web Application Development
3 7 (31.82%) OOP
4 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.64%) SDLC
5 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) XQuery
2 11 (50.00%) C#
3 9 (40.91%) XPath
4 8 (36.36%) Java
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Sybase
4 3 (13.64%) BEA
5 2 (9.09%) TIBCO
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