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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 119 114 82
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -32
Contract jobs citing XSL 5 2 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.082% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.29% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 23
Average daily rate
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£470 £301 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.40% +33.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £301 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £301 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
740 697 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.83% 28.57% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 378 321
Average daily rate £375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 8
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £32.10 £20.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 -2 4 £473 -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
XSL
UK

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (100.00%) HTML
2 17 (94.44%) CSS
3 16 (88.89%) JSP
3 16 (88.89%) XML
3 16 (88.89%) SQL
3 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 16 (88.89%) Finance
4 15 (83.33%) Hibernate
4 15 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (83.33%) RDBMS
4 15 (83.33%) Sybase
4 15 (83.33%) VBA
4 15 (83.33%) PL/SQL
4 15 (83.33%) Oracle
4 15 (83.33%) Java
4 15 (83.33%) DHTML
4 15 (83.33%) Servlets
4 15 (83.33%) Web Services
4 15 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (83.33%) Relational Database
4 15 (83.33%) EJB
5 14 (77.78%) Banking
6 13 (72.22%) Data Modelling
6 13 (72.22%) Technical Analysis
7 11 (61.11%) Migration
8 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (55.56%) Wealth Management
8 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
9 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) TeamSite
1 1 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Portal
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.56%) Node.js
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 15 (83.33%) RDBMS
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (83.33%) Relational Database
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 16 (88.89%) Finance
2 14 (77.78%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 14 (77.78%) SQL Developer
3 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
2 17 (94.44%) CSS
3 16 (88.89%) JSP
3 16 (88.89%) XML
4 15 (83.33%) Servlets
4 15 (83.33%) Web Services
4 15 (83.33%) DHTML
4 15 (83.33%) EJB
4 15 (83.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (11.11%) .NET
5 2 (11.11%) XSLT
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.56%) JSF
6 1 (5.56%) Java EE
6 1 (5.56%) WCF
6 1 (5.56%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) HTML5
6 1 (5.56%) CSS3
6 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
6 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (72.22%) Technical Analysis
2 13 (72.22%) Data Modelling
3 11 (61.11%) Migration
4 10 (55.56%) Wealth Management
5 9 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (11.11%) Web Development
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL
7 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance
7 1 (5.56%) Android Development
7 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 15 (83.33%) VBA
2 15 (83.33%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) PL/SQL
3 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCSD
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) MCPD
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Netcool
1 1 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Oracle
1 15 (83.33%) Sybase
2 2 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Veritas
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft