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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 549 541 474
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -67
Contract jobs citing XSL 79 93 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.62% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 68 91
Median daily rate £394 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.63% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
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
15152 14927 14335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.19% 28.63% 28.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10586 10286 9232
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 £301 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 259 195
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £17.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -33 44 £455 -5.20% 12
South East +21 16 £375 +20.96% 3
North West +16 8 £331 +1.92%
East of England +25 5 £375 +70.45%
South West -2 4 £325 -2.25% 1
East Midlands -3 1 £401 +23.23% 2
XSL
UK

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 135 (92.47%) XML
2 80 (54.79%) JavaScript
3 76 (52.05%) Java
4 74 (50.68%) HTML
5 73 (50.00%) Web Services
6 70 (47.95%) SQL
7 58 (39.73%) CSS
8 54 (36.99%) XSD
9 42 (28.77%) Oracle
10 39 (26.71%) C#
11 38 (26.03%) .NET
11 38 (26.03%) SOAP
12 37 (25.34%) Microsoft
13 36 (24.66%) XSLT
14 35 (23.97%) SOA
14 35 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (22.60%) SDLC
16 32 (21.92%) REST
16 32 (21.92%) OO
17 31 (21.23%) Linux
18 28 (19.18%) Spring
19 27 (18.49%) MVC
19 27 (18.49%) PHP
20 26 (17.81%) HTTP
20 26 (17.81%) Finance
21 25 (17.12%) JMS
22 24 (16.44%) MS Excel
23 22 (15.07%) Oracle Database
24 21 (14.38%) RESTful
25 20 (13.70%) Git (software)

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 15 (10.27%) Apache
1 15 (10.27%) CMS
1 15 (10.27%) IIS
2 14 (9.59%) WebLogic
3 12 (8.22%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.48%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (4.11%) Mule
5 6 (4.11%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (3.42%) MQSeries
7 4 (2.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.74%) JBoss
7 4 (2.74%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.05%) GlassFish
8 3 (2.05%) Liferay
9 2 (1.37%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.68%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.68%) Confluence
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 24 (16.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.37%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.37%) MS Office
2 2 (1.37%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.37%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 2 (1.37%) PTC Creo
2 2 (1.37%) Siemens NX
2 2 (1.37%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (7.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (6.85%) Magento
3 5 (3.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (2.74%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.68%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.68%) IaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) PaaS
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.81%) HTTP
2 15 (10.27%) LDAP
3 12 (8.22%) SNMP
4 6 (4.11%) HTTPS
4 6 (4.11%) SSL
5 5 (3.42%) FTP
5 5 (3.42%) WinSCP
6 3 (2.05%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.37%) DVB
8 1 (0.68%) Internet
8 1 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.07%) Oracle Database
2 18 (12.33%) SQL Server
3 14 (9.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (8.90%) MySQL
4 13 (8.90%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (4.79%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (4.11%) SQLPlus
8 3 (2.05%) DB2
9 2 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.37%) MS Access
9 2 (1.37%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.68%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.68%) Redis
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (13.70%) Git (software)
1 20 (13.70%) SoapUI
2 15 (10.27%) Jenkins
2 15 (10.27%) Maven
3 13 (8.90%) Eclipse
4 11 (7.53%) JUnit
4 11 (7.53%) Subversion
5 9 (6.16%) XMLSpy
6 7 (4.79%) Protractor
7 6 (4.11%) ClearCase
7 6 (4.11%) JIRA
8 5 (3.42%) Selenium
9 4 (2.74%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (2.74%) Vagrant
10 3 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.37%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (1.37%) Grunt
11 2 (1.37%) gulp
11 2 (1.37%) NetBeans
11 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (17.81%) Finance
2 11 (7.53%) Publishing
3 8 (5.48%) Front Office
3 8 (5.48%) Marketing
3 8 (5.48%) Retail
4 6 (4.11%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.42%) Electronics
6 4 (2.74%) Advertising
6 4 (2.74%) Automotive
6 4 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.68%) Games
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 88 (60.27%) Developer
2 28 (19.18%) Architect
3 21 (14.38%) Java Developer
4 17 (11.64%) Software Architect
4 17 (11.64%) XML Developer
5 16 (10.96%) .NET Developer
6 14 (9.59%) Java Architect
7 13 (8.90%) Consultant
8 10 (6.85%) Java Software Architect
9 8 (5.48%) C# Developer
9 8 (5.48%) Magento Developer
10 7 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (4.79%) Designer
10 7 (4.79%) E-Commerce Developer
10 7 (4.79%) Java Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) Lead Developer
11 6 (4.11%) Applications Support
11 6 (4.11%) CRM Developer
11 6 (4.11%) Senior Developer
11 6 (4.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (92.47%) XML
2 74 (50.68%) HTML
3 73 (50.00%) Web Services
4 58 (39.73%) CSS
5 54 (36.99%) XSD
6 38 (26.03%) .NET
6 38 (26.03%) SOAP
7 36 (24.66%) XSLT
8 32 (21.92%) REST
9 28 (19.18%) Spring
10 25 (17.12%) JMS
11 21 (14.38%) RESTful
12 20 (13.70%) jQuery
13 19 (13.01%) J2EE
14 18 (12.33%) Java EE
15 17 (11.64%) Ajax
15 17 (11.64%) WSDL
16 16 (10.96%) ASP.NET
16 16 (10.96%) JSP
17 15 (10.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.11%) DataPower
3 5 (3.42%) iPhone
4 4 (2.74%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.05%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.05%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.05%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.05%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.37%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.37%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.37%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.68%) EMV
7 1 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.68%) Life Science
7 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.23%) Linux
2 18 (12.33%) Windows
3 10 (6.85%) Unix
4 5 (3.42%) Android
4 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (23.97%) SOA
2 33 (22.60%) SDLC
3 32 (21.92%) OO
4 27 (18.49%) MVC
5 19 (13.01%) E-Commerce
6 17 (11.64%) TDD
7 16 (10.96%) UML
7 16 (10.96%) Unit Testing
8 15 (10.27%) CRM
9 14 (9.59%) Scrum
10 13 (8.90%) Defect Tracking
10 13 (8.90%) Workflow
11 11 (7.53%) Project Management
11 11 (7.53%) Static Code Analysis
12 10 (6.85%) High Availability
12 10 (6.85%) Migration
12 10 (6.85%) Multithreading
12 10 (6.85%) Use Case
13 9 (6.16%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 80 (54.79%) JavaScript
2 76 (52.05%) Java
3 70 (47.95%) SQL
4 39 (26.71%) C#
5 27 (18.49%) PHP
6 15 (10.27%) VB
7 14 (9.59%) T-SQL
8 12 (8.22%) PL/SQL
9 11 (7.53%) C++
10 8 (5.48%) Python
10 8 (5.48%) VBScript
11 6 (4.11%) Ruby
12 5 (3.42%) C
12 5 (3.42%) Perl
12 5 (3.42%) VB.NET
12 5 (3.42%) VB6
13 4 (2.74%) Delphi
13 4 (2.74%) PL/1
13 4 (2.74%) XPath
14 3 (2.05%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 7 (4.79%) Degree
2 4 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.68%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.48%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.37%) HL7
2 2 (1.37%) SEPA
3 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.05%) Nagios
2 1 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.68%) CloudHub
2 1 (0.68%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.68%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 42 (28.77%) Oracle
2 37 (25.34%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.85%) IBM
4 9 (6.16%) Citrix
4 9 (6.16%) Zend
5 8 (5.48%) SAP
6 6 (4.11%) Informatica
6 6 (4.11%) Northgate
6 6 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.42%) Adobe
7 5 (3.42%) HP
7 5 (3.42%) Xamarin
8 3 (2.05%) Canoo
8 3 (2.05%) Remedy
8 3 (2.05%) Sun
8 3 (2.05%) Tableau
9 2 (1.37%) ATG
9 2 (1.37%) Demandware
9 2 (1.37%) DevExpress
9 2 (1.37%) hybris