The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cheshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank - 65 -
Contract jobs citing XSL 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.13% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £313 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £319 £360
% change year-on-year
+17.73% -11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
210 171 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.65% 22.92% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 93 110
Average daily rate £375 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Average hourly rate £40.57 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.46% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £33.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XSL
North West

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 16 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) WSDL
2 3 (75.00%) JAX-RPC
2 3 (75.00%) JDBC
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Online Banking
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (50.00%) Sybase
3 2 (50.00%) DB2
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) Informix
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) WSDL
2 3 (75.00%) JAX-RPC
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) JDBC
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) JAX-WS
4 1 (25.00%) ICEfaces
4 1 (25.00%) RichFaces
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (25.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Perforce