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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 140 137 94
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -43
Contract jobs citing XSL 10 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.095% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 0.36% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 14
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£333 £410 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.90% +13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £378 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £442 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £48.00
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
868 839 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.95% 26.53% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 548 397
Average daily rate £369 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.28% +3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 15 15
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.80 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSL across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

XSL Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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
Gloucestershire 0 5 £331 -19.20%
Wiltshire - 3 £456 -
Somerset - 1 - -
XSL
England

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (78.95%) C#
1 15 (78.95%) .NET
1 15 (78.95%) XML
2 14 (73.68%) HTML
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
3 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
4 12 (63.16%) Web Services
5 11 (57.89%) .NET Framework
5 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (52.63%) Finance
7 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (47.37%) WSDL
7 9 (47.37%) XML Schema
7 9 (47.37%) IIS
7 9 (47.37%) SQL
7 9 (47.37%) T-SQL
7 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (36.84%) ADO.NET
9 6 (31.58%) VB
9 6 (31.58%) C++
9 6 (31.58%) COM+
9 6 (31.58%) VB6
10 5 (26.32%) CSS
11 4 (21.05%) Java
11 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
11 4 (21.05%) SOA
11 4 (21.05%) Software Delivery
12 3 (15.79%) MuleSoft
12 3 (15.79%) Mule ESB

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (47.37%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) Mule
2 3 (15.79%) Mule ESB
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) InfoPath
1 2 (10.53%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2000
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.53%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Ant
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) C# Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) MuleSoft Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) .NET
1 15 (78.95%) XML
2 14 (73.68%) HTML
3 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
4 12 (63.16%) Web Services
5 11 (57.89%) .NET Framework
6 9 (47.37%) WSDL
6 9 (47.37%) XML Schema
7 7 (36.84%) ADO.NET
8 6 (31.58%) COM+
9 5 (26.32%) CSS
10 3 (15.79%) SOAP
10 3 (15.79%) REST
11 2 (10.53%) JSON
11 2 (10.53%) jQuery
11 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (5.26%) HTML5
12 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
12 1 (5.26%) WCF
12 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Social Network
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) DataPower
2 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) SOA
1 4 (21.05%) Software Delivery
2 3 (15.79%) SDLC
2 3 (15.79%) Data Transformation
2 3 (15.79%) EAI
2 3 (15.79%) Content Management
3 2 (10.53%) Web Development
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.26%) System Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Kanban
4 1 (5.26%) Web Usability
4 1 (5.26%) Online Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) T-SQL
3 6 (31.58%) C++
3 6 (31.58%) VB
3 6 (31.58%) VB6
4 4 (21.05%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) XPath
5 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) MuleSoft
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.26%) Ektron
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) IBM