The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 16 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 22 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.14% 3.39% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.00% 12.26% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 4
Median daily rate £400 £403 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +80.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £106 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £461 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £33.64 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+26.33% -1.78%
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
100 106 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.47% 27.60% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 52 41
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £30.19 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +15 18 £413 -1.78% 3
Southport - 3 £350 - 1
Wirral - 1 - -
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for XML.

1 23 (69.70%) Web Services
2 19 (57.58%) Oracle
3 13 (39.39%) SQL
3 13 (39.39%) SOAP
4 11 (33.33%) Java
4 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 9 (27.27%) .NET
5 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 8 (24.24%) SOA
6 8 (24.24%) JSON
6 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (21.21%) XML Messaging
7 7 (21.21%) C#
7 7 (21.21%) HTML
7 7 (21.21%) Unix
8 6 (18.18%) CSS
8 6 (18.18%) B2B
8 6 (18.18%) Middleware
8 6 (18.18%) EDIFACT
9 5 (15.15%) FTP
9 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
9 5 (15.15%) JSP
9 5 (15.15%) XSD
9 5 (15.15%) OO
9 5 (15.15%) JBoss
9 5 (15.15%) ATG
9 5 (15.15%) ATG Dynamo
9 5 (15.15%) Scrum

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.15%) ATG Dynamo
1 5 (15.15%) JBoss
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (9.09%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) FTP
2 4 (12.12%) HTTPS
3 3 (9.09%) SMTP
4 2 (6.06%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) HTTP
4 2 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.12%) DB2
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 3 (9.09%) MySQL
4 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.03%) DTS
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) JIRA
1 5 (15.15%) Subversion
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) Ant
3 1 (3.03%) Maven
3 1 (3.03%) NuGet
3 1 (3.03%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.15%) Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Integration Architect
3 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Python Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Messaging Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Web Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Integration Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) Web Services
2 13 (39.39%) SOAP
3 9 (27.27%) .NET
4 8 (24.24%) JSON
5 7 (21.21%) HTML
5 7 (21.21%) XML Messaging
6 6 (18.18%) CSS
6 6 (18.18%) EDIFACT
6 6 (18.18%) Middleware
7 5 (15.15%) Ajax
7 5 (15.15%) JSP
7 5 (15.15%) REST
7 5 (15.15%) XSD
8 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
8 4 (12.12%) jQuery
9 3 (9.09%) Autofac
9 3 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
9 3 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.12%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.06%) DataPower
3 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Unix
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (24.24%) SOA
2 6 (18.18%) B2B
3 5 (15.15%) BPEL
3 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
3 5 (15.15%) OO
3 5 (15.15%) Scrum
4 4 (12.12%) ETL
4 4 (12.12%) MVC
4 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Use Case
5 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 3 (9.09%) OWASP
5 3 (9.09%) Web Development
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Functional Testing
6 2 (6.06%) High Availability
6 2 (6.06%) Line Management
6 2 (6.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) Java
3 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.21%) C#
5 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
6 4 (12.12%) Python
6 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.06%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
8 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.03%) Scala
8 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 3 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) ATG
3 4 (12.12%) Endeca
3 4 (12.12%) Sybase
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) F5
5 2 (6.06%) Perforce
5 2 (6.06%) Siebel
5 2 (6.06%) Sony
6 1 (3.03%) Sitecore
6 1 (3.03%) Talend