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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 538 500 514
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +14
Contract jobs citing XSL 68 113 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 0.83% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 86 54
Median daily rate £420 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £310 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £368
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +5.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 - -
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
13922 13689 13534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.26% 27.34% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9987 9166 9108
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 191 170
Median hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -5 45 £420 -6.66% 11
South East -19 8 £394 +5.00% 4
South West -8 7 £400 +14.28% 1
East Midlands +8 3 £401 +29.19% 1
West Midlands -13 2 - - 4
Midlands - 2 £450 -
North West -21 1 £325 -16.12% 7
XSL
UK

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 134 (96.40%) XML
2 97 (69.78%) Java
3 72 (51.80%) HTML
4 71 (51.08%) SQL
4 71 (51.08%) Web Services
5 63 (45.32%) JavaScript
6 57 (41.01%) SOAP
7 56 (40.29%) XSD
8 48 (34.53%) SOA
9 47 (33.81%) REST
10 46 (33.09%) JMS
11 45 (32.37%) Oracle
12 43 (30.94%) CSS
13 38 (27.34%) Spring
14 37 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (23.74%) XSLT
16 32 (23.02%) UML
17 29 (20.86%) Linux
18 28 (20.14%) HTTP
18 28 (20.14%) SDLC
19 27 (19.42%) OO
20 26 (18.71%) Ajax
21 23 (16.55%) Scrum
21 23 (16.55%) J2EE
21 23 (16.55%) Middleware
21 23 (16.55%) JSON
22 20 (14.39%) Git (software)
22 20 (14.39%) RESTful
22 20 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
22 20 (14.39%) WSDL

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 19 (13.67%) WebLogic
2 16 (11.51%) WebSphere
3 15 (10.79%) CMS
4 13 (9.35%) Apache
5 12 (8.63%) Oracle Service Bus
6 9 (6.47%) MQSeries
7 8 (5.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (5.76%) Liferay
8 7 (5.04%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (4.32%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 5 (3.60%) Mule
11 4 (2.88%) IIS
11 4 (2.88%) JBoss
11 4 (2.88%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (2.16%) Node.js
12 3 (2.16%) SAP EP
12 3 (2.16%) SAP Portal
12 3 (2.16%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (1.44%) Mule ESB
13 2 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.16%) PTC Creo
2 3 (2.16%) Siemens NX
3 2 (1.44%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.44%) MS Office
3 2 (1.44%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 2 (1.44%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.72%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (5.04%) Teamcenter
2 4 (2.88%) Magento
2 4 (2.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.44%) BigMachines
4 2 (1.44%) Primavera
5 1 (0.72%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.72%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) SaaS
2 1 (0.72%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.14%) HTTP
2 12 (8.63%) LDAP
2 12 (8.63%) SNMP
3 10 (7.19%) HTTPS
4 9 (6.47%) FTP
4 9 (6.47%) WinSCP
5 5 (3.60%) SSL
6 3 (2.16%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.72%) DVB
7 1 (0.72%) Network Security
7 1 (0.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.95%) Oracle Database
2 14 (10.07%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.47%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (5.76%) MySQL
4 8 (5.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.88%) Data Mart
5 4 (2.88%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.88%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.44%) DB2
7 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.44%) Redis
8 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (14.39%) Git (software)
2 19 (13.67%) SoapUI
3 18 (12.95%) Jenkins
3 18 (12.95%) Maven
4 17 (12.23%) Subversion
5 15 (10.79%) ClearCase
6 14 (10.07%) JUnit
7 13 (9.35%) Eclipse
8 9 (6.47%) XMLSpy
9 8 (5.76%) Vagrant
10 5 (3.60%) Selenium
11 4 (2.88%) JMeter
12 3 (2.16%) Ant
12 3 (2.16%) Protractor
12 3 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.44%) Grunt
13 2 (1.44%) gulp
14 1 (0.72%) Apache Ivy
14 1 (0.72%) Hudson
14 1 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (9.35%) Marketing
2 12 (8.63%) Finance
2 12 (8.63%) Retail
3 9 (6.47%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.60%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.88%) Electronics
5 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.44%) Front Office
7 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.72%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Billing
7 1 (0.72%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.72%) French Language
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (52.52%) Developer
2 39 (28.06%) Architect
3 30 (21.58%) Java Developer
4 26 (18.71%) Software Architect
5 15 (10.79%) Java Architect
6 14 (10.07%) XML Developer
7 13 (9.35%) Designer
8 11 (7.91%) Java Software Architect
9 9 (6.47%) Consultant
9 9 (6.47%) Java Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) XML Architect
11 6 (4.32%) Web Engineer
12 5 (3.60%) .NET Developer
12 5 (3.60%) Analyst
12 5 (3.60%) Applications Architect
12 5 (3.60%) PHP Architect
12 5 (3.60%) Senior Developer
13 4 (2.88%) Lead Developer
13 4 (2.88%) Solutions Designer
13 4 (2.88%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (96.40%) XML
2 72 (51.80%) HTML
3 71 (51.08%) Web Services
4 57 (41.01%) SOAP
5 56 (40.29%) XSD
6 47 (33.81%) REST
7 46 (33.09%) JMS
8 43 (30.94%) CSS
9 38 (27.34%) Spring
10 33 (23.74%) XSLT
11 26 (18.71%) Ajax
12 23 (16.55%) J2EE
12 23 (16.55%) JSON
12 23 (16.55%) Middleware
13 20 (14.39%) RESTful
13 20 (14.39%) WSDL
14 19 (13.67%) Java EE
15 17 (12.23%) Hibernate
15 17 (12.23%) JSP
16 15 (10.79%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.32%) SWIFT
3 5 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.16%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.16%) DataPower
5 3 (2.16%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.16%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.16%) User Experience
6 2 (1.44%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.72%) Derivative
7 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.72%) EMV
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.72%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.86%) Linux
2 15 (10.79%) Unix
3 7 (5.04%) Windows
4 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.53%) SOA
2 37 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (23.02%) UML
4 28 (20.14%) SDLC
5 27 (19.42%) OO
6 23 (16.55%) Scrum
7 18 (12.95%) Defect Tracking
7 18 (12.95%) Workflow
8 17 (12.23%) TDD
8 17 (12.23%) Use Case
9 16 (11.51%) E-Commerce
10 14 (10.07%) Migration
10 14 (10.07%) Multithreading
11 13 (9.35%) Project Management
12 12 (8.63%) Change Management
12 12 (8.63%) Static Code Analysis
13 11 (7.91%) B2B
13 11 (7.91%) Content Management
13 11 (7.91%) EAI
13 11 (7.91%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 97 (69.78%) Java
2 71 (51.08%) SQL
3 63 (45.32%) JavaScript
4 19 (13.67%) PHP
5 13 (9.35%) C#
5 13 (9.35%) PL/SQL
6 12 (8.63%) C++
6 12 (8.63%) Ruby
7 11 (7.91%) Python
8 10 (7.19%) C
9 9 (6.47%) Perl
10 8 (5.76%) Delphi
10 8 (5.76%) PL/1
10 8 (5.76%) VB
11 6 (4.32%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.16%) VB6
12 3 (2.16%) VBScript
12 3 (2.16%) XPath
12 3 (2.16%) XQuery
13 2 (1.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (10.07%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.91%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.32%) Degree
4 3 (2.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.95%) QA
2 6 (4.32%) HL7
2 6 (4.32%) SEPA
3 4 (2.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (7.19%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.16%) Nagios
3 1 (0.72%) CloudHub
3 1 (0.72%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.72%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 45 (32.37%) Oracle
2 19 (13.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.19%) SAP
4 9 (6.47%) HP
4 9 (6.47%) IBM
5 8 (5.76%) Adobe
6 7 (5.04%) Remedy
7 6 (4.32%) Siemens
7 6 (4.32%) webMethods
8 5 (3.60%) Murex
8 5 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.88%) Informatica
9 4 (2.88%) Tableau
10 3 (2.16%) ATG
10 3 (2.16%) Citrix
10 3 (2.16%) Sun
10 3 (2.16%) Zend
11 2 (1.44%) Demandware
11 2 (1.44%) hybris
11 2 (1.44%) Sitecore
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