The table below looks at the statistics for XHR 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 XHR over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XMLHttpRequest (XHR)
Rank 400 - 396
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XHR 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% - 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.058% - 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate - £225 £175
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%
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
6850 7046 6512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.56% 30.65% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4946 5145 4702
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 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 17 92
Average hourly rate £22.18 £35.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.62% -14.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £18.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

XHR
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

XHR Jobs Demand Trend in London

XHR
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

XHR Daily Rate Trend in London

XHR
Top 23 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing XHR 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 XHR.

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) OO
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Android
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 8 (100.00%) PhoneGap
1 8 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 8 (100.00%) User Stories
1 8 (100.00%) Grunt
1 8 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 8 (100.00%) Bower
1 8 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 8 (100.00%) User Experience
1 8 (100.00%) Ionic Framework
1 8 (100.00%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development

XHR
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing XHR 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 XHR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Grunt
1 8 (100.00%) Bower
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) RESTful
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) PhoneGap
1 8 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 8 (100.00%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Android
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) OO
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
1 8 (100.00%) User Stories
1 8 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 8 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript