The table below looks at the statistics for XSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSL over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 17 18 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing XSL 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 6.00% 1.19% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.63% 3.03% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £333 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.57% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.19 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -56.61%
XSL
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41 33 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 41.00% 39.29% 50.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 79
Average daily rate £375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £280 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

XSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XSL across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XSL Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

XSL
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XSL across the Belfast region.

XSL Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

XSL
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing XSL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XSL.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Actimize
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Release Management
5 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) XSLT
6 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (16.67%) WebSphere

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing XSL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Actimize