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 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 237 232 202
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -30
Contract jobs citing XSL 23 11 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.12% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 0.51% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 15
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £336 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £426 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +15.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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
2309 2169 2054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.22% 23.26% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 1260 1074
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 49 134
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 April 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 April 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
(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
West Sussex - 9 £425 -
Hampshire +6 6 £375 +15.38%
Berkshire -6 5 £363 -17.14%
Buckinghamshire -9 4 £240 -
XSL
England

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 30 (75.00%) XML
2 26 (65.00%) HTML
3 24 (60.00%) .NET
4 23 (57.50%) C#
5 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
6 21 (52.50%) CSS
7 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (42.50%) ASP.NET
9 16 (40.00%) Visual Studio
9 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
10 14 (35.00%) SQL
11 13 (32.50%) Web Services
11 13 (32.50%) MVC
12 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
13 9 (22.50%) Web Development
13 9 (22.50%) WCF
14 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
14 8 (20.00%) JSON
14 8 (20.00%) IIS
14 8 (20.00%) Windows
14 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
14 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (17.50%) REST
15 7 (17.50%) XSLT
15 7 (17.50%) SOAP
15 7 (17.50%) Taxonomies
15 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
15 7 (17.50%) jQuery

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 8 (20.00%) IIS
2 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.50%) Drupal
3 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Office
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (12.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Intranet
2 3 (7.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) FTP
3 1 (2.50%) HTTP
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.50%) PerformancePoint
4 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.50%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.00%) MSBuild
3 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.00%) NuGet
4 2 (5.00%) Artifactory
4 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.50%) CruiseControl
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Military
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Publishing
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) Architect
3 9 (22.50%) .NET Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 5 (12.50%) SharePoint Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Build Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) DevOps Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Integration Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) C# Architect
7 2 (5.00%) SOA Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (75.00%) XML
2 26 (65.00%) HTML
3 24 (60.00%) .NET
4 21 (52.50%) CSS
5 17 (42.50%) ASP.NET
6 13 (32.50%) Web Services
7 9 (22.50%) WCF
8 8 (20.00%) JSON
8 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 7 (17.50%) REST
9 7 (17.50%) jQuery
9 7 (17.50%) SOAP
9 7 (17.50%) XSLT
9 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
10 5 (12.50%) XSD
10 5 (12.50%) HTML5
10 5 (12.50%) Application Packaging
10 5 (12.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.50%) Taxonomies
3 6 (15.00%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) CentOS
5 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) MVC
3 9 (22.50%) Web Development
4 6 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (15.00%) Content Management
5 5 (12.50%) Scrum
5 5 (12.50%) Web Design
5 5 (12.50%) OO
5 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.50%) B2B
5 5 (12.50%) Information Architecture
5 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.50%) DevOps
6 3 (7.50%) SOA
7 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.00%) ERP
7 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.00%) BPEL
7 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) C#
2 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (35.00%) SQL
4 4 (10.00%) VB
4 4 (10.00%) Perl
4 4 (10.00%) VB6
5 3 (7.50%) XPath
5 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.50%) Java
5 3 (7.50%) Python
6 2 (5.00%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCSD
4 1 (2.50%) HNC
4 1 (2.50%) HND
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
1 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) TeamSite
2 1 (2.50%) Netcool
2 1 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) Veritas