Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OOXML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOXML over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Office Open XML (OpenXML)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 839 875 -
Rank change year-on-year +36 - +833
Contract jobs citing OOXML 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.011% 0.001% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.033% 0.003% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
England median daily rate £320 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.35% - -
UK median daily rate £320 £575 -
% change year-on-year -44.35% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

OOXML 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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30485 29636 30170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.41% 30.67% 28.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 21696 20704 20910
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 342 509
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £18.70 £14.56 £14.98
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing OOXML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for OOXML in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OOXML in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOXML in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOXML within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North East - 8 £330 -
North of England - 8 £330 -
London -15 2 £263 -54.35%
OOXML
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOXML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for OOXML.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) Migration
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) SOLID
4 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (20.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Migration
1 8 (80.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) SOLID
3 2 (20.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#