Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for XMetaL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XMetaL over the 6 months to 19 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.

JustSystems XMetaL
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 869 - 886
Rank change year-on-year - +886 -
Contract jobs citing XMetaL 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% - 0.005%
As % of the Applications category 0.067% - 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Software Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8921 9635 11744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.80% 9.19% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5430 5645 6851
UK median daily rate £350 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £142 £150 £150
90th Percentile £556 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 737 947 1099
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £16.15 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.02% +2.54% +5.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.13 £9.50
90th Percentile £35.60 £39.70 £37.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.66 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.39% +4.38% -

XMetaL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing XMetaL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for XMetaL in the UK

XMetaL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XMetaL in the UK

XMetaL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XMetaL in the UK

XMetaL
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XMetaL within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England - 6 - - 2
UK excluding London - 6 - - 1
East of England - 4 - - 1
South East - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XMetaL 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 XMetaL.

1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Sphinx
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) CMS
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) Information Management
3 2 (33.33%) Degree

XMetaL
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 2 (33.33%) CMS
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Author
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Author
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Principal Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft