Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for XBRL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XBRL over the 6 months to 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL)
London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 298
Contract jobs citing XBRL 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - - 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
City of London median daily rate - - £600
London median daily rate £550 £480 £700
% change year-on-year +14.58% -31.43% +37.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

XBRL is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2391 2361 3404
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.84% 34.21% 30.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1937 2015 2725
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £355 £319 £306
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
London median daily rate £494 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +6.13% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 17
City of London median hourly rate £24.49 £20.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.43% -17.46% -24.30%
10th Percentile £20.75 £16.69 £11.05
90th Percentile £29.62 £35.74 £80.50
London median hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +29.17% - -14.29%

XBRL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing XBRL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for XBRL in the City of London

XBRL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XBRL in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for XBRL in the City of London