The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL)
Rank 209 - 222
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XBRL 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.015% - 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.052% - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £550 - £625
UK excluding London average daily rate - £460 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1905 1752 1962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.52% 28.11% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1391 1421
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 18
Average hourly rate £41.00 £97.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.94% +267.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XBRL
London

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 26 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Solvency II
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) CRD IV
1 1 (50.00%) COREP
1 1 (50.00%) FINREP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
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%) Microsoft