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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Office Open XML (OpenXML)
Rank 590 579 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing OOXML 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.006% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.024% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £575 £323 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OOXML
UK

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
13537 12544 12153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.63% 26.94% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9469 8463 7738
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 177 251
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.65 £46.33 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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

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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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 1 £575 +78.29%
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UK

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Top 19 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft