The table below looks at the statistics for XSL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSL over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 566 536 502
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -34
Contract jobs citing XSL 84 109 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.70% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 81 75
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15650 15671 14873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.98% 27.51% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10948 10537 9618
Median daily rate £415 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 220 211
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.66 £16.51 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

XSL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing XSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XSL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XSL
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XSL within the UK.

XSL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

XSL
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XSL within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

XSL Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

XSL
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XSL within the UK.

XSL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

XSL
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSL within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 81 £425 - 22
London -6 53 £450 -8.16% 10
South East +21 14 £325 -13.33% 4
City of London +43 7 £375 -25.00% 3
Docklands, London +18 6 £466 +41.21%
Hampshire +9 6 £300 -27.27% 2
North West +1 5 £323 -0.76%
West Sussex - 4 £413 - 1
Crawley - 4 £413 - 1
Cheshire +5 3 £266 -
Aberdeen -1 3 - -
Scotland -17 3 - -
East of England +20 2 - - 2
East Midlands +2 2 £425 +37.17% 2
Manchester -6 2 £356 +9.61%
South West -11 2 £300 -9.77% 1
Midlands - 2 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 2
Surrey - 2 £250 -
Watford - 2 - - 1
Guildford - 2 £250 -
Stockport - 2 £356 -
Wilmslow - 2 £308 -
Bristol -1 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £350 -
Croydon - 1 £335 -

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for XSL.

1 160 (96.97%) XML
2 99 (60.00%) Java
3 83 (50.30%) Web Services
4 78 (47.27%) SQL
5 77 (46.67%) JavaScript
6 76 (46.06%) HTML
7 65 (39.39%) XSD
8 57 (34.55%) SOAP
9 54 (32.73%) CSS
10 53 (32.12%) Oracle
10 53 (32.12%) SOA
11 50 (30.30%) REST
12 49 (29.70%) XSLT
13 45 (27.27%) JMS
14 43 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
15 39 (23.64%) SDLC
16 38 (23.03%) Spring
17 35 (21.21%) HTTP
18 32 (19.39%) Linux
19 31 (18.79%) Microsoft
20 30 (18.18%) OO
21 28 (16.97%) C#
21 28 (16.97%) Oracle Database
22 26 (15.76%) .NET
22 26 (15.76%) UML
22 26 (15.76%) WSDL
22 26 (15.76%) Middleware
23 25 (15.15%) Finance
24 24 (14.55%) Defect Tracking
24 24 (14.55%) Java EE

XSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (12.73%) WebLogic
2 15 (9.09%) CMS
2 15 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
3 14 (8.48%) WebSphere
4 13 (7.88%) IIS
5 12 (7.27%) MQSeries
6 11 (6.67%) Apache
7 9 (5.45%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 8 (4.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (4.24%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (4.24%) Liferay
9 7 (4.24%) Mule
10 6 (3.64%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (3.03%) JBoss
12 4 (2.42%) SAP EP
12 4 (2.42%) SAP Portal
13 3 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
14 2 (1.21%) Tomcat
14 2 (1.21%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.82%) AutoCAD
2 3 (1.82%) Siemens NX
3 2 (1.21%) MS Office
3 2 (1.21%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 2 (1.21%) PTC Creo
3 2 (1.21%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (6.67%) Teamcenter
2 6 (3.64%) Magento
3 5 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.82%) BigMachines
4 3 (1.82%) Primavera
5 1 (0.61%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) SaaS
2 1 (0.61%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 35 (21.21%) HTTP
2 16 (9.70%) LDAP
3 13 (7.88%) HTTPS
3 13 (7.88%) SNMP
4 12 (7.27%) FTP
4 12 (7.27%) WinSCP
5 6 (3.64%) SSL
6 3 (1.82%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.21%) DVB
8 1 (0.61%) Internet
8 1 (0.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.97%) Oracle Database
2 16 (9.70%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.06%) MySQL
3 10 (6.06%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.24%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.64%) SQLPlus
7 4 (2.42%) Data Mart
8 3 (1.82%) DB2
9 2 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.21%) MS Access
9 2 (1.21%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.21%) Redis
9 2 (1.21%) Spotfire
9 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.61%) Informix
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (13.94%) Git (software)
1 23 (13.94%) SoapUI
2 21 (12.73%) Maven
3 18 (10.91%) Jenkins
3 18 (10.91%) JUnit
4 17 (10.30%) Subversion
5 16 (9.70%) XMLSpy
6 14 (8.48%) ClearCase
6 14 (8.48%) Eclipse
7 8 (4.85%) Selenium
8 7 (4.24%) Protractor
9 6 (3.64%) JIRA
10 4 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.42%) Vagrant
11 3 (1.82%) JMeter
11 3 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (1.82%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.21%) Grunt
12 2 (1.21%) gulp
12 2 (1.21%) NetBeans
General
1 25 (15.15%) Finance
2 11 (6.67%) Marketing
3 10 (6.06%) Retail
4 9 (5.45%) Front Office
5 6 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.03%) Electronics
6 5 (3.03%) Publishing
7 3 (1.82%) Advertising
7 3 (1.82%) Automotive
8 2 (1.21%) Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.61%) Billing
9 1 (0.61%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.61%) French Language
9 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 88 (53.33%) Developer
2 37 (22.42%) Architect
3 28 (16.97%) Java Developer
4 20 (12.12%) Software Architect
5 17 (10.30%) XML Developer
6 16 (9.70%) Consultant
7 15 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 15 (9.09%) Java Architect
8 14 (8.48%) Designer
9 10 (6.06%) Java Software Architect
10 8 (4.85%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.24%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (4.24%) Java Engineer
11 7 (4.24%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.64%) Analyst
12 6 (3.64%) Applications Support
12 6 (3.64%) Lead Developer
13 5 (3.03%) Applications Consultant
13 5 (3.03%) Senior Developer
13 5 (3.03%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (96.97%) XML
2 83 (50.30%) Web Services
3 76 (46.06%) HTML
4 65 (39.39%) XSD
5 57 (34.55%) SOAP
6 54 (32.73%) CSS
7 50 (30.30%) REST
8 49 (29.70%) XSLT
9 45 (27.27%) JMS
10 38 (23.03%) Spring
11 26 (15.76%) .NET
11 26 (15.76%) Middleware
11 26 (15.76%) WSDL
12 24 (14.55%) Java EE
13 22 (13.33%) J2EE
13 22 (13.33%) JSON
14 19 (11.52%) AngularJS
15 18 (10.91%) Ajax
15 18 (10.91%) JPA
15 18 (10.91%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.45%) DataPower
2 9 (5.45%) SWIFT
3 5 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.42%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.42%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.42%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.42%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.21%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.21%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.61%) Derivative
7 1 (0.61%) EMV
7 1 (0.61%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.61%) Life Science
7 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.61%) User Experience
7 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.39%) Linux
2 15 (9.09%) Unix
3 14 (8.48%) Windows
4 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.12%) SOA
2 43 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (23.64%) SDLC
4 30 (18.18%) OO
5 26 (15.76%) UML
6 24 (14.55%) Defect Tracking
7 23 (13.94%) MVC
8 21 (12.73%) Scrum
9 16 (9.70%) E-Commerce
9 16 (9.70%) Unit Testing
10 15 (9.09%) Static Code Analysis
10 15 (9.09%) TDD
11 14 (8.48%) EAI
11 14 (8.48%) Migration
11 14 (8.48%) Multithreading
11 14 (8.48%) Workflow
12 12 (7.27%) Project Management
12 12 (7.27%) Use Case
13 10 (6.06%) High Availability
14 9 (5.45%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 99 (60.00%) Java
2 78 (47.27%) SQL
3 77 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 28 (16.97%) C#
5 23 (13.94%) PHP
6 17 (10.30%) C++
6 17 (10.30%) PL/SQL
7 15 (9.09%) VB
8 13 (7.88%) C
9 9 (5.45%) Python
10 7 (4.24%) Ruby
10 7 (4.24%) T-SQL
10 7 (4.24%) VBScript
11 5 (3.03%) Perl
11 5 (3.03%) XPath
11 5 (3.03%) XQuery
12 4 (2.42%) Delphi
12 4 (2.42%) PL/1
12 4 (2.42%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.82%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (5.45%) Degree
2 8 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.24%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.21%) PhD
5 1 (0.61%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.70%) QA
2 9 (5.45%) HL7
2 9 (5.45%) SEPA
3 2 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 14 (8.48%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.82%) Nagios
3 1 (0.61%) CloudHub
3 1 (0.61%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.61%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 53 (32.12%) Oracle
2 31 (18.79%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.09%) IBM
4 12 (7.27%) HP
4 12 (7.27%) SAP
5 10 (6.06%) Remedy
6 9 (5.45%) Adobe
6 9 (5.45%) Citrix
6 9 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (4.24%) Siemens
7 7 (4.24%) Tableau
8 6 (3.64%) Informatica
8 6 (3.64%) Northgate
9 5 (3.03%) Murex
10 4 (2.42%) webMethods
10 4 (2.42%) Zend
11 3 (1.82%) Canoo
11 3 (1.82%) Demandware
11 3 (1.82%) hybris
11 3 (1.82%) Sun
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