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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL)
Rank - 198 213
Contract jobs citing XBRL 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.035% 0.029%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.12% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £530 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +135.55%
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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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
1697 1714 2034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.75% 29.89% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 1299 1591
Average daily rate £450 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 27
Average hourly rate £24.23 £20.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.19% -50.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £27.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £32.01 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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

XBRL
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) COREP
2 2 (50.00%) FINREP
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Market Risk
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Basel III

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) COREP
2 2 (50.00%) FINREP
3 1 (25.00%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft