The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for XForms skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XForms over the 3 months to 29 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.

XForms
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 602 646 -
Rank change year-on-year +44 -  
Contract jobs citing XForms 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.004% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.021% 0.013% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £373 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.04% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 -
% change year-on-year -6.04% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

XForms 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 14232 15083 14189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.46% 28.02% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9874 10486 9196
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 £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 224 188
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £13.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

XForms
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for XForms in the UK

XForms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XForms in the UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XForms 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 XForms.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) IIS
1 7 (100.00%) SOAP
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Release Management
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) OpenText Process Suite
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server

XForms
Co-occurring 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 7 (100.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 7 (100.00%) OpenText Process Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) SOAP
1 7 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java