The table below looks at the statistics for XSL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSL over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 514 502 434
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -68
Contract jobs citing XSL 106 109 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.72% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 78 75
Average daily rate
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£425 £412 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +17.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £314 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £530 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average 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
15587 15227 14467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 27.86% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10478 9801 9188
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 225 284
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

XSL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XSL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSL within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
England -35 85 £425 +3.15% 16
London 0 60 £490 -6.66% 5
Scotland -5 16 £388 +19.23%
City of London -9 11 £500 +38.88% 3
South West -2 9 £333 -13.63% 1
Aberdeen - 9 £444 -
Gloucestershire +6 7 £331 -10.47%
South East -10 7 £375 +7.14% 3
Glasgow +4 6 £375 +15.38%
Cheltenham -2 5 £331 -10.47%
Belfast - 5 £461 -
Northern Ireland - 5 £461 -
County Antrim - 5 £461 -
Buckinghamshire +1 4 £280 -20.00%
Milton Keynes -5 4 £280 -20.00%
North West -25 4 £325 -
Manchester -8 3 £325 -
North East -25 2 £400 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £388 -
Wiltshire - 2 £438 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £400 - 1
East of England -3 1 £300 +9.09% 3
East Midlands -8 1 £310 -13.88% 1
Edinburgh -11 1 £250 -23.07%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £300 - 3
Cheshire - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £330 -
Hampshire - 1 £413 -
Cambridge - 1 £300 - 1

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 210 (85.37%) XML
2 172 (69.92%) HTML
3 145 (58.94%) Java
4 143 (58.13%) JavaScript
5 134 (54.47%) Web Services
6 119 (48.37%) CSS
7 110 (44.72%) SQL
8 106 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
9 93 (37.80%) Oracle
10 77 (31.30%) TDD
11 73 (29.67%) .NET
12 72 (29.27%) SQL Server
13 69 (28.05%) C#
14 68 (27.64%) Linux
15 66 (26.83%) J2EE
15 66 (26.83%) Scrum
16 57 (23.17%) ASP.NET
16 57 (23.17%) XSLT
17 54 (21.95%) SOAP
17 54 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
18 52 (21.14%) jQuery
19 51 (20.73%) Relational Database
19 51 (20.73%) Ajax
20 49 (19.92%) XSD
20 49 (19.92%) SOA
21 46 (18.70%) UNIX
22 44 (17.89%) Spring
22 44 (17.89%) Finance
23 43 (17.48%) MVC
23 43 (17.48%) Visual Studio

XSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 31 (12.60%) IIS
2 29 (11.79%) JBoss
3 27 (10.98%) WebSphere
4 26 (10.57%) WebLogic
5 23 (9.35%) SharePoint
6 13 (5.28%) CMS
7 12 (4.88%) Apache
8 8 (3.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (2.44%) Lync
9 6 (2.44%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 6 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (2.44%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (2.03%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.81%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 14 (5.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.25%) AutoCAD
2 8 (3.25%) MS Office
2 8 (3.25%) Siemens NX
3 7 (2.85%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.63%) CATIA
5 2 (0.81%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (6.10%) Teamcenter
2 7 (2.85%) Oracle 11i
3 6 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.22%) Magento
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.41%) AWD
6 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.25%) Office 365
2 7 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.44%) Yammer
4 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.88%) Intranet
2 11 (4.47%) Internet
3 10 (4.07%) HTTP
4 6 (2.44%) SNMP
5 4 (1.63%) DNS
5 4 (1.63%) SSL
6 3 (1.22%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.22%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.41%) FTP
7 1 (0.41%) Telnet
7 1 (0.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 51 (20.73%) Relational Database
3 27 (10.98%) DB2
4 23 (9.35%) Oracle Database
5 22 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (6.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (6.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (6.50%) RDBMS
8 14 (5.69%) MySQL
8 14 (5.69%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (4.47%) NoSQL
10 11 (4.47%) MongoDB
11 10 (4.07%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (4.07%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (3.66%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (2.85%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 7 (2.85%) Oracle9i Database
14 6 (2.44%) Informix
14 6 (2.44%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 43 (17.48%) Visual Studio
2 31 (12.60%) Subversion
3 24 (9.76%) Maven
4 22 (8.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (8.13%) Git (software)
6 17 (6.91%) Ant
7 16 (6.50%) JUnit
8 12 (4.88%) Selenium
9 10 (4.07%) Eclipse
9 10 (4.07%) Jenkins
9 10 (4.07%) Jasmine
10 7 (2.85%) Mockito
10 7 (2.85%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.63%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.63%) MSBuild
12 3 (1.22%) NuGet
12 3 (1.22%) Artifactory
12 3 (1.22%) JMeter
12 3 (1.22%) JIRA
12 3 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (17.89%) Finance
2 23 (9.35%) Retail
3 21 (8.54%) Banking
4 11 (4.47%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.81%) Marketing
5 2 (0.81%) Military
5 2 (0.81%) Automotive
5 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.41%) Front Office
6 1 (0.41%) Back Office
6 1 (0.41%) Electronics
6 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 194 (78.86%) Developer
2 59 (23.98%) Java Developer
3 26 (10.57%) Architect
4 23 (9.35%) Web Developer
4 23 (9.35%) .NET Developer
5 17 (6.91%) Senior Developer
6 14 (5.69%) C# Developer
6 14 (5.69%) Front-End Developer
7 13 (5.28%) SQL Developer
7 13 (5.28%) Consultant
7 13 (5.28%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (5.28%) Software Engineer
8 11 (4.47%) Java Software Engineer
8 11 (4.47%) Web Engineer
8 11 (4.47%) SharePoint Developer
9 10 (4.07%) Java Web Developer
9 10 (4.07%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (3.25%) Software Developer
10 8 (3.25%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (2.85%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (85.37%) XML
2 172 (69.92%) HTML
3 134 (54.47%) Web Services
4 119 (48.37%) CSS
5 73 (29.67%) .NET
6 66 (26.83%) J2EE
7 57 (23.17%) ASP.NET
7 57 (23.17%) XSLT
8 54 (21.95%) SOAP
9 52 (21.14%) jQuery
10 51 (20.73%) Ajax
11 49 (19.92%) XSD
12 44 (17.89%) Spring
13 42 (17.07%) Servlets
14 38 (15.45%) JSON
15 37 (15.04%) JSP
16 35 (14.23%) Hibernate
17 34 (13.82%) WSDL
18 33 (13.41%) REST
19 31 (12.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.54%) Social Media
3 15 (6.10%) iPad
3 15 (6.10%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.47%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.25%) N-Tier
7 7 (2.85%) Thin Client
7 7 (2.85%) Fat Client
8 6 (2.44%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (1.63%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.63%) Online Banking
9 4 (1.63%) Taxonomies
10 3 (1.22%) User Experience
10 3 (1.22%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.22%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.81%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.81%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.81%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 68 (27.64%) Linux
2 46 (18.70%) UNIX
3 33 (13.41%) Windows
4 9 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.22%) Android
6 3 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.81%) CentOS
7 2 (0.81%) Solaris
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (31.30%) TDD
3 66 (26.83%) Scrum
4 54 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (19.92%) SOA
6 43 (17.48%) MVC
7 40 (16.26%) Web Development
8 37 (15.04%) SDLC
9 36 (14.63%) E-Commerce
10 27 (10.98%) Software Engineering
11 26 (10.57%) OO
12 25 (10.16%) Content Management
13 21 (8.54%) Data Modelling
14 18 (7.32%) ERP
15 17 (6.91%) UML
15 17 (6.91%) Workflow
15 17 (6.91%) Waterfall
16 16 (6.50%) Open Source
17 15 (6.10%) Multithreading
17 15 (6.10%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 145 (58.94%) Java
2 143 (58.13%) JavaScript
3 110 (44.72%) SQL
4 69 (28.05%) C#
5 37 (15.04%) XPath
6 24 (9.76%) PL/SQL
7 23 (9.35%) C++
8 20 (8.13%) Shell Script
9 18 (7.32%) VBA
9 18 (7.32%) T-SQL
10 16 (6.50%) C
11 15 (6.10%) Groovy
12 14 (5.69%) VB6
12 14 (5.69%) VB
13 12 (4.88%) PowerShell
14 10 (4.07%) Tcl
15 9 (3.66%) Python
15 9 (3.66%) PHP
16 8 (3.25%) Perl
17 3 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (9.35%) Degree
2 14 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.22%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.41%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.98%) QA
2 3 (1.22%) HL7
3 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) DICOM
System Software
1 5 (2.03%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.22%) Puppet
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle EDQ
4 2 (0.81%) Ansible
4 2 (0.81%) SCOM
5 1 (0.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.41%) Netcool
5 1 (0.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 93 (37.80%) Oracle
2 32 (13.01%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.32%) Perforce
4 17 (6.91%) Sybase
5 16 (6.50%) IBM
6 15 (6.10%) Actimize
6 15 (6.10%) Endeca
6 15 (6.10%) ATG
7 12 (4.88%) New Relic
8 9 (3.66%) webMethods
9 6 (2.44%) Siemens
9 6 (2.44%) Nintex
9 6 (2.44%) Tableau
10 5 (2.03%) Zend
10 5 (2.03%) VMware
11 4 (1.63%) Sitecore
12 3 (1.22%) HP
12 3 (1.22%) Citrix
13 2 (0.81%) Adobe
13 2 (0.81%) Sun
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