The table below looks at the statistics for OOXML skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOXML over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Office Open XML (OpenXML)
UK / England
Rank - 614 589
Contract jobs citing OOXML 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.015% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £575 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +78.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
13089 13461 12972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.29% 28.70% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9125 9392 8690
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 237 172
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £20.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

OOXML
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OOXML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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