The first table below looks at the demand for XSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSL over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 477 415 443
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +28
Contract jobs citing XSL 92 140 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 1.06% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 75 62
Average daily rate
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£412 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.65% -0.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £269 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -12.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13544 13263 13925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.87% 28.54% 26.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8869 8608 8647
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 279 345
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
XSL
UK

XSL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XSL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XSL Jobs Demand Trend in England

XSL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XSL across the England region.

XSL Daily Rate Trend in England

XSL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSL across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

XSL Daily Rate Histogram in England

XSL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XSL across the England region.

XSL Hourly Rate Trend in England

XSL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSL within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -30 54 £525 +23.52% 19
East Midlands - 9 £360 - 2
South East -16 7 £350 +4.47% 8
West Midlands -12 6 £338 +27.35% 2
North West -11 4 - - 3
East of England -18 4 £275 -
South West -42 3 £385 +6.20% 2
Yorkshire +4 2 - - 2
North East - 1 - - 6
XSL
UK

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 157 (85.33%) XML
2 120 (65.22%) HTML
3 98 (53.26%) JavaScript
4 82 (44.57%) Web Services
5 76 (41.30%) CSS
6 61 (33.15%) Java
7 58 (31.52%) XSD
8 56 (30.43%) Subversion
9 55 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (29.35%) C#
11 51 (27.72%) Oracle
11 51 (27.72%) .NET
11 51 (27.72%) Linux
12 50 (27.17%) XSLT
12 50 (27.17%) Scrum
13 47 (25.54%) TDD
13 47 (25.54%) SOAP
14 44 (23.91%) Ant
14 44 (23.91%) SQL
14 44 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
15 40 (21.74%) WSDL
15 40 (21.74%) Content Management
16 39 (21.20%) Maven
17 38 (20.65%) Retail
18 37 (20.11%) E-Commerce
18 37 (20.11%) J2EE
19 36 (19.57%) ERP
19 36 (19.57%) RESTful
20 35 (19.02%) Social Media
20 35 (19.02%) SQL Server

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 33 (17.93%) WebLogic
2 30 (16.30%) SharePoint
3 22 (11.96%) IIS
4 14 (7.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (5.43%) Apache
6 9 (4.89%) CMS
7 7 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (3.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (3.26%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.72%) Umbraco
9 5 (2.72%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (2.17%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (2.17%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.09%) LiveLink
12 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.54%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 17 (9.24%) InfoPath
2 7 (3.80%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.17%) MS Office
4 2 (1.09%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 16 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (5.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.54%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.87%) SaaS
2 9 (4.89%) Office 365
3 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.72%) IaaS
4 5 (2.72%) PaaS
5 1 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.98%) Intranet
2 6 (3.26%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.17%) HTTP
4 3 (1.63%) Internet
5 1 (0.54%) LDAP
5 1 (0.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.02%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (7.07%) MySQL
4 12 (6.52%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.98%) Oracle Database
6 9 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (4.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.63%) OLTP
9 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.63%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.09%) DB2
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 56 (30.43%) Subversion
2 44 (23.91%) Ant
3 39 (21.20%) Maven
4 21 (11.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (10.87%) JIRA
6 16 (8.70%) Git (software)
7 15 (8.15%) NUnit
8 10 (5.43%) Visual Studio
9 9 (4.89%) FxCop
9 9 (4.89%) Jenkins
10 7 (3.80%) Bugzilla
11 5 (2.72%) Mercurial
11 5 (2.72%) FogBugz
11 5 (2.72%) Trac
11 5 (2.72%) Redmine
12 4 (2.17%) QUnit
12 4 (2.17%) StyleCop
12 4 (2.17%) Hudson
12 4 (2.17%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.63%) JDeveloper
General
1 38 (20.65%) Retail
2 25 (13.59%) Finance
3 8 (4.35%) Publishing
3 8 (4.35%) Banking
4 6 (3.26%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.63%) Legal
5 3 (1.63%) Billing
6 2 (1.09%) Marketing
6 2 (1.09%) German Language
6 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.09%) Advertising
6 2 (1.09%) Games
6 2 (1.09%) Electronics
7 1 (0.54%) Law
7 1 (0.54%) Local Government
7 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 150 (81.52%) Developer
2 20 (10.87%) .NET Developer
3 16 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
4 13 (7.07%) Consultant
5 10 (5.43%) Senior Developer
6 8 (4.35%) PHP Developer
6 8 (4.35%) Administrator
6 8 (4.35%) ServiceNow Developer
7 7 (3.80%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 7 (3.80%) Software Engineer
7 7 (3.80%) Analyst
7 7 (3.80%) Architect
7 7 (3.80%) Java Developer
7 7 (3.80%) BizTalk Developer
8 6 (3.26%) VB6 Developer
8 6 (3.26%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (3.26%) VB Developer
8 6 (3.26%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (2.72%) C# Developer
9 5 (2.72%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (85.33%) XML
2 120 (65.22%) HTML
3 82 (44.57%) Web Services
4 76 (41.30%) CSS
5 58 (31.52%) XSD
6 51 (27.72%) .NET
7 50 (27.17%) XSLT
8 47 (25.54%) SOAP
9 40 (21.74%) WSDL
10 37 (20.11%) J2EE
11 36 (19.57%) RESTful
12 34 (18.48%) ASP.NET
13 32 (17.39%) XHTML
14 31 (16.85%) jQuery
15 24 (13.04%) .NET Framework
15 24 (13.04%) WCF
16 23 (12.50%) HTML5
17 19 (10.33%) XML Schema
18 17 (9.24%) Ajax
18 17 (9.24%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.02%) Social Media
2 34 (18.48%) iPad
3 12 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.98%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.26%) W3C
6 4 (2.17%) CESG
7 3 (1.63%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.63%) Equities
7 3 (1.63%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.09%) Photography
8 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.09%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.09%) IPTV
8 2 (1.09%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.54%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.54%) Animation
9 1 (0.54%) Derivative
9 1 (0.54%) Statistics
9 1 (0.54%) CMDB
9 1 (0.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 51 (27.72%) Linux
2 14 (7.61%) Windows
3 6 (3.26%) UNIX
4 4 (2.17%) Android
5 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.54%) Solaris
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (27.17%) Scrum
3 47 (25.54%) TDD
4 44 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (21.74%) Content Management
6 37 (20.11%) E-Commerce
7 36 (19.57%) ERP
8 34 (18.48%) Waterfall
9 26 (14.13%) OO
10 25 (13.59%) SOA
11 24 (13.04%) MVC
12 22 (11.96%) Software Engineering
13 18 (9.78%) Web Development
13 18 (9.78%) Unit Testing
13 18 (9.78%) ITIL
14 16 (8.70%) Workflow
15 15 (8.15%) Service Management
15 15 (8.15%) ITSM
15 15 (8.15%) OOP
15 15 (8.15%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 98 (53.26%) JavaScript
2 61 (33.15%) Java
3 54 (29.35%) C#
4 44 (23.91%) SQL
5 33 (17.93%) Groovy
6 14 (7.61%) PHP
7 12 (6.52%) PowerShell
8 11 (5.98%) Shell Script
9 10 (5.43%) VBScript
10 9 (4.89%) Python
11 8 (4.35%) XPath
11 8 (4.35%) VB
12 7 (3.80%) VB6
13 6 (3.26%) T-SQL
13 6 (3.26%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.72%) PHP5
15 4 (2.17%) Perl
16 2 (1.09%) C++
16 2 (1.09%) C
16 2 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (10.33%) Degree
2 9 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.26%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.09%) ISEB
4 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.09%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.09%) MCPD
4 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) Brainbench
5 1 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.54%) MCP
5 1 (0.54%) MCAD
5 1 (0.54%) MCSD
5 1 (0.54%) MCITP
5 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.87%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) EMIR
2 1 (0.54%) SLA
2 1 (0.54%) WCAG
2 1 (0.54%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.54%) Puppet
2 1 (0.54%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.54%) Salt
Vendors
1 51 (27.72%) Oracle
2 35 (19.02%) Perforce
3 34 (18.48%) ATG
3 34 (18.48%) JBoss
3 34 (18.48%) Endeca
4 27 (14.67%) Microsoft
5 16 (8.70%) Remedy
5 16 (8.70%) ServiceNow
6 12 (6.52%) HP
7 11 (5.98%) BMC
8 9 (4.89%) Zend
9 8 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (3.26%) Adobe
11 5 (2.72%) Google
11 5 (2.72%) Sitecore
11 5 (2.72%) Facebook
11 5 (2.72%) Twitter
12 4 (2.17%) Sun
12 4 (2.17%) Thunderhead
13 3 (1.63%) Murex
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 27 days ago