The table below looks at the statistics for XSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSL over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 342 374 326
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -48
Contract jobs citing XSL 73 49 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.99% 0.62% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 26 39
Average daily rate
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£405 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £46.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +87.75%
XSL
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7405 7917 7185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.15% 31.34% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5526 5779 5142
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 62
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

XSL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XSL across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XSL Jobs Demand Trend in London

XSL
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XSL across the London region.

XSL Daily Rate Trend in London

XSL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSL across the London region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

XSL Daily Rate Histogram in London

XSL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XSL across the London region.

XSL Hourly Rate Trend in London

XSL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSL within the London region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
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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
City of London +31 20 £400 -8.57% 5
Docklands, London - 3 £228 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £550 -
Ealing - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
XSL
England

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 125 (93.28%) XML
2 111 (82.84%) HTML
3 86 (64.18%) Java
4 78 (58.21%) JavaScript
4 78 (58.21%) Web Services
4 78 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (57.46%) XSD
5 77 (57.46%) CSS
6 62 (46.27%) J2EE
6 62 (46.27%) TDD
7 61 (45.52%) Scrum
8 59 (44.03%) Subversion
9 58 (43.28%) Linux
10 55 (41.04%) Oracle
11 51 (38.06%) E-Commerce
12 49 (36.57%) SOAP
13 48 (35.82%) Retail
14 45 (33.58%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (32.09%) WSDL
16 42 (31.34%) Ant
16 42 (31.34%) RESTful
16 42 (31.34%) Content Management
17 40 (29.85%) Maven
18 39 (29.10%) SQL
19 38 (28.36%) WebLogic
19 38 (28.36%) JBoss
20 37 (27.61%) ERP
20 37 (27.61%) ATG
20 37 (27.61%) Endeca
20 37 (27.61%) Ajax

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 38 (28.36%) JBoss
1 38 (28.36%) WebLogic
2 20 (14.93%) Apache
3 15 (11.19%) CMS
4 12 (8.96%) IIS
5 9 (6.72%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (3.73%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.99%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.75%) Node.js
9 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Photoshop
1 3 (2.24%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
1 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.70%) SNMP
2 1 (0.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.70%) MySQL
1 13 (9.70%) Oracle Database
2 12 (8.96%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.72%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.99%) DB2
6 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.49%) OLTP
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 59 (44.03%) Subversion
2 42 (31.34%) Ant
3 40 (29.85%) Maven
4 18 (13.43%) Git (software)
5 11 (8.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (7.46%) JIRA
6 10 (7.46%) Eclipse
7 9 (6.72%) Selenium
8 8 (5.97%) JUnit
8 8 (5.97%) Mercurial
8 8 (5.97%) Redmine
8 8 (5.97%) FogBugz
8 8 (5.97%) Trac
9 5 (3.73%) NUnit
9 5 (3.73%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.73%) Mockito
9 5 (3.73%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.99%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.99%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.99%) QUnit
General
1 48 (35.82%) Retail
2 22 (16.42%) Finance
3 8 (5.97%) Publishing
4 4 (2.99%) Banking
5 3 (2.24%) Legal
5 3 (2.24%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.49%) Billing
7 1 (0.75%) Local Government
7 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.75%) Back Office
7 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 118 (88.06%) Developer
2 14 (10.45%) Java Developer
3 10 (7.46%) Java Engineer
4 9 (6.72%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (6.72%) PHP Developer
5 8 (5.97%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 7 (5.22%) .NET Developer
7 6 (4.48%) Software Engineer
7 6 (4.48%) CRM Developer
7 6 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 5 (3.73%) UI Developer
8 5 (3.73%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (3.73%) UI Programmer
8 5 (3.73%) Lead Developer
9 4 (2.99%) C# Developer
9 4 (2.99%) Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) VB Developer
9 4 (2.99%) ASP Developer
9 4 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.24%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (93.28%) XML
2 111 (82.84%) HTML
3 78 (58.21%) Web Services
4 77 (57.46%) CSS
4 77 (57.46%) XSD
5 62 (46.27%) J2EE
6 49 (36.57%) SOAP
7 43 (32.09%) WSDL
8 42 (31.34%) RESTful
9 37 (27.61%) Ajax
10 33 (24.63%) .NET
11 31 (23.13%) XHTML
12 27 (20.15%) HTML5
13 22 (16.42%) jQuery
14 19 (14.18%) CSS3
15 18 (13.43%) Spring
16 17 (12.69%) Hibernate
16 17 (12.69%) Struts
17 15 (11.19%) JSP
18 14 (10.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.87%) Social Media
1 36 (26.87%) iPad
2 10 (7.46%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.48%) W3C
5 4 (2.99%) User Experience
6 3 (2.24%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.49%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.49%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.75%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.75%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 58 (43.28%) Linux
2 5 (3.73%) Windows
3 3 (2.24%) Windows 2000
3 3 (2.24%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.49%) Android
5 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (46.27%) TDD
3 61 (45.52%) Scrum
4 51 (38.06%) E-Commerce
5 45 (33.58%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (31.34%) Content Management
7 37 (27.61%) ERP
8 36 (26.87%) Waterfall
9 34 (25.37%) OO
10 28 (20.90%) SOA
11 20 (14.93%) MVC
12 19 (14.18%) UML
13 18 (13.43%) Software Engineering
14 14 (10.45%) User Stories
15 13 (9.70%) Multithreading
16 10 (7.46%) Responsive Web Design
16 10 (7.46%) E-business
16 10 (7.46%) B2B
17 9 (6.72%) CRM
18 8 (5.97%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (64.18%) Java
2 78 (58.21%) JavaScript
3 39 (29.10%) SQL
4 36 (26.87%) Groovy
5 20 (14.93%) C#
6 13 (9.70%) Shell Script
7 11 (8.21%) PHP
7 11 (8.21%) PL/SQL
8 9 (6.72%) VB6
8 9 (6.72%) VBScript
8 9 (6.72%) VB
9 8 (5.97%) PHP5
10 6 (4.48%) Python
11 5 (3.73%) C++
12 4 (2.99%) C
13 2 (1.49%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.49%) Ruby
14 1 (0.75%) XPath
14 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.75%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 16 (11.94%) Degree
2 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) MCSD
3 1 (0.75%) ISEB
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.75%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.75%) Netcool
Vendors
1 55 (41.04%) Oracle
2 37 (27.61%) ATG
2 37 (27.61%) Endeca
3 36 (26.87%) Perforce
4 14 (10.45%) Microsoft
5 10 (7.46%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (6.72%) Adobe
6 9 (6.72%) Zend
7 6 (4.48%) Google
8 5 (3.73%) Facebook
8 5 (3.73%) Twitter
9 4 (2.99%) Sitecore
10 3 (2.24%) Canoo
10 3 (2.24%) hybris
11 2 (1.49%) Sun
11 2 (1.49%) Murex
12 1 (0.75%) Citrix
12 1 (0.75%) Remedy
12 1 (0.75%) IBM
12 1 (0.75%) CollabNet