The table below looks at the statistics for XHR skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XHR over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XMLHttpRequest (XHR)
Rank 441 412 -
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -
Contract jobs citing XHR 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.013% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.014% 0.043% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £320 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
XHR
England

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
7231 6958 7091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.50% 30.57% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5486 4954 5146
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 30
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.18 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.81% -48.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.91 £19.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.63 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

XHR
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing XHR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XHR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for XHR.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Grunt
2 2 (66.67%) JSHint
2 2 (66.67%) Yeoman
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) WebSockets
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter
3 1 (33.33%) Bing Maps
3 1 (33.33%) PhoneGap
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Google

XHR
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Grunt
1 2 (66.67%) JSHint
1 2 (66.67%) Yeoman
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) UI Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Designer
2 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) XML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) WebSockets
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Bing Maps
3 1 (33.33%) PhoneGap
3 1 (33.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) MVVM
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter
2 1 (33.33%) Google