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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 450 474 400
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -74
Contract jobs citing XSL 109 80 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 0.64% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 35 59
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £304 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.19 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -62.03%
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
12699 12582 11384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.12% 27.17% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8477 7973 7265
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 252 303
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 £20.00 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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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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 +26 60 £404 -15.00% 10
South East -12 20 £381 -1.61% 3
East of England +16 8 - - 2
North West -21 7 £325 -1.88% 1
South West - 6 £423 - 4
East Midlands - 3 £358 - 2
Yorkshire -10 2 £178 - 1
West Midlands -13 2 £335 -6.45% 4
North East - - - -
XSL
UK

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 173 (90.10%) XML
2 113 (58.85%) HTML
3 109 (56.77%) Java
4 101 (52.60%) CSS
5 98 (51.04%) JavaScript
6 87 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
7 78 (40.63%) Web Services
8 72 (37.50%) XSD
8 72 (37.50%) SQL
9 66 (34.38%) Oracle
10 59 (30.73%) TDD
11 58 (30.21%) Scrum
11 58 (30.21%) .NET
12 57 (29.69%) Linux
13 55 (28.65%) SOAP
14 49 (25.52%) J2EE
15 43 (22.40%) Maven
16 42 (21.88%) WebLogic
16 42 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
17 41 (21.35%) Content Management
18 40 (20.83%) C#
19 39 (20.31%) Spring
20 36 (18.75%) XSLT
20 36 (18.75%) E-Commerce
21 34 (17.71%) PL/SQL
22 33 (17.19%) Oracle Database
23 32 (16.67%) Ant
23 32 (16.67%) JMS
23 32 (16.67%) WSDL
23 32 (16.67%) Retail

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 42 (21.88%) WebLogic
2 23 (11.98%) IIS
3 20 (10.42%) JBoss
4 18 (9.38%) CMS
5 15 (7.81%) Apache
6 14 (7.29%) Adobe CQ
7 10 (5.21%) SharePoint
7 10 (5.21%) Mule
8 7 (3.65%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (2.60%) WebSphere
10 5 (2.60%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (2.08%) Apache Pig
12 3 (1.56%) Lync
12 3 (1.56%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (1.56%) TeamSite
12 3 (1.56%) WordPress
12 3 (1.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.13%) InfoPath
3 5 (2.60%) MS Office
4 2 (1.04%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.04%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.52%) AWD
3 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.52%) Cordys
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.08%) Office 365
2 3 (1.56%) Yammer
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.21%) SNMP
2 9 (4.69%) Intranet
3 8 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.65%) Internet
5 3 (1.56%) HTTP
5 3 (1.56%) SSL
6 1 (0.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.19%) Oracle Database
2 24 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 21 (10.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (4.17%) MySQL
8 7 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (3.13%) MS Access
10 5 (2.60%) PerformancePoint
11 4 (2.08%) Hadoop
11 4 (2.08%) Apache Hive
11 4 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (2.08%) Big Data
11 4 (2.08%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.08%) DB2
11 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (2.08%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 43 (22.40%) Maven
2 32 (16.67%) Ant
3 31 (16.15%) Subversion
4 26 (13.54%) Git (software)
5 25 (13.02%) JUnit
6 16 (8.33%) Jenkins
7 15 (7.81%) Visual Studio
8 11 (5.73%) JIRA
9 8 (4.17%) Selenium
9 8 (4.17%) Eclipse
9 8 (4.17%) Mockito
10 7 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (3.13%) FxCop
11 6 (3.13%) SoapUI
12 5 (2.60%) StyleCop
12 5 (2.60%) Bitbucket
13 4 (2.08%) Cucumber
13 4 (2.08%) IntelliJ
13 4 (2.08%) JDeveloper
14 3 (1.56%) Checkstyle
General
1 32 (16.67%) Retail
2 30 (15.63%) Finance
3 10 (5.21%) Banking
4 5 (2.60%) Publishing
5 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.04%) Legal
5 2 (1.04%) Front Office
5 2 (1.04%) Back Office
5 2 (1.04%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) Greek Language
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 154 (80.21%) Developer
2 39 (20.31%) Java Developer
3 16 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 16 (8.33%) Architect
4 12 (6.25%) Analyst
5 9 (4.69%) Front-End Developer
6 8 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 7 (3.65%) Java Engineer
7 7 (3.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (3.13%) Software Developer
8 6 (3.13%) Consultant
8 6 (3.13%) Web Developer
8 6 (3.13%) C# Developer
9 5 (2.60%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (2.60%) Software Engineer
9 5 (2.60%) SharePoint Architect
10 4 (2.08%) SQL Developer
10 4 (2.08%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (2.08%) Lead Developer
11 3 (1.56%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (90.10%) XML
2 113 (58.85%) HTML
3 101 (52.60%) CSS
4 78 (40.63%) Web Services
5 72 (37.50%) XSD
6 58 (30.21%) .NET
7 55 (28.65%) SOAP
8 49 (25.52%) J2EE
9 39 (20.31%) Spring
10 36 (18.75%) XSLT
11 32 (16.67%) JMS
11 32 (16.67%) WSDL
12 31 (16.15%) ASP.NET
12 31 (16.15%) REST
13 30 (15.63%) HTML5
14 24 (12.50%) RESTful
14 24 (12.50%) Java EE
15 23 (11.98%) CSS3
16 22 (11.46%) XHTML
17 20 (10.42%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.90%) Social Media
2 19 (9.90%) iPad
3 8 (4.17%) W3C
4 7 (3.65%) Taxonomies
5 6 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.08%) NHS
6 4 (2.08%) Online Banking
6 4 (2.08%) User Experience
7 3 (1.56%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.04%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.04%) EMV
8 2 (1.04%) Open Source
8 2 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.52%) Informatics
9 1 (0.52%) Human Factors
9 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 57 (29.69%) Linux
2 11 (5.73%) UNIX
3 8 (4.17%) Windows
4 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.52%) Android
5 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (30.73%) TDD
3 58 (30.21%) Scrum
4 42 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (21.35%) Content Management
6 36 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 24 (12.50%) OO
8 23 (11.98%) ERP
9 19 (9.90%) Waterfall
10 18 (9.38%) BDD
10 18 (9.38%) UML
10 18 (9.38%) SOA
11 17 (8.85%) Web Design
12 16 (8.33%) MVC
12 16 (8.33%) Multithreading
12 16 (8.33%) Static Code Analysis
13 12 (6.25%) Unit Testing
13 12 (6.25%) Software Engineering
13 12 (6.25%) B2B
14 11 (5.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 109 (56.77%) Java
2 98 (51.04%) JavaScript
3 72 (37.50%) SQL
4 40 (20.83%) C#
5 34 (17.71%) PL/SQL
6 20 (10.42%) VBScript
7 19 (9.90%) Groovy
8 12 (6.25%) VB6
8 12 (6.25%) VB
9 11 (5.73%) Perl
10 10 (5.21%) PHP
11 9 (4.69%) PowerShell
12 8 (4.17%) XPath
13 7 (3.65%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.60%) VBA
14 5 (2.60%) Shell Script
15 4 (2.08%) Python
16 3 (1.56%) VB.NET
16 3 (1.56%) Tcl
17 2 (1.04%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (7.81%) Degree
2 4 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.04%) VCP4
4 2 (1.04%) HNC
4 2 (1.04%) HND
4 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.52%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.52%) ISEB
5 1 (0.52%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.98%) QA
2 4 (2.08%) HL7
3 3 (1.56%) DICOM
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.04%) Control-M
3 1 (0.52%) Puppet
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 66 (34.38%) Oracle
2 27 (14.06%) Microsoft
3 21 (10.94%) Perforce
4 20 (10.42%) ATG
4 20 (10.42%) Endeca
5 12 (6.25%) Adobe
6 8 (4.17%) Axway
6 8 (4.17%) Atomikos
7 7 (3.65%) Sitecore
8 6 (3.13%) IBM
9 4 (2.08%) SAP
9 4 (2.08%) VMware
9 4 (2.08%) TIBCO
9 4 (2.08%) DevExpress
9 4 (2.08%) Syncfusion
10 3 (1.56%) Canoo
10 3 (1.56%) HP
11 2 (1.04%) Citrix
11 2 (1.04%) Actimize
11 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
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