The table below looks at the statistics for XSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSL over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 140 94 124
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +30
Contract jobs citing XSL 3 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.093% 0.63% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 2.38% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 7
Average daily rate
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£410 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.10% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £275 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £388 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £48.00 -
XSL
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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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
837 588 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.94% 26.57% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 392 368
Average daily rate £350 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 35
Average hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £15.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

XSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XSL across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XSL Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

XSL
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XSL across the South West region.

XSL Daily Rate Trend in the South West

XSL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XSL across the South West region.

XSL Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

XSL
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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
Gloucestershire -28 2 £410 +11.94% 2
Somerset - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
XSL
England

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (20.00%) Commerce Server
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Law
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Microsoft Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (20.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) XHTML
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft