The first table below looks at the demand for XSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSL over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 65 47 62
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Contract jobs citing XSL 3 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.34% 0.95% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.54% 4.67% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Average daily rate - £292 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £322 £360
% change year-on-year
+16.45% -10.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
195 107 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.16% 20.30% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 70 88
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £15.97 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.51% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XSL
Buckinghamshire

XSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

XSL Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

XSL
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

XSL Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

XSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

XSL Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) CESG
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) LINQ
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (33.33%) MVC

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Documentum
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) LINQ
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (16.67%) MSMQ
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Taxonomies
2 1 (16.67%) Life Science
2 1 (16.67%) Social Network
2 1 (16.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) Dublin Core
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects