The table below looks at the statistics for XBRL skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XBRL over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL)
Rank 198 221 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing XBRL 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.014% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.058% 0.046% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£510 £650 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1732 2194 2215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.81% 29.79% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1273 1666 1724
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

XBRL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XBRL across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XBRL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

XBRL
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XBRL across the City of London region.

XBRL Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing XBRL 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 XBRL.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) JTA
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Mule
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) CRD IV
2 1 (50.00%) COREP
2 1 (50.00%) FINREP
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO

XBRL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing XBRL 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 XBRL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Mule
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase ASE
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Sales Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) JTS
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) FIXML
1 1 (50.00%) FpML
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) JTA
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Solvency II
1 1 (50.00%) CRD IV
1 1 (50.00%) COREP
1 1 (50.00%) FINREP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Murex
1 1 (50.00%) Fidessa
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Bloomberg