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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 22 20 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing XSL 5 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.38% 0.84% 10.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.80% 6.67% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 9
Average daily rate
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£331 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.47% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £370 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £370 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
51 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 34.46% 12.61% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 7 16
Average daily rate £333 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £510 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) IIS
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (85.71%) VB6
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) WSDL
2 6 (85.71%) XML Schema
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) COM+
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
2 6 (85.71%) VB
2 6 (85.71%) C++
3 5 (71.43%) ADO.NET
4 4 (57.14%) Software Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) QA
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
6 1 (14.29%) System Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Kanban

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) WSDL
2 6 (85.71%) XML Schema
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) COM+
3 5 (71.43%) ADO.NET
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) XHTML
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
2 1 (14.29%) System Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
2 6 (85.71%) VB
2 6 (85.71%) VB6
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle