The table below looks at the statistics for OOXML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOXML over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Office Open XML (OpenXML)
Rank 648 647 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing OOXML 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.004% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.053% 0.013% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.77 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.77 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15104 14912 14481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.70% 27.01% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10701 9800 9630
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 206 180
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

OOXML
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing OOXML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OOXML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OOXML
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOXML within the UK.

OOXML Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OOXML
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOXML within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

OOXML Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OOXML
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOXML within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 8 £550 - 2
London - 8 £550 - 2
Hammersmith - 1 - -

OOXML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOXML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for OOXML.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) MVC
3 9 (81.82%) WPF
3 9 (81.82%) MVVM
4 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (72.73%) VBA
4 8 (72.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (72.73%) WinForms
4 8 (72.73%) Web Services
4 8 (72.73%) XML
5 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) Windows
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
6 5 (45.45%) MS Office
6 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
6 5 (45.45%) HTTP
6 5 (45.45%) Banking
6 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
7 4 (36.36%) MiFID
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (18.18%) Subversion
9 2 (18.18%) NHibernate
9 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (18.18%) TDD

OOXML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Jasmine
2 2 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (18.18%) Log4Net
2 2 (18.18%) Moq
2 2 (18.18%) MSBuild
2 2 (18.18%) NuGet
2 2 (18.18%) NUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Protractor
2 2 (18.18%) ReSharper
2 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# WPF Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) WPF Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) WPF
3 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 8 (72.73%) WinForms
3 8 (72.73%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) CSS3
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) NHibernate
5 2 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 9 (81.82%) MVVM
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Business Development
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Pair Programming
4 2 (18.18%) Refactoring
4 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) VBA
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) TypeScript
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) MiFID
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Sybase
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago