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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 173 215 211
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -4
Contract jobs citing XSL 24 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.028% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.39% 0.094% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 11
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £428 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £48.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +95.91%
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
1732 2119 2168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.57% 29.52% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1310 1616 1657
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.25 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -6.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 36 (97.30%) XML
2 25 (67.57%) JavaScript
3 22 (59.46%) HTML
3 22 (59.46%) CSS
4 16 (43.24%) SQL
5 15 (40.54%) Finance
6 14 (37.84%) OO
6 14 (37.84%) XHTML
7 13 (35.14%) Web Services
7 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
8 12 (32.43%) Subversion
8 12 (32.43%) Linux
8 12 (32.43%) Relational Database
9 11 (29.73%) XSD
9 11 (29.73%) Shell Script
9 11 (29.73%) Degree
9 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
10 10 (27.03%) .NET
11 9 (24.32%) MySQL
11 9 (24.32%) C#
11 9 (24.32%) PHP
11 9 (24.32%) Apache
11 9 (24.32%) MVC
12 8 (21.62%) Zend
12 8 (21.62%) PHP5
12 8 (21.62%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (21.62%) Project Management
12 8 (21.62%) Java
12 8 (21.62%) FogBugz
12 8 (21.62%) Trac

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 9 (24.32%) Apache
2 6 (16.22%) IIS
3 3 (8.11%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.70%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Photoshop
1 3 (8.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) SaaS
2 2 (5.41%) PaaS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) IaaS
3 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) Relational Database
2 9 (24.32%) MySQL
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (8.11%) OLTP
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
2 12 (32.43%) Subversion
3 8 (21.62%) Mercurial
3 8 (21.62%) Redmine
3 8 (21.62%) FogBugz
3 8 (21.62%) Trac
4 4 (10.81%) JIRA
5 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
6 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.41%) Selenium
6 2 (5.41%) Bugzilla
6 2 (5.41%) NUnit
7 1 (2.70%) Maven
7 1 (2.70%) Gerrit
7 1 (2.70%) Ant
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Publishing
2 3 (8.11%) Billing
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (83.78%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) PHP Developer
2 8 (21.62%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 5 (13.51%) UI Developer
3 5 (13.51%) UI Programmer
4 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) CRM Developer
4 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Senior BizTalk Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Lead Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (2.70%) .NET Developer
5 1 (2.70%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (97.30%) XML
2 22 (59.46%) CSS
2 22 (59.46%) HTML
3 14 (37.84%) XHTML
4 13 (35.14%) Web Services
5 11 (29.73%) XSD
6 10 (27.03%) .NET
7 6 (16.22%) HTML5
8 5 (13.51%) jQuery
8 5 (13.51%) CSS3
8 5 (13.51%) Ajax
8 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
8 5 (13.51%) XSLT
9 4 (10.81%) DHTML
9 4 (10.81%) XML Schema
10 3 (8.11%) Sass
10 3 (8.11%) J2EE
10 3 (8.11%) DOM
10 3 (8.11%) SOAP
10 3 (8.11%) SGML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Hedge funds
2 3 (8.11%) User Experience
3 2 (5.41%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) OO
2 9 (24.32%) MVC
3 8 (21.62%) Project Management
3 8 (21.62%) OO PHP
4 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.51%) SEO
5 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.81%) CRM
6 4 (10.81%) OOP
6 4 (10.81%) SOA
7 3 (8.11%) ETL
7 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.11%) TDD
7 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Migration
7 3 (8.11%) Time Management
7 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
7 3 (8.11%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) JavaScript
2 16 (43.24%) SQL
3 11 (29.73%) Shell Script
4 9 (24.32%) PHP
4 9 (24.32%) C#
5 8 (21.62%) PHP5
5 8 (21.62%) Java
6 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.41%) VBA
8 1 (2.70%) Python
8 1 (2.70%) Scala
8 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.70%) VB6
8 1 (2.70%) XPath
8 1 (2.70%) VBScript
8 1 (2.70%) VB
8 1 (2.70%) C++
8 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) EMIR
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Salesforce.com
1 8 (21.62%) Zend
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
4 3 (8.11%) Adobe
5 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
5 2 (5.41%) Remedy
5 2 (5.41%) Thunderhead
6 1 (2.70%) Google