The table below looks at the statistics for XHR skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XHR over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XMLHttpRequest (XHR)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing XHR 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2416 2282 2189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.10% 22.99% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1588 1389 1274
Median daily rate £375 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 40 49
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.00 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.00 £52.50
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 the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

XHR
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XHR across the South East region.

XHR Daily Rate Trend in the South East