The table below looks at the statistics for XSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSL over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 72 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XSL 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% - 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% - 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
XSL
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
228 196 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.34% 24.59% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 114 102
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £34.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

XSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

XSL Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

XSL
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

XSL Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

XSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XSL across the Cheshire region.

XSL Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Servlets
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) SDLC
2 7 (87.50%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 7 (87.50%) PowerMock
2 7 (87.50%) Web Application Development
2 7 (87.50%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 7 (87.50%) Integration Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Mockito
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) RDBMS
2 7 (87.50%) JDBC
3 6 (75.00%) SOAP
3 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 6 (75.00%) JUnit
3 6 (75.00%) IBM
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (75.00%) JAX-RPC
3 6 (75.00%) Informix
3 6 (75.00%) HTTP
3 6 (75.00%) WSDL

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (75.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 6 (75.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) HTTP
1 6 (75.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) RDBMS
1 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 6 (75.00%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
1 7 (87.50%) Mockito
2 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (75.00%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Introscope
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Servlets
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) JDBC
2 7 (87.50%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) PowerMock
3 6 (75.00%) JAX-RS
3 6 (75.00%) JSON
3 6 (75.00%) RESTful
3 6 (75.00%) WSDL
3 6 (75.00%) JAX-RPC
3 6 (75.00%) SOAP
3 6 (75.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) SDLC
2 7 (87.50%) Web Application Development
2 7 (87.50%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Integration Testing
3 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Compuware
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Perforce