Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 32 35
Rank change year-on-year -14 +3 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 8 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.57% 4.76% 3.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.37% 18.70% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 9
Liverpool median daily rate £360 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - -12.57%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £79
90th Percentile £383 £600 £438
Merseyside median daily rate £369 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -7.81% - -10.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 183 123 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 36.02% 25.47% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 90 56
Liverpool median daily rate £351 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.28% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £280 £293 £213
90th Percentile £476 £600 £474
Merseyside median daily rate £363 £367 £338
% change year-on-year -1.09% +8.59% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - £18.80 -
Merseyside median hourly rate - £18.80 -

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 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 23 July 2017, 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) J2EE
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) ColdFusion
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) System Testing
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
5 2 (25.00%) PlayStation

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 3 (37.50%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Xcode
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Finance Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Credit Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Magento Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) PlayStation
3 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Android Development
5 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle