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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XMLHttpRequest (XHR)
Rank 419 - 419
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XHR 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% - 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.082% - 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 £175
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7342 7294 7721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.28% 31.02% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5324 5187 5545
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 46 73
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
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 XHR within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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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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 - 1 £525 -
XHR
England

XHR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) OO
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) Android
2 7 (77.78%) RESTful
2 7 (77.78%) HTML5
2 7 (77.78%) BDD
2 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS
2 7 (77.78%) User Stories
2 7 (77.78%) Grunt
2 7 (77.78%) Dependency Management
2 7 (77.78%) Bower
2 7 (77.78%) Mentoring
2 7 (77.78%) User Experience
2 7 (77.78%) PhoneGap
2 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
2 7 (77.78%) Ionic Framework
3 2 (22.22%) Office Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Master Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) People Management
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) PaaS
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management

XHR
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Grunt
1 7 (77.78%) Bower
2 2 (22.22%) VisualAge
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
1 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Front-End Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Mobile Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) RESTful
2 7 (77.78%) HTML5
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) PhoneGap
2 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
2 7 (77.78%) Ionic Framework
3 2 (22.22%) JSP
3 2 (22.22%) Servlets
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) EJB
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) XSD
3 2 (22.22%) DOM
3 2 (22.22%) XSL
3 2 (22.22%) Swing
3 2 (22.22%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Android
1 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) OO
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
2 7 (77.78%) User Stories
2 7 (77.78%) Dependency Management
2 7 (77.78%) Mentoring
2 7 (77.78%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Master Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) People Management
3 2 (22.22%) Office Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) BPEL
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) AOP
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Java