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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 237 226 177
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -49
Contract jobs citing XSL 18 7 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.083% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.34% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 24
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£375 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £338 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £346 £323
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.19 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -66.25%
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
2319 2038 1876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.11% 24.24% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1361 1113 1034
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 63 96
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSL across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

XSL Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 January 2015. 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
Surrey - 4 £350 -
Berkshire 0 1 £338 - 1
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
XSL
England

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 29 (80.56%) HTML
2 25 (69.44%) CSS
3 19 (52.78%) XML
4 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (38.89%) .NET
7 12 (33.33%) XHTML
7 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 12 (33.33%) Information Architecture
7 12 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (30.56%) SQL
8 11 (30.56%) Java
9 10 (27.78%) Web Services
9 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
9 10 (27.78%) HTML5
9 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
10 9 (25.00%) Content Management
10 9 (25.00%) jQuery
10 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 7 (19.44%) Intranet
11 7 (19.44%) XSLT
11 7 (19.44%) C#
11 7 (19.44%) Taxonomies
11 7 (19.44%) Web Usability
11 7 (19.44%) REST
12 6 (16.67%) Web Development
12 6 (16.67%) MVC
12 6 (16.67%) Web Design
12 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 6 (16.67%) XSD

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 12 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (13.89%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (8.33%) Drupal
3 3 (8.33%) WordPress
3 3 (8.33%) TeamSite
3 3 (8.33%) IIS
4 2 (5.56%) Apache
4 2 (5.56%) CMS
4 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.56%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
1 5 (13.89%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Intranet
2 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 2 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) PerformancePoint
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.33%) MySQL
5 2 (5.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Subversion
1 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) Maven
2 3 (8.33%) JIRA
2 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.78%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.78%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (5.56%) Publishing
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Architect
3 7 (19.44%) Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Web Developer
4 5 (13.89%) SharePoint Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.56%) SOA Architect
7 2 (5.56%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (80.56%) HTML
2 25 (69.44%) CSS
3 19 (52.78%) XML
4 14 (38.89%) .NET
5 12 (33.33%) XHTML
6 10 (27.78%) Web Services
6 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
6 10 (27.78%) HTML5
7 9 (25.00%) jQuery
7 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 7 (19.44%) REST
8 7 (19.44%) XSLT
9 6 (16.67%) XSD
10 5 (13.89%) SOAP
10 5 (13.89%) PhoneGap
10 5 (13.89%) Hibernate
10 5 (13.89%) Application Packaging
10 5 (13.89%) PrimeFaces
10 5 (13.89%) Ionic Framework
11 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Taxonomies
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 9 (25.00%) Content Management
4 7 (19.44%) Web Usability
5 6 (16.67%) Web Development
5 6 (16.67%) Web Design
5 6 (16.67%) MVC
6 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.89%) B2B
6 5 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.11%) OO
8 2 (5.56%) ERP
8 2 (5.56%) OOD
8 2 (5.56%) SOA
8 2 (5.56%) Project Management
8 2 (5.56%) UML
8 2 (5.56%) Migration
8 2 (5.56%) Scrum
8 2 (5.56%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (30.56%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) SQL
3 7 (19.44%) C#
4 5 (13.89%) PHP
5 3 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (5.56%) Python
6 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.56%) XPath
7 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) HNC
2 2 (5.56%) HND
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MCSD
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.78%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Shibboleth
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) TIBCO
2 2 (5.56%) SAP
2 2 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) VMware