The table below looks at the statistics for XBRL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XBRL over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL)
Rank 608 571 -
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -
Contract jobs citing XBRL 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.011% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.032% 0.039% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £413 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
15771 15204 15018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 28.99% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10491 9867 8994
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 284 376
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.02 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

XBRL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XBRL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XBRL within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 5 - -
England -28 5 - -
City of London +11 1 - -

XBRL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XBRL 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 XBRL.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 4 (57.14%) Spring
3 4 (57.14%) J2EE
3 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
4 3 (42.86%) Taxonomies
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) XSLT
6 1 (14.29%) UML
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) JBoss
6 1 (14.29%) JMS
6 1 (14.29%) SOA
6 1 (14.29%) ETL
6 1 (14.29%) JTS
6 1 (14.29%) Murex
6 1 (14.29%) Fidessa
6 1 (14.29%) Hyperion
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 1 (14.29%) DataStage
6 1 (14.29%) Middleware
6 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
6 1 (14.29%) FIXML
6 1 (14.29%) FpML
6 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
6 1 (14.29%) Front Office
6 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio

XBRL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XBRL 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 XBRL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) Mule
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) HFM
1 1 (14.29%) Hyperion Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DataStage
1 1 (14.29%) Essbase
1 1 (14.29%) Sybase ASE
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Publishing
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Hyperion Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
1 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) JMS
3 1 (14.29%) JTS
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) FIXML
3 1 (14.29%) FpML
3 1 (14.29%) EJB
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) Servlets
3 1 (14.29%) Struts
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) JSF
3 1 (14.29%) JTA
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Taxonomies
2 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) UML
1 1 (14.29%) OO
1 1 (14.29%) SOA
1 1 (14.29%) ETL
1 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) TDD
1 1 (14.29%) Data Management
1 1 (14.29%) BPEL
1 1 (14.29%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Sybase
1 1 (14.29%) Murex
1 1 (14.29%) Fidessa
1 1 (14.29%) Hyperion
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
1 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio