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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL)
Rank 646 658 629
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -29
Contract jobs citing XBRL 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.003% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.012% 0.012% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £525 -
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
16430 16404 15521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.75% 28.23% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11396 11302 10100
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 302 174
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £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 4 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 28 September 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 +20 2 - - 1
Telford - 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -

XBRL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) Informatica
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Drools
3 2 (50.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (50.00%) Pentaho
3 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (50.00%) Confluence
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (50.00%) iXBRL
3 2 (50.00%) R
3 2 (50.00%) MapReduce
3 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) HBase
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (50.00%) Talend
3 2 (50.00%) Cloudera
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Pig
3 2 (50.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (50.00%) Master Data Management
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle ODI

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 (50.00%) Apache Pig
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (50.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) HBase
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (50.00%) Pentaho
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) ERwin
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Data Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Drools
2 2 (50.00%) iXBRL
2 2 (50.00%) JMS
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
1 2 (50.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) PDM
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Informatica
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Talend