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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Office Open XML (OpenXML)
Rank - 604 576
Contract jobs citing OOXML 0 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.013% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.046% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Average daily rate
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- £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £250 -
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
15587 15227 14467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 27.86% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10478 9801 9188
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 225 284
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (37.50%) Legal
4 2 (25.00%) Web Design
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) Document Management
4 2 (25.00%) Google
4 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Intranet
5 1 (12.50%) Automotive
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Lucene
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) WCF
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
5 1 (12.50%) GitHub
5 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013

OOXML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (37.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Lucene
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Web Design
1 2 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Google