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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 121 116 98
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing XSL 5 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.44% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 1.45% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 9
Average daily rate
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£440 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.93% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £302 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £342 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £46.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +87.75%
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
759 761 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.20% 30.65% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 396 261
Average daily rate £360 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 19
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% +36.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014. 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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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 -1 5 £440 +33.33% 2
South Lanarkshire - - - - 4
Edinburgh - - - -
XSL
UK

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 15 (93.75%) HTML
1 15 (93.75%) CSS
2 14 (87.50%) JSP
2 14 (87.50%) Finance
3 13 (81.25%) Java
4 12 (75.00%) SQL
4 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (75.00%) XML
4 12 (75.00%) Hibernate
5 11 (68.75%) Banking
5 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (68.75%) Sybase
5 11 (68.75%) Servlets
5 11 (68.75%) Web Services
5 11 (68.75%) VBA
5 11 (68.75%) PL/SQL
5 11 (68.75%) Oracle
5 11 (68.75%) DHTML
5 11 (68.75%) EJB
5 11 (68.75%) Data Modelling
5 11 (68.75%) RDBMS
5 11 (68.75%) Technical Analysis
5 11 (68.75%) Relational Database
5 11 (68.75%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (56.25%) Migration
7 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (50.00%) Wealth Management
7 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (50.00%) Kalman Filter

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Portal
1 3 (18.75%) CMS
1 3 (18.75%) Node.js
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
1 3 (18.75%) TeamSite
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (68.75%) RDBMS
2 11 (68.75%) Relational Database
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Developer
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Designer
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Web Designer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) HTML
1 15 (93.75%) CSS
2 14 (87.50%) JSP
3 12 (75.00%) XML
3 12 (75.00%) Hibernate
4 11 (68.75%) Servlets
4 11 (68.75%) Web Services
4 11 (68.75%) DHTML
4 11 (68.75%) EJB
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) XSLT
5 4 (25.00%) Java EE
6 3 (18.75%) jQuery
6 3 (18.75%) CSS3
6 3 (18.75%) JSF
6 3 (18.75%) HTML5
6 3 (18.75%) Backbone.js
6 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.25%) Dojo
7 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Android
1 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Data Modelling
1 11 (68.75%) Technical Analysis
1 11 (68.75%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (56.25%) Migration
3 8 (50.00%) Wealth Management
3 8 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development
4 3 (18.75%) Android Development
4 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) BPMN
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 11 (68.75%) VBA
3 11 (68.75%) PL/SQL
4 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCPD
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCSD
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Sybase
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft