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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 14 16 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing XML 26 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.70% 6.72% 2.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 26.09% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 7
Median daily rate £375 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £426 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £497 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £381 £370
% change year-on-year
- +3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
104 92 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 34.78% 25.77% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 44 28
Median daily rate £370 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.10 -
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 4 December 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 4 December 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 0 13 £413 -8.33% 3
Wirral - 6 £320 -
Bootle +4 3 - -
Southport - 2 £388 - 2
Birkenhead - 1 £600 -
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 20 (44.44%) Oracle
1 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 19 (42.22%) Web Services
3 16 (35.56%) SOAP
3 16 (35.56%) Java
3 16 (35.56%) SQL
4 15 (33.33%) .NET
5 13 (28.89%) C#
6 11 (24.44%) Finance
6 11 (24.44%) JSON
6 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
6 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
7 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (20.00%) jQuery
7 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (20.00%) Subversion
7 9 (20.00%) MVC
7 9 (20.00%) XML Messaging
7 9 (20.00%) HTML
7 9 (20.00%) Unix
7 9 (20.00%) Windows
7 9 (20.00%) SOA
8 8 (17.78%) CSS
8 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
8 8 (17.78%) DB2
8 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (17.78%) SDLC
9 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
9 7 (15.56%) OO
10 6 (13.33%) Python

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 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (6.67%) IIS
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.44%) ATG Dynamo
3 2 (4.44%) ColdFusion
3 2 (4.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 6 (13.33%) MS Office
2 3 (6.67%) InfoPath
3 2 (4.44%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (6.67%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) FTP
1 5 (11.11%) Internet
2 3 (6.67%) Extranet
2 3 (6.67%) HTTPS
2 3 (6.67%) Intranet
2 3 (6.67%) LDAP
2 3 (6.67%) SMTP
3 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) DB2
3 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.67%) MySQL
5 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.22%) DTS
7 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Subversion
2 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.11%) JIRA
3 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.89%) Selenium
5 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.67%) JUnit
5 3 (6.67%) LSMW
5 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 2 (4.44%) JMeter
6 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.22%) NuGet
7 1 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Python Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 5 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Architect
6 3 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Integration Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Messaging Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Web Architect
6 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) Web Services
2 16 (35.56%) SOAP
3 15 (33.33%) .NET
4 11 (24.44%) JSON
5 9 (20.00%) HTML
5 9 (20.00%) jQuery
5 9 (20.00%) XML Messaging
6 8 (17.78%) CSS
7 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
7 6 (13.33%) Spring
8 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 5 (11.11%) CSS3
8 5 (11.11%) EDIFACT
9 4 (8.89%) Ajax
9 4 (8.89%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (8.89%) Middleware
9 4 (8.89%) XSLT
10 3 (6.67%) BAPI
10 3 (6.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.67%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Unix
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) MVC
1 9 (20.00%) SOA
1 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.78%) SDLC
3 7 (15.56%) OO
4 5 (11.11%) B2B
4 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 5 (11.11%) Migration
4 5 (11.11%) Scrum
4 5 (11.11%) Workflow
5 4 (8.89%) ETL
5 4 (8.89%) Project Management
5 4 (8.89%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 3 (6.67%) BPEL
6 3 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (6.67%) Data Mapping
6 3 (6.67%) OWASP
6 3 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) Java
1 16 (35.56%) SQL
2 13 (28.89%) C#
3 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
5 6 (13.33%) Python
6 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.67%) Scala
8 2 (4.44%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
8 2 (4.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
1 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.44%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.11%) Sybase
4 3 (6.67%) Google
4 3 (6.67%) Nintex
4 3 (6.67%) Perforce
4 3 (6.67%) SAP
5 2 (4.44%) ATG
5 2 (4.44%) Endeca
5 2 (4.44%) Siebel
5 2 (4.44%) Sony
6 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.22%) Talend