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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 121 108 104
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing XSL 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.039% 0.091% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.42% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £400 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £358 £346
% change year-on-year
-15.94% +3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 - £15.19
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
624 475 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.45% 21.50% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 295 310
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.57% -11.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.35 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.30 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham - 1 £400 - 2
XSL
England

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) Tcl
3 3 (60.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (60.00%) CAD
3 3 (60.00%) AutoCAD
3 3 (60.00%) Workflow
3 3 (60.00%) PLM
3 3 (60.00%) Teamcenter
3 3 (60.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) DHTML
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) XSLT
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Itk
3 3 (60.00%) Siemens NX
3 3 (60.00%) XPath
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) AutoCAD
1 3 (60.00%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Integration Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) DHTML
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Itk
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) AppFabric
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (60.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) CAD
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) PLM
2 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) EAI
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Tcl
2 3 (60.00%) XPath
3 2 (40.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) webMethods
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft