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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - 423 411
Contract jobs citing XHR 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.004% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.012% 0.064%
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 £363 £250 £201
% change year-on-year
+45.00% +24.68%
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
7382 8002 7771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.41% 31.75% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5154 5785 5523
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 53 78
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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