The table below looks at the statistics for XMetaL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XMetaL over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JustSystems XMetaL
Rank 575 564 531
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -33
Contract jobs citing XMetaL 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.013%
As % of the Applications category 0.016% 0.030% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£290 £344 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.63% -11.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.63% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00

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
6267 6709 5856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.94% 13.35% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3525 3487 3020
Average daily rate £338 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 589 620 681
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £15.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% +0.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

XMetaL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XMetaL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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

XMetaL
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XMetaL within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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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
England -19 1 £290 -15.63%
Bristol - - - -
South West - - - -

XMetaL
Top 4 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XMetaL 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 XMetaL.

1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management

XMetaL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XMetaL 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 XMetaL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Author
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Author
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management