Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 224 232
Contract jobs citing XBRL 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.032% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.089% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
City of London median daily rate - £476 £568
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.08% -
Central London median daily rate - £476 £568
% change year-on-year - -16.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

XBRL is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,685 2,239 2,259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.04% 36.08% 31.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,282 1,888 1,876
City of London median daily rate £511 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.63% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 11
City of London median hourly rate £27.55 £52.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.15% +30.31% +61.62%
10th Percentile £21.00 £45.66 £20.00
90th Percentile £57.88 £56.68 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £27.09 £52.12 £40.00
% change year-on-year -48.03% +30.31% +61.62%

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