The table below looks at the statistics for XSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSL over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank - 97 105
Contract jobs citing XSL 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.094% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.37% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
XSL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
557 536 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.94% 25.13% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 321 292
Average daily rate £371 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 21
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

XSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XSL across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XSL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

XSL
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XSL across the West Midlands region.

XSL Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

XSL
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XSL across the West Midlands region.

XSL Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

XSL
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Coventry - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
XSL
England

XSL
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) XSLT
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) Web Development
2 6 (85.71%) WCF
2 6 (85.71%) Office 365
3 5 (71.43%) InfoPath
3 5 (71.43%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (71.43%) FxCop
3 5 (71.43%) NUnit
4 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) Adobe
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) XHTML
5 1 (14.29%) XML

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (71.43%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (71.43%) FxCop
1 5 (71.43%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) XSLT
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) XHTML
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Web Development
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe