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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 197 188 213
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +25
Contract jobs citing XSL 11 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.64% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 12
Average daily rate
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£500 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £350 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £385 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
1774 1716 2143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.30% 29.57% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1443 1288 1635
Average daily rate £450 £438 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.02 £16.00 £28.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 29 (100.00%) XML
2 19 (65.52%) Linux
3 18 (62.07%) Ajax
3 18 (62.07%) Relational Database
4 17 (58.62%) Java
5 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
5 16 (55.17%) Oracle
5 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
6 15 (51.72%) J2EE
6 15 (51.72%) SQL
6 15 (51.72%) XSD
6 15 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (48.28%) UNIX
8 13 (44.83%) DB2
8 13 (44.83%) Spring
8 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (44.83%) TDD
8 13 (44.83%) Hibernate
9 12 (41.38%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (41.38%) Web Development
9 12 (41.38%) Open Source
9 12 (41.38%) Mobile App
9 12 (41.38%) Mobile Application Development
10 11 (37.93%) HTML
11 9 (31.03%) Web Services
11 9 (31.03%) Project Management
12 8 (27.59%) JSON
12 8 (27.59%) .NET
13 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
13 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (20.69%) SharePoint
1 6 (20.69%) Lync
2 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.69%) Office 365
2 6 (20.69%) Yammer
3 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) Relational Database
2 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
3 13 (44.83%) DB2
4 12 (41.38%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
5 5 (17.24%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
5 5 (17.24%) Big Data
6 4 (13.79%) MySQL
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.34%) Subversion
4 2 (6.90%) JIRA
4 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
4 2 (6.90%) Redmine
4 2 (6.90%) FogBugz
4 2 (6.90%) Trac
5 1 (3.45%) JUnit
5 1 (3.45%) VisualAge
5 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Consultant
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (20.69%) CRM Consultant
4 6 (20.69%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.45%) OBIEE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) XML
2 18 (62.07%) Ajax
3 15 (51.72%) XSD
3 15 (51.72%) J2EE
4 13 (44.83%) Hibernate
4 13 (44.83%) Spring
5 11 (37.93%) HTML
6 9 (31.03%) Web Services
7 8 (27.59%) .NET
7 8 (27.59%) JSON
8 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
9 3 (10.34%) JSP
9 3 (10.34%) Servlets
9 3 (10.34%) XSLT
9 3 (10.34%) CSS
9 3 (10.34%) Scalatra
10 2 (6.90%) REST
10 2 (6.90%) WCF
10 2 (6.90%) jQuery
10 2 (6.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) TDD
3 12 (41.38%) Web Development
3 12 (41.38%) Open Source
3 12 (41.38%) Mobile Application Development
4 9 (31.03%) Project Management
5 7 (24.14%) DevOps
6 6 (20.69%) Project Planning
6 6 (20.69%) CRM
6 6 (20.69%) Resource Management
7 4 (13.79%) OO
8 3 (10.34%) UML
8 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (10.34%) Release Management
9 2 (6.90%) OO PHP
9 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (6.90%) OOP
9 2 (6.90%) RUP
9 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Java
2 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
3 15 (51.72%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.90%) Perl
6 2 (6.90%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) VBScript
6 2 (6.90%) PHP5
6 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.90%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) VBA
7 1 (3.45%) XPath
7 1 (3.45%) C#
7 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
1 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCOM
1 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EDQ
1 2 (6.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.90%) Perforce
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
2 2 (6.90%) Zend
2 2 (6.90%) Akamai
2 2 (6.90%) Splunk
2 2 (6.90%) WorldPay
3 1 (3.45%) Syncfusion
3 1 (3.45%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.45%) Sybase
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago