The table below looks at the statistics for XBRL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XBRL over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL)
UK
Rank 589 608 589
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -19
Contract jobs citing XBRL 2 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.020% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.015% 0.068% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £476 £568 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +3.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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
13725 14711 13932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.69% 28.92% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9437 10132 9429
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 265 184
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +14.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.55 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

XBRL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing XBRL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XBRL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XBRL
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XBRL within the UK.

XBRL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

XBRL
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XBRL within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

XBRL Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

XBRL
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XBRL within the UK.

XBRL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

XBRL
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 XBRL within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
England +33 2 £476 -16.07%
London +10 2 £476 -16.07%
City of London -8 2 £476 -16.07%

XBRL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XBRL 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 XBRL.

1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (66.67%) Informatica
2 4 (66.67%) ETL
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (33.33%) Replication
4 2 (33.33%) PDM
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) DB2
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) ERwin
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Release Management

XBRL
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 (33.33%) Apache Pig
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 2 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (33.33%) DB2
2 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (33.33%) HBase
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (33.33%) Pentaho
2 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mart
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) ERwin
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Data Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Drools
2 2 (33.33%) iXBRL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Data Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (33.33%) MapReduce
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) PDM
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Basel III
2 1 (16.67%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) HDFS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Informatica
3 2 (33.33%) Cloudera
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Talend
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) SAP