The table below looks at the statistics for OOXML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOXML over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Office Open XML (OpenXML)
Rank - - 529
Contract jobs citing OOXML 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £338
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
13557 13167 12846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 26.96% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9084 8265 8122
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 270 329
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

OOXML
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOXML within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOXML within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - - - -
London - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
South East - - - -
England - - - -

OOXML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OOXML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OOXML.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) WCF
3 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
4 5 (55.56%) Open Source
4 5 (55.56%) Lucene
4 5 (55.56%) MSBuild
4 5 (55.56%) GitHub
4 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 5 (55.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
5 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 4 (44.44%) CSS
5 4 (44.44%) XML
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) VB
6 3 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (22.22%) REST
7 2 (22.22%) Nintex
7 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills

OOXML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OOXML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OOXML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (55.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) InfoPath
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) MS Access
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (22.22%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MSBuild
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) WCF
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Lucene
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) Ajax
5 2 (22.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 2 (22.22%) WPF
5 2 (22.22%) WF
5 2 (22.22%) Silverlight
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) XHTML
5 2 (22.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) MVVM
1 2 (22.22%) E-Discovery
1 2 (22.22%) Document Management
1 2 (22.22%) Change Management
1 2 (22.22%) Workflow
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) OOP
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) DSDM
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) VB
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) VBA
5 1 (11.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Nintex
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Telerik