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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 536 551 482
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -69
Contract jobs citing XSL 86 91 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.60% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 70 81
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £329 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.46% -6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
15430 15199 14127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.08% 28.77% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10754 10591 9327
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 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 269 158
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £17.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -20 43 £375 -15.49% 9
South East +22 17 £394 +31.25% 4
North West +21 11 £325 - 1
East of England +8 9 £390 +77.27% 1
South West +7 6 £325 -13.33%
XSL
UK

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 136 (88.89%) XML
2 92 (60.13%) JavaScript
3 84 (54.90%) Web Services
4 76 (49.67%) SQL
5 75 (49.02%) HTML
6 69 (45.10%) Java
7 66 (43.14%) CSS
8 60 (39.22%) XSD
9 46 (30.07%) SOAP
10 43 (28.10%) .NET
11 41 (26.80%) C#
12 38 (24.84%) XSLT
12 38 (24.84%) SOA
12 38 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (24.84%) REST
13 37 (24.18%) SDLC
13 37 (24.18%) Linux
14 34 (22.22%) HTTP
14 34 (22.22%) Microsoft
15 31 (20.26%) PHP
15 31 (20.26%) Oracle
16 30 (19.61%) OO
16 30 (19.61%) MVC
17 25 (16.34%) Finance
17 25 (16.34%) Spring
18 23 (15.03%) WSDL
19 22 (14.38%) MS Excel
19 22 (14.38%) E-Commerce
20 21 (13.73%) XHTML
20 21 (13.73%) Oracle Database

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 17 (11.11%) Apache
2 16 (10.46%) IIS
3 14 (9.15%) WebLogic
4 10 (6.54%) CMS
5 9 (5.88%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.58%) Oracle Service Bus
7 6 (3.92%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (3.27%) GlassFish
8 5 (3.27%) Mule
9 4 (2.61%) Apache Solr
9 4 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (2.61%) JBoss
9 4 (2.61%) MQSeries
9 4 (2.61%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (1.96%) ColdFusion
10 3 (1.96%) Liferay
10 3 (1.96%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (14.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.31%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.31%) MS Office
2 2 (1.31%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 17 (11.11%) Magento
2 12 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (3.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (2.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (1.31%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.61%) SaaS
2 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.31%) IaaS
3 2 (1.31%) Office 365
3 2 (1.31%) PaaS
4 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 34 (22.22%) HTTP
2 16 (10.46%) LDAP
3 13 (8.50%) SSL
4 11 (7.19%) FTP
4 11 (7.19%) HTTPS
4 11 (7.19%) WinSCP
5 10 (6.54%) SNMP
6 7 (4.58%) Firewall
6 7 (4.58%) Kerberos
7 3 (1.96%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.31%) DVB
9 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.73%) Oracle Database
2 20 (13.07%) Relational Database
3 19 (12.42%) SQL Server
4 18 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (11.11%) MySQL
6 15 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (4.58%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (3.92%) SQLPlus
9 3 (1.96%) DB2
10 2 (1.31%) MS Access
10 2 (1.31%) PowerPivot
10 2 (1.31%) Spotfire
10 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.31%) SQLite
11 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.65%) Informix
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 18 (11.76%) SoapUI
2 15 (9.80%) XMLSpy
3 13 (8.50%) Maven
4 11 (7.19%) Jenkins
4 11 (7.19%) JUnit
5 10 (6.54%) Eclipse
6 8 (5.23%) ClearCase
7 7 (4.58%) Protractor
8 6 (3.92%) JIRA
9 5 (3.27%) Subversion
10 4 (2.61%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (2.61%) Selenium
10 4 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.96%) NetBeans
11 3 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (1.31%) Gerrit
12 2 (1.31%) Grunt
12 2 (1.31%) gulp
12 2 (1.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (16.34%) Finance
2 14 (9.15%) Publishing
3 7 (4.58%) Front Office
4 6 (3.92%) Automotive
4 6 (3.92%) Marketing
5 5 (3.27%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.27%) Retail
5 5 (3.27%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.61%) Advertising
6 4 (2.61%) Electronics
6 4 (2.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.31%) Games
8 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 101 (66.01%) Developer
2 28 (18.30%) Architect
3 19 (12.42%) Java Developer
4 18 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 18 (11.76%) XML Developer
5 17 (11.11%) Software Architect
6 15 (9.80%) Consultant
6 15 (9.80%) Magento Developer
7 14 (9.15%) Java Architect
8 10 (6.54%) Java Software Architect
9 9 (5.88%) E-Commerce Developer
9 9 (5.88%) Lead Developer
10 7 (4.58%) C# Developer
10 7 (4.58%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.92%) Applications Support
11 6 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (3.92%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
11 6 (3.92%) PHP Developer
11 6 (3.92%) PHP Magento Developer
11 6 (3.92%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (88.89%) XML
2 84 (54.90%) Web Services
3 75 (49.02%) HTML
4 66 (43.14%) CSS
5 60 (39.22%) XSD
6 46 (30.07%) SOAP
7 43 (28.10%) .NET
8 38 (24.84%) REST
8 38 (24.84%) XSLT
9 25 (16.34%) Spring
10 23 (15.03%) WSDL
11 21 (13.73%) XHTML
12 18 (11.76%) JMS
12 18 (11.76%) jQuery
13 17 (11.11%) ASP.NET
13 17 (11.11%) Java EE
13 17 (11.11%) RESTful
14 16 (10.46%) AngularJS
15 15 (9.80%) HTML5
16 14 (9.15%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.50%) DataPower
3 5 (3.27%) iPhone
4 4 (2.61%) CMDB
4 4 (2.61%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.31%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.65%) Life Science
7 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.65%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (24.18%) Linux
2 19 (12.42%) Windows
3 6 (3.92%) Unix
4 5 (3.27%) Android
4 5 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (24.84%) SOA
2 37 (24.18%) SDLC
3 30 (19.61%) MVC
3 30 (19.61%) OO
4 22 (14.38%) E-Commerce
5 19 (12.42%) Defect Tracking
6 17 (11.11%) Workflow
7 15 (9.80%) OO PHP
8 14 (9.15%) UML
9 13 (8.50%) CRM
9 13 (8.50%) Open Source
9 13 (8.50%) TDD
10 11 (7.19%) B2B
10 11 (7.19%) EAI
10 11 (7.19%) Static Code Analysis
11 10 (6.54%) High Availability
11 10 (6.54%) Project Management
11 10 (6.54%) Unit Testing
12 9 (5.88%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 92 (60.13%) JavaScript
2 76 (49.67%) SQL
3 69 (45.10%) Java
4 41 (26.80%) C#
5 31 (20.26%) PHP
6 18 (11.76%) VB
7 17 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 11 (7.19%) PL/SQL
9 10 (6.54%) C++
10 9 (5.88%) VB6
11 8 (5.23%) VB.NET
11 8 (5.23%) VBScript
11 8 (5.23%) XPath
12 6 (3.92%) XQuery
13 4 (2.61%) C
14 3 (1.96%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.96%) Python
14 3 (1.96%) SOQL
14 3 (1.96%) Tcl
15 2 (1.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (4.58%) Degree
2 4 (2.61%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.31%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) HL7
2 1 (0.65%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (2.61%) Varnish
2 1 (0.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.96%) Nagios
3 2 (1.31%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.65%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 34 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 31 (20.26%) Oracle
3 17 (11.11%) IBM
4 15 (9.80%) Zend
5 13 (8.50%) HP
6 7 (4.58%) Citrix
6 7 (4.58%) SAP
7 6 (3.92%) Informatica
7 6 (3.92%) Northgate
7 6 (3.92%) Remedy
7 6 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (3.27%) ServiceNow
8 5 (3.27%) Xamarin
9 4 (2.61%) Adobe
9 4 (2.61%) BMC
10 3 (1.96%) Canoo
10 3 (1.96%) Tableau
11 2 (1.31%) DevExpress
11 2 (1.31%) F5
11 2 (1.31%) Riverbed
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