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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 519 579 555
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -24
Contract jobs citing XSL 111 65 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 0.41% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 38 50
Median daily rate £400 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £290 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -17.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £31.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.75 -

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
15423 15952 15279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.94% 28.78% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10671 11113 10434
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 263 169
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.47 £17.77 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 7 December 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 30 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 7 December 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 +69 108 £400 -6.97% 20
London +42 71 £420 -13.84% 8
East of England +20 13 £220 - 3
South East +17 8 £413 +42.24% 7
North West +10 8 £275 -50.00% 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £395 - 1
Hampshire +25 6 £413 - 1
Lancashire - 6 £275 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £220 - 1
North East - 5 £475 -
Dunstable - 5 £220 -
Fleetwood - 4 £275 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £475 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £475 -
Canary Wharf +5 3 £350 -30.00%
City of London +2 3 £325 -43.47% 2
Portsmouth +1 3 - -
Bromley - 3 - -
Watford - 3 £395 -
South West +14 2 £375 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £375 -
Cheltenham - 2 £375 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +18 1 £325 - 1
Scotland +15 1 - -
Cheshire +15 1 £460 - 1
Manchester +2 1 - -
Northumbria - 1 - -
Northumberland - 1 - -
Bolton - 1 - -

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 162 (87.10%) XML
2 102 (54.84%) JavaScript
3 94 (50.54%) Web Services
4 90 (48.39%) HTML
5 88 (47.31%) SQL
6 78 (41.94%) CSS
7 75 (40.32%) Java
8 74 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
9 64 (34.41%) XSLT
10 56 (30.11%) SOA
11 53 (28.49%) MVC
12 51 (27.42%) .NET
13 50 (26.88%) OO
14 48 (25.81%) SOAP
15 47 (25.27%) XSD
15 47 (25.27%) Oracle
16 46 (24.73%) C#
17 43 (23.12%) REST
18 41 (22.04%) Linux
18 41 (22.04%) Microsoft
19 40 (21.51%) Spring
20 38 (20.43%) Finance
20 38 (20.43%) Hibernate
21 33 (17.74%) SDLC
22 31 (16.67%) RESTful
23 30 (16.13%) AngularJS
23 30 (16.13%) UML
24 29 (15.59%) PL/SQL
24 29 (15.59%) Relational Database
25 28 (15.05%) J2EE

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 (11.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 20 (10.75%) IIS
3 19 (10.22%) Apache
4 10 (5.38%) Apache Solr
4 10 (5.38%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (5.38%) WebLogic
5 9 (4.84%) CMS
6 7 (3.76%) JBoss
6 7 (3.76%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.23%) GlassFish
7 6 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (2.15%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (2.15%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.61%) ColdFusion
10 3 (1.61%) Mule
10 3 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.69%) MS Office
3 4 (2.15%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.08%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.54%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.54%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 19 (10.22%) Magento
2 15 (8.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (7.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.08%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.53%) SaaS
2 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.15%) IaaS
3 4 (2.15%) Office 365
3 4 (2.15%) PaaS
4 2 (1.08%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.83%) HTTP
2 11 (5.91%) FTP
2 11 (5.91%) LDAP
3 10 (5.38%) SNMP
4 7 (3.76%) Firewall
4 7 (3.76%) HTTPS
4 7 (3.76%) Kerberos
4 7 (3.76%) SSL
4 7 (3.76%) WinSCP
5 4 (2.15%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.08%) Internet
7 1 (0.54%) DVB
7 1 (0.54%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.59%) Relational Database
2 25 (13.44%) Oracle Database
2 25 (13.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (12.90%) SQL Server
4 22 (11.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (10.22%) MySQL
6 11 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (3.76%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (3.23%) MongoDB
8 6 (3.23%) SQLPlus
9 5 (2.69%) Redis
10 4 (2.15%) DB2
10 4 (2.15%) Neo4j
10 4 (2.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (2.15%) OrientDB
10 4 (2.15%) PowerPivot
10 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (10.22%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.60%) SoapUI
3 15 (8.06%) JUnit
4 14 (7.53%) Oracle Forms
5 13 (6.99%) Eclipse
6 12 (6.45%) Jenkins
6 12 (6.45%) JIRA
7 10 (5.38%) Maven
8 9 (4.84%) Subversion
9 7 (3.76%) ClearCase
9 7 (3.76%) XMLSpy
10 5 (2.69%) Log4j
10 5 (2.69%) Selenium
11 4 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (2.15%) Checkstyle
11 4 (2.15%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (2.15%) IntelliJ
11 4 (2.15%) NetBeans
11 4 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.15%) XMLUnit
General
1 38 (20.43%) Finance
2 18 (9.68%) Publishing
3 8 (4.30%) Automotive
4 7 (3.76%) Front Office
5 6 (3.23%) Banking
6 4 (2.15%) Advertising
7 3 (1.61%) Retail
8 2 (1.08%) Games
8 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.54%) Billing
9 1 (0.54%) Electronics
9 1 (0.54%) Legal
9 1 (0.54%) Marketing
9 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 121 (65.05%) Developer
2 26 (13.98%) .NET Developer
2 26 (13.98%) Architect
3 22 (11.83%) Java Developer
4 20 (10.75%) Consultant
5 17 (9.14%) Magento Developer
6 16 (8.60%) Java Architect
7 14 (7.53%) XML Developer
8 13 (6.99%) Applications Support
8 13 (6.99%) C# Developer
8 13 (6.99%) ServiceNow Developer
9 11 (5.91%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (4.84%) E-Commerce Developer
10 9 (4.84%) Software Architect
11 8 (4.30%) J2EE Architect
11 8 (4.30%) Java/J2EE Architect
11 8 (4.30%) Lead Developer
11 8 (4.30%) VB.NET Developer
12 7 (3.76%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (3.76%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (87.10%) XML
2 94 (50.54%) Web Services
3 90 (48.39%) HTML
4 78 (41.94%) CSS
5 64 (34.41%) XSLT
6 51 (27.42%) .NET
7 48 (25.81%) SOAP
8 47 (25.27%) XSD
9 43 (23.12%) REST
10 40 (21.51%) Spring
11 38 (20.43%) Hibernate
12 31 (16.67%) RESTful
13 30 (16.13%) AngularJS
14 28 (15.05%) J2EE
15 25 (13.44%) XHTML
16 24 (12.90%) ASP.NET
17 23 (12.37%) JSON
18 21 (11.29%) jQuery
19 19 (10.22%) JSP
20 18 (9.68%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.53%) CMDB
2 9 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.76%) DataPower
4 5 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.69%) iPhone
5 4 (2.15%) EMV
6 3 (1.61%) Contactless
6 3 (1.61%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.61%) User Experience
7 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.54%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.54%) iPad
7 1 (0.54%) Life Science
7 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.54%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.54%) W3C
7 1 (0.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (22.04%) Linux
2 21 (11.29%) Windows
3 11 (5.91%) Unix
4 6 (3.23%) Android
4 6 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.69%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (30.11%) SOA
3 53 (28.49%) MVC
4 50 (26.88%) OO
5 33 (17.74%) SDLC
6 30 (16.13%) UML
7 26 (13.98%) Workflow
8 24 (12.90%) E-Commerce
8 24 (12.90%) ITIL
9 20 (10.75%) Open Source
10 19 (10.22%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (9.68%) OO PHP
11 18 (9.68%) TDD
12 16 (8.60%) DevOps
12 16 (8.60%) Unit Testing
13 15 (8.06%) CRM
13 15 (8.06%) ITIL V3
13 15 (8.06%) ITSM
14 14 (7.53%) Scrum
15 13 (6.99%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (54.84%) JavaScript
2 88 (47.31%) SQL
3 75 (40.32%) Java
4 46 (24.73%) C#
5 29 (15.59%) PL/SQL
6 25 (13.44%) T-SQL
7 22 (11.83%) PHP
8 18 (9.68%) VB
9 15 (8.06%) XPath
10 14 (7.53%) ActionScript
11 12 (6.45%) VB.NET
12 10 (5.38%) C++
13 9 (4.84%) VB6
13 9 (4.84%) VBScript
14 8 (4.30%) XQuery
15 5 (2.69%) PowerShell
15 5 (2.69%) Python
15 5 (2.69%) Tcl
16 3 (1.61%) Apex Code
16 3 (1.61%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.38%) Degree
2 7 (3.76%) ISEB
2 7 (3.76%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.69%) SLA
2 4 (2.15%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (3.76%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (3.23%) Varnish
3 2 (1.08%) Docker
4 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (4.30%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.15%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.54%) Ansible
3 1 (0.54%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.54%) Puppet
3 1 (0.54%) Salt
3 1 (0.54%) SCCM
3 1 (0.54%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 47 (25.27%) Oracle
2 41 (22.04%) Microsoft
3 21 (11.29%) HP
4 17 (9.14%) Adobe
4 17 (9.14%) IBM
4 17 (9.14%) Zend
5 16 (8.60%) ServiceNow
6 14 (7.53%) Remedy
7 13 (6.99%) BMC
7 13 (6.99%) Sybase
8 8 (4.30%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (3.23%) Citrix
9 6 (3.23%) Northgate
9 6 (3.23%) SAP
10 5 (2.69%) Xamarin
11 4 (2.15%) Akamai
11 4 (2.15%) Atlassian
11 4 (2.15%) Canoo
11 4 (2.15%) F5
11 4 (2.15%) Riverbed
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