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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 150 179 197
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +18
Contract jobs citing XSL 3 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.095% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.58% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Average daily rate £575 £525 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £358 £346
% change year-on-year
-15.94% +3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 - £15.19
XSL
London

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
987 1561 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.37% 30.36% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 1258 1288
Average daily rate £463 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -26.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 12 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XSD
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (60.00%) Middleware
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) DB2
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VisualAge
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Lead Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) XSD
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (60.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) DOM
5 1 (20.00%) EJB
5 1 (20.00%) JAXP
5 1 (20.00%) JSP
5 1 (20.00%) SAX
5 1 (20.00%) Servlets
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Swing
5 1 (20.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) BPEL
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) EAI
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) RDF
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) New Relic