The first table below looks at the demand for XSLT 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 XSLT over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations (XSLT)
Rank 71 59 53
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing XSLT 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.35% 0.40% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.52% 1.81% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate £500 £313 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -11.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.75 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+53.57% +75.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
197 166 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.29% 22.10% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 88 109
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 £275 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
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 £38.77 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £33.20 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XSLT
North West

XSLT
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

XSLT Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

XSLT
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

XSLT Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

XSLT
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

XSLT Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

XSLT
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSLT within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
XSLT
North West

XSLT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing XSLT 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 XSLT.

1 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) Ajax
3 7 (63.64%) XPath
3 7 (63.64%) CSS3
4 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
4 6 (54.55%) DOM
5 5 (45.45%) SOAP
5 5 (45.45%) WSDL
5 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) J2EE
5 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) JAX-RPC
5 5 (45.45%) Spring
5 5 (45.45%) Apache Axis
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
6 4 (36.36%) HTML5
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (36.36%) Web Development
6 4 (36.36%) JSON
6 4 (36.36%) JIRA
6 4 (36.36%) JAXB

XSLT
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing XSLT 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 XSLT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
2 3 (27.27%) Mule
3 1 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (9.09%) NetWeaver
3 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP PP
1 1 (9.09%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SAP BI
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 3 (27.27%) JUnit
3 2 (18.18%) Maven
3 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
4 1 (9.09%) LSMW
4 1 (9.09%) NWDS
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) ABAP Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) Ajax
3 7 (63.64%) CSS3
4 6 (54.55%) DOM
5 5 (45.45%) SOAP
5 5 (45.45%) WSDL
5 5 (45.45%) J2EE
5 5 (45.45%) JAX-RPC
5 5 (45.45%) Spring
5 5 (45.45%) Apache Axis
6 4 (36.36%) HTML5
6 4 (36.36%) JSON
6 4 (36.36%) JAXB
6 4 (36.36%) JSP
7 3 (27.27%) JMS
7 3 (27.27%) XHTML
7 3 (27.27%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Web 2.0
2 2 (18.18%) RIA
3 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) NHS
3 1 (9.09%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) Web Development
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Logistics
6 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
6 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) XPath
3 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) ABAP
4 1 (9.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 3 (27.27%) Perforce
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Adobe
4 1 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Primavera
4 1 (9.09%) TIBCO