Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 43 23
Rank change year-on-year +11 -20 +18
Contract jobs citing XML 8 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.13% 1.89% 6.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 5.20% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 22
Liverpool median daily rate £400 £375 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.54% +75.41%
10th Percentile £298 £357 £300
90th Percentile £456 £428 £571
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
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 72 173 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 19.15% 36.34% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 127 82
Liverpool median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £294 £288 £292
90th Percentile £488 £475 £524
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Liverpool median hourly rate £15.00 - £18.80
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.00 - £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 Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Liverpool over the 6 months to 25 September 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 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for XML.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) JSON
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) REST
5 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (37.50%) Apache Solr
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) JMS
5 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
5 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 3 (37.50%) Spring
5 3 (37.50%) Maven
5 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (25.00%) Mule
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (25.00%) Selenium

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%) Apache Solr
1 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (25.00%) Mule
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) GitHub
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) MS Access
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) JMeter
2 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (25.00%) NeoLoad
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Salesforce Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Agile Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) JSON
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) JMS
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (25.00%) GWT
4 2 (25.00%) JPA
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) Sass
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) Spring Batch
4 2 (25.00%) Vaadin
4 2 (25.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Case Management
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Apex Code
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Kibana
1 2 (25.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Apigee
2 2 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (12.50%) SAP