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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSL over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 156 182 190
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +8
Contract jobs citing XSL 1 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.089% 1.15% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 15
Median daily rate £750 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +46.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 - -
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
1123 1651 1864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.59% 29.97% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 1303 1419
Median daily rate £475 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -51.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £16.64 £37.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.94 £60.00 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

XSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing XSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for XSL.

1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) XSD
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) Murex MxML
3 1 (25.00%) SQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
1 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Lead Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Murex Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) XSD
3 1 (25.00%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Murex
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase