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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations (XSLT)
Rank 132 111 103
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -8
Contract jobs citing XSLT 18 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.66% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 2.77% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 19
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£500 £320 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £283 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.46 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-22.18% -28.57%
XSLT
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
835 722 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.60% 23.77% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 442 416
Average daily rate £370 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 10 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £28.75 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSLT across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

XSLT Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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 11 £500 +53.84% 2
Cheshire -4 5 £425 +47.82% 2
Merseyside -18 1 - - 3
Lancashire - 1 - -
XSLT
England

XSLT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 28 (90.32%) XML
2 26 (83.87%) Web Services
3 19 (61.29%) SOAP
4 18 (58.06%) WSDL
5 17 (54.84%) Java
5 17 (54.84%) SQL
6 14 (45.16%) Oracle
6 14 (45.16%) Finance
6 14 (45.16%) Oracle Database
7 13 (41.94%) PL/SQL
8 12 (38.71%) J2EE
9 11 (35.48%) XSD
10 10 (32.26%) HTML
10 10 (32.26%) SOA
10 10 (32.26%) Spring
10 10 (32.26%) SDLC
11 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (29.03%) IBM
12 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
12 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
12 8 (25.81%) WebSphere
12 8 (25.81%) XPath
12 8 (25.81%) SoapUI
13 7 (22.58%) System Integration Testing
13 7 (22.58%) Integration Testing
13 7 (22.58%) JAX-WS
13 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
13 7 (22.58%) Ajax
13 7 (22.58%) .NET
13 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio

XSLT
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (25.81%) WebSphere
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (19.35%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.45%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (6.45%) CMS
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (3.23%) Documentum
4 1 (3.23%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle TCA
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) SSL
2 4 (12.90%) SNMP
3 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle Database
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) SoapUI
2 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.68%) JUnit
3 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
3 3 (9.68%) Subversion
3 3 (9.68%) Cactus
3 3 (9.68%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) Hudson
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.23%) Lombardi
4 1 (3.23%) Ant
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 4 (12.90%) SOA Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Web Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (90.32%) XML
2 26 (83.87%) Web Services
3 19 (61.29%) SOAP
4 18 (58.06%) WSDL
5 12 (38.71%) J2EE
6 11 (35.48%) XSD
7 10 (32.26%) HTML
7 10 (32.26%) Spring
8 7 (22.58%) Middleware
8 7 (22.58%) Ajax
8 7 (22.58%) JAX-WS
8 7 (22.58%) .NET
8 7 (22.58%) CSS
9 6 (19.35%) jQuery
9 6 (19.35%) HTML5
10 5 (16.13%) CSS3
10 5 (16.13%) JMS
11 4 (12.90%) JiBX
11 4 (12.90%) JAXB
11 4 (12.90%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) DataPower
2 3 (9.68%) Web 2.0
2 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (6.45%) Android
2 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Solaris
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) SOA
1 10 (32.26%) SDLC
2 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
3 7 (22.58%) Integration Testing
3 7 (22.58%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (19.35%) Web Development
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
5 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (16.13%) MVC
5 5 (16.13%) OO
5 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
5 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.68%) OOP
6 3 (9.68%) OOD
6 3 (9.68%) Web Design
7 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Java
1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) PL/SQL
3 8 (25.81%) XPath
4 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 6 (19.35%) C#
6 4 (12.90%) Perl
7 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.23%) PHP
8 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.23%) Python
8 1 (3.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle
2 9 (29.03%) IBM
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.13%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (9.68%) Perforce
5 2 (6.45%) Endeca
5 2 (6.45%) ATG
5 2 (6.45%) Stellent
5 2 (6.45%) Retek
6 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.23%) Eloqua
6 1 (3.23%) VMware