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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 178 186 178
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing XSL 8 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.81% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 7
Average daily rate
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£525 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £355 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £565 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +1.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.19 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -62.03%
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
1577 1723 1625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.93% 29.51% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1266 1257 1299
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 18
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.00 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.24% +9.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 21 (95.45%) XML
2 17 (77.27%) HTML
3 15 (68.18%) CSS
4 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
5 12 (54.55%) SQL
6 10 (45.45%) .NET
7 9 (40.91%) Java
8 7 (31.82%) Ajax
9 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
10 5 (22.73%) C#
10 5 (22.73%) J2EE
10 5 (22.73%) Web Services
10 5 (22.73%) OO
10 5 (22.73%) XHTML
10 5 (22.73%) TDD
10 5 (22.73%) jQuery
10 5 (22.73%) Subversion
11 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (18.18%) Banking
11 4 (18.18%) Scrum
11 4 (18.18%) CRM
11 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 4 (18.18%) Project Management
11 4 (18.18%) VBA
11 4 (18.18%) XSD
11 4 (18.18%) HTML5
11 4 (18.18%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 3 (13.64%) Adobe CQ
1 3 (13.64%) Lync
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Mule
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Yammer
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MS Access
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (13.64%) Spotfire
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) MarkLogic
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.55%) DB2
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Subversion
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 2 (9.09%) JUnit
3 2 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) FogBugz
4 1 (4.55%) Trac
4 1 (4.55%) Redmine
4 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.55%) Mockito
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.55%) Maven
4 1 (4.55%) Checkstyle
General
1 4 (18.18%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) UI Developer
4 2 (9.09%) UI Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Hadoop Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (4.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.55%) MI Developer
5 1 (4.55%) CRM Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) XML
2 17 (77.27%) HTML
3 15 (68.18%) CSS
4 10 (45.45%) .NET
5 7 (31.82%) Ajax
6 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 5 (22.73%) J2EE
7 5 (22.73%) Web Services
7 5 (22.73%) XHTML
7 5 (22.73%) jQuery
8 4 (18.18%) XSD
8 4 (18.18%) HTML5
8 4 (18.18%) CSS3
9 3 (13.64%) XML Schema
9 3 (13.64%) WCF
10 2 (9.09%) Spring
10 2 (9.09%) Java EE
10 2 (9.09%) JMS
10 2 (9.09%) JavaBeans
10 2 (9.09%) SGML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) W3C
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) OO
2 5 (22.73%) TDD
3 4 (18.18%) Scrum
3 4 (18.18%) CRM
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
4 3 (13.64%) Web Design
4 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
4 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
5 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Data Management
5 2 (9.09%) SEO
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) UML
5 2 (9.09%) OOP
5 2 (9.09%) SOA
5 2 (9.09%) BDD
5 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) C#
5 4 (18.18%) VBA
6 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
7 2 (9.09%) XPath
7 2 (9.09%) VBScript
7 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.55%) Scala
8 1 (4.55%) PHP5
8 1 (4.55%) PHP
8 1 (4.55%) VB
8 1 (4.55%) C++
8 1 (4.55%) XQuery
8 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.55%) XAML
8 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
8 1 (4.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Syncfusion
2 3 (13.64%) DevExpress
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Adobe
3 2 (9.09%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.55%) Atomikos
4 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.55%) Canoo
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.55%) Axway
4 1 (4.55%) Zend
4 1 (4.55%) Google
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