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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 122 116 104
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing XSL 14 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 0.55% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.12% 1.98% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £263 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £48.00
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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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
660 759 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.12% 27.71% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 394 273
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 10
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.17% +24.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £35.75 £27.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSL across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

XSL Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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
Aberdeen - 8 £450 -
Glasgow -3 6 £375 -
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XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 21 (95.45%) HTML
1 21 (95.45%) Java
1 21 (95.45%) SQL
2 19 (86.36%) XML
3 17 (77.27%) Web Services
3 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
3 17 (77.27%) DHTML
3 17 (77.27%) Data Modelling
4 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
5 12 (54.55%) Oracle
5 12 (54.55%) UNIX
5 12 (54.55%) VBA
5 12 (54.55%) Finance
5 12 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (40.91%) Itk
7 9 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
7 9 (40.91%) XPath
7 9 (40.91%) Wealth Management
7 9 (40.91%) PLM
7 9 (40.91%) Teamcenter
7 9 (40.91%) Hibernate
7 9 (40.91%) SOA
7 9 (40.91%) CAD
7 9 (40.91%) EJB
7 9 (40.91%) CSS
7 9 (40.91%) JSP
7 9 (40.91%) Servlets

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 7 (31.82%) AutoCAD
1 7 (31.82%) Siemens NX
2 4 (18.18%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
4 9 (40.91%) RDBMS
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Banking
2 8 (36.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) SQL Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Architect
4 6 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server BI Developer
8 1 (4.55%) AWS Developer
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Database Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Database Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) HTML
2 19 (86.36%) XML
3 17 (77.27%) DHTML
3 17 (77.27%) Web Services
4 9 (40.91%) EJB
4 9 (40.91%) CSS
4 9 (40.91%) JSP
4 9 (40.91%) Servlets
4 9 (40.91%) XSLT
4 9 (40.91%) Hibernate
4 9 (40.91%) Itk
5 1 (4.55%) Swing
5 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (27.27%) Thin Client
2 6 (27.27%) Fat Client
3 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) UNIX
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Data Modelling
2 9 (40.91%) SOA
2 9 (40.91%) PLM
2 9 (40.91%) CAD
2 9 (40.91%) Wealth Management
2 9 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (36.36%) Workflow
4 7 (31.82%) Validation
4 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (31.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
7 3 (13.64%) Data Mapping
8 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.55%) System Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) Java
1 21 (95.45%) SQL
2 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
3 12 (54.55%) VBA
4 9 (40.91%) PL/SQL
4 9 (40.91%) C
4 9 (40.91%) C++
4 9 (40.91%) XPath
5 8 (36.36%) Tcl
6 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.55%) C#
7 1 (4.55%) XQuery
7 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle
2 9 (40.91%) Sybase
3 8 (36.36%) webMethods
4 1 (4.55%) Tableau
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Siemens