The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 South East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 239 198 228
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +30
Contract jobs citing XSL 11 39 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.47% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 1.96% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 7
Average daily rate £381 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £322 £360
% change year-on-year
+16.45% -10.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2244 1994 2366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.17% 23.83% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 1033 1183
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 133 107
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.00 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XSL
England

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 18 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
Berkshire -14 6 £438 +16.66%
Buckinghamshire -25 3 - -
Hampshire -6 1 £325 +18.18% 1
Surrey -9 1 - -
West Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
XSL
England

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 15 (75.00%) XML
2 12 (60.00%) HTML
3 10 (50.00%) CSS
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
5 7 (35.00%) Web Services
5 7 (35.00%) C#
5 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (35.00%) .NET
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (30.00%) XSLT
7 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) SVG
7 5 (25.00%) Publishing
7 5 (25.00%) Saxon XSLT
7 5 (25.00%) XPath
7 5 (25.00%) Apache FOP
7 5 (25.00%) jQuery
7 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (20.00%) Scrum
8 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (20.00%) SOAP
9 3 (15.00%) XSD
9 3 (15.00%) MS Office
9 3 (15.00%) Java
9 3 (15.00%) CESG

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) Documentum
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project Server
3 1 (5.00%) JCAPS
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project
3 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.00%) Ant
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
4 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Release Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) XML
2 12 (60.00%) HTML
3 10 (50.00%) CSS
4 7 (35.00%) Web Services
4 7 (35.00%) .NET
5 6 (30.00%) XSLT
6 5 (25.00%) SVG
6 5 (25.00%) Saxon XSLT
6 5 (25.00%) Apache FOP
6 5 (25.00%) jQuery
7 4 (20.00%) SOAP
8 3 (15.00%) XSD
8 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (15.00%) WCF
8 3 (15.00%) LINQ
8 3 (15.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (10.00%) HTML5
9 2 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) CESG
2 2 (10.00%) Social Network
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Taxonomies
3 1 (5.00%) Life Science
3 1 (5.00%) FMCG
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Scrum
1 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Web Development
2 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Time Management
3 2 (10.00%) MVC
3 2 (10.00%) CRM
3 2 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (5.00%) RUP
4 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) SOA
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C#
1 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (25.00%) XPath
4 3 (15.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Sun