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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XMLHttpRequest (XHR)
England / London
Rank - 414 412
Contract jobs citing XHR 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.010% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.030% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £313 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6618 6760 6410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.62% 32.20% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4966 5037 4807
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 43 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.91% +22.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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