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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 122 111 110
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing XSL 6 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.38% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 1.28% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Average daily rate £309 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £319 £360
% change year-on-year
+17.73% -11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
825 702 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.29% 29.76% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 351 228
Average daily rate £350 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +37.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £30.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £44.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 4 £309 -
Glasgow - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
XSL
UK

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) XML
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
3 10 (76.92%) C#
3 10 (76.92%) CSS
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
5 6 (46.15%) .NET
5 6 (46.15%) VB
6 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
6 5 (38.46%) XSLT
6 5 (38.46%) OO
6 5 (38.46%) RDBMS
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) Apache
7 4 (30.77%) Classic ASP
7 4 (30.77%) IIS
7 4 (30.77%) Workflow
8 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (23.08%) XPath
8 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
8 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
8 3 (23.08%) Java
8 3 (23.08%) PHP
8 3 (23.08%) Web Services
8 3 (23.08%) UML
8 3 (23.08%) OOP
8 3 (23.08%) XQuery

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (30.77%) IIS
1 4 (30.77%) Apache
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Solr
4 1 (7.69%) TeamSite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
3 5 (38.46%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Systems Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) VB Developer
4 1 (7.69%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) XML
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
3 10 (76.92%) CSS
4 6 (46.15%) .NET
5 5 (38.46%) XSLT
6 4 (30.77%) Classic ASP
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
7 3 (23.08%) Web Services
8 2 (15.38%) CSS3
8 2 (15.38%) Drools
8 2 (15.38%) JSR 286
8 2 (15.38%) RichFaces
8 2 (15.38%) XHTML
8 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
8 2 (15.38%) Spring
8 2 (15.38%) Ajax
8 2 (15.38%) jBPM
8 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 2 (15.38%) Java EE
8 2 (15.38%) JSR 168
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Ontologies
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) Workflow
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) UML
3 3 (23.08%) OOP
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) BPMN
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (76.92%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) VB
4 3 (23.08%) XQuery
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 3 (23.08%) XPath
5 1 (7.69%) VB6
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) JBoss