The table below looks at the statistics for XSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSL over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 89 82 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing XSL 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.13% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 0.60% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
XSL
North West

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
336 331 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.93% 26.82% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 205 171
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +30.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

XSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

XSL Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

XSL
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

XSL Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

XSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

XSL Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Ember.js
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Umbraco Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) Ember.js
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (66.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter