Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

XML
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 21 24
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 11 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.96% 6.37% 5.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.65% 18.88% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 15
Liverpool median daily rate £425 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +29.23%
10th Percentile £398 £300 £184
90th Percentile £538 £565 £513
Merseyside median daily rate £425 £375 £385
% change year-on-year +13.33% -2.60% +21.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 114 143 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 30.65% 33.73% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 103 74
Liverpool median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £291 £280
90th Percentile £550 £585 £518
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Liverpool median hourly rate - - £40.00
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £40.00

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Liverpool

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Liverpool.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Liverpool

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Liverpool over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Liverpool

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for XML.

1 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) WebLogic
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) J2EE
3 6 (54.55%) JDeveloper
3 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (45.45%) SOA
4 5 (45.45%) SOAP
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) LDAP
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) JSP
5 3 (27.27%) Servlets
5 3 (27.27%) SAML
5 3 (27.27%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle ADF
5 3 (27.27%) Fixed Income
5 3 (27.27%) Equities
5 3 (27.27%) Ajax
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (27.27%) WebLogic Scripting Tool

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 6 (54.55%) WebLogic
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (27.27%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LDAP
2 2 (18.18%) FTP
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
2 2 (18.18%) SSL
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) JDeveloper
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Portal Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Python Developer
2 3 (27.27%) WebCenter Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) J2EE
2 5 (45.45%) SOAP
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) Ajax
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) JSP
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle ADF
3 3 (27.27%) SAML
3 3 (27.27%) Servlets
3 3 (27.27%) WebCenter
4 2 (18.18%) JMS
4 2 (18.18%) WSDL
4 2 (18.18%) XSD
4 2 (18.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Equities
2 3 (27.27%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) SOA
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Service Design
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 2 (18.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle