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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 28 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 4 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.15% 3.16% 9.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.16% 11.36% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 9
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£142 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.55% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +20.00%
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
49 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 26.34% 27.85% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 20
Average daily rate £325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £260 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 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 8 (61.54%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) XSLT
3 6 (46.15%) PL/SQL
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) UNIX
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) NHS
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 2 (15.38%) J2EE
7 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
7 2 (15.38%) IIS
7 2 (15.38%) Ant
7 2 (15.38%) JSP
7 2 (15.38%) SOAP
7 2 (15.38%) Struts
7 2 (15.38%) Web Services
7 2 (15.38%) XSD

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) CMS
1 2 (15.38%) Umbraco
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.69%) AquaLogic
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (15.38%) Ant
2 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Financials Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) XSLT
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) J2EE
4 2 (15.38%) JSP
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) Struts
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) XSD
4 2 (15.38%) XHTML
4 2 (15.38%) Middleware
4 2 (15.38%) Ajax
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) SOA
1 2 (15.38%) Content Management
1 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) BPEL
2 1 (7.69%) System Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) PL/SQL
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) XQuery
6 1 (7.69%) VB
6 1 (7.69%) C
6 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) BEA
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft