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 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 14 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing XML 25 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.18% 3.28% 4.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.37% 14.63% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
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£343 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -17.80%
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
59 41 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.95% 22.40% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 20
Average daily rate £350 £308 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% +23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £399 £325
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 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015. 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 +9 23 £350 - 7
Wirral - 1 £335 -
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 15 (51.72%) Java
2 14 (48.28%) Web Services
3 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 13 (44.83%) Oracle
3 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
4 12 (41.38%) IIS
4 12 (41.38%) HTTP
4 12 (41.38%) XQuery
4 12 (41.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (37.93%) WCF
5 11 (37.93%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (37.93%) .NET
5 11 (37.93%) C#
5 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
6 10 (34.48%) PL/SQL
6 10 (34.48%) Windows
6 10 (34.48%) OO
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
6 10 (34.48%) SOA
6 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (34.48%) XPath
6 10 (34.48%) REST
6 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (31.03%) Web Application Development
7 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (31.03%) Release Management
7 9 (31.03%) MSMQ
7 9 (31.03%) MQSeries
7 9 (31.03%) Finance
8 8 (27.59%) OOP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 12 (41.38%) IIS
2 11 (37.93%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (31.03%) MQSeries
4 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.90%) CMS
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (6.90%) Umbraco
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.45%) Node.js
5 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (27.59%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (10.34%) Ant
4 1 (3.45%) JUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) BizTalk Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Applications Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Perl Developer
7 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Financials Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) Web Services
2 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
2 11 (37.93%) .NET
2 11 (37.93%) WCF
3 10 (34.48%) REST
4 9 (31.03%) MSMQ
5 6 (20.69%) HTML
5 6 (20.69%) SOAP
6 4 (13.79%) J2EE
6 4 (13.79%) XSLT
6 4 (13.79%) WSDL
6 4 (13.79%) Middleware
6 4 (13.79%) Spring
7 3 (10.34%) CSS
7 3 (10.34%) JDBC
7 3 (10.34%) JSP
8 2 (6.90%) JAXB
8 2 (6.90%) XHTML
8 2 (6.90%) XSD
8 2 (6.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) NHS
1 2 (6.90%) Online Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
1 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (27.59%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Solaris
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) OO
1 10 (34.48%) SOA
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Release Management
2 9 (31.03%) Web Application Development
3 8 (27.59%) OOP
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.90%) UML
5 2 (6.90%) Content Management
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) MVC
5 2 (6.90%) Workflow
6 1 (3.45%) Validation
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Java
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 12 (41.38%) XQuery
4 11 (37.93%) C#
5 10 (34.48%) PL/SQL
5 10 (34.48%) XPath
6 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Oracle
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Perforce
4 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.45%) Sybase
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
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