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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
UK
Rank 556 552 505
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -47
Contract jobs citing XSL 38 77 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.52% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 46 72
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £531 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £356
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £38.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.75 -

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
14150 14774 13887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.20% 28.41% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9841 10193 9187
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 248 189
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £21.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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 22 February 2017.

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 27 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +11 34 £413 +3.12% 15
London +2 15 £525 +25.00% 10
South East +19 8 £413 +10.00% 1
West Sussex - 5 £413 - 1
Worthing - 5 £413 - 1
North West +21 4 £275 - 1
Fleetwood - 4 £275 -
Lancashire - 4 £275 -
Scotland +24 3 - -
East of England +2 3 £300 -
Hertfordshire +1 3 £300 -
Aberdeen -6 3 - -
West Midlands +4 2 - - 1
Leeds - 2 - - 1
Hertford - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £325 -
Hampshire +5 1 - -
South West -1 1 - - 1
City of London -3 1 £450 -21.73% 5
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Aylesbury - 1 £325 -
County Antrim - 1 - -

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 125 (89.29%) XML
2 75 (53.57%) SQL
3 73 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (47.86%) JavaScript
5 66 (47.14%) HTML
6 63 (45.00%) Web Services
7 61 (43.57%) Java
8 54 (38.57%) XSLT
9 53 (37.86%) CSS
10 44 (31.43%) SOAP
11 42 (30.00%) SOA
12 37 (26.43%) REST
13 36 (25.71%) XSD
13 36 (25.71%) OO
14 35 (25.00%) Oracle
14 35 (25.00%) MVC
15 34 (24.29%) Hibernate
16 33 (23.57%) Spring
17 32 (22.86%) .NET
18 29 (20.71%) UML
19 28 (20.00%) SQL Server
20 26 (18.57%) J2EE
20 26 (18.57%) C#
20 26 (18.57%) Linux
20 26 (18.57%) RESTful
21 24 (17.14%) ITIL
21 24 (17.14%) PL/SQL
22 23 (16.43%) Finance
23 22 (15.71%) JSON
23 22 (15.71%) AngularJS

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 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (9.29%) IIS
3 12 (8.57%) Apache
4 10 (7.14%) Apache Solr
4 10 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (5.00%) JBoss
6 5 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.57%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.86%) GlassFish
7 4 (2.86%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.86%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (2.14%) CMS
8 3 (2.14%) Confluence
8 3 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.14%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.43%) ColdFusion
9 2 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.86%) MS Office
3 3 (2.14%) AutoCAD
3 3 (2.14%) InfoPath
3 3 (2.14%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.71%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.71%) HipChat
4 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (7.14%) Magento
3 7 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (2.14%) Teamcenter
5 2 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.71%) SaaS
2 3 (2.14%) Akamai
2 3 (2.14%) IaaS
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.14%) Office 365
2 3 (2.14%) PaaS
3 2 (1.43%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.29%) HTTP
2 11 (7.86%) FTP
3 9 (6.43%) SSL
4 7 (5.00%) Firewall
4 7 (5.00%) HTTPS
4 7 (5.00%) Kerberos
4 7 (5.00%) SNMP
4 7 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.00%) WinSCP
5 6 (4.29%) LDAP
6 3 (2.14%) Internet
7 2 (1.43%) DNS
7 2 (1.43%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.71%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.86%) Relational Database
2 18 (12.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (10.71%) Oracle Database
5 12 (8.57%) NoSQL
6 11 (7.86%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (7.86%) MongoDB
6 11 (7.86%) MySQL
7 8 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (3.57%) Redis
9 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.86%) Neo4j
10 4 (2.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (2.86%) OrientDB
11 3 (2.14%) PowerPivot
12 2 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.86%) Eclipse
2 11 (7.86%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (7.14%) JUnit
4 9 (6.43%) JIRA
5 8 (5.71%) SoapUI
6 7 (5.00%) ClearCase
6 7 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 7 (5.00%) Subversion
6 7 (5.00%) XMLSpy
7 6 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (3.57%) FxCop
8 5 (3.57%) Log4j
8 5 (3.57%) ReSharper
8 5 (3.57%) StyleCop
9 4 (2.86%) Ant
9 4 (2.86%) Checkstyle
9 4 (2.86%) IntelliJ
9 4 (2.86%) Maven
9 4 (2.86%) XMLUnit
General
1 23 (16.43%) Finance
2 7 (5.00%) Publishing
3 6 (4.29%) Banking
4 4 (2.86%) Automotive
5 3 (2.14%) Retail
6 2 (1.43%) Billing
7 1 (0.71%) Games
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 85 (60.71%) Developer
2 22 (15.71%) Architect
3 19 (13.57%) .NET Developer
3 19 (13.57%) Java Developer
4 14 (10.00%) ServiceNow Developer
5 12 (8.57%) Java Architect
6 11 (7.86%) VB.NET Developer
7 10 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 10 (7.14%) Consultant
8 9 (6.43%) Magento Developer
8 9 (6.43%) XML Developer
9 8 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (5.71%) J2EE Architect
9 8 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 7 (5.00%) Analyst
10 7 (5.00%) Applications Support
10 7 (5.00%) Software Architect
11 6 (4.29%) CRM Consultant
11 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Consultant
11 6 (4.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (89.29%) XML
2 66 (47.14%) HTML
3 63 (45.00%) Web Services
4 54 (38.57%) XSLT
5 53 (37.86%) CSS
6 44 (31.43%) SOAP
7 37 (26.43%) REST
8 36 (25.71%) XSD
9 34 (24.29%) Hibernate
10 33 (23.57%) Spring
11 32 (22.86%) .NET
12 26 (18.57%) J2EE
12 26 (18.57%) RESTful
13 22 (15.71%) AngularJS
13 22 (15.71%) JSON
14 19 (13.57%) JSP
15 18 (12.86%) XHTML
16 17 (12.14%) Spring MVC
16 17 (12.14%) WSDL
17 16 (11.43%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.00%) CMDB
2 9 (6.43%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.00%) DataPower
5 5 (3.57%) EMV
6 4 (2.86%) Contactless
7 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.14%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.14%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.14%) User Experience
8 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.71%) iPad
9 1 (0.71%) NHS
9 1 (0.71%) W3C
9 1 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.57%) Linux
2 14 (10.00%) Unix
2 14 (10.00%) Windows
3 7 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.71%) Android
6 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (30.00%) SOA
3 36 (25.71%) OO
4 35 (25.00%) MVC
5 29 (20.71%) UML
6 24 (17.14%) ITIL
7 20 (14.29%) Workflow
8 18 (12.86%) DevOps
9 16 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (11.43%) ITSM
9 16 (11.43%) SDLC
10 15 (10.71%) E-Commerce
10 15 (10.71%) ITIL V3
11 14 (10.00%) Scrum
12 12 (8.57%) Open Source
12 12 (8.57%) TDD
13 11 (7.86%) ArchiMate
13 11 (7.86%) Content Management
13 11 (7.86%) Data Modelling
13 11 (7.86%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 75 (53.57%) SQL
2 67 (47.86%) JavaScript
3 61 (43.57%) Java
4 26 (18.57%) C#
5 24 (17.14%) PL/SQL
6 21 (15.00%) T-SQL
7 14 (10.00%) ActionScript
7 14 (10.00%) VB.NET
8 13 (9.29%) VB
8 13 (9.29%) VB6
8 13 (9.29%) XPath
9 11 (7.86%) PHP
10 8 (5.71%) C++
11 6 (4.29%) PowerShell
11 6 (4.29%) Tcl
11 6 (4.29%) VBScript
12 5 (3.57%) XQuery
13 4 (2.86%) Python
14 3 (2.14%) C
15 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (5.00%) Degree
1 7 (5.00%) ISEB
1 7 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) SLA
2 4 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (4.29%) Varnish
3 3 (2.14%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.14%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.71%) Ansible
3 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.71%) Puppet
3 1 (0.71%) Salt
3 1 (0.71%) SCCM
3 1 (0.71%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 35 (25.00%) Oracle
2 20 (14.29%) HP
3 17 (12.14%) Adobe
3 17 (12.14%) ServiceNow
4 15 (10.71%) IBM
5 14 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (10.00%) Remedy
6 13 (9.29%) BMC
6 13 (9.29%) Sybase
7 9 (6.43%) Zend
8 6 (4.29%) Atlassian
8 6 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (4.29%) webMethods
9 5 (3.57%) SAP
10 4 (2.86%) BEA
11 3 (2.14%) F5
11 3 (2.14%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.43%) Canoo
12 2 (1.43%) Solace
13 1 (0.71%) WorldPay
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