The table below looks at the statistics for XSLT 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 XSLT over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations (XSLT)
Rank 132 115 88
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -27
Contract jobs citing XSLT 21 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.73% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.50% 2.67% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 16
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £262 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £415 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £47.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% +35.71%
XSLT
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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
841 786 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.73% 27.19% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 438 335
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 25
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £22.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £103.00 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

XSLT
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

XSLT Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

XSLT
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

XSLT Daily Rate Trend in the North West

XSLT
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

XSLT Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

XSLT
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 XSLT within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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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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 -16 10 £325 +3.17% 6
Cheshire -1 8 £388 -5.48% 3
Lancashire - 2 £363 -
Merseyside - 1 £375 -
XSLT
England

XSLT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing XSLT 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 XSLT.

1 67 (98.53%) XML
2 49 (72.06%) HTML
3 38 (55.88%) Java
4 36 (52.94%) Web Services
5 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
6 33 (48.53%) CSS
7 26 (38.24%) XPath
8 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (32.35%) jQuery
10 21 (30.88%) SOAP
11 20 (29.41%) J2EE
12 18 (26.47%) SQL
12 18 (26.47%) Spring
13 15 (22.06%) HTTP
13 15 (22.06%) XHTML
13 15 (22.06%) HTML5
13 15 (22.06%) Apple iOS
13 15 (22.06%) CSS3
13 15 (22.06%) iOS Development
14 14 (20.59%) Apache Cordova
14 14 (20.59%) WSDL
14 14 (20.59%) XML Schema
14 14 (20.59%) Oracle
14 14 (20.59%) .NET
14 14 (20.59%) Finance
15 12 (17.65%) Oracle Database
15 12 (17.65%) Unit Testing
15 12 (17.65%) Android
16 11 (16.18%) TDD
16 11 (16.18%) Computer Science

XSLT
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing XSLT 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 XSLT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.82%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.47%) JBoss
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.06%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) SSL
3 1 (1.47%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.88%) Hazelcast
4 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Maven
2 8 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.35%) Axure RP
3 5 (7.35%) Hudson
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (5.88%) JUnit
4 4 (5.88%) Subversion
5 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.94%) JBehave
6 2 (2.94%) Selenium
6 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.47%) Ant
7 1 (1.47%) JIRA
7 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (20.59%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) German Language
3 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 63 (92.65%) Developer
2 24 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.76%) iOS Developer
4 7 (10.29%) .NET Developer
5 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (7.35%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (7.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.88%) PHP Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Software Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Mobile Developer
10 1 (1.47%) XML Developer
10 1 (1.47%) UI Programmer
10 1 (1.47%) UI Developer
10 1 (1.47%) Web Engineer
10 1 (1.47%) Senior Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (98.53%) XML
2 49 (72.06%) HTML
3 36 (52.94%) Web Services
4 33 (48.53%) CSS
5 22 (32.35%) jQuery
6 21 (30.88%) SOAP
7 20 (29.41%) J2EE
8 18 (26.47%) Spring
9 15 (22.06%) XHTML
9 15 (22.06%) HTML5
9 15 (22.06%) CSS3
10 14 (20.59%) Apache Cordova
10 14 (20.59%) .NET
10 14 (20.59%) WSDL
10 14 (20.59%) XML Schema
11 11 (16.18%) Ajax
12 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
13 8 (11.76%) JSP
13 8 (11.76%) Saxon XSLT
13 8 (11.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.71%) Open Source
2 10 (14.71%) Mobile App
3 7 (10.29%) Web 2.0
4 6 (8.82%) NHS
5 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.88%) Digital Media
6 3 (4.41%) Derivative
6 3 (4.41%) Online Banking
7 2 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.94%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (2.94%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (2.94%) DataPower
8 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Apple iOS
2 12 (17.65%) Android
3 11 (16.18%) Windows
4 10 (14.71%) UNIX
5 8 (11.76%) Linux
6 6 (8.82%) Windows Phone
7 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.06%) iOS Development
3 12 (17.65%) Unit Testing
4 11 (16.18%) TDD
5 10 (14.71%) OOP
5 10 (14.71%) OO
5 10 (14.71%) SOA
5 10 (14.71%) MVC
6 9 (13.24%) Web Design
7 8 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (11.76%) Regression Testing
8 7 (10.29%) Software Testing
9 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.82%) Web Development
10 5 (7.35%) Scrum
11 4 (5.88%) OOD
11 4 (5.88%) Use Case
12 3 (4.41%) Integration Testing
13 2 (2.94%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.88%) Java
2 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
3 26 (38.24%) XPath
4 18 (26.47%) SQL
5 9 (13.24%) XQuery
6 7 (10.29%) Scala
6 7 (10.29%) PL/SQL
6 7 (10.29%) C#
7 6 (8.82%) PHP
8 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.94%) Perl
10 1 (1.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Oracle
2 8 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.35%) Adobe
5 3 (4.41%) IBM
6 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
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