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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 462 473 427
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -46
Contract jobs citing XSL 95 66 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 0.54% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 24 59
Average daily rate
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£365 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £341 £321
% change year-on-year
+6.95% +6.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.19 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -66.25%
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
12432 12178 11781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.27% 27.31% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8435 7786 7583
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 252 317
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 January 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 January 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 +34 51 £375 -28.57% 11
South East -3 17 £375 -3.22% 2
East of England +8 10 £365 +6.18% 5
South West -13 6 £423 +6.96% 5
East Midlands +20 4 £416 -
North West -12 4 £300 -17.24% 1
West Midlands +2 2 £335 -1.83%
Yorkshire -13 1 £275 - 2
XSL
UK

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 188 (87.44%) XML
2 136 (63.26%) HTML
3 124 (57.67%) CSS
4 119 (55.35%) Java
5 116 (53.95%) JavaScript
6 111 (51.63%) Agile Software Development
7 87 (40.47%) Web Services
8 84 (39.07%) XSD
9 76 (35.35%) SQL
10 69 (32.09%) .NET
11 67 (31.16%) TDD
12 66 (30.70%) Scrum
12 66 (30.70%) Oracle
13 62 (28.84%) Linux
14 58 (26.98%) SOAP
14 58 (26.98%) J2EE
15 50 (23.26%) Content Management
16 47 (21.86%) Maven
17 46 (21.40%) Subversion
18 45 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
19 44 (20.47%) XSLT
20 43 (20.00%) E-Commerce
21 42 (19.53%) XHTML
21 42 (19.53%) WebLogic
22 41 (19.07%) C#
23 40 (18.60%) Ant
24 39 (18.14%) WSDL
25 38 (17.67%) Spring
25 38 (17.67%) HTML5
26 37 (17.21%) Retail

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (19.53%) WebLogic
2 28 (13.02%) IIS
3 24 (11.16%) CMS
3 24 (11.16%) JBoss
4 22 (10.23%) Apache
5 14 (6.51%) Adobe CQ
5 14 (6.51%) SharePoint
6 12 (5.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (4.19%) Mule
8 7 (3.26%) Tomcat
8 7 (3.26%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (2.79%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.86%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.86%) Apache Pig
11 3 (1.40%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (1.40%) TeamSite
11 3 (1.40%) Drupal
11 3 (1.40%) WordPress
12 2 (0.93%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 10 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.79%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.40%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.93%) MS Office
4 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.47%) Cordys
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.05%) SNMP
2 10 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.19%) Intranet
4 7 (3.26%) Internet
5 5 (2.33%) HTTP
6 3 (1.40%) SSL
7 1 (0.47%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.88%) Oracle Database
2 25 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 19 (8.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (7.91%) Relational Database
5 13 (6.05%) MySQL
6 11 (5.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (5.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.33%) MS Access
9 5 (2.33%) DB2
9 5 (2.33%) PerformancePoint
10 4 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.86%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.86%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.86%) Big Data
10 4 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.40%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 47 (21.86%) Maven
2 46 (21.40%) Subversion
3 40 (18.60%) Ant
4 33 (15.35%) Git (software)
5 24 (11.16%) JUnit
6 22 (10.23%) JIRA
7 17 (7.91%) Eclipse
7 17 (7.91%) Jenkins
8 12 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (5.12%) Visual Studio
10 9 (4.19%) Selenium
11 8 (3.72%) FxCop
12 7 (3.26%) StyleCop
12 7 (3.26%) Mockito
13 5 (2.33%) IntelliJ
13 5 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (2.33%) Bitbucket
13 5 (2.33%) Cucumber
14 4 (1.86%) SoapUI
14 4 (1.86%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (17.21%) Retail
2 32 (14.88%) Finance
3 9 (4.19%) Publishing
4 7 (3.26%) Banking
5 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.40%) Legal
6 2 (0.93%) Billing
6 2 (0.93%) Marketing
6 2 (0.93%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.47%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 171 (79.53%) Developer
2 39 (18.14%) Java Developer
3 15 (6.98%) Analyst
4 14 (6.51%) Architect
4 14 (6.51%) .NET Developer
5 10 (4.65%) Java Engineer
5 10 (4.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 9 (4.19%) Senior Developer
7 8 (3.72%) Software Developer
7 8 (3.72%) Web Developer
8 7 (3.26%) Software Engineer
8 7 (3.26%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (2.79%) UI Developer
9 6 (2.79%) UI Programmer
9 6 (2.79%) PHP Developer
10 5 (2.33%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (2.33%) C# Developer
10 5 (2.33%) VB Developer
10 5 (2.33%) SharePoint Architect
11 4 (1.86%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (87.44%) XML
2 136 (63.26%) HTML
3 124 (57.67%) CSS
4 87 (40.47%) Web Services
5 84 (39.07%) XSD
6 69 (32.09%) .NET
7 58 (26.98%) SOAP
7 58 (26.98%) J2EE
8 44 (20.47%) XSLT
9 42 (19.53%) XHTML
10 39 (18.14%) WSDL
11 38 (17.67%) Spring
11 38 (17.67%) HTML5
12 33 (15.35%) REST
13 31 (14.42%) JMS
13 31 (14.42%) jQuery
14 29 (13.49%) ASP.NET
15 28 (13.02%) Ajax
15 28 (13.02%) RESTful
16 26 (12.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.23%) Social Media
1 22 (10.23%) iPad
2 18 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.19%) W3C
5 7 (3.26%) Taxonomies
5 7 (3.26%) User Experience
6 4 (1.86%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.40%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.40%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.93%) Open Source
8 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.93%) EMV
8 2 (0.93%) NHS
8 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.93%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.47%) DTV
9 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.47%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 62 (28.84%) Linux
2 12 (5.58%) UNIX
3 8 (3.72%) Windows
4 3 (1.40%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.40%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.47%) Android
5 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (51.63%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (31.16%) TDD
3 66 (30.70%) Scrum
4 50 (23.26%) Content Management
5 45 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 32 (14.88%) OO
8 26 (12.09%) SOA
9 24 (11.16%) UML
9 24 (11.16%) ERP
10 22 (10.23%) Waterfall
11 21 (9.77%) BDD
12 20 (9.30%) MVC
13 19 (8.84%) Multithreading
14 18 (8.37%) Web Design
15 16 (7.44%) Software Engineering
16 15 (6.98%) B2B
16 15 (6.98%) Unit Testing
17 14 (6.51%) User Stories
18 13 (6.05%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 119 (55.35%) Java
2 116 (53.95%) JavaScript
3 76 (35.35%) SQL
4 41 (19.07%) C#
5 33 (15.35%) PL/SQL
6 25 (11.63%) VBScript
7 22 (10.23%) Groovy
8 15 (6.98%) VB
8 15 (6.98%) Perl
9 13 (6.05%) VB6
9 13 (6.05%) Shell Script
10 11 (5.12%) PHP
10 11 (5.12%) PowerShell
11 10 (4.65%) Python
12 8 (3.72%) XPath
13 6 (2.79%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.33%) VB.NET
14 5 (2.33%) C++
15 4 (1.86%) VBA
16 3 (1.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (7.44%) Degree
2 5 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.93%) HNC
3 2 (0.93%) HND
3 2 (0.93%) ISEB
3 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.47%) MCSD
4 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.49%) QA
2 3 (1.40%) HL7
3 2 (0.93%) DICOM
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.93%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.47%) Netcool
2 1 (0.47%) Control-M
Vendors
1 66 (30.70%) Oracle
2 26 (12.09%) Microsoft
3 24 (11.16%) Perforce
4 23 (10.70%) ATG
4 23 (10.70%) Endeca
5 12 (5.58%) Adobe
6 7 (3.26%) Axway
6 7 (3.26%) Atomikos
6 7 (3.26%) Sitecore
7 6 (2.79%) IBM
8 5 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.33%) hybris
9 4 (1.86%) SAP
10 3 (1.40%) VMware
10 3 (1.40%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.40%) Canoo
10 3 (1.40%) DevExpress
10 3 (1.40%) Syncfusion
10 3 (1.40%) Zend
11 2 (0.93%) HP
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