The table below looks at the statistics for OOXML skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOXML over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Office Open XML (OpenXML)
Rank 395 - 378
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOXML 5 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% - 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.073% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 10
Average daily rate
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£295 - £528
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.77 - -
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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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6876 7047 6321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.58% 30.20% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4877 5133 4597
Average daily rate £420 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 75
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +13.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £17.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

OOXML Jobs Demand Trend in London

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Daily Rate Trend in London

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

OOXML Daily Rate Trend in London

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Legal
4 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Document Management
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
5 1 (16.67%) GitHub
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Lucene

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Lucene
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft