The table below looks at the statistics for XSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSL over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 74 74 68
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing XSL 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% 0.097% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.46% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +15.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
256 217 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.81% 20.99% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 137 84
Average daily rate £375 £335 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

XSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

XSL Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

XSL
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

XSL Daily Rate Trend in Reading

XSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

XSL Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing XSL 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 XSL.

1 3 (100.00%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) MSBuild
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Artifactory
3 1 (33.33%) NuGet
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing XSL 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 XSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (66.67%) MSBuild
2 1 (33.33%) NuGet
2 1 (33.33%) Artifactory
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Build Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSD
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) XPath
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft