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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 532 489 510
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +21
Contract jobs citing XSL 64 104 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.82% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 64 24
Average daily rate £420 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £358 £346
% change year-on-year
-15.94% +3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.63 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 - £15.19
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
13519 12732 12319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.65% 27.04% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9470 8568 7886
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 179 254
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.28 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSL within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -21 32 £458 +19.60% 19
South East +14 14 £425 +13.33% 5
South West +9 10 £375 -11.24% 5
East of England -3 3 - - 1
North West -21 2 - -
West Midlands -13 1 £400 +19.40% 5
North East - 1 - -
XSL
UK

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 120 (90.91%) XML
2 93 (70.45%) HTML
3 82 (62.12%) JavaScript
4 75 (56.82%) Java
5 67 (50.76%) Web Services
6 65 (49.24%) CSS
6 65 (49.24%) SQL
7 52 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (31.06%) XSD
9 40 (30.30%) SOAP
9 40 (30.30%) .NET
10 39 (29.55%) C#
11 37 (28.03%) SOA
12 36 (27.27%) TDD
12 36 (27.27%) Ajax
13 34 (25.76%) XSLT
13 34 (25.76%) Linux
14 32 (24.24%) Scrum
15 31 (23.48%) J2EE
16 29 (21.97%) REST
17 28 (21.21%) Oracle
18 26 (19.70%) E-Commerce
18 26 (19.70%) Spring
18 26 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
19 25 (18.94%) Microsoft
19 25 (18.94%) SQL Server
19 25 (18.94%) ASP.NET
20 23 (17.42%) JMS
21 22 (16.67%) Retail
21 22 (16.67%) OO

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (13.64%) Apache
2 16 (12.12%) WebLogic
3 13 (9.85%) CMS
3 13 (9.85%) WebSphere
4 12 (9.09%) IIS
5 11 (8.33%) JBoss
6 8 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (5.30%) SharePoint
8 6 (4.55%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (2.27%) MQSeries
9 3 (2.27%) Node.js
9 3 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.52%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.52%) PrestaShop
10 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.52%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 1 (0.76%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.03%) MS Office
2 4 (3.03%) Siemens NX
3 3 (2.27%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.52%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.52%) MS Project
5 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.76%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (4.55%) Teamcenter
3 5 (3.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (3.03%) Magento
5 2 (1.52%) BigMachines
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (1.52%) Primavera
5 2 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.52%) Office 365
1 2 (1.52%) PaaS
1 2 (1.52%) Sage Pay
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.33%) SNMP
2 6 (4.55%) HTTP
2 6 (4.55%) Intranet
3 4 (3.03%) LDAP
4 2 (1.52%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (1.52%) DVB
4 2 (1.52%) FTP
4 2 (1.52%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.52%) Internet
4 2 (1.52%) SSL
4 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.52%) WinSCP
5 1 (0.76%) DNS
5 1 (0.76%) Firewall
5 1 (0.76%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.94%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.12%) Relational Database
3 14 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (6.06%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.55%) MySQL
6 6 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.79%) DB2
7 5 (3.79%) OLAP
7 5 (3.79%) OLAP Cube
8 4 (3.03%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.27%) Data Mart
9 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (2.27%) MS Access
9 3 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.27%) Spotfire
9 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (13.64%) Subversion
2 16 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 15 (11.36%) Maven
4 12 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 11 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 10 (7.58%) Jenkins
6 10 (7.58%) JUnit
6 10 (7.58%) SoapUI
6 10 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (6.82%) Ant
8 6 (4.55%) ClearCase
8 6 (4.55%) JMeter
9 5 (3.79%) Selenium
10 4 (3.03%) Vagrant
11 3 (2.27%) NetBeans
12 2 (1.52%) JIRA
12 2 (1.52%) VisualAge
12 2 (1.52%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 2 (1.52%) XMLSpy
13 1 (0.76%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (16.67%) Retail
2 10 (7.58%) Finance
3 6 (4.55%) Front Office
4 5 (3.79%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.79%) Marketing
4 5 (3.79%) Publishing
5 4 (3.03%) Banking
6 3 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.52%) Back Office
7 2 (1.52%) Billing
7 2 (1.52%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.76%) Advertising
8 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Military
8 1 (0.76%) Vietnamese Language
Job Titles
1 91 (68.94%) Developer
2 25 (18.94%) Java Developer
3 23 (17.42%) Architect
4 17 (12.88%) .NET Developer
5 12 (9.09%) Software Architect
6 11 (8.33%) Java Engineer
6 11 (8.33%) XML Developer
7 8 (6.06%) Web Developer
7 8 (6.06%) Web Engineer
7 8 (6.06%) XML XSLT Developer
8 7 (5.30%) BizTalk Developer
8 7 (5.30%) HTML Developer
8 7 (5.30%) Java Architect
8 7 (5.30%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.30%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (4.55%) HTML CSS Developer
9 6 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (4.55%) SQL Developer
10 5 (3.79%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (90.91%) XML
2 93 (70.45%) HTML
3 67 (50.76%) Web Services
4 65 (49.24%) CSS
5 41 (31.06%) XSD
6 40 (30.30%) .NET
6 40 (30.30%) SOAP
7 36 (27.27%) Ajax
8 34 (25.76%) XSLT
9 31 (23.48%) J2EE
10 29 (21.97%) REST
11 26 (19.70%) Spring
12 25 (18.94%) ASP.NET
13 23 (17.42%) JMS
14 21 (15.91%) jQuery
15 20 (15.15%) HTML5
15 20 (15.15%) JSP
16 18 (13.64%) JSON
16 18 (13.64%) RESTful
17 17 (12.88%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.09%) Social Media
3 11 (8.33%) N-Tier
4 7 (5.30%) iPad
5 6 (4.55%) User Experience
6 5 (3.79%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.27%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.27%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.52%) CMDB
8 2 (1.52%) Life Science
8 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.52%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.76%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.76%) DataPower
9 1 (0.76%) Derivative
9 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.76%) Linux
2 21 (15.91%) Unix
3 14 (10.61%) Windows
4 3 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.52%) Android
5 2 (1.52%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (28.03%) SOA
3 36 (27.27%) TDD
4 32 (24.24%) Scrum
5 26 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (19.70%) E-Commerce
6 22 (16.67%) OO
6 22 (16.67%) SDLC
7 21 (15.91%) Workflow
8 19 (14.39%) MVC
8 19 (14.39%) UML
9 14 (10.61%) Multithreading
10 13 (9.85%) Content Management
10 13 (9.85%) Web Development
11 11 (8.33%) B2B
11 11 (8.33%) User Stories
12 10 (7.58%) E-business
12 10 (7.58%) ERP
12 10 (7.58%) Unit Testing
12 10 (7.58%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 82 (62.12%) JavaScript
2 75 (56.82%) Java
3 65 (49.24%) SQL
4 39 (29.55%) C#
5 15 (11.36%) T-SQL
6 10 (7.58%) C++
6 10 (7.58%) XPath
7 8 (6.06%) PL/SQL
8 7 (5.30%) C
8 7 (5.30%) Groovy
8 7 (5.30%) VB
9 6 (4.55%) PHP
9 6 (4.55%) Python
9 6 (4.55%) Tcl
10 5 (3.79%) Ruby
11 4 (3.03%) Delphi
11 4 (3.03%) Perl
11 4 (3.03%) PL/1
12 3 (2.27%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (13.64%) Degree
2 12 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.52%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.85%) QA
2 4 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.52%) HL7
3 2 (1.52%) SEPA
4 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.76%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 28 (21.21%) Oracle
2 25 (18.94%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.33%) ATG
3 11 (8.33%) IBM
4 7 (5.30%) Endeca
4 7 (5.30%) Perforce
4 7 (5.30%) webMethods
5 6 (4.55%) New Relic
6 5 (3.79%) HP
6 5 (3.79%) Nintex
6 5 (3.79%) VMware
7 4 (3.03%) hybris
7 4 (3.03%) Remedy
8 3 (2.27%) DevExpress
8 3 (2.27%) Murex
8 3 (2.27%) Siemens
8 3 (2.27%) Sitecore
8 3 (2.27%) Syncfusion
8 3 (2.27%) Tableau
8 3 (2.27%) Zend
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