The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 491 351 428
Rank change year-on-year
-140 +77
Contract jobs citing XSL 99 152 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 1.31% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 73 94
Average daily rate £400 £325 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £227 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £322 £360
% change year-on-year
+16.45% -10.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13782 11568 14360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.85% 26.85% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9018 7371 8668
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 331 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XSL
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -39 56 £425 +23.63% 22
West Midlands -6 11 £375 +25.00% 2
South East -41 11 £381 +8.92% 3
East of England -20 8 - -
North West -26 8 £300 -4.38%
East Midlands -9 3 £363 +16.93% 1
Yorkshire -27 1 £275 -32.92% 1
South West -27 1 £385 +10.00% 3
XSL
UK

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 148 (89.70%) XML
2 97 (58.79%) HTML
3 82 (49.70%) Web Services
4 74 (44.85%) Java
5 73 (44.24%) JavaScript
6 67 (40.61%) SQL
7 59 (35.76%) CSS
8 55 (33.33%) Oracle
9 53 (32.12%) XSD
10 49 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (29.09%) SOAP
12 47 (28.48%) XSLT
13 42 (25.45%) .NET
14 41 (24.85%) C#
15 39 (23.64%) J2EE
15 39 (23.64%) Scrum
16 37 (22.42%) Subversion
17 35 (21.21%) Ant
17 35 (21.21%) WSDL
17 35 (21.21%) Microsoft
18 33 (20.00%) SOA
18 33 (20.00%) TDD
18 33 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
19 31 (18.79%) RESTful
20 30 (18.18%) Waterfall
20 30 (18.18%) E-Commerce
21 27 (16.36%) Content Management
21 27 (16.36%) Maven
21 27 (16.36%) Perforce
22 26 (15.76%) Finance

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 18 (10.91%) IIS
2 16 (9.70%) WebLogic
3 15 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 14 (8.48%) Tomcat
5 9 (5.45%) Apache
6 8 (4.85%) CMS
7 7 (4.24%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (3.64%) Oracle Service Bus
8 6 (3.64%) Jadu
8 6 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.82%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.82%) LiveLink
11 2 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.21%) Adobe CQ
12 1 (0.61%) Node.js
12 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.61%) nginx
12 1 (0.61%) JCAPS
12 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.03%) MS Project
3 4 (2.42%) InfoPath
3 4 (2.42%) MS Office
4 3 (1.82%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.82%) XMetaL
5 2 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 15 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (3.64%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.61%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.52%) SaaS
2 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.03%) IaaS
3 5 (3.03%) PaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Office 365
4 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.67%) HTTP
2 9 (5.45%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.03%) LDAP
3 5 (3.03%) Intranet
4 4 (2.42%) Internet
4 4 (2.42%) FTP
5 1 (0.61%) DNS
5 1 (0.61%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (9.09%) MySQL
3 14 (8.48%) Oracle Database
3 14 (8.48%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (5.45%) RDBMS
6 8 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.42%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.42%) OLTP
8 4 (2.42%) DB2
8 4 (2.42%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.82%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (1.82%) MarkLogic
9 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.21%) Informix
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 37 (22.42%) Subversion
2 35 (21.21%) Ant
3 27 (16.36%) Maven
4 20 (12.12%) JIRA
5 13 (7.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (4.85%) Jenkins
6 8 (4.85%) Git (software)
7 7 (4.24%) Eclipse
7 7 (4.24%) NUnit
8 6 (3.64%) Bugzilla
8 6 (3.64%) JUnit
9 5 (3.03%) FxCop
10 4 (2.42%) JDeveloper
10 4 (2.42%) StyleCop
10 4 (2.42%) Hudson
11 3 (1.82%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.82%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.21%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.21%) Rational Rhapsody
13 1 (0.61%) Redmine
General
1 26 (15.76%) Finance
1 26 (15.76%) Retail
2 10 (6.06%) Banking
3 9 (5.45%) Publishing
4 4 (2.42%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.42%) Back Office
4 4 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.82%) Legal
5 3 (1.82%) Advertising
5 3 (1.82%) Billing
6 2 (1.21%) Marketing
6 2 (1.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 113 (68.48%) Developer
2 21 (12.73%) Consultant
3 15 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 14 (8.48%) Analyst
4 14 (8.48%) .NET Developer
5 11 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 8 (4.85%) Architect
6 8 (4.85%) ServiceNow Developer
7 7 (4.24%) BizTalk Developer
7 7 (4.24%) Administrator
8 6 (3.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (3.64%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 5 (3.03%) Senior BizTalk Developer
9 5 (3.03%) Integration Analyst
9 5 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (3.03%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.03%) Implementation Consultant
9 5 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (3.03%) VB Developer
9 5 (3.03%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (89.70%) XML
2 97 (58.79%) HTML
3 82 (49.70%) Web Services
4 59 (35.76%) CSS
5 53 (32.12%) XSD
6 48 (29.09%) SOAP
7 47 (28.48%) XSLT
8 42 (25.45%) .NET
9 39 (23.64%) J2EE
10 35 (21.21%) WSDL
11 31 (18.79%) RESTful
12 24 (14.55%) XHTML
13 22 (13.33%) JDBC
14 21 (12.73%) HTML5
15 20 (12.12%) ASP.NET
15 20 (12.12%) XML Schema
16 19 (11.52%) jQuery
17 18 (10.91%) REST
17 18 (10.91%) JSP
18 17 (10.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.76%) Social Media
2 24 (14.55%) iPad
3 11 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.24%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.64%) W3C
6 4 (2.42%) CESG
6 4 (2.42%) NHS
7 3 (1.82%) Video on Demand
7 3 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.82%) Semantic Web
7 3 (1.82%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.82%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.82%) Ontologies
7 3 (1.82%) Equities
7 3 (1.82%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.21%) Derivative
8 2 (1.21%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.21%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.21%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.76%) Linux
2 17 (10.30%) Windows
3 9 (5.45%) UNIX
4 4 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.21%) Solaris
5 2 (1.21%) Android
5 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (23.64%) Scrum
3 33 (20.00%) SOA
3 33 (20.00%) TDD
3 33 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 30 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 27 (16.36%) Content Management
6 24 (14.55%) ERP
7 20 (12.12%) Unit Testing
8 16 (9.70%) OOP
8 16 (9.70%) ITIL
9 15 (9.09%) OO
9 15 (9.09%) UML
10 14 (8.48%) Workflow
10 14 (8.48%) Service Management
10 14 (8.48%) ITSM
11 13 (7.88%) CRM
12 12 (7.27%) OOD
13 10 (6.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (44.85%) Java
2 73 (44.24%) JavaScript
3 67 (40.61%) SQL
4 41 (24.85%) C#
5 13 (7.88%) PHP
5 13 (7.88%) PL/SQL
6 12 (7.27%) Groovy
7 10 (6.06%) Python
7 10 (6.06%) XPath
8 9 (5.45%) VB
9 8 (4.85%) T-SQL
9 8 (4.85%) VBScript
10 7 (4.24%) VB.NET
11 6 (3.64%) Shell Script
12 5 (3.03%) VBA
12 5 (3.03%) VB6
13 4 (2.42%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.82%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.82%) C++
14 3 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (8.48%) Degree
2 10 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.21%) ISEB
6 2 (1.21%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) Brainbench
7 1 (0.61%) MCP
7 1 (0.61%) MCAD
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.61%) MCPD
7 1 (0.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.91%) QA
2 8 (4.85%) HL7
3 1 (0.61%) EMIR
3 1 (0.61%) Dublin Core
3 1 (0.61%) WCAG
3 1 (0.61%) WAI
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.61%) Puppet
2 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.61%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 55 (33.33%) Oracle
2 35 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 27 (16.36%) Perforce
4 25 (15.15%) Endeca
4 25 (15.15%) ATG
5 17 (10.30%) JBoss
6 15 (9.09%) ServiceNow
6 15 (9.09%) Remedy
7 12 (7.27%) HP
8 11 (6.67%) BMC
9 8 (4.85%) Adobe
10 5 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (2.42%) Thunderhead
11 4 (2.42%) BEA
11 4 (2.42%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.42%) Sybase
11 4 (2.42%) Zend
11 4 (2.42%) CollabNet
12 3 (1.82%) IBM
13 2 (1.21%) Sun
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £525 per day TO £525 DAY
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago