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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 470 487 388
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -99
Contract jobs citing XSL 113 79 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.16% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 0.58% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 54 81
Average daily rate
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£400 £393 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £368 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.78% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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
13710 13639 11662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.40% 27.66% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9197 9142 7535
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 178 338
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.79 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +25 53 £450 +5.88% 11
South East -12 17 £375 +7.14% 4
Yorkshire -6 13 £400 +45.45% 1
South West +18 9 £350 -10.82% 4
North West -6 7 £388 -8.82%
North East - 5 £400 - 1
East of England +4 4 £300 +9.09% 3
West Midlands -7 2 £494 +3.94%
East Midlands -8 1 £310 -4.61%
XSL
UK

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 196 (87.50%) XML
2 143 (63.84%) HTML
3 117 (52.23%) JavaScript
4 115 (51.34%) CSS
5 112 (50.00%) Java
6 100 (44.64%) Web Services
6 100 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (37.95%) SQL
8 74 (33.04%) Oracle
9 71 (31.70%) TDD
10 70 (31.25%) .NET
11 66 (29.46%) Linux
12 63 (28.13%) Scrum
13 61 (27.23%) J2EE
14 60 (26.79%) C#
15 59 (26.34%) SOAP
16 53 (23.66%) SQL Server
17 52 (23.21%) ASP.NET
18 51 (22.77%) XSD
19 49 (21.88%) XSLT
19 49 (21.88%) Spring
20 44 (19.64%) SDLC
21 43 (19.20%) Relational Database
21 43 (19.20%) jQuery
22 42 (18.75%) Microsoft
23 40 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
24 38 (16.96%) Visual Studio
24 38 (16.96%) MVC
25 37 (16.52%) Content Management
25 37 (16.52%) Ajax

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 31 (13.84%) WebLogic
2 24 (10.71%) JBoss
3 23 (10.27%) SharePoint
4 22 (9.82%) WebSphere
5 21 (9.38%) IIS
6 13 (5.80%) Apache
6 13 (5.80%) CMS
7 12 (5.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (4.46%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (4.02%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
10 8 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 7 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (3.13%) Mule
12 6 (2.68%) Lync
13 4 (1.79%) Umbraco
14 3 (1.34%) Apache Pig
14 3 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.89%) Oracle BPEL
15 2 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 22 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.91%) InfoPath
3 9 (4.02%) MS Office
4 2 (0.89%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.79%) Teamcenter
4 3 (1.34%) Magento
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.45%) AWD
6 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.57%) Office 365
2 6 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.68%) Yammer
3 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.70%) Intranet
2 14 (6.25%) Internet
3 12 (5.36%) HTTP
4 6 (2.68%) SNMP
5 1 (0.45%) Telnet
5 1 (0.45%) SAN
5 1 (0.45%) DNS
5 1 (0.45%) SSL
5 1 (0.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 43 (19.20%) Relational Database
3 33 (14.73%) Oracle Database
4 23 (10.27%) DB2
5 22 (9.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (7.59%) MySQL
7 12 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (4.91%) PerformancePoint
9 10 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (4.02%) RDBMS
10 9 (4.02%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (3.57%) Big Data
11 8 (3.57%) Informix
12 7 (3.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 7 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
12 7 (3.13%) MS Access
12 7 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (16.96%) Visual Studio
2 32 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 32 (14.29%) Subversion
3 31 (13.84%) Maven
4 26 (11.61%) JUnit
5 19 (8.48%) Ant
6 15 (6.70%) Jenkins
7 14 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (5.80%) Selenium
9 10 (4.46%) Jasmine
10 9 (4.02%) Eclipse
10 9 (4.02%) Cucumber
10 9 (4.02%) Mockito
11 4 (1.79%) JIRA
11 4 (1.79%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.79%) MSBuild
12 3 (1.34%) Introscope
12 3 (1.34%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.34%) Artifactory
12 3 (1.34%) NuGet
General
1 34 (15.18%) Finance
2 23 (10.27%) Retail
3 9 (4.02%) Banking
4 2 (0.89%) Electronics
4 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.89%) Automotive
4 2 (0.89%) Front Office
4 2 (0.89%) Military
4 2 (0.89%) Publishing
5 1 (0.45%) Marketing
5 1 (0.45%) Back Office
5 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.45%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 171 (76.34%) Developer
2 56 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 29 (12.95%) Architect
4 20 (8.93%) .NET Developer
5 17 (7.59%) Front-End Developer
6 16 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 12 (5.36%) Web Developer
8 11 (4.91%) Consultant
9 10 (4.46%) Analyst
10 9 (4.02%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (4.02%) SharePoint Architect
11 8 (3.57%) Front-End Web Developer
11 8 (3.57%) C# Developer
11 8 (3.57%) Software Developer
12 7 (3.13%) Software Engineer
12 7 (3.13%) Technical Architect
12 7 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 6 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
13 6 (2.68%) AWS Developer
13 6 (2.68%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (87.50%) XML
2 143 (63.84%) HTML
3 115 (51.34%) CSS
4 100 (44.64%) Web Services
5 70 (31.25%) .NET
6 61 (27.23%) J2EE
7 59 (26.34%) SOAP
8 52 (23.21%) ASP.NET
9 51 (22.77%) XSD
10 49 (21.88%) XSLT
10 49 (21.88%) Spring
11 43 (19.20%) jQuery
12 37 (16.52%) Ajax
13 35 (15.63%) Servlets
13 35 (15.63%) JMS
13 35 (15.63%) REST
14 31 (13.84%) XHTML
14 31 (13.84%) RESTful
15 28 (12.50%) JSP
15 28 (12.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.70%) Social Media
3 13 (5.80%) iPad
4 10 (4.46%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.46%) Taxonomies
4 10 (4.46%) N-Tier
5 9 (4.02%) W3C
5 9 (4.02%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.68%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (2.68%) Online Banking
7 5 (2.23%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.79%) NHS
9 3 (1.34%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.34%) User Experience
10 2 (0.89%) Social Network
10 2 (0.89%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.89%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.45%) DTV
11 1 (0.45%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.45%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 66 (29.46%) Linux
2 26 (11.61%) UNIX
3 15 (6.70%) Windows
4 6 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (31.70%) TDD
3 63 (28.13%) Scrum
4 44 (19.64%) SDLC
5 40 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (16.96%) MVC
7 37 (16.52%) Content Management
8 33 (14.73%) E-Commerce
9 27 (12.05%) SOA
10 25 (11.16%) OO
11 24 (10.71%) Web Development
11 24 (10.71%) Software Engineering
12 19 (8.48%) Multithreading
13 18 (8.04%) Unit Testing
13 18 (8.04%) BDD
13 18 (8.04%) UML
14 17 (7.59%) Web Application Development
15 16 (7.14%) ERP
16 15 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (6.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 117 (52.23%) JavaScript
2 112 (50.00%) Java
3 85 (37.95%) SQL
4 60 (26.79%) C#
5 28 (12.50%) XPath
6 24 (10.71%) PL/SQL
7 13 (5.80%) T-SQL
7 13 (5.80%) Groovy
8 12 (5.36%) Perl
9 11 (4.91%) PowerShell
10 9 (4.02%) Python
10 9 (4.02%) PHP
10 9 (4.02%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.57%) VB6
11 8 (3.57%) C++
11 8 (3.57%) VB
11 8 (3.57%) VBA
12 4 (1.79%) VBScript
12 4 (1.79%) C
13 3 (1.34%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (10.27%) Degree
2 12 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.46%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.89%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.45%) MCSD
5 1 (0.45%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.25%) QA
2 4 (1.79%) HL7
3 3 (1.34%) DICOM
4 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.45%) Firmware
3 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.34%) Puppet
3 2 (0.89%) Control-M
4 1 (0.45%) Netcool
4 1 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.45%) Ansible
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (0.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 74 (33.04%) Oracle
2 42 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 19 (8.48%) IBM
4 17 (7.59%) Perforce
5 13 (5.80%) ATG
5 13 (5.80%) Endeca
6 9 (4.02%) Sybase
6 9 (4.02%) Sitecore
7 6 (2.68%) Axway
7 6 (2.68%) Atomikos
8 5 (2.23%) Adobe
8 5 (2.23%) HP
8 5 (2.23%) DevExpress
8 5 (2.23%) Zend
8 5 (2.23%) Syncfusion
9 4 (1.79%) Tableau
9 4 (1.79%) VMware
9 4 (1.79%) Actimize
9 4 (1.79%) Siemens
10 3 (1.34%) SAP
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