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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 115 104 110
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing XSL 14 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.36% 0.075%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.80% 1.60% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
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£325 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -17.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £344 £364
% change year-on-year
- -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £48.00 -
XSL
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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
776 563 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.26% 22.53% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 266 194
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 15
Average hourly rate £42.25 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £24.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -8 10 £318 -3.78% 2
Edinburgh -11 4 £325 -
XSL
UK

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (83.33%) HTML
1 15 (83.33%) CSS
2 14 (77.78%) XML
3 13 (72.22%) Finance
4 12 (66.67%) JSP
4 12 (66.67%) Java
5 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
5 11 (61.11%) Web Services
6 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
6 10 (55.56%) SQL
6 10 (55.56%) RDBMS
6 10 (55.56%) Hibernate
6 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (55.56%) Relational Database
7 9 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
7 9 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (50.00%) Banking
7 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (50.00%) DHTML
7 9 (50.00%) Sybase
7 9 (50.00%) VBA
7 9 (50.00%) PL/SQL
7 9 (50.00%) Oracle
7 9 (50.00%) Data Modelling
7 9 (50.00%) Servlets
7 9 (50.00%) EJB
8 7 (38.89%) XSLT
8 7 (38.89%) Migration
9 6 (33.33%) .NET
9 6 (33.33%) Kalman Filter

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4 (22.22%) TeamSite
2 3 (16.67%) CMS
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (16.67%) Node.js
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) RDBMS
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) HTML
1 15 (83.33%) CSS
2 14 (77.78%) XML
3 12 (66.67%) JSP
4 11 (61.11%) Web Services
5 10 (55.56%) Hibernate
6 9 (50.00%) DHTML
6 9 (50.00%) Servlets
6 9 (50.00%) EJB
7 7 (38.89%) XSLT
8 6 (33.33%) .NET
9 4 (22.22%) jQuery
9 4 (22.22%) Java EE
9 4 (22.22%) HTML5
10 3 (16.67%) JSF
10 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
10 3 (16.67%) WCF
10 3 (16.67%) CSS3
10 3 (16.67%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Android
1 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 9 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 9 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 7 (38.89%) Migration
3 6 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (33.33%) Wealth Management
4 4 (22.22%) Web Development
5 3 (16.67%) Workflow
5 3 (16.67%) Android Development
5 3 (16.67%) iOS Development
6 2 (11.11%) OO
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) Change Management
7 1 (5.56%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) UML
7 1 (5.56%) SOA
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) VBA
3 9 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (22.22%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) XQuery
5 1 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCSD
2 1 (5.56%) MCPD
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Sybase
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
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