The table below looks at the statistics for XSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSL over the 3 months to 28 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 175 194 186
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs citing XSL 18 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 1.07% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 14
Average daily rate
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£550 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +15.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1646 1865 1763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.11% 30.03% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1305 1405 1391
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 16
Average hourly rate £19.72 £41.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.91% -69.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

XSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

XSL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

XSL
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

XSL Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

XSL
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSL across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

XSL Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

XSL
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

XSL Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 24 (96.00%) XML
2 15 (60.00%) SQL
3 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (52.00%) HTML
4 13 (52.00%) Linux
4 13 (52.00%) Ajax
4 13 (52.00%) Relational Database
5 12 (48.00%) Java
6 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (44.00%) TDD
6 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (40.00%) Oracle
7 10 (40.00%) UNIX
7 10 (40.00%) .NET
8 9 (36.00%) J2EE
8 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
9 8 (32.00%) XSD
9 8 (32.00%) DB2
9 8 (32.00%) Project Management
9 8 (32.00%) Web Development
9 8 (32.00%) Spring
10 7 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (28.00%) Hibernate
10 7 (28.00%) CSS
10 7 (28.00%) Mobile App
10 7 (28.00%) Mobile Application Development
10 7 (28.00%) Open Source
11 6 (24.00%) Project Planning
11 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (24.00%) Lync
1 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.00%) Mule
3 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (24.00%) Office 365
1 6 (24.00%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (32.00%) DB2
4 7 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (24.00%) Big Data
6 3 (12.00%) MS Access
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (12.00%) Spotfire
6 3 (12.00%) MySQL
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
8 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
8 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Subversion
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (8.00%) Redmine
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) FogBugz
3 2 (8.00%) Trac
4 1 (4.00%) JUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Consultant
2 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (24.00%) CRM Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Java Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Hadoop Developer
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Database Developer
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.00%) MI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) XML
2 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 13 (52.00%) Ajax
3 10 (40.00%) .NET
4 9 (36.00%) J2EE
4 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (32.00%) XSD
5 8 (32.00%) Spring
6 7 (28.00%) Hibernate
6 7 (28.00%) CSS
7 4 (16.00%) Web Services
8 3 (12.00%) XHTML
8 3 (12.00%) XML Schema
8 3 (12.00%) Java EE
8 3 (12.00%) WCF
8 3 (12.00%) jQuery
9 2 (8.00%) REST
9 2 (8.00%) JSON
9 2 (8.00%) JavaBeans
9 2 (8.00%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Open Source
1 7 (28.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (44.00%) TDD
1 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (32.00%) Web Development
2 8 (32.00%) Project Management
3 7 (28.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (24.00%) DevOps
4 6 (24.00%) Project Planning
4 6 (24.00%) Resource Management
4 6 (24.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) OOP
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Release Management
5 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.00%) OO PHP
6 2 (8.00%) UML
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) Data Management
6 2 (8.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (48.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) VBA
5 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.00%) VBScript
6 2 (8.00%) PHP
6 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.00%) XPath
6 2 (8.00%) PHP5
7 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.00%) Scala
7 1 (4.00%) XAML
7 1 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) XQuery
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Syncfusion
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) DevExpress
3 2 (8.00%) Zend
3 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.00%) Perforce
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Axway
4 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.00%) Sybase
4 1 (4.00%) Akamai
4 1 (4.00%) Splunk
4 1 (4.00%) Atomikos