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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 244 225 189
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -36
Contract jobs citing XSL 22 12 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.13% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 0.55% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £336 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £426 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +9.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.19 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -56.61%
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
2389 2180 1938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.76% 23.37% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1419 1246 1024
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 122
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 £15.75 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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
West Sussex - 10 £413 -
Hampshire -3 5 £375 +15.38% 1
Berkshire -2 4 £350 -20.00%
Surrey +6 2 £350 -
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £270 -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
XSL
England

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (72.97%) XML
2 23 (62.16%) HTML
3 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
3 19 (51.35%) .NET
4 18 (48.65%) C#
4 18 (48.65%) CSS
5 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
7 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
7 12 (32.43%) Web Services
7 12 (32.43%) SQL
7 12 (32.43%) Visual Studio
8 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
9 9 (24.32%) MVC
10 8 (21.62%) XSLT
11 7 (18.92%) Windows
11 7 (18.92%) SOAP
11 7 (18.92%) XSD
11 7 (18.92%) Content Management
11 7 (18.92%) Web Development
11 7 (18.92%) Taxonomies
11 7 (18.92%) WCF
12 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
12 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
12 6 (16.22%) Scrum
12 6 (16.22%) IIS
12 6 (16.22%) Java
12 6 (16.22%) Intranet
12 6 (16.22%) HTML5
12 6 (16.22%) AngularJS

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 6 (16.22%) IIS
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.41%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (5.41%) Drupal
4 2 (5.41%) WordPress
4 2 (5.41%) TeamSite
5 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
1 5 (13.51%) InfoPath
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Intranet
2 3 (8.11%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) FTP
3 1 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (13.51%) PerformancePoint
4 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.11%) MySQL
5 2 (5.41%) SQLite
5 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.11%) SoapUI
2 3 (8.11%) MSBuild
3 2 (5.41%) NuGet
3 2 (5.41%) Artifactory
3 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Military
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Architect
3 7 (18.92%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) SharePoint Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Build Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Integration Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) SOA Architect
7 2 (5.41%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (5.41%) DevOps Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (72.97%) XML
2 23 (62.16%) HTML
3 19 (51.35%) .NET
4 18 (48.65%) CSS
5 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
5 12 (32.43%) Web Services
6 8 (21.62%) XSLT
7 7 (18.92%) XSD
7 7 (18.92%) SOAP
7 7 (18.92%) WCF
8 6 (16.22%) HTML5
8 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
8 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (13.51%) REST
9 5 (13.51%) JSON
9 5 (13.51%) Application Packaging
9 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
10 4 (10.81%) WSDL
10 4 (10.81%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Taxonomies
2 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.51%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.41%) CentOS
4 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) MVC
3 7 (18.92%) Content Management
3 7 (18.92%) Web Development
4 6 (16.22%) Scrum
5 5 (13.51%) Web Design
5 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (13.51%) B2B
5 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (13.51%) Information Architecture
6 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.11%) DevOps
7 3 (8.11%) SOA
7 3 (8.11%) OO
8 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.41%) ERP
8 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.41%) Migration
8 2 (5.41%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
2 18 (48.65%) C#
3 12 (32.43%) SQL
4 6 (16.22%) Java
5 4 (10.81%) VB
5 4 (10.81%) VB6
5 4 (10.81%) XPath
5 4 (10.81%) Perl
6 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
6 3 (8.11%) Python
7 2 (5.41%) PHP
7 2 (5.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) MCSD
4 1 (2.70%) HNC
4 1 (2.70%) HND
4 1 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.70%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
1 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) Netcool
2 1 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.41%) SAP
4 2 (5.41%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) Veritas