The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 511 488 395
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -93
Contract jobs citing XSL 68 75 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.58% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 42 78
Average daily rate
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£376 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.55% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £314 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
XSL
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13404 12994 12690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.20% 27.75% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9303 8465 8096
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 280 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +4 34 £450 -14.28% 4
South East -22 14 £375 +17.64% 7
East of England -4 8 £376 +9.45% 5
North West -7 4 £325 -18.75% 5
South West -28 4 £425 +7.59% 1
East Midlands +10 3 £475 -
Yorkshire -19 1 £275 -47.61% 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
XSL
UK

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 175 (85.78%) XML
2 142 (69.61%) HTML
3 121 (59.31%) CSS
4 113 (55.39%) JavaScript
4 113 (55.39%) Agile Software Development
5 110 (53.92%) Java
6 86 (42.16%) Web Services
7 84 (41.18%) XSD
8 71 (34.80%) TDD
9 69 (33.82%) Scrum
10 67 (32.84%) .NET
11 64 (31.37%) J2EE
12 61 (29.90%) SQL
12 61 (29.90%) Linux
13 59 (28.92%) SOAP
14 58 (28.43%) Oracle
15 55 (26.96%) Subversion
16 52 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
17 50 (24.51%) E-Commerce
18 46 (22.55%) WSDL
18 46 (22.55%) XSLT
18 46 (22.55%) XHTML
19 45 (22.06%) Content Management
20 44 (21.57%) Retail
20 44 (21.57%) Maven
20 44 (21.57%) Ant
21 43 (21.08%) C#
22 39 (19.12%) WebLogic
22 39 (19.12%) OO
23 37 (18.14%) Ajax

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 39 (19.12%) WebLogic
2 32 (15.69%) JBoss
3 25 (12.25%) Apache
3 25 (12.25%) IIS
4 22 (10.78%) CMS
5 18 (8.82%) SharePoint
6 13 (6.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (5.88%) Adobe CQ
8 8 (3.92%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (2.45%) Mule
10 5 (2.45%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.47%) Drupal
11 3 (1.47%) Umbraco
11 3 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.47%) TeamSite
11 3 (1.47%) WordPress
11 3 (1.47%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.98%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (2.94%) InfoPath
2 4 (1.96%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.47%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.98%) MS Office
4 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.49%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.98%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.49%) Cordys
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.37%) SNMP
2 10 (4.90%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.43%) Intranet
4 5 (2.45%) Internet
5 4 (1.96%) HTTP
6 3 (1.47%) SSL
7 1 (0.49%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.29%) Oracle Database
3 15 (7.35%) MySQL
4 14 (6.86%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.45%) DB2
9 3 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.47%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.47%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.47%) Big Data
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.98%) PerformancePoint
10 2 (0.98%) SQLite
10 2 (0.98%) OLTP
10 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 55 (26.96%) Subversion
2 44 (21.57%) Maven
2 44 (21.57%) Ant
3 25 (12.25%) Git (software)
4 23 (11.27%) JIRA
5 18 (8.82%) Eclipse
6 14 (6.86%) JUnit
6 14 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (5.88%) Jenkins
8 11 (5.39%) Visual Studio
9 9 (4.41%) Selenium
10 8 (3.92%) FxCop
11 7 (3.43%) StyleCop
12 6 (2.94%) Mockito
12 6 (2.94%) NUnit
13 5 (2.45%) IntelliJ
13 5 (2.45%) Cucumber
13 5 (2.45%) Mercurial
13 5 (2.45%) WebDriver
13 5 (2.45%) FogBugz
General
1 44 (21.57%) Retail
2 26 (12.75%) Finance
3 9 (4.41%) Publishing
4 7 (3.43%) Banking
5 3 (1.47%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.47%) Legal
5 3 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.98%) Back Office
6 2 (0.98%) Marketing
6 2 (0.98%) Billing
7 1 (0.49%) German Language
7 1 (0.49%) Greek Language
7 1 (0.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 166 (81.37%) Developer
2 29 (14.22%) Java Developer
3 18 (8.82%) .NET Developer
4 12 (5.88%) Analyst
5 11 (5.39%) Architect
6 10 (4.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 10 (4.90%) Java Engineer
7 9 (4.41%) Senior Developer
7 9 (4.41%) PHP Developer
8 8 (3.92%) Software Developer
8 8 (3.92%) Software Engineer
9 7 (3.43%) SharePoint Developer
10 6 (2.94%) Agile .NET Developer
10 6 (2.94%) Web Developer
10 6 (2.94%) C# Developer
11 5 (2.45%) Consultant
11 5 (2.45%) UI Developer
11 5 (2.45%) UI Programmer
11 5 (2.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 4 (1.96%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (85.78%) XML
2 142 (69.61%) HTML
3 121 (59.31%) CSS
4 86 (42.16%) Web Services
5 84 (41.18%) XSD
6 67 (32.84%) .NET
7 64 (31.37%) J2EE
8 59 (28.92%) SOAP
9 46 (22.55%) XSLT
9 46 (22.55%) XHTML
9 46 (22.55%) WSDL
10 37 (18.14%) Ajax
11 36 (17.65%) HTML5
12 35 (17.16%) jQuery
13 34 (16.67%) RESTful
14 32 (15.69%) ASP.NET
15 30 (14.71%) .NET Framework
16 27 (13.24%) Spring
16 27 (13.24%) REST
17 25 (12.25%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.22%) Social Media
1 29 (14.22%) iPad
2 12 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.39%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.94%) User Experience
5 4 (1.96%) W3C
5 4 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.96%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.47%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.98%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.98%) EMV
8 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.49%) DTV
8 1 (0.49%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.49%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.49%) FMCG
8 1 (0.49%) Open Source
8 1 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 61 (29.90%) Linux
2 7 (3.43%) Windows
3 6 (2.94%) UNIX
4 3 (1.47%) Windows 2000
4 3 (1.47%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.49%) Android
5 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (55.39%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (34.80%) TDD
3 69 (33.82%) Scrum
4 52 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (24.51%) E-Commerce
6 45 (22.06%) Content Management
7 39 (19.12%) OO
8 32 (15.69%) ERP
9 29 (14.22%) SOA
9 29 (14.22%) Waterfall
10 27 (13.24%) MVC
11 26 (12.75%) UML
12 20 (9.80%) Software Engineering
13 17 (8.33%) Multithreading
14 16 (7.84%) BDD
15 14 (6.86%) User Stories
15 14 (6.86%) Web Development
15 14 (6.86%) Web Design
16 13 (6.37%) Unit Testing
16 13 (6.37%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 113 (55.39%) JavaScript
2 110 (53.92%) Java
3 61 (29.90%) SQL
4 43 (21.08%) C#
5 29 (14.22%) Groovy
6 24 (11.76%) VBScript
7 20 (9.80%) PL/SQL
8 14 (6.86%) PHP
8 14 (6.86%) VB
9 12 (5.88%) Perl
9 12 (5.88%) Shell Script
9 12 (5.88%) VB6
10 11 (5.39%) Python
11 9 (4.41%) PowerShell
12 7 (3.43%) XPath
13 5 (2.45%) PHP5
13 5 (2.45%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.45%) C++
14 3 (1.47%) C
14 3 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (8.82%) Degree
2 5 (2.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.98%) MCSD
4 2 (0.98%) HNC
4 2 (0.98%) HND
4 2 (0.98%) ISEB
4 2 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.49%) MCPD
5 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (14.22%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) HL7
2 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.98%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.49%) Netcool
Vendors
1 58 (28.43%) Oracle
2 30 (14.71%) ATG
2 30 (14.71%) Perforce
2 30 (14.71%) Endeca
3 18 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 12 (5.88%) Adobe
5 7 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.94%) Zend
7 5 (2.45%) SAP
7 5 (2.45%) IBM
7 5 (2.45%) hybris
8 4 (1.96%) Atomikos
8 4 (1.96%) Axway
9 3 (1.47%) Canoo
9 3 (1.47%) Google
9 3 (1.47%) VMware
9 3 (1.47%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.98%) Murex
10 2 (0.98%) Facebook
10 2 (0.98%) Twitter
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