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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 577 521 539
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +18
Contract jobs citing XSL 69 117 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.77% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 84 60
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £290 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £544 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.45% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £44.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 - -

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
15312 15167 14783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.43% 27.51% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10799 10141 9643
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 210 209
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 28 June 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 22 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 28 June 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 -26 67 £438 +8.02% 25
London -8 51 £445 -8.24% 15
South East -9 9 £313 -16.66% 3
Docklands, London - 6 £466 -
City of London +28 4 £425 -26.08% 9
Buckinghamshire +11 3 - -
East Midlands -1 2 £425 +37.17% 4
South West -3 2 £435 +24.28% 2
Aberdeen -5 2 - -
Scotland -34 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £250 - 1
Midlands - 2 £450 -
Guildford - 2 £250 -
Hampshire +10 1 - -
Bristol +2 1 - - 1
Crawley 0 1 £375 -21.05% 1
Swindon -3 1 £435 -
Wiltshire -5 1 £435 +24.28%
Berkshire -8 1 - -
West Sussex -13 1 £375 -14.28% 1
Croydon - 1 £335 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 163 (97.60%) XML
2 116 (69.46%) Java
3 86 (51.50%) Web Services
4 84 (50.30%) SQL
5 81 (48.50%) HTML
6 71 (42.51%) XSD
7 70 (41.92%) JavaScript
8 69 (41.32%) SOAP
9 60 (35.93%) SOA
10 59 (35.33%) REST
11 55 (32.93%) JMS
12 50 (29.94%) CSS
13 49 (29.34%) Oracle
14 46 (27.54%) XSLT
14 46 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
15 40 (23.95%) Spring
16 39 (23.35%) HTTP
17 37 (22.16%) SDLC
18 31 (18.56%) WSDL
18 31 (18.56%) Middleware
18 31 (18.56%) UML
19 30 (17.96%) Linux
19 30 (17.96%) OO
20 29 (17.37%) Defect Tracking
20 29 (17.37%) JSON
21 26 (15.57%) SoapUI
21 26 (15.57%) Ajax
22 25 (14.97%) Microsoft
23 24 (14.37%) Scrum
23 24 (14.37%) 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 22 (13.17%) WebLogic
2 17 (10.18%) MQSeries
3 16 (9.58%) Oracle Service Bus
4 15 (8.98%) CMS
4 15 (8.98%) WebSphere
5 14 (8.38%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 12 (7.19%) Apache
7 8 (4.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (4.79%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (4.79%) IIS
7 8 (4.79%) Liferay
7 8 (4.79%) Mule
8 4 (2.40%) JBoss
8 4 (2.40%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (2.40%) SAP EP
8 4 (2.40%) SAP Portal
9 3 (1.80%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.20%) Mule ESB
10 2 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.60%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 9 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.20%) MS Office
2 2 (1.20%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 2 (1.20%) PTC Creo
2 2 (1.20%) Siemens NX
2 2 (1.20%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.99%) Teamcenter
2 5 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (2.40%) Magento
4 3 (1.80%) BigMachines
4 3 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.80%) Primavera
5 1 (0.60%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 39 (23.35%) HTTP
2 18 (10.78%) HTTPS
3 17 (10.18%) FTP
3 17 (10.18%) WinSCP
4 14 (8.38%) LDAP
4 14 (8.38%) SNMP
5 6 (3.59%) SSL
6 4 (2.40%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.60%) DVB
7 1 (0.60%) Network Security
7 1 (0.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.17%) Oracle Database
2 15 (8.98%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.59%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (4.79%) MySQL
4 8 (4.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (3.59%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.40%) Data Mart
8 3 (1.80%) DB2
9 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.20%) MS Access
9 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.20%) Redis
9 2 (1.20%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (15.57%) SoapUI
2 23 (13.77%) ClearCase
3 22 (13.17%) Git (software)
4 21 (12.57%) Jenkins
4 21 (12.57%) Maven
4 21 (12.57%) XMLSpy
5 20 (11.98%) Subversion
6 17 (10.18%) JUnit
7 15 (8.98%) Eclipse
8 8 (4.79%) Selenium
8 8 (4.79%) Vagrant
9 7 (4.19%) Protractor
10 4 (2.40%) JIRA
10 4 (2.40%) JMeter
10 4 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.80%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.20%) Ant
12 2 (1.20%) Grunt
12 2 (1.20%) gulp
12 2 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (11.98%) Finance
2 14 (8.38%) Marketing
3 11 (6.59%) Retail
4 9 (5.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (3.59%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.59%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.99%) Electronics
6 5 (2.99%) Front Office
7 3 (1.80%) Publishing
8 2 (1.20%) Automotive
8 2 (1.20%) Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Advertising
9 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.60%) Billing
9 1 (0.60%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.60%) French Language
9 1 (0.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 86 (51.50%) Developer
2 42 (25.15%) Architect
3 33 (19.76%) Java Developer
4 26 (15.57%) Software Architect
5 17 (10.18%) Java Architect
5 17 (10.18%) XML Developer
6 14 (8.38%) Designer
7 11 (6.59%) Consultant
7 11 (6.59%) Java Software Architect
8 10 (5.99%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.79%) Java Engineer
9 8 (4.79%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.19%) XML Architect
11 6 (3.59%) Analyst
12 5 (2.99%) Applications Architect
12 5 (2.99%) Lead Developer
12 5 (2.99%) PHP Architect
12 5 (2.99%) Web Engineer
13 4 (2.40%) BizTalk Developer
13 4 (2.40%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (97.60%) XML
2 86 (51.50%) Web Services
3 81 (48.50%) HTML
4 71 (42.51%) XSD
5 69 (41.32%) SOAP
6 59 (35.33%) REST
7 55 (32.93%) JMS
8 50 (29.94%) CSS
9 46 (27.54%) XSLT
10 40 (23.95%) Spring
11 31 (18.56%) Middleware
11 31 (18.56%) WSDL
12 29 (17.37%) JSON
13 26 (15.57%) Ajax
14 24 (14.37%) Java EE
15 22 (13.17%) J2EE
16 19 (11.38%) JSP
17 18 (10.78%) .NET
17 18 (10.78%) AngularJS
17 18 (10.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.77%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.38%) DataPower
2 14 (8.38%) SWIFT
3 4 (2.40%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.40%) Data Integration
3 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.80%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.80%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.80%) Thin Client
4 3 (1.80%) User Experience
5 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.20%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.60%) Derivative
6 1 (0.60%) EMV
6 1 (0.60%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.96%) Linux
2 22 (13.17%) Unix
3 7 (4.19%) Windows
4 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (35.93%) SOA
2 46 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (22.16%) SDLC
4 31 (18.56%) UML
5 30 (17.96%) OO
6 29 (17.37%) Defect Tracking
7 24 (14.37%) Scrum
8 19 (11.38%) EAI
9 18 (10.78%) Workflow
10 17 (10.18%) TDD
10 17 (10.18%) Use Case
11 16 (9.58%) Multithreading
12 15 (8.98%) MVC
12 15 (8.98%) Static Code Analysis
13 14 (8.38%) E-Commerce
13 14 (8.38%) Migration
14 12 (7.19%) Project Management
14 12 (7.19%) Unit Testing
15 11 (6.59%) Change Management
16 10 (5.99%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 116 (69.46%) Java
2 84 (50.30%) SQL
3 70 (41.92%) JavaScript
4 19 (11.38%) C#
4 19 (11.38%) PHP
5 15 (8.98%) C++
6 13 (7.78%) C
6 13 (7.78%) PL/SQL
7 12 (7.19%) Ruby
8 11 (6.59%) Python
8 11 (6.59%) VB
9 9 (5.39%) Perl
10 8 (4.79%) Delphi
10 8 (4.79%) PL/1
10 8 (4.79%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.40%) VBScript
11 4 (2.40%) XPath
11 4 (2.40%) XQuery
12 3 (1.80%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.80%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 11 (6.59%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.79%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.19%) Degree
4 3 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.20%) PhD
6 1 (0.60%) MCSD
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.78%) QA
2 14 (8.38%) HL7
2 14 (8.38%) SEPA
3 4 (2.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (11.38%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.80%) Nagios
3 1 (0.60%) CloudHub
3 1 (0.60%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.60%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 49 (29.34%) Oracle
2 25 (14.97%) Microsoft
3 19 (11.38%) IBM
4 17 (10.18%) HP
5 15 (8.98%) Remedy
6 12 (7.19%) SAP
7 9 (5.39%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (4.79%) Adobe
9 7 (4.19%) Siemens
9 7 (4.19%) Tableau
10 6 (3.59%) Informatica
11 5 (2.99%) Murex
11 5 (2.99%) webMethods
12 3 (1.80%) Canoo
12 3 (1.80%) Citrix
12 3 (1.80%) Sun
12 3 (1.80%) Zend
13 2 (1.20%) DevExpress
13 2 (1.20%) hybris
13 2 (1.20%) Sitecore
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