The table below looks at the statistics for XSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSL over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 18 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing XSL 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.11% 1.34% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.45% 2.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £425 £366 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 - -
XSL
Gloucestershire

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 Cheltenham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
29 69 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 32.22% 46.31% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 50 17
Average daily rate £325 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

XSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

XSL Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

XSL
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

XSL Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

XSL
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) XQuery
1 2 (100.00%) XForms
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) XPath
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Rally

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XForms
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) XPath
1 2 (100.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Rally