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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 22 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing XML 16 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.94% 8.42% 3.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 52.08% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 3
Average daily rate £350 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.55 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +18.51%
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
80 48 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.69% 16.16% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 20 18
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 -17 10 £325 -7.14% 4
Bootle - 2 - - 1
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 26 (66.67%) Oracle
2 21 (53.85%) SC Cleared
2 21 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 17 (43.59%) SOA
4 16 (41.03%) Oracle EBS
4 16 (41.03%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (41.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (33.33%) Java
5 13 (33.33%) SQL
6 12 (30.77%) Finance
6 12 (30.77%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (25.64%) Middleware
7 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
8 9 (23.08%) PL/SQL
8 9 (23.08%) Oracle Service Bus
9 8 (20.51%) Ajax
9 8 (20.51%) HTML
10 7 (17.95%) Workflow
10 7 (17.95%) BPEL
10 7 (17.95%) Oracle Payables
11 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (15.38%) Web Services
12 5 (12.82%) CSS
12 5 (12.82%) JSP
12 5 (12.82%) JBoss
12 5 (12.82%) Ant
12 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
12 5 (12.82%) ATG
12 5 (12.82%) ATG Dynamo

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 16 (41.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (23.08%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (12.82%) ATG Dynamo
3 5 (12.82%) JBoss
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle EBS
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (2.56%) Sage 1000
3 1 (2.56%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (2.56%) FTP
3 1 (2.56%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.56%) Network Security
3 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) DB2
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.56%) MS Access
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Ant
1 5 (12.82%) Maven
2 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) Consultant
3 10 (25.64%) Java Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Oracle Consultant
4 9 (23.08%) SOA Consultant
5 8 (20.51%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 5 (12.82%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (10.26%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Angular Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Integration Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Java Web Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Lead Web Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 2 (5.13%) QA Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) QA Test Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) SOA Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (25.64%) Middleware
3 8 (20.51%) Ajax
3 8 (20.51%) HTML
4 6 (15.38%) Web Services
5 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
5 5 (12.82%) CSS
5 5 (12.82%) JSP
6 4 (10.26%) XSLT
7 3 (7.69%) EJB
7 3 (7.69%) EJB 3.0
7 3 (7.69%) jQuery
7 3 (7.69%) Spring
8 2 (5.13%) .NET
8 2 (5.13%) Grails
8 2 (5.13%) Java EE
8 2 (5.13%) React
9 1 (2.56%) J2EE
9 1 (2.56%) ODBC
9 1 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) SOA
2 7 (17.95%) BPEL
2 7 (17.95%) Workflow
3 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
4 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
4 5 (12.82%) OWASP
4 5 (12.82%) System Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.13%) ETL
7 2 (5.13%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.13%) SDLC
8 1 (2.56%) ERP
8 1 (2.56%) ITIL
8 1 (2.56%) Load Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) Java
1 13 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.08%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) C
5 1 (2.56%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 21 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) MCDBA
2 1 (2.56%) MCP
2 1 (2.56%) MCSE
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) ATG
2 5 (12.82%) F5
3 1 (2.56%) Endeca
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Sage
3 1 (2.56%) Siemens
3 1 (2.56%) Sybase
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