The table below looks at the statistics for XSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSL over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 116 118 114
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing XSL 9 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 0.81% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Average daily rate £225 £470 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.12% +64.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £389 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £475 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £355 £346
% change year-on-year
-15.35% +2.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 - £15.19
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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
621 621 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.68% 23.42% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 361 325
Average daily rate £363 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

XSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

XSL Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

XSL
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

XSL Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

XSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

XSL Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

XSL
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Glasgow +12 7 £225 -52.38%
Aberdeen - 2 - -
XSL
UK

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) XSLT
1 10 (100.00%) SOA
1 10 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (70.00%) SWIFT
2 7 (70.00%) REST
2 7 (70.00%) WinSCP
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) JSON
2 7 (70.00%) HL7
2 7 (70.00%) DataPower
2 7 (70.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 7 (70.00%) Defect Tracking
2 7 (70.00%) SEPA
2 7 (70.00%) FTP
2 7 (70.00%) HTTP
2 7 (70.00%) WSDL
2 7 (70.00%) HTTPS
2 7 (70.00%) IBM
2 7 (70.00%) HP
2 7 (70.00%) XMLSpy
2 7 (70.00%) Middleware
2 7 (70.00%) Remedy
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
2 7 (70.00%) JMS
2 7 (70.00%) EAI
2 7 (70.00%) MQSeries
2 7 (70.00%) ClearCase
2 7 (70.00%) EDI

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (70.00%) MQSeries
1 7 (70.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) PTC Creo
1 1 (10.00%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Teamcenter
2 2 (20.00%) BigMachines
2 2 (20.00%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) FTP
1 7 (70.00%) HTTP
1 7 (70.00%) HTTPS
1 7 (70.00%) WinSCP
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) ClearCase
1 7 (70.00%) XMLSpy
2 3 (30.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Process Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) XSLT
2 7 (70.00%) EDI
2 7 (70.00%) JMS
2 7 (70.00%) JSON
2 7 (70.00%) Middleware
2 7 (70.00%) REST
2 7 (70.00%) SOAP
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) WSDL
2 7 (70.00%) XSD
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) Itk
3 3 (30.00%) Swing
4 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) DataPower
1 7 (70.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) SOA
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Defect Tracking
2 7 (70.00%) EAI
3 3 (30.00%) CAD
3 3 (30.00%) Document Management
3 3 (30.00%) ERP
3 3 (30.00%) PLM
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) HL7
1 7 (70.00%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) HP
1 7 (70.00%) IBM
1 7 (70.00%) Remedy
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Siemens
2 3 (30.00%) Tableau
3 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com