The table below looks at the statistics for XSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSL over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank - 15 -
Contract jobs citing XSL 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 6.25% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 14.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 - -
XSL
UK

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 Northern Ireland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
24 47 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 22.64% 41.96% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 7
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £215 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.81% +88.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

XSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

XSL
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

XSL Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland