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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL)
UK
Rank 594 616 616
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Contract jobs citing XBRL 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.016% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.014% 0.055% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Median daily rate £403 £478 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.70% -13.18%
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
14112 14564 13890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.12% 28.47% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9817 10041 9189
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 £306 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 245 189
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £20.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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 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 21 February 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 +23 2 £403 -15.70%
London +3 2 £403 -15.70%
City of London -3 1 £403 -34.01%

XBRL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 4 (57.14%) Informatica
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (28.57%) Replication
4 2 (28.57%) PDM
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) DB2
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) ERwin
4 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Release Management
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration

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 (28.57%) Apache Pig
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
1 2 (28.57%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
2 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (28.57%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 2 (28.57%) HBase
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (28.57%) Pentaho
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mart
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) ERwin
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
2 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Data Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) Drools
2 2 (28.57%) iXBRL
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Data Validation
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (28.57%) Master Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) PDM
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) R
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Basel III
2 1 (14.29%) COREP
2 1 (14.29%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) HDFS
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Informatica
3 2 (28.57%) Cloudera
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Talend
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Sybase