The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for XMetaL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XMetaL over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

JustSystems XMetaL
UK / England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 603
Contract jobs citing XMetaL 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - - 0.002%
As % of the Applications category - - 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £290
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £290
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

XMetaL is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4421 5326 6002
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 10.67% 10.85% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2640 3199 3295
Median daily rate £353 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 452 602
Median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.51% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

XMetaL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing XMetaL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for XMetaL 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 XMetaL in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for XMetaL in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XMetaL in England