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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 133 143 116
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Contract jobs citing XSL 7 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.031% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.87% 0.12% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £385 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £385 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
806 806 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.65% 24.98% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 512 360
Average daily rate £363 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +47.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.35 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 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
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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 - 4 £350 -
Wiltshire - 2 £350 - 1
Bristol - 1 £425 -
XSL
England

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 10 (76.92%) C#
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
1 10 (76.92%) XML
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) CSS
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 6 (46.15%) IIS
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle
6 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
6 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
6 5 (38.46%) Web Services
6 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (30.77%) Retail
7 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
7 4 (30.77%) XSLT
8 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET
8 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
8 3 (23.08%) MVC
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (23.08%) XML Schema
8 3 (23.08%) WSDL
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (46.15%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) PowerPivot
2 1 (7.69%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Telnet
1 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (15.38%) MS Access
5 2 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (15.38%) MySQL
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (7.69%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 2 (15.38%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) Bitbucket
3 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (15.38%) Toad
3 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (7.69%) Ant
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) XML
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 5 (38.46%) Web Services
6 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
6 4 (30.77%) XSLT
7 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET
7 3 (23.08%) XML Schema
7 3 (23.08%) WSDL
8 2 (15.38%) LINQ
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (15.38%) COM+
8 2 (15.38%) XHTML
9 1 (7.69%) SOAP
9 1 (7.69%) Sass
9 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) DTV
1 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
1 1 (7.69%) DataPower
1 1 (7.69%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Use Case
2 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Scrum
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
2 2 (15.38%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
3 1 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VB6
3 2 (15.38%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) Delphi
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) hybris
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) IBM