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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
UK
Rank 518 550 514
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -36
Contract jobs citing XSL 77 68 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.47% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 34 65
Median daily rate £413 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £240 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -6.66%
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
13717 14470 13679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.64% 29.00% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9436 9939 9261
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 £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 258 181
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 17 January 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 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 17 January 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 +24 72 £413 -10.32% 19
London +25 46 £450 -5.85% 7
East of England +13 12 £220 - 1
South East +9 9 £413 -2.94% 7
Hertfordshire +5 6 £300 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £220 -
West Sussex - 5 £413 - 1
Dunstable - 5 £220 -
Worthing - 5 £413 - 1
Scotland +26 3 - -
North West +17 3 £275 - 1
Canary Wharf +1 3 £350 -30.00%
City of London -6 3 £325 -43.47% 2
Hampshire +12 2 - - 2
Portsmouth -2 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Hertford - 2 - -
Fleetwood - 2 £275 -
Lancashire - 2 £275 -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Manchester +15 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +2 1 £325 -
North East - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - -
Northumberland - 1 - -

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 141 (86.50%) XML
2 85 (52.15%) JavaScript
3 80 (49.08%) HTML
4 79 (48.47%) Web Services
5 77 (47.24%) SQL
6 76 (46.63%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (39.26%) Java
8 63 (38.65%) CSS
9 57 (34.97%) XSLT
10 49 (30.06%) SOA
11 46 (28.22%) .NET
12 45 (27.61%) SOAP
13 44 (26.99%) OO
13 44 (26.99%) MVC
14 43 (26.38%) XSD
15 40 (24.54%) C#
15 40 (24.54%) REST
16 36 (22.09%) Oracle
17 34 (20.86%) Linux
17 34 (20.86%) Hibernate
18 33 (20.25%) Spring
19 31 (19.02%) SQL Server
20 30 (18.40%) Microsoft
20 30 (18.40%) RESTful
21 29 (17.79%) UML
22 26 (15.95%) Finance
23 25 (15.34%) Workflow
24 24 (14.72%) ITIL
24 24 (14.72%) T-SQL
24 24 (14.72%) PL/SQL

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 (13.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 18 (11.04%) Apache
3 17 (10.43%) IIS
4 10 (6.13%) Apache Solr
4 10 (6.13%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (4.91%) JBoss
6 7 (4.29%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.68%) SharePoint
8 5 (3.07%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (3.07%) CMS
8 5 (3.07%) GlassFish
8 5 (3.07%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.45%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (2.45%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.84%) ColdFusion
10 3 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.23%) Confluence
11 2 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (10.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.07%) MS Office
3 4 (2.45%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.23%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.23%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.61%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (10.43%) Magento
2 14 (8.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (7.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.84%) Teamcenter
5 2 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.20%) SaaS
2 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.45%) Akamai
3 4 (2.45%) IaaS
3 4 (2.45%) Office 365
3 4 (2.45%) PaaS
4 2 (1.23%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.66%) HTTP
2 11 (6.75%) FTP
3 9 (5.52%) SSL
4 8 (4.91%) LDAP
5 7 (4.29%) Firewall
5 7 (4.29%) HTTPS
5 7 (4.29%) Kerberos
5 7 (4.29%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.29%) WinSCP
6 6 (3.68%) SNMP
7 2 (1.23%) DNS
7 2 (1.23%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.61%) Internet
8 1 (0.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.02%) SQL Server
2 24 (14.72%) Relational Database
3 22 (13.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (12.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (10.43%) MySQL
6 16 (9.82%) Oracle Database
7 12 (7.36%) NoSQL
8 11 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (6.75%) MongoDB
9 9 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (4.29%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (3.07%) Redis
11 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (2.45%) Neo4j
12 4 (2.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 4 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (2.45%) OrientDB
12 4 (2.45%) PowerPivot
13 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 17 (10.43%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.36%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (6.13%) JUnit
4 9 (5.52%) Eclipse
4 9 (5.52%) JIRA
5 8 (4.91%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.91%) SoapUI
5 8 (4.91%) Subversion
6 7 (4.29%) ClearCase
6 7 (4.29%) XMLSpy
7 6 (3.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (3.68%) Maven
8 5 (3.07%) FxCop
8 5 (3.07%) Log4j
8 5 (3.07%) ReSharper
8 5 (3.07%) StyleCop
9 4 (2.45%) Ant
9 4 (2.45%) Checkstyle
9 4 (2.45%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (2.45%) IntelliJ
General
1 26 (15.95%) Finance
2 13 (7.98%) Publishing
3 6 (3.68%) Banking
4 5 (3.07%) Automotive
5 3 (1.84%) Retail
6 2 (1.23%) Advertising
6 2 (1.23%) Billing
6 2 (1.23%) Games
6 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.61%) Electronics
7 1 (0.61%) Front Office
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 102 (62.58%) Developer
2 24 (14.72%) Architect
3 20 (12.27%) .NET Developer
4 18 (11.04%) Java Developer
5 16 (9.82%) Magento Developer
6 14 (8.59%) Java Architect
6 14 (8.59%) ServiceNow Developer
7 13 (7.98%) Consultant
8 10 (6.13%) C# Developer
9 9 (5.52%) Software Architect
9 9 (5.52%) VB.NET Developer
9 9 (5.52%) XML Developer
10 8 (4.91%) E-Commerce Developer
10 8 (4.91%) J2EE Architect
10 8 (4.91%) Java/J2EE Architect
11 7 (4.29%) Analyst
11 7 (4.29%) Applications Support
11 7 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (4.29%) CRM Consultant
11 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (86.50%) XML
2 80 (49.08%) HTML
3 79 (48.47%) Web Services
4 63 (38.65%) CSS
5 57 (34.97%) XSLT
6 46 (28.22%) .NET
7 45 (27.61%) SOAP
8 43 (26.38%) XSD
9 40 (24.54%) REST
10 34 (20.86%) Hibernate
11 33 (20.25%) Spring
12 30 (18.40%) RESTful
13 23 (14.11%) J2EE
13 23 (14.11%) XHTML
14 22 (13.50%) ASP.NET
14 22 (13.50%) JSON
15 21 (12.88%) AngularJS
16 18 (11.04%) WSDL
17 17 (10.43%) XML Schema
18 16 (9.82%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.59%) CMDB
2 9 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.52%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.29%) DataPower
4 6 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.07%) EMV
5 5 (3.07%) iPhone
6 4 (2.45%) Contactless
7 3 (1.84%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.84%) User Experience
8 2 (1.23%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.23%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.61%) iPad
9 1 (0.61%) W3C
9 1 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.86%) Linux
2 18 (11.04%) Windows
3 12 (7.36%) Unix
4 7 (4.29%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.68%) Android
6 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (46.63%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (30.06%) SOA
3 44 (26.99%) MVC
3 44 (26.99%) OO
4 29 (17.79%) UML
5 25 (15.34%) Workflow
6 24 (14.72%) ITIL
7 21 (12.88%) E-Commerce
8 19 (11.66%) SDLC
9 18 (11.04%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (11.04%) Open Source
10 17 (10.43%) OO PHP
11 16 (9.82%) DevOps
11 16 (9.82%) ITSM
11 16 (9.82%) TDD
12 15 (9.20%) ITIL V3
13 13 (7.98%) CRM
13 13 (7.98%) Scrum
14 12 (7.36%) Content Management
15 11 (6.75%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (52.15%) JavaScript
2 77 (47.24%) SQL
3 64 (39.26%) Java
4 40 (24.54%) C#
5 24 (14.72%) PL/SQL
5 24 (14.72%) T-SQL
6 18 (11.04%) PHP
7 14 (8.59%) ActionScript
7 14 (8.59%) VB
7 14 (8.59%) VB.NET
8 13 (7.98%) XPath
9 12 (7.36%) VB6
10 10 (6.13%) C++
11 8 (4.91%) VBScript
12 7 (4.29%) PowerShell
13 5 (3.07%) Tcl
13 5 (3.07%) XQuery
14 4 (2.45%) Python
15 3 (1.84%) C
16 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (4.29%) Degree
1 7 (4.29%) ISEB
1 7 (4.29%) ISTQB
2 5 (3.07%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.07%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.07%) SLA
2 4 (2.45%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (4.29%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (3.68%) Varnish
3 3 (1.84%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (4.91%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.45%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.61%) Ansible
3 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.61%) Puppet
3 1 (0.61%) Salt
3 1 (0.61%) SCCM
3 1 (0.61%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 36 (22.09%) Oracle
2 30 (18.40%) Microsoft
3 20 (12.27%) HP
4 17 (10.43%) ServiceNow
5 16 (9.82%) Adobe
5 16 (9.82%) IBM
5 16 (9.82%) Zend
6 14 (8.59%) Remedy
7 13 (7.98%) BMC
7 13 (7.98%) Sybase
8 6 (3.68%) Atlassian
8 6 (3.68%) SAP
9 5 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (3.07%) webMethods
9 5 (3.07%) Xamarin
10 4 (2.45%) BEA
10 4 (2.45%) F5
10 4 (2.45%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.23%) Solace
11 2 (1.23%) VMware