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 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 255 239 216
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Contract jobs citing XSL 7 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.073% 0.076% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.31% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £472 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
2530 2232 2131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.42% 24.30% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1609 1243 1147
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 48 68
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £17.88 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Buckinghamshire 0 4 £280 -20.00%
Oxfordshire - 2 £388 -
Hampshire - 1 £413 - 1
XSL
England

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 27 (90.00%) XML
2 23 (76.67%) C#
2 23 (76.67%) .NET
3 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 19 (63.33%) Visual Studio
5 19 (63.33%) HTML
5 19 (63.33%) JavaScript
6 18 (60.00%) CSS
7 13 (43.33%) SQL
8 11 (36.67%) MVC
9 10 (33.33%) JSON
9 10 (33.33%) WCF
9 10 (33.33%) jQuery
9 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 10 (33.33%) IIS
10 9 (30.00%) Windows
10 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (30.00%) .NET Framework
10 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (26.67%) Web Development
11 8 (26.67%) Web Services
12 7 (23.33%) Degree
12 7 (23.33%) LINQ
12 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
12 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
12 7 (23.33%) REST
13 6 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
13 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) MySQL
3 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.33%) MSBuild
3 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.00%) NuGet
3 3 (10.00%) Artifactory
4 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.33%) CruiseControl
5 1 (3.33%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Military
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Build Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) DevOps Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (90.00%) XML
2 23 (76.67%) .NET
3 20 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 19 (63.33%) HTML
5 18 (60.00%) CSS
6 10 (33.33%) JSON
6 10 (33.33%) WCF
6 10 (33.33%) jQuery
7 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (30.00%) .NET Framework
8 8 (26.67%) Web Services
9 7 (23.33%) LINQ
9 7 (23.33%) REST
10 5 (16.67%) SOAP
11 4 (13.33%) XSLT
11 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
12 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (10.00%) MSMQ
12 3 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (13.33%) Data Integration
3 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) CentOS
5 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) MVC
3 8 (26.67%) Web Development
4 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (16.67%) OO
7 3 (10.00%) DevOps
7 3 (10.00%) SDLC
8 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
8 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.67%) SOA
8 2 (6.67%) ETL
8 2 (6.67%) Release Management
8 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.33%) Web Analytics
9 1 (3.33%) TDD
9 1 (3.33%) Content Management
9 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) C#
2 19 (63.33%) JavaScript
3 13 (43.33%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) VB
4 4 (13.33%) Perl
4 4 (13.33%) VB6
4 4 (13.33%) XPath
5 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.00%) Python
6 2 (6.67%) C++
6 2 (6.67%) Java
7 1 (3.33%) XQuery
7 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Puppet
1 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) Netcool
2 1 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.33%) Ektron
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) Veritas
4 1 (3.33%) Apple