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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSL over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 149 153 141
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing XSL 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.072% 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 0.30% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Median daily rate £275 £550 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +69.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £550 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £550 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £338 £358
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.75 -
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
959 989 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.52% 23.84% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 595 518
Median daily rate £375 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 37 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% -15.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

XSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing XSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSL across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

XSL Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSL within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 6 £275 -
Cheshire +14 1 £460 -
Manchester 0 1 - -
XSL
England

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for XSL.

1 17 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (88.24%) SQL
2 15 (88.24%) .NET
3 14 (82.35%) CSS
3 14 (82.35%) HTML
4 13 (76.47%) XSD
5 12 (70.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (70.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
7 10 (58.82%) VB.NET
8 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
9 7 (41.18%) VB6
9 7 (41.18%) VB
9 7 (41.18%) C#
10 6 (35.29%) Web Services
10 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
11 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (23.53%) Publishing
12 4 (23.53%) XML Messaging
12 4 (23.53%) Workflow
12 4 (23.53%) SOAP
12 4 (23.53%) CRM
12 4 (23.53%) SOA
12 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
12 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
12 4 (23.53%) Silverlight
12 4 (23.53%) RESTful
12 4 (23.53%) Workflow Development
13 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (17.65%) Feasibility Study

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Informix
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Introscope
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Log4j
3 1 (5.88%) Mockito
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) SonarQube
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Publishing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) .NET Developer
3 8 (47.06%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) CRM Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# WCF Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) WCF Developer
6 1 (5.88%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (88.24%) .NET
3 14 (82.35%) CSS
3 14 (82.35%) HTML
4 13 (76.47%) XSD
5 6 (35.29%) Web Services
6 4 (23.53%) RESTful
6 4 (23.53%) Silverlight
6 4 (23.53%) SOAP
6 4 (23.53%) XML Messaging
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (17.65%) jQuery
7 3 (17.65%) WCF
8 1 (5.88%) J2EE
8 1 (5.88%) JDBC
8 1 (5.88%) Servlets
8 1 (5.88%) Spring
8 1 (5.88%) WSDL
8 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) CRM
2 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
2 4 (23.53%) SOA
2 4 (23.53%) Workflow
2 4 (23.53%) Workflow Development
3 3 (17.65%) Feasibility Study
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
3 3 (17.65%) SEO
4 2 (11.76%) Open Source
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.88%) SFIA
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 10 (58.82%) VB.NET
4 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
5 7 (41.18%) C#
5 7 (41.18%) VB
5 7 (41.18%) VB6
6 3 (17.65%) Java
7 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Compuware
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Perforce