The table below looks at the statistics for OOXML skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOXML over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Office Open XML (OpenXML)
Rank 569 553 565
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Contract jobs citing OOXML 10 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.070% 0.021% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £306 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -23.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14186 14116 14821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.89% 29.26% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9399 9355 8977
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 229 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.69 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

OOXML
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

OOXML Jobs Demand Trend in England

OOXML
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOXML across the England region.

OOXML Daily Rate Trend in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOXML within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 6 £363 +18.36%
South East - 4 £250 -
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OOXML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OOXML 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 OOXML.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) WCF
2 9 (69.23%) XML
3 8 (61.54%) XSLT
4 7 (53.85%) .NET
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 6 (46.15%) HTML
5 6 (46.15%) CSS
6 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 5 (38.46%) jQuery
6 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
6 5 (38.46%) Web Services
6 5 (38.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (38.46%) REST
6 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (30.77%) Open Source
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (30.77%) MSBuild
7 4 (30.77%) GitHub
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (30.77%) Kendo UI
7 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
7 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (30.77%) Subversion
7 4 (30.77%) Lucene

OOXML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OOXML 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 OOXML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (7.69%) MS Access
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (30.77%) MSBuild
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) XML
1 9 (69.23%) WCF
2 8 (61.54%) XSLT
3 7 (53.85%) .NET
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 6 (46.15%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) Web Services
5 5 (38.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (38.46%) REST
5 5 (38.46%) jQuery
5 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (30.77%) Kendo UI
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (30.77%) Lucene
7 1 (7.69%) Ajax
7 1 (7.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (7.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Open Source
2 4 (30.77%) N-Tier
3 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) MVC
1 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
2 1 (7.69%) MVVM
2 1 (7.69%) E-Discovery
2 1 (7.69%) Workflow
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Document Management
2 1 (7.69%) UML
2 1 (7.69%) OOP
2 1 (7.69%) OO
2 1 (7.69%) DSDM
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
4 2 (15.38%) VB
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) VBA
5 1 (7.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) Telerik
2 1 (7.69%) Nintex
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle