The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for XSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XSL over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 124 117
Rank change year-on-year +20 -7  
Contract jobs citing XSL 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.055% 0.042% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £435 £353
% change year-on-year -13.79% +23.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.50 -

XSL is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 383 501 467
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.95% 21.04% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1119 919 909
Median daily rate £425 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 32 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.06 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.57% -46.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £8.88 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £34.50 £34.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing XSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for XSL in Berkshire

XSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XSL in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for XSL in Berkshire

XSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XSL in Berkshire

XSL
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSL within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Reading - 1 - -
XSL
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for XSL.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Apache FOP
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Java 9

XSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Apache FOP
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Java 9
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle