The table below looks at the statistics for XSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSL over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 550 522 500
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -22
Contract jobs citing XSL 81 85 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.59% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 64 68
Median daily rate £430 £431 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median 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
14717 14461 13383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.48% 28.02% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10382 9927 8802
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 207 189
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

XSL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing XSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSL within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 51 £450 -8.16% 9
South East +6 15 £325 -13.33% 3
North West -11 5 £323 -0.76%
South West +1 3 £368 +10.52% 1
East of England +21 2 - - 2
East Midlands +2 2 £425 +37.17% 2
Midlands - 2 £450 -
XSL
UK

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for XSL.

1 150 (97.40%) XML
2 91 (59.09%) Java
3 77 (50.00%) Web Services
4 75 (48.70%) JavaScript
4 75 (48.70%) SQL
5 69 (44.81%) HTML
6 62 (40.26%) XSD
7 54 (35.06%) SOAP
8 52 (33.77%) Oracle
8 52 (33.77%) CSS
9 47 (30.52%) SOA
10 45 (29.22%) REST
11 44 (28.57%) XSLT
12 43 (27.92%) JMS
13 39 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (24.68%) Spring
14 38 (24.68%) SDLC
15 31 (20.13%) HTTP
15 31 (20.13%) Linux
16 29 (18.83%) OO
16 29 (18.83%) Microsoft
17 27 (17.53%) UML
17 27 (17.53%) C#
17 27 (17.53%) Oracle Database
18 25 (16.23%) .NET
19 24 (15.58%) Finance
19 24 (15.58%) SoapUI
20 23 (14.94%) Java EE
20 23 (14.94%) Git (software)
20 23 (14.94%) J2EE

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (12.99%) WebLogic
2 16 (10.39%) CMS
3 15 (9.74%) Oracle Service Bus
3 15 (9.74%) WebSphere
4 12 (7.79%) IIS
5 11 (7.14%) Apache
6 9 (5.84%) MQSeries
7 8 (5.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (4.55%) Liferay
8 7 (4.55%) Mule
9 6 (3.90%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (3.90%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 6 (3.90%) Oracle Application Server
10 5 (3.25%) JBoss
11 3 (1.95%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (1.95%) SAP EP
11 3 (1.95%) SAP Portal
12 2 (1.30%) GlassFish
12 2 (1.30%) SharePoint
12 2 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (9.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.30%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.30%) MS Office
2 2 (1.30%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 2 (1.30%) PTC Creo
2 2 (1.30%) Siemens NX
2 2 (1.30%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Teamcenter
2 5 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.25%) Magento
2 5 (3.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.30%) BigMachines
3 2 (1.30%) Primavera
4 1 (0.65%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 31 (20.13%) HTTP
2 15 (9.74%) LDAP
3 14 (9.09%) SNMP
4 10 (6.49%) HTTPS
5 9 (5.84%) FTP
5 9 (5.84%) WinSCP
6 6 (3.90%) SSL
7 3 (1.95%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.30%) DVB
9 1 (0.65%) Internet
9 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.53%) Oracle Database
2 16 (10.39%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.49%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (5.84%) MySQL
5 8 (5.19%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.90%) SQLPlus
8 4 (2.60%) Data Mart
9 3 (1.95%) DB2
10 2 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.30%) MS Access
10 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.30%) Redis
10 2 (1.30%) Spotfire
10 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.65%) Informix
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (15.58%) SoapUI
2 23 (14.94%) Git (software)
3 20 (12.99%) Maven
4 17 (11.04%) Jenkins
4 17 (11.04%) JUnit
5 15 (9.74%) Eclipse
6 13 (8.44%) Subversion
6 13 (8.44%) XMLSpy
7 11 (7.14%) ClearCase
8 8 (5.19%) Selenium
9 7 (4.55%) Protractor
10 5 (3.25%) JIRA
11 4 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.60%) Vagrant
12 3 (1.95%) JMeter
12 3 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (1.30%) Grunt
13 2 (1.30%) gulp
13 2 (1.30%) NetBeans
13 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (15.58%) Finance
2 11 (7.14%) Marketing
2 11 (7.14%) Retail
3 9 (5.84%) Front Office
4 6 (3.90%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.25%) Electronics
5 5 (3.25%) Publishing
6 3 (1.95%) Advertising
6 3 (1.95%) Automotive
7 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.65%) Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Billing
7 1 (0.65%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.65%) French Language
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 86 (55.84%) Developer
2 33 (21.43%) Architect
3 29 (18.83%) Java Developer
4 19 (12.34%) Software Architect
5 18 (11.69%) XML Developer
6 15 (9.74%) Consultant
7 14 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 14 (9.09%) Java Architect
8 13 (8.44%) Designer
9 9 (5.84%) Java Software Architect
10 8 (5.19%) C# Developer
10 8 (5.19%) Java Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (4.55%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.90%) Analyst
12 6 (3.90%) Applications Support
12 6 (3.90%) Lead Developer
13 5 (3.25%) Applications Consultant
13 5 (3.25%) Senior Developer
13 5 (3.25%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (97.40%) XML
2 77 (50.00%) Web Services
3 69 (44.81%) HTML
4 62 (40.26%) XSD
5 54 (35.06%) SOAP
6 52 (33.77%) CSS
7 45 (29.22%) REST
8 44 (28.57%) XSLT
9 43 (27.92%) JMS
10 38 (24.68%) Spring
11 25 (16.23%) .NET
12 23 (14.94%) J2EE
12 23 (14.94%) Java EE
12 23 (14.94%) Middleware
12 23 (14.94%) WSDL
13 19 (12.34%) Ajax
13 19 (12.34%) AngularJS
13 19 (12.34%) JSP
14 18 (11.69%) RESTful
14 18 (11.69%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.90%) DataPower
2 6 (3.90%) SWIFT
3 5 (3.25%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.60%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.95%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.95%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.95%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.30%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.30%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.65%) Derivative
7 1 (0.65%) EMV
7 1 (0.65%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.65%) Life Science
7 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.65%) User Experience
7 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.13%) Linux
2 13 (8.44%) Windows
3 11 (7.14%) Unix
4 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (30.52%) SOA
2 39 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (24.68%) SDLC
4 29 (18.83%) OO
5 27 (17.53%) UML
6 22 (14.29%) Scrum
7 21 (13.64%) MVC
8 20 (12.99%) Defect Tracking
9 16 (10.39%) E-Commerce
9 16 (10.39%) Unit Testing
10 15 (9.74%) Multithreading
10 15 (9.74%) TDD
11 14 (9.09%) Migration
11 14 (9.09%) Static Code Analysis
12 13 (8.44%) Workflow
13 12 (7.79%) Project Management
13 12 (7.79%) Use Case
14 11 (7.14%) EAI
15 10 (6.49%) E-business
15 10 (6.49%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 91 (59.09%) Java
2 75 (48.70%) JavaScript
2 75 (48.70%) SQL
3 27 (17.53%) C#
4 22 (14.29%) PHP
5 17 (11.04%) PL/SQL
6 15 (9.74%) VB
7 12 (7.79%) C++
8 9 (5.84%) Python
9 8 (5.19%) C
10 7 (4.55%) Ruby
10 7 (4.55%) T-SQL
10 7 (4.55%) VBScript
11 5 (3.25%) Perl
11 5 (3.25%) XQuery
12 4 (2.60%) Delphi
12 4 (2.60%) PL/1
12 4 (2.60%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.60%) XPath
13 3 (1.95%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 9 (5.84%) Degree
2 8 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.30%) PhD
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.39%) QA
2 6 (3.90%) HL7
2 6 (3.90%) SEPA
3 2 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 9 (5.84%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.95%) Nagios
3 1 (0.65%) CloudHub
3 1 (0.65%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.65%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 52 (33.77%) Oracle
2 29 (18.83%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.44%) IBM
4 11 (7.14%) SAP
5 9 (5.84%) Adobe
5 9 (5.84%) Citrix
5 9 (5.84%) HP
6 8 (5.19%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (4.55%) Remedy
8 6 (3.90%) Informatica
8 6 (3.90%) Northgate
9 5 (3.25%) Murex
9 5 (3.25%) Siemens
9 5 (3.25%) Tableau
10 3 (1.95%) ATG
10 3 (1.95%) Canoo
10 3 (1.95%) Demandware
10 3 (1.95%) hybris
10 3 (1.95%) webMethods
10 3 (1.95%) Zend
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