The table below looks at the statistics for XSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSL over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 137 126 125
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing XSL 4 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.75% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +78.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £365 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £435 £214
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
793 801 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.43% 28.21% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 450 538
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.28 £16.00 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.96 £42.29
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 the North West

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

XSL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

XSL
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

XSL Daily Rate Trend in the North West

XSL
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

XSL Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

XSL
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSL within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -12 2 £300 -33.33% 4
Lancashire - - - -
XSL
England

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) Umbraco
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (16.67%) PowerMock
6 1 (16.67%) Office 365
6 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
6 1 (16.67%) JAX-RS
6 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) JSON
6 1 (16.67%) JIRA

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) Informix
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Mockito
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Introscope
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Umbraco Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (16.67%) PowerMock
5 1 (16.67%) JAX-RS
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) Spring
5 1 (16.67%) J2EE
5 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
5 1 (16.67%) JDBC
5 1 (16.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Online Banking
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Perforce
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Compuware
1 1 (16.67%) HP
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