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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Office Open XML (OpenXML)
Rank 400 412 383
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -29
Contract jobs citing OOXML 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.021% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.044% 0.071% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate
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£394 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £298 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £340 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £338
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6817 7048 6499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.95% 29.62% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5194 5077 4728
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 54 69
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £48.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

OOXML
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

OOXML
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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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOXML within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
City of London - - - -
OOXML
England

OOXML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) WCF
2 7 (87.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (62.50%) Lucene
3 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (62.50%) Open Source
3 5 (62.50%) MSBuild
3 5 (62.50%) GitHub
3 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (62.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) VB
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) Ajax
6 2 (25.00%) InfoPath
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (25.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (25.00%) WPF
6 2 (25.00%) WF
6 2 (25.00%) Silverlight

OOXML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (62.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (25.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) MS Access
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (25.00%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MSBuild
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C# Developer
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) WCF
2 5 (62.50%) Lucene
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) XHTML
5 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) WPF
5 2 (25.00%) WF
5 2 (25.00%) Silverlight
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) HTML5
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) UML
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) Workflow
1 2 (25.00%) Document Management
1 2 (25.00%) MVVM
1 2 (25.00%) E-Discovery
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) VB
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) VBA
5 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Nintex
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle