The table below looks at the statistics for XSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSL over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 232 246 236
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing XSL 14 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.18% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.73% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Average daily rate £425 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £335 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £358 £346
% change year-on-year
-15.94% +3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 - £15.19
XSL
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2180 2321 2013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.46% 24.32% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 1326 1088
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 54 65
Average hourly rate £46.25 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

XSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XSL across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XSL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

XSL
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XSL across the South East region.

XSL Daily Rate Trend in the South East

XSL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XSL across the South East region.

XSL Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

XSL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSL within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire +10 6 £375 -
Berkshire +12 5 £475 +40.74%
Home Counties - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +14 1 - -
XSL
England

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 23 (74.19%) HTML
1 23 (74.19%) XML
2 19 (61.29%) SQL
3 18 (58.06%) C#
3 18 (58.06%) .NET
4 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
4 16 (51.61%) CSS
5 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
6 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET
6 13 (41.94%) Web Services
7 12 (38.71%) Java
7 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (38.71%) Ajax
8 11 (35.48%) SOAP
8 11 (35.48%) N-Tier
9 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
9 10 (32.26%) IIS
9 10 (32.26%) TDD
9 10 (32.26%) REST
10 9 (29.03%) MVC
10 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
10 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (29.03%) T-SQL
11 8 (25.81%) XSLT
11 8 (25.81%) Degree
11 8 (25.81%) Workflow
11 8 (25.81%) HTML5
11 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
12 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (22.58%) jQuery

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (32.26%) IIS
2 5 (16.13%) Apache
2 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (6.45%) GlassFish
4 2 (6.45%) JBoss
4 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.23%) Mule
5 1 (3.23%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Intranet
2 3 (9.68%) LDAP
3 2 (6.45%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (6.45%) DVB
3 2 (6.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
3 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (16.13%) OLAP
3 5 (16.13%) OLAP Cube
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (9.68%) MySQL
5 2 (6.45%) DB2
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.90%) Subversion
4 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
4 3 (9.68%) JUnit
4 3 (9.68%) NetBeans
5 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.23%) Back Office
1 1 (3.23%) Military
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.13%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) BizTalk Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.45%) webMethods Developer
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.23%) WPF Developer
7 1 (3.23%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (74.19%) HTML
1 23 (74.19%) XML
2 18 (58.06%) .NET
3 16 (51.61%) CSS
4 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET
4 13 (41.94%) Web Services
5 12 (38.71%) Ajax
6 11 (35.48%) SOAP
7 10 (32.26%) REST
8 8 (25.81%) HTML5
8 8 (25.81%) XSLT
9 7 (22.58%) jQuery
10 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (19.35%) JSON
11 5 (16.13%) Java RMI
11 5 (16.13%) JMS
11 5 (16.13%) JSP
11 5 (16.13%) Servlets
12 4 (12.90%) XSD
13 3 (9.68%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) N-Tier
2 5 (16.13%) Social Media
3 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Unix
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) TDD
3 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (29.03%) MVC
3 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
4 8 (25.81%) Workflow
5 7 (22.58%) SOA
6 6 (19.35%) BPMN
6 6 (19.35%) OO
7 5 (16.13%) BDD
7 5 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (16.13%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (16.13%) DevOps
7 5 (16.13%) Scrum
7 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.90%) Refactoring
8 4 (12.90%) UML
9 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
9 3 (9.68%) Migration
9 3 (9.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) SQL
2 18 (58.06%) C#
3 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
4 12 (38.71%) Java
5 9 (29.03%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.68%) C++
6 3 (9.68%) Python
6 3 (9.68%) Tcl
6 3 (9.68%) XPath
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) IBM
3 5 (16.13%) Nintex
3 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) webMethods
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) Sybase