The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 City of London 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 (XSL)
Rank 189 180 205
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +25
Contract jobs citing XSL 21 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.10% 0.97% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 15
Average daily rate £388 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £470 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £322 £360
% change year-on-year
+16.45% -10.55%
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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1905 1752 1962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.52% 28.11% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1391 1421
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 18
Average hourly rate £41.00 £97.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.94% +267.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XSL
London

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 29 (93.55%) XML
2 16 (51.61%) SQL
3 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
4 12 (38.71%) HTML
5 11 (35.48%) Oracle
5 11 (35.48%) XSD
5 11 (35.48%) XSLT
5 11 (35.48%) CSS
6 10 (32.26%) C#
6 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
7 8 (25.81%) SaaS
7 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
7 8 (25.81%) JIRA
7 8 (25.81%) Java
7 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
7 8 (25.81%) Web Services
7 8 (25.81%) Windows
8 7 (22.58%) OO
8 7 (22.58%) CRM
8 7 (22.58%) OOD
8 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
8 7 (22.58%) WCF
8 7 (22.58%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (22.58%) Finance
8 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
9 6 (19.35%) NUnit
9 6 (19.35%) Refactoring

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (19.35%) IIS
2 5 (16.13%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (9.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) SaaS
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (16.13%) PaaS
3 5 (16.13%) IaaS
4 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
5 3 (9.68%) MySQL
5 3 (9.68%) OLTP
5 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.23%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) JIRA
2 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (19.35%) NUnit
3 5 (16.13%) Bugzilla
3 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
4 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.45%) Ant
6 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (3.23%) Maven
6 1 (3.23%) Subversion
6 1 (3.23%) Selenium
6 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (3.23%) NCover
6 1 (3.23%) JBehave
6 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.23%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (3.23%) Calabash
6 1 (3.23%) MbUnit
6 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Billing
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Publishing
3 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) BizTalk Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior BizTalk Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Implementation Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Business Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Perl Developer
6 1 (3.23%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (93.55%) XML
2 12 (38.71%) HTML
3 11 (35.48%) XSD
3 11 (35.48%) XSLT
3 11 (35.48%) CSS
4 8 (25.81%) Web Services
5 7 (22.58%) WCF
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 6 (19.35%) DOM
7 5 (16.13%) .NET
7 5 (16.13%) DHTML
7 5 (16.13%) XML Schema
8 4 (12.90%) XHTML
9 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
9 3 (9.68%) jQuery
9 3 (9.68%) HTML5
10 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
10 2 (6.45%) LINQ
10 2 (6.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Equities
2 2 (6.45%) Derivative
3 1 (3.23%) Ontologies
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) CESG
3 1 (3.23%) Data Conversion
3 1 (3.23%) Semantic Web
3 1 (3.23%) Social Media
3 1 (3.23%) Kindle
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) UNIX
4 2 (6.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
2 7 (22.58%) OO
2 7 (22.58%) CRM
2 7 (22.58%) OOD
3 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
3 6 (19.35%) Refactoring
3 6 (19.35%) SOA
3 6 (19.35%) OOP
4 5 (16.13%) EAI
4 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
5 4 (12.90%) MVC
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL
6 3 (9.68%) ETL
6 3 (9.68%) TDD
6 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 10 (32.26%) C#
4 8 (25.81%) Java
5 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
5 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
6 3 (9.68%) VBA
7 2 (6.45%) XPath
7 2 (6.45%) XQuery
7 2 (6.45%) Python
7 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.45%) Perl
7 2 (6.45%) PHP
8 1 (3.23%) C++
8 1 (3.23%) XAML
8 1 (3.23%) Scala
8 1 (3.23%) C-shell
8 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCP
3 1 (3.23%) MCAD
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCPD
3 1 (3.23%) MCITP
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
1 5 (16.13%) HL7
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.23%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Remedy
3 3 (9.68%) Thunderhead
3 3 (9.68%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.23%) Sybase
4 1 (3.23%) Siebel
4 1 (3.23%) Murex
4 1 (3.23%) Zend
4 1 (3.23%) Perforce