The first table below looks at the demand for XSLT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSLT 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 Chester 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 Transformations (XSLT)
Rank 41 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Contract jobs citing XSLT 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.38% 0.69% 3.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.99% 3.23% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +75.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
101 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 38.70% 21.38% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 7
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Average hourly rate £40.57 £15.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.46% -65.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XSLT
Cheshire

XSLT
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

XSLT Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

XSLT
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

XSLT Daily Rate Trend in Chester

XSLT
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

XSLT Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

XSLT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Apache Axis
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) WSDL
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) JAX-RPC
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (60.00%) XPath
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) Mule
3 3 (60.00%) ICEfaces
3 3 (60.00%) RichFaces
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) JUnit
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) JSP
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Perforce

XSLT
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Mule
3 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Umbraco Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Apache Axis
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) WSDL
1 4 (80.00%) JAX-RPC
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) ICEfaces
2 3 (60.00%) RichFaces
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) JSP
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) JSF
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) Servlets
3 2 (40.00%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) RIA
1 2 (40.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) XPath
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) XAML
4 1 (20.00%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) Perforce
4 1 (20.00%) TIBCO