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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 370 388 328
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -60
Contract jobs citing XSL 39 36 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 0.50% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 32
Average daily rate
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£475 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £374 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £528 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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
6889 7267 6634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.88% 29.96% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5264 5258 4835
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 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £551 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 67
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +5 6 £438 -16.66% 1
Canary Wharf +8 1 £550 -
Chiswick - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
XSL
England

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 120 (93.02%) XML
2 99 (76.74%) HTML
3 88 (68.22%) Java
4 76 (58.91%) XSD
5 74 (57.36%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (56.59%) Web Services
6 73 (56.59%) CSS
7 72 (55.81%) JavaScript
8 60 (46.51%) TDD
9 59 (45.74%) J2EE
10 58 (44.96%) Linux
10 58 (44.96%) Scrum
11 54 (41.86%) Oracle
12 52 (40.31%) Subversion
13 46 (35.66%) SOAP
14 45 (34.88%) E-Commerce
15 42 (32.56%) Retail
16 41 (31.78%) Continuous Integration
16 41 (31.78%) SQL
17 38 (29.46%) Maven
18 37 (28.68%) WebLogic
18 37 (28.68%) WSDL
19 36 (27.91%) Content Management
19 36 (27.91%) Ajax
20 35 (27.13%) Ant
21 34 (26.36%) RESTful
22 32 (24.81%) JBoss
22 32 (24.81%) .NET
23 31 (24.03%) OO
23 31 (24.03%) ATG

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 37 (28.68%) WebLogic
2 32 (24.81%) JBoss
3 20 (15.50%) Apache
4 15 (11.63%) CMS
5 11 (8.53%) IIS
6 9 (6.98%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (3.88%) Mule
8 4 (3.10%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.33%) Apache Pig
9 3 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.55%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (1.55%) Apache Spark
10 2 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.78%) Node.js
11 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Photoshop
1 3 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.78%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.08%) SNMP
2 1 (0.78%) HTTP
2 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.95%) Oracle Database
2 12 (9.30%) MySQL
3 9 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (6.20%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.43%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.10%) DB2
8 3 (2.33%) Big Data
8 3 (2.33%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.33%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.55%) OLTP
9 2 (1.55%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.78%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 52 (40.31%) Subversion
2 38 (29.46%) Maven
3 35 (27.13%) Ant
4 20 (15.50%) Git (software)
5 13 (10.08%) JUnit
6 11 (8.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (7.75%) JIRA
8 9 (6.98%) Eclipse
9 8 (6.20%) Selenium
10 7 (5.43%) Jenkins
11 6 (4.65%) Mercurial
11 6 (4.65%) Visual Studio
11 6 (4.65%) Redmine
11 6 (4.65%) FogBugz
11 6 (4.65%) Trac
12 5 (3.88%) Mockito
12 5 (3.88%) NUnit
12 5 (3.88%) WebDriver
13 4 (3.10%) Cucumber
13 4 (3.10%) QUnit
General
1 42 (32.56%) Retail
2 20 (15.50%) Finance
3 6 (4.65%) Publishing
4 5 (3.88%) Banking
5 3 (2.33%) Legal
5 3 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.55%) Billing
6 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
7 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.78%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 112 (86.82%) Developer
2 19 (14.73%) Java Developer
3 10 (7.75%) Java Engineer
4 9 (6.98%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (5.43%) PHP Developer
6 6 (4.65%) Software Engineer
6 6 (4.65%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 5 (3.88%) UI Programmer
7 5 (3.88%) UI Developer
8 4 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (3.10%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (3.10%) VB Developer
8 4 (3.10%) ASP Developer
8 4 (3.10%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.10%) Architect
8 4 (3.10%) Analyst
8 4 (3.10%) CRM Developer
9 3 (2.33%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (2.33%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (93.02%) XML
2 99 (76.74%) HTML
3 76 (58.91%) XSD
4 73 (56.59%) Web Services
4 73 (56.59%) CSS
5 59 (45.74%) J2EE
6 46 (35.66%) SOAP
7 37 (28.68%) WSDL
8 36 (27.91%) Ajax
9 34 (26.36%) RESTful
10 32 (24.81%) .NET
11 29 (22.48%) XHTML
12 27 (20.93%) HTML5
13 22 (17.05%) Spring
14 21 (16.28%) jQuery
15 19 (14.73%) JMS
15 19 (14.73%) CSS3
16 17 (13.18%) Hibernate
16 17 (13.18%) JSP
17 16 (12.40%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.26%) Social Media
1 30 (23.26%) iPad
2 10 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.20%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.65%) W3C
4 6 (4.65%) User Experience
5 2 (1.55%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.55%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.78%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.78%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 58 (44.96%) Linux
2 5 (3.88%) Windows
3 4 (3.10%) UNIX
4 3 (2.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.33%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.55%) Android
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (57.36%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (46.51%) TDD
3 58 (44.96%) Scrum
4 45 (34.88%) E-Commerce
5 41 (31.78%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (27.91%) Content Management
7 31 (24.03%) OO
8 30 (23.26%) ERP
8 30 (23.26%) Waterfall
9 26 (20.16%) SOA
10 21 (16.28%) UML
11 20 (15.50%) Software Engineering
12 18 (13.95%) MVC
13 17 (13.18%) Multithreading
14 14 (10.85%) User Stories
15 10 (7.75%) B2B
15 10 (7.75%) E-business
16 9 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
17 8 (6.20%) Unit Testing
17 8 (6.20%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 88 (68.22%) Java
2 72 (55.81%) JavaScript
3 41 (31.78%) SQL
4 30 (23.26%) Groovy
5 18 (13.95%) PL/SQL
6 17 (13.18%) C#
7 12 (9.30%) VBScript
8 11 (8.53%) VB
8 11 (8.53%) Shell Script
8 11 (8.53%) VB6
9 9 (6.98%) PHP
10 7 (5.43%) Python
11 6 (4.65%) PHP5
12 5 (3.88%) C++
13 4 (3.10%) XPath
13 4 (3.10%) C
14 3 (2.33%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.55%) Ruby
16 1 (0.78%) Clojure
16 1 (0.78%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 15 (11.63%) Degree
2 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) MCSD
3 1 (0.78%) ISEB
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.78%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.73%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.78%) Netcool
Vendors
1 54 (41.86%) Oracle
2 31 (24.03%) ATG
2 31 (24.03%) Endeca
3 30 (23.26%) Perforce
4 10 (7.75%) Microsoft
5 9 (6.98%) Adobe
6 8 (6.20%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (5.43%) Zend
8 5 (3.88%) Google
9 4 (3.10%) Axway
9 4 (3.10%) Atomikos
9 4 (3.10%) Facebook
9 4 (3.10%) Twitter
10 3 (2.33%) Sitecore
10 3 (2.33%) hybris
10 3 (2.33%) Canoo
11 2 (1.55%) Murex
12 1 (0.78%) New Relic
12 1 (0.78%) IBM
12 1 (0.78%) CollabNet
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