The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 26 39 26
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing XML 14 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.44% 1.05% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.28% 7.14% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 0
Average daily rate £375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.80
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.73%
XML
North West

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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
81 56 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.71% 14.66% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 29 33
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.80 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Merseyside region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Merseyside region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

XML
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +3 11 £400 +14.28% 2
Southport - 2 £338 -
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 21 (63.64%) Oracle
2 19 (57.58%) Java
3 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
4 16 (48.48%) Web Services
4 16 (48.48%) Ajax
5 14 (42.42%) HTML
5 14 (42.42%) SQL
6 13 (39.39%) JBoss
6 13 (39.39%) CSS
6 13 (39.39%) JSP
6 13 (39.39%) ATG
6 13 (39.39%) ATG Dynamo
6 13 (39.39%) E-Commerce
6 13 (39.39%) System Testing
7 10 (30.30%) PL/SQL
8 9 (27.27%) Ant
8 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
8 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 9 (27.27%) Maven
8 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
9 8 (24.24%) Finance
10 7 (21.21%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (21.21%) SOA
10 7 (21.21%) Oracle EBS R12
10 7 (21.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (18.18%) jQuery
12 5 (15.15%) Endeca
12 5 (15.15%) Spring
12 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 13 (39.39%) ATG Dynamo
1 13 (39.39%) JBoss
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (9.09%) IIS
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (3.03%) Sage 1000
3 1 (3.03%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.03%) MS Access
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Ant
1 9 (27.27%) Maven
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Developer
2 16 (48.48%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) SOA Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Integration Architect
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Integration Developer
7 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (3.03%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (3.03%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Ajax Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Angular Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Integration Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Sage Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) Ajax
1 16 (48.48%) Web Services
2 14 (42.42%) HTML
3 13 (39.39%) CSS
3 13 (39.39%) JSP
4 6 (18.18%) jQuery
5 5 (15.15%) Middleware
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (15.15%) Spring
6 3 (9.09%) .NET
6 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 3 (9.09%) EDIFACT
6 3 (9.09%) EJB
6 3 (9.09%) EJB 3.0
6 3 (9.09%) JSON
6 3 (9.09%) XSLT
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.06%) Autofac
7 2 (6.06%) Java EE
7 2 (6.06%) REST
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Unix
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) E-Commerce
1 13 (39.39%) System Testing
2 7 (21.21%) SOA
3 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) BPEL
4 4 (12.12%) Workflow
5 3 (9.09%) B2B
5 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Use Case
5 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) MVC
6 2 (6.06%) OWASP
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum
7 1 (3.03%) ERP
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL
7 1 (3.03%) PLM
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) Java
2 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 14 (42.42%) SQL
4 10 (30.30%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.09%) C#
6 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) MCDBA
3 1 (3.03%) MCP
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Oracle
2 13 (39.39%) ATG
3 5 (15.15%) Endeca
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) Sage
5 1 (3.03%) Siemens
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