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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Office Open XML (OpenXML)
Rank - - 637
Contract jobs citing OOXML 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Median daily rate - - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
16252 16367 15677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.72% 28.23% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11254 11273 10177
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 306 180
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £17.33 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
3 6 (75.00%) WPF
3 6 (75.00%) MVVM
4 5 (62.50%) WinForms
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 5 (62.50%) XML
4 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 5 (62.50%) VBA
5 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) Banking
5 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) Windows
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (25.00%) TypeScript
7 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (25.00%) HTML5

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 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (25.00%) Log4Net
2 2 (25.00%) Moq
2 2 (25.00%) MSBuild
2 2 (25.00%) NuGet
2 2 (25.00%) NUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Protractor
2 2 (25.00%) ReSharper
2 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 2 (25.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
4 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) WPF
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) WinForms
3 5 (62.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) NHibernate
5 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) MVVM
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Business Development
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) VBA
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) MiFID
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase