The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for XBRL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XBRL over the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL)
UK
Rank 591 633 617
Rank change year-on-year +42 -16  
Contract jobs citing XBRL 2 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.021% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.014% 0.074% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 7
Median daily rate £403 £478 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.70% -20.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding 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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14208 14874 14049
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.37% 27.95% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9856 10310 9097
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 227 186
Median hourly rate £42.00 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.38% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

XBRL
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing XBRL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XBRL in the UK

XBRL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XBRL in the UK

XBRL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XBRL in the UK

XBRL
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XBRL within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +28 2 £403 -15.70%
England +21 2 £403 -15.70%
City of London - 1 £403 -

XBRL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XBRL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for XBRL.

1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Data Management
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (40.00%) Informatica
3 2 (40.00%) ERwin
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 2 (40.00%) PDM
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Data Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (40.00%) Talend
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (40.00%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (40.00%) Master Data Management
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle ODI

XBRL
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mart
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) ERwin
1 2 (40.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (40.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) PDM
2 2 (40.00%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Basel III
2 1 (20.00%) COREP
2 1 (20.00%) FINREP
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Informatica
2 2 (40.00%) Talend
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase