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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Office Open XML (OpenXML)
Rank 660 - 617
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOXML 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.006% - 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Median daily rate £575 - £250
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
16193 16315 15394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.70% 27.91% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11229 11015 9789
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 286 218
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.97 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £55.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

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 2 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 24 August 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 - 1 £575 - 1
England - 1 £575 - 1

OOXML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
3 7 (77.78%) WPF
3 7 (77.78%) MVVM
4 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 6 (66.67%) VBA
4 6 (66.67%) WinForms
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) Web Services
4 6 (66.67%) XML
5 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (55.56%) Banking
5 5 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
6 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 4 (44.44%) Windows
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (33.33%) MS Office
7 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 3 (33.33%) MiFID
8 2 (22.22%) ReSharper
8 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
8 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (22.22%) PowerShell

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 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Jasmine
2 2 (22.22%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (22.22%) Log4Net
2 2 (22.22%) Moq
2 2 (22.22%) MSBuild
2 2 (22.22%) NuGet
2 2 (22.22%) NUnit
2 2 (22.22%) Protractor
2 2 (22.22%) ReSharper
2 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# WPF Developer
3 2 (22.22%) WPF Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) WPF
3 6 (66.67%) Web Services
3 6 (66.67%) WinForms
3 6 (66.67%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) CSS3
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) HTML5
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) NHibernate
5 2 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) MVVM
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Business Development
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
4 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
4 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) VBA
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) TypeScript
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) MiFID
2 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Sybase