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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 26 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 9 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.18% 2.60% 4.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.69% 8.62% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
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£229 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.59% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £445 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £445 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.32 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.80% -6.66%
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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
77 58 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 27.21% 30.21% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 28
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) Middleware
4 6 (40.00%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) SOA
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) Sybase
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (26.67%) SoapUI
6 4 (26.67%) C#
6 4 (26.67%) ETL
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) AquaLogic
7 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
7 3 (20.00%) XQuery
7 3 (20.00%) BEA
7 3 (20.00%) MySQL
7 3 (20.00%) UNIX
7 3 (20.00%) DB2
7 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (20.00%) SDLC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (20.00%) AquaLogic
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (20.00%) DB2
3 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Junior
2 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (13.33%) QA Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) SOA Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 1 (6.67%) SOA Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Middleware
2 6 (40.00%) Web Services
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (13.33%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) J2EE
5 2 (13.33%) XML Messaging
6 1 (6.67%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) XSLT
6 1 (6.67%) J2ME
6 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) SOA
2 4 (26.67%) ETL
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) BPEL
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) XQuery
5 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Sybase
3 3 (20.00%) BEA
4 2 (13.33%) TIBCO