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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 495 450 422
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -28
Contract jobs citing XSL 93 134 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 0.93% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 88 66
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £322 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £530 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £48.00
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
15388 14454 14542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.61% 28.25% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10621 9346 9520
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 195 255
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -29 64 £480 +6.66% 16
South West +5 9 £375 -8.53% 1
South East -30 7 £310 -11.42% 6
Yorkshire -26 3 £475 -
North West -27 3 £325 - 1
East of England -3 2 £220 -12.00% 2
East Midlands -9 2 £325 -13.33% 2
North East -30 1 - - 1
XSL
UK

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 178 (87.25%) XML
2 151 (74.02%) HTML
3 135 (66.18%) JavaScript
4 115 (56.37%) CSS
5 113 (55.39%) Java
6 111 (54.41%) Web Services
7 94 (46.08%) Agile Software Development
8 80 (39.22%) TDD
9 72 (35.29%) SQL
10 68 (33.33%) J2EE
11 66 (32.35%) C#
12 65 (31.86%) .NET
13 63 (30.88%) Scrum
14 59 (28.92%) SQL Server
15 57 (27.94%) Continuous Integration
16 55 (26.96%) Oracle
17 54 (26.47%) jQuery
18 53 (25.98%) Linux
19 52 (25.49%) ASP.NET
20 51 (25.00%) SOA
20 51 (25.00%) Ajax
21 49 (24.02%) MVC
22 48 (23.53%) XSLT
22 48 (23.53%) SOAP
23 46 (22.55%) Web Development
24 45 (22.06%) XSD
25 44 (21.57%) Relational Database
26 41 (20.10%) Spring
27 39 (19.12%) JSP
28 37 (18.14%) Visual Studio

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 30 (14.71%) IIS
2 28 (13.73%) WebSphere
3 25 (12.25%) JBoss
4 20 (9.80%) SharePoint
5 18 (8.82%) Apache
6 15 (7.35%) WebLogic
6 15 (7.35%) CMS
7 9 (4.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (3.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (3.43%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (2.94%) Mule
10 5 (2.45%) Mule ESB
10 5 (2.45%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (1.96%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 13 (6.37%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.92%) InfoPath
3 5 (2.45%) MS Office
4 2 (0.98%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.49%) MS Project
5 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.41%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (2.45%) Teamcenter
2 5 (2.45%) Magento
3 3 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.45%) Office 365
3 4 (1.96%) PaaS
4 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.98%) Yammer
5 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.88%) Intranet
2 10 (4.90%) HTTP
3 7 (3.43%) Internet
4 6 (2.94%) SNMP
4 6 (2.94%) SSL
5 5 (2.45%) DNS
6 4 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.96%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.49%) FTP
7 1 (0.49%) Telnet
7 1 (0.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (28.92%) SQL Server
2 44 (21.57%) Relational Database
3 30 (14.71%) DB2
4 17 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 15 (7.35%) MongoDB
5 15 (7.35%) MySQL
6 14 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (6.37%) NoSQL
7 13 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (4.90%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (4.90%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (4.41%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 9 (4.41%) Oracle9i Database
11 8 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (3.43%) RDBMS
13 6 (2.94%) PerformancePoint
13 6 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (2.45%) Oracle ODI
14 5 (2.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (18.14%) Visual Studio
2 27 (13.24%) Subversion
3 22 (10.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 14 (6.86%) Maven
6 12 (5.88%) Ant
7 11 (5.39%) JUnit
8 10 (4.90%) Eclipse
8 10 (4.90%) Jasmine
9 9 (4.41%) Selenium
10 7 (3.43%) Jenkins
11 5 (2.45%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.96%) Mockito
12 4 (1.96%) VisualAge
12 4 (1.96%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 3 (1.47%) JMeter
13 3 (1.47%) JIRA
14 2 (0.98%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.98%) Redmine
14 2 (0.98%) MSBuild
General
1 27 (13.24%) Finance
2 20 (9.80%) Retail
3 5 (2.45%) Banking
3 5 (2.45%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.96%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.47%) Marketing
5 3 (1.47%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.47%) Publishing
6 2 (0.98%) Automotive
6 2 (0.98%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Front Office
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 167 (81.86%) Developer
2 59 (28.92%) Java Developer
3 29 (14.22%) Web Developer
4 20 (9.80%) .NET Developer
5 18 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 18 (8.82%) Architect
6 15 (7.35%) C# Developer
7 13 (6.37%) Java Web Developer
8 12 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
8 12 (5.88%) Web Engineer
8 12 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
9 11 (5.39%) Java Software Engineer
9 11 (5.39%) Software Engineer
9 11 (5.39%) Consultant
10 10 (4.90%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.94%) Technical Architect
13 6 (2.94%) Front-End Web Developer
13 6 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (87.25%) XML
2 151 (74.02%) HTML
3 115 (56.37%) CSS
4 111 (54.41%) Web Services
5 68 (33.33%) J2EE
6 65 (31.86%) .NET
7 54 (26.47%) jQuery
8 52 (25.49%) ASP.NET
9 51 (25.00%) Ajax
10 48 (23.53%) SOAP
10 48 (23.53%) XSLT
11 45 (22.06%) XSD
12 41 (20.10%) Spring
13 39 (19.12%) JSP
14 37 (18.14%) HTML5
15 35 (17.16%) REST
15 35 (17.16%) JSON
16 33 (16.18%) Servlets
17 31 (15.20%) WSDL
18 29 (14.22%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.84%) Social Media
1 16 (7.84%) Mobile App
2 15 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.39%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.90%) N-Tier
4 10 (4.90%) iPad
5 6 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.96%) Taxonomies
6 4 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.96%) User Experience
7 3 (1.47%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.98%) DataPower
8 2 (0.98%) Social Network
8 2 (0.98%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.98%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.98%) W3C
8 2 (0.98%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.49%) Derivative
9 1 (0.49%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 53 (25.98%) Linux
2 32 (15.69%) UNIX
3 22 (10.78%) Windows
4 6 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.47%) Android
6 3 (1.47%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.98%) Solaris
8 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (46.08%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (39.22%) TDD
3 63 (30.88%) Scrum
4 57 (27.94%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (25.00%) SOA
6 49 (24.02%) MVC
7 46 (22.55%) Web Development
8 35 (17.16%) E-Commerce
9 29 (14.22%) Software Engineering
10 28 (13.73%) OO
11 22 (10.78%) SDLC
12 21 (10.29%) Kanban
12 21 (10.29%) Content Management
13 20 (9.80%) Pair Programming
13 20 (9.80%) Automated Testing
13 20 (9.80%) UML
14 18 (8.82%) Open Source
15 17 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
16 15 (7.35%) Multithreading
16 15 (7.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 135 (66.18%) JavaScript
2 113 (55.39%) Java
3 72 (35.29%) SQL
4 66 (32.35%) C#
5 34 (16.67%) XPath
6 19 (9.31%) T-SQL
7 13 (6.37%) VB
7 13 (6.37%) VB6
8 12 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 12 (5.88%) C++
9 10 (4.90%) Groovy
10 8 (3.92%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.43%) C
11 7 (3.43%) PHP
12 6 (2.94%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.94%) Python
13 5 (2.45%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.45%) VBA
13 5 (2.45%) Perl
14 4 (1.96%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (8.82%) Degree
2 10 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.24%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.49%) HL7
3 1 (0.49%) HIPAA
System Software
1 5 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.45%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle EDQ
3 2 (0.98%) Ansible
3 2 (0.98%) SCOM
4 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (26.96%) Oracle
2 22 (10.78%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.82%) New Relic
4 15 (7.35%) IBM
5 13 (6.37%) Perforce
6 10 (4.90%) ATG
6 10 (4.90%) Endeca
7 9 (4.41%) Sybase
8 7 (3.43%) Adobe
8 7 (3.43%) Zend
9 6 (2.94%) Nintex
10 5 (2.45%) Tableau
10 5 (2.45%) Siemens
11 4 (1.96%) Sitecore
12 3 (1.47%) MuleSoft
12 3 (1.47%) VMware
13 2 (0.98%) Actimize
13 2 (0.98%) Apple
13 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.98%) HP
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