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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
England / North West
Rank 132 155 135
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -20
Contract jobs citing XSL 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.079% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.30% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £275 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £301 £370
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -18.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.50 -

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
808 990 796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.99% 26.03% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 624 521
Median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 40 22
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +64.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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
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 24 January 2017. 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 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 - 2 £275 -
Manchester +11 1 - -
XSL
England

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 14 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (92.86%) XSD
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 13 (92.86%) CSS
3 12 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (78.57%) T-SQL
5 10 (71.43%) VB.NET
6 9 (64.29%) VB6
6 9 (64.29%) VB
7 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
8 4 (28.57%) SOAP
8 4 (28.57%) Web Services
9 3 (21.43%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 3 (21.43%) ColdFusion
9 3 (21.43%) C#
9 3 (21.43%) Feasibility Study
10 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (14.29%) Workflow Development
10 2 (14.29%) Java
10 2 (14.29%) Workflow
10 2 (14.29%) Publishing
10 2 (14.29%) XML Messaging
10 2 (14.29%) CRM
10 2 (14.29%) SOA
10 2 (14.29%) Silverlight

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 (21.43%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (7.14%) Log4j
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) .NET Developer
3 10 (71.43%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) CRM Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# WCF Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.14%) WCF Developer
5 1 (7.14%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 13 (92.86%) XSD
3 4 (28.57%) SOAP
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) RESTful
4 2 (14.29%) Silverlight
4 2 (14.29%) XML Messaging
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (7.14%) JAX-RPC
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) WCF
5 1 (7.14%) WSDL
5 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) CRM
2 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 2 (14.29%) SOA
2 2 (14.29%) Workflow
2 2 (14.29%) Workflow Development
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) DSDM
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) RAD
3 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.14%) SFIA
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) T-SQL
3 10 (71.43%) VB.NET
4 9 (64.29%) VB
4 9 (64.29%) VB6
5 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) C#
7 2 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft