The table below looks at the statistics for XForms skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XForms over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XForms
Rank 623 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XForms 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.021% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 - -
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
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

XForms
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XForms within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XForms Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XForms
Daily Rate Trend

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

XForms Daily Rate Trend in the UK

XForms
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XForms within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Wales - 2 £315 -
England - 1 - - 1
Cardiff - 1 £320 -
Cheltenham - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 £320 -
South West - 1 - - 1

XForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XForms 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 XForms.

1 18 (100.00%) XML
1 18 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 18 (100.00%) Scrum
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) Software Engineering
2 17 (94.44%) XPath
2 17 (94.44%) jQuery
2 17 (94.44%) MVC
2 17 (94.44%) OO
2 17 (94.44%) XSLT
2 17 (94.44%) UML
2 17 (94.44%) Web Services
2 17 (94.44%) C#
2 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
3 16 (88.89%) HTML
3 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 16 (88.89%) IIS
3 16 (88.89%) CSS
3 16 (88.89%) SOAP
3 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 16 (88.89%) Regression Testing
3 16 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (88.89%) Ajax
3 16 (88.89%) Software Testing
3 16 (88.89%) TDD
3 16 (88.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (55.56%) .NET Framework
5 9 (50.00%) Entity Framework
5 9 (50.00%) SQL

XForms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XForms 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 XForms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (88.89%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Mule
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (88.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Back Office
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Applications Developer
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) XML
2 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
2 17 (94.44%) jQuery
2 17 (94.44%) Web Services
2 17 (94.44%) XSLT
3 16 (88.89%) Ajax
3 16 (88.89%) CSS
3 16 (88.89%) HTML
3 16 (88.89%) SOAP
4 10 (55.56%) .NET Framework
5 9 (50.00%) Entity Framework
6 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 6 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (5.56%) EJB
8 1 (5.56%) EJB 3.0
8 1 (5.56%) REST
8 1 (5.56%) XSD
8 1 (5.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 18 (100.00%) Scrum
2 17 (94.44%) MVC
2 17 (94.44%) OO
2 17 (94.44%) Software Engineering
2 17 (94.44%) UML
3 16 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (88.89%) Regression Testing
3 16 (88.89%) Software Testing
3 16 (88.89%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) Server Building
5 4 (22.22%) OOP
5 4 (22.22%) SDLC
5 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Validation
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) C#
1 17 (94.44%) XPath
2 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Rally