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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Office Open XML (OpenXML)
Rank 640 - 624
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOXML 8 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% - 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.052% - 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Median daily rate £550 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £275
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
15340 15170 14998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.42% 27.51% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10819 10144 9789
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 210 213
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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
London - 8 £550 -
England - 8 £550 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -

OOXML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) MVC
3 10 (83.33%) WPF
3 10 (83.33%) MVVM
4 9 (75.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 9 (75.00%) VBA
4 9 (75.00%) WinForms
4 9 (75.00%) Web Services
4 9 (75.00%) XML
5 8 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (50.00%) Finance
6 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (50.00%) Windows
6 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (41.67%) MS Office
7 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
7 5 (41.67%) HTTP
7 5 (41.67%) Banking
7 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
8 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 4 (33.33%) MiFID
8 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (16.67%) Subversion
10 2 (16.67%) NHibernate
10 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (16.67%) 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 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (41.67%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
2 2 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (16.67%) Log4Net
2 2 (16.67%) Moq
2 2 (16.67%) MSBuild
2 2 (16.67%) NuGet
2 2 (16.67%) NUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Protractor
2 2 (16.67%) ReSharper
2 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# WPF Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) WPF Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
4 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) WPF
3 9 (75.00%) Web Services
3 9 (75.00%) WinForms
3 9 (75.00%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) CSS3
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) NHibernate
5 2 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) MVVM
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Business Development
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 2 (16.67%) Refactoring
4 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) VBA
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) MiFID
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Sybase