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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 259 245 239
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing XSL 13 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 1.01% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 2
Average daily rate £375 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £248 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £428 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 - -
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
2393 2280 2151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.77% 22.85% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1582 1386 1252
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 41 49
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.75 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 28 April 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 10 £375 - 1
Buckinghamshire +13 3 - - 1
XSL
England

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (79.31%) XML
2 19 (65.52%) Web Services
3 18 (62.07%) SOA
4 17 (58.62%) SOAP
4 17 (58.62%) Java
5 16 (55.17%) JMS
6 15 (51.72%) SQL
6 15 (51.72%) HTML
7 14 (48.28%) REST
8 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (41.38%) JSON
9 12 (41.38%) XSD
10 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
10 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
11 9 (31.03%) BPMN
12 8 (27.59%) XSLT
12 8 (27.59%) HTTP
12 8 (27.59%) WSDL
12 8 (27.59%) Middleware
12 8 (27.59%) webMethods
12 8 (27.59%) SDLC
13 7 (24.14%) Linux
13 7 (24.14%) UML
13 7 (24.14%) Scrum
14 6 (20.69%) Oracle
14 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
14 6 (20.69%) .NET
14 6 (20.69%) C#
14 6 (20.69%) HTML5
15 5 (17.24%) Oracle Service Bus

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (17.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (10.34%) MQSeries
3 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.90%) GlassFish
4 2 (6.90%) IIS
4 2 (6.90%) JBoss
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.45%) CMS
5 1 (3.45%) Mule
5 1 (3.45%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) HTTP
2 3 (10.34%) FTP
2 3 (10.34%) HTTPS
2 3 (10.34%) LDAP
2 3 (10.34%) SSL
2 3 (10.34%) WinSCP
3 2 (6.90%) DVB
3 2 (6.90%) Intranet
3 2 (6.90%) SNMP
4 1 (3.45%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) JUnit
1 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
2 3 (10.34%) NetBeans
2 3 (10.34%) XMLSpy
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
3 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 3 (10.34%) Marketing
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Electronics
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Designer
3 5 (17.24%) webMethods Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) SOA Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (79.31%) XML
2 19 (65.52%) Web Services
3 17 (58.62%) SOAP
4 16 (55.17%) JMS
5 15 (51.72%) HTML
6 14 (48.28%) REST
7 12 (41.38%) JSON
7 12 (41.38%) XSD
8 8 (27.59%) Middleware
8 8 (27.59%) WSDL
8 8 (27.59%) XSLT
9 6 (20.69%) .NET
9 6 (20.69%) HTML5
10 5 (17.24%) CSS
10 5 (17.24%) jQuery
10 5 (17.24%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
12 3 (10.34%) JavaFX
12 3 (10.34%) JSP
12 3 (10.34%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) DataPower
3 2 (6.90%) Social Media
4 1 (3.45%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) SOA
2 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) BPMN
4 8 (27.59%) SDLC
5 7 (24.14%) Scrum
5 7 (24.14%) UML
6 4 (13.79%) Migration
6 4 (13.79%) Workflow
7 3 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.34%) EAI
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Network Management
8 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.90%) Workflow Management
8 2 (6.90%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Java
2 15 (51.72%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) C#
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.34%) C++
5 3 (10.34%) Python
5 3 (10.34%) Tcl
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Nagios
2 1 (3.45%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) webMethods
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
3 5 (17.24%) Adobe
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.34%) IBM
6 2 (6.90%) Nintex
6 2 (6.90%) SAP
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco
7 1 (3.45%) HP