The table below looks at the statistics for XMetaL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XMetaL over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JustSystems XMetaL
Rank - 652 -
Contract jobs citing XMetaL 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.003% -
As % of the Applications category - 0.031% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5796 6457 7528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.80% 11.29% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3441 3811 4141
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 523 637 740
Median hourly rate £16.29 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.39
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -5.75%

XMetaL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing XMetaL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

XMetaL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XMetaL
Daily Rate Trend

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

XMetaL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

XMetaL
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XMetaL within the UK.

XMetaL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK