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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 457 491 366
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -125
Contract jobs citing XSL 127 91 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.18% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.93% 0.66% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 57 85
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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
13693 13713 11856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.10% 27.27% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8983 9024 7581
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 205 335
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.82 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +12 62 £475 +11.76% 11
South East +5 23 £375 -1.63% 5
Yorkshire -4 14 £400 +45.45% 1
North West -12 8 £388 -8.82% 1
South West +10 7 £350 -9.09% 1
East of England +18 4 - -
North East - 4 - - 1
West Midlands -20 2 £494 +31.66% 3
XSL
UK

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 197 (88.34%) XML
2 135 (60.54%) HTML
3 113 (50.67%) JavaScript
4 112 (50.22%) Java
5 110 (49.33%) CSS
6 102 (45.74%) Agile Software Development
7 98 (43.95%) Web Services
8 88 (39.46%) SQL
9 77 (34.53%) Oracle
10 73 (32.74%) TDD
11 70 (31.39%) Linux
12 69 (30.94%) .NET
13 67 (30.04%) Scrum
14 66 (29.60%) SOAP
15 59 (26.46%) XSD
15 59 (26.46%) J2EE
16 57 (25.56%) C#
17 50 (22.42%) ASP.NET
18 49 (21.97%) SQL Server
18 49 (21.97%) XSLT
18 49 (21.97%) Spring
19 43 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
19 43 (19.28%) Relational Database
20 41 (18.39%) REST
20 41 (18.39%) Microsoft
21 40 (17.94%) Content Management
22 37 (16.59%) WebLogic
22 37 (16.59%) jQuery
23 36 (16.14%) Git (software)
23 36 (16.14%) Oracle Database

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 37 (16.59%) WebLogic
2 23 (10.31%) JBoss
3 21 (9.42%) IIS
4 19 (8.52%) SharePoint
5 18 (8.07%) WebSphere
6 15 (6.73%) Apache
7 12 (5.38%) CMS
8 10 (4.48%) Mule
8 10 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (4.04%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (4.04%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (3.14%) IBM HTTP Server
10 7 (3.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 7 (3.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (2.69%) Lync
12 4 (1.79%) Apache Pig
13 3 (1.35%) Tomcat
13 3 (1.35%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (9.87%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.48%) InfoPath
3 8 (3.59%) MS Office
4 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.45%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (3.14%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.79%) Teamcenter
4 3 (1.35%) Magento
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.90%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.45%) AWD
6 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.14%) Office 365
2 6 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.69%) Yammer
3 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.83%) Intranet
1 13 (5.83%) Internet
2 11 (4.93%) HTTP
3 6 (2.69%) SNMP
4 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.90%) SSL
6 1 (0.45%) SAN
6 1 (0.45%) Telnet
6 1 (0.45%) FTP
6 1 (0.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (21.97%) SQL Server
2 43 (19.28%) Relational Database
3 36 (16.14%) Oracle Database
4 24 (10.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 22 (9.87%) DB2
6 16 (7.17%) MySQL
7 13 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (4.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (4.48%) PerformancePoint
10 9 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (4.04%) Big Data
11 8 (3.59%) RDBMS
11 8 (3.59%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (3.14%) Informix
12 7 (3.14%) MS Access
12 7 (3.14%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 7 (3.14%) Oracle9i Database
12 7 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (16.14%) Git (software)
1 36 (16.14%) Maven
2 35 (15.70%) Subversion
3 32 (14.35%) Visual Studio
4 26 (11.66%) JUnit
5 22 (9.87%) Ant
6 16 (7.17%) Jenkins
7 11 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (4.48%) Selenium
9 8 (3.59%) Cucumber
9 8 (3.59%) Mockito
9 8 (3.59%) Eclipse
10 7 (3.14%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.79%) MSBuild
11 4 (1.79%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.35%) JIRA
13 2 (0.90%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.90%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.90%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.90%) Moq
General
1 36 (16.14%) Finance
2 25 (11.21%) Retail
3 9 (4.04%) Banking
4 2 (0.90%) Marketing
4 2 (0.90%) Military
4 2 (0.90%) Front Office
4 2 (0.90%) Automotive
4 2 (0.90%) Publishing
4 2 (0.90%) Electronics
4 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.45%) Back Office
5 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.45%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 169 (75.78%) Developer
2 55 (24.66%) Java Developer
3 29 (13.00%) Architect
4 22 (9.87%) .NET Developer
5 16 (7.17%) Front-End Developer
6 15 (6.73%) Senior Developer
7 11 (4.93%) Consultant
7 11 (4.93%) Web Developer
8 10 (4.48%) Analyst
8 10 (4.48%) C# Developer
9 9 (4.04%) SharePoint Architect
10 8 (3.59%) Front-End Web Developer
10 8 (3.59%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (3.59%) Software Developer
11 7 (3.14%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.14%) AWS Developer
11 7 (3.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 6 (2.69%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
12 6 (2.69%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (88.34%) XML
2 135 (60.54%) HTML
3 110 (49.33%) CSS
4 98 (43.95%) Web Services
5 69 (30.94%) .NET
6 66 (29.60%) SOAP
7 59 (26.46%) XSD
7 59 (26.46%) J2EE
8 50 (22.42%) ASP.NET
9 49 (21.97%) XSLT
9 49 (21.97%) Spring
10 41 (18.39%) REST
11 37 (16.59%) jQuery
12 36 (16.14%) JMS
13 34 (15.25%) Ajax
14 32 (14.35%) Servlets
15 31 (13.90%) WSDL
16 30 (13.45%) XHTML
16 30 (13.45%) Java EE
17 29 (13.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.73%) Social Media
2 15 (6.73%) iPad
3 12 (5.38%) Open Source
4 11 (4.93%) Taxonomies
4 11 (4.93%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.48%) W3C
6 9 (4.04%) N-Tier
6 9 (4.04%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.69%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (2.24%) Online Banking
9 4 (1.79%) User Experience
9 4 (1.79%) NHS
9 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.35%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.90%) EMV
12 1 (0.45%) Freedom of Information
12 1 (0.45%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 70 (31.39%) Linux
2 24 (10.76%) UNIX
3 14 (6.28%) Windows
4 6 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.90%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (45.74%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (32.74%) TDD
3 67 (30.04%) Scrum
4 43 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (17.94%) Content Management
6 36 (16.14%) E-Commerce
7 35 (15.70%) MVC
8 28 (12.56%) OO
9 23 (10.31%) SOA
9 23 (10.31%) Web Development
10 21 (9.42%) Multithreading
10 21 (9.42%) Software Engineering
11 20 (8.97%) UML
11 20 (8.97%) Unit Testing
11 20 (8.97%) BDD
12 19 (8.52%) ERP
13 17 (7.62%) Web Application Development
14 16 (7.17%) Static Code Analysis
14 16 (7.17%) Waterfall
15 14 (6.28%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 113 (50.67%) JavaScript
2 112 (50.22%) Java
3 88 (39.46%) SQL
4 57 (25.56%) C#
5 28 (12.56%) PL/SQL
6 25 (11.21%) XPath
7 15 (6.73%) Groovy
8 11 (4.93%) T-SQL
8 11 (4.93%) VBScript
8 11 (4.93%) Perl
8 11 (4.93%) PHP
9 10 (4.48%) PowerShell
9 10 (4.48%) VB
9 10 (4.48%) VB6
10 8 (3.59%) C++
11 7 (3.14%) VBA
11 7 (3.14%) Python
12 6 (2.69%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.79%) C
14 3 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (9.87%) Degree
2 9 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.45%) MCSD
5 1 (0.45%) HNC
5 1 (0.45%) HND
5 1 (0.45%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.83%) QA
2 4 (1.79%) HL7
3 3 (1.35%) DICOM
System Software
1 4 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.45%) Firmware
2 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.90%) Puppet
2 2 (0.90%) Control-M
3 1 (0.45%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.45%) Netcool
3 1 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.45%) Ansible
3 1 (0.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 77 (34.53%) Oracle
2 41 (18.39%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.07%) Perforce
4 16 (7.17%) IBM
5 15 (6.73%) Endeca
5 15 (6.73%) ATG
6 9 (4.04%) Sybase
6 9 (4.04%) Sitecore
7 8 (3.59%) Atomikos
7 8 (3.59%) Axway
8 5 (2.24%) VMware
8 5 (2.24%) Adobe
8 5 (2.24%) DevExpress
8 5 (2.24%) Zend
8 5 (2.24%) Syncfusion
9 4 (1.79%) Tableau
9 4 (1.79%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.79%) Siemens
9 4 (1.79%) HP
9 4 (1.79%) SAP
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