The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 133 86 117
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +31
Contract jobs citing XSL 2 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.070% 1.05% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 4.29% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 10
Average daily rate
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£385 £366 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.11% -10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £274 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £432 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.04% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
783 513 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.26% 24.56% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 345 371
Average daily rate £330 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 26
Average hourly rate £36.00 £34.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +38.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.65 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £54.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
XSL
England

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 9 July 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 -23 1 £370 +1.02% 2
Somerset - - - -
Bristol - - - -
XSL
England

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (33.33%) Commerce Server
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) DTV
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (33.33%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Microsoft Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft