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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL)
Rank 643 630 614
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Contract jobs citing XBRL 10 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.018% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.065% 0.067% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 1
Median daily rate £480 £700 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +27.27%
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
15280 14977 14864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.51% 26.85% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10694 9690 9758
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 200 202
Median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.64 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
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 5 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 5 May 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
England -25 10 £480 -31.42%
London -1 7 £480 -31.42%
West Midlands - 3 - -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -

XBRL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 8 (47.06%) Project Management
1 8 (47.06%) XML
2 7 (41.18%) CRM
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 7 (41.18%) Business Analysis
2 7 (41.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Unix
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Data Architecture
6 3 (17.65%) Release Management
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) Confluence
6 3 (17.65%) Pentaho
6 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
6 3 (17.65%) Banking
6 3 (17.65%) Data Management
6 3 (17.65%) Taxonomies
6 3 (17.65%) JIRA
6 3 (17.65%) UML
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling

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 3 (17.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
2 3 (17.65%) Pentaho
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) DB2
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) Data Mart
4 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) ERwin
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Gatling
3 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Business Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Lead Business Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Lead Project Manager
4 4 (23.53%) Project Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Project Leader
4 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
5 3 (17.65%) Architect
5 3 (17.65%) Business IT Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Data Architect
5 3 (17.65%) Developer
5 3 (17.65%) IT Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) IT Business Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) IT Manager
5 3 (17.65%) IT Project Leader
5 3 (17.65%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (11.76%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
3 2 (11.76%) JMS
3 2 (11.76%) Middleware
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) WPF
3 2 (11.76%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (17.65%) Taxonomies
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Replication
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Ontologies
4 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) Business Analysis
2 7 (41.18%) CRM
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (17.65%) Data Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Data Management
5 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 3 (17.65%) Master Data Management
5 3 (17.65%) Release Management
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) UML
6 2 (11.76%) Information Governance
6 2 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (11.76%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) ISO20022
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Cloudera
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) Informatica
3 2 (11.76%) Talend
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft