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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XMLHttpRequest (XHR)
Rank - - 248
Contract jobs citing XHR 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.00
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
2300 2529 2217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.99% 25.62% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1683 1275
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 54 36
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.87 £17.50 £15.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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