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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XMLHttpRequest (XHR)
Rank - 419 411
Contract jobs citing XHR 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.004% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.013% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £290 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 - -
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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
7449 7839 7291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.21% 30.94% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5519 5701 5190
Average daily rate £420 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 46 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.75 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +6.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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