The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 123 108 110
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing XSL 11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.081% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.42% 0.32% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £365
% change year-on-year
+11.19% -13.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
777 616 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.29% 24.98% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 283 192
Average daily rate £375 £368 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.90% +17.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £233 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 15
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
XSL
UK

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 29 July 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 - 7 £325 - 1
Edinburgh -16 4 £325 -
XSL
UK

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (82.35%) HTML
1 14 (82.35%) CSS
2 13 (76.47%) XML
3 11 (64.71%) Java
3 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
4 10 (58.82%) Finance
5 9 (52.94%) Hibernate
5 9 (52.94%) JSP
6 8 (47.06%) Web Services
6 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
7 7 (41.18%) SQL
7 7 (41.18%) XSLT
7 7 (41.18%) RDBMS
7 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
8 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (35.29%) Technical Analysis
8 6 (35.29%) Java EE
8 6 (35.29%) Banking
8 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (35.29%) EJB
8 6 (35.29%) Servlets
8 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
8 6 (35.29%) DHTML
8 6 (35.29%) Sybase
8 6 (35.29%) VBA
8 6 (35.29%) .NET
8 6 (35.29%) Oracle
8 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
9 5 (29.41%) Migration

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (23.53%) TeamSite
2 3 (17.65%) CMS
2 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Portal
2 3 (17.65%) Node.js
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Solr
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) RDBMS
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
1 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
1 3 (17.65%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Developer
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) HTML
1 14 (82.35%) CSS
2 13 (76.47%) XML
3 9 (52.94%) Hibernate
3 9 (52.94%) JSP
4 8 (47.06%) Web Services
5 7 (41.18%) XSLT
6 6 (35.29%) Java EE
6 6 (35.29%) EJB
6 6 (35.29%) Servlets
6 6 (35.29%) .NET
6 6 (35.29%) DHTML
7 5 (29.41%) CSS3
8 4 (23.53%) HTML5
8 4 (23.53%) jQuery
9 3 (17.65%) Drools
9 3 (17.65%) Backbone.js
9 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
9 3 (17.65%) WCF
9 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Android
1 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
1 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (35.29%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Workflow
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Web Development
3 4 (23.53%) Wealth Management
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) BPMN
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Android Development
4 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) VBA
3 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
4 4 (23.53%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) XQuery
5 1 (5.88%) XPath
5 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCSD
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCPD
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
1 6 (35.29%) Sybase
2 3 (17.65%) JBoss
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) HP
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